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Seven Tips for Setting (and Sticking to) Your Wedding Budget

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Seven Tips for Setting (and Sticking to) Your Wedding Budget

Your wedding is probably the biggest event you will ever organise, and of course you want to get it just right. Getting carried away can happen to the best of us though, so setting a budget is vital to ensure that you not only have a wonderful day, but that you don’t pay dearly for it afterwards! Before you dive into the preparations, here are a few tips for setting your budget, and sticking to it in the face of temptation! Decide what’s most important The size of your budget is a very personal decision, so there’s no right or wrong figure. You need to take into account how much you can realistically afford to spend, and how much you want to. Do remember that your wedding day is just the start. You are likely to want a honeymoon, and to have something in the...

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Six Tips for Planning a Vineyard Wedding near Melbourne

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Six Tips for Planning a Vineyard Wedding near Melbourne

When it comes to wedding planning, the choice of venue is often one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. Vineyards are a popular option, and make for memorable wedding photos and plenty of atmosphere. If you’re considering a vineyard wedding near Melbourne, there are a few things you need to think about.  Choose the perfect setting One of the reasons vineyards tend to make such wonderful wedding locations is the atmosphere. Envisage rustic cellar doors between lush, rolling hills and charming country restaurants overlooking fields of vines. Obviously not all vineyards are the same, so it’s important to look at plenty of images when narrowing down your shortlist, and to visit the vineyards you have shortlisted. An overnight stay can be a good idea, so...

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Dietary Needs? Discuss with Your Wedding Venue Early

»Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Weddings | Comments Off on Dietary Needs? Discuss with Your Wedding Venue Early

Dietary Needs? Discuss with Your Wedding Venue Early

Deciding on the food for your wedding should be one of the most enjoyable aspects of planning your big day, yet it can be more than a little stressful, especially these days when so many people have special dietary requirements. Wedding venues in Melbourne and across country Victoria that offer restaurants or specialist caterers should be able to help you create a menu that’s both perfectly delectable and practical. However, they may first need a little information about you – and your guests – in order to create the perfect country wedding feast. Allergies and intolerances When restaurants and caterers talk about dietary considerations, they are not just referring to likes and dislikes. For some people, there are certain foods that they simply cannot eat....

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette – Questions and Answers

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette – Questions and Answers

In Australia, we tend to be a rather informal and laidback lot, but it can be a different matter when it comes to weddings! Whether you are having a small intimate affair or a splashy formal do, there’s a lot to think about and plan for. The situation also calls for a little etiquette that you might not be very familiar with. Let’s take a look at the etiquette surrounding wedding invitations, including who to invite, when to send invitations, and other tricky matters. Who should be invited? This can be a sensitive issue! Many a wedding has resulted in some people having their noses out of joint because they assumed they would be invited to the wedding or reception and they haven’t been. It’s important to be clear about the number of guests you want right...

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A Culinary Adventure at Glen Erin at Lancefield

»Posted by on Jul 6, 2014 in Function & Events, Restaurant & Cellar Door, Weddings | Comments Off on A Culinary Adventure at Glen Erin at Lancefield

A Culinary Adventure at Glen Erin at Lancefield

Nestled amidst rolling hills in the beautiful Macedon Ranges of Victoria, Glen Erin at Lancefield is a charming historic property offering 4½ star boutique accommodation. While the heritage and natural attractions ensure it’s an ideal destination for wedding parties, conference groups or anyone looking for an idyllic escape, the culinary delights and country hospitality are yet another reason to make a trip to this renowned corner of Victoria. The Restaurant Glen Erin’s Grange Restaurant overlooks picturesque vineyards and offers a range of delectable a la carte dishes, including Mediterranean, Asian and Australian flavours – and sophisticated fusion fare. The restaurant’s outdoor terrace is a popular drawcard in summer, and in the cooler months...

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Have the Wedding of Your Dreams at Glen Erin

»Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Weddings | Comments Off on Have the Wedding of Your Dreams at Glen Erin

Have the Wedding of Your Dreams at Glen Erin There are many factors that go towards making the perfect wedding, such as a beautiful dress, stunning flowers, having your friends and family around you and a bit of luck with the weather, but one element that is fundamental in ensuring your wedding day lives up to your dreams is the right choice of wedding venue. A recent bridal survey found that most brides (64%) visit between two and five different possible venues before selecting one, but you can be sure that once you have visited Glen Erin at Lancefield, you won’t want to look any further. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anillos.jpg A Romantic Setting Nestled in the picturesque countryside of the Macedon Ranges in central Victoria, Glen Erin really is the...

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