Super simple ways to create a fun wedding reception

fun wedding reception

It’s not hard to create a fun wedding reception, but it’s also easy to blow it and create a boring affair you’ll lament for years to come. You need to put some irresistible, positive elements in place at the same time that you eliminate the possibility of potential monkey wrenches. These ideas are presented in…

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Marriage benefits you may not have thought of

marriage benefits

The marriage rate in the U.S. began a steady decline in the early 1970s before leveling off around 2009 at much lower levels. Keep reading if you’re not married. Younger Americans have lost sight of the reality that marriage benefits are amazing. A lot of Millennials don’t realize the positive impact getting married can have…

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The changing role of religion in modern weddings

wedding Bible verses

God is still part of contemporary weddings, but formal religion less so. Nonetheless, wedding Bible verses are still a staple in wedding ceremonies whether the ceremony is in a church or elsewhere. A majority of Millennials believe in God Although a majority of Millennials believe in God, they are less likely to marry in a…

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Co-Worker Wedding Etiquette

co-worker wedding etiquette

Co-worker wedding etiquette can get pretty dicey. Who do you invite, and more critically, who do you NOT invite to your Fayetteville wedding? Wedding trends ramp up your challenges, as a survey of 13,000 brides by The Knot shows the size of guests guest lists is dropping. In 2009, the average size of a guest…

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Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

One of the most popular wedding entrance songs for Fayetteville weddings has got to be Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by JS Bach. If you’re in the process of selecting wedding ceremony music, consider the rich possibilities of Bach’s Masterpiece. Bach composed the piece between 1716 and 1723 as part of a larger piece. Interestingly,…

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Engagement ring spending

engagement ring spending

How much does the average engagement ring cost?  $6351. It seems that engagement ring spending is on the rise according to The Knot’s Jewelry & Engagement Study. The average engagement ring went for $5095 in 2011. So why has the price seemingly gone up? Brides and grooms have changed more than the prices of the…

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Pros & Cons of a Wedding Party Bus

wedding party bus

There’s a couple you may know whose Catholic wedding ceremony was scheduled early afternoon. But the wedding reception didn’t begin until 5:30 PM. What should the wedding party do to kill time between the ceremony and reception? Hire a wedding party bus! This scenario often comes up with couples planning a wedding ceremony in a…

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Top wedding regrets

wedding regrets

Are you engaged? If you scan online wedding literature and social media, you’ll discover some pretty common wedding regrets keep popping up. For example, at a wedding website called “Woman Getting Married,”  the author, Lindsay Goldenberg Jones, said a good DJ company is one of three places worth splurging on: “If I had to spend…

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Embarrassing wedding guest etiquette blunders

wedding guest etiquette blunders

Most people have enough common sense not to pull the shenanigans I’m about to reveal. However, one person reading this (okay, maybe two) need to have their eyes opened to some real embarrassing wedding guest etiquette blunders that can irritate, incense, and even infuriate your wedding hosts. RSVP! Embarrassing wedding guest etiquette blunders begin with…

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The joy of an under budget wedding

under budget wedding

Most brides and grooms are shell-shocked when all the bills come due from their wedding. Most spent far more than they budgeted. It doesn’t have to be that way. The joy of an under budget wedding can be yours. Five Star Entertainment has worked with countless brides and grooms (and their parents) throughout the Fayetteville…

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