Posts Written OnMarch 2016

Wedding Superstitions Couples on the verge of tying the knot spend lots of time hoping their wedding day goes off without a hitch. The threat of rain or temporarily misplaced rings can make couples feel the hands of fate are casting bad luck on the proceedings, but couples need not worry. Superstitions are not always negative, and there are many things thought to bestow good luck on couples about to wed. The following are some of the more popular harbingers of good luck couples can look for on their wedding day. Rain signifies various things in different cultures, and many…

The Coast Discovery Inn, conveniently located in downtown Campbell River, features the elegant Quadra/Cortes Ballroom, which accommodates up to 120 people for your Wedding Reception. Our Red Seal chef has a wide selection of menu options from which you may choose. Understanding that you may have guests who have dietary restrictions, we also have the flexibility to incorporate adaptations into your menu. Casual or formal, plated or buffet, you select the meal, the settings and the presentation. Then, set up to clean up, we take care of the rest. The per person price for dinner includes having our professional, uniformed…

Weddings are a time for celebration and sharing good times. Some couples want to share their love and excitement with as many people as they can fit under one roof, while others may prefer a more intimate affair to enjoy with a select few. One difficult decision couples must face when planning a wedding is whether or not to invite children to join in the festivities. Young guests can bring an energetic spark to the celebration, but kids unaccustomed to dressing up and enjoying a fancy night out may get swept away by the majesty of the night. Adult guests…

Engaged couples may be ready to walk down the aisle and begin their new life together, but first they have to get to the ceremony. Couples have many options at their disposal regarding transportation on their wedding days. Limousines continue to be popular choices, but other vehicles also may fit your needs. The size of the average wedding party has grown, which means a greater number of people may need a ride to the festivities. But couples also must decide how they will get to and from their ceremonies. Couples who want to arrive in style may want to consider…

Weddings are a chance for couples tying the knot to be the centre of attention. All eyes will be glued to the bride and groom on this special day, which makes it even more important for couples to look their collective best. Brides might garner most of the attention on a couple’s wedding day, but dashing grooms also will get their share of attention. As a result, grooms must be just as diligent as their blushing brides with regard to grooming and appearance on their wedding days. To look picture-perfect, grooms may want to include these grooming tips in their…

The realization that months and months of planning and anticipation are finally about to come to a head often inspires some jitters in the days leading up to the wedding. The following are a few ways couples can calm those nerves in the hours leading up to the moment they have devoted so much time and effort to planning. Get a good night’s rest. Couples should prioritize a good night’s sleep the night before they are set to walk down the aisle. Make your last night as an unmarried couple an early night so you will look your best and…

When planning their weddings, couples may find themselves becoming experts on subjects they previously never gave much thought. Thanks to the cost of weddings, today’s couples must make each decision carefully, and that may result in hours of research and discussion. One of the big decisions couples must make when planning their weddings concerns their floral arrangements. The right floral arrangements won’t break the bank but will add substantial aesthetic appeal to ceremonies and receptions. It can be difficult for couples to achieve that balance of cost and look on their own, so the following are a few helpful hints…

Photography is a great way for couples to capture all the special moments that occur on their wedding days. Long after the final piece of wedding cake has been consumed, wedding albums remain to remind couples of all those moments that made their big day so special. Photography preferences differ from couple to couple, but when weather permits, many brides and grooms prefer to take photos outdoors. Mother Nature can provide some awe-inspiring backdrops, and such beauty comes at no extra cost. Couples using professional photographers should share their image preferences with their photographers, especially if outdoor photography is desired.…

Many couples find themselves bombarded with questions the moment they become engaged, and perhaps no question is more common than, “When is the wedding?” Although a number of couples would prefer to bask in the excitement of their engagement, some couples feel pressured to rush into picking a wedding date. Choosing a wedding date without giving it much consideration may make things more difficult down the road. Rather than jumping head first into any decisions, couples should give thought to any and all dates and decide if there are certain times of the year they want to tie the knot…

During this busy time planning your wedding we would love the opportunity to help you choose the perfect rings. Visit Thong’s Jewellery and choose from our wide selection of engagement and wedding rings. If we don’t have what you are looking for…. we can help you custom design your own creations. We would happily use your old gold in your new creation to preserve your traditions.  As a long standing, locally owned and operated family business, we stand by our product and work. So please feel free to drop in and say hello. Congratulations on your upcoming union and we…