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Food & Beverage Wedding Planning Advice

3 Questions to Ask Your Caterer During Your Tasting

3 Questions to Ask Your Caterer During your Food Tasting

Crafting a wedding menu is one of the best parts about planning– especially if you’re a foodie! We’ve worked with a lot of couples on curating a unique and delicious menu for their Connecticut wedding. Most caterers will give you the opportunity to come in for a tasting. During the tasting, you’ll taste items you’ve selected for your wedding day menu to get your menu justright. It’s also an opportunity for the caterer to gauge your palette; what you like…

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Wedding Photoshoots

Preppy Nautical Connecticut Wedding Inspiration

Nautical & Preppy wedding invitation suite in navy blue, red and yellow

Known fact: we always have a little prep in our step here at Jubilee Events! We set out to create some inspiration for a preppy, nautical Connecticut wedding. Cue all the stripes, dark navy, bold red and a sprinkle of glitter (because we love to glam up our nautical looks!). This photoshoot originally appeared in The Connecticut Bride a few moons ago, but we recently created more content for it, as it was suppose to be in our new book,…

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Connecticut Wedding Decor & Design Ideas

3 Stunning Outdoor Ceremony Backdrop Ideas for Your Connecticut Wedding

3 Stunning Outdoor Ceremony Backdrop Ideas for Your Connecticut Wedding

Our clients always give special attention and care to the way their ceremony looks and feels. It’s the part of your wedding day everyone is here to witness, so putting some thought into the backdrop of where you’ll exchange vows is important! For outdoor wedding ceremonies in Connecticut, there are a variety of fun and unique options for backdrops. Always consider your surroundings and why you chose the location. That will help to guide you in making decor decisions to…

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Connecticut Weddings

A Jubilee Event: Brendan + Ryan’s Classic, Black Tie Wedding at the Lord Thompson Manor in Thompson, Connecticut

I believe in love more than anything else. We witness it every day and, in many cases, I feel it is one of the highest powers out there. It’s true. And when I see a couple who holds so much love for one another that everyone around them feels it in their heart, I cannot help but turn grateful to feel this as well. Brendan and Ryan. Every time I think of these guys, I get that warm feeling in…

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Connecticut Weddings Featured Posts

Featured: Yuna and Barrett are Live on Carats + Cake!!

I know just about every one of us in New England is dreaming about warmer, sunnier days spent by the sea. While I wish we could make that a reality, this classic shoreline wedding will just have to do! Live on Carats + Cake today is the darling wedding of Yuna and Barrett, designed, planned, and coordinated by the amazing Libby Basile! Go check them out and be sure to visit the full story here. Thank you to the ladies…

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Connecticut Weddings

A Jubilee Event: Jordan + Mike’s Colorful Fall Home Wedding in Hamden, Connecticut

Private Home Connecticut wedding via http://www.eventjubilee.com

Connecticut Home Wedding Planner: Jordan & Mike Jordan! My dear Jordan! My kindred spirit in all things cupcakes and dessert. Kind, genuine, and charmingly funny, all traits mirrored in her hubby, Mike! Behind everything the other one did, you always saw some helpful intent, something that said “I am here to take care of you.” Behind every action and every word was warmth and love. As I went through these images, the ones most noticeable were those of Jordan and…

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Connecticut Weddings Wedding Photoshoots

Inspired Photo Shoot: An Urban Oasis at the Hog River Brewery in Hartford, Connecticut

A little recipe from the cookbook of all things dreamy and inspiring… First, gather a handful of creatives all equally excited to bring their talents together and collaborate. Next, find a unique venue that boasts the perfect setting for all the ideas in your head. Meet and giddily discuss the endless possibility for what can happen in said space. Finally, bring your talents to reality! When we first met at Hog River Brewery, we were elated to find this little…

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Latest Trends Things We Love

Wedding Trend Inspiration: Layers of Fringe

Why do I love fringe as wedding decor? Let me count the ways—it’s festive, it’s feminine but not too fluffy and it’s the stuff Boomerang dreams are made of! I am currently feeling really inspired by fringe and wanted to share with you a few of the ways you can incorporate it into your wedding style (without over doing it!) (From top right) Fringe is trending on the bridal runway and this Rue De Seine gown is a sweet option…

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Connecticut Weddings

A Jubilee Event: Nicole + Mikey’s Perfectly Vintage Wedding at The Webb Barn in Wethersfield, Connecticut

There is nothing we adore more than a great love story! Of course, we are met with many every day as we elaborate on them to design and plan our clients’ weddings. Nicole and Mikey’s story was one in the making since they were 9 years old, a detail that only began to etch at how sweet their love is for one another. As someone who loves special and symbolic meanings, it is vital that we note Nicole and Mikey’s…

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