Category Archive for: Wedding Planning Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Cookie Table!

If you are being married in southwestern Pennsylvania, the chances are you are having a cookie table! In my years of experience with weddings large and small, I would have to say almost all of my brides choose this fantastic dessert option! When I think back as long as I can, I remember my own Greek American family…

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Nichole and Arnold’s Wedding Day!

As I have said, God has blessed me with beautiful wedding couples this season and Nichole and Arnold are no exception! I met them through a wonderful old friend and Michelene and I worked with them for months leading up to their wedding. It was worth it! Nichole had a vision- she loved the classic…

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Tara and Jeff’s Wedding!

This season’s bridal couples have touched a special place in my heart and Tara and Jeff are no exception. Tara and I worked together for almost a year on her wedding day. She had beautiful ideas and did a fantastic job planning her details. I loved the blue with white polka dot dresses for the bridesmaids, paired…

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Bar Mitzvah Magic

We are blessed to have a full season ahead of weddings to look forward to! But wait, a Bar Mitvzah? Of course! We are versatile and Joanne has much experience coordinating celebrations around this sacred Jewish event. First, the temple hall was decked out in turquoise and black. Lendable Linens provided the cloth napkins and MissElaineous…

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Weddings on The Gateway Clipper

With so many venue options to choose from these days, a bride and groom can really have some tough choices to make. Barn, hotel, conservancy, outdoor- there are lots of decisions to make just on location alone. Many years ago I went to a wedding on the Gateway Clipper. I remember it being magical because as the sun…

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Ordinary IS Extraordinary! Our First Book!

If you have ever wondered why we do weddings, here’s your chance to find out. Our owner/founder, Joanne Jamis Cain, has self published her first book! Here’s an excerpt from her latest post on Katherine’s Daughter: When I received the first early copies of my book, I gave one to the mother of my granddaughter…

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In the Company of Beautiful Women

“She is free in her wildness, she is a wanderess, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules or customs. ‘Time’ for her isn’t something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water.” ― Roman Payne If you’ve been reading my blog for any…

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Nichole + Arnold

We love to hear true love stories and Nichole and Arnold have one of the best we have ever heard. Their wedding will be this summer at Stonebridge Farm Nursery, Big Sewickley Creek Road, Economy, Pennsylvania. Nichole loves the book “The Secret Garden” (by Frances Hodgson Burnett) and is modeling her wedding after it. There will…

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Jessica and John’s Storybook Baby Shower

It was a beautiful autumn day, perfect for traveling near and far. Many guests came to wish Jessica and John showers of happiness for their new baby, Penelope Katherine, due on John’s own birthday of January 9. We all love nature and the Walter J. Brannon Community Center in Sewickley, Pennsylvania highlighted the gorgeous wooded…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year Andy Williams – It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Lyrics | MetroLyrics Sewickley Village held their annual Wine Walk this year on November 4 and wow, what a crowd! I arrived in…

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