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J. Varisco Events is now WeddingWire Rated for 2010 Lafayette, LA - August 13, 2010 - WeddingWire, the nation's leading site for wedding reviews, just announced that J. Varisco Events is WeddingWire Rated 2010 for Wedding Planners. WeddingWire Rated is an annual award program for wedding professionals based on hundreds of thousands of recent wedding…
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Tips for an outdoor wedding

So you want to have an outdoor wedding?  Think about what the weather will be like at the time of the year for your outdoor wedding. Sunny and hot? Make sure your guests are hydrated– have your ushers give your guests ice cold bottles of water as they are seated. You may also consider printing your wedding programs…
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Website Update

As you may notice, our website has been updated. We hope the changes will make it more user friendly. We may still be experiencing some technical glitches and we thank you for your patience. We are striving to bring you great information to help you with all your wedding needs. We want to thank our…
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Wedding Colors

Your wedding colors will set the tone of your event. I read many articles on the internet and in magazines each week. It still amazes me the broad range of colors out there to pick from. Here are some ideas for you to think about: Hottest Color: Coral and Gray Happy: Yellow and Gray Classic:…
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Preserving Your Wedding Cake

Many couples make a tradition out of freezing their wedding cake for a year and eating it on their one-year anniversary. It is considered good luck and an omen for long life together to preserve the top tier of your wedding cake to eat on your first anniversary. This is a very simple task to…
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Choosing the date

There are lots of factors to take into consideration when choosing your wedding date.  You might want a beautiful fall wedding and then realize that the biggest college team will be playing in your hometown.  Wintertime is crisp and cold so remember that all the holiday parties will be in full swing.  If you are getting…
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Wedding Budget

Planning your wedding will probably be the most overwhelming time in your life.  Wedding planners help you save time and money while organizing all of your wedding details.  The number 1 problem that we encounter are brides NOT sticking to a budget.  Lot's of couples set a budget then decide they need more of everything without keeping their…
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Grooms Cake

One of my favorite assignments as a wedding planner is bringing the bride to pick out the groom’s cake. The groom’s cake dates back to the 19th century and is a very Southern tradition. It was often much smaller than the wedding cake and the flavor was usually the groom’s favorite. The most recognizable groom’s…
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Choosing your florist

Flowers are the most important part of the wedding so be choosy when picking out your florist.  In my book, word of mouth is the best way to find a great florist.  Ask your girlfriends and people you trust who they used for their wedding.  Start your search at least 6 months (or earlier if…
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Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Your wedding day is here, you planned for everything…but remember emergencies happen. To keep the stress down and avoid disasters put together a wedding day emergency kit and give it to your maid of honor. Hopefully you won’t need to use any of these items on your wedding day, but you’ll have peace of mind…
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