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Questions from Real Couples like YOU!

The subject matter for my articles is based on elements of the day I feel should be discussed with those of you planning a wedding celebration. However, a thought occurred to me that the subjects we discuss should be all about your questions and the va …

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Picking Posies Part 2 – Bouquet Styles

Now, you may know the difference between an artemisia and a zinnia from the first posy article, but do you know how to make them into a bouquet perfectly suited for your wedding day? Should you pick a posy based on your height, your shape, your theme, …

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The most important part of the wedding day should be the ceremony

Devote the time your ceremony deserves. By Lois Heckman, Wedding Celebrant To all those couples who are confused by wedding rituals, concerned about combining beliefs or just generally avoiding the planning of the wedding ceremony (because they don’t k …

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The Wedding Warrior is Back!

Goooooooood morning Wedding Couples! Hope you are dug or digging out of the recent Winter storms. These snow events took us by surprise but made for a beautiful view for the many wonderful couples that attended the (not-so) Spring Wedding Sampling Even …

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The Knot Best of Weddings Award

I’m beyond thrilled to post this message, and shout out the good news! Once again, Stroudsmoor has won The Knot Best of Weddings Award! It’s the ultimate stamp of approval from our couples and lists Stroudsmoor among the highest and most-rated vendors …

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A couple are face down on massage beds while holding hands. A bucket of champagne is in between them.

Romantic Touches for the Wedding Night

Yes, you’re married and danced the night away, but don’t let the romance end when the band (DJ) stops playing. Let the love of the wedding day continue long into the evening with a little gesture called a romantic “touch”. These are personal, heart-war …

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WW Takes a Holiday

As the holidays approach, I must turn my efforts towards making holiday memories for the many guests that will visit us at Stroudsmoor, and to the happiness and well-being of my own family. 2017 has been a very trying year for the Pirones, as we sadly …

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Winter Weddings

No longer is June the proverbial wedding month in the Pocono Mountains. The fall is the height of the NEW Pocono wedding season. However, Pocono Winter Weddings are the most wonderful – especially when they are white with snow! Consider including great …

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A couple in wedding attire stare at each other in front of an outdoor altar. It is nighttime and they are alone. The rocks and trees behind them are lit in purple lights.

Send-offs of the Century

For some the end of the wedding is a simple good-bye to friends and family. For others, it is the send-off of a century! Saying good-bye to family and friends after the last dance is over is a bitter-sweet farewell. Some couples find saying the party’s …

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Lights, Camera, Action at Lawnhaven!

Couples are forever asking for the perfect outdoor environment without the worries of weather.  I found it – Lawnhaven at Stroudsmoor. Yes, I am prejudiced, as Stroudsmoor is my first choice for all things wedding, but take a look at why Lawnhaven is t …

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Veil or Not to Veil?

When preparing your wedding ensemble is a veil a must? Yes and no depending on your personality, dress style and the location of your wedding ceremony. There is lots to talk about when it comes to the wedding veil, but here is the short version of veil …

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A Theme Thesis

This week the Wedding Warrior is proud to introduce another of her comrades in arms – the Worldly Wedding Wench. WWW has enjoyed a career of 10-years in the wedding industry, and has countless wedding related skills under her belt (of course, not as ma …

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