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The New Caesar Salad –

  by Mark Kingsdorf, Master Bridal Consultant     Too funny how some things come from our past… my classical culinary training has taught me that Caesar Salad is done one way, one recipe and traditionally made to order often table side…. Add anything else to it and it is no longer a Caesar Salad...

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Our Preferred Vendor List

We get calls all the time from Wedding Professionals asking if we have a preferred vendor list and if so how to get on it… First thing you’ll notice is that I referred to people calling as “Wedding Professionals” and they use the term ‘vendors” – potato, potato… We always use the term Wedding Professionals...

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Ruth + David’s Rose Garden Ballroom Wedding

The Rose Garden Ballroom in the Hyatt at the Bellevue was the perfect location for this couples vintage inspired wedding… the ballroom was built in 1904 in the architectural style of the French Renaissance. Their 1920’s – 1930’s inspired feel included  retro styled invitations and stationery (designed by our own Christina Gargano Lupo), as well...

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Forget Regret. Or Life Is Yours To Miss.

    What will you regret at the end of your wedding day? We recently attended a Bridal Panel at our local National Association of Catering and Events chapter. It was mix of six couples, all recently married or soon to be married. Each with various budgets and styles of weddings from across the region…...

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Going Public

  More and more of our couples are hosting chic, urban weddings… In many of these cases the photos are done in some VERY public places. We’ve had a couple {Lauren + Gene} who entered into the realm of Occupy Philadelphia with photographer Jackie Bayne of Love Shack Photo – the couple was crossing between...

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Philadelphia’s Newest Loft Style Space

    All of our wedding planning friends in NYC are always jealous of the historic space we have to host weddings in Philadelphia {and rightly so…}; and we’re pretty jealous of the number of ‘white box’, loft style spaces they have in NYC…. they are a great blank canvass for a personalized wedding. Well,...

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Rachel + Jake’s Winterthur Wedding, Wilmington, DE

  By: Karen Peterkin, PBC Rachel and Jake were married on a beautiful evening at the Winterthur Country Estate in Delaware. Winterthur was once the childhood home of Henry Francis du Pont.  Today, Winterthur is a museum of American decorative arts, displayed in the grand 175-room mansion.  The house is set amidst a 1,000-acre preserve...

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Call me, Maybe?

  by Mark Kingsdorf, MBC – Director of The Queen of Hearts Wedding Consultants   The day has finally come! As some of you may know, when I started The Queen of Hearts Wedding Consultants nearly 13 years ago our ‘office phone’ was a cell phone. It was great when I was working part time...

Can You Say Makhetonim?

  {LOL, sorry, I just love the way that word sounds}.Doing lots of Jewish weddings, you pick up lots of new vocabulary - Makhetonim (mock – ha –tun-im) is a great Yiddish word, it actually has no direct English translation – it roughly means co-in-laws or co- parenting your child’s spouse. We love how this...

…and Getting Reviewed {part 3 of a series}

  All brides are beautiful! And every wedding showcased on every wedding planner’s, caterers, florists or photographer’s website is beautiful. We make an effort to showcase a wide range of the types of wedding we assist in planning – we’ve done weddings of nearly every race, religion and ethnicity. And we enjoy helping every couple...