We’ve found two things to be true as we work with our couples to reschedule weddings: They’re either married to the season they’d originally picked and are willing to wait. Or they want to get married as soon as possible, so they don’t mind moving the date to another season. If you’ve had to postpone your wedding, then perhaps you have feelings about the time of year you’d like to get married. We asked the event planners at The Gables at Chadds Ford to weigh in on what makes
For many brides, the engagement comes as a surprise. Maybe that bended-knee moment is at a special dinner, during a hike to a favorite spot, on the beach, or in front of family and friends. For Devin Delargy, it came not only as a surprise but on national television: Her fiance, Casey Sheehan, knocked it out of the park on the Rachael Ray Show! You might say the moment was beyond … delish. How did he do it? Devin and Casey share the behind-the-scenes scoop on their bigger-tha
How many times have you heard, “It’s your day!”? Yet, somehow you feel … responsible? … for others’ wishes…? We get it. News flash: It is your day! You have the absolute right to make it all about you and your other half. As a couple, you’re in control of your wedding day. Here are a few dos and don’ts to ease your mind, and up your enjoyment: Photo by Christie Green Photography Start with the easy ones: Dance. Laugh. Don’t sweat the small stuff. Enjoy your day! Stop, and be
Congrats — you’re getting married to the partner of your dreams. You got the yes, and now it’s time to help plan the big day. Yes, we said plan: The groom has input, too! Gents! One of your best friends is getting married and you’ve been asked to be part of the wedding party. Awesome, right? Bachelor party shennanies and toasts await. But, that’s not all. You have responsibilities, too. The Gables at Chadds Ford’s events team has done its fair share of weddings of all types.
What puts the “special” in a special event? The people, the party and the place. Having your wedding, shower, confirmation, bar or bat mitzvah, holiday party, graduation party or other milestone event on a weekend or weekday isn’t nearly as important as who is there, what happens during the event and where it is. Booking a business event? A weekday event makes the best use of time when your attendees are primed to get down to work. Consider weekdays and evenings when you’re h
It’s finally here: Your wedding day! All that planning is about to pay off with the wedding of your dreams. Now you’re ready for your day to start with stress-free pampering. Your day is about to start that way, right? Couples who choose The Gables at Chadds Ford know that their day will start with one-stop wedding prep, a toast and tempting nibbles. That’s because they’ll take advantage of our wedding suite, which is included with every wedding package. Our wedding suite is
Technology had a big hand in Colleen and Chris Patterson’s happily ever after, thanks to MySpace and some creative Googling. Yes, MySpace. In 2007, Chris found Colleen Campbell’s MySpace profile and messaged her. Colleen had just finished grad school and was new to Chris’ hometown of Salisbury, Md. She almost ignored the message, then figured she was looking for friends in her new area and thought he seemed interesting. “We went on our first date … and that was it,” Colleen r