backyard modern jewish wedding

Memorial day weekend mentally marks the start of summer! The end of school, swimming, summer camp, vacations, fireworks and the lazy, hazy days of summer loom ahead of us with expectancy.  Usually, a wedding being officiated by a Jewish clergy has signaled the start of wedding season.  (A weekend with a Monday off is always a blessing for a couple who wants a Sunday wedding with a reception that goes all night!) What better way…

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You know we never miss a chance to celebrate Pie on Modern Jewish Wedding National Pie Day (not to be confused with National Pi Day on 3.14) is smack dab in the middle of the pie making season (between Thanksgiving & Chrismakah) Michele loves a good pie so much, she dispensed with the wedding cake and had a Pie Bar. Finding it difficult to do away with the traditional wedding cake, but, want to speak…

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backyard modern jewish wedding

Memorial day weekend mentally marks the start of summer! The end of school, swimming, summer camp, vacations, fireworks and the lazy, hazy days of summer loom ahead of us with expectancy.  Usually, a wedding being officiated by a Jewish clergy has signaled the start of wedding season.  (A weekend with a Monday off is always a blessing for a couple who wants a Sunday wedding with a reception that goes all night!) What better way…

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On those occasions when Mr. MJW and I get to spend nights out on the town sans teenage daughter it sucks when the enjoyment is hampered by rude guests. For a cultural event, like a Jewish wedding (bar or bat mitzvah or other lifecycle), it can be difficult to know how to be a good guest. Especially, if you don’t know the minhag.  (Minhag are the customs and manners accepted at each venue!) Here are…

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Hard to believe, but, Summer is a comin’! Having an Outdoor Wedding or Reception in the Summer? Here at 10 Tips for a Successful Outdoor Wedding & Reception Hire a Certified Wedding Professional! If you’ve decided on an outdoor wedding and/or reception Hire a Wedding Professional! A planner earns her keep just by nailing down a back up weather plan and putting it into action if the need arises!  Weather effects an outdoor wedding and…

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