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Should you order a groom’s cake?

You’ve said yes to your man and are busy planning the wedding. Do you order a groom’s cake? Carolyn Lima of Creekside Creations – a bakery based in Maggie Valley – helps answer this question. The answer to that question is that it’s completely up to you. The groom’s cake originated in the Victorian age in […]

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Tie the Knot at Laurel Ridge Country Club

Tie the Knot #TTKhaynow presents: Laurel Ridge Country Club Wedding Venue. In this series we feature local wedding venues, photographers and more using photos taken from real weddings. This week we spoke with Derek DiLuzio of Derek DiLuzio Weddings who recently shot a wedding at Laurel Ridge Country Club located in Waynesville, NC. Couples get married […]

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Fox and Owl Studio on Elopments

7 Reasons Why You Should Elope in the Smokies

Elopements are gaining popularity among engaged couples with their romantic and intimate ceremonies, usually in destinations rather than hometowns. They can be as extravagant or as simple as the couple desires. Receptions for friends and families can still be held but elopements allow for flexibility in dates, locations, and budgets. We asked local photographers of […]

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2018 Wedding Color Inspiration

Half the fun of planning your dream day is picking out the colors that will compliment and represent you. Incorporating your selected colors can be done in a variety of ways from bouquets to wedding party apparel. If you’re looking for color inspiration for your wedding this year look around Haywood County which is full […]

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Appalachian Farm Wedding Venue

Tie the Knot at Appalachian Farm

Beginning our Tie the Knot #TTKhaynow series we will be featuring local wedding venues, photographers and more using photos taken from real weddings. This week we spoke with Jennifer Mackey of JCM Photography who recently shot a wedding at Appalachian Farm Weddings located in Waynesville, NC. Jennifer says: Appalachian Farm Weddings and Events provides one of the […]

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Best Smoky Mountain Wedding Venues

Love + Mountains = Perfection Are you dreaming of a Smoky Mountain wedding? We know searching for the perfect wedding venue can be daunting so we’ve complied all the best dreamy venues for you right here! Haywood County is home to some of the most beautiful mountain wedding venues in North Carolina. From small intimate […]

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