Bridal Affairs

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

WEDDING PAPER DIVAS CONTEST

The Wedding Paper Divas are having a contest and you won't want to miss out on your chance to win! Imagine yourselves in this tropical heaven for 3 nights- and a wedding besides! But, you only have until midnight on September 20 to enter! So don't waste any time!! The winner will also get a $500 certificate from the Divas for invitations! Don't delay! Enter today!! And, while you are there, don't forget to browse the many beautiful and fun invitations and stationary available at Wedding Paper Divas and Tiny Prints. Good Luck!!

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

NORTHAMPTON COUNTRY CLUB

I had the opportunity to visit the Northampton Country Club recently and found it a lovely place for a wedding. The grounds are beautiful and there are plenty of great places for photos.



















There are two ballrooms, each with its own personality.



























And, you can get married in one of two gazebos, on a patio, overlooking the golf course















Kristen and her staff are eager to accommodate you and your guests with flair and excellence. The menus are mouth- watering and the amenities are plenty. Here is the basic package that you start with. You can change or upgrade where you choose and you can bring in things like your own cake or florist.

.. Five Hours of Premium Open Bar Service
.. Cocktail Hour with Pasta Station, Hot and Cold Hors d’ Oeuvres
.. Complete Three Course Dinner with Coffee and Tea Service
.. Sweetheart or Traditional Head Table
.. Champagne Toast for All of Your Guests
.. White Glove Service Throughout the Entire Affair
.. Elegantly Decorated Multi-Tiered Wedding Cake
.. Fresh Floral Centerpieces
.. Stylish Table Linens
.. Signature Drink
.. Picturesque Ceremony Setting with Gazebo
.. Outside Patios Overlooking Our Golf Course
.. Private Bridal Suite
.. Sales Tax and Service Charge Included
.. WE ARE CURRENTLY INCLUDING GOLD CHAIVARI CHAIRS &
DISCOUNTING CHAIR COVERS!!

Cocktail Hour

Market Fresh & Hand Sliced Garden Vegetables
Brimming Baskets of Broccoli & Cauliflower Florets, Crunchy Bell Peppers,
Baby Carrots, Crispy Cucumbers, Zucchini, Sweet Grape Tomatoes, Black & Green Olives
and so much more accompanied by Our Chef’s Fresh Dipping Sauce

A Selection of Cheeses
Hand Selected Imported and Domestic Varieties, Artistically Displayed
Served with assorted English Water Crackers and Dijon Mustard.

Pasta Station

Your guests will enjoy an elegant display of the following pastas and sauces.
Penne Pasta with Homemade Marinara Sauce
Tri Colored Bow Tie Pasta with a delicious Lobster Cream Sauce

Served as Accompaniments to Our Pasta Station
Aged Italian Grated Cheese, Crushed Red Pepper, Mills of Black Pepper,
& Hearth Baked Loaves of Warm Garlic Bread

Butlered Hors d’oeuvres
Includes all of the following:

Phyllo Cup with Sour Cream & Caviar
Fresh Mini Mozzarella in Olive Oil and Fresh Basil
Home Made Bruschetta on Garlic Crostini
Baked Mushrooms Stuffed with Crabmeat
Fan Tail Fried Shrimp
Oriental Vegetable Dumplings
Chicken Quesadillas with Sour Cream
Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
Mini Potato Pancakes
Chicago Style Beef Franks en croute
Mini Beef Wellington

Each item served with appropriate condiments and dipping sauces

Sample Menu

Northampton Signature Salad =
Baby Field Greens, Mandarin Oranges, Sun Dried Tomatoes
and Feta Cheese with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Chicken Bruschetta =
Boneless Breast of Chicken with Tomato-Basil Concassé, Melted Mozzarella and Provolone
And Dressed with a Balsamic Port Wine Demi-Glace’

OR

Filet Mignon au Champignon =

Atop Merlot Wine Demi-Glaze, Garnished with Fresh Sautéed Mushrooms

OR

Broiled Filet of Salmon

Served with Fire Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Or perhaps you prefer to do a duet such as:

Filet Mignon & Jumbo Crab Stuffed Shrimp
Fork Tender Filet Mignon with Two Jumbo Crab Stuffed Shrimp, each with their own sauce

Gourmet Wedding Cake
served with Vanilla Ice Cream & a Raspberry Puree
or White Chocolate or Chocolate Mousse in a Chocolate Cup


There are so many things you can also do, such as an ice sculpture or luge, a frozen drink bar, a wine display, many dessert options- candy bars, Viennese tables, etc. The possibilities are endless. So, visit the Northampton Country Club and take advantage of the many wonderful things at your disposal.

SEASON TWO- THE LAST DAYS

Tune in for the final episodes of Get Married's second season and check out these fabulous features. There is always something worthwhile on Get Married. So, tune in every morning to watch. You can always catch a missed episode on Get Married's web site and find out what the experts have to say on the Get Married blog. Next season, a trip to Philadelphia and some of the best vendors in the City of Brotherly Love (hint, hint!)

Fabulous Fashion:
Be dazzled by Randy Fenoli, fashion director at the famous Kleinfeld Bridal in NYC, as he discusses the hottest wedding gown trends.

Custom Cocktails: Watch as cocktail architect, Yusef Austin from Elite Elixirs, shows brides and grooms how to create the most spectacular drinks for their big celebration.

Dynamic Destinations: See how to throw a magical Rocky Mountain wedding that is perfect for those who love the outdoors.

Glorifying Gravity: Watch how one couple took “no pressure” to the next level by making wedding history and marrying in zero gravity.

Spectacular Statements: Get inspired by memorable grand entrances and exits.

Technology Trends: Learn how world renowned videographer, Ray Roman, is using advanced technology to create wedding videos that look like personal feature films.

Mini Munchies and Finger Foods: Learn how to have a high-style, high-taste wedding menu by serving little edible delights.