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Give Yourself Inner Calm with the Beginner's Guide to Wedding Planning Written by: The Mockingbird Miraval Ballroom Wedding Venue

Most people planning for a wedding want their wedding day to be something that people won't forget in a hurry. Planning a wedding should be an exciting, stress-free time, but it can become a mammoth challenge if you don't plan well in advance for it. Our beginner's guide to wedding planning offers good advice on being methodical in organizing yourself and your finances; it's about making your wedding day an exciting and rewarding step in your life.

There are many things you can do to ensure your impending new lifestyle gets off to an exciting start. At Mockingbird Miraval Ballroom we have pulled together heaps of advice and ideas that will help you make the best of this time of preparation. A lot of pre-planning is required to avoid wasting time on unnecessary details, and we have put some tips together that will help with keeping your wedding day preparations romantic, exciting and enjoyable.

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1. Start Saving Early

The real secret to enjoying your wedding planning is having access to sufficient funds. With our beginner's guide to wedding planning, you will discover that it is wise to start putting away money early for the things you want like photographer, flowers, cake and wedding stationery and be well prepared for the costs involved. More and more bridal couples are going for simple and uncomplicated weddings filled with uncomplicated pleasures like great company, fresh air, great food and good wine.

2. Services Tailored to Suit

With us, you can enjoy this exciting time of your life supported by our wonderful services which are tailor-made to suit you. You will certainly get inspired with our ideas on beautiful and elegant settings, exquisite decorated tables, flowers, music and more.

3. The Guest List

Evaluate first of all how many guests you want at your wedding. Choosing 30 guests may do well in a small cozy and intimate dining room, while 300 guests will be better suited in our gracious and spacious Miraval Ballroom.

4. Reserve your Venue

Deciding on a location for the ceremony and one for the reception becomes complex. Why not save on costs and have both at the same venue? Having your ceremony and reception at our venue is a fantastic money saver; saving you on transport and rentals such as chairs and tables. We've got it all here, complete with beautiful table decorations, dance floor, band stage and full menu catering kitchen.

5. What's Your Style - Casual or Formal?

Wanting a scenic wedding breakfast in the garden or a sit down dinner and dance with flickering candlelight? At Mockingbird we offer you the most romantic wedding venue possible. Imagine making your way down a winding walkway to your garden ceremony with white chairs and pergola? Your cocktail hour will be most relaxed with the sounds of our waterfall while you nibble on hors d'oeurves and get a taste of what's to come at the reception.

6. Choosing from a Delectable Menu

With all its modern and fully equipped amenities, its scrumptious cuisine which makes use of different flavors and creative styles, everything we offer at Mockingbird lives up to our reputation of impeccable services, and our cuisine promises to be a tantalizing feast for the discerning wedding planner.

7. The Small Things Count a Lot

From personalized planning with an event consultant to tiny details like professional bartenders, parking lot attendants and complimentary champagne in the bridal suite, state of the art facilities and friendly, well trained staff, we ensure that each hour is taken care of.

With our Beginner's Guide to Wedding Planning, our promise at Mockingbird Miraval Ballroom Wedding Venue is to give you peace of mind as you plan for your big day.

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For more information, please visit our website at or call (508) 378-4911 to speak to a wedding consultant to schedule an appointment to discuss your dream wedding.

Posted by Frank Cannizzaro