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The Markham Museum: 19th century country charm in the heart of the GTA

As the Greater Toronto Area and its satellite cities have continued to expand, everyone from brides and grooms to the region’s top event planners are finding they have an embarrassment of riches at their fingertips. Specifically, we seem to have new, ever-more impressive event venues popping up virtually by the week—some traditional banquet-style halls, others […]

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How to craft the ultimate vegetarian/vegan wedding menu

You’ve met, you’ve fallen in love and you’re finally tying the knot. And now it’s time to organize what might well be the happiest day of your life. That’s right—planning a wedding is an incredible experience that should be as fun as the big day itself. After all, how many other times will you be […]

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The Jam Factory: a versatile brick-and-beam masterpiece on Toronto’s east side

If there’s an architectural trend we can all stand behind, it would surely be the one aimed at reclaiming, repurposing and revitalizing glorious former factories and industrial buildings. These unique spaces—typically of the brick-and-beam variety if built before the 1950s—are like open canvases; the options to customize them are virtually limitless. It’s no surprise, then, […]

Up, up and away: A whimsically-styled wedding shoot as seen on WedLuxe (Video)

If you’re lucky enough to be approached by one of our industry’s best, Megan Wappel Designs, to take part in a styled wedding shoot, you instantly jump at the opportunity. Even better is finding out that it’s going to be shot by the insanely talented sister team at Amsis Photography. It’s at that point that […]

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7 tips for planning the perfect wedding menu

You have the venue, the dress, the flowers, the DJ and have a vision of exactly how you want your wedding day to unfold. In fact, you may have been dreaming about it for decades. Now’s the chance to make it all happen, but there’s one more—very important—detail to consider: the meal There’s no disputing […]

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The Great Hall brings historic charm and superior style to Toronto’s Queen West

If walls could talk, the Victorian-era bricks and plaster that give The Great Hall its historic flare would have countless stories to tell about one of Toronto’s most talked-about neighbourhoods. Built in 1889, The Great Hall has lived many lives, starting as a YMCA and a social and recreational hub for the working-class community that […]

Why there’s nothing quite like a wedding in your own backyard

‘Tis the season for arranging festive parties with family and friends, catching up over eggnog and Christmas cake, and … planning a wedding!?! It may seem like an odd time to think about a distinctly summertime event, but as any wedding planner would attest, booking a wedding venue typically takes at least a year’s worth […]

Pink Lady Catered Wedding

A Pink Lady-themed shoot capturing the magic of Fall weddings

We’re often asked to describe the look and feel of a custom-designed Kiss the Cook Catering wedding. A couple of years ago we contributed to a fall photo shoot along with renowned photographer Alicia Thurston. The resulting images capture the very best of our branded events, not to mention autumn’s gorgeous colours, refreshingly cool weather […]