Friday, May 21, 2010

Location, location, location in Northern Michigan

When it comes to weddings and events in general - the sky is truly the limit when it comes to planning the many details. For destination weddings in general, the one item critical for a successful event is location.

Northern Michigan boasts rolling landscapes, dark, starry nights, moonlit skies, and sparkling blue shorelines that extend for miles along Great Lakes Michigan and Huron as well as countless other inland lakes, rivers and streams. We also boast amazing, remember-forever, sunsets.

When planning a Northern Michigan destination wedding, consider the location and the imagination that will follow. Keep in mind the green of the hilltop, the blue of the sky, and the natural flora that surrounds the destination you choose. Northern Michigan boasts some of the most spectacular landscapea our planet has to offer.

Pick your land, pop your tent, let the event begin. When it comes to a destination wedding, location rules first. After that, all things will fall into play.

For more information on planning the perfect Northern Michigan wedding, visit

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Mackinac Island: Open For Another Fabulous Season

Ahhh Mackinac Island. Michigan's crown jewel. There's never enough that can be said for a place frozen in time, doused in tranquility, and never ending charm and character.

Mackinac Island is open for the 2010 season and there couldn't be a more beautiful time of year than spring to visit and begin planning your upcoming Northern Michigan wedding.

Begin your trip in neighboring Mackinaw City and hop aboard one of three ferry lines with direct service to the island. Spend the day exploring this are rich in history, natural beauty, and romantic appeal.

For additional information on Mackinac Island weddings, please visit Northern Nuptials.

Monday, May 17, 2010

To Hire Or Not To Hire: The Professional Planner

For many, the decision of whether or not to hire a planner is determined solely by budget restrictions. Undoubtedly if you cannot afford to hire planner, your entire event will be DIY. The flip side is that chances are, if you can hire a planner, you will.

Planners are now available to offer complete, full service efforts or individualized assistance with a particular phase or portion of the process. Read advice on whether a planner is right for you - and what the bottom line is when it comes to planning your wedding.

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Vote For The Eleven Eleven Wedding Contest In Chicago

A few months back we had the honour of having Heather Vickery Pruden with Greatest Expectations in Chicago provide guest editorial for Northern Nuptials.

Since then, Heather's been working hard on the company's Eleven Eleven Wedding promotion, which is an online contest where the general public will vote on ten couples who are vying to win a completely free wedding on 11-11-11.

Now it's your time to vote! Use the link below to visit the Eleven Eleven Wedding website, read the couple's stories and place your vote. The couple with the most votes as of 11:59pm on Monday, May 17 will win a totally free, totally amazing wedding in Chicago on November 11, 2011.

Visit to vote!

Michigan's Sunrise Coast Offers Plenty To See and Do Along Lake Huron

This week we were thrilled to find a new FB page dedicated to Michigan's sunrise coast, the expansive coastline along the state's eastern side, bordering Lake Huron.

Northern Nuptials is excited to promote fabulous locations along the Sunrise Coast including Rogers City, Alpena and Cheboygan.

Visitors traveling along the shoreline's US 23 can expect breathtaking vistas, an abundance of wildlife and unexpected dining and shopping opportunities. For destination weddings, an abundance of lodging opportunities compounded with wonderful ceremony and location spots make the area a haven for those seeking true up north beauty.

Northern Nuptials encourages everyone to join this excellent FB page and to give a nod to Michigan's east coast when planning the perfect destination wedding in Northern Michigan.

For more, search "SUNRISE COAST" during your next stop on Facebook.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Unique Floral By BLOOM In Bay Harbor

Jennifer Haf of BLOOM unique floral creations in Bay Harbor, offers a unique approach to flower design and customer service by focusing on each client's individual taste. The result is always amazing and always fabulous.

Through unsurpassed customer attention and the ability to obtain incredible fresh cut flowers locally and from around the globe, BLOOM has gained recognition as a premier wedding and special event florist in Northern Michigan serving Bay Harbor, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Harbor Springs, and beyond.

Visit for details on the amazing floral designs available for your very special upcoming event.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

The Best In Up North Gift Baskets by American Spoon Foods

If you're search is for the perfect Up North gift basket to share with your wedding party, friends, and family - your search has just ended.

American Spoon Foods, of Petoskey, Michigan is on hand and on line to help assure that your gifts are unique, memorable and most notably totally delicious.

The producers of "America's finest fruit preserves and condiments", Spoon offers delicious gifts filled with the harvest of Michigan's northern fruitlands.

Visit the American Spoon website for details on their amazing array of salsas, preserves, relishes and more - all made with the finest ingredients available. Their cozy American Spoon Cafe also sets the perfect scene for showers and morning after brunches.

Visit for all the fabulous details.