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Wedding Day Emergency Kits – Divine Details

The big day is fast approaching! With all the big planning, you might accidentally forget a few things. Be prepared for any wedding day emergency that might pop up by packing these essential items!


  • Hand Lotion
  • Kleenex – It’s going to be an emotion-packed day, have a few of these on hand!
  • Bobby Pins
  • Lip Balm, Lipstick or Lipgloss
  • Makeup Remover Wipes –  These are not only great for touching up makeup, but also for cleaning up spills or stains on clothes
  • Nail Polish – Be sure to have a bottle similar to the shade worn to fix any chips also a bottle of clear polish to fix runs in pantyhose.
  • Baby Powder – This works great for covering spills on your gown, dab with water then powder
  • Brush or Comb
  • Hairspray
  • Eyelash Glue – In case your false lashes start to come loose, it’s a good idea to have some extra glue on hand.
  • Nail File
  • Lint Brush or Roller – Great for the men in black tuxes!
  • Razor



  • Allergy Medication: Be sure you have the non-drowsy version on hand so that you don’t get sleepy!
  • Prescriptions
  • Advil or Tylenol
  • Breath Mints: There will be a lot of kissing, make sure you have minty breath all day!
  • Antacids
  • Deodorant
  • Perfume
  • Band-Aids
  • Eye Drops
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Feminine Hygiene Products



  • Water – Stay Hydrated!
  • Breath Mints
  • Gum
  • Protein Snacks – It’s going to be a busy day, having a stash of protein snacks will come in handy during long photo sessions so that nobody gets hungry!
  • Nuts & Chews
  • Candy



  • Phone Charger  & Phone – There will be lot’s of photo’s to be taken by everyone, it’s can’t hurt to have an extra charger on hand!
  • Directions to venue – Pretty important so that you don’t get lost on the big day!
  • Identification – Some venues will require ID to serve guests, be sure you and the wedding party have your identifications on hand if you’re planning on enjoying some beverages!
  • Cash & Cards
  • Anti-Slip Shoe Pads
  • Earring Backs

Source: Wedding Day Emergency Kits – Divine Details

Valentine’s Fundraiser Comedy Show

Great Night of Laughter for a wonderful cause

Fantastic date night for Valentine’s Day.

As a proud member of our community, I like to support meaningful events.  This fantastic comedy show is coming to town on February 11th to raise money for The Brant County SPCA.  It will be a great night of laughter for a wonderful cause and is a fantastic date night for Valentine’s Day.

As a way to say ‘thank you’ to the great people who have supported my business, I have secured a very special offer just for you!  If you follow the link below you will be directed to a private ticket page where you can buy your tickets to the show for $2 less than the general public.  That’s only $12 for a night of gut-busting laughs that will help animals in need.

Just click on the picture below the poster and you will automatically be sent to the special ticket page.

See you there!

Wedding Toast 101


Courtesy of the Canadian Professional Disc Jockey Association

There are basically five (5) toasts and three (3) responses that are presented at the wedding reception. Some of these are “optional” and all toasting can be optional if you wish. Toasting is normally carried out during the “Coffee & Dessert” portion of the dinner.

1. Toast to the Bride

The first toast is ALWAYS to the Bride. This toast is usually delivered by a friend of the Bride or of the bride’s family. This should be someone who has witnessed the bride through her life and is able to comment on her growth from a child to a woman. Frequently this is an aunt or uncle for example.

2. Toast to the Groom

This toast is traditionally delivered by the Best Man. Frequently this toast ends up to be more of a “roast” than a toast but is one of the “more popular toasts of the evening just because of the stories about the Groom that this toast usually includes.

3. Toast to the Parents of the Bride

This toast is delivered by a member of the Bride’s family and is meant to “honor” the parents of the bride at this occasion. Frequently these days this toast is delivered by the Bride herself.

4. RESPONSE by the Parents of the Bride

This “response” is to the above toast and is the opportunity for the Parent(s) of the Bride to “welcome” everyone and give a little thank you speech. This is also where the parents “welcome” the Groom into the family.

5. Toast to the Parents of the Groom – Same as above.
6. RESPONSE by the Parents of the Groom – Same as above.
7. Toast to the Bride & Groom (as a couple)

Basically, the last toast of the celebration and is commonly presented by the Best Man and Maid of Honor together..

8. RESPONSE by Bride & Groom

This is the final speech of the evening traditionally. This is where the Bride & Groom thank everyone for attending, particularly those guests that traveled a great distance, thank their wedding attendants, and present their comments to their guests.

You can add a number of additional toasts if you wish. These could include toasts to Grandparents etc.

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