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                                                                T UESDAY JANUARY 25 2011




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BridalFair2011
Sunday, January 30 11:00 am –3:00 pm
admission $3.00 3000 highway pv · west bend
       two miles south of west bend off highway 45
      www.wcfairpark.com 262 · 677-5060
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cCATERING Q&Aa
            Questions for Your Wedding Caterer
A great caterer will do more than just make good food. He or she will pay great attention to details, making sure the presentation is just right,
the food and wine are served at the right temperature, the servers are well-groomed and attentive and that clean-up is efficient and thorough.
So how do you make sure the caterer you hire is a great one? Ask the right questions.
May I have references?                             May I see photographs of                          Do you offer cakes?                               When you finally settle on a caterer, make
Ask for at least 10 former clients and call as     your table displays?                              Ask if your caterer offers wedding and            sure you have a written contract to sign.This
many as you can. Ask questions such as             Some caterers who provide buffets or food         groom's cakes, and find out if they are           guarantees that they will provide the food,
* Was the caterer easy to work with?               stations include floral arrangements and          included in the price.                            timelines and details you discussed.




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* Was the service efficient and non-intrusive?     other decorations. It's also a good idea to       What are the payment arrangements?                   Asking these questions will help you
* Was the food delicious, and did it arrive hot?   discuss your color theme so that decorations      You need to find out how much of a deposit        choose the right caterer to help make your
* Were there any problems that came up             and floral arrangements coordinate                is required, and if it's refundable or not. Ask   wedding a truly special celebration.
and how did the caterer deal with them?            What does price per person include?               when the final payment is due and what            Courtesy of family features

Do you have a business license and                 Is the cost strictly for food, or does it cover   the caterer's preferred form of payment is.
liability insurance?                               tables, chairs, linens, tableware, punch
Caterers should be licensed by the state.          service, table displays, etc.?
Usually licenses are displayed in the office,      What other fees do you charge?
but if you're not positive, then ask to see it.    Are tips and taxes included in the price?
Make sure you see proof of liability insur-        Some caterers will charge a cake-cutting
ance as well.                                      fee or corking fee for wines. Make sure you
Can we sample from a typical                       get all fees in writing up front.
wedding menu?                                      Do you handle special menu requests?
Catering can be a large part of your wed-          You may have guests with special menu
ding budget. Make sure you know what it is         needs, such as food allergies, vegan or
you'll be getting for your money. Take your        kosher requirements. Ask if your caterer will
spouse-to-be and a friend with you to the          accommodate these needs. Some couples




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tasting so that you can get varied opinions.       want to have a special family recipe at the
Some caterers will charge a tasting fee, but       reception — grandma's meatballs or foods
it's worth it.                                     from the family's ethnic traditions. Find out
                                                   if your caterer will personalize your menu
                                                   with these kinds of items.




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                                                                                Stomach aches, headaches, sleep problems, poor
                                                                                concentration, moodiness, irritability, racing thoughts...
                                                                                Getting married is supposed to be a happy time, right?
                                                                                So why are so many brides-to-be completely stressed out?


                                                             Say
                                                                                Having to take care of endless details, man-         You two need to decide what is meaningful
                                                                                age vendors, handle family demands and               to you and what will express who you are.




                                                            “I Don’t”
                                                                                meet the emotional needs of the groom —              If his mother wants Cousin Jennie to play
                                                                                            and fitting it all into an already       her bagpipe as you march down the aisle
                                                                                            busy schedule — can turn any             and you don’t care for the idea, it’s ok to say




                                                                to
                                                            Wedding
                                                                                            sweet-natured woman into                 no. Come up with a polite response such
                                                                                            either a blubbering mess or the          as, “Thanks for your suggestion, but we’re
                                                                                            dreaded bridezilla.                      going in a different direction with the plans.”




                                                             Stress
                                                                                            Fortunately, it doesn’t have to          Feelings may get bruised, but ultimately it’s




                                                              S
                                                                                            be that way. Wedding consul-             your day and it only has to please you and
                                                                                            tants and planning experts               your fiancé.
                                                                                            agree that there are some ways
                                                                                            to manage the stress and make
                                                                                                                                     Delegate, delegate, delegate.
                                                                                                                                     No matter how capable you are, no mat-
                                                                                            the planning process more en-
                                                                                                                                     ter how nifty your organizer is, you can’t
                                                                                            joyable for everyone involved.
                                                                                                                                     do everything by yourself. Nor should you,
                                                                                Expect stress. If you accept the fact                so stop feeling guilty. It’s ok to ask friends,
                                                                                that this is a stressful time, you can let go        family and the groom for help — as long as
                                                                                of guilt about it and take some precaution-          you do it nicely. Some churches or reception
                                                                                ary measures to deal with it. Talk with your         halls have a wedding coordinator available
                                                                                fiancé and a close friend about helping you          to help with details. They’ve done this hun-
                                                                                chill out when things get too tense. Come            dreds of times — you haven’t. Use them!
                                                                                up with a non-judgmental code word they
                                                                                can say to let you know it’s time for a break.
                                                                                                                                     Take care of yourself.               It’s
                                                                                                                                     always important to eat right, get enough
                                                                                When you hear the code word, stop, take a
                                                                                                                                     sleep and exercise, but it’s especially
                                                                                deep breath and then set the planning aside
                                                                                                                                     important during times of stress. You’ll feel
                                                                                for a while and do something non-wedding
                                                                                                                                     more energized, you’ll be able to think more
                                                                                related.
                                                                                                                                     clearly and make better decisions. Besides,
                                                                                Be realistic       . A lot of brides set their       who wants to see a bride with dark circles
                                                                                expectations so high that they drive them-           under her eyes drag herself down the aisle?
                                                                                selves (and everyone around them) crazy
                                                                                trying to meet them. But unless you have
                                                                                                                                     Keep things in perspective.
DID YOU KNOW?                                                                   unlimited access to money, you’re going to
                                                                                have to adjust some of your plans. There
                                                                                                                                     The most important thing to remember is
                                                                                                                                     that the wedding is only a one-day event. It’s
Most brides-to-be, roughly 75 percent, receive a diamond                                                                             just a party to celebrate the beginning of a
                                                                                are a lot of resources (Web sites, books,
engagement ring, according to the National Association                                                                               life together. Too many brides feel enormous
                                                                                magazines, friends) that can help you pull off
of Wedding Ministers. Sixty-seven percent of repeat                                                                                  pressure to make the wedding perfect and
                                                                                a lovely wedding on whatever budget you
brides also will receive a diamond engagement ring. After                                                                            they forget about building a solid marriage.
                                                                                have.
                                                                                                                                     Don’t lose yourself in the details of this one
the question is “popped,” the average American couple
spends 16 months being engaged.
                                                                                Don’t try to please everyone. It’s                   day. You have a lifetime of new memories to
                                                                                just not possible. Nor is it reasonable to try.      create, this is only one of them.
                                                                                The wedding is about the bride and groom.            Courtesy of family features




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Ideally, a honeymoon offers newlyweds the                ♦  Couples want protection in case the trip has       ation or airlift in the event of a serious accident.
                                                         to be cancelled due to a medical condition or a       Cancellation/interruption insurance covers the
chance to kick back, relax and enjoy the start
of their lives together. But when something              family emergency. ♦ The honeymoon is very             nonrefundable and additional costs to couples
                                                         expensive and the couple is not comfortable           should they need to return home mid-trip or
happens to foil honeymoon plans, couples could
                                                         with losing deposits or money paid in such high       cancel altogether. It’s a good idea for couples
be facing anything from financial hardships to a
spoiled trip. Travel insurance may help couples          amounts. ♦ The honeymoon involves com-                to purchase travel insurance from a third-party
                                                         plex plans of planes meeting with cruise ships,       instead of through a resort, airline or vacation
protect their assets while honeymooning. Travel
                                                         or a similar situation that is tightly scheduled.     company itself. That’s because, should the trip
insurance can protect couples against lost funds
and other incidentals on their honeymoon.                ♦ A couple is taking a cruise. Many cruise            be cancelled because the resort goes bankrupt
                                                         lines have a no-excuses policy and may not            or experiences other financial hardships, there’s
Depending on the coverage purchased, a
                                                         be willing to offer refunds without a travel          no telling if that resort’s insurance policy will be
portion or all of the money paid for the trip
                                                         insurance policy in place.                            honored. A safer bet is for honeymooners to
could be refunded in the event of a cancellation
                                                         Couples should realize that not all travel            contact an insurance company with which they
or emergency that calls off the honeymoon.
                                                         insurance is the same and they may already            feel comfortable and inquire about the different
Purchasing a travel insurance policy could be
                                                         be protected against some travel incidentals.         travel insurance options. metro serviCes
effective in an number of situations.

                                                                                                                Travel
♦ Couples are booking a honeymoon well in                Many credit card companies offer cancellation
                                                         insurance on purchases, which makes buying

                                                                                                               insurance
advance (such as a year or more) and want
to protect themselves in the event the resort,           another policy unnecessary. When shopping
cruise line, etc., folds before the trip can be          around for travel insurance, the trip itself can
taken. ♦ The honeymoon locale is frequently              dicate the necessary coverage. Travel to an
                                                         international country may require additional           may be
                                                                                                               honeymooner’s
affected by harsh weather conditions, such as




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                                                    Kayla Maier and Tony Flint of Milwaukee announce their                                                      Keith and Diane Lentz of Mayville, proudly announce
                                                    engagement. A wedding date is set for July 2, 2011 in                                                       the engagement of their daughter Angela Lentz,
                                                    Waunakee.                                                                                                   to Christopher Wilkum, son of Gregory and Patricia
                                                    Parents of the couple are Scott and Daun Maier of                                                           Wilkum of Fond du Lac.
                                                    Waunakee and Greg and Pam Flint of Hartford.                                                                Angela is a 2004 graduate of Mayville High School. She
                                                    Kayla is a Waunakee High School graduate and has an                                                         is also a 2006 graduate of UW Fond du Lac and a 2009
                                                    undergraduate degree in Business Management from the                                                        graduate of Fox Valley Technical College. She is employed
                                                    University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN). She is employed                                                    with Community First Credit Union, in Oshkosh.
                                                    as a Management Consultant at Baker Tilly.                                                                  Chris is a 2004 graduate of St. Mary Springs High School
                                                    Tony is a Hartford Union High School graduate and has                                                       and currently attends Fox Valley Tech. He is employed
                                                    an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from                                                     with Winnebago County.
                                                    the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN). He is a third-                                                 The couple will exchange vows on May 29, 2011 in
                                                    year Law Student at Marquette University Law School.                                                        Oshkosh.

                                                    Schellpfeffer · Warmka                                                                                      Biskobing · Schubring
                                                    Tammy Schellpfeffer of Iron Ridge is pleased to announce                                                    Andrew Biskobing and Jamie Schubring of Hartford,
                                                    the engagement of her daughter, Breanna Schellpfeffer to                                                    announce their engagement. The couple is planning a
                                                    Tyler Warmka, son of Jerry and Lisa Warmka of Iron                                                          February 2012 destination wedding.
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                                                    Breanna is a 2006 graduate of Horicon High School. She                                                      West Bend, and Brett and Lori Schubring of Lannon, and
                                                    graduated from UW-Platteville in December 2010, earn-                                                       Janice Schubring of Slinger.
                                                    ing her Bachelors degree in Business Administration.                                                        The bride-to-be attended Hartford Union High School
                                                    Tyler is a 2005 graduate of Horicon High School. He                                                         and is employed by Goeman Trucking of Slinger.
                                                    graduated from UW-Platteville in December 2010, earn-                                                       The groom-to-be attended West Bend East High School
                                                    ing his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.                                                         and is employed with LMZ Trucking of West Bend.
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                                                    September 24, 2011 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church,                                                           U.C.C in Slinger.
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                                                    Parents of the couple are Richard Welch of Kewaskum,                                                        and Sandy Neuburg of Slinger, Tom Belk of Hartford, and
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                                                                                     Wacky Wedding Facts
                                                                                     There are some things that may surprise the
                                                                                     average person about weddings across the
                                                                                     country. Here are some facts to consider.
                                                                                     Weddings in Iowa and Nebraska are
                                                                                     the biggest, averaging 200 guests.
                                                                                     The average engagement ring costs
                                                                                     more than $5,800.

       Brides and grooms believe in many old wives’ tales, folklore and              Most brides have one do-it-yourself
               good luck charms to ensure a happy marriage.                          element, such as favors or escort cards.         DID YOU KNOW?
            Here are just some of the wedding day superstitions—                                                                      Though it’s difficult to call it official,
                                                                                     “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and
                                                                                                                                      the 2004 wedding of Vanisha Mittal,
                                                                                     “Lady in Red” are the two most popular
The English believe a spider found in a wedding dress is good luck.                  first dance songs (even though 87
                                                                                                                                      daughter of steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal, is
                                                                                                                                      considered the most expensive wedding
   A sugar cube in a bride’s glove is believed to                                    percent of brides wear white).
                                                                                                                                      in history. With a final tab of $60 million,
     sweeten the union, according to Greeks.                                         Only 19 percent of couples rely on a             the wedding included invitations mailed
  The groom carries the bride over the threshhold                                    wedding planner.                                 in silver boxes, rooms at a five-star Paris
       to protect her from evil spirits below.                                       Ancient Romans broke a cake over
                                                                                                                                      hotel and performances by pop singer
                                                                                                                                      Kylie Minogue. That final price tag
  Saturday is considered the unluckiest day                                          the bride’s head to symbolize fertility.
                                                                                     Today, brides must be fortunate to have
                                                                                                                                      dwarfs another famously expensive
   to marry, according to English tradition.                                                                                          wedding, that of British soccer star Wayne



                            The word, wed, is derived from the
                                                                                     only a little cake smashed in their faces!
                                                                                                                                      Rooney and his wife Coleen McLoughlin.
                                 —metro serviCes
                                                                                                                                      The Manchester United star reportedly



                            ancient Greek word for “pledge.” g
                                                                                                                                      spent $8 million on their nuptials, which
                                                                                                                                      included a chartered flight for friends


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                                                                                                                                      to Genoa for a masked ball on a yacht
                                                                                                                                      valued at well over $100 million. Ameri-
                                                                                                                                      cans might recall a more recent and


  You
                                                                                                                                      extravagant wedding, that of former
                             Just before her wedding, a Bulgarian bride will toss a dish filled with wheat, coins and a
                                                                                                                                      first daughter Chelsea Clinton, whose
                             raw egg over her head. If the dish breaks, it signifies good luck to come.


 Don’t
                                                                                                                                      2010 wedding reportedly cost between
                             In Mexico, it is customary during the vows for a white ribbon or for a rosary, called a “lasso,” to      $3 to 5 million. A similar price tag was
                             be draped around the necks of the newlyweds to symbolize their joining together.                         given to legendary Beatle Paul McCartney,

  Say!                       The traditional Caribbean wedding cake, the “Black Cake,” is a recipe handed down from
                                                                                                                                      when in 2002, he married former model
                                                                                                                                      Heather Mills. Unfortunately, that cost did


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                             mother to daughter and improved upon by each succeeding generation. The basic ingredients
                                                                                                                                      not guarantee marital bliss, as the couple
                             of an island wedding cake include a pound of flour, a pound of brown sugar, a pound of butter,
                                                                                                                                      separated in 2006, eventually resulting in
                             and a pound of glazed cherries, raisins, prunes, currants, and a dozen fresh eggs. The cake
                                                                                                                                      divorce two years later. —metro services
                             is traditionally served with a Hard Rum Sauce, and all of the dried fruits are soaked in rum in
                             a crockpot for anywhere from two weeks to one year.
                             Traditional Lithuanian Marriage: First, there is the matchmaker who puts the couple
                             together and arranges the dowry. Then there is the wedding ceremony itself which
                             consists of several very specific customs, and finally, there is what is called in Lithuania
                             the atgriztai, or the coming back, during which the bride and groom return to the bride’s
                             parents’ home, where the bride is now welcomed as a guest rather than as a member
                             of the family. —metro serviCes




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Weddings are supposed to be joyous           ♦ Wear a piece of clothing or jewelry     ♦ Set up a photo slide show that
events, which can make it difficult to      that belonged to the deceased. Cuf-       includes photos of the deceased.
honor a deceased parent. Doing so           flinks from a father or a veil from a     Choose poignant but upbeat music so
in a way that does not compromise           mother. * Ask the pastor or officiant     that the moment is not overly somber.
the upbeat mood of the event can            to specifically mention the deceased      ♦ Light a candle at the ceremony for
prove quite a challenge to prospec-         in the wedding ceremony and offer a       the deceased relative. * Leave an
tive brides and grooms. The death of        special prayer in that person’s name.     empty chair and place setting at the




                                                             R
someone close is rarely easy to accept,     ♦ Add a memoriam line to the end          reception for the person who could not
especially when it happens close to         of the wedding program. “Today we         be there. ♦ Display something that
a couple’s wedding day. But there           honor Mary Smith, mother of the bride     symbolizes the person at the wedding,
are many ways couples can honor a           who could not be with us today.”          such as a flag for a deceased veteran
deceased parent at their ceremony.          ♦ Dedicate a special song during          or an item that represents the person’s
♦ Display pictures of the deceased          the reception in the person’s name.       favorite hobby. There are many ways
with the wedding couple so that the         ♦ A bride who will not be able to walk    to remember a special loved one at a
memory of these people can be part          down the aisle with her father can        wedding without bringing down the
of the festivities. ♦ Set up a table with   choose to do so with her mother or        mood of the event. —metro serviCes
a special floral arrangement and photo      another relative and carry something
with a placard, “in memory of ...”          that belonged to their father.



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                                                                                 emarriage rates continue to increase, and many vendors are now catering specifically
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                                                                                 has just as many attire options as she did for her first wedding. Research indicates that more
                                                                                 than half of all marriages end in divorce. The silver lining to that cloud is that 54 percent of
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                                                                it may be acceptable to wear a tea-length gown or even a cocktail
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                                                                Formal second weddings should still feature a gown that is formal in
                                                                nature. A more mature bride may feel more comfortable wearing a
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                        goes into planning a            no doubt find their dream honeymoon is much                                                                          still enjoy.
                        wedding, it can be easy         more affordable. Start early. It’s never too early                                                                          Everyone attending the wedding
                        for couples to overlook         to start planning the honeymoon. The earlier                                                                         gets to participate in throwing rice, or
                        their own honeymoons.           couples begin to research possible destinations,                                                                     whatever is being used in lieu of rice,
                        But in the middle of all        the better feel they will have for what they can                                                                     be it birdseed, confetti or even bubbles.
those seating arrangements and reception                and can’t afford. Research can be done well in                                                                       Couples can even borrow from traditions
hall negotiations, couples also need to plan            advance to give couples an idea of what their                                                                        in other countries. In France, people
and look forward to the rest and relaxation that        dream trip will cost. But don’t book any flights                                                                     throw wheat, a symbol of bounty, after
awaits, which will no doubt be a well-deserved          or make any reservations too far in advance.                                                                         the ceremony. Italians toss candy and
escape once the wedding has come and                    The best deals are often available a few months                                                                      sugared nuts over couples, for sweet-
gone. Couples can take the following advice             before the trip. Spread the news that you’re                                                                         ness in marriage.
to ensure their getaway goes off without a              newlyweds. Hotels love hosting newlyweds,                                                                                   Rice was traditionally used to sym-
hitch. Be budget-conscious. Many couples                and many will upgrade rooms for recently mar-                                                                        bolize fertility and prosperity. Wheat was
could enjoy a honeymoon to Siberia in the               ried guests. Couples should not be too brash                                                                         also very much used in ancient wedding
dead of winter after their big day has passed.          about it, as fully booked hotels won’t be able                                                                       ceremonies for the same reasons. When
After all the stress of planning and paying for         to upgrade their guests. But let the hotel know                                                                      guests threw rice at the bride and groom
the wedding, couples will likely just enjoy the         you’re on your honeymoon when checking in,                                                                           at a wedding, they were symbolically
time away. Take this into consideration when            and they might just upgrade your room and                                                                            wishing them a lifetime full of children




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planning a honeymoon. If a dream trip isn’t             comp you a bottle of champagne as a gift. Think                                                                      and good fortune. Some cultures even
in the budget after all the wedding bills have          outside the box. When asked about a dream                                                                            ate a meal of rice before the wedding
come due, don’t fret. A less expensive getaway          honeymoon, couples will often bring up Hawaii                                                                        to guarantee further prosperity.
is still a getaway, and couples will enjoy their        or even Paris. While those are beautiful places                                                                             Different cultures have long har-
well-deserved break no matter where it is               to spend a honeymoon, they’re also expensive.                                                                        bored different perspectives on throwing
they’re putting their feet up. Plan an off-season       Fortunately, there are a bevy of locales, be it            rice. Some even believed it fed the evil spirits that, though uninvited, crashed the wedding. It
honeymoon. That dream honeymoon might                   domestic or international, that aren’t nearly              was thought that well-fed spirits would not wreak havoc on the happy day.
be affordable after all if couples can wait till it’s   as pricey as the most popular honeymoon                          Rice and wheat were also thought to represent virginity and wholesomeness by some. A
not the height of tourist season. Most weddings         destinations but still make wonderful options              virginal bride used to wear white and carried a stalk of wheat. Single women rushed after the
occur during the summer months, when tourist            for a honeymoon getaway couples won’t soon                 bride hoping to get a few pieces of rice so they would be the next person to walk down the aisle.
season is in full swing. Couples who can put            forget.     —metro serviCes                                Despite its foundation in superstition, throwing rice has remained a staple of weddings today.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          — metro serviCes




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