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3 ways to share your wedding day timeline

So, you’ve planned your day-of timeline down to the minute and you’re ready to share it with your loved ones. There are so many ways to communicate your wedding day timeline, it can be hard to choose just one! Check out three of our [...]

A quick vocab lesson: CBU Weddings

As wedding planners, it can be easy to forget sometimes that many of our clients are often brand new to the wedding industry. The terms that we use on a daily basis can definitely be confusing when you’re beginning your wedding journey with us. [...]

Must-haves for your wedding day emergency kit!

Your Catering by Uptown team has compiled a list of all of your wedding day must-haves for those unexpected day-of emergencies. Use our checklist to build your very own wedding day survival kit: Health & wellness... - Antacids - Baby powder - Band-aids - [...]

Need hotel recommendations? We’ve got you covered!

With our venues scattered throughout the DC/Maryland area, it can be difficult to choose the perfect hotel with so many available options! For out of town guests, you may need to take into consideration the travel time from the airport to the hotel, and [...]

3 clever ways to use social media before AND during your wedding

Social media is such a great tool to keep in your wedding arsenal. Here are three ways to keep your guests involved in capturing, sharing, and embracing the special moments on your wedding day: 1. Create a wedding hashtag. When your family and friends [...]

The Ultimate Guide to an Unforgettable Cocktail Hour

What most wedding guests don’t realize is that the purpose of a wedding cocktail hour is to allow the wedding party time to capture those perfect photos after the ceremony. While your guests mingle, enjoy scrumptious hors d'oeuvres, and grab drinks from the bar, [...]

PROS and CONS: Wedding Programs

One of the toughest decisions to make throughout the wedding planning process is whether or not you want to have programs! Should you have paper programs or a program sign? Should your program include a timeline, and should that timeline include an overview of [...]

Best Date Ideas for Summer Lovin’

Oh, sweet summertime! It’s the season known for warmer weather, longer days, and what feels like fewer responsibilities. Looking to have some fun in the sun with your loved one? We’ve got you covered. Check out our list of perfect summer date ideas: Cuddle [...]

Wedding Roles and Responsibilities 101

While everyone is there to help make sure that your big day is everything you hope it to be, setting boundaries and expectations for your loved ones is a quick way to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Let your loved ones know what you [...]

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Timeline!

Wedding planning is all about the little things, and sometimes it can be tough to stay on track. Time flies, and before you know it, the big day will be here! To help you tackle the tough details, our planning experts at Catering by [...]