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Dessert For Brunch Guest Post: Bridesmaids Proposal Box Ideas

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Photo: Glo Fotografia

Next in our “Real Brides: Wedding Planning In Houston” series, we catch up with real Houston bride and blogger Esmeralda of Dessert for Brunch! Today, Esmeralda shares her bridesmaids proposal box ideas.

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Modern Elegant Spring Wedding At The Astorian

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Venue: The Astorian | Photo: Theo-Graphics
Though they met many years ago through mutual friends, back then, “The timing just wasn’t right,” says Kevin’s future bride, Julie.

“I was still in school, and long distance relationships can be difficult, so we remained friends for a couple years, hanging out with friends when I would come back to Houston.” Then one fateful day, Kevin asked Julie out on their first real date. “I thought, ‘He is so handsome, and I already know he is such a wonderful guy,’ so I said, ‘Yes.'” Fast-forward to a surprise midweek vacation to Galveston, which found the couple enjoying cocktails at the romantic rooftop bar of The Tremont House. I thought, “‘Oh my gosh, is he going to propose??'” Julie recounts. “But it didn’t happen.” The next morning, as the couple was leaving their hotel, “We walked down to the front of the hotel overlooking the beach…and right up to an arrangement with a bunch of photos of us, flowers, and a sign that read, ‘Marry me.’ I was in shock! I had no idea what was happening at first, he had caught me so off guard.” While planning their wedding, both Julie and Kevin, along with the rest of the city of Houston, were caught off guard by a much less pleasant surprise: Hurricane Harvey. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Host Your Hotel Wedding At Houston Marriott North

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Photo: Courtesy of Houston Marriott North

The convenience of a hotel wedding is a huge plus for many engaged Houston couples. Hosting your various pre-wedding celebrations, ceremony, reception, and accommodations at one venue means no traffic, inclement weather is not an issue, and large weddings are handled professionally and with ease. Longtime Weddings in Houston partner Houston Marriott North ticks all the boxes, with the right ballroom space for any size hotel wedding or celebration and a team of seasoned event professionals on hand.

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Live Entertainment From The Royal Dukes Band

Hear that?? If live entertainment is a must for your big day, you have to check out the Royal Dukes Band. Whether you’re hosting a backyard soiree or a black-tie bash, Royal Dukes Band will get the party started with your wedding ceremony, and keep it going all night long, through cocktail hour, dinner reception and dancing late into the wee hours.

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6 Effortlessly Beautiful Bridal Hairstyles

Photo: Sylvie Gil | Gown: Sareh Nouri | Headpiece: Gilded Aisle | Earrings: Zadok Jewelers

Effortlessly beautiful bridal hairstyles are not as easy to create as it might seem. You want to look like yourself on your wedding day…just your best, most gorgeous self. For Houston brides, that means a softly tousled bun, long flowing waves, or a dramatic updo that will stand the test of Texas weather. With a little professional help, your wedding hairstylist can help you look effortlessly beautiful, from the first look to the last dance.

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