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1461823 947978921882533 2848141673815408448 n{event} The Harvest Table invites you to their Spring Pie Dinner and Games Night

The Harvest Table, located at Arrowwood Farm in Melbourne, Ontario (about a half hour from London - click for map), is hosting a Spring Pie Dinner and Games Night on April 11th at 6pm. Harvest Table event organizers ask, "What better way to welcome in the Spring season than with a Spring Pie Dinner?!"

They are inviting you and your friends to join them for a meal of both savoury and dessert pies...

  • 10703510 947978735215885 2987959285337237617 nSelections will range from Red Pepper and Fiddlehead Frittata to Rhubarb Pie
  • After dinner, Harvest Table invites you to stay and play your choice from a selection of board and card games.
  • There will be snacks at game time as well!
  • As always, their event is family friendly.
  • Seating is at round tables for 6-8 so come on your own or with a group of friends or family.
  • Cost is $15/person, children 10 and under $8, cash at the door.
  • Doors open at 6pm, dinner at 6:30
  • Event Facebook page:
  • Please call 519-289-0389 or e-mail by April 8 to reserve your table.

ABOUT THE HARVEST TABLE: The Harvest Table is a timber frame building located on Arrowwood Farm's 100 acre property,surrounded by beautful gardens, blueberry fields and farm country. They offers catering services (all homemade) as well as host weddings for up to 64 guests (indoors, possibly more outdoors - we're finding out!). You can visit The Harvest Table Facebook Page here or check out the review in The Ring or visit their website


BW-ML-JLintro{reality Wedding} A London Love Story @ The Gorgeous Best Western Stoneridge Inn | Melissa & Liam

Photography: Jessica Lutz Photography

From the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine

Paediatric Nurse, Melissa & Liam, a Medical Technician in the Canadian Forces fell in love with the BEST WESTERN PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre for its beautiful setting and all in one location. The couple said "I do" at the venue's Rose Chapel and celebrated their nuptials with great food, dancing and lots of laughter.



{video} Who is HRM Photography?

This video, 'Who is HRM Photography,' intimately interviews the team at HRM Photography, and several of their clients. Ever wondered what makes a team of three top-named professional photographers tick? Or how they approach their craft and why they do what they do - even as they push 500 weddings to date? Then this video is a must-see :)

Who is HRM Photography Inc.? from AV Artisan on Vimeo.


197 FallBridalShoot HRMintro{design palette} A Twilight-Inspired Wedding

Photography: HRM Photography (review)

This Twilight-inspired wedding design palette is the result of the creative collaboration of seven London and Southwestern Ontario wedding experts! From lucious reds and golds to romantic lace, this design palette will have couples falling in love, whether they are Twilight fans or not!


Hessenland offers brides and grooms a piece of Ontario's West Coast

With a multitude of ceremony and reception spaces, overnight accommodations, inside and outside options, two pavilions, two gazebos and a lookout tower, there were already more than enough reasons to love Hessenland for a Huron County wedding! But, what many couples don't realize until they step foot on the property, is that Hessenland also offers their own private piece of one of the prettiest beaches on Lake Huron!

The beach stairs, deck, and the beach itself...


Latest reviews on wedding experts in the London area

High Gloss Weddings offers a one stop shop for a fabulous, stress-free wedding day
It doesn't take much to see why Rebecca Wilson, owner of High Gloss Weddings has quickly become an in-demand planner in Southwestern Ontario. And over the years that we've known Rebecca, it has been abundantly clear that there are countless reasons why her brides (and The Ring!) love her - from her incredible energy, compassion and keen eye for detail to her obviously creative spirit. Rebecca sets herself apart by going out of her way to find those special little details to make every wedding perfect. As one past bride put it, "I could tell as soon as I met Rebecca that she puts her entire heart into every wedding. Hiring High Gloss Weddings was the best thing I did for my wedding day!" And since High Gloss Weddings covers all your bases by offering a true one stop shop - with everything from wedding coordination and décor to floral design and make-up artistry - we have a lot more to tell you about this much-loved Ontario wedding planner…
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Spencer's at the Waterfront offers a modern venue with stunning, one of a kind views of Lake Ontario
Spencer's at the Waterfront features the Observatory, which can accommodate up to 130 people for seated receptions or 175 for cocktail receptions. Designed by well-known Toronto architects Baird, Sampson and Neuert (think Nathan Phillips Square and the Spadina Gardens), the Observatory features a nautical inspired theme on Burlington’s waterfront...
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An all in one wedding destination set against natural waterfalls and historic architecture make Ancaster Mill a timeless venue choice for Southwestern Ontario brides
The venue offers everything from an intimate space for up to thirty-two guests to a large space for up to 200 guests, complete with your very own outdoor patio...
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Brides choose alterations at Ellen & Company for their impeccable service, years of experience and an incredible eye for detail
When we interviewed past brides about Ellen Shute, owner of Ellen & Company in St.Mary's, an alterations house specializing in bridal and formal wear alterations, we couldn't believe the response. From feedback like, "I was so impressed, I now have her alter all of my dresses" to, "Ellen is the ONLY person I trust with my alterations," it was quickly clear that this fashion-loving alterations specialist plays a crucial role in many happy wedding days. For clients, it's Ellen's exceptional attention to detail, years of experience and a deep passion (and great eye) for making sure you look fabulous that keeps them coming back long after the honeymoon...
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London Wedding Minister has 25 years of experience, flexibility & affordable ceremonies
Over the past twenty-five years of being a wedding Officiant, Peter Jones, London Wedding Minister, has been a part of hundreds of weddings – and still he says he never tires of announcing the newlyweds. He also makes it his goal to craft a ceremony that will be unique and memorable for each couple – whether it's non-denominational, rooted in religious traditions or somewhere in between. Ceremony structures are open and flexible and with Peter's experience, he's bound to have some great ideas up his sleeve.
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Devine Wedding Design owes popularity to selection, service and incredible prices
Having the wedding you've always dreamed of is something that Wendy Bennewies, Owner of Devine Wedding Design, believes every couple deserves. So, whether you're planning a small, intimate wedding or a large, grand affair (or are needing a number of gorgeous life sized wedding design palettes created overnight for The Ring’s WEDDING EXPO, such as was the case for us in Fall of 2014), Wendy makes it her mission to turn your wedding dreams into a reality. Devine Wedding Design carries everything from backdrops, ceiling drapery and centrepieces to the smaller design details such as envelope containers, linens and chair covers that fit into a long list of colour schemes, styles and themes, with décor rentals being big business at her shop. Wendy knows that creating a day that measures up to the vision you've had in your mind since you said "I will!" isn't always easy. That's why her company doesn't just rent décor, they supply the expertise and staff required to pull it all together, helping with everything from choosing the right pieces to complete set-up and tear-down. This leaves the bride and groom to relax and enjoy their day. We sat down with this professional Mitchell Ontario decorator (who serves Southwestern Ontario) to find out how and why (aside from incredible prices, popularity and experience) she's won the hearts of so many brides...
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Charming London for over 150 years, Grosvenor Lodge is a wedding locale with historic flavour
After you pull into the drive and past the stone entranceway that marks its address, you can see that Grosvenor Lodge has all the things that any bride could appreciate on her wedding day.
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Century-old mansion, Elsie Perrin Williams Estate, is a perfect location for indoor and outdoor weddings
When you choose Elsie Perrin Williams Estate for your wedding day setting, you're indulging in the luxury of having a century-old mansion to yourself for the entire day. Well known to Londoners, this beautiful estate on the northwest side of the city, is both beautiful and timeless.
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From cocktails and French service to ceremonies in The Rose Chapel, the newly updated Stoneridge offers it all
London’s Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre is the perfect location for your wedding if you are looking for a venue that will have your guests raving for months afterwards. In addition to a convenient location, Best Western PLUS Stoneridge Inn offers it all, a century-old non-denominational ceremony venue, beautifully appointed reception spaces, and accommodations for you and your guests to stay when the celebration is over.
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HRM's passionate and versatile approach means they connect with couples & capture the day as it unfolds
Every bride wants to have some attention on her wedding day... but what if you want to feel like a star? Heather MacEachern of HRM Photography and her team will make you feel just that. It's not just her university degrees (in Photography and Education), experience and continual education in photography that sets Heather apart. We also happen to think that her enthusiastic approach to all things wedding, her evolving unobtrusive style, her work with internationally known bands, and her commitment to creating lasting relationships with her clients that also contribute to HRM's popularity. Heather takes all of this experience and translates it to what she loves most... Ontario weddings, which continue to inspire her even after shooting over 500 of them!
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Announcement: London Expo Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner:

Carolyn Daugulis

They have won a $1000 Online Shopping Spree!!


mint3introGlitterpops Flavour of the week: Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Glitterpops Owner, Elizabeth Hansen, offers couples her fun, handcrafted GlitterPops (review) - think chic, glammed up lollipops - to engaged couples who want to add something to their wedding day that both looks and tastes sweet.

With customization options ranging from colour, flavor and shape to size and even a personalized candy image in the middle, GlitterPops feed your wedding guests, your sweet tooth and your DIY addiction at the same time.



SomethingBorrowed-FloralTips-FW13intro{expert tip} Tips & Trends for Beautiful Blooms

An expert tip from Lindsay Hinde of Something Borrowed Wedding & Party Rentals in London

From the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine

From the hottest trends to the most popular floral arrangements for your bouquests, Lindsay Hinde of Something Borrowed Wedding & Party Rentals in London shares some of her favourite options for your wedding day florals...


AliciaRileyDP-FW13intro{design palette} Mint, Peach, Gold & Emerald

PHOTOGRAPHY: Alicia Riley Photography (review)

With inspiration from the colour 'Emerald Green' and a mutual love of all things vintage, photographer Alicia Riley and decorator Rebecca Wilson, teamed up with other Southwestern Ontario wedding experts to create one fabulous design shoot. Says Rebecca, "Since this is the colour of the year, we wanted to use it as one of the accent colours, and then soften it with mint green, gold and touches of peachy pinks. It's soft and pretty yet elegant and romantic!"


becknige1-3 2{Reality Wedding Story} A secret garden wedding filled with love | Rebecca & Nigel

Photography: Stephanie Gascho Photography | Story by The Wedding Ring

Rebecca, a wedding planner and decorator, knew she wanted a simple yet elegant wedding that was all about family and filled with lots of love. Rebecca planned a secret garden style wedding filled with fabulous décor like vintage keys, bird themed details and chose a palette of greys and yellows.


DufferinHallblog-intro{Weddings on a budget} London's Dufferin Hall offers pricing to love for local couples on a tight budget

Couples looking for a venue on a budget this wedding season will want to add Dufferin Hall (review) to their list of must-sees. A wedding at Dufferin Hall won't break the bank and their pricing is a big draw with couples. To give you an idea, the Dufferin Hall team says the average bride spends about $5,000 on their Dufferin Hall wedding. Any bride who has done her homework knows that this is a great price! It also allows you to truly dive into décor with just a part of the money spent on the rest of your wedding.


introPricing your gown: The four factors that go into the cost of your dress

With so many choices and price points for wedding gowns, brides are often left wondering why weddings dresses cost what they do. So who better to ask than Erin Bouchard, owner of Once Upon A Time Weddings in Strathroy, to help us break down the factors that go into pricing a dress. “Not all wedding dresses are created equal,” says Erin, “Simply put, there are four reasons why dresses cost what they do.”




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