Hessenland’s waterfall is a favourite backdrop to Ontario’s best country weddings 

Whether it’s early spring, mid-summer or fall, Hessenland’s surrounding landscape (and beach) offer incredible settings for any wedding, no matter the season. But it’s Hessenland’s waterfall that tops the list for most popular feature. The Hessenland waterfall offers a peacefull, picturesque backdrop for your wedding ceremony or your wedding party photos! More on Hessenland Country […]

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Kayla & Nick's Wedding at The Museum with DJ Charlie Clean

Ultimate Wedding Songs Database – Wedding Processional, Reception Entrance & First Dance Songs!

Ultimate Wedding Songs Database – First Dance, Wedding Processional & Reception Entrance Song Ideas From The Beatles and The Piano Guys to Lennon & Maisey, Eric Clapton and Dustin Lynch, this list is filled with some of the best possible song ideas (and their corresponding music videos) of today and all time that you could […]

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Venue: Hessenland Country Inn | Photo: Allure Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} An “Ontario Destination Wedding” brought to life at Hessenland Country Inn | Jessica & Ryan

Jessica and Ryan wanted to share their love of reading, music, travel and the outdoors with their wedding guests. And having an “Ontario Destination Wedding” was exactly the way they wanted to do it! Hessenland Country Inn was the perfect venue to bring all of these elements together. Hessenland is so naturally beautiful that it doesn’t take much […]

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Photo: Spirits Intrigued Photography

{Tips} Top Ten Tips to enjoy any Destination Travel Plan

Photo above: Spirits Intrigued Photography Planning a destination wedding or a honeymoon? We have the perfect tips for you to make your trip even better! Read on and then start packing!! 1. Do not expect to find things as you experience them at home. You left home to find different things. 2. Do not take anything TOO seriously, […]

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Venue: Hessenland Inn | Photo: David+Kara Wedding Imagery

Jenna & Timothy’s rural Ontario wedding was romantic, elegant and had guests dancing into the night

{Reality Wedding Story} Jenna and Tim wanted their wedding to be elegant and romantic, close to home in rural Ontario, and have the option for guests to stay overnight. They kept it simple, relied entirely on their team of expert vendors, and celebrated their day with friends and family, dancing well into the night. With […]

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Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery {review}

Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery is the ultimate Ontario West Coast wedding destination offering gazebos, overnight accommodations, waterfalls, lake access and gorgeous in- & outdoor wedding spaces Since 1984, Hessenland Inn & Schatz Winery (www.hessenland.com) has managed to bring heritage, idyllic landscape and refined elegance together with a multitude of ceremony and reception spaces. This […]

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Stratford Country Club

Stratford Country Club {review}

Photo above: Decor: Devine Wedding Design | Photo: Heather Deitz Photography Stratford Country Club offers expertise, style and service for ceremony and receptions Located about thirty minutes outside of Kitchener-Waterloo in the quaint and historic town of Stratford, the Stratford Country Club is a well established favourite for area couples and local destination weddings outside […]

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Cambridge Mill

Cambridge Mill {review}

Cambridge Mill provides brides and grooms with a stunning location and fabulous view of the Grand River If you’re looking for a timeless, unique and romantic location to host your Wedding, you’re going to want to check out Cambridge Mill. This location, which is family-run by life-long restaurateurs, the Ciancone Family, has been designed specifically […]

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Whistle Bear Golf Club

Whistle Bear Golf Club {review}

Brides and grooms choose Whistle Bear Golf Club for its rustic charm, personalized attention and all in one location When Whistle Bear Golf Club first opened its doors in 2001, their team knew there were three things that would set them apart… excellent service, phenomenal outdoor views and freshly prepared food. Their approach worked and […]

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Ancaster Mill | Photo: VP Studios Photography

Ancaster Mill {review}

An all in one wedding destination set against natural waterfalls and historic architecture make Ancaster Mill a timeless venue choice for Southwestern Ontario brides With beautifully landscaped gardens and historic buildings, natural waterfalls and fabulous architecture, it doesn’t get any better than Ancaster Mill for the bride and groom looking for a place to hold […]

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Spencer's at the Waterfront

Spencer’s at the Waterfront {review}

Spencer’s at the Waterfront offers a modern venue with stunning, one of a kind views of Lake Ontario Sitting above the shore, Spencer’s at the Waterfront offers breathtaking, panoramic views of Burlington Bay and Lake Ontario. The room for your reception—warm, welcoming, and relaxing, in natural wood and earth tones—with floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. With blue […]

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Venue: Revival House | Photo: Kendra Ruth Photography

Revival House {review}

Photo above: Kendra Ruth Photography Revival House is romantically chic with a touch of modern hipster Whether it’s the cathedral ceilings, stained glass windows, spectacular food, extensive drink selection or the heritage and ambience, Revival House is downtown Stratford’s hippest VIP hideaway. From the chill upstairs gastrolounge to the historic sanctuary, Revival House is a unique […]

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The Financial Diva {review}

The Financial Diva helps you plan the wedding of your dreams without going into debtReviewing Risa Andersen, The Financial Diva| Photo above: Beatriz Pérez Moya The Financial Diva helps take the financial worry out of wedding budgeting. Wedding planning is filled with exciting choices, from choosing the venue, photographer and caterer to finding your perfect dress, […]

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Venue: Hessenland Country Inn | Photo: Alison Oliver Photography

Nostalgia and country elegance at Hessenland | Kirstie & Kyle

Kirstie and Kyle wanted a wedding day that was stress free and an event where their guests felt at home and comfortable. Hessenland Country Inn (hessenland.com) provided the perfect backdrop for this feeling. What they ended up with was a country style wedding with a touch of elegance and nostalgia… Bride & Groom: Kirstie Ross […]

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Wedsy.ca

Wedsy.ca {review}

Especially lovely items for especially lovely weddings Wedsy is a fresh new online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring. It was launched in Fall 2015 and caters to Canadian brides and grooms planning creative, stylish weddings that are showcasing who they are as a couple. Since it is powered by The Ring, […]

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Lovely Weddngs and Events

Pop Up Weddings with Lovely Weddings and Events

All You Need is LOVE…and a Marriage License We are so excited to be sponsoring Lovely Weddings and Events (lovelyweddingsandevents.ca) as they bring Pop Up Weddings to the Kitchener-Waterloo Area!  They have teamed up with some of the coolest and most in-demand partners to bring a day of Pop Up Weddings to the Walper Hotel […]

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Crème Couture {review}

Crème Couture styles brides to show off their inner beauty Michèle Gray and her team at Crème Couture don’t just want to help a bride find a dress. Their goal is to help you find a gown that will reflect your inner beauty with a memorable shopping experience that you will remember for the rest […]

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A rustic country wedding at Hessenland Inn | Alex & Colton

Alex and Colton wanted a rustic country wedding to go with the look and feel at Hessenland Inn (hessenland.com). With the amazing hospitality of the onsite coordinator Liz, they were able to have a beautiful wedding day with their family and friends… Bride & Groom: Alex Nutt & Colton Bell Wedding Date: September 8, 2018 […]

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{favourite things} Memorable glassware at Wedsy!

Looking for a memorable favour to give to your guests? why not some glassware?! it’s something they can use forever and think of you every time. Check out what Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has to offer… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring more details in […]

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Small Personalized Wooden Wedding Sign - Natural - Script Print | $28

{Favourite things} Wedding ceremony accessories at Wedsy

Looking for things to add to your ceremony that will add that something extra? Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has all of your ceremony needs covered! Check it out… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring more details in their review in The Ring, here. To find […]

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Venue: Shatz Winery | Photo: Holly Dalton Photography

Darling weddings at Schatz Winery

Hessenland Inn (♥)(hessenland.com/schatz-winery) in Zurich, ON Schatz Winery, Hessenland’s darling vineyard and newest chapter for the Ihrig family, builds on the bountiful 40 acres of award-winning gardens that lie at the heart of the property. Five acres of budding vines offer the perfect backdrop for intimate ceremonies, gorgeous photo opportunities and uniquely personal first-looks! The […]

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{Favourite Things} All things purple at Wedsy.ca!

Do you have a certain colour theme you would like to stick to? Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has every colour covered! Here are some of the purple items available… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online shop full of fabulous wedding items. More details in their review in The Ring, here. To find out more, email […]

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Venue: Cambridge Mill | Photo: Anne Edgar Photography

{expert tip} Marriage License

Photo above: Anne Edgar Photography Marriage License: How much does it cost and where can I get one? Marriage license; without one, your wedding is just a really fun party! So if you’re planning a wedding in Ontario you’re going to need a marriage license. While all marriage licenses are created equal, they do vary […]

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Classic Round Decorative Birdcage - Black | $75Classic Round Decorative Birdcage - Black | $75

{Favourite Things} Card boxes and alternatives at Wedsy.ca

Looking for unique card boxes or a completely different idea? Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has so many different items to choose from, you might have a hard time picking just one!… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online shop full of fabulous wedding items. More details in their review in The Ring, here. To find out […]

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{Favourite Things} All of our favourite spring items at Wedsy!

Are you just as ready for spring as we are?! We’ve rounded up our favourite spring  favourites to help us get thru the rest of these winter days!… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online shop full of fabulous wedding items. More details in their review in The Ring, here. To find out more, […]

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Wedding budget spreadsheet

The Wedding Budget: Budgeting made Easy

Photo above: Gary Evans Photography March 2019 | Yes, it’s true! The Wedding Budget Spreadsheet has been updated with the latest price ranges and elements.  The Wedding Budget Spreadsheet gives basic price ranges for absolutely everything. From the marriage licenses to wedding photography, it includes columns for reality – your budget, quotes and actual amounts […]

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{Favourite things} All about Pink at Wedsy!

We are loving all of the pink inspiration we are seeing lately! Here is a collection of our favourite pink wedding items from Wedsy.ca! So many things to choose from… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online shop full of fabulous wedding items. More details in their review in The Ring, here. To find […]

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