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 13 Dec 2011

Wakefield2012

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  • The Central Provinces
     18 Oct 2012 10:15 AM

    Re: Ottawa Venues - Museums and Le Belvedere
    Got married at Le Belvedere in July, it was perfect. Great scenery, great food, beautiful facility, and both ceremony and reception at the same location....

  • The Central Provinces
     14 Oct 2012 5:04 PM

    Re: Family member to marry us
    Hi Alison, why not get the Quebec marriage license? It is relatively painless, and then it is easy to have your family member become an...

  • The Central Provinces
     19 Sep 2012 11:21 AM

      Re: Wedding day Hair & Make-up
    Moda in the market for hair....

  • The Central Provinces
     19 Sep 2012 11:07 AM

      Re: Avoid this Photographer!!! Review Chris Ollerhead
    I believe I paid around $1200, and had a photographer booked for 8 hours, got great shots, he was professional, and wasn't pushy with sales....

  • The Central Provinces
     14 Sep 2012 1:46 PM

      Re: Avoid this Photographer!!! Review Chris Ollerhead
    Sorry to hear that. $950 is definitely on the lower end, but I really disagree with the comment above that you need to spend $2k...

  • The Central Provinces
     30 Aug 2012 2:19 PM

      Re: Early Vendor Review for 2012 Brides!
    Venue - Le Belvedere outside of Wakefield. Absolutely stunning, and the hippy inside me loved that the building is fully energy passive. Jessica and her...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     29 Aug 2012 12:59 PM

      Re: What is your song for the First Dance?
    Jason Mraz - Lucky...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     24 Aug 2012 11:32 AM

      Re: Need your help for my wedding preparation.
    I think the seahorse wine stopper would be nice (and practical), or the boats filled with mints/candies. I've got enough stuff on my fridge, I...

  • The Central Provinces
     20 Aug 2012 12:18 PM

      Re: Ottawa Flowers
    Not sure if they will be ready in June, but Hydrangeas are beautiful too. ...

  • The Central Provinces
     20 Aug 2012 12:17 PM

      Re: Ont resident getting married in QC, name change?
    You get married according to the Quebec Marriage Act, not the Ontario act. In the Quebec Act, you actually have to read out loud a...

  • The Central Provinces
     17 Aug 2012 10:59 AM

      Re: Ottawa Flowers
    When is your wedding? We used live orchids as centrepieces, and they looked amazing in our venue. Something to consider! ...

  • The Central Provinces
     16 Aug 2012 11:02 AM

      Re: Photography Dilemma
    Do some engagement shots in NC with a NC photographer, then do another set of engagement shots with whoever you choose in Ottawa (they usually...

  • The Central Provinces
     16 Aug 2012 10:42 AM

      Re: Le Belvedere
    Wakefield is about a 5 minute drive, it isn't far at all. We did photos with family on the rocks & in the trees near...

  • The Central Provinces
     14 Aug 2012 5:28 PM

      Re: Le Belvedere
    ElleBakes - We stayed in the Mill, my entire family (15+ including children) stayed at La Grange B&B, her entire family stayed at the Alpin...

  • The Central Provinces
     14 Aug 2012 5:22 PM

      Re: Britannia Yacht Club vs Vista Room at Dows Lake
    It is indeed stunning and perfect. We were looking at doing BYC (never thought about Lago), and we are so happy we chose Le Belvedere...

  • The Central Provinces
     14 Aug 2012 5:18 PM

      Re: Ottawa area DJ recommendations??
    We used Scott from First Choice Entertainment, and he was great. ...

  • The Central Provinces
     13 Jul 2012 10:55 AM

      Re: Le Belvedere
    Hoping the drought doesn't affect the photo opportunities, but definitely looking forward to it. We're getting married there next week, so look for vendor reviews...

  • The Central Provinces
     14 May 2012 11:16 AM

      Re: Recommend Ottawa Chiropractor?
    A second recommendation for Dr. Brent Burton, but also one for Dr. Martin Zollinger at RE:Form in the Market, if that location is better for...

  • The Central Provinces
     3 Apr 2012 10:29 PM

      Re: Non-Hall Venue in Ottawa ON
    Glebe Community Centre? St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts? One of the museums? There are lots of options. ...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     3 Apr 2012 10:12 PM

      Re: C-5k- April 1 start...NEW
    MommyG, you could do the C25k twice over before October! For those having side-stitches, you may want to slow to a walk, lean forward and...

  • Miscellaneous
     31 Mar 2012 7:05 PM

      Re: Are you participating in Earth hour?
    Probably. It is a good event, and it DOES raise awareness and remind people about the need to conserve, and reduce our carbon footprint. Areas...

  • The Central Provinces
     27 Mar 2012 8:48 PM

      Re: Early Vendor Review for 2012 Brides!
    Not a bride, but I will post here anyway. Venue: Looked through many, but settled on Le Belvedere in Wakefield. Was set on BYC, but...

  • The Central Provinces
     27 Mar 2012 1:20 PM

      Re: Ontarians getting married in Quebec
    If we get married in QC, and get the QC license, do we have to somehow transfer that over to an Ontario license? Someone suggested...

  • The Central Provinces
     21 Feb 2012 6:54 PM

      Re: Britannia Yacht Club
    BYC was a top choice for us to have our wedding, however once we talked to them, we weren't happy. Since it is a private...

  • The Central Provinces
     21 Feb 2012 6:49 PM

      Re: more photographer help
    Have you looked at Kevin Daly? ...

  • The Central Provinces
     21 Jan 2012 5:21 PM

      Re: Ottawa - Chair Covers
    July, how many did you buy? Definitely has to be white. ...

  • The Central Provinces
     8 Jan 2012 9:45 AM

      Re: Ottawa - Chair Covers
    Bumping this in the hopes that there is a cheaper option. Other cities have vendors that rent for $1 a chair cover, and I have...

  • The Central Provinces
     21 Dec 2011 11:53 PM

      Re: Classic/ Antique Car Rental
    I did it for a close friend several years ago. Keep in mind that these cars won't have the comforts of modern automobiles, and there...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Dec 2011 11:33 PM

      Re: Neighbours smoking pot, now giving a civillaw suit
    Yawn. 1) Don't worry about the civil suit. 2) Don't worry about the smoke anymore than you would cigarette smoke. AKA, don't waste police resources...

  • 9 - 12 Months away
     18 Dec 2011 7:05 PM

      Re: save the dates
    I wouldn't bother getting a caligrapher. Either ask a friend with nice hand writing (since there are only 12), or use your computer printer to...

  • Groom Room
     18 Dec 2011 7:01 PM

      Re: Grey Tux or Suit Rentals
    Bu-bump. Both Moore's and Tip Top will have grey tuxes in the new year. Moore's is also offering an awesome program of 50% off suit...

  • The Central Provinces
     18 Dec 2011 3:24 PM

      Re: Kevin Daly photography - friend referrals
    We also signed with Kevin for this summer. His work is great, and so were his prices. We didn't take advantage of the referral program...

  • The Central Provinces
     16 Dec 2011 9:30 PM

      Re: Le Belvedere
    Thanks Malkynn. I wonder if there is much talk in Wakefield about this venue being built? ...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Dec 2011 4:41 PM

      Re: Wedding Bells.ca Malware warning?
    Still no response from WB? Wow. ...

  • The Central Provinces
     14 Dec 2011 10:19 PM

      Ontarians getting married in Quebec
    Does this cause any problems with paperwork/marriage license, etc? ...

  • The Central Provinces
     14 Dec 2011 11:51 AM

      Re: Le Belvedere
    skyla_11 - it is a little expensive, but then there is no venue fee on top of the food - you might work out how...

  • The Central Provinces
     13 Dec 2011 11:33 PM

      Re: Le Belvedere
    summerbride - try calling instead? ...

  • The Central Provinces
     13 Dec 2011 8:13 PM

      Re: Photographer Help
    Yup, have to throw another recommendation for Jess Baumung (boyfriendgirlfriend.com) in here. I know Jess more for his music photography, but he does really good...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Dec 2011 5:28 PM

      Re: Wedding Bells.ca Malware warning?
    I don't understand all the people who posted in this thread stating that they just clicked ignore when their computer was giving them warnings that...

  • The Central Provinces
     13 Dec 2011 1:13 PM

      Le Belvedere
    I did a search on WB and nothing turned up. Has anyone else booked a wedding at Le Belvedere in Wakefield for this summer? ...