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Zeffert and Gold Catering of Baltimore’s Suggested Wedding Planning Timeline

Upon getting engaged, there are a number of questions that brides often wonder. Questions like, “What is the next step?” or “When do I handle certain tasks for the wedding?” These are normal questions to ask, and we have answers to make wedding planning a little easier. Obviously, certain tasks can be done outside of this timeframe, but this is a great guideline to follow when considering all that needs to be done for a successful wedding. 12-16 Months Before: … Continue reading

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Baltimore Wedding Planning Tips; Budgeting for the Wedding: 10 Hidden Wedding Costs

It’s all those pricey extras that slide in under the radar. We’ve asked the experts to clue us in on their insider secrets for avoiding those little-known financial pitfalls and sticking to your wedding budget. 1. Wedding Band Equipment Why it’s hidden The cost of the wedding band includes fees for the musicians’ time and the minimum amount of equipment needed. If your reception space is extra-large, then additional speakers and microphones could possibly be required to project the best sound … Continue reading

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Caroline and Brad’s Beautiful Baltimore Wedding with Zeffert and Gold Catering at Cloisters Castle

On Friday May 18th the weather could not have been more perfect for the celebration of Caroline and Brad’s wedding. Family, and friends enjoyed the delicious food, plentiful drinks, and lively entertainment while taking in the sites and scenes of the gorgeous Cloisters Castle. We were happy that Caroline and Brad chose to have us be a part of their special day. We wish the happy couple all the best in what is sure to be a beautiful married life. … Continue reading

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Budgeting for the Wedding: 30 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

Reception 1. Cut the guest list. This will slash your catering costs and save on invitations and even the number of centerpieces. 2. Think off-peak season and save thousands! 3. Hold your ceremony and reception in one spot — it will cut travel time for vendors you pay by the hour. 4. Skip the Saturday wedding. 5. Have bigger tables so you need fewer centerpieces and tablecloths. 6. Shop the off-season for extra decor — get modern black vases on … Continue reading

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Baltimore Wedding Planning Tips From Zeffert and Gold Catering: Finding the Perfect Venue Continued

We wanted to piggyback on our previous post about finding the perfect site for your wedding by providing some questions that you should definitely ask when venue searching. Will our event be the only event taking place at your location that day? If the site has more than one reception a day, find out if there will be any difficulties regarding timing. You do not want to feel rushed during setup nor do you want to feel rushed to leave … Continue reading

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Baltimore Wedding Planning Tips From Zeffert And Gold Catering: Finding the Perfect Venue

Just got engaged? Trying to plan the perfect wedding on a tight budget? Listen to these helpful hints which could free up some money in your wedding budget.  One of the first steps in planning your wedding is finding the perfect venue. If that venue puts a strain on your wedding budget, than this tip might be just what you are looking for. If you are not committed to selecting a wedding date in the middle of prime wedding season, … Continue reading

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