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Eva & Brian

By |February 1st, 2016|Real Wedding|

The warm waters surrounding Cape Cod make autumn a deliciously long, drawn-out season here. Balmy days filled with soft sunlight lead into evenings with just a hint of a chill making fall the perfect time for a Cape Cod wedding. As Eva and Brian exchanged vows early in October at Lighthouse Beach in Chatham, the [...]

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Kerry & Billy at Bourne Farm

By |January 15th, 2016|Bourne Farm, Real Wedding|

If you think a wedding reception at a Cape Cod wedding venue with a rustic barn built in 1775, set among 49 acres of rolling green lawns and woodlands, should be a relaxed event filled with love and a healthy dose of fun and games, you’ll agree that Kerry and Billy’s August wedding absolutely nailed [...]

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Kelly & Brad at Turntide Estate

By |January 12th, 2016|Real Wedding|

From the bride’s flowing blonde tresses and shimmering flat sandals perfect for dancing the night away, to the farmhouse tables with simple place settings and stunning centerpieces arranged under a white tent overlooking the ocean at Turntide Estate in Chatham, everything about Kelly and Brad’s September 2015 wedding was the embodiment of relaxed Cape Cod [...]

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Molly & Mike: A Classic Cape Cod Beach Wedding

By |September 29th, 2015|Private Home, Real Wedding|

It’s no secret how much we love Cape Cod beach weddings at The Casual Gourmet and we just had to share Mike and Molly’s! It was such pleasure partnering with many of our favorite vendors this summer for their fun-filled wedding and reception at the summer home of the bride’s family overlooking the water in [...]

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Angela & Drew at Heritage Museums & Gardens

By |August 26th, 2015|Heritage Museums & Gardens, Real Wedding|

Both Angela and Drew are “huge nature lovers” according to the recent bride; he works in conservation and she’s a veterinarian. They knew wanted to be married outside because “…being outdoors IS our church,” says Angela. “Heritage was where Drew took me on our second date so it was a no-brainer for us to make [...]

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What’s Your Venue Style?

By |January 9th, 2015|Real Wedding|

Are you newly engaged? Congratulations! Let the fun – and the planning – begin! If you’ve always dreamed of getting married on Cape Cod, the first thing you’ll need to do is secure a venue. Popular dates at Cape Cod wedding venues tend to book well in advance. We’ve pulled together a list of The [...]

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Lori & Jim’s wedding on WellWed

By |December 28th, 2014|Private Home, Real Wedding|

Check out Lori & Jim's stunning Cape Cod wedding at a private home in Chatham on WellWed! Lori & Jim's wedding on WellWed

Questions to Ask Your Caterer (Part 2)

By |October 14th, 2014|Other|

We posted some questions to consider asking your caterer on October 1st. As promised, here’s the sequel: What types of linens and place settings are available? Where can I see samples?  Linens and place settings are right at The Casual Gourmet. When it comes to realizing your vision for your reception, the linens and [...]

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Questions to Ask Your Caterer (Part 1)

By |October 1st, 2014|Other|

Nearly every wedding magazine or blog will caution you to be certain that your caterer is licensed and insured (both are absolute musts!), but the caterer will be a big part of your day and you may want to dig a little deeper. Consider asking: How long have you been in business and do you [...]

Oh, For the Love of Linens!

By |July 9th, 2014|Other|

With the seemingly limitless linen options available these days – from feather-light organza overlays to sumptuous damasks, and from fun textures to funky prints (zebra stripes anyone?) – it’s never been easier to use the humble tablecloth to really make a statement at your reception. Whatever your palette and whatever your theme, there’s a linen [...]