Ring Bearers & Flower Girls

What do flower girls and ring bearers have in common? They are young people in your life that you love and selected to be in your bridal party.

Choosing these special young attendants can bring a little apprehension given the unpredictable behavior in this age set, but don’t let that stop you!  Our team will be there to help the young ones make their way down the aisle, but read on to see what advice they have for you when it comes to working with flower girls and ring bearers.

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If you have particularly young attendants, Amy Hudon, Director of Sales and Events for The Estate at Moraine Farm, suggests that the flower girls or ring bearers do not practice in the ceremony rehearsal. “They always do great at the rehearsal but then the next day, there is suddenly more than a hundred people staring at them and they get nervous…”

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“Flower girls and ring bearers should attend the rehearsal, so they are familiar with the space…but just wait until the actual ceremony for them to walk down the aisle, and they will be none the wiser.

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Tim Holmes, Director of Sales and Events at The Bradley Estate and Fruitlands Museum, reminds us, “Rehearsed or not, it won’t go perfectly…keep it light and go with the flow.

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Maura McCarthy, Director of Sales and Events at The Crane Estate, says, “It helps to have more than one flower girl or ring bearer, or even a junior bridesmaid there to help out. There is strength in numbers!

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And perhaps Jessica Belanger, Director of Sales and Events for Fireside Catering, sums it up perfectly, “You have to let the kids just be kids, and no matter what they do it’s going to be adorable!

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The Bradley Estate is available for weddings and events for a limited number of dates.  We still have a few 2016 dates available.  Call today and enjoy all the features of this gorgeous estate just a few minutes outside of Boston!

Fireside Catering’s Executive Chef and Executive Steward at Home

Recently engaged? Need a caterer for your wedding or event? Looking for a catering company who ‘walks the walk’?  Look no further than Fireside Catering’s kitchen leadership team: Executive Chef Ethan Paige, and his wife, Executive Steward Pri Paige.  Not only do these two create some of the most beautiful food and displays in the catering business, they also do so in their very own home.
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Ethan and Pri’s enthusiasm for entertaining is evident when you see how they entertain at their Greater Boston home.  From darling stockings place settings and miniature pine trees, to epic halloween parties, they meticulously tend to every detail with all the food and decor!
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In addition to their spectacular holiday celebrations, they also have a small garden where they grow vegetables, herbs and tea flowers.
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And even when they aren’t hosting friends and family at their home, these gorgeous plates show how much they care about presentation and sumptuous meals!
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Look no further than Fireside Catering to rest assured that your New England wedding or event will be infused with Chef Ethan and Executive Steward Pri’s passion for food, presentation, and attention to detail…..and don’t even get us started on our talented, professional, and experienced front-of-the-house team!!!
For more photos of this dynamic duo’s behind the scenes work check out Pri’s Instagram or Facebook page!

Spring Weddings at The Bradley Estate

The Bradley Estate in Canton, Massachusetts, is a stunning classic country estate.  Rolling hills, landscaped grounds, formal gardens, manicured lawns and a brick-edged parterre garden add to the beauty of this mansion for a charming wedding or corporate event.

The formal garden is used for wedding ceremonies, weather permitting.

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The second floor of the estate has a bridal suite with a private restroom.  The staircase provides a dramatic backdrop for the bride!

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The living room, entrance hall, and screened loggia are all available for use when booking a house wedding.

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Cocktail reception can be placed along the lawn next to the mansion.

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It is a lovely time of year for weddings at The Bradley Estate!

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