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Planning a wedding can be time consuming, but add buying a house into the mix and you've officially got too much on your plate. Kailey helps couples find the perfect home for them every day, turning something stressful and scary into the most exciting time in your life!

M Y F I A N C É A N D I A R E H O P I N G TO M OV E I N TO O U R F I R ST H O M E TO G E T H E R R I G H T A F T E R T H E W E D D I N G DAY. H OW FA R I N A DVA N C E S H O U L D W E B E LO O K I N G F O R A H O U S E TO G E T H E R ?

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Winnipeg South 63 R E C E P T I O N S P OT L I G H T Greenwood Ballroom 1 58 T H E LO V E L I S T

REAL COUPLES 2 2 S AV E T H E D AT E Jenna and Tom 69 A L L T H AT M AT T E R S Sara and Sunil 7 6 YO U A N D I Hailey and Justin 85 S PA R K S F LY Jessica and Derek 91 N O R O A D TO O LO N G Sunayna and Gaurav 96 T H E R E S T O F O U R L I V E S Melanie and Dave

FEATURES 3 1 H I G H O R LO W Amanda Douglas Events 3 9 PA P E R T R E N D S Julie Doan Lettering

& Calligraphy 41 TO S S T H E B O U Q U E T 104 M E D I T E R R A N E A N R O M A N C E 116 T R U E LO V E 13 0 T H E R I N G Mokada 1 3 5 I S N ' T S H E LO V E LY ?

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Madeline’s Weddings & Events 27 V E N D O R R E V I E W

Photo Modern Pixel Photography Flowers Fache Floral Designs Dress Bliss Bridal Boutique

Urban Oasis Mineral Spa

Makeup 2 Chicks and a Bag of Makeup

V E N D O R S P OT L I G H T S

Hair Bob and Page Salon

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T H A N K YO U T O A A R O N F R O M S I G H T L I N E S P H OTO G R A P H Y A N D 2 C H I C K S A N D A B A G O F M A K E U P F O R O U R A M A Z I N G H E A D S H OT S !

Beauty Secrets IT NEVER CEASES TO AMAZE ME

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how stunning a bride can look on

Fresh Spring Flowers SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER,

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and nothing gets me more

her wedding day. One of my favourite parts of putting this issue

excited for the change of seasons than the sight and smell of

together was testing out beauty secrets, from eyelid primers to

fresh blossoms on the trees and in the garden. That feeling

shellac manicures, whether on ourselves, our models, or each other.

of spring inspired our fashion and bouquet photo shoots, and

Your wedding is a great excuse to treat yourself to a professional

Maria and I both agreed that it felt like spring had come early in

makeup artist, hair stylist, pedicure, spray tan, microdermabrasion,

the studio (despite the -40 temperature outside!). Flip through

foil highlights, teeth whitening, waxing—the list goes on. In the end,

these pages and prepare to be blown away by the talent of our

the look on your groom’s face will be priceless.

local florists—their creativity never ceases to amaze me!

Maria Kenney, Editorial Director

Ashley Illchuk, Creative Director

Photo by Rachwal Fine Art Photography

Photo by Brittany Mahood Photography

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OURFAVOURITETHINGS

Vendor Spotlights A S T H E N E W A D V E RT I S I N G A N D M A R K E T I N G

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Executive for It’s Love,

Colourful Gemstones I FIND IT QUITE AMAZING

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how personal every aspect of a wedding

I’m elated to have had the opportunity to meet and see such a

can be. Rings are one of the only items from a wedding that a couple

strong batch of vendors establishing a new voice here in Mani-

will keep forever, and look at every day. I have always loved colourful

toba. The Vendor Spotlight is a unique opportunity to show-

gemstones. From Kate Middleton’s oval blue Ceylon sapphire ring,

case local, talented vendors who are a part of our Love List,

originally created for Princess Diana by Garrard & Co., to Jackie Ken-

and let them shine for all of our readers and brides. I personally

nedy's diamond and emerald engagement ring from Van Cleef and

love hearing about what sets them apart. We truly have unique

Arpels, gemstones offer a timeless, unique quality that add beauty,

and inspiring entrepreneurs and businesses here in Manitoba!

distinction, story, and a constant reminder of the words “I love you.”

Annette Taylor, Advertising Executive

Zarah Tinholt, President

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Photo by Modern Pixel Photography

A S P E C I A L T H A N K YO U T O A L L O F O U R C O N T R I B U T O R S W H O M A D E T H I S I S S U E O F I T ' S LO V E S O W O N D E R F U L !

2 Chicks and a Bag of Makeup, Academy Florist, Amanda Douglas Events, Aspire Professional Studios, Bliss Bridal Boutique, Brittany Mahood Photography, Catherine Marshall, Cheryl Struss Photography, Epsilon, Events by Emma, Fache Floral Designs, Floral Elements, Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South, Greenwood Ballroom, Hair by Dana, J. Stephens Photography, Jason Poturica - Prairie Orchid Photography, Jeremy Hiebert Photography, Jessica Kmiec, Julie Doan Lettering & Calligraphy, kampphotography, Laugh Love Cakes, Madeline’s Weddings & Events, Modern Pixel Photography, Mokada Custom Jewelry Design Studio, Moore Photography, Natural Touch Floral Designs, Planned Perfectly, Pure Light Photography, Rachwal Photography, Sambajoy Photo & Art, Sightlines Photography, Soirée Event Planning, Swish Model Management, Urban Oasis Mineral Spa, Victoria Anne Photography

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YOU'RE ENGAGED...

NOW WHAT? ANNOUNCING YOUR ENGAGEMENT In today’s day and age with social media at everyone’s fingertips, news travels fast! While it is likely your biggest news to date and you can hardly wait to shout it from the rooftops, always remember that the people you are both closest to would probably rather hear the big news directly from you rather than your Facebook status or through a third party. Text by Madeline Chapman Photos by Dwayne Larson Photography

YOUR PARENTS

YOUR CLOSE FRIENDS

Chances are both sets of parents are

A simple phone call to your besties

likely aware that an engagement is on the

might work perfectly to tell them

horizon. This is the type of announcement

that there is going to be a wedding.

that is best done in person. If your

Or if you would prefer to tell them

parents are divorced, you can tell them

all at once, plan a dinner party at a

separately, but of course tell the other

restaurant or your home!

parent right after to avoid any hurt feelings. Typically the bride’s parents are told first and then the groom’s parents immediately afterward.

YOUR EXTENDED FAMILY We know you can’t possibly sit each one of your relatives down and tell them your exciting news in person. For really close relatives this is best done in person, but for all of the extended family, you may call them personally and let them know you’re engaged. Just try to remember your Great Aunt might not have a Facebook page and might not want to hear the news from your mom or dad!

FACEBOOK

Now that all of your family and best friends are in the loop and are anxiously awaiting their Save the Date cards in the mail, it is safe to start typing your next status update on your Facebook page and change your single status to “Engaged”!

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SAVETHE DATE

Some women can see their proposal coming a mile away, and some women don't. Jenna fell into the latter category, and even though Tom had set her friends and family on a mission to discover her dream engagement ring, she had no clue. One evening, she rushed home from work and, like a whirlwind, began getting ready for their night out with friends while Tom patiently sipped wine in the kitchen. Jenna came peeling down the stairs and made a grab for her shoes, but she noticed that Tom wasn't going anywhere. Even when he pulled a little red box from his pocket, she thought she might be getting earrings. It wasn't until he got down on one knee and opened the box, with that exact same three diamond, yellow gold pavÊ ring she had been drooling over with her mother earlier that year, that things finally clicked. 

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SPA DAY BRIDAL BEAUTY PACKAGES The Urban Oasis Mineral Spa is quickly becoming our new favourite spa in the city for two big reasons. First, all services over $35 will give you access to their one-of-akind mineral baths, along with mineral hydrotherapy and the aroma-infused steam room. Second, the Ultimate Bridal Luxury package which covers all a bride’s bases: a moor mud wrap, organic facial, luxury manicure and pedicure, and a nutritious spa lunch. We can’t imagine any better way to get yourself glowing for the big day! Text by Maria Kenney Photos by Sambajoy Photo & Art

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EXPERTADVICE

The It’s Love team spent the day at the spa getting mani/pedis, and we came to this conclusion: shellac manicures are an absolute must for your wedding day! Spa Director Costanza Paletta has this to say: "Gel nails used to be the big must-have for bridal nails, but now it’s shellac. It’s super tough with a mirror shine, and it can go chip-free for over two weeks.” Ours has lasted three weeks and counting!

SHELLAC TIPS AND TRICKS Keep Them Moisturized To prevent lifting and peeling, use an oil on your cuticles every day after your manicure. Costanza recommends CND’s Solar Oil, which was formulated specifically for shellac.

Go Square Square nails are less susceptible to breakage, and have replaced long talons as today’s nail shape of choice. Not a fan of the look? Try a squoval, which is the mid-point between a square and an oval.

Manis Only While you’ll hear of some people doing it, you don’t actually need to get a shellac pedicure when normal polish will do just fine on our lesser exposed toes.

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The Niverville Heritage Centre is a gorgeous all-inclusive venue that includes catering, set up, decor, linens; even event planning! We take care of everything to ensure your wedding day is just what you want it to be. We have heard time and time again that our clients appreciate how much we are able to do for them. Centrally located only 20 minutes from both Winnipeg and Steinbach, the Niverville Heritage Centre is an exceptional and unique venue.

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HIGH OR LOW? MARKET FRESH High or Low, It’s Love shows you how to design the wedding of your dreams at the price tag you can afford!  Text by Maria Kenney Styling/Design/Coordination by Amanda Douglas Events Photos by J. Stephens Photography

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Chiavari Chairs $8 (each) 5 | High End Burlap Table Cloth $16.95 (each) 6 | Charcutterie Boards $20 (each)

F R O M T O P, L E F T T O R I G H T Step up your centrepiece's "wow" factor with

a single, enormous pink king protea as the tallest item; Hand-calligraphed menus atop every plate are a touch that your guests will adore; Want a tablescape that smells fresh as a farmer's market? Bundles of veggies will do the trick; Add a smaller cake to every table, like this naked cake topped with fresh blackberries; Swiss chard is a colourful and unexpected addition to any market-inspired centrepiece; Piles of charcuterie boards ground this arrangement and elevate the items a few inches.

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F R O M T O P, L E F T T O R I G H T Recreate the "High" centrepiece on a budget

by eliminating the king protea, ornithigalum, and privet berries; Simple place cards instead of individual menus might save money, but ask your calligrapher first—they might be able to do just one menu and send you the template to print, which would cut costs; In-season fruit and vegetables are an unexpected centrepiece item, and even more visually appealing when they're the tiniest bit bruised; This "high end burlap table cloth" suits a market fresh theme perfectly, but you'll need to double them up for a long table; Even with simple, low budget items, you can keep it interesting by playing with height levels.

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BOUQUET

LOVE THE LOOK OF ORGANIC, LEAFY BOUQUETS?

If you’re on a budget, ask your florist to use dusty miller, mini green hydrangea, and Israeli ruscus. Or, if you’re willing to splurge, instead ask for privet berries, pink king protea, swiss chard, flowering kale, and Italian ruscus. Photos J. Stephens Photography Flowers and Vegetables Fache Floral Designs Linens and Chairs Planned Perfectly Styling/Design/ Coordination Amanda Douglas Events Cake Laugh Love Cakes Stationery and Calligraphy Julie Doan Lettering and Calligraphy

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PAPER TRENDS CALLIGRAPHY FOCUS Your stationery doesn’t need to have bells and whistles in order to impress. This simple suite takes plain, 100% cotton paper to another level with luscious hand calligraphy, and suits a wedding with an old country, 1800s chic atmosphere. With such little fuss, the results are stunning. Calligraphy by Julie Doan, Photo by J. Stephens Photography, Styling by Amanda Douglas Events

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YOU WOULDN’T RENT YOUR DRESS CUSTOM WEDDING SUITS YOU CAN KEEP STARTING AT $299 Don’t let your man get married in a boxy, out of style, off-the-rack rental tuxedo when he can look his best in a fully custom suit from EPH Apparel.

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Spring has sprung, and with promises of warmer weather ahead, flowers are never too far from our minds. We’ve set our hearts on the following bridal bouquets, which are just too lovely to toss. Photos by Brittany Mahood Photography Created and Styled by Ashley Illchuk Shot at Aspire Professional Studio

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hopeless romantic Today’s romantic bouquets are a far cry from yesterday’s fistful of peonies. Ruscus and salal anchor this arrangement in greenery, while cascading ribbons amplify it to fairytale status. Bouquet by Academy Florist


INGREDIENTS

pink astilbe, white o'hara garden roses, pink stock, white veronica, jasmine, white hellebores, ruscus, salal

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INGREDIENTS

green hydrangea, yellow poms, yellow solidago, parrot tulips, yellow lisianthus,

white spray roses, dusty miller, brunia berries, dagger fern, green dianthus, thistle

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youthful vibrance A hardy, outdoorsy bride would be in perfect company with this green bouquet. Hydrangea, yellow poms, and spray roses are toughened up with dagger fern and thistle. Bouquet by Natural Touch Floral Design


understated elegance Black and white and green, and little else. This is minimalism in flower form, perfect for the bride who wants to let her love speak for itself. Bouquet by Academy Florist


INGREDIENTS

white hellebores, white anemone, white tulips, white ginestra, privet berries, white o'hara garden roses, salal, jasmine

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classic beauty Here’s one for the high class bride. A simple bouquet of white ranunculus would look right at home in any of our city’s stunning ballrooms. Bouquet by Floral Elements


tasteful tropics Who’s afraid of colour? Not the bride that carries this stunning tropical bouquet, with its playful rose lilies and enormous king protea. Bouquet by Natural Touch Floral Design


INGREDIENTS

king protea, rose lilies, juliet garden roses, peach carnation,

peach hypericum berries, white limonium, orange genistra, gunny eucalyptus, brunia berries

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT SIGHTLINES PHOTOGRAPHY Aaron of Sightlines Photography is a true professional in every sense of the word, and with his background it comes as no surprise. Text by Maria Kenney Photos by Sightlines Photography

“After getting to know Aaron as a photographer, and more importantly, as a person, I knew he was the one to capture my wedding. Our wedding will be unique in many ways, and his ability to truly listen to his clients, to learn what we want, and the way he’s already working all of it into his plans for us that day, makes me even more excited!” Q U O T E F R O M A B R I D E

Having 20 years of experience in the arts and nearly 10 of it centred in photography, Aaron’s gift is in versatility, and he strives to truly listen to learn what matters most to his couples. He believes in detailed consultations and, in his own words, “getting to know them, their loves, their style, their quirks, what makes them laugh, what makes them crazy for each other, and what makes them them.”

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT SAMBAJOY PHOTO & ART Sambajoy is Winnipeg’s latest import from Brazil, and we can’t get enough of them! Text by Maria Kenney Photos by Sambajoy Photo & Art

Madalena and Marcelo, the husband-and-wife team behind Sambajoy Photo & Art, are bursting at the seams with love and joy, and, as award-winning photographers with work skimming the pages of Brazil’s top magazines, including National Geographic, they are making waves in the Winnipeg wedding scene. When you first meet them, they will give you the world’s biggest hug. Their CEO Bacon, an adorable pug in a bow tie, will give you a lick.

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FROM THE MENU THE FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON WINNIPEG SOUTH We sampled some of the venue's best dishes, and they couldn't have been better! Text By Maria Kenney Photos by J. Stephens Photography

We’ll take any opportunity to visit the super friendly staff at the Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South, and when there’s food involved, we waste no time. The hotel is quickly building a name for itself as one of the city’s go-to spots for an elegant wedding reception, with its modern Grand Ballroom and policy of only hosting one wedding at a time. However, the venue’s top

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Served in a dark chocolate cup with fresh berries, this dessert was

Light, sweet, and ever so summery, this salad comes with

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mandarin oranges, strawberries, and toasted almonds.

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With salted whipped cream, fresh berries, and dense chocolate

What more can we say? Eight ounces of soft meat drizzled

drizzled in, yes, even more chocolate, every bite left us wanting more.

in a red wine honey jus—this dish did not disappoint!

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The Four Points’ Butternut Squash Soup is the perfect teaser

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T IM E L E SS | C H IC | STYLIS H | E LE GANT At The Greenwood Ballroom we make planning your reception simple! We offer a variety of menus selections and four All Inclusive Wedding Packages to choose from. All of our All Inclusive Wedding Packages include full decor by a professional decorator, a four course dinner, all alcohol consumption, wine on the tables and a late night sweet table. From there, our packages just get better! Our meticulous attention to detail and impeccable service will give you the confidence to focus your attention on your guests and your special night.

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RECEPTION SPOTLIGHT GREENWOOD BALLROOM The Greenwood Ballroom located at 1715 Wellington Avenue is one our favourite ballrooms in the city. A word of advice if you’re considering it for your venue: book an appointment to see it in person. The sheer grandeur and elegance of the ballroom is best appreciated in person! Text by Maria Kenney Photos by Cheryl Struss Photography

L O V E L I S T V E N D O R G R E E N W O O D B A L L R O O M ( P G .1 6 0 ) C H E R Y L S T R U S S P H O T O G R A P H Y ( P G .1 5 9 ) M A D E L I N E ’ S W E D D I N G S & E V E N T S ( 1 5 8 )

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The Greenwood Ballroom offers 4 all inclusive wedding packages: ELEGANCE PACKAGE $80 · 4 course dinner (soup, salad, entrée, dessert) · Satin table cloths and chair covers (your selection) · Choice of coloured napkin · Full head table décor · Open bar with all beer, wine, and liquor included · 2 bottles of wine at each guest table · Late night sweet and coffee table · Complimentary cake cutting · Complimentary king deluxe guest room · Complimentary banquet room for ceremony

BLISS PACKAGE $90 Includes everything in the Elegance Package, plus: · DJ services for the entire evening · Chiffon backdrop with custom spotlighting · Floral table centrepieces (custom designed) · Guestbook and cake table décor · Upgrade to jacuzzi suite

LAVISH PACKAGE $100 Includes everything in the Elegance and Bliss Packages, plus: · Upgrade to crystal backdrop · Upgraded deluxe floral or specialty table centrepieces · Ceiling décor · Late night chocolate fountain · Full professionally designed stationery package · Custom ballroom spotlighting

OPULENCE PACKAGE $110 Includes everything in the Elegance, Bliss, and Lavish Packages, plus: · Full floral package including bouquets, boutonnieres, and corsages · Coordinating guestbook table arrangement Champagne and passed appetizer service All prices are per person and subject to change. Some restrictions apply. Décor provided by Madeline’s Weddings & Events. Floral provided by The Floral Fixx.

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Sara was shocked when Sunil asked her to trespass into the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden after hours, but little did she know he had made a reservation ahead of time. However, when the full moon came out and he bent down onto one knee everything suddenly made sense. While Sara had her hopes set on an outdoor barn wedding, practicality had the couple hosting within the city. In the end, they chose the Qualico Family Centre at Assiniboine Park which provided an indoor venue within a natural feel. Choosing a smaller venue forced the couple to create a more intimate guest list which resulted in a day full of love with close family and friends.


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Opposite: Sara's hands were decorated with intricate mehndi; Sunil found his suit online from Harry's Suits; The couple offered their guests 3 menu options: chicken, fish, or vegetarian; Brightly coloured blooms popped at each table setting; Custom made chocolate bar wrappers from WhimsyWraps served as a unique favour item. This Page: A fancy burlap linen tablecloth interwoven with gold gave the setting a sparkly backdrop; Sara's outfits were both found in Vancouver; The couple sneaks away to enjoy a few minutes alone.

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at MAC Hair Lindsey at Georgia Peach Honeymoon Bahia Principe Runaway Bay in Jamaica

Veil/headpiece Frontier Fashions Tuxes/Formal Wear Harry’s Suits Invitations/Stationery Classic Indian Wedding Cards, In So Many Words Shoes Aldo Wedding Bands Mappins Jewellery Frontier Fashions Make-up Annie

Ceremony Venue Raj Pandey Hindu Center Ceremony Caterer East India Company Reception Venue Qualico Family Center Videographer Imagination Studios Lighting Elite Lighting Dress Frontier Fashions & Sunny’s Bridal

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“SOIRÉE EVENT PLANNING made our dream a reality! They had many creative ideas that added to our final day, which was more beautiful than we could have imagined.” Opposite: Sara, who works as a teacher, had table numbers made to look like mini chalkboards. This Page: Some tables held tall candelabras; Other tables had shorter votives and vases; Candlelight softened the atmosphere and kept the dance floor dimly lit long into the night.

SOIRÉE EVENT PLANNING, ANDREA MANCINI (204) 477-5450 | SOIREEPLANNING.CA Soirée Event Planning was founded when owner Andrea Mancini discovered passion for turning life's little details into lasting impressions and memories. Soirée's consultants will ensure your wedding is inspired, unique and unforgettable.

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Having been together

for over a decade, Hailey was sure there was no way Justin could pull off a surprise proposal. Justin took it as a challenge and searched for the most unsignificant moment of their lives that he could find. After his trip from Vancouver, he brought her back a gift, which was a tradition for them. It was a tacky Vancouver change purse with a cartoon of the city on it. Sitting on their living room couch, Hailey turned to ask him why he would waste his money on something so ugly, and found him bent on one knee with a beautiful ring in his hands. Hailey was completely surprised. It was a mission well accomplished, and the couple started planning their clean and classic wedding at the Fort Garry Hotel.

This Page: Hailey combined a stunning, lace Maggie Sottero gown with a sparkly belt found on Etsy; The bridesmaids chose their mismatched dresses while on her bachelorette party in Las Vegas; An ornate pink cake from Dolcezza was fresh and delicious. Opposite: Hailey and Justin looked at several venues, but when they walked into the Fort Garry, there was no competition; Of course, the food at the Fort Garry was simply delicious; The couple offered their guests a signature cocktail called "The Jailey", topped off with striped straws; The crafty bride included many DIY touches, like this cute card box.


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hen Jessica and Derek’s eyes first locked at bible study, there was little in the way of Derek asking her to spend the rest of her life with him. Like a gentleman, though, he waited one year (to the day!) that they first met to pop the question. As if it was planned, it was the day after the first snow fall, and he took Jessica to his hometown of Virden. The couple bundled up, took a walk, built a snowman, threw snowballs at each other, and, just after tackling her into the snow, Derek asked Jessica to be his wife.


This Page, Clockwise From Top Left: This Page, Clockwise From Top Left: Jessica wore a bridesmaid dress in ivory for her gown, and designed and sewed a lace bolero herself; The couple loves to hunt through antique shops and garage sales, and they incorporated some of their finds into their dĂŠcor; The seating chart mimicked the hand- sewn bunting flag decorating the ceilings; A guestbook option to "share your recipe for love" on recipe cards kept guests entertained between the ceremony and reception; Jessica piled old books from her parents' collection on the tabletops. Opposite: At the end of the night, the couple jumped into a red Fargo and drove off; The tables held chalkboard table numbers and wildflower centrepieces.

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Ceremony and Reception Hawthorn Estates Flowers Norwood Florist Cake Melissa Harmon Dress Stella’s Bridal Galleria Bridesmaid Dresses Forever 21, Urban Planet, Costa Blanca, Tobi Formalwear Club Monaco, Mexx, American Apparel Groom’s Suspenders borrowed from a friend Stationery the bride Shoes Target, eBay, Aldo Engagement Ring estate sale on Etsy Wedding Bands Matti Martin, Designer Goldsmith

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Text by Maria Kenney Photos by Morgaine Owens

L O V E L I S T V E N D O R S E V E N T S B Y E M M A ( P G .1 5 8 ) T H E F A I R M O N T H O T E L ( P G .1 6 0 ) F A C H E F L O R A L D E S I G N S ( P G .1 5 9 ) P L A N N E D P E R F E C T LY ( P G .1 5 8 ) B I J O U ( P G .1 5 9 )


ONE BRISK FALL EVENING

when Sunayna finished work,

she found a limo waiting outside her office building. The driver passed her a card, which referred to the characters of To Kill a Mockingbird. Recalling her first date with her boyfriend, Gaurav (who was, she thought, in Toronto at the time), the driver took her to MTC Theatre. There, Gaurav’s brother was waiting with the next clue, which led them to Southwood Golf Course. Her best friend handed her another clue, which took them to Burger King, another first date location. Inside was her brother’s best friend, dressed in uniform, who handed her a strawberry milkshake and a cell phone with her brother from Toronto on the other end. He asked her to go to the place where Gaurav and her had their first kiss, and there she found him, down on one knee.


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The upscale décor was wellsuited to the interior of THE FAIRMONT HOTEL,

and massive gold candelabras overflowing with baby's breath gave a regal feel to the aisle.

QUOTE FROM THE BRIDE

single-handedly turned our vision into a reality. They added E X T R A S P E C I A L T O U C H E S to our day that we weren’t even aware of like a confetti cannon during our first dance, and glow in the dark glasses on the dance floor. All we had to concentrate on was E N J O Y I N G E V E R Y M O M E N T of our day!”

"EVENTS BY EMMA

This page: An acrylic mandap was erected for a clean backdrop; The cake sat on a hanging tray over the dance floor. Opposite: The couple shares a moment together between the ceremony and reception; All of Sunayna's outfits were purchases on her trip to India; Unique personal touches hung around the mandap; The couple had a traditional Hindu ceremony.

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Reception Venue The Winnipeg Convention Centre Photographer Morgaine Owens of Pure Light Studio Videographer Imagination Studios Cake Reena Gill and Shawna LaPointe Dress custom from India

F LO W E R S FA C H E F LO R A L D E S I G N S L I N E N S & D É C O R P L A N N E D P E R F E C T LY G R O O M ' S W E D D I N G B A N D B I J O U T R E A S U R E S

Reception Formalwear Giovanni Custom Tailor Shop Ceremony Formalwear custom from India Lighting Elite Lighting Shoes Miu Miu Bride’s Wedding Band Simon Imports Jewellery custom from India Make-Up Antoaneta, MAC and Tina Cable, Myuz Artistry Hair Heather Mercer from Edward Carriere Musicians Joshua Stanton and Elite Lighting

LO V E L I S T V E N D O R S W E D D I N G P L A N N E R E V E N T S BY E M M A C E R E M O N Y V E N U E T H E FA I R M O N T H OT E L


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hen Dave took Melanie on a trip to Mexico, she expected nothing more than to escape another cold Winnipeg winter.

Dave had bigger plans, though. One evening, he packed a bottle of wine and a couple wine glasses and took Melanie to watch the sunset on the beach. Just when she thought the scene couldn’t get any more romantic, he got down on one knee and asked her to be his wife.


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M E L A N I E A N D D A V E , who are an

active and outdoorsy couple (they even built their own cottage together in Lac du Bonnet), were inspired by the great outdoors while planning their wedding. Rather than choosing a colour palette, the couple worked off of natural textures they both loved, like tree bark, lace, and burlap. They even saved some pieces of oak and poplar from their cottage lot to create decorations, like table markers and candle holders, that were so pretty guests asked to take them home.

Opposite: Melanie's bridesmaids chose their own dresses based on soft fabrics like chiffon and lace; Neutral linens from Dream Day Decorators created a jaw-dropping banquet room. This Page, Clockwise from Top Left: Bridges' outdoor ceremony spot couldn't get any prettier; Each table held an assortment of items dear to the couple, like tree pieces from their cabin and old lanterns; Playful floral arrangements in jars served as simple yet lovely centrepieces; Individual menu cards were designed to fit the outdoor theme.

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with blue skies and soft clouds.

"We wanted to keep travelling to a minimum, so all photos were taken on site. Going elsewhere hadn’t even crossed our minds!" MELANIE, THE BRIDE

LOV E L I S T V E N D O R S C E R E M O N Y A N D R EC E P T I O N V E N U E B R I D G ES G O L F C O U R S E F LOW E R S FAC H E F LO R A L D ES I G N S D R E S S B L I S S B R I D A L B O U T I Q U E F O R M A LW E A R E P H A P P A R E L L I N E N S A N D C H A I R C O V E R S D R E A M D A Y D E C O R A T O R S

Photographer kampphotography Cake Jeannie’s Cake Invitations Regehr’s Printing Shoes Red Rooster Wedding Bands Riddles Jewelry, Grand Forks Pearl Necklace Out of the Blue Hair Melissa Bordeluzzi Musicians Grant & Nazeem

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COLOUR PALETTE MEDITERRANEAN ROMANCE There is no better location for an outdoor wedding than the Mediterranean, with its golden sun-drenched hills, dripping juicy peaches, and lush wildflowers. If you and your fiancé can’t make it to the Mediterranean, bring the Mediterranean to Winnipeg instead. Let the contrasting blooms, flowing gown, and gilded sweets be your leading inspiration. Text by Amanda Douglas of Amanda Douglas Events Photos by Victoria Anne Photography

LO V E L I S T V E N D O R S A M A N D A D O U G L A S E V E N T S ( P G .1 5 8 ) FA C H E F LO R A L D E S I G N S ( P G .1 5 9 ) L AU G H LO V E C A K E S ( P G .158 ) 2 C H I C K S A N D A B A G O F M A K E U P ( P G .1 5 9 )

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TIP FROM AMANDA DOUGLAS:

Don’t Go Too Trendy We love trends because of the ideas and inspiration they bring to the table, but we always encourage our brides to pick their theme and floral design with a bit of class in mind. We use the principle: "In five years, when you look back at your wedding, will you still love it or even like it? Or will you be wondering, ‘What was I thinking?’” Here are our best suggestions: TIP 1

Don't duplicate what you've seen on

Pinterest. Take bits and pieces of things you like, and incorporate only the things you love.

TIP 2

Make sure that it's still you. Your wedding of

course will be fancier then your day-to-day, but it should be a reflection of who you both are. Make sure you take the time to infuse that into your wedding.

TIP 3

If in doubt, talk to your wedding planner!

They'll never lie to you if they think something is tacky, not a good match for you, or over the top trendy or kitschy. Planners eat, breathe and drink style, colour, and design. They'll be able to guide you through the world of wedding trends and colour, and have fun with you through the process!

Left to Right: Replace regular confetti with flowers for more colour (and scent!); Who knew thistle could be so pretty?; Chiavari chairs, cutlery, and vases in gold; Borrow a family heirloom for a personal touch and a dynamic décor display; A spray painted gold leaf crown plays up the Grecian goddess look; A water-coloured stationery suite in Pantone colour Dazzling Blue adds a mythical yet modern tone; Pantone colour Celosia Orange ranunculus adds an unexpected and playful contrast to an otherwise quiet arrangement; Add candied buttons painted in edible gold to the tops of your decadent petit fours; Sprawling, low-lying centrepieces add understated elegance to a tablescape and won’t block anyone’s view of their dinner companions; Flowers made to be blown away! 


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SPRING FLOWERS It can be easy to go right for the citrus inspired colour palette for your spring wedding, but take a couple minutes to think outside the box. Of course, the most important thing to consider is what you like and what will look good with your theme and venue. Be sure to spend a little time getting inspired by the colours of the year released by Pantone and researching some colour palettes that have been inspired by those colours. (The Perfect Palette is a fantastic resource for this!) AMANDA DOUGLAS EVENTS


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SWEETS "Want to add even more gold and elegance to your wedding? Simple sweets and desserts in all white with edible gold paint, flakes, and detailing are the perfect finishing touch. It's a stunning way to add a touch of your metallic accent colour into all areas of your wedding, and who doesn't like the idea of edible gold? It doesn't get richer (or sweeter) than that!"

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AMANDA DOUGLAS EVENTS (204) 996-2371 | AMANDADOUGLASEVENTS.COM With Amanda Douglas Events you’ll have the experience and expertise of a professional planner, designer and stylist (and her team) at your disposal! Amanda Douglas Events will be there to help put together your wedding, with all it's beautiful details, and take away the stress and pressure, leaving you with only enjoyment and wonderful memories of your day!

Photography Victoria Anne Photography Coordination/Styling Amanda Douglas Events Desserts Laugh Love Cakes  Florals Fache Floral Design  Dress LA Collection  Hair Johanna Costantini Makeup: 2 Chicks & a Bag of Makeup Stationery One Plus One Design Dishes/Goldwear Amanda Douglas Events Table Haven Design Chairs Bel-Ayre Rentals


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Farrah, Lis Simon High-low hemlines have been introduced to bridal and have a majorly flirtatious appeal.

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D1616, Essense of Australia Flowers in the hair with a backless gown might just be the definition of modern day starlette.

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Leura, Pronovias Bridal Headpiece by Irina Francis of Lacielle Roselle. Citrine engagement ring from Mokada.

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C R E D I T S Photography Modern Pixel Photography Created by Ashley Illchuk Gowns Bliss Bridal Boutique Flowers Fache Floral Designs Engagement Rings Mokada Custom Jewelry Design Studio Headpieces Irina Francis of Lacielle Roselle Makeup 2 Chicks and a Bag of Makeup Hair Bob and Page Nails Urban Oasis Mineral Spa Studio Aspire Professional Studios Models Swish Model Management

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THE RING MOKADA CUSTOM JEWELRY DESIGN STUDIO Topaz and citrine and amethyst (oh my)! With today’s colourful choices in engagement rings, white diamonds take a backseat to more playful, gigantic gemstones. You might feel a bit like a kid in a candy store! Photo by Modern Pixel Photography Styling by Ashley Illchuk Flowers by Fache Floral Designs

From Bottom to Top: Antique cut morganite set in 14K white gold with diamond halo and shoulders; Cushion cut amethyst set in 10K white gold with diamond halo and shoulders; Radiant yellow diamond set in platinum; Checker board citrine showcased with double claws and a 14K white gold and diamond split shank; Pear shaped blue topaz set in 18K hand finished bark pattern yellow gold with two flanking bezel set round diamonds; Oval shaped morganite set in 10K rose gold with diamond halo.

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"Mokada hopes to dispel the myth that custom is a code word for expensive. Custom is a synonym for unique, exclusive, one of a kind...but it need not break the bank. Mokada can meet any budget and our state of the art design program can find ways to reduce price; not glamour. The ability to hand select your stone and pair it with a mount that YOU designed often represents the highest value. Jewelry is expected to be worn (sometimes everyday) and it should be distinct...just like you!" MONA, OWNER

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BEAUTY SPOTLIGHT TIPS AND TRICKS TO GET THE LOOK YOU WANT Sarah is the founder and lead makeup artist at 2 Chicks and a Bag of Makeup, a Winnipeg based company offering on-site makeup services for any occasion you would like to look your best. Text and Makeup Sarah, 2 Chicks and a Bag of Makeup Photos Modern Pixel Photography Dress Bliss Bridal Boutique Hair Bob and Page Salon Model Swish Model Management

SKIN The concealer plays a key role here. Never knowing what type of weather to expect in Manitoba, it is always a bit more comfortable to not feel like you're wearing a mask. Blotting papers are an amazing product to have with you on your special day for touch ups. Here I used CARGO OneBase #01, which is a concealer and foundation in one. 

CHEEKS Bronzer is a great way to blend the face and neck or even uninvited tan lines. Here I used a waterproof bronzer to do a soft contour, and then applied a beautiful rosé coloured blush on the apples of her cheeks to really give it that punch of colour. She is wearing CARGO Water Resistant Bronzer and CARGO Blush in Mendocino. 

EYES This look had a heavy focus on brows and eyelashes, keeping the eyelid soft with a champagne-coloured shadow. She’s wearing Ardell Demi Wispies, which are very popular with brides and always look amazing in photos. Eyebrows also play an important role, specifically in framing the face. Her eyebrows are filled in with FACE Stockholm brow filler in Suede.

LIPS The flowers on this shoot were mind blowing! The colours were absolutely gorgeous, so a vibrant pink lipstick was a must. Fullcoloured lipsticks can be a bit more maintenance the day of, but can really add that extra kick to the overall look. She is wearing FACE Stockholm Lipstick in Summer. 

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EXPERT ADVICE


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ISN'T SHE LOVELY? W H E N YO U WA L K D OW N T H E A I S L E A N D YO U R

groom finally lays his eyes on you, he’ll think he’s marrying the most beautiful woman in the world. Thanks to the help of a talented makeup artist and today’s modern cosmetic options, you can request almost any look under the sun and have it tailored to your features and skin tone. You’ll only have one thing to worry about: which look will you choose?

Photos by Rachwal Photography Created by Ashley Illchuk Makeup Jessica Kmiec Hair Hair by Dana Rings Epsilon Model Taylor, Swish Model Management Studio Aspire Professional Studios

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SUN KISSED Use a solid combination of primer, foundation, and powder, like the ones used here from Make Up For Ever, in that order, to stabilize the skin for all other complexion products. That way, bronzer and blush stay on the face all night long.

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HD #0 Primer, Make Up For Ever | HD #117 Foundation, Make Up For Ever | HD Powder, Make Up For Ever | Matte Bronze, Mac | Blush in 103, Make Up For Ever | Shimmering Skin Perfector | Pressed in Opal, Becca | Flutter Lashes, Sephora | Brow Wiz in Brunette, Anastasia


Look N .o2

SMOKY EYE Your best friends for a smoky are a good set of false eyelashes, like the ones used here by Ardell. Urban Decay’s Naked Palette 2 has all of the shadows you’ll need to pull of this look.

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Naked Pallette 2, Urban Decay | Primer in Eden, Urban Decay | Lash Style 108, Ardell | Kohl Liner in 1K, Make Up For Ever | Blush in Dollface, Tarte | Lip Liner in Nude Pink, Urban Decay | Lip Enhancing Gloss in Illume, Smashbox | All Nighter Setting Spray, Urban Decay


Look N .o3

RED LIP There’s a red lip for everyone—you just need to spend the time to find yours. On our fair skinned, red headed model, an orange-red hue looks stunning, like this one from Nars.

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Laguna Bronzer, Nars | Shadows in Jest and Haux, Mac | Stay All Day W/P Liquid | Liner in Jet Black, Stila | Flair Lashes in Dark Black, Sephora | Mint Lip Balm, Jack Black | Lip Liner in 852 Pumpkin, Nyx | Semi Matte Lipstick in Heat Wave, Nars | All Nighter Setting Spray, Urban Decay


Look N .o4

CAT EYE Once the cat eye has been drawn on to your lid with a black eyeliner, be sure to draw over it with Make Up For Ever’s Black Eye Shadow #4 and an angled eyeliner brush to set the line.

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Watt’s Up! Cream Highlighter, Benefit | Aqua Black Liner, Make Up For Ever | Shadow Blanc Type, Mac | Shadow Tease, Urban Decay | Shadow Fig. 1, Mac | Black Eye Shadow #4, Make Up For Ever | Flutter Lashes, Sephora | Matte Creme Lip Pencil in Grape, Bite


Look N .o5

NATURAL BEAUTY To get perfect, kissable lips, blend Benefit’s Benetint Lip and Cheek Stain onto bare lips and top it off with a small amount of Bite’s Agave Lip Mask. Finish off your look with Urban Decay’s Chill Setting Spray for that dewy skin feel.

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Cream Colour Base in Shell, Mac | Hervana Blush, Benefit | Brow Styler Pencil, Dior | Backtrack Fluidline | Cream Liner, Mac | Lash Style 108, Ardell | Agave Lip Mask, Bite | Benetint Lip and Cheek Stain, Benefit | Chill Makeup Setting Spray, Urban Decay


Look N .o6

GOLDEN GLITZ This golden, sparkly eye can be as loud or quiet as you like. Apply the shadow base, then, with your finger, mix Aqua Seal with Diamond Powder and spread it over the lid.

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Smudge Proof Eye Shadow Base, Nars | Naked Pallette, Urban Decay | Paparazzi Lashes, Sephora | Aqua Seal, Make Up For Ever | Diamond Powder in White Gold 2, Make Up For Ever | Blush in Amour, Nars | Bronzer in Park Avenue Princess, Tarte | Matte Baked Radiance | Powder Highlighter, Laura Mercier


Brittany Mahood Photography

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HEALTH &BEAUTY HOW TO LOSE THE LAST 10 POUNDS As the big day looms nearer and the scale seems stuck on the same number, it may be tempting to jump on the latest diet fad or starvation cleanse. Our resident dietitian has some advice we much prefer: eat your way there instead! Text by Catherine Marshall, BSc. (HNS), RD Photos by Brittany Mahood Photography

Breakfast is Best

Fill up on Fibre

It’s true what they say: breakfast really is the most

You may associate fibre with the Bran Buds that your grandmother

important meal of the day. Not only does it kick your

sprinkles on her morning cereal. But fibre does so much more

metabolism into gear – it provides your body (and brain!)

than keep you ‘regular’. High-fibre foods help you feel full faster

with the energy it needs to go about your daily activities.

(which prevents overeating), and they keep your blood sugar

Skipping meals puts your body in a ‘starvation state’, causing

levels stable throughout the day. Think whole fruits and vegetables

your metabolism to slow down in an effort to conserve

(especially those with edible skins), whole grain bread and pasta,

energy. The best breakfast is one that includes protein and

oatmeal, brown rice, beans, and lentils. To get a quick fibre boost,

fibre. Try cottage cheese with fruit, scrambled egg whites

try sprinkling hemp seeds onto yogurt, adding oat bran to baking,

on whole wheat toast, or a fruit and yogurt smoothie with a

tossing some ground flaxseed into smoothies, or stirring some chia

tablespoon of peanut butter tossed into the mix.

seeds into a bowl of oatmeal.

Crunch on Colour

Master Mindful Munching

The more colourful your dinner plate, the more nutrients

One consequence of our super fast-paced society is that we tend to

you’re getting (note: M&M’s don’t count!). Eating lots of

rush through mealtimes. When we eat too fast, we don’t give our brains

vegetables has not only been associated with weight loss,

enough time to recognize that we’re full, and we often end up eating

but with the prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes,

more than we need. Eating mindfully is a great way to reconnect yourself

heart disease, and cancer. How much should you be striving

with what (and how much) your body needs to be healthy. Mindful

for? Canada’s Food Guide recommends 7-8 servings of

eating involves slowing down, paying more attention to what we’re

vegetables and fruits every day. If this amount seems

eating, and becoming aware of our body’s internal cues of hunger and

daunting, focus on having at least one serving with every

fullness. A good place to start is to turn off the TV and smart phone and

meal and snack. Load up on canned and frozen vegetables –

eat at the table (not on the couch, at your desk, or in the car). While

they are packed at the peak of their ripeness (when nutrient

you’re eating, be sure to chew thoroughly, take sips of water between

values are highest), and are easy to throw into one-pot meals

each bite, and savour the flavours and textures of your food. No need to

like soups, stews, casseroles, and pasta dishes.

count calories – your body will tell you when it’s time to stop.


EXPERT ADVICE

Beware of the Booze Feel free to celebrate your engagement with a glass of champagne! There’s nothing wrong with having a toast (or two!) to kick off your wedding planning. But once all the celebrations and congratulations wear off, watch how much and how often you’re indulging. A typical mixed cocktail can set you back up to 300 calories – and that’s if you just have one! At the next event or gathering, try alternating alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Cutting back a bit on alcohol can save you literally hundreds of calories in the end.

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Snack Smart Research shows that eating at regular intervals, approximately every 3 to 4 hours, can help prevent overeating later in the day. Furthermore, snacks are a great way to incorporate veggies and fruits into your diet to ensure that you’re getting all the nutrients you need. A great snack is one that includes protein, fibre and a fruit or vegetable, if possible. Some examples include carrots and hummus, an apple with cheddar cheese, cottage cheese and berries, peanut butter and celery sticks, or homemade trail mix.

Record your Refreshments One of the best ways to make sure you’re staying on track is to keep a food journal. Be sure to record the time of day, what you ate, how much, and your general mood before and after eating. If a notebook and pen is too oldfashioned for you, try eaTracker.ca or one of the many smart phone apps that are available. Once you’ve recorded your intake for a few weeks, look back and reflect. This can help you identify certain habits or patterns that may be preventing you from reaching your goals. A food journal can also make you more conscious of emotional or stress eating. If you’re aware of the problem, you’re more likely to fix it.

Don’t be Fooled by Fads There are so many different diet plans and programs out there, each selling their own version of weight loss success. But one thing they all have in common is their tendency to promote restriction, deprivation, rules, and an unrealistic approach to long-term weight maintenance. The problem is that low-calorie diets can slow down your metabolism and result in loss of lean muscle, making it harder to lose weight in the long term. The feelings of deprivation and restriction that accompany these diets usually result in overeating and, ultimately, weight gain. Instead of giving in to the promise of quick weight loss, do what decades of research has shown to be effective for long-term weight maintenance: eat your veggies, don’t skip meals, choose whole foods over processed ones, watch your portions, and move your body every day. Catherine Marshall is a Registered Dietitian in Winnipeg and is currently working on a Master’s of Science in Human Nutritional Sciences at the University of Manitoba. Her research interests include body image, eating disorders, aging, women’s health, and the psychosocial factors that influence food choice.

Getting married can be a great source of motivation to make healthy lifestyle changes. But just remember: You are defined by more than the number on a scale. Your fiancé wants to marry you because of who you are, not what you weigh. Yes, it’s true – on your wedding day, all eyes may be on you, but no one is going to notice a tiny bulge or a bit of arm jiggle. What will be obvious to your friends and family – the people who love you most – is the huge smile on your face and the joy in your heart.

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Each member in our Love List is well-known for their reputation and dedication to their work. We encourage you to choose from these vendors when planning your own wedding, knowing that you will get the service that you deserve. Want to join the Love List? Email ANNETTE@ITSLOVE.CA to inquire.

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Make your event perfect! We can help add the

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finishing touches to your event with table lines, chair covers, draping and more!

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High Tea Bakery is Winnipeg's favourite one-of-a-kind custom cookies, cakes, and cupcakes shop (along with all things wedding!) Our exquisite designs have garnered rave reviews and are guaranteed to make any occasion unforgettable!

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The details make the cake. Jenna Rae Cakes is

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passionate about cakes for weddings and special events,

Events, you’ll have the experience and expertise of

and with a talented eye for design, she adds in feminine,

a professional planner and stylist at your disposal to

romantic, and sculptural details to all of her creations.

help you put together your event and take away the stress and pressure, leaving you with only enjoyment and wonderful memory of your day!

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kitchen: every cake that leaves the kitchen is made

Events by Emma’s fresh approach and innovative

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thinking have made it one of the most sought-after planning and design companies in Canada. Named one of Canada's Top 5 Planners, with over fifteen years

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of experience, our creative and dedicated team of

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planners are proven industry leaders that specialize in

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couture planning, décor, and design for every occasion. 

Cakes, Cupcakes, Wedding Favors, Bridal Shower Cake, or Grooms Cakes from the great bakers at

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Madeline's Weddings has been planning and coordinating weddings since 2004. We have become

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Manitoba's largest and most sought after wedding planning and coordination firm.  

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Soirée Event Planning

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Winnipeg's leading wedding and event decorator

Soirée's experienced and dedicated consultants will

and specialty linen supplier. Offering a wide range of

eliminate stress and lend a creative hand to every

chair covers, table linens and decor.  Custom ceiling

detail, making your wedding a treasured memory.

swags and wall drapery.  We also offer custom design packages and full event planning.

Eventlight EVENTLIGHT.CA

With years of experience in the entertainment and hospitality industries, we provide professional wedding lighting and event lighting solutions that will leave a lasting impression for all in attendance.

FASHION Bliss Bridal Boutique BLISSBRIDALWINNIPEG.COM | 204.475.5528

Bliss Bridal Boutique is Winnipeg’s first bridal boutique with a modern and chic design, featuring unique bridal designs at an affordable price for everyone.

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THE LOVE LIST EPH Apparel

Epsilon

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Transforming the made-to-measure menswear

We are a dedicated team of Gemologists, Designers

market. With our commitment to service and

and Goldsmiths with passion for what we do. Our

unbeatably low prices, there is no reason not

designers are known for bold contemporary jewellery.

to be a part of the eph experience.

Mokada MOKADA.CA

FLORAL

History has taught us that each couple has walked a

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unique path leading up to the moment they enter our studio, and we get to tell their story with the jewelry

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we make.  We are honoured to create tomorrow’s

For over 30 years we have designed beautiful wedding

family heirloom today!

flowers. Consultations are free and ideas are endless. From your bouquet to the smallest details, our staff will always strive to surpass your expectations!

Fache Floral Designs FACHEFLORALDESIGNS.COM | 204.230.2429

FFD is a forward thinking, event and wedding floral design company in Winnipeg, specializing in customized creations for every theme, style and budget.

Floral Elements Design Studio (Special event division of Beyond Flowers) FLORALELEMENTS.CA | 204.297.5036

Our unique floral design studio is open by appointment, call for your consultation with designer Gloria Sawatzky. Floral Elements is all about the creation of exquisite floral arrangements to enhance every kind of occasion.

PHOTOGRAPHY AMC Studio AMCSTUDIO.CA

Great photographs capture great memories, great memories capture your heart for a life time...These are words I live by, I learned the hard way how important a photograph can be.

Cheryl Struss Photography CHERYLSTRUSSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM | 204.794.9023

Cheryl will capture the fun, romance, and intensity of your special day. Your wedding is a day to cherish and Cheryl wants to ensure that your photographs bring you years of special memories.

Jason Poturica-Prairie Orchid Photography JASONPOTURICA.COM

Natural Touch Floral Design NATURALTOUCHFLORALDESIGN.NET | 204.391.0116

Natural Touch Floral Design is a wedding and event florist located in Manitoba owned and operated by Erika Schmidt, a 5 year veteran in the industry. Natural Touch provides floral design for every theme, style and budget.

The combination of Jason's incisive eye and vast experience in the visual arts forge a new and exciting approach to photography. At the core of every frame is his belief in photographic art’s ability to communicate where words fail.

Jeremy Hiebert Photography JEREMYHIEBERT.CA | 204.470.6144

Jeremy Hiebert is an award winning wedding and

Oak and Lily OAKANDLILY.CA | 204.421.6251

Oak & Lily is Winnipeg’s finest flower shop. Their aesthetic is a little bit modern, a little bit vintage, a little bit romantic, a little bit rustic!

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You have enough to think about when it comes to your big day! Leave looking your best to us! Mobile makeup services, one less thing to have to worry about on your special day! 

portrait photographer and is a member of the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC). His excellence in photography and professionalism with clients has earned him a reputation for delivering quality work with a pleasant experience.

Limestar Photography LIMESTARPHOTO.COM | 204.960.7707

Winnipeg based wedding photography, available world wide. Fun, creative and enthusiastic team of photographers, will capture the beauty, love and happiness of your wedding day! Let us create beautiful memories that you will cherish for years!

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JEWELLERY Bijou BIJOUTREASURES.COM

Founded in 2000 Bijou offers an eclectic collection of

luckygirl captures your wedding day with an ideal mix of candid, artistic and contemporary photography.

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stylish, handcrafted jewellery. Established by husband

Mackenzie is a wedding and lifestyle photographer.

and wife team,, Bijou is devoted to providing original

She loves photographing weddings because of the

and creatively designed jewellery.

relationships. the totally unguarded expressions of emotion and personality. Also, the belly laughs.


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Winnipeg Wedding Photography with a fresh, modern flare. A young, married team of photographers looking to make your love our art. We'd love the chance to say hi! Drop us a note.

Wedlife Photography WEDLIFE.COM

We use an interactive approach, and our clients soon forget that a camera is in-front of them and together we are able to create a no barriers atmosphere. We are then able to capture lifes-true-essence, resulting in unique pieces of art. Often timeless and never to be forgotten.

Moore Photography MOOREPHOTOGRAPHY.CA | 204.688.4186

Keeping things fun, fashionable and simple! I love a bride’s excitement, a groom’s nervousness and

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a couple’s unique and quirky love for each other. Your wedding is my passion.

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Pearl Angelini Photography

Enjoy the traditional beauty and modern splendour

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at your wedding that defines Bridges Golf Course.

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De Luca’s Cooking Studio DELUCA.CA | 204.774.7617 

Whether you want an intimate wedding or a fabulous bridal shower, DeLuca's Cooking Studio has everything you need. Enjoy the unique ambience of an Italian kitchen while you dine on delectable homemade food.

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Rachwal Photography is a fine art portrait and wedding photography by Izabela Rachwal. Izabela has a strong background in fashion photography and love capturing beautiful moments in people's live, which inspired her to pursue wedding photography .

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The Fairmont Winnipeg FAIRMONT.COM/WINNIPEG | 204.957.1350 

Let the Fairmont Winnipeg be your “something new”. From the sparkle of the grand chandeliers, to the elegance and luxury of the foyer area, our elegant design is the perfect fit for your Fairytale Wedding.

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We are a Brazilian family travelling the world and living in Winnipeg, Canada. Passion, respect and warm

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hearts are part of ourselves. Our lives are reflected by

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pictures, videos, stop motions, time lapses and Urban

which allows us to focus only on one wedding at a

Interventionism that we produce.

time. Our couples do not have to share their entrance, washrooms or extended lounging area with any other

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parties, and our Brides and Grooms love that they are

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make sure everything is perfect, the way it should be!

It's your wedding, let us be there to capture if for you.  Whether your style is classic or contemporary, relaxed or formal, an intimate gathering or the party of a lifetime, we're there to capture the moments you'll cherish forever.

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our priority which allows us to focus on every detail and

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We make planning your reception simple! We offer a variety of menu selections and an All Inclusive Wedding Package. Our meticulous attention to detail and impeccable service will give you the confidence to focus your attention on your guests and your special night.

Warm, fun, honest, and light-hearted, Singh Photography has a knack for making couples relax and show their intimate sides in front of the camera. His photos are soulful and emotion-centred, and his style is one that will charm for years to come.

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The Marlborough Hotel will bring charm, elegance and a little piece of history to your special day.

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Let us help capture the beauty of your day. Creating

Our experienced staff welcomes the opportunity to assist

gorgeous imagery so you can remember the heart and

you in any way we can to make your day extraordinary.

soul of what made you fall in love! Relax and enjoy

From customized menus and unique decorating ideas

your wedding while we do the work!

to finding that perfect florist, you will receive the personal attention to detail you deserve from our staff.

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