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Order of Wedding Speeches — and Tips for Giving a Great Toast

By renee halgerson | April 20, 2024 | 0 Comments

Take it from us, wedding planners in South Dakota and the Midwest for over 10 years, that this is the most traditional order to give your wedding day speeches. However, we know that there can be many variations on this. Example: Maybe the groom’s parents don’t feel comfortable speaking in front of a large crowd, […]

Little Prairie Coffee Company

By renee halgerson | April 16, 2024 | 0 Comments

If you are a coffee or fun beverage lover, this blog is for you. We wanted to take a deep dive into one of these wedding professionals and show you how easy it is to create a wonderful wedding experience for all ages! We posted another blog a while back discussing the impact of social […]

Guest Blog: Ideal Tent & Event Rentals

By renee halgerson | April 8, 2024 | 0 Comments

Hitch Studio LOVES to highlight other professionals in the wedding industry! Each pro has their specialty and when we work together, we can bring a dream wedding to life – knowing every details is handled with the highest priority and best products and services. The team at Ideal is truly attentive and knowledgeable in what […]

A Beautiful Wedding Reception on a Budget

By renee halgerson | April 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

Your list of things you need to rent, buy, and provide for your wedding keeps getting bigger but your budget is staying the same. How will you afford the swoon-worthy decorations at your reception? What do you have to skip out on to stay within your budget? What if we told you you could still […]

We Officiate!

By renee halgerson | March 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

Do you have an officiant for your wedding ceremony who knows the ins and outs of the industry? Can they speak in front of a large crowd? Do they know how to handle the important paperwork? Will they create a memorable and personalized script that isn’t generic, that tells your love story, and that honors […]

Wedding rental spotlight: Party Depot in Brookings, SD

By renee halgerson | March 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

About Party Depot Party Depot is a 14,000 square-foot party retail and rental store located downtown Brookings at 410 Main Avenue, Brookings, SD. Regular business hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For special event and wedding rentals, they welcome walk-ins but do prefer appointments to […]

Venue Spotlight: Prairie Shores Resort in Madison, South Dakota

By renee halgerson | March 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

Prairie Shores Resort and Events is one of the most unique venues to host your wedding in eastern South Dakota. They have stunning spaces and gorgeous lakeside views from Lake Herman in Madison, SD. With multiple options on where to host your big day, all of that fades in comparison when you consider who can […]

The Hunt for Happily Ever After

By renee halgerson | March 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

Kennedi + Tanner are just two, down-to-earth people who love nothing more than a cool weekend in the trees hunting together. When they got engaged, it only made sense that their wedding theme would include subtle hints at their favorite hobby! Keep scrolling to see more about what made this couple’s guests say, “That is […]

Elevate your reception with a ceiling installation

By renee halgerson | February 26, 2024 | 0 Comments

Sami and Gunner had a beautiful vision for their wedding day, in their hometown of Faulkton, South Dakota. They knew they wanted to have the reception at the Faulkton Legion, where all the locals held their weddings, but they wanted to elevate the space, so it was unique. From the beginning, I could tell it […]

Tips for Social Hour

By renee halgerson | February 13, 2024 | 0 Comments

You have a list of things to accomplish between your first kiss and the grand entrance, and you know your guests are going to need some entertainment before dinner begins. How will you entertain a room full of your closest friends and family for the entirety of social hour? How do you make sure the […]

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