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Venue Spotlight: Schadè Vineyard & Winery

By renee halgerson | Oct 14, 2020
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The venue at Schadè Vineyard & Winery is perfect for weddings, receptions, meetings, and corporate retreats. Gather with your friends, family, or colleagues to enjoy amazing wine, food, and beer in a refreshing, outdoor environment. Let our team take the hassle and stress out of planning your wedding, reception, or rehearsal diner. We want to…

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Jaci Hermstad’s Celebration of Life

By renee halgerson | Oct 10, 2020
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“Life is so short. We are not guaranteed an expiration date. We are not guaranteed tomorrow. We are not guaranteed a minute from now. Life is not fair. We need to live it to the fullest every single second.” –Jaci Jean Hermstad  May 1, 2020 was a heartbreaking day for the Hermstad family and all Jaci’s warriors.…

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Dusty blue wedding and a socially-distanced table layout

By renee halgerson | Oct 4, 2020
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When Nathan said, “I’ve been dating Shelby since I was 13…so that’s 11 years,” I thought wow — their hearts are in it forever. And you could definitely see that on their wedding day. They were 100% in love and their families were 100% in love with the fact that they were finally getting married!…

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Building Employee Culture and Self Love: 2020 Hitch Studio All-Employee Retreat

By renee halgerson | Sep 28, 2020
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LOVE TANK = FULL. It’s always one of my favorite nights of the year. It was the all-employee retreat!!! This is my way of building friendships and camaraderie among our employees and being able to thank them in person with my whole heart. The theme for the evening: Self Care + Love. We each filled…

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Mauve + Burgundy Wedding

By renee halgerson | Sep 24, 2020
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Lyndsey and Tanner’s wedding and reception at the Wilbert Square Event Center in Brookings, SD was a dream. Due to guest restrictions at their original ceremony location, they had to make the tough decision to change their ceremony location but we’re so happy with the results! They chose to have their ceremony in the same…

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Hitch Studio Booked its 100th Wedding!!

By renee halgerson | Sep 22, 2020
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Woohoo! Hitch Studio opened in 2014 and since that time, we’ve booked 99 weddings…until today. We just booked our 100th wedding!! Congratulations Nicole and Nick! We can’t wait to celebrate YOU and your wedding day. Hitch ran an online promotion to celebrate this milestone. Whoever booked the 100th wedding won $1000 off their wedding package…

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What Entertainment Can Add To Your Wedding

By renee halgerson | Sep 18, 2020
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For couples, their wedding is the most special day shared with their family, relatives, and friends — from the ceremony, reception and even until the after-party. Excellent wedding planning spells the difference between a fun and a flat wedding. Having a great wedding coordinator can hire entertainment that will keep your guests up on their…

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Choosing Your Wedding Colors and Style (Like This Ocean Blue + Rose Gold Wedding)

By renee halgerson | Sep 15, 2020
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Are you trying to choose the perfect color palette for your wedding? It is a big decision. It will set the tone and will be front and center from the first Save the Date you send out — to the last wedding party favor your guests take home. It will all coordinate from the flowers…

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Hitch Studio’s Summer Book Club: I Dare Me

By renee halgerson | Sep 10, 2020
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Each summer I hold a summer book club for any of 20+ employees who want to participate. Books we’ve read in the past were: You are a Badass by Jen Sincero (5 stars!), 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins (1 star), and Motivation Manifesto by Brendon Burchard (5 stars!). This year, we chose “I Dare…

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Hitch Studio: Your Wedding Planner, Wedding Decorator, and Wedding Stationery Designer

By renee halgerson | Sep 5, 2020
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Taylor and Alex are finally married! They had to postpone their wedding due to Covid, and after all that time, they are Mr. & Mrs. Keller. We are so overjoyed for them! Knowing that Hitch Studio was a wedding planning company AND a wedding decorating company, AND a wedding stationery design company ALL IN ONE,…

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