Hooray! You have just entered one of the most exciting times of your life—from the announcement to the showers to the bachelor and bachelorette parties to the big day, it’s time to celebrate! Where to begin? The apparel, the venue, the photographer—you’ll find the inspiration you need for all of those and more in this issue of Wisconsin Bride. But what about catering and cocktails? Not to be overlooked, we’ve got the dish on those too. Foodie or not, this important aspect of all things wedding can be a great way to show off your style or share traditions, and we’ve got advice and ideas galore from local caterers and planners. Whether you’re looking for some extra personality in your cocktail hour décor (“Sip, Sip Hooray,” page 34), or need help figuring out your catering priorities (“In Good Taste,” page 36), this issue will guide you along the way—so pour yourself a drink, and read on. Here’s a toast to you, dear reader—let’s get your party started!
Megan L. White