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Colorado Inspired Signature Drinks!

So you have chosen to get married in beautiful Colorado and honestly, who could blame you? Our purple mountain majesty picturesquely reigning in the west is the perfect back-drop for any wedding. But now, how to make your special day reflect all that you love about Colorado? Let’s start with the most popular attraction at any wedding: THE BAR! Talking with our beverage catering company, PEAK Beverage, we have put together five signature cocktails for you that best represent a mountain wedding at Spruce Mountain Ranch:

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10 Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Planner

Finding the perfect wedding planner can be a challenge— how do you know if a potential planner not only connects with you, but also hears what you want and will do anything to make your vision happen? Ann Marlin of Cloud 9 Bliss, Jessica Adler of JA Special Events, Lindsey Dienstbach of Bello and Blue Events, and Nicole Cruse of Ashley Nicole Events offer their expertise about what brides should ask when selecting a planner. The questions they shared can help you to find the perfect wedding planner who sees your vision and will make your bridal dreams come true!

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Caterer

Food has a magical way of bringing people together, even during ordinary days, making it an important piece of life. It is especially important, then, to ensure that the food served at a wedding is extraordinary— what better day to take advantage of its powers to bring people together? In order to fully enjoy the food at your wedding, finding the right caterer is a good first step. Epicurean Group, Occasions Catering, and Biscuits and Berries all weigh in on what questions they think that couples should be asking to help discern which caterer is the perfect choice. These questions also help to eliminate any confusion between the couple and the caterers! Thus, Spruce Mountain Ranch presents “ The Top 10 Questions to ask your Caterer.”

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Easter Brunch at Spruce Mountain Ranch

Easter Brunch at Spruce Mountain Ranch benefiting Mount Saint Vincent. *Update* TICKETS SOLD OUT

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Perfectly Toasted:A Guide to Giving a Wonderful Wedding Toast

As a member of the wedding party, you are honored to be a part of this special day. Someone very dear to you has found the person they want to walk down the road of life with, and that’s a beautiful thing. In honor of the celebration, you want to do everything within your power to make the occasion memorable: buying a special gift, writing a sweet card of congratulations, and soon. One thing about your role as a member of the bridal party frightens you, though. Public speaking has never been your strong point, and now you are obligated to give a toast to the happy couple commemorating their new life together— how do you do it? We at Spruce Mountain Ranch have provided some helpful advice on how to give the perfect wedding toast that will please the crowd and honor the newlyweds.

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Our “Favor”-ite Wedding Favors!

The question of what to give as wedding favors can be a difficult one to resolve— what will the members of the bridal party actually use and want that won’t be too expensive? What will guests want, and what will help them remember your special day? At Spruce Mountain Ranch, we recognize this dilemma and want to help answer the quandary of what to give as bridal party favors! We hope this blog helps you to brainstorm ideas for what to give both the bridal party and guests, and thanks to Amanda Lamb Photographer and Sarah Roshan Wedding Photographer, we have some lovely photos to help you in this decision-making process!

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Spruce Mountain Ranch: “Top Wedding Trends of 2016”

The holidays have ended, the new year has come, and 2016 is in full swing. Amidst all the changes and resolutions comes the one thing that those in the wedding industry love most about the new year: new wedding trends. With this edition of our blog, we will recap some of last year’s wedding trends, as well as introduce 2016’s styles and elements. Without further ado, Spruce Mountain Ranch brings you the wedding trends of 2016!

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Guestiquette Blog

At Spruce Mountain Ranch, we want everyone who visits our beautiful property to feel right at home. In order to make wedding guests feel at ease from the moment they enter the front gate, we have written a special “guestiquette” version of our blog, which includes advice on how to prepare for a fun event at the ranch.

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Guide to Wedding Invitations:

Sending out invitations for a wedding requires a lot of thought and planning, as well as numerous questions: “What kind of stationary is the best?” “When should invitations be sent to guests?” “How should the wording on the envelope be phrased?” These are only a few of the quandaries that brides find themselves in as they prepare to invite guests. Thankfully, Ann Marlin of Cloud 9 Weddings and Papers was generous enough to answer all of these questions, and more, in this special “invitation edition” of our blog!

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Elopement Package

Spruce Mountain Ranch is pleased to announce that we have a new on-site wedding package! For the couples looking for a quiet, simple affair, our Elopement Package is a wonderful option!

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