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Smooch is the official blog of Abernethy Center, featuring wedding wisdom and love inspo on the first Monday of every month.

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5 Unique & Emerging Ideas To Elevate Your Wedding Experience

5 Unique & Emerging Ideas To Elevate Your Wedding Experience

5 Unique & Emerging Ideas To Elevate Your Wedding Experience The best weddings don't follow a cookie-cutter mold; instead, they reflect the couples' personalities from beginning to end. And to-be-weds today have more freedom than ever. Post-pandemic celebrations...

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The Best Places For Wedding Photos In Each Abernethy Venue

The Best Places For Wedding Photos In Each Abernethy Venue

The Best Places For Wedding Photos In Each Abernethy Venue Hello Smooch Readers, Spring is in full bloom around Abernethy Center. Abigail's Garden just opened for the season, and the Veiled Garden is alive with weekly wedding energy and the subtle song of seasonal...

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Extraordinary Wedding Exits

Extraordinary Wedding Exits

Extraordinary Wedding Exits! 3 wedding departure ideas that'll delight your guests and leave the party on a high note!PC: Hvfitz Photos Hello Smooch Readers! This month, I'm excited to talk about the grand finale of your big day, the epic wedding exit! We'll review...

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3 Essential Tips For Your 2022 Wedding

3 Essential Tips For Your 2022 Wedding

3 Essential Tips For Your 2022 WeddingPhoto: T.Lucas PhotographyHello Smooch Readers!Can you believe it's already February? That means we've almost made it successfully to spring. Days are growing longer, and our gardens are waking from winter hibernation with fresh...

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Fresh + New For 2022

Fresh + New For 2022

PC: Steele Photographyfresh & new for 2022 It's a new year full of possibilities! And 2022 has a nice ring to it. Don't you think? Over the past few years, we've had a practice of setting an intention or choosing a word at the start of each year. Similar to making...

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Five Easy Tips To Plan An Unforgettable Wedding Menu!

Five Easy Tips To Plan An Unforgettable Wedding Menu!

Abernethy Center is committed to providing exceptional Northwest cuisine for your wedding reception. That means every meal is freshly prepared, beautifully presented, and tastes delicious, with sizzling entrees and cold crisp salads, just as you expect in a fine dining restaurant.

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A Coordinator may be the best wedding gift!

A Coordinator may be the best wedding gift!

A wedding coordinator can help you achieve these feelings by putting your mind at ease, giving you room to focus on your partner and the family and friends gathered to celebrate you both, and helping you enjoy the day fully!.

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Beautiful Oregon Destination Weddings

Beautiful Oregon Destination Weddings

Over the last five years, we've seen a steady increase in Oregon destination weddings, welcoming couples from all over the U.S. and even Australia seeking a unique and beautiful spot to say "I do."Photo: Aniko Photography The term "destination wedding" may conjure...

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