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From beautiful events, to fine cuisine, to stunning venues, take a peek at everything The Catered Affair has to offer.

Wanderlust Satisfied: Explore New Worlds and Brilliant Flavors at Iconic Boston Venues

Finally, you have an opportunity to stroll through an Italian Piazza, experience Renaissance Revival architecture, and explore thought-provoking contemporary art, all in a single day. The Catered Affair (TCA) will transport you to another world at these three truly unique Boston event destinations.

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You Dream it, We Build It: Tented Events Offer Expanded Options

By Jeanne O’Brien Coffey   Imagine 500 guests seated under a soaring ceiling, hung with spectacular chandeliers yet also with a clear view of the sky. Perhaps set in a location you never dreamed possible —  Copley Square in Boston, or the grounds of a…

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10 Holiday Party Venues Near Boston That Will Enchant Your Guests

Anyone who has spent their holiday in or around Boston knows—it is full of spectacular holiday party venues. Many of the city’s most artistic centers and renowned cultural institutions serve as an extravagant setting for a festive occasion. If you are looking to host your…

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Picnics Packed with Culinary Creativity

By Kori Carter Gillespie   Warmer days are here and it’s time for those fun outdoor adventures we’ve all been craving. With plenty of sunshine and green grass, there’s nothing better for the soul than a good old-fashioned picnic with friends! If planning an exceptional…

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An Updated Guide to Wedding Invitation Etiquette

By Kori Carter Gillespie   You Are Cordially Invited (fingers crossed!) to Our Wedding  Remember when wedding invitations were fairly straightforward?  We can thank Emily Post, Martha Stewart, and of course Pinterest for showing couples how to perfectly craft their invitations word by word. That…

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Make 2021 Your Year of Love

  Even a downsized celebration can honor your big romance. By Jeanne O’Brien Coffey   If there’s one thing everyone needs these days, it’s more joy. That’s what engaged couple Chris and Christy quickly realized while anticipating their wedding last year. When their 180-person celebration…

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3 Love-ly Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

By Kori Carter Gillespie   This Valentine’s Day, a dash of thoughtful planning can make your evening one to swoon over! Here are three cute ways to say I love you to your sweetheart in the comfort of your own home.   The Perfect Getaway:…

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Create a Holiday Table with Meaning

Family gatherings will look different this year, but there are many ways to make the holiday feel special. Dining experiences of the past were rooted in tradition, etiquette, and elegance, so this is an opportunity to reimagine your vision to highlight both the old and…

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Looking Ahead to 2021 + 2022 Weddings

  Given the ongoing effects of a global pandemic, can we expect weddings to return to the more extravagant celebrations of old? Smaller guest lists are likely to continue, but will 2021 + 2022 maintain the new trends of intimate ceremonies and micro receptions that…

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DIY Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Set the scene for Hallows’ Eve with an enchanted treat crafted just for you. Transform your pumpkin into a Jack-o-Lantern while also conjuring up a delicious batch of roasted pumpkin seeds. These bewitching treats are sure to do the trick of treating your family to…

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