Location, location, location…

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Our Engagement Party will take place in a tiny French Bistro in Montclair, NJ. That was the restaurant Bret took me for our first date! We had dinner there and headed to a Greek café afterwards!

Bret and I chose a location for your party that reflects your relationship. We wanted to go back to a place that’s so special and dear to us! And the idea to celebrate our love at Fricassée with our friends and family sounds pretty awesome!

Do you like French food?



all our guests are invited to post pictures online, on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook with the hashtags:






to inactivate more interactivity, we sent our engagement announcements inside a colorful envelope with a bag of confetti attached to it! here are the hilarious pictures, and even a movie! our friends posted online!

here is what we sent out:


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here is what our friends posted online, using our hashtags:


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how fun is that? there are dogs and babies and gorgeous girls playing with confetti!


that’s happy!


you can also follow us by friending my Facebook page or following on Twitter and Instagram! our Instagram Hashtag for our engagement shenanigans is #maelshugrue, #wesmellthesame and #082913 and I hope all our guests will be posting a bunch of fun pictures!