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What People are saying about McLean-Sherwood:

“Your advice and professionalism contributed to the sucess of the event. Thank you for your time and dedication to our first sucessful event.”
Lorna Reid
Director, Early Years Integration
Region of Peel

“Thank you so much for your contribution and professionalism surrounding our recent National Championship. Without your help, the event would not have been nearly as successful.”
Jim Flack – Sheridan Bruins – Brampton Ontario

Christmas is coming!

Posted: Nov 14, 09:24 AM Permanent Link
Christmas is coming!

With the snow starting to fall, many people are already starting to think Christmas – and with Christmas, comes parties!
If you happen to be the lucky person that gets to plan your holiday gathering, either at home or within your company, consider taking some pressure off by renting our table packages. Our basic package includes a table, chairs, tablecloth, napkins and simple place setting for 10 people. It’s great for companies who are looking to be more environmentally friendly and wish to reduce the waste of paper and plastic. Everything comes clean and table ready. We can deliver and pick up and as always…. we do the dishes!!
Whether it’s a staff lunch for 200, traditional Christmas turkey dinner, international pot luck, or fully catered feast, we can take the worry out of seating everyone comfortably for the occasion!

Oh, and if you’re looking for food, we work with plenty of excellent caterers that would be happy to serve. Check out our Links & Resources tab under About Our Company.

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Keeping Our Cool!

Posted: Feb 4, 03:47 PM Permanent Link
Keeping Our Cool!

Introducing our newest rental inventory item – the Evaporating Cooling System. It may be cold outside right now, but it gonna get hot! This unit is used to provide refreshingly cool air to tent functions or outdoor events. A 36” fan draws the hot air through a water soaked filter that cools it before circulating through the tent. So this summer, before it gets too hot, considering renting “cool”!

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Christmas Is Coming!!

Posted: Dec 5, 03:03 PM Permanent Link
Christmas Is Coming!!

We’ve turned the corner on December 2018 and it’s time to start thinking about that turkey dinner! As with most Canadian Christmas traditions, we gather together with family around the table and enjoy a delicious meal to celebrate the holidays. Many times it’s turkey, but you may also see ham, chicken, pheasant and even salmon!

In all cases, you have many mouths to feed and the issues of where everyone will sit and “do we have enough place settings for each invited guest?”, will pop up. Here at McLean Sherwood we can help with that. Extra tables and chairs so everyone has a place to sit and matching china and silverware regardless of how many. We can even supply you with a beautiful Christmas tablecloth or runner to complete the table. Around here we say; “You bring the food and the people, and we can provide the rest!”

And the best part is always….We do the dishes! Just pack everything up in the containers they came in and we’ll pick it up dirty. No more spending extra time in the kitchen washing dishes. Go enjoy your guests knowing that it’s all looked after at our end. Give us a call to see all that we can do for you!

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Want a wedding like Harry and Meghan? Sometimes less is more!

Posted: May 22, 01:52 PM Permanent Link
Want a wedding like Harry and Meghan? Sometimes less is more!

What a stunning day for the royal newlyweds. The weather was perfect, the guests looked lovely, and the loving gaze between Harry and Meghan was undeniably perfect. The perfect fairy tale wedding, but is this attainable as a commoner? Here’s what you need to put together a royal wedding of your own.

Let’s start with the invites. Harry and Meghan had simple, yet elegant invites. The eight-by-six white cards had elegant black writing with the Prince of Wales Three-Feathered Badge in gold. Invited do not have to be over the top, but as simple as white cardstock, black lettering and a little sparkle just for fun.

The wedding party looked a little different at the latest royal wedding. Meghan did not want to choose over her many close friends, and instead of a maid of honor chose a couple friends on the younger side. This wedding party consisted of flower girls and page boys (and Prince William as the best man). This group of ten children included the boys of Meghan’s close friend Jessica Mulroney and her new niece and nephew Prince George and Princess Charlotte. For a wedding like theirs, your bridal party would have to be on the small side, pun intended.

This next feature may be a little harder to come by. The royal choice of transportation is a horse drawn carriage, quite a statement to the standard dressed up cars or limos most of choose. The service can be difficult to find and will not be cheap, but to match this royal wedding it requires a little parade through town in a stunning black and red accented carriage.

Meghan’s more sleek and simple style made for a lovely wedding day. Her tiara stood out against the crisp, flat white dress. Eyes were drawn to the loving faces of Harry and Meghan, rather than over the top decorations. The black gospel choir echoed through the pews of St. George’s Church. Despite the resources attainable for such a wedding, Meghan stuck to her traditional, conservative style for a unique and stunning day.

Congratulations Harry and Meghan! Looking forward to some details from the royal honeymoon.

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The Royal Wedding Just Around the Corner!

Posted: May 17, 12:34 PM Permanent Link
The Royal Wedding Just Around the Corner!

The Royal Wedding is only days away and all the finishing touches are coming together. But what is this wedding going to look like?
On May 19, Prince Harry and fiancé Ms. Meghan Markle will wed in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Decorative details, however, have been kept from the public. But here’s what we do know;
1. The royal wedding bouquet has included myrtle from the royal gardens since Queen Victoria. It is meant to be a symbol of love in marriage. The flowers used in the bouquet are not revealed until the day.
2. After saying their vows, a horse drawn carriage will parade the newlyweds around to celebrate with the public for approximately 25 minutes.
3. The wedding party is comprised of flower girls and page boys. The only adult standing with the couple will be Prince William as the best man.
4. Meghan’s mother will be walking her down the aisle. Thomas Markle, Meghan’s father, is taking time to recover from a recent heart attack said to be triggered by a letter his son, Thomas Jr, wrote to Prince Harry in opposition of the wedding.
These are just a few. If you are looking for more wedding details you may just have to watch it! Vows are set for 7am ET.
Congrats to Harry and Meghan!

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Feeling the Heat!

Posted: May 8, 01:44 PM Permanent Link

It is finally heating up outside and it is obvious that summer is just around the corner! Are you excited? Beating the heat is not always easy, but here at McLean’s we would like to give you a hand in staying cool on those sticky days. So here is a list of our best summer rentals for cooling down:

1.Duck and Fish Pond Games: Grab your rod and take a swing to find a magnetic connection while catching fish in this perfect summertime kids game.
2.Sno-Kone Machine: Make the perfect cold treat with our easy to use machine, just let us know what flavor!
3.Ice Cream Bar: Maybe crushed ice isn’t for you, but ice cream is! Keep the ice cream cold and set up the perfect sundae bar for your next summer party.
4.Dunk Tank: I hope you have practiced your throw and perfected your aim to dunk all your friends. And when you need a break, take a seat and wait for the plunge.
And last, but certainly not least,
5.Tents: This may be the only shade you find nearby depending on your location, so book a tent now to avoid a bright red, sun burnt nose while hosting the party of the year.

Whether you love the heat or need a quick cool down, we’ve got you covered. Let us know how we can help you stay cool this season.

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