You’re Engaged, Let the parties begin!

January 3, 2017Budget, Engagement, Proposal, Registries

If you became engaged over the holiday season, you have probably already updated your status on Facebook and posted your ring on social media, but now you’re facing a whole bunch of decisions. The first one might be whether you should have an engagement party. The months and days leading up to your wedding should … Read More

Getting Personal – Engagement Season is Here!

November 15, 2016Engagement, Love, Marriage, Personal, Proposal, Wedding, Wedding Planners

This is an exciting time of year for everyone, especially wedding professionals. The holidays are a time of joy and they also mark the beginning of engagement season. Facebook analyzed posts and found that “1/3 of people get engaged between November and December.” With wedding season over, wedding planners look forward with excitement to working … Read More

The Friendor Dilemma

October 24, 2016Budget, Reception, Vendors, Wedding

Your best friend loves to bake. Everyone complements her unique and delicious confectionary creations. You loved the cupcakes she made for your birthday. Now that you are engaged, she totally wants to make the cake for your wedding, but you have your heart set on a three-tier stained glass creation and you know that it … Read More

Wedding Planners and On-Site Coordinators

October 17, 2016Venues, Wedding, Wedding Planners

You did your research, visited multiple locations and finally, you found the perfect venue that was also available on your desired day. Whew! But when you signed the contract they said that you needed to hire their on-site coordinator. Wait, what? Maybe the fee for this service is separate, or it could be built into … Read More

Custom Wedding Invitations

June 20, 2016Reception, Vendors, Wedding

Custom Wedding invitations should be more than just the who, what, when and where. While those details are super important, your invitations should also be a reflection of your wedding theme and highlight your style and colors. When your guests open that envelope, they should automatically get a feel for what is to come. Whether … Read More

Honeymoon Registries

June 20, 2016Honeymoon, Registries, Trends, Wedding

When it came time for my daughter to register for her wedding, I thought about my mother’s wedding china that she had given to me. China that is currently packed in a plastic tote stored in the corner of my hall closet. Thinking about my neglected set of china got me thinking about wedding registries … Read More

Wedding Favors

May 26, 2016Budget, DIY, Reception, Trends, Wedding

Even if your wedding budget is ample enough to allow for them, do you need to provide wedding favors to your guests? Traditionally, favors were made of sugar, precious metals or stones; items too expensive for most people. These were used not only as a thank you to the guests, but as a outward symbol … Read More