Stay Calm and Plan On

April 15, 2020Budget, Reception, Trends, Vendors, Venues, Wedding

We are now 30 days into the Covid-19 crisis and it seems that the whole world is on pause. Weddings and events have been cancelled, postponed or altered. And we all look forward to when we can get together again with our friends and families. As the government starts to decide on how the economy … Read More

All Weddings are Local – How weddings and events support small business

November 5, 2019Marriage, Personal, Reception, Vendors, Wedding, Wedding Planners

Every November we are encouraged to support local businesses on Small Business Saturday, which ironically, is a campaign created by one of America’s largest corporations. One of the wonderful things about being an event professional, is that with every wedding, party, and event, I get to work with other entrepreneurs who also took a chance … Read More

Pride Month 2019

June 19, 2019Love, Vendors

As Pride Month 2019 comes to a close, unfortunately, I have been reminded that there are still vendors that refuse to service LGBTQ couples. And while we do not have the power to change anyone’s mind, and the courts have asserted that it is their right to refuse service, I am still disappointed that this … Read More

The Dress

April 5, 2017Marriage, Vendors, Wedding

Once you got the dress handled, it’s all downhill from there.  – Helen Hunt in “What Women Want” Okay, maybe planning your wedding isn’t all downhill, but it can sure seem stressful especially after you are over the thrill of picking out your gown. For many newly engaged brides, dress shopping is a fun and … 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

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