The Dress

The Dress

Marriage, 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

Wedding Rehearsals…Don’t expect perfection

Wedding Rehearsals…Don’t expect perfection

Marriage, Wedding

In the theatre, you know that before any performance there are rehearsals. And your wedding is no exception. You and your fiancé are the lead actors, your wedding party is the supporting cast, and your wedding planner is the director. Like a play, rehearsal is a chance to practice your parts. But if you have … Read More

What’s in a name? – Deciphering the Wedding Planner Code

What’s in a name? – Deciphering the Wedding Planner Code

Wedding, Wedding Planners

Wedding planner, wedding director, wedding coordinator, day-of coordinator, month-of coordinator, full planning, partial planning…I Know, Right!  What do all these different terms mean? When you start looking for a wedding planner, you might have an idea of what that person does, but like most people, you are probably just saying “I need someone to help … Read More

The Friendor Dilemma

The Friendor Dilemma

Budget, 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

Wedding Planners and On-Site Coordinators

Venues, 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