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Winter Wedding Tips
February 21, 2020

Planning a wedding in the winter? Congratulations! The snowy season can certainly make for a picturesque and memorable event. However, it may also require some unique planning to make it the perfect day. On top of the regular arrangements and preparations of a wedding, the colder weather typically takes certain considerations for location, attire, food, and beauty. Here are some different tips to ensure you get a picture-perfect winter wedding:Prep your look for winter windsBlustery cold days and whipping winds likely aren’t on your guest list, but they may arrive uninvited to the party. It’s important that you and your ...
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What to Include & NOT Include in Your Wedding Invitations
January 10, 2020

wedding invitations Your wedding invitations help set the tone for your nuptials while also providing the important info guests need. Although it might seem like the simplest aspect of your wedding plans, the invitation does require a little finesse. Here’s everything you should and shouldn’t include in your wedding invitations direct from our wedding planning experts!Who to NameYour invitation acts as a formal announcement. Not only are the bride and groom’s names mentioned, but also your parents. Traditionally this was because parents were often “hosting” the wedding. Today, many couples are paying for the big event themselves, so this is not always ...
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Wedding Save the Dates: Electronic vs. Physical Mail
December 30, 2019

save the dates Word of warning: Your wedding engagement will lead to a flurry of activity that you might not be quite prepared to manage. With so many things to arrange, remember that as soon as you have firmed up your wedding venue, you want to send out save the date notices to your guest list. This helps keep you on track with your wedding planning.Today you’ve got the option to go digital or use snail mail for your save the dates. Here are the pros and cons our wedding planning experts have identified for each option.Pros for Digital Save the DatesNo doubt, ...
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The Best & Worst of Every Wedding Season
December 23, 2019

wedding season It was the best of seasons...It was the worst of seasons...There’s no doubt that one of the biggest challenges of wedding planning is choosing the date. While many people consider summer to be “wedding season,” our wedding planners’ would like to show you the best and worst of the different seasons to help you find the best timing for your wedding date.Winter Wedding SeasonPros- Freshly fallen snow is very romantic while providing a perfect white backdrop for your wedding.- You can still create a lovely outdoor wedding using portable heaters and romantic wedding attire a la Dr. Zhivago.- More venue ...
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Tips for Stress Free Wedding Planning
December 16, 2019

Stress Free Wedding Planning Congratulations on your engagement! You’ve officially told your friends and family, set the date, and are ready to embark on the journey of wedding planning! Although planning the details of your special day should be exciting, this experience can feel a little overwhelming at times. It’s easy for couples to begin to feel burnt out or exhausted. Before you start mailing those never-ending guest invitations or start choosing the perfect wedding color palette, here are a few tips to keep you stress-free as you plan your special day. Eat Right and Exercise DailyFollowing a healthy diet and daily exercise plan is ...
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Creative Wedding Giveaway Ideas for Every Season
December 13, 2019

Wedding Giveaway Ideas Finding a unique way to show your appreciation for your wedding guests can be challenging. Budget issues aside, you want to offer creative wedding giveaways that will capture the romance of the day while providing something useful and meaningful. Our wedding planners know there’s no need to bow to the norms of tradition. Instead, you can carve out your own niche by giving away something unique to your wedding theme, lifestyle and time of year. Here’s our list of creative wedding giveaways to suit every season.SpringSpring is great. It’s hopeful and filled with the promise of new life. Build off ...
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Indoor vs. Outdoor Weddings
December 6, 2019

indoor outdoor weddings Indoor and outdoor weddings both have their advantages. Regardless of which venue you choose you’ll always be faced with common aspects that have to come together. Here our experts take a look at how the elements play out in both scenarios to help you narrow down your venue choices.Music Regardless of whether your wedding is indoor or out your basic choices for music are live bands or DJs. DJs tend to be your safest bet for a few reasons. They have a far wider selection of music, can generally set up anywhere, and you can work with them to set the ...
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Advice Column: Picking a Wedding Venue
November 27, 2019

picking a wedding venue The first step in planning a wedding is picking a wedding venue. Your venue will be the headquarters for your wedding, with all the other elements coming together in this one all-important location. Here we show you all the elements you need to consider when picking a wedding venue.Wedding ThemeNot everyone has the budget to choose a completely theme-appropriate wedding venue. However, you can consider the basic ideal of your wedding theme to help narrow down your list. For example, if you want to have an edgy glam theme, a barn wedding probably won’t work. Instead, consider the elements you ...
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Must-Haves for Holiday Parties
November 22, 2019

must haves for holiday parties Corporate event planning takes quite a bit of finesse when it comes to holiday parties. You want to appear as though you splurged for your team, even when your budget is tight. After all, it’s your chance every year to offer a final big thank you for everyone’s hard work. To create a welcoming environment where more guest involvement is encouraged, we’ve put together the must-haves we recommend you artfully include for your holiday party. Open Bar and Good FoodA sad buffet with wilted lettuce, congealed gravy and questionable turkey does not a holiday party make. Your food and open bar ...
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Picking a Venue for Your Holiday Party
November 14, 2019

As the years go by, that company holiday party you throw every year can get harder and harder to plan. Although many companies like to find one good venue and stick with it, some prefer to try something new each year. Whether this is your first holiday party, or you’re looking for a new hot spot for your guests, here are our tips to pick a venue sure to make your party a success.Consider Your BudgetCorporate event planning is always heavily reliant on a set budget. You have to consider every aspect of your holiday party, so you better understand ...
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