Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling

Many couples like to seek the advice of a counselor before walking down the aisle.  This decision can have a positive impact in creating a lasting marriage.  Studies conclude that professional counselors can help couples work through differing family dynamics while creating a foundation in matters of finances, children, and household roles.  Here are some […]

Writing Your Own Vows

Your wedding vows are the most personal part of the ceremony.  They reflect your relationship and what your union represents.  So, if traditional vows are not your style, here is a guide to help you and your hubby-to-be find a personal way to promise forever. What is it about him? What made you fall in […]

How to Handle Uninvited Guests

You have spent months planning your wedding and weeks organizing your seating chart, but unexpectedly, you are face to face with a WEDDING CRASHER.  This is not the moment to cause a scene or stir conflict.  What do you do? You may wonder, who would show up without and invitation?  Surprise, it happens.  Here are […]

Planning an At-Home Wedding Reception

If you are planning to tie the knot and celebrate in the comfort of your own home, this endeavor may not be as easy as you think.  But, if your dream is to have an intimate backyard wedding, here are some things to consider. Maximize Your Space: First, know how many guests you can comfortably […]

Tips for Creating a Seating Chart

Have you ever been to a wedding reception where guests walked aimlessly with a plate of food wondering where to sit? Some brides, to prevent the chaos, choose to create a seating chart instead. Although it can be tricky while waiting for RSVP’s, you will find it is worth the effort to maintain organization on […]

When to Add “Plus One” on a Wedding Invitation

Traditional etiquette does not require you to add that sometimes dreaded “plus one” to your wedding invitations.  Although, sometimes it is necessary.  Here is a guide for determining when a date should be included, and when it is optional.       Married and Engaged Couples: A guest who is married should always bring their spouse, no question.  […]

Hosting a Morning After Breakfast

In case you were wondering, hosting a morning after breakfast is not necessary. Although, it can be a great way to say “thank you” one last time to your guests! Whether you prefer something casual, elegant, or chic, here are a few ideas for planning: Casual Breakfast Buffet: It is common for out of town […]

What’s Chic for 2017

Out with the old and in with the new…then back to the old again!  There is no doubt that trends change.  If you are planning a wedding, here’s a guide to what’s chic and what’s not so chic for 2017. Go For It! Who says your dress must be white?  Trendy wedding dress colors for […]

Wedding Should and Should Not DIY Guide

We get it, you’re on a budget and wedding bills stack up before you can even say, “YES!”  There are many helpful resources that can assist with various DIY wedding projects.  Nevertheless, certain items should be left for the professionals. Go For It! Unique Décor: Many brides are using unique signage to add personal flare […]

Unique Gifts for Wedding Guests

Your wedding will be unforgettable for you – make it unforgettable your guests too! Give them something unique to remember this one-of-a-kind evening with you. Here are a few creative and personalized ideas for unique gifts for your wedding guests. Tote Bag Rather than placing items in a traditional gift bag, create personalized wedding tote […]