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Do Overs

| June 24, 2010

Looking back….if you had a chance to do things over in the important areas of your life, what would you do?¬†As a wedding planner, I hear couples’ parents or older married friends say something like, “I wish that I/we would’ve….” and then fill in the blank. Most times, I believe, they say these things to […]

Wedding Guest Etiquette: Do What?

| June 19, 2010

When I first moved to “the South” there was a certain phrase that I had never heard before and it just struck me as odd: “Do what?” Someone would say “Do what” when they couldn’t hear you or didn’t understand you. Now, for me, I would say, “Pardon me?” maybe, “Come again?” or maybe even, […]

Napkin Bows

| June 11, 2010

This is a fabulous DIY idea for what to do with the napkins for your place settings. This DIY project can be found at Martha Stewart DIY Weddings and it’s very simple. Browse her site for more inspiration, but try one of these out just for fun!

The Sand Ceremony

| June 9, 2010

No…this is not about getting married on the beach, however this does involve sand. I’m talking about an alternative way for couples to symbolize their love and commitment to one another in their marriage ceremony. For many years the Unity Candle Ceremony has had the spotlight. There’s a newcomer on the scene that has received […]


| June 7, 2010

I was feeling creative today…totally spontaneous…all because my daughter brought in some daisies she picked from our yard (notice I said she picked them from our yard – yes, we have no grass). Anyhow, she came in with a load of these little daisies and my little (I mean little) creative light bulb went on. […]