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Wedding Video: The Time of My Life

| August 29, 2011

Could you use a smile today? I can think of no better way to start off a new week than by watching this musical wedding video that’s sure to make you smile! Thanks to Style Me Pretty for sharing this video from Cinematic Touch! Another great reason to hire a professional videographer/cinematographer to capture your wedding […]

What To Wear To An Engagement Session

| August 26, 2011

Here is my first guest blog post! I “met” Kathleen and Joe of JoPhoto recently through photographer friends on Facebook, Family Stone Photography. Now that we’ve connected and they show up in my news feed on Facebook, I caught their article the other day about what to wear to an engagement session. I thought this […]

Wedding Insurance – Is It Really Worth It?

| August 23, 2011

In a moment…things can change forever. In light of today’s events with the East Coast Earthquake, I’m re-posting my article about wedding insurance. Like the weatherman said, we are looking at Hurricane Irene right now and we can predict that. We can’t predict earthquakes. And by the time we realize what’s going on, it’s too […]

Paper Flowers

| August 19, 2011

    Are they real…or are they artificial? Neither!! They’re paper!! That’s right – paper flowers. There are so many things you can do with paper – from crafting your invitations and favors to making flower bouquets to line the aisle or decorate your reception tables. Wow! If you like this look, you can read […]

Fresh Flower Centerpieces On A Budget

| August 18, 2011

I’m always on the lookout for new wedding ideas for brides who are crafty and would like to add a personal touch to their wedding (OK – I really want to say DIY bride but it seems so harsh). These centerpieces featured in this video are the perfect decor for a bridal shower or a […]

Choosing The Best Wedding Planner

| August 15, 2011

One thing to look for in hiring a wedding planner is one that has a partner or a team. In the following video, Samantha Goldberg suggests that having 2 sets of eyes will be better than one. I totally agree! When you hire us, TaylorMade Weddings, my husband and I work as a team on […]

Bride’s 30 Day Countdown: Day 21

| August 14, 2011

To celebrate wedding season (June, July, August), I’m rolling out a 30 day wedding countdown for brides everywhere. These little tidbits are sure to make you laugh and ease the stress you’ll feel in the last 30 days before you get married. Day 21 Have computer dating service remove your HUNK HOTLINE phone connection. Happy […]

Book Inspired Weddings

| August 12, 2011

Do you love books? This post is for you! I love books. My nose is always in them. Not reading. Smelling! I love the smell of a new book. I love the smell of old books (unless they’ve been in a moldy basement). Old books have character. Recently I’ve gotten into collecting old hymn books. […]

Technology In Your Wedding

| August 11, 2011

I am a “technology user” and I appreciate the neat little gadgets and Apps there are for our computers and mobile devices. There are Apps for wedding planning, there is software for wedding planning, and some couples have used technology IN their wedding. But, I must say, this techno-wedding couple shocked me and even some of […]