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Guest List in 30 Seconds

| April 9, 2015

Found this awesome blog post from overwhelmedbride.com with a very creative, visual chart on how to determine which guests to invite to your wedding. Your guest list directly affects the bottom line of your overall wedding budget so narrowing your list down is VERY important. Every couple has to deal with the overwhelming and sometimes […]

The RSVP Card That Says It All

| April 7, 2015

The RSVP card that covers just about every horrible wedding guest you could possibly get. I think this says it all, yes? Thank you happyplace.com for this funny, but probably true, RSVP card. Cheers!

How to Prevent Post-Wedding Regret (Part 2: Wedding Planners)

| February 8, 2015

Being a wedding planner for 16 years, I’ve heard a lot of stuff! A LOT! But what never ceases to amaze me is the regret list I hear from brides about their weddings. And the list hasn’t changed in all these years. That’s 16 years of brides experiencing the same post-wedding blues. Why is it still […]

How to Prevent Post-Wedding Regret (Part 1: Guest List)

| January 26, 2015

Being a wedding planner for 16 years, I’ve heard a lot of stuff! A LOT! But what never ceases to amaze me is the regret list I hear from brides about their weddings. And the list hasn’t changed in all these years. That’s 16 years of brides experiencing the same post-wedding blues. Why is it […]

Wedding Planner vs Wedding Coordinator

| April 2, 2014

Wedding Planner or Wedding Coordinator? Are they different or the same? That seems to be a big mystery in the wedding industry. Some brides, as well as my fellow colleagues in the wedding industry define wedding coordinators as something different than wedding planners. Some say they’re the same. Even wedding planners aren’t sure which title […]

3 Things Wedding Bloggers Aren’t Telling You About Wedding Planners

| March 24, 2014

This post is part of our Wedding March Series    I’m sure you’ve seen this question on many wedding blogs: What Does a Wedding Planner Do? And for the most part, the answers you find are pretty much the same. They save you money. (We do!) They save you time. (We do!) They save you […]

What to Expect When You Call a Wedding Planner

| January 21, 2014

HELP!! It’s what I hear this time of year from couples who have just had a wake-up call and realize that it’s the new year – the year they’re getting married – and they just had a moment of sheer panic because they have SO much to do!  Many of you are shopping for wedding […]

Cinderella’s Wedding Spree Ain’t Free

| August 16, 2013

I stumbled across this cute infographic on Pinterst created by Personalised Gifts Shop showing us the real(istic) cost of Cinderella’s fairy tale wedding. Thanks to Budget Fairy Tale for sharing this with us! 😉      

Ultimate Love Story Contest

| May 1, 2013

Just got engaged? Have a beautiful love story you want to share? Well we want to hear it! Tell us your love story in our Ultimate Love Story Contest for a chance to have your wedding planned & designed at no cost to you! That’s right; for FREE!!! Isn’t that exciting? Submit your stories to […]

The Cost of Being in a Wedding

| March 14, 2013

Sources: 20 Something finance, CNN, Wedding Channel, Brides, Mint