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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 […]

5 Simple Holiday Entertaining Tips from the Pros

| December 10, 2013

Every year at our house, my husband and I host a Christmas party for the members of our church’s music ministry and their families. We have a really good time together just sitting and talking (and eating) as we don’t get to do much of that (talking that is) because we’re all usually very busy […]

Groom’s Corner: Pintastic Love

| February 12, 2013

This video from The Skit Guys goes out to all the guys out there who really want to understand their wives, fiancees, significant others and Pinterest so they can get them something they REALLY want for Valentine’s Day!

In the News…

| November 7, 2012

TaylorMade Weddings is featured in the 2012 Fall issue of Blissful2Be, a wedding magazine for the fabulous bride on a modest budget. The online magazine features real weddings and DIY tips and tricks on planning your wedding. I hope you follow the link to the issue and be sure to check out page 92!! 😉 […]

FAB Friday Finds: A Personal Usher

| October 5, 2012

I’m all about stress free weddings! Hey – there’s an App for that. There are MANY Apps for wedding planning. There are those that offer features on how to be organized and be able to keep everything in one place for your planning. There are budget apps for tracking finances and reading apps for your […]

When to Hire a Wedding Planner/Coordinator: In the Beginning

| May 30, 2012

Meet Danielle and Thomas. Danielle and Thomas met in April of 2010 in California.Though they did not really talk to each other, Fate was already working to bring them together. A Thomas Kincade painting would be left behind in Danielle’s apartment; Thomas would be the one to deliver it to her which would spark an invitation to […]

Do You Need a Wedding Planner? Would You Remodel Your Home Without a General Contractor?

| May 26, 2012

Great blog post by my friend Christine Boulton, Think Like a Bride. You can also find her on The Wedding Dish. She shares a great analogy to planning your wedding by comparing it to taking on a home remodel project without a contractor. Great thought to ponder. What do you think? Here’s the article in […]

Bride’s 30 Day Countdown: Day 29

| June 10, 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 29 Locate and destroy all your old diaries. Happy Planning!