5 Country Songs That Make Perfect Mother / Son Dances for Your Bar Mitzvah

There’s something about country singers who just know how to put into words all the love we have for our parents, particularly our mothers. While there are plenty of traditional mother/ son dance songs that appear on the same lists over and over (Boyz II Men, anyone?), these country songs are a fresh and meaningful… Read more »

Creating the Soundtrack to Your Big Ceremony Moments

Flowers, dresses, shoes, gifts, favors…the list of wedding day elements seems to get longer and longer as planning goes on. By the time you get to the moment of choosing the soundtrack to your big day, you’ll be fast approaching frazzled.   Try not to worry too much, though. The songs that will accompany the… Read more »

3 Reasons You Should Have a First Look

The First Look can be a touchy subject with some brides. Approximately half are on board, and the other half flatly refuse to consider it, whether the reason is precious photography moments with letters, hand holding around a door, or even superstition.   While anything goes on your dream day, here are three reasons you… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expo-ing

The Bridal Expo. A large maze of every type of venue and vendor imaginable, displaying their best work, cool new effects and wares for every bride in the area. The goal for brides is to find the vendors that will be a part of the all-star team present on the wedding day, and the goal… Read more »

What’s the Deal with Vendor Meals?

There are so many details to keep track of when planning a wedding, we can bet that the question of whether or not you’re feeding your vendors isn’t at the top of the list. However, this is an important question to answer before the big day so that you and the vendors present at your… Read more »

The Importance of a No-Play List

Many good DJ companies will help you pick the perfect songs for the special moments of your big day. From processionals to recessionals, first dance to cake cuttings, they’ll typically have a list of popular songs and recommendations to help you narrow the search down.   What separates a good DJ from a great one… Read more »

5 Reasons the Mirror Me Photo Booth is Perfect for Your Prom

It’s prom planning season, and your school is starting to look for the perfect additions to make your Senior Prom a night to remember. Aside from our top-notch professional DJ services, Charismatic Entertainment also has the secret weapon on hand to save you money while wowing your guests.   The Mirror Me Photo Booth is… Read more »

The Rise of the Microwedding

With the cost of weddings on the rise (the average cost of a wedding in 2016 was over $35,000—up from $32,000 in 2015) and the growing desire for intimate relationships, many couples are opting for smaller, family-and-friends-only wedding celebrations, such as microweddings. What is a microwedding? Although you may think of elopement when you think… Read more »

Choosing an Engagement Ring: Gemstones and Symbolism

Rings have been used for weddings in many cultures for centuries, and the use of engagement rings for proposals dates back to the ancient Romans, who used a ring to symbolize the marriage contract (meaning that ownership of the bride was being passed from her father to her husband). Today, engagement rings are still one… Read more »

Old Wives’ Tales: Explanations for Future Wives

If you are in the process of planning your wedding, you have a lot of practical matters to be concerned with. But you also have your old wives’ tales, and the old wives just might know a thing or two about getting married. Everyone wants their marriage to start on the right foot, and many… Read more »