What to Do When the Father of the Bride Isn’t in the Picture

Planning a wedding can be extremely difficult for brides when the Father of the Bride isn’t in the picture. This could be because they don’t have a good relationship, a death or other circumstances. Whatever the reason, many traditions can be hard or stressful to navigate for brides. Here are our favorite ways to skirt around […]

What to Do Next After Booking Your Vendors

Most wedding planning sessions happen in fits and bursts, and the first major milestone is when you’re done booking your vendors. After you’ve booked all the major players in your day, you may be a little stumped on what comes next. You feel like you should be doing something, but what? After all, you won’t […]

5 Tips to Keep Wedding Toasts Appropriate

Some couples look forward to hearing what all their friends and family have to say in wedding toasts. However, there are many occasions when a toast can be long, drawn out and sap the energy from the room. It’s even worse when these rambles are inappropriate or awkward! If you want to keep the pace […]

Should You Have a Holiday Wedding?

Holiday weddings are contentious, and since the holiday season is rapidly approaching it seems like a great topic to tackle. Whether or not you want to host a wedding on a major holiday is a highly personal choice. However, in our opinions, there are actually advantageous times for a holiday wedding. Here are some things […]

Throwback Thursday: Tips For Planning A Class Reunion Playlist

It’s that time of the year when the reunion planning committee finalizes the details for the class reunion. By now, the committee most likely has secured the venue, set a date and sent out invites. Now the party planning can begin! One of the most fun — and most challenging — part of the evening […]

Love is Sweet: Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Cake Cutting

For brides-to-be who aren’t in the know, the wedding cake cutting can seem really intimidating. After all, are you supposed to cut the whole thing? Do you take each tier apart? Do you jab your knife as far in as it can go? The answer to each is no. Here’s everything you need to know […]

All the Single Ladies: Ways to Make the Bouquet Toss Less Awkward

One of the most dreaded parts of the formal reception program is the bouquet toss. That is, if you’re a single woman! We’ve met very few people who enjoy being stared at as they cross that ballroom to the dance floor. As the MC asks politely for single ladies to make their way to the […]

Where to Place Your Photo Booth

When you contract your wedding photo booth, you picture all the ways your guest will enjoy it. They will laugh and crowd the booth all night, enjoying props and making funny faces for hours. What you don’t imagine is the booth being a ghost town!  Only a handful of guest photos at the end of the night […]

Finding Your First Dance Song

Once you start wedding planning, the pressure is on to choose your first dance song. Picking the perfect one to share this special moment to can leave you strangely stumped. However, there are some pretty easy ways to take a breath and find inspiration for the perfect song to share your first dance as husband […]

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

Country singers just have a way with words. They seem to know how to put into words all the love we have for our parents, particularly our mothers. Plenty of traditional mother/ son dance songs appear on the same playlists over and over (Boyz II Men, anyone?). However, these country songs are a fresh and […]