Need to Get Organized? A Paper Planner Could Help! Part Two

Need to Get Organized? A Paper Planner Could Help! Part Two

A paper planner is a surprisingly simple way to monitor your wedding plans, and keep yourself healthy and happy.

A paper planner might seem old-fashioned, but it can actually be a great tool for busy brides who need a bit of help keeping their wedding planning on track. To make the most of this tool, you simply need to add a few necessary documents which are good to keep on-hand, and make sure to fill your planner with a mix of wedding-related tasks and self-care. After all, you want to make it to the aisle feeling your bridal best! Scheduling in time for yourself can be crucial to that. (more…)

Need to Get Organized? A Paper Planner Could Help! Part One

Need to Get Organized? A Paper Planner Could Help! Part One

A not-so-old-fashioned paper planner could really help to keep your planning on track.

If you have spent any time in craft or stationery stores, recently, then you have likely seen that there are now more paper planner options than ever before, many with cute details and colorful accessories to go with them. For brides doing their own wedding planning, these can be more than just cute and fun, though. They can actually be highly functional ways to keep track of vendor numbers, budget considerations, and simply as ways to make sure they are checking each necessary task off their growing to-do lists. So, is it time you invest in a not-so-old fashioned paper planner? And if so, how can you make the most of this planning tool? (more…)

Have a Special Occasion to Celebrate This Summer?

Have a Special Occasion to Celebrate This Summer?Are you planning to celebrate a special occasion over the spring or summer? For instance, is your best friend celebrating a milestone birthday, or your niece going off to college in the fall? Do you need to honor your retiring father, or your parent’s 40th anniversary? If you have reason to celebrate, now is a great time to begin planning a special party that really honors your loved one in style, while also limiting your stress, as designated party planner! (more…)

Planning The Wedding Yourself? Keep These 3 Tips In Mind

Planning The Wedding Yourself? Keep These 3 Tips In MindMany brides and grooms choose to plan their weddings themselves, either because of financial constraints or simply a DIY spirit. Either way, it is possible to plan a wedding with little outside help. You simply need to know where to start, and make smart decisions about how much you can spend, where you want to wed, and other key factors! (more…)

Do You Really Want a Long Engagement? Part Two

Do You Really Want a Long Engagement? Part TwoAre you and your fiancé feeling overwhelmed, trying to decide how long of an engagement you really need, or want? Financial concerns may be important in determining your wedding timeline. Deciding on a general idea of when you want to wed can help also. Whether or not you’ll have help paying for, or planning the wedding, may also factor in when deciding on a wedding date. But there are a few other important considerations to make, when trying to decide how long you should be engaged. That way you can accomplish all that is necessary during that time, and still get to your wedding day when you’re good, and ready! (more…)

Do You Really Want a Long Engagement? Part One

Do You Really Want a Long Engagement? Part OneDid your boyfriend turned fiancé propose to you over the holidays? If so, you may just now be starting the wedding planning process. While some couples go into their planning with a particular date in mind, most feel a bit overwhelmed by trying to decide both when to wed and where. Fortunately, we’re here to help. And we think that one of the first steps you should actually be asking yourselves isn’t when or where you want to wed, as much as how long you really want to be engaged. (more…)

Having a Hard Time Making Wedding Choices? This Can Help

Having a Hard Time Making Wedding Choices? This Can Help

Delicious casual foods beat out fussy, formal foods most of the time. So don’t be afraid to serve up your favorite fare instead of sticking to traditional wedding garb!

Pinterest is filled to the brim with wedding design ideas, many DIY projects you might feel empowered or even compelled to tackle. But what about the parts of the wedding you can’t DIY, like the food, or the music? Are you having a hard time deciding who to hire, or even what to serve and play? If so, don’t stress. Instead, look to your favorites to guide your decision making. That simple trick can help make wedding planning both fun and productive! (more…)