3 Foolproof Ways to Pick Your Wedding Theme

Collage of Pictures Using Oranges and the Color Orange as a Wedding ThemeBefore you turn your nose up at the idea of a theme wedding, understand that we’re not talking exclusively about an “Under the Sea” themed affair or 40s Swing themed nuptials. Just as we talk about themes in books and film, a theme for your wedding is simply a unifying factor that can be found in just about every aspect of the event, from the décor to the cake to attire worn by the wedding party. Deciding on a theme is an important first step to planning a wedding, but the task can often feel overwhelming. Today, we’ve got three simple, foolproof techniques you and your partner-to-be can use to make this important decision. (more…)

3 Elements of a Successful Corporate Event

Business People Discussing Business and Bar Graphs and Whatnot During a Corporate EventCorporate events, like conferences, seminars, operational strategy meetings, management trainings, shareholder meetings, or company picnics add spice to the sometimes humdrum daily grind of life in the business world. These events allow people to come together for a common purpose, socialize, innovate, and invigorate the life’s blood of a company. Unfortunately, too many corporate events are boring or poorly organized, resulting in what many attendees may see as a waste of time. When planning your next corporate event, make sure that you address these three key elements. (more…)

Family Friendly Summer Days and Nights in Kyle, Texas

Dad and Young Son Enjoying an Afternoon of Fishing at Lake Kyle in Kyle, TexasThanks to a whole lot of rain, temperatures in Kyle are expected to be about 10 degree cooler than usual going into the first week of June. This means you and your family will be able to enjoy a range of fun outdoor activities right here in town, without having to worry about the sometimes overbearing Texas heat.

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How to Pick the Best Venue for Your Quinceanera

15 Year Old Girl Admires Her Shoes in Dressing Room of Quinceanera VenueA quinceanera is a incredibly important celebration in the life of a young Latina, a rite of passage that signifies the entrance into a more mature period of life. La quinceanera (the 15-year-old girl herself) is the centerpiece of the party, but other factors like the dress, her court, and the dancing play a large role. Essential to the success of a great quinceanera is the event venue and today we’re discussing some questions you absolutely have to ask when deciding on a venue.

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4 Key Questions for Planning a Great Company Picnic

Employees Enjoying a Cookout at the Annual Company PicnicCompany picnics are traditional annual events at many businesses, ones that promise a day outside, mingling and relaxing with co-workers and families. However, planning a company picnic can be nearly as complex as planning a wedding. Today, we’re going over 4 essential questions you need to answer when planning for your company’s annual picnic.

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Wedding Planning, Part 2: Should You Go with a Pro?

Wedding Planner Going Over Day-Of Plans with the BrideWhen it comes to planning your wedding day, are you a DIY diva, or does the thought of wrapping your own bouquet or designing your own place settings give you an anxiety attack? In our last post, we discussed a few pros and one major drawback of do-it-yourself wedding planning. Today, we’re looking at the other end of the spectrum and discussing the pros and cons of hiring a professional to handle your wedding.

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Wedding Planning, Part 1: Is DIY Right for You?

Do-It-Yourself Bride Creating Bradesmaid's BouquetsWhether you’ve been planning your wedding day since you were in second grade or you only recently realized that marriage is a plunge you’re willing to take, you want your big day to be special. Thanks to the ubiquity of planning websites and crafting resources, do-it-yourself weddings have become increasingly popular. Yet, no one can deny the simplicity of handing the affair over to a professional wedding planner. We’ve created this two-part guide to help you decide whether DIY is best for you or whether you’d best leave the planning to the professionals.  (more…)