3 Tips for Planning the Perfect Winter Wedding

Winter Wedding PlanningWinter can be a lovely time of year to wed, but it’s not without its challenges, namely colder temperatures, a busy holiday season, and often inclement weather. If you’ve decided to get married during winter, though, it’s extra important to plan accordingly. Learning to work with the season’s unique challenges, instead of fighting them, can make for a much more successful and enjoyable wedding experience for both you and your guests. With a little common sense and a few insider tips it’s more than possible to pull off a beautiful winter wedding! (more…)

Top 5 Wedding Destinations

Destination Wedding Hot SpotsIt’s no secret many modern brides and grooms are choosing to skip town to say their nuptials. Destination weddings have never been more popular or possible, thanks to modern technology. A host of travel sites and easily accessible galleries of wedding venues, has made it much easier to plan a wedding from afar. Plus, there are plenty of beautiful – and popular – destinations that would love to host you and your closest friends and family for the trip of a lifetime, not to mention a truly memorable and breathtaking wedding celebration! (more…)

Planning Holiday Parties with a Twist

Holiday Party TipsIf you find yourself planning your family or business’ annual holiday party yet again this year, you may be a bit overwhelmed and possibly even annoyed. After all, attending a party can be a lot of fun, but planning one doesn’t always feel that way. If you want to avoid some stress and actually enjoy this year’s soiree, consider some fun alternatives to traditional Christmas parties. It could be just the invigorating twist for which your guests and your weary planning self have been waiting. (more…)

What’s For Dinner? Planning Your Wedding Menu

Wedding Menu PlanningPlanning what to serve for dinner at your wedding can feel both fun and a little overwhelming. After all, how often do you get to plan such a lavish or large party? And also, how often are you so responsible for your friends’ and families’ hunger or happiness? If you’re struggling with what to settle on, where catering is concerned, here are some ideas to help get you started. (more…)

Fun and Wonderful Alternatives to Wedding Registries

Wedding Registry AlternativesSure, it can be fun scanning in a number of pretty dishes and kitchen gadgets, while building a wedding registry. But many modern brides and grooms are searching for alternatives to traditional gift registries. There’s actually never been a better or easier time to give your guests the opportunity to do more than stock your kitchen with housewares. If you’d like to think outside the department store-wrapped box, when it comes to wedding presents, here are some great alternatives!

(more…)

You Don’t Have to Host a Traditional Company Christmas Party

Corporate Party VenueAre you feeling on the fence about whether or not to host a company Christmas party this year? Maybe you feel obligated to do so, but aren’t at all excited about the prospect. During such a busy holiday season it can be hard to plan a corporate party, much less get employees excited about attending one. If you have some concerns about your company’s annual Christmas soiree, here are some alternatives to consider, as well as a few tips how to make any corporate get together an enjoyable success. (more…)

Want to Love Your Engagement Photos? Here’s How: Part One

Engagement Photography TipsWhile planning a wedding can feel like an all-consuming task, don’t forget that you’ll want to have some engagement photos taken of you and your love before you head down the altar. Many couples opt to use these photographs in their save-the-dates, and even as decoration at the reception. But beyond that, you’ll also want engagement photos to commemorate this very special time in your relationship, not to mention in order to show off that stunning ring he gave you! In order to make your engagement session a success, here are answers to some of bride-to-be’s most frequently asked questions. (more…)