You’re engaged — congratulations! Now it’s time to plan one of the happiest days of your life. Though wedding planning is memory-making fun, it can be filled with etiquette uncertainties: Do you have to invite your third cousin twice removed? Does your single sister need a plus one for her flavor-of-the-month boyfriend? When you hear brides complain about the stress of planning a wedding it’s usually a result of worrying about how to avoid hurting feelings or getting along with parents who inevitably want to be involved with decision making. Learn from the new generation of etiquette advice. (more…)
Mark sure your calendar is marked: Father’s Day is just around the corner on June 21. The coolest ways to celebrate dad this Father’s Day: personalized gifts, quality time together, and a gathering with family and friends are great ways to show your dad how much he means to you and your family. Your dad knows you love him, but sometimes as everyday life bogs us down, we forget to show our love and appreciation for those that matter most to us. Make sure you tell your dad how much he matters this Father’s Day. (more…)
Though all eyes will be on the bride, don’t let your groom take a supporting role at the celebration that is meant to be all about your relationship and love as a couple. It’s important to involve your groom in the big day decisions, not only because the ceremony and reception should be a reflection of both your personalities but also to relieve stress for the bride. So, how to get your groom more involved in wedding planning? Include him through every stage of planning, highlight his favorites and delegate tasks.
The benefits of hosting an event in Hill Country are innumerable. The location boasts rural beauty but is conveniently situated close to several larger cities and towns, including Austin and San Antonio. You’ll feel like you’ve escaped to a beautiful new destination when you’re really just a short drive from home. Our elegant venue also has ample space for a variety of events, from corporate meetings to quinceaneras to weddings. Celebrate all of life’s many milestones amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Texas Hill Country. (more…)
Unlike summer weddings, when many brides and grooms prefer to keep the palette light and bright, fall wedding colors are often richer in tone to reflect the changing landscape outdoors. Fall wedding color palettes often play off the vibrant explosion of color seen in nature with highly pigmented hues and organic earth tones. But if burnt orange and moss green are not your style, there are many on-trend color combinations appropriate for the season with serious style, too. Trendy wine-inspired shades and elegant jewel tones add luxe color to your special day. (more…)
Enjoy some good music for a good cause this weekend in Texas Hill Country: The Band Together TX concert is a community event supporting relief for local Central, TX families who were recently impacted by the Memorial Day floods in the region. As if you needed another excuse to enjoy great Texas music any day of the week, but another great aspect of this San Marcos, TX community event is that 100% of the ticket proceeds, purchasing fees, beverage sales, merchandise sales and donations go directly to support the families in need. (more…)
Your wedding day should be a reflection of you as a couple and your personalities, so don’t be afraid to break the rules: You don’t need to follow all the conventions of a traditional wedding if that’s not your style. Whether it comes to your wedding gown, your bridesmaids’ looks, your reception decor, or the events of your big day, you have the freedom to customize your celebration so it is a DIY wedding that perfectly reflects the bride and groom. (more…)