Month: July 2015

Trending Now: Wedding Dresses

Industry experts recommend that approximately 10% of a wedding budget should go the couple’s apparel and while a good look for the groom might be as simple a classic tuxedo, today’s brides have a lot more to choose from. Every bride has her own ideas as to what looks good for her shape, size, and… Read more »

Questions to Ask a Wedding Caterer

Food is usually one of the biggest aspects of your wedding you will need to budget for. In fact, most wedding planning experts recommend setting aside approximately 50% of your total wedding budget for venue and catering. Since food in an incredibly important part of the wedding – and, incidentally, one that your guests will… Read more »

Who Hosts the Rehearsal Dinner?

There are no rules in today’s age of wedding planning. In generations past, the guidelines were more rigid about who pays for what aspects of the wedding celebrations and who is responsible for planning your wedding festivities. But as modern couples steer away from traditional rules, the boundaries of planning become more blurred. Who pays… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue

Your wedding venue sets the scene for your special day, which is why it’s such an important decision when wedding planning. Choosing a venue is typically the first major wedding-day decision that engaged couples make. But there’s more to pay attention to when reviewing venues than simply the location and ambiance. An event venue’s policies… Read more »

Team Building Activities for Corporate Meetings

Whether you’re planning a quarterly strategy meeting or a corporate retreat to build camaraderie among your team members, the activities you choose for the meeting can have a big impact on how much your employees take away from the experience. All too often, boring, clichéd team-building activities (think trust falls and egg-spoon races) inspire little… Read more »

A Global Tour of Wedding Traditions

Wedding ceremonies are a central life event in nearly all cultures across the globe and they have held this vaunted position since long before mankind began writing down its history. Much has changed in the history of weddings, as we moved from marriages intended to close alliances between families to marriages conducted for the sake… Read more »

Wedding Menu Ideas: Local Flavors

The general consensus among most wedding experts and couples who have already enjoyed their own wedding is that the couple-to-be are the last people to enjoy the wedding meal. However, it is one of the highlights of the affair for your guests, so you should carefully consider what you want on the menu. While steak… Read more »

Save On This, Splurge On That

Your wedding is one of the most special, memorable days of your life, and one that will inevitably make an impact on your budget. Of course, this doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to have the day of your dreams. In addition to opting for an affordable wedding venue, knowing when to save… Read more »

How to Start Wedding Planning

Congrats and best wishes are in order: You’re engaged! It’s an unforgettable time in your life, but after the initial rush of engagement excitement wears off, you may be wondering, “Now what?” Wedding planning can seem an overwhelming and daunting task, and you may not know where to begin. If you nail down the essentials… Read more »

What to Wear When You’re Not in the Bridal Party

It’s officially wedding season, and you know what that means… You need to stock your closet with some fabulous wedding-ready outfits! If you’re a bridesmaid or groomsman, you don’t need to worry, because you know exactly what the bride wants you to wear. But what to wear when you’re not in the bridal party? There… Read more »