Month: October 2015

Fun and Wonderful Alternatives to Wedding Registries

Sure, 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… Read more »

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

Are 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… Read more »

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

While 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… Read more »

Planning Your Dream Destination Wedding: Part Two

Want so say your “I do’s” some place exotic, like a white sand beach? Or perhaps you and your fiancé consider yourself snow bunnies, and are looking to commit your lives to one another on the snow-capped mountains of your favorite range in Colorado? Maybe you and your groom are anxious for a roadtrip before… Read more »

Planning Your Dream Destination Wedding: Part One

Years ago it might have sounded absurd to ask 100 of your closest friends to trek across the country to share in your wedding day. But many modern brides and grooms are choosing to forego a formal ceremony in their hometown, in favor of a destination wedding, instead. Inviting your friends and family to join… Read more »

How Technology Can Take Some Stress Out of Wedding Planning

Wedding planning can be a bit overwhelming, even for the most laidback of bride and grooms. Hiring a wedding planner can certainly help take some of the pressure off, as can delegating tasks to family and friends who have volunteered their help. But thanks to modern technology there are also quite a few handy apps… Read more »

A Quick Guide to Planning Retirement Parties

Have you recently learned that one of your bosses will soon be retiring, and that you have been given the honor/challenge of planning the perfect party? While it can be overwhelming trying to plan a party for someone you work with, there’s no reason to stress about it. Instead simply take a little advice from… Read more »

To Theme Or Not To Theme? That Is the Wedding Planning Question

While a wedding theme is hardly necessary, many couples find choosing one together is a great way to bring extra personality and an additional element of fun into their celebration. Plus, a theme can be an outstanding way to distinguish yours from all the other weddings that will take place in a given year. (Who… Read more »

How to Fill The Dance Floor at Your Wedding: Part Two

Yesterday, we talked about how to get a dance party started at your wedding reception. But how you keep that party going well into the night is a combination of great taste and great timing. If you’ve hired a DJ, take advantage of his or her expertise. A DJ is like a designated party starter!… Read more »

How to Fill The Dance Floor at Your Wedding: Party One

Are you determined to do more than chicken dance at your wedding, but are concerned only a handful of guests will actually hit the dance floor voluntarily? Lots of brides and grooms want to dance the night away with guests. Yet nearly everyone has attended more than a handful of weddings where only a lone… Read more »