Category: Tips & Advice

Where to Begin With Wedding Planning: Part Two

Obviously, setting a wedding budget is an important first step when it comes to wedding planning. But, there are a number of other steps necessary to set the stage for a lovely wedding day, not to mention reduce your stress throughout the sometimes-grueling planning process. Just remember, you’ve already done the hardest part, by finding… Read more »

Simple Steps to Finding the Right Caterer

Are you stumped about whom to hire to cater your wedding or next corporate event? Few things will impact your guests’ enjoyment of your evening more than the spread. That doesn’t mean you have to serve fancy or even expensive food, necessarily. But it does mean you’ll want to hire someone that can cook up… Read more »

How To Avoid Being a Bridezilla: Part Two

Stress is generally the underlying cause of angsty or flat-out angry brides. Therefore, limiting stress is your best defense against morphing into a bridezilla on your big day. Of course, even excellent planning ahead of time cannot prevent all stress. That’s where learning how to cope with it in a healthy way can help keep you… Read more »

How To Avoid Being a Bridezilla: Part One

While most every woman dreams of being a bride some day, few want to take a turn as a Bridezilla. After all, who wants to spend her wedding week yelling at her closest friends, or ordering her parents around as if they were maidservants? If you’re worried about stress getting the best of you on… Read more »

Pre-Wedding Jitters: Causes and Solutions for a Happier Couple

Few seasons of life will be more exciting or more stressful than planning your wedding. While the wedding day itself should feel like a dream, trying to coordinate with hundreds of your closest friends and relatives while making what seems like a million tough decisions, all while figuring out how to merge two separate lives,… Read more »

Should You Hire a Wedding Planner? Part Two

Wedding planners can help reduce your stress as you plan for the biggest day of your life. They can also help make sure the day itself goes off without a hitch, except of course the kind you want. But if you cannot afford to hire a wedding planner, or just don’t feel it is necessary… Read more »

Should I Hire A Wedding Planner? Part One

Did your boyfriend finally pop the question? If so, you’re probably quite busy sharing the good news and your stellar engagement story with all your friends and family. But you may also be frantically trying to figure out where to begin wedding planning. The first few decisions are often the hardest, after all. While most… Read more »

Wags at the Wedding: Planning Tips for Pet Parents

If you and your fiancé consider your pets your first kids, you probably can’t imagine your life – or your wedding day – without those most faithful, furry friends by your side. Luckily, it’s never been more in vogue to highlight their presence at your wedding. Just make sure you do some important planning to… Read more »

Menu Planning for Guests With Special Dietary Needs

Chances are meal planning for your wedding reception may be the most fun your fiancé has had since your engagement began. What groom doesn’t love planning an elaborate dinner party for his closest friends and family, after all? Thinking about food, much less sampling it, can be a delightful part of wedding planning. Unfortunately, menu… Read more »

Tips for Planning the Perfect Holiday Party

It’s hard to believe it’s beginning to look a little like Christmas, already, but the holidays will be here before you know it. If you’d like this year’s party to be one for the history books, it’s time to get to planning. A great party, whether it’s for your extended family or your work family, begins… Read more »