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Stocking up your Own Bar at your Wedding Reception →  December 8, 2010 0

If you are thinking of hosting your own bar at your reception, congratulations!  You are well on your way to saving potentially hundreds of dollars that you can otherwise spend elsewhere.  Before you tempt the idea of hosting your own bar, you will have to consider these things: Will the venue allow for you to […]

How to Throw a Brunch-Style Wedding Reception →  December 8, 2010 0

The 3-course sit down dinner and the buffet just aren’t for you.  You would like something a bit more casual for your guests to enjoy, but you want to do more than simply have a cocktail and “appy” hour.  Brunch style wedding receptions are growing in popularity for a number of reasons.  They’re still sophisticated, […]

How to Make your Own Wedding Programs →  December 8, 2010 0

Wedding programs are a great way to introduce your guests to your wedding.  Programs allow your guests to follow along with every part of the wedding, as well as help you introduce any traditions or customs that you and your fiancé may be incorporating into your wedding day.  Not only that, but they are also […]

How to make a Toast on your Wedding Day →  December 8, 2010 0

If there is something that the vast majority of people on this planet hate, it’s public speaking.  Most brides say that they would rather spend weeks, if not months going through the wedding planning process again rather than giving a toast to all of their guests, but the toast does not need to be so […]

How to Create your own Floral Centerpieces →  December 8, 2010 0

Nothing beats that classic arrangement of beautiful flowers in a glass vase.  If you aren’t too keen on spending a lot of money to have a florist create a simple centerpiece, absolutely anyone can craft their own floral centerpieces that will suit their wedding.  Here is what you will need to start the project: Up […]

Wedding Centerpieces:  Huh? →  December 7, 2010 0

Some brides just have that vision of their perfect wedding day.  They can tell you exactly what they want and how they want it, and they’ll very well tell you that they have been planning this day since they were 5 years old. There are many brides like you, however, who lack that vision and […]

The Head Table Dilemma: Who Sits Where? →  December 6, 2010 0

The head table can cause a bride and a groom a whole lot of grief.  There are some people who will expect to be sitting at your head table with you who you have no intention of having sat there, and there are others who may not even feel comfortable with the idea of sitting […]

Your First Dance and Performance Anxiety →  December 5, 2010 1

No matter how poised and beautiful every bride and groom have seemingly appeared at each wedding you have gone to, most of those brides and grooms are sweating just a little under those lights during their first dance.  Unless you are a professional performer, the first dance does put a whole lot of pressure upon […]

Receptions for Small Weddings →  November 29, 2010 0

Not everyone has the desire (or the budget) to have a gigantic wedding reception that includes family, friends, co-workers, managers, neighbors, the pool guy, etc. etc.  If you are looking to have a small wedding reception that aren’t sure where to start, here are some ideas that will kick start your planning process. Wedding Suppers […]

How to Find the Perfect Reception Site →  November 29, 2010 0

After you have that beautiful, shining ring slid onto your finger, the next thing that almost every bride thinks about is just where she’s going to throw this fabulous wedding party!  The reception is almost as important as any aspect of your wedding.  It sets the tone, it sets the mood, and it should also […]

How do I Make a Wedding Toast? →  November 29, 2010 0

The most nerve wracking part about a wedding may very well not be walking down the aisle and standing in front of a lot of people, it may be the toast that you are expected to make at the reception!  If you are stating to sweat it and aren’t sure where to start with your […]

Who should Cater my Wedding? →  November 28, 2010 0

Food is a large element to any wedding.  Most guests come to celebrate the union between you and your partner, but they also come for the food.  For this reason alone, it’s important that you put a lot of thought and research into the caterer that you choose to feed everyone at your event. With […]

What Type of Meal should I Have for my Wedding Reception? →  November 28, 2010 0

Weddings are a time of joy, celebration, and happiness.  But weddings are also a time of choices, headaches, and a whole lot of stress.  One of the most pressing questions that crosses the minds of all brides is just what sort of meal to have for their wedding.  There are a lot of different “meal” […]

What Songs do I Choose for my Wedding Reception? →  November 28, 2010 0

You definitely don’t want your wedding reception to be a snooze-fest, but you don’t want to offend any guests with your choice of music during the wedding reception either.  We have all heard the standard tracks that are played at a wedding, “YMCA” by the Village People topping the list of the most overplayed music […]

Trendy Do It Yourself Centerpiece Ideas →  November 28, 2010 0

Let’s face it, the economy has not been doing so well lately and we are all feeling the pinch in our wallets.  So instead of paying over one thousand dollars on centerpieces, why not create your very own?  Even if you lack creative flair you can still make some hot, classy centerpieces that will have […]

Throwing a Beach Wedding →  November 27, 2010 0

Ahh, the beach.  A place of tranquility, of relaxation, and a place that is almost every bride’s dream for being a venue to be married at.  Who doesn’t like the idea of sinking their bare toes into the warm sand as they recite their vows?  Who doesn’t enjoy the idea of being married beneath the […]

Thinking About a Backyard Wedding and Reception? →  November 27, 2010 0

For those who are a bit more budget conscious, having a backyard wedding and reception may be the best idea, especially if you own a large property or know someone who is willing to lend you their space. Planning a backyard wedding doesn’t mean that any less planning has to go into it, however.  There […]

How to Pick the Best Wedding Venue →  November 27, 2010 0

Congratulations on your most recent engagement!  Oh, the joy and light headedness you feel when you first become engaged… the romance… the thrill… And then comes the wedding planning. Wedding planning can be a complete headache to most brides, which is why a lot of brides end up with the unfortunate nickname “bridezilla”.  But can […]