Creating Extra Space for Your Party

Having people over for a party or holiday dinner is so much fun. Sometimes, though, your family and party outgrow your space. A great way to overcome this is to add extra space by tenting your deck or patio. A deck or patio usually has door access that can help the flow of people. The […]

Choosing a Venue

Choosing a venue is one of the big pieces of your wedding that needs to be decided early on in the planning process. With so many options, there are several things to keep in mind. Availability If you have a date that you have to have, make sure you ask if that date is available […]

Wedding Checklist

You’re engaged. Now what? Navigating wedding planning can seem a little baffling but luckily there are a lot of places you can find wedding checklists to help stay on track. There are two main options for checklists: Online and Book. No matter which one you choose, make sure you get a wedding planning checklist before you […]

Managing Your Wedding and Event Vendors

Managing all of the vendors for your wedding or event comes down to organization. No matter your style, there is a way to tame the madness. Separate Email The first suggestion is to create a separate email for your wedding/event or designate one email where everything will be sent. This will make looking back on conversations […]

16 Mistakes to Avoid While Planning Your Wedding

Planning a wedding is so exciting but can be rife with landmines. The biggest mistakes people make while planning a wedding revolve around money, scheduling/organization and vendor selection. Mistake #1: Not setting budget priorities as the first step There are a lot of reasons to making a budget early on in the planning process. Dictates how many people […]

Tipping Your Event Vendors

Tipping can be a tough topic to navigate. Below we help clarify the matter, broken down by category of vendor. Helpful Tips Most wedding/event professionals do not expect a tip even though it is becoming customary to tip all service providers. The only one that normally expect tips is the catering staff and the salon staff. […]

Wedding Trends to Watch for 2017

Some trends for 2017 and 2018 are mainstays that have been in style for a while but there are some new ones to add to the trends to watch list as well. Metallics paired with white Cooper and brushed metallics give an industrial vibe but the white softens the feel making it a perfect neutral […]

New Year’s Eve Party Trends

New Year’s Eve is a great reason to have the all out bash you’ve wanted to have all year. Don’t know where to start? Check out some of the themes that are trending this year and things to consider while you are planning your end of year party. Popular themes this year This year is […]

Holiday Party Planning

With parties, decorating, baking and other festivities, the holiday season can be a busy time of year. If you are looking to have a holiday party, plan early before you get over taken by all of the holiday to dos and you will have a blast. Below are some things to keep in mind while […]

How to Choose Your Wedding Caterer

Finding a caterer for your wedding can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to limit the overwhelm and keep things exciting. Budget Before you do anything, get a budget together. Having a budget will make sure that you have proper parameters in mind before you […]