Category Archives: Organization

Wedding day disasters NOBODY can predict…

I had an interesting phone conversation yesterday.  I was speaking to a bride who was "interested in day-of wedding coordination".  Except that she wasn't.  After explaining to her what we include in our day-of packages, she said "well, the thing is, I'm really, REALLY organized, and I just don't think I'll need all of that". …
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How to Start Wedding Planning in a Crisis

Despite our current sitution with Covid-19, social distancing and isolation, the world keeps turning, and people are still getting engaged.  If that's you, congratulations!  Please enjoy this time, and don't feel guilty for celebrating . . . we all need something to celebrate right now! I've been fielding some questions from newly engaged couples about…
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Planning a Moving Wedding Ceremony

The wedding ceremony is, arguably, the reason for your wedding day, but in my experience, it's often the most overlooked during the planning process.  Especially in these times of social distancing, it's important to find special moments to look forward to, and your wedding ceremony is certainly one. If you haven't yet selected your officiant,…
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Building a Strong Foundation for your Wedding Planning ‘House’

'Tis the season for engagements, and if you're one of those holiday engagements, congratu-freaking-lations!!  HOW EXCITING!!!  Your head is probably spinning right now, and with good reason.  There's a LOT to think about as you start your wedding planning journey, and you'll want to make sure that you set yourself up for success as you…
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When, Where and How to Create Your Wedding Registry

If you haven't yet started your wedding registry, you may find that you're either (a) SUPER excited about it, and can't wait to go 'shopping', or (b) COMPLETELY overwhelmed, and don't know where to start. Never fear!  There are lots of places to go for help, not the least of which are the specially trained…
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5 Ways to be Productive in Your Planning This Winter

If you're anything like me, and many of our couples, you went gangbusters as soon as you got engaged, booked your venue and all of your vendors, and now you're not sure what you're going to do over the winter. It's inevitable that there will be a bit of a lull in the planning activity…
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5 Budget Mistakes Most Couples Make

You're likely going to spend a lot of money on your wedding.  Here are some mistakes I see a lot of couples making.  Hopefully avoiding these five things will help you keep your budget in check! Not establishing a budget FIRST I see this all the time.  Couples come to me having booked four or…
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Newly engaged? Avoid the overwhelm!

How many weddings have you planned?  None, right?  (OK, maybe one, or maybe you helped your BFF, but realistically, there's probably NO reason why you should know what you're doing right now.  So don't worry if you're completely lost.) Most of our clients apologize for not knowing where to start, or what to do next. …
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