Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

What You REALLY Need to Know to Plan a Micro-Wedding

There's no doubt that Covid has changed the way we think about weddings, at least for the foreseeable future. Many of our clients have postponed their large celebrations until a future date, when hopefully it will be safe to celebrate in larger numbers, but have decided to host a "micro-wedding" on their original date. Depending…
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How to make dad feel special at your wedding

The bride's dad traditionally gets a few special moments on his daughter's wedding day, including the walk down the aisle and the father/daughter dance. But there's no reason to stop there - why not include a few more special moments to make his experience even more memorable? And don't forget about your partner's dad -…
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Thoughtful Ways to Honour Mom at your Wedding

It's an unfortunate fact of human nature that, in most cases, we're not as aware of how VERY much our parents love us until we become parents ourselves.  (At least, that's been my experience). As such, when a childless couple gets married, I think that, often, finding special ways to honour their parents on the…
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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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10 Ways to Get Excited About ‘Extra Planning Time’

If your wedding has been postponed due to COVID-19, you've likely been through a few different emotions: denial, disbelief, anger, sadness . . . maybe now you've moved on to acceptance. While this is a tough situation, can you choose to see the positives?  Specifically, what can you do to make the most of the…
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Non-Traditional Wedding #5: Trendy Spaces

As we navigate the inevitable changes to the wedding landscape forced by postponements due to the Covid-19 epidemic, there will invariably be weddings that can't happen on a Saturday, and won't follow the traditional structure of 'ceremony, cocktails, dinner, dance'.  My goal with this blog series is to help you imagine how your wedding could…
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Non-Traditional Wedding #4: Sunday Brunch

As we navigate the inevitable changes to the wedding landscape forced by postponements due to the Covid-19 epidemic, there will invariably be weddings that can't happen on a Saturday, and won't follow the traditional structure of 'ceremony, cocktails, dinner, dance'.  My goal with this blog series is to help you imagine how your wedding could…
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Non-Traditional Wedding #3: Group Activity

As we navigate the inevitable changes to the wedding landscape forced by postponements due to the Covid-19 epidemic, there will invariably be weddings that can't happen on a Saturday, and won't follow the traditional structure of 'ceremony, cocktails, dinner, dance'.  My goal with this blog series is to help you imagine how your wedding could…
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Non-Traditional Wedding #2: Formal Friday

As we navigate the inevitable changes to the wedding landscape forced by postponements due to the Covid-19 epidemic, there will invariably be weddings that can't happen on a Saturday, and won't follow the traditional structure of 'ceremony, cocktails, dinner, dance'.  My goal with this blog series is to help you imagine how your wedding could…
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Non-Traditional Wedding #1: Carnival/Fun Fair

As we navigate the inevitable changes to the wedding landscape forced by postponements due to the Covid-19 epidemic, there will invariably be weddings that can't happen on a Saturday, and won't follow the traditional structure of 'ceremony, cocktails, dinner, dance'.  My goal with this blog series is to help you imagine how your wedding could…
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