Tag Archives: wedding planning

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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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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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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Don’t do this at your wedding. . .

There are a whole lot of informative posts out there that are chock full of what you should do on your wedding day.  There are fewer advising you what NOT to do.  Well, friend, read on for a planner's take on things to avoid on the day.  Don't:  Spend the whole reception mingling sans spouse. …
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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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