Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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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How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

Hi all!  I'm coming to you today with a video - because pictures are worth 1000 words, so videos are worth 1 000 000, right?  If you're near the beginning of your planning process, you're likely starting to think about booking a photographer.  Here, I chat with my talented friend Erin from Woodgate Photography about…
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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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How to ACTUALLY make money on your Stag & Doe

Hi, and congratulations on your upcoming wedding!  In this day and age, where wedding budgets can reach the sky and beyond, it may be on your radar to have a stag & doe/buck & doe/jack & jill/whatever it's called in your region.  Basically, a stag & doe is a ticketed, fundraising event held before your…
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