Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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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To Tip or Not to Tip?

As a wedding planner, I get this question A. LOT. Like, every week, multiple times. Thing is, there's no real answer, unfortunately.  In Canada (because we're so gosh darn polite), we don't like to have open conversations about this kind of thing, and everyone is kind of wishy-washy about it.  With a few exceptions, of…
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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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