Now that the holidays are over and Valentine’s Day is almost here, many lucky ladies out there will find themselves engaged! Tempting for all you new brides to be to run out and buy every wedding magazine you can find . . . purchase your four-inch thick planning notebook . . . and shop for

“Reality” vs. Reality

Okay, I admit it! I am a wedding planner and all those reality television shows that chronicle those in this profession . . . ? I watch them all. Yup! From My Fair Wedding to Platinum Weddings, and when I’m in the mood for a chuckle, even Bridezillas. I must admit that even though I
Planning a wedding is a huge undertaking. Sometimes the greatest challenge is knowing where and how to begin. This tip really should be number one because it’s a simple way to get started planning a beautiful yet affordable wedding. All you’ll need is a piece of paper, a pencil and your fiancé (IF you value
If you’re in the process of planning your wedding or another event, I don’t have to tell you that there is no shortage of vendors in any given area.How do you determine which one is best for you? Of course, with budget being such a large factor for most, it is tempting to compare vendors

Think small to save BIG

In today’s economy, I meet with more and more couples who are struggling to plan their dream weddings and not break the bank. Although I am always full of tips on how to multipurpose items or create inexpensive “DIY” decor, the bottom line is that the best way to lower your cost is to downsize
I read an interesting statistic today from The Wedding Report. Apparently 81% of wedding couples procure photography services for their big day; while only 37% of couples seek the service of a videographer; a disturbing statistic I’d say. I happen to think that videography is one of the most underestimated and overlooked wedding services of