If you are a newlywed, chances are you didn’t receive all the things on your Bridal registry, even if your shower guests were generous. Setting up a household takes time, and taking advantage of the biggest shopping day of the year is a great way to stock up on the things you still need. Black …

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wedding all inclusive

TRUE! More or Less… The free wedding package offered at an all-inclusive resort can be a great option for your destination wedding.  At most resorts, the free package is offered when you are staying on the property for a set amount of days in a certain room category. Now don’t get me wrong, the free …

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This National Garden Month, put your green thumb to work to add your own personal, floral touch to upcoming 2013 weddings. Whether it’s your own wedding or you’re tasked with floral responsibilities for a friend or family member’s wedding, growing your own flowers for this special day can save a fortune in florist fees. Brush …

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If you identify a destination with your dream wedding, there are some essential arrangements to do that are anything but normal. Whether walking the beach or visiting your favorite ski resort, the shoe might be one thing to make or break your day. When choosing your dress and all the accessories, consider the conditions of …

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  We’ve been encouraged by celebrity culture and slick advertising to spend more and more on our wedding days. According to recent surveys, the average cost of a wedding is nearly £21,000 ($32,000) compared to £600 ($900) in the 1960s – and that’s after the figures have been adjusted to account for inflation. Now, a …

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Save The Date Postcard

You have a vision of your wedding day. The dress: Strapless, princess, floor length, satin and tulle … baby pink. You want your dachshund, Oliver, as one of the groomsmen and you’d prefer salmon for dinner. You’d like a harp player that looks like a mermaid to play the ceremony and you want your Norwegian …

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At most wedding receptions you will find a table filled with accessories and information welcoming guests. A wedding guest book or guest book alternative, escort cards and favors are just some of the accessories you may find at the welcome table, but one must have accessory is a wedding card box holder.  A wedding card …

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Finding the ideal location for your wedding is one of the first, and most crucial, steps of wedding planning.  The venue sets the tone for the day, and can help enhance the event décor and ambiance.  It can often be difficult to merge your vision with the practicalities of planning a wedding, such as parking, …

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When it comes to life’s most stressful events, weddings are right up there with buying a property, the death of a relative and – ironically – divorce. The stress of achieving perfection on the big day can cause sleepless nights, provoke arguments and even break up relationships. Employing a third party to plan your wedding …

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A lot of time and money goes into a wedding and many cost conscious couples are eager to find ways to save dollars. Here are six suggestions on how to save money on wedding rentals. 1. Comparison Shop Rental Companies Depending on where you’re getting married you might have two or two dozen wedding rental …

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You may be planning your own DIY wedding – if so, you’ll be one of a growing number of brides looking to personalize their wedding and save some money in the process. But some brides (and grooms) can get in over their head trying to save a few bucks on every aspect of their wedding. …

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outdoor wedding decor

In our business (tent and party rental) we’re reasonably priced, but we’re not the cheapest in our area. We get a fair amount of  calls throughout the year that are simply price comparison calls—“Hi, can you tell me how much you charge for a 40×60 tent? Ok, thank you.” We appreciate that brides and grooms …

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wedding lighting ideas

By: Nora Foster For a fraction of the cost of extra flowers or more decorations you can make a spectacular statement, add elegance and excitement, and create an atmosphere that is truly memorable just by using lights. Lighting can be used to highlight your flowers and other decorations, as well as add color and drama …

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wedding venue ideas

By: Nora Foster Planning a wedding involves a number of decisions, but the biggest one you’ll face is deciding where to host the big day. Choosing a wedding location, specifically coming up with wedding venue ideas and deciding between indoor wedding venues or outdoor wedding is key to your sanity. The sooner you decide on your wedding …

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designer bridesmaid dresses

The wedding dress search can seem like the most difficult part of your style search, but finding  bridesmaids dresses can impose many more issues to take into account. Bridesmaid dress designers have lots of styles they create and it is very important that bridesmaid dress styles must be agreed upon by various girls of different shapes and …

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Sure, love is timeless, but why did your wedding and the celebration of that love insist on arriving at a time when the economy decided to take a hiatus?  Budgets are tight, and that big budget you always imagined needs to remain in savings in case of an emergency.   Unfortunately, I cannot give you advice …

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wedding budget

By Carrie Carter of T Carter Music Many women, prior to engagement, have a mental picture of their wedding day;  the flowers, the dress, the music, the location and finally…the man.  The minute we get engaged all those years of mental planning must now become reality.  What one thing is most often missing from all of …

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