Burying the Bourbon: An Interesting Wedding Tradition, To Say The Least

2018-10-02T12:28:21-04:00October 2, 2018|

A few months ago, we celebrated Amy and Joe's Brookside Country Club wedding on a lovely spring day in the Lehigh Valley. Alison Conklin Photography was there to capture every amazing moment, including when our bride and groom "unburied" their bottle of bourbon. "Why did they do this?" you might ask [...]

How To: 5 Event Details That Will Make A Big Impact

2020-10-20T15:26:31-04:00March 22, 2018|

As a wedding planner, I believe there are ways to incorporate details into your day that will make a big impact with your guests and add to the overall experience of your event. Some are small and inexpensive and others are a bit bigger, but all of these items can be done to some capacity on most we [...]

Venue Coordinators vs. Wedding Coordinators: There IS a difference

2018-03-07T14:38:00-05:00March 7, 2018|

There is a common misconception that if your wedding venue provides a venue coordinator, then you do not need to hire you own wedding coordinator. Well, in 95% of cases, I have to say that this is false. A venue coordinator is the NOT the same as a wedding coordinator. photo by Brian and Jessica Pho [...]

Foxblossom Co.: An amazing option for luxury gift giving

2018-01-24T19:31:22-05:00January 24, 2018|

One of my amazing brides recently asked her closest and dearest friends and family members to be her bridesmaids for her upcoming wedding. When she shared with me the site she used to ask, I just knew I had to share! Folks, meet Foxblossom. According to their website, Foxblossom Co. began in 2012 as [...]

DPNAK Receives Two More Wedding Planning Awards!

2018-01-12T14:14:37-05:00January 12, 2018|

Since 2009, I've been working hard in the wedding industry to achieve the best-of-the-best results for my clients. With over 76 five-star reviews from past couples, I'm honored to announce that DPNAK Weddings has recently received more two wedding planning awards from big names like The Knot and Wed [...]

What To Wear: The Morning Of Your Wedding

2018-10-04T11:42:15-04:00November 30, 2017|

I'm willing to bet that you're putting a LOT of thought into what you're going to be wearing on your wedding day. But chances are, you might not have considered what you're going to be wearing BEFORE jumping into that outfit. And while you're more than welcome to wear whatever feels most "you" on yo [...]

Hotel du Village Wedding – Kim and Mike

2017-09-16T09:15:28-04:00September 20, 2017|

Kim and Mike came to me just a few weeks before Laura and Anoop and had their Hotel du Village wedding just two weeks after. I mostly worked with the Mother of the Bride, but we had a great time bringing all of the beautiful details together for this wedding. It was SUCH a pleasure working with Hila [...]

Hotel du Village Wedding – Laura and Anoop

2017-09-15T11:36:36-04:00September 15, 2017|

Laura and Anoop contacted me in March of this year to ask if they were positively crazy to try and plan a Hotel du Village wedding for June of the same year. Of course, I said "Heck no!" and we immediately hit it off and began rolling on their wedding plans. Because I'm now absolutely positive that [...]

DPNAK listed among “World’s Top Wedding Planners” in Destination Weddings and Honeymoons Magazine

2018-10-04T11:40:43-04:00June 28, 2017|

I'm not quite sure that I can put into words how honored I am to be listed as one of Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Magazine's "World's Top Wedding Planners". The list contains some amazing planners, like Colin Cowie, and I'm humbled to be the only planner from Pennsylvania listed and one of onl [...]

Wedding Vendor Tips: An Easy Guide of Who To Tip, How Much and When

2018-04-04T20:30:52-04:00June 21, 2017|

Figuring our your wedding vendor tips will be one of the last to-do's on your wedding planning checklist, but a tricky task to figure out nonetheless. Use this Wedding Vendor Tips guide to determine who you need to tip, how much and when you should give them a tip. Complete with some helpful, expert [...]

Lake House Inn Wedding: Kelli and Jason with Femina Photo

2017-08-25T14:06:53-04:00June 14, 2017|

Kelli and Jason's Lake House Inn wedding took place in May 2017 and Femina Photo was there to capture the day beautifully. The Lake House Inn is located on seven-mile long, Lake Nockamixon, and is surrounded by 6000 acres of state park, providing a magnificent lakefront setting with massive indoor a [...]

Q&A: When should the wedding party arrive to the church?

2017-05-16T19:50:56-04:00May 16, 2017|

Here's a question I hear A LOT: "When should our wedding party arrive to the church/ceremony site?" For simplicity purposes, I'm going to assume that this timeline does not include time for pictures at the ceremony site before it begins. If you are doing photos prior to, be sure to adjust accordingl [...]

Introducing: Do Amore, An ethical wedding and engagement ring company

2017-04-10T20:43:19-04:00April 12, 2017|

Introducing... Do Amore​, the direct-to-consumer wedding ring company offering ethically-sourced, handcrafted engagement and wedding rings, officially launched yesterday. Every ring is made in the USA from recycled precious metals, as well as diamonds and gemstones that are conflict-free. Do Amore i [...]

Bethlehem Wedding: Samantha and Chuck’s Beautiful Fall Day

2016-12-28T09:36:36-05:00February 8, 2017|

Samantha and Chuck's Bethlehem wedding took place in late-October 2016 and it was truly a perfect day. For the DPNAK team, this wedding was extra special as the blushing bride was one of our own. And, for me, when the couple is a close friend, the pressure is REALLY on to have all the stars align ju [...]

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