An extensive list of wedding tips and advice covering etiquette, logistics, timelines and other wedding related information.

11 Things You Don’t Want To Forget When Planning A Wedding

2021-08-16T18:09:44-04:00August 18, 2021|

One question that I hear often during the wedding planning process is, “What are we forgetting?” This is such a great question, especially if you’ve been planning your wedding for a while. These 11 little things can make a really big difference in your wedding day by helping the day flow a little be [...]

What Is Wedding Management?

2021-07-21T17:35:38-04:00July 21, 2021|

You’re in the thick of wedding planning, and realizing you need some help. You and your partner want to be more involved in your planning process, but who is going to make sure all of the pieces of the puzzle come together? On your wedding day, while getting ready to marry your person, you definitel [...]

Common Questions about Hotel Room Blocks

2021-06-14T14:55:11-04:00June 16, 2021|

When the task of “secure hotel room blocks” pops up on your wedding planning checklist, it can feel like an incredibly daunting task. You want your guests to be able to comfortably celebrate with you, knowing that they have somewhere to get ready (if needed) and somewhere to sleep after the party – [...]

What To Include On Your Wedding Website

2021-05-12T14:13:29-04:00May 12, 2021|

It has become more and more common to have a wedding website. And honestly? Having a wedding website makes things SO much easier for everyone. You save your sanity by making one link that’s easy to share. And your guests get the answers to the questions they have about your wedding. Win - win! Okay [...]

How to Determine and Track Your Wedding Budget

2021-05-12T14:14:39-04:00April 21, 2021|

Truth is, almost every aspect of your wedding will be affected by your overall budget. If you don’t know what that budget is, every decision you make will be more stressful than the last.  And guess what? It doesn’t matter what your budget is. As long as it’s realistic to the expectations you have. [...]

Wedding Podcast News: “Best Of” Feature on Brides.com and Two Must-Listen Podcast Interviews

2021-05-12T14:14:54-04:00March 10, 2021|

One of my favorite ways to share the knowledge I’ve gained as a wedding planner with as many couples as possible is through co-hosting the Put A Ring On It Podcast - it’s a great listen for anyone planning a wedding that wants insider knowledge and straightforward, sensible wedding advice.  My co-ho [...]

7 Steps to Build Your Own Processional

2021-02-08T19:18:34-05:00February 10, 2021|

SPOILER ALERT: There is no one “right” or “wrong” way for you and your VIPs to enter for your ceremony. But building your own processional can be a confusing process if you’re tasked with creating it yourselves. If you’re getting married in a church or incorporating a lot of religious or cultural el [...]

Five Steps To Start Planning Your Wedding

2021-04-28T10:03:08-04:00November 20, 2020|

OMG You’re engaged!!!!! Take a breath and let that set in... (This is exciting - remember to breathe!) Ok, now what? Once you’ve told everyone who matters, whether it’s just a phone call to Dad or posting the ultimate ring selfie… it’s time to take a deep breath and dip your toe into the planning w [...]

Nine Common Wedding Planning Regrets

2021-04-28T10:10:31-04:00September 18, 2020|

As a wedding planner, it’s my job (my super awesome job that I love) to be aware of the common regrets of our time, and make you aware of them. I don’t necessarily believe in “regrets”, but weddings are often once-in-a-lifetime events. The more we can learn from what others have learned – why not h [...]

Need to purchase alcohol for your wedding? Start here.

2020-12-27T02:48:11-05:00August 14, 2020|

Planning the alcohol for your wedding may feel like a big deal. No one wants to run out of alcohol, but you also don’t want to spend a ton of extra money either. You want to respect the budget, but you also want to have a good time. Feel like you can’t have your wedding cake and eat it too? With a [...]

Going Small: Elopements, Mini-monies, and Microweddings

2021-04-07T10:26:22-04:00July 18, 2020|

So COVID-19 has really turned your wedding (and your life!) upside down. I am right there with you. We’ve all had to adjust and rethink so many things. Our brains are tired, and it’s ok to be upset about all that’s changing. When things get turned over and shaken up a bit, we have a unique opportuni [...]

Thinking about having a friend officiate your wedding?

2020-08-08T15:51:49-04:00May 1, 2020|

You make a LOT of decisions as a couple when you're planning your wedding. One of those decisions is WHO gets the honor of officiating your ceremony. If you're reading this and thinking:"We already know. We're asking a friend or family member to do it."... Well, I'm BEYOND happy that you've stumbled [...]

COVID-19: Should we send our wedding invitations or Save The Dates right now?

2020-05-07T11:41:56-04:00April 25, 2020|

Let me start by saying how incredibly sorry I am. This incredibly joyous time of your life is being affected by COVID-19. Yes, it's undeniably true that "it could always be worse". But it does not take away from the fact that this is a very difficult time to be planning a large-scale event (as if it [...]

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