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

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

2021-03-09T10:23:28-05:00March 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

2021-04-20T22:46:56-04:00November 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

2021-04-07T10:28:50-04:00September 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 [...]

When To Order Your Wedding Invitations (And Other Helpful Tips)

2020-04-25T08:38:42-04:00January 11, 2020|

"When should we order our wedding invitations?" is a question I often hear being asked as couples go through the planning process. Truth be told, there are a few variables that will affect when YOU specifically should start the process. Hopefully, I can walk you through it and make things as easy as [...]

Lessons of a Wedding Planner: 10 Key Things I Learned In The Last Decade

2020-09-03T15:15:19-04:00January 1, 2020|

I recently (and quietly) celebrated my ten-year journey of being a wedding planner. *Cue the confetti canons* While I've probably learned roughly 1,502,439 lessons along the way, I thought it would be a good opportunity to pick out the ten KEY lessons that truly helped me personally and professional [...]

Can I Afford To Hire A Wedding Planner?

2020-12-15T19:54:23-05:00May 24, 2019|

Having a wedding planner  used to be looked at as something that was only for celebrities and luxury weddings. If you were spending six or seven figures on your wedding, then yes, of course, it made sense that you would be investing in wedding planning services. Photo by Nina Lily Photography of Liz [...]

Microweddings – What they are and Why I love them

2019-02-15T13:38:22-05:00February 15, 2019|

Microweddings are one of the newer trends we're seeing hit the wedding industry and I have to tell you, I am so excited for them. By definition, "microweddings" are intimate weddings with roughly two to 30-or-so guests in attendance. Microweddings are the perfect hybrid between having a full-blown, [...]

Keeping a Healthy Wedding Mindset

2021-04-07T10:30:00-04:00January 18, 2019|

Since January is a big month for self-care and setting new goals for ourselves, I wanted to take a moment to remind you, dear reader, that wedding planning can be HARD. (Wait, did you need that reminder?) Ok, I mean wedding planning can be a lot of hard work and it's important to take care of yourse [...]

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