Planning

Planning: Thinking Of A ‘Green’ Wedding?

Environmentally Friendly Strategies Abound Couples are ‘going green’ more and more these days, when planning weddings or arranging honeymoon travel that is eco-friendly. Environmentally friendly wedding planning strategies can include anything from Affordable Wedding Invitations created and delivered in digital format to creating and preparing DIY wedding invitations. From organic catering to renting hybrid limousines,
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Planning: Historical Wedding Traditions

Updated With Contemporary Style Many modern day wedding customs have roots that are centuries old, some dating back to Roman times. For example, the phrase “tie the knot” comes from a groom untying the bride’s girdle knots on their wedding night. Even though the girdles are long gone, the phrase remains, although signifying a different
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Planning: Guests that Keep on Giving

It seems like once you announce that you are getting married, friends and family come out of the woodwork offering up advice and their services. This is a wonderful but hectic time in your life so, yes you do need all the help you can get. However, you may be wondering if you can really
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Planning: Wedding Planning – Part 4

Here is some wedding planning advice in regards to your wedding timeline from The American Wedding. Your Timeline This is probably the hardest part of wedding planning altogether. It may even beat out the tightest budget. The reason being, things take time, especially things like: renting a banquet hall, marriage counseling, choosing and ordering your
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Planning: Wedding Planning – Part 3

Here is some wedding planning advice in regards to your wedding party from The American Wedding. Your Wedding Party It would be wonderful if you could include all of your sorority sisters and all of your cousins. It’s terrific that you have such a strong support group and love and are loved by so many
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Planning: Wedding Planning – Part 2

Here is some wedding planning advice in regards to your wedding vision. Your Vision Something you may not realize as a bride with the perfect wedding planned in your head is that if you do not project this idea into the outward world, your vision won’t come true. This is not to discourage you from
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Budget: Wedding Planning – Part 1

Let us begin by saying that ultimately this is your day and the most important thing is that you are marrying the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. If the flowers aren’t in full bloom and your bridesmaids don’t all have matching shoes, please don’t let it get to you.
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Planning: Choosing Your Wedding Vendors

Choosing your wedding vendors- How to make wise decisions and be confident with those decisions. You already know to choose vendors that you like and who can accommodate your needs. Here are a few other guidelines you may not have considered or that may have slipped your mind. Check their references. Don’t just look at
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Planning: Choosing the Wedding Date and Time

The wedding and the events leading up to the ceremony are steeped in ancient traditions. The month and day of a bride’s wedding was considered a very important decision. Many followed this rhyme when choosing their wedding month: Marry when the year is new, he’ll be loving, kind and true. When February birds do mate,
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Budget: 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Cake

1. Consider purchasing your cake from a non-commercial baker who works out of his or her home. 2. Consider buying your cake from a culinary school. If students are baking and decorating wedding cakes as part of their curriculum, you may be able to get a really great deal on a cake. 3. Keep decorations
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