Elevate Your Cake Game and Create a Cherished Keepsake! [3 minute read]
Let’s talk about one of the most underrated aspects of wedding planning: the cake topper. You might be thinking, “Who cares about a tiny thing perched on a cake?” Well, let me tell you, my fabulous friends, that a wedding cake topper can be so much more than … Read More »
Tolerance — respecting human dignity — seems like a particularly timely topic. Is it that people are allowing religion to do more of their thinking for them? Has our educational system failed too? How can I continue to model tolerance for our son and do my part to help create a more inclusive society? When confronted … Read More »
June is for celebrating marriage, fathers & PRIDE
We originally posted June is for Celebrating in 2017 – sure feels a life time ago. Not long after the 2015 Supreme Court marriage equality ruling, David and I began to wonder if a business like ours — built on a commitment to not just marriage equality, but basic equal rights and … Read More »
Men as Bridesmaids, Women as Groomsmen – and what about that Man of Honor!
As more newly engaged couples, gay and straight, involve friends and family members in their weddings in more creative and personal ways, they are redefining traditional gender-based bridesmaids & groomsmen roles. Welcome to the I Do Crew!
[And really, why can’t brides and grooms have their BFF’s … Read More »
Featured image: Clark Tibbs | Unsplash
Going the extra mile & the awesome power of making a difference.
Wedding season is in full swing. Feels like a good time to pause and take a breath.
This is a shout out to our fellow wedding pro’s everywhere and to the brides & grooms who have hired you as their wedding planner, … Read More »
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” -Dr. Suess
We all know Dr. Suess is right, we just don’t necessarily act on this knowing, especially when in the midst of wedding planning. And while beautiful wedding day photos and a professionally edited video are wonderful to look back on too, they do … Read More »
Featured Image: Kellie Pickler, Steve Harvey & Lance Bass on Celebrity Family Feud
With 2018 wedding planning here, it is worth spending a moment considering WeddingWire’s 2017 survey results about what wedding guests consider most and least important. It is your wedding, and you (and maybe your parents and future in-laws) are paying an average of over $35,000 for your… Read More »
Tired of the SEO-optimized click-bait titles and bored by breathless Black Friday pre-sale announcements?
Add in 24/7 race-to-the-bottom political news and it’s tempting to just give-in to the sky-is-falling-so-might-as-well-get-used-to-it voice in my head and trudge silently toward December. Tempting, but that’s an excuse to not do this Thanksgiving post I’ve committed to. And I absolutely believe in Yoda’s … Read More »
There are way too many party favors. [We feel your pain every day]. Determining good value for the money is difficult, and even some of the better known industry names have wide variances in the quality of their products (we will not mention names). And while some couples choose to go DIY, skill levels vary (!) and not everyone has … Read More »
David and I do not believe that you need to have any particular thing / ritual / color or song for your wedding. We do believe that whatever you do decide to include and however you decide to express yourselves through your wedding and reception, you ought to be able to do it with class, with style, with confidence … Read More »