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perfect venue

It’s official, you are getting married! Now it is time to start planning, but where should you even start? You simply cannot have a perfect wedding without the absolute perfect venue to host the event. This is why it is so important to select a wedding venue that has all the crucial factors you are looking for.  If you dream of an at-home wedding or a lovely destination wedding, selecting a location and the perfect venue...

wedding march

There are many Western wedding traditions that are still going strong from the olden days, like the classic white wedding dress, wearing a ring on your left hand, or cutting the wedding cake. Along with these traditions comes a very well known one that is often overlooked in the planning process: the wedding march.  You have most likely heard of the wedding march plenty of times before, but there are many unique factors that come from...

wedding cocktail hour ideas

After the vows have been said and the rings have been exchanged, it is now time to celebrate your everlasting love! The best way to ease into the celebration is a wedding cocktail hour. The wedding cocktail hour helps transition from your special ceremony to a larger soiree. You’ll want to make sure that you do it the right way so your guests can enjoy themselves prior to kicking up the celebration.  The wedding cocktail hour...

valentine's day marriage

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is the one time of the year when loud proclamations of love are celebrated across restaurants, social media, and in the eyes of a man who is walking back from work with a giant bouquet of beautiful flowers for his love. Most people believe that Valentine’s Day is a day to reconnect and celebrate their relationship, which is why Valentine’s Day marriage is perfect. It isn’t cringy or overdone. It is...

the perfect wedding ring

Before you plan the perfect wedding, you’ve got to plan the perfect way to show your commitment to one another. The classic symbol of that commitment is the ring. Finding and wearing the perfect wedding rings will fill you both with warm feelings every time you look at them. It’s a huge purchase and one that you want to make with as much information as possible. Choosing the perfect engagement ring isn’t a particularly tough task,...

wedding first dance

The first dance, something that is either highly romanticized with visions of floating around the room with your true love or something that is highly dreaded for the possible awkward dance moves in the spotlight. It doesn’t really matter if you are a professional dancer or not. There are a couple of things you can do to ensure that your wedding first dance will go perfectly.  Everyone wants a flawless and fun first dance on their...

bridesmaids duties

When we’re asked to be members of a wedding party for the first time, it can feel a little daunting. It’s exciting, for sure, but what does it mean to be in the wedding party? What does a bridesmaid do? How do bridesmaids duties differ from that of the maid of honor?  Each bride is unique and may have unique expectations when it comes to her wedding party, but there are time honored traditions for bridesmaids...

Wedding music

Weddings have a lot of moving parts. We’ve got to coordinate the venue, the guests, the food, the decor, as well as all the details that make the day feel thoughtfully crafted. There are a lot of things to take care of when planning a wedding, but few of them dictate the direction of the ceremony and reception, like the choices we make with our wedding music. Let’s look at the must-haves. Of course, we want...

thanksgiving wedding ideas

Fall images easily pop into mind, speaking of cozy chic and lush romance. Crisp air. Reds, golds, and oranges against an autumn blue sky. A perfect setting for the perfect wedding. Whether you’re looking for Thanksgiving wedding ideas or to turn an ordinary autumn day into an extraordinary one, we have suggestions to create a fall wedding that you’ll remember through every season to come. Seasonally Inspired It isn’t difficult to pinpoint what makes an autumn wedding...

bachelorette party ideas

The most successful bachelorette parties focus on what the bride loves most. Keep in mind, this party is to celebrate her last few months, weeks, or days as a single woman.  Party the night away at the swankiest club, or have a relaxing camping trip with her best friends. Just be sure to celebrate her favorite way! Here’s a list of bachelorette party favors, decorations, games, and activity ideas to help you host the perfect bachelorette...