handpies copy Appetizer Ideas for Bridal Showers and Weddings

Planning to take your wedding photos in between the ceremony and reception?  It often takes longer than planned. So, keep your guests happy with a selection of appetizers while they wait for you to make your first appearance at the... Read More

hot buttered copy Holiday Drinks for Your Winter Party

Nothing says “Happy Christmas” to me quite like holiday cocktails.  So, I have brought you a round-up of fabulous beverages from hot buttered rums to mulled wine! A Dark and Stormy is a fun beverage for a Christmas party–chilly enough... Read More

huges_fates_jen_lynne_photography_jenlynnephotographybrookandtim1135_low 5 Traditions You Can Skip, and 5 You Cannot

Sometimes there is a fine line between wanting to personalize your event and totally breaking an etiquette rule. Here are 5 traditions you should feel free to omit or personalize, and 5 that are better off staying put. You can... Read More

brunch-reception What Do You Want to Serve at Your Reception?

So you’re planning your wedding. And you know you want a white dress. And a church. Or maybe an outdoor mountain vista. But when you get to the reception, your thoughts and ideas are just a little bit hazier. In... Read More

gbg-plants Green Bride Guide Shows Us Air Plant Centerpieces

Are you looking for a unique eco- friendly centerpiece? Instead of traditional flowers, consider air plants.   Tillandsias naturally grow on trees in humid and tropical climates so they will require little maintenance in the days leading up to your... Read More

engagement-couple-walking-apple-orchard-81469 Wedding Bouquet Toss Ideas

A list of reasons why you may want to skip or alter the bouquet toss, and solutions: It's an antiquated tradition that either you or your friends find mildly offensive.  The idea that every single woman is desperately on the... Read More

The Exit

As receptions and traditions become less formal, gone are the days where there has to be an elaborate departure for the bride and groom. Often, the couple is partying alongside their friends and family until the wee hours of the... Read More

bride-white-flowers-tan-sash-22501 Deciding to Invite Children

The debate over whether or not to invite children can be a difficult one, especially if a large number of your potential guests have children. Many factors can play into your decision, such as the level of formality at your... Read More

newlyweds-nyc-hotel-82995 Small or Large Wedding?

Choose a small wedding if: You have a very small budget and can only afford a very basic ceremony and reception. You only have a small group of friends and family. In the Facebook age, we seem to think that... Read More