Tips from a Wedding Planner - Pros and Cons of a First Look

August 13, 2018

To have a first look or to not...that is the question. Figuring out if you want to do a first look or not is a big decision. And both logic and emotion will have to go into the decision. Keep reading for some pros and cons of having a first look.

First, what is a first look? One of the biggest trends is having a first look, which means creating a special way for the groom to see his bride before the ceremony. Tradition is of course that the first time anyone sees the bride is when she is walking down the aisle, but now we are seeing a lot of couples opt to have a special moment before the ceremony.

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Tips from a Wedding Planner - Wedding Day Emergency Kit Must Haves

May 29, 2018

Prepare for the unexpected! Having an emergency kit for your wedding day will provide you the ability to be your own problem solver. Remember, you are most likely not getting ready at your house so you will not have the everyday comforts and help as easily accessible as you normally would. Pack a "go-bag" a few weeks before your wedding a bit of piece of mind!

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Tips from a Wedding Planner - Bridal Party Games that aren't Lame

May 17, 2018

Bridal party games can be a total hit or miss. The first step in creating a bridal party game hit is to make sure you have an honest idea of the crowd you will have. If it is a crowd that might not know each other too well, avoid group games and focus more on the games that can be done off to the side. If the crowd has all been friends for years and year, look to add more competitive fun bridal party games to get that bridal party game hit! Keep reading for bridal party games that aren't lame!


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Tips from a Wedding Planner - DC Themed Wedding Favors

April 18, 2018

Keeping to a theme is one of my favorite parts of being a wedding planner. Keep reading for ideas to keep your Washington DC theme throughout your wedding favors!

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Wedding Planning Tips - Planning your Honeymoon

February 21, 2018

One overlooked wedding planning tips are to start planning your honeymoon when you begin planning your wedding. That way, you have plenty of time to prepare everything you need, and it shouldn't get to an overwhelming state. Keep reading for a step by step to prepare you for your honeymoon planning.


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Tips from a Wedding Planner - Washington DC Wedding Guide

January 25, 2018

Washington, DC is a popular destination for weddings, and rightfully so, it is a dream to get married in the nation's capital! You can get married in all seasons; the venues are unique, the marriage license is a breeze to obtain, to name a few perks. Keep reading below for our Washing, DC wedding planning guide, and tips! 



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Engagement Party Etiquette

December 20, 2017

We always get a ton of questions about engagement parties and proper engagement party etiquette. Now that we are in engagement season, we are here to help with all of your questions! Keep reading to learn more about the gift-giving etiquette, who should throw the engagement party and other tips. 

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