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May Day – What is it?
Happy May Day! Are you asking yourself what is May Day? May Day historically marks the true half of the year and was celebrated with a festival including fire to mark the divide from light to dark. As time went along, the festival started including the may pole, dancing and flowers. Around the 19th Century, […]
The Yeah or Nay of hiring a Day of Coordinator, Wedding Management or Full Service Wedding Planner
So you and your fiance have just gotten engaged. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! This is going to be a very exciting time in your life. Once you have told your parents, the next thing you should do is hire a wedding planner. Whether you have an unlimited budget or a tight budget you should hire a wedding planner. […]
Marriage License Tips
So you are engaged and happily planning your wedding. When is the best time to get your marriage license? Where do you go to receive your license? What do you need to bring with you to get your license? So many questions and I have answers for you. Let’s chat through the steps. Where do […]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day
In Ireland, the Irish have celebrated St. Patrick’s Day as a religious holiday for over a thousand years. This holiday falls during the Lenten period. Most families would attend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon by taking a break from Lenten prohibitions – eat meat, dance and drink. The first parade did […]
Let’s talk about the dress
Let’s talk about the dress, baby. Are you thinking of the Salt n’ Pepa song? That’s what popped into my head. Anyways you have found your love and are engaged! Congratulations!!! Typically we start thinking about what we are going to wear before we have even told family and friends or finalized our date. What […]
MLK Day – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
“This is not a black holiday; it is a people’s holiday,” said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law on Nov. 2, 1983. But in the complicated history of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, it has only recently been a holiday for all the people, all the time.
Cocktail, Mocktail or both?
Looking for a different way to make a splash during your cocktail hour and reception? One way to kick it up a notch is to have fabulous drinks at your gathering. There are different drink/bar options that you can offer at your wedding or event. Top things people will remember and talk negatively about is […]
Rock, Paper Scissor
Save the Date and The Wedding Invitation Suite You were asked by a special person and you said “Yes!” to that special person. How do you let your family and close friends know that you said yes and a date has been selected? Design a save the date and wedding invitation suite to make your […]
How to tie a bow tie Ah the bow tie, is more of a style than an accent. It has gone from being for the suave, debonair men to a slightly quirky guy now to a retro hipster cool guy. Doesn’t the image below remind you of a young Bill Nye the Science Guy? I […]
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