Category: Budgets

  • Happy Birthday & You’re Engaged, Now What?

    “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. […]

  • MEET … Karen Coleman-Ostrov, Travel Advisor

    A honeymoon is one of the most important vacations you’ll take with your significant other, but surprisingly, it’s often the last thing on a couple’s list when it comes to wedding planning. There may be many reasons why this happens, but a couple comes to mind, such as the need to budget funds or the […]

  • April 2020 – CV 19 bringing families together

      Well, what a difference a month makes.  Who knew life as we knew it would come to such a halt.  Corona Virus, Covid 19 came and hit hard.  It has been really hard on the wedding and event industry.  I feel for the clients that had to postpone their special day/celebration and I also […]

  • St. Patrick at a wedding?

    In Ireland, the Irish have celebrated St. Patrick’s Day as a religious holiday for over a thousand years. The man known as St. Patrick heard voices in the wind calling him to come to Ireland. He had been captured and enslaved in Ireland. He was forced to herd sheep on Mount Slemish in County Antrim. […]

  • Photo or Video?

    Pros and cons for photography and/or videography for your next event.

  • Wedding Planner vs. Venue Coordinator

    Do you know the difference between a “wedding planner” and a “venue coordinator”? Did you know they aren’t the same?

  • Colleen Tea & Fashion Show Fundraiser

    Do you or your daughter’s have any Irish ancestry? If the answer is yes, than you or your daughter can participate in one of the Arizona Colleen programs. The Arizona Colleen program, headed by Ann Niemann, are to help girls learn and take pride in their Irish heritage, learn poise, stage presence, and public speaking.

  • Yes, You Need to Hire an Event Planner

    How hiring a wedding/event planner can help you and your wallet.