Gratuity Guide: Navigating Tipping Etiquette for your Wedding Day

As a wedding planner, one of the most frequently asked questions I receive from my clients is about tipping vendors on their wedding day. Tipping is a common practice in the wedding industry, but knowing who to tip and how much can be confusing for many couples. In this blog post, I will break down…

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12 Things a Bride Can Ask Her Bridesmaids/men for Help in Planning her Wedding

Planning a wedding can be an exciting yet overwhelming process. Luckily, bridesmaids and bridesmen are there to lend a helping hand. From choosing the perfect dress to managing logistics, bridesmaids can play a vital role in making the wedding planning journey a memorable one. In this blog, we will explore 12 essential tasks a bride…

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9 Things You DO NOT Need at your Wedding

Planning a wedding can be both exciting and overwhelming.  With so many details to consider, it’s important to make choices that reflect your personal style and priorities. As an experienced wedding planner, I’ve come across numerous items that can easily be skipped to streamline your wedding preparations, save on your energy and more importantly reduce…

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A Geordie Love Affair: A Dreamy Gay Wedding in Bordeaux

Love knows no boundaries, and when it comes to celebrating love, the destination becomes just as important as the couple itself.  This summer I organized a recent heartwarming event, a Geordie lesbian couple embarking on an unforgettable journey to a Château de Seguin, in the picturesque region of Bordeaux, France, to exchange their vows.  This…

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17 Things Brides and Grooms Wished They Knew When Planning Their Wedding

Planning a wedding is an exciting and memorable experience, but it can also be overwhelming and filled with unexpected challenges. As someone who has gone through the process many times with his clients, I understand the importance of hindsight and the valuable lessons learned along the way.  In this blog post, I’ll share seventeen things…

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10 Things Brides Regret Not Doing at their Wedding

Your wedding day is a whirlwind of emotions and unforgettable moments. As a bride, you want to look back on this special day with joy and contentment, knowing that you made the most of every opportunity. To help you avoid any post-wedding regrets, I’ve compiled a list of ten things that brides often wish they…

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The Modern-Day Bridal Shower:

The long-standing tradition of the bridal shower takes its roots in 16th-century Holland. Back in the day, a bridal shower was held in lieu of providing a dowry. Guests would “shower” the bride-to-be with gifts to take into the marriage, thus providing her with assets to bring into her union. This practice was common when…

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How to Choose the Right Lingerie for your Wedding Day

It goes without saying that on your wedding day when it comes to lingerie, your everyday t-shirt and bra won’t do!  Whether you’re draped in tulle or seductively slipping into silk, the right undergarments lay the foundation for a flawless outfit reveal.  Since your wedding day is made up of multiple activities, sometimes taking place…

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