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Holiday Date Ideas

Let’s face it, weddings are expensive. At the beginning of any engagement, couples can get caught up in fantasizing about all of the elements they want in their wedding. But then, they see the price tag… During this time of expenses, it is easy to hold on tight to the wallet for other activities. I…

Changing Your Last Name

Some quick pointers when taking your partner's name

After your wedding, you may decide to take the last name of your partner…but how does this process even begin? First, it is not nearly as daunting as many think. Let’s begin by throwing out a common myth: No, you do not need a lawyer! There are several name change services out there that make…

Adding Substance To Your Ceremony

Some tips to lengthen a short ceremony

Did you know, the average wedding ceremony (non mass/full religious service style) lasts on average approximately 7-15 minutes? Just let that set in for a second… You spend somewhere in the realm of $600-$2,000 on the church/chapel/venue; $300 on the Officiant; roughly $1,500 on bouquets/boutonnieres & floral decor; $400 on musicians; and even roughly $250…

Danielle & Diego

Friday, May 19, 2017

Diego & Danielle Costa-Giani are possibly one of the cutest, happiest, and most fun-loving couples you will ever meet. The moment Danielle sat down with us in our wedding studio, she spoke about how excited she was to marry the man of her dreams and move to Italy with him. How they met is a…

Southern Wedding Traditions 

Living in the south, well, it’s a lifestyle. We like our tea sweet, our chicken fried, and our football in the SEC (okay, maybe the ACC too, but that’s it!). Southern weddings bring a whole new twist to locations, style, drinks, decor, and a LOT of traditions… Burying the Bourbon One of my favorites! Folktales…

Military Weddings

A Wedding Planner Plans Her Own Military Wedding

There are many different types of weddings: from elopements, to interfaith weddings, to destination weddings, same-sex weddings, double weddings, you name it; each with their own loopholes, details and arrangements to be made before the big day. As a recently engaged wedding planner, I have just entered into the military wedding category, and let me…