Life happens; people leave jobs and start new ones all the time. However, this doesn’t make it hurt any less when a vendor you’ve loved planning with lets you know that someone else is going to be taking over. Perhaps it’s your amazing venue coordinator, who’s answered all questions within 24 hours of receipt. Or … More How to Handle Vendor Contact Transitions
So you think you might want to hire a wedding planner. Or a day-of coordinator.. or a month-of coordinator? Or a designer? Or a producer? But you have a venue coordinator who will be on-site anyways, so do I really even need someone? I know, I know.. I’m lost too. Let’s break it down together. … More Wedding Coordination and Planning Services: What Each Means, What Is Covered, and Finding Your Fit
There may be a million reasons why you need to consider rentals for your event. Here are the biggies: 1) You’re at a non-traditional venue – your backyard, a brewery, a museum, or somewhere else that doesn’t host private events regularly and therefore does not maintain an inventory of essentials for you to pull from. … More Event Rentals 101: Costs, Considerations, and Lingo
Featured Photo: Tim Fitch Photography I’ve been working on writing a book for brides-to-be on my wedding planning experience, and whether or not that book ever happens, or my own blog happens, I need to share something with you immediately. Luckily for me, my dear friend/mentor/colleague has found a way for me to flex my … More Say Yes to the Dress! But then..
So your aunt is a florist, or your cousin plays the violin. Maybe you work at a new restaurant that wants to get into catering, or you have a friend dabbling with wedding photography. If you’re planning a wedding and have a need for any of these items, you might be ready to make that … More Hiring Friends and Family as Vendors – When to Take Advantage and When to Say No Way!
You’ve said yes! Or popped the question! Or both! You and your betrothed have shared the news with everyone and already gotten way too much marriage advice. You’ve found the perfect wedding planner that just gets you (hint, hint) and the next decision to make is a big one – where is this all happening? … More The Truth About Backyard Weddings
Photo by: Audre Rae Photography 2018 is the year of the purge. People are downsizing their possessions, workload, and relationships in favor of less clutter and more happiness. Since weddings trend along with lifestyle, why should they be any different? A handful of our HUE couples this past year chose to have minimal to no … More No Wedding Party? No Problem!
Guest Post by Loni Farmer An interesting topic that has come up more than once is a couple asking how to politely ask guests to not use their cellphones during the ceremony in a way that actually makes them not use their cellphones during the ceremony. Photo Credit: Thomas Stewart Photography You just paid over … More Guest Phone Use During Your Ceremony (And How to Breathe Through It)
I’m going to start this week by sharing a lesson of how I became Sarah Davidson. My husband and I were legally married in May of 2013 at a resort in Mexico with a ceremony and dinner of about 25 people. In November of that year, we threw an entire additional wedding in our … More Getting Married Before Your “Wedding” – Yay or Nay?
I recently read an interesting statistic from The Knot 2015 Real Weddings Study. While the average guest count at weddings is generally going down, overall spending is going up. The current average spent per guest is $237, up from $194 in 2009. One of the major reasons this is happening is because couples are trying … More The Time of Their Lives – Creating A Personalized Experience For Your Guests