Hiring Friends and Family as Vendors – When to Take Advantage and When to Say No Way!

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!

Guest Phone Use During Your Ceremony (And How to Breathe Through It)

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)

Getting Married Before Your “Wedding” – Yay or Nay?

              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?

The Time of Their Lives – Creating A Personalized Experience For Your Guests

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

Wedding Transportation – What Should I Consider?

In case you haven’t noticed, the couple riding off into the sunset with cans and a “just married” sign tied to the back of their car has pretty much died off – sorry guys. However, there are lots of other great options that exist as far as wedding transportation goes that you should consider. But … More Wedding Transportation – What Should I Consider?