August 1, 2020

Hiring a wedding planner will make fulfilling your destination wedding dreams a breeze! Your destination wedding planner will guide you through the many details easing your stress and offering valuable advice along the way. The best ones will come with years of experie...

July 1, 2020

Should you go with a natural look or totally glam? Either way, here are some tips and things to consider that we hope will inspire your wedding day look.

 Photo: Madison Perry Photography

When and where are you getting married?

If you have reached this point of your plann...

June 1, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gatherings of 50 persons or less are recommended and federal guidelines propose no more than 10 persons. What does this mean for weddings after COVID?

As states are beginning to reopen, weddings are changing....

February 1, 2019

During this Black History Month, there are so many accomplishments and achievements and just overall strides that I could mention, but of course this is a wedding blog, so I want to talk about African American wedding traditions.

Of course, there is the universally know...

April 21, 2018

A couple things to think about when choosing a serving style:

What time will your reception start? 

If your reception will begin before 4 PM, dinner may not be necessary. In this case, you might decide to serve brunch or heavy hors d'oeuvres instead. On the flip side, if...

April 7, 2018

  1. How many people can this location accommodate for a seated dinner and dance floor?

  2. What is the rental fee and what is included in that price? Is there a discount for booking an off-season date or Sunday through Friday?

  3. How much is the deposit, when is it...

March 24, 2018

The best gratuity for any wedding vendor is a good review! However if you believe your vendors went above and beyond, here is a cheat sheet to tipping your wedding vendors.

Expected Gratuity

~ Hairstylist and Makeup Artist (Expected) - 15-25%

~ Delivery and Setup Staff (E...

March 10, 2018

Step1: You and you spouse have to come TOGETHER and file a written application with the probate court in your county.

  • All applicants are required to provide their social security cards

  • Applicants under the age of 25 are required to provided one piece of identif...

February 24, 2018

Showcasing a portrait of the bride at the reception is a classic southern wedding tradition. If you have it in your plans to keep this custom alive for your wedding day there are a few things to keep mind while you prep. For example, it’s a pretty good idea to schedule...