August 16, 2017

Should You Do an Engagement Photo Shoot?

Many couples have approached me with the question of whether or not to book an engagement photo shoot. I give them the same advice that I’m going to give you. YES! You absolutely should! Here’s why:   Comfort Level It’s common to get a little nervous about being in front of a camera. To avoid getting nervous for wedding day photos, I always recommend my couples test the waters in front of a camera. By […]
August 8, 2017

Wedding Coordinator vs. Wedding Planner

Wedding Coordinator Will usually begin working on your wedding a month to two months before the wedding date Act as a liaison between you and your vendors Make sure everything is organized before the wedding date Create and manage a wedding day timeline Oversee set up Be a point of contact all day Wedding Planner Will usually begin working just after engagement but can also take over at any point Will coordinate for you or […]
August 1, 2017

Vendor Tipping Guide

  It’s already a given that you should provide a helpful review on Google or wherever else your vendor prefers, but when it comes to tipping, the etiquette is not always obvious. Check out our guide for tipping your vendors! Wedding Planner It’s not expected to tip your Wedding Planner, but if your planner did a great job, feel free to provide a tip of 10-20% or even a gift to thank them for all […]
July 25, 2017

5 Steps to your Wedding Seating Chart

  This might feel like one of the scariest tasks, but I promise it’s not that bad! Follow my 5 step guide to reduce as much stress as possible! 1. Categorize Split up your guests into different categories (eg. Brides family, Grooms Family, Work Friends, School Friends, etc.) 2. Visualize Use colour coded sticky notes and a floor plan 3. Relationships Be cautious of relationships – seat guests with groups of people they would be […]
July 18, 2017

Best Ways to Take Photos with Guests

When it comes to your wedding, everyone will want to get a photo with the newly weds! It can definitely be overwhelming and Start to feel like you’ll never get a break! I always recommend having some structure as to when you’ll take photos with guests, if it’s something that you are prioritizing. 1. Group Shots 2. Photo Booth   Visit us every Tuesday for more helpful advice and don’t forget to Like, Subscribe and […]
July 11, 2017

Top 5 Ways to Take Care of Out of Town Guests

  1. Save the Dates 2. Accommodations 3. Surprise Gift 4. Essentials 5. Time Together   Visit us every Tuesday for more helpful advice and don’t forget to Like, Subscribe and Comment! We would love to hear about your wedding plans! Contact us! We’d be more than happy to meet with you for some coffee and a free consultation!
July 4, 2017

What to Expect at a Food Tasting

Food tastings are an element of wedding planning that are usually a lot more fun than most vendor meetings! I always recommend couples turn their tasting into a date night. Go for a nice meal, maybe some drinks later and see where the night takes you. With so much going on and not knowing exactly what to expect, I thought I’d lay it all out. 1. Before the Tasting When you first booked your venue, you […]
June 27, 2017

First Look

For those who aren’t sure, a First Look is private moment for the happy couple to see each other for the first time before their ceremony. Although traditionally the first time a bride and groom sees each other is at their ceremony, the First Look is becoming more and more popular. Either way, there are definite pros and cons to both traditional and non-traditional options and I’ll give you my opinion as well! Seeing Each […]