Category: Planning


Weeknight Weddings

If you are looking for a way to trim some of the cost of a having a wedding, consider choosing a weeknight rather than a Friday or Saturday. You will definitely save money with vendors, such as caterers and photographers, who are typically booked solid on weekends and are therefore able to charge a great

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Getting Organized with GetMarried

I recently discovered and had to share this with you… the website has a TON of great information and if you can get past all the advertisements, there are plenty of tools to help you plan your wedding from start to finish!  


Here are some great DIY ideas for save-the-dates, invitations, thank you notes and favors in a series of helpful videos: Search for “wedding” on MonkeySee and find lots of other useful instructions, too!


Christmas Gifts for the Bride-to-Be

Do you have a friend who is getting married in the coming spring or summer? Chances are she is too busy trying to get through the holidays to think about getting organized for her wedding, but trust me- the ideas are simmering somewhere in the back of her brain. You could buy her a DVD

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I’ll Have What She’s Having…

Are you getting stuck every time you sit down to dream up your wedding day? Take a look at Offbeat Bride! I get daily updates sent to my email with stories and pictures from some of the most creative couples in the world!


How to Create a Bathroom Basket

One of the features of my wedding coordination service is the creation of bathroom baskets, in order to save the bride and groom some time. What on earth is a bathroom basket, you ask? Bathroom baskets are a nice way to provide guests at your wedding with items that they may need whilst partying it up at

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Create a Wedding Website For Your Guests

Creating a website where your guests can visit and find out useful information is an incredibly handy tool and it’s super easy! Many wedding sites (such as The Knot) offer free website creation tools that allow you and your fiance to set up a site that fits your personalities. Your website can give guests information

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The Wonderful World of Etsy

Etsy is a website that every bride should visit at least once to find the most unique handmade wedding items in the world. The company spans more than 150 countries and is comprised of artists who are selling their handmade goods online. Just about every bride I have worked with has used Etsy for some

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Bridal Shower Essentials

Some guidelines for all of you bridesmaids out there planning a shower soon… Invitations should be sent at least 3 weeks before the shower Don’t surprise the bride!!! Make sure she knows when it is so she can prepare and dress appropriately (just don’t give her all the details so there is still some mystery

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Staying Organized to Eliminate Wedding Stress

Had a great meeting with a bride this weekend… it got me into wedding mode! I’m sure lots of you out there are in wedding mode as well. As you get closer to your wedding day, you will likely start to feel all those butterflies and worry about things going perfectly. All those little details

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