What is a Shotgun Wedding?

Back in the old days, it was often frowned upon to have a child without first marrying the father of the child. Of course, that was a time when unmarried mothers didn’t have a lot of resources, help, or assistance available when caring for and raising the child. Things are different today. In fact, the […]

Benefits of a Small Wedding

According to recent research, the average cost of a wedding day in the United States was around $28,000 – $34,000 including the engagement ring – in 2021. That’s a $9,000 increase from 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when people were extremely cautious financially. With the state of the economy and wedding industry […]

How to Find the Right Wedding DJ

When the wedding ceremony ends, the real celebration begins – the wedding reception. This is where food is demolished, music is blasting, and dancing is mandatory. A lot of your wedding day memories will be made at the reception, surrounded by all your closest friends and family. Aside from the food and venue, the reception […]

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Plan a Wedding Reception On a Small Budget

Planning for a wedding is much more than just planning a wedding ceremony. You also have an entire wedding reception to plan and it’s where a majority of your time, energy, money, and resources will go – especially compared to the overall cost of the wedding ceremony itself.  Although we all want to have the […]

Factors to Consider When Finding a Wedding Venue

Most people have been fantasizing about their wedding ever since they were a teenager, but one thing they’re never prepared for is the amount of work that goes into the wedding planning process. There’s so much to figure out and even more decisions to be made by the couple. Of all the decisions you’ll have […]

Benefits of an All-Inclusive Wedding Venue

One of the most important decisions you’ll make throughout the wedding planning process is the location and venue of the wedding ceremony – not to mention the venue for the rehearsal dinner and the wedding reception. Making sure everything is nearby makes it easy for the guests.  After all, you don’t want to force your […]

Wedding Theme Ideas You & Yours Will Adore

Wedding planning is such an intricate and complicated process that involves an endless amount of difficult decisions, unideal compromises, and unexpected conflicts. At the same time, it’s going to be filled with lasting memories that you and yours share for the rest of your happy lives. Not everything will be perfect about your wedding day, […]

Questions to Ask a Wedding Venue During a Tour

Choosing your wedding venue is one of the most difficult and important decisions you’ll make when planning for a wedding. It not only has to be a location that means a lot to you and your significant other but one that’s practical to your friends and family that make up the guest list. Of all […]

Wonderful & Memorable Ideas for a Micro Wedding in 2022 & Beyond

There’s no cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all type of concept in the wedding industry. Every single wedding is unique in its own way, which is part of what makes a wedding such a special event. No matter how many you’ve attended or hosted, it’s a different experience every single time.  Some weddings are large, take place at a […]

What Are the Best Hors D’oeuvres and Appetizers for Wedding Celebrations?

Planning and preparing for a wedding can be extremely frustrating. It’s one of the most important days in your life and you want everything to be as perfect as possible — including the location, the date, the music, the guests, the weather, the dresses, the suits, and so much more.  The wedding dinner and reception […]

What Month is the Best Month for a Wedding?

Imagine you’re with your significant other. Everything about this moment seems perfect — the location, weather, ambiance, music, food, and whatever else is transpiring. Out of nowhere, your significant other gets on one knee, takes out a beautiful ring, and asks, “Will you marry me?” Some couples have already experienced this amazing and breathtaking moment, […]