Weddings are Expensive

Weddings are Expensive Weddings are expensive because they are not just a party. The amount of time taken to provide a high level of service, deliver quality products, and the labor needed to execute a great wedding costs money, and there is no way around it.   The average cost of getting married in the US […]

The Best Online Wedding Planning Resources

The Best Online Wedding Planning Resources In today’s day and age, it is not uncommon to plan most of your wedding online. While the internet has a plethora of resources to choose from, that can also be what makes it so difficult to narrow down the best assistance. We have done the hard work for […]

Where do Wedding Traditions Come From?

The Origin of Wedding Traditions Have you ever wondered where many of our wedding traditions began? Why exactly do you need to save the cake top for a year?  Often, we follow these traditions without really knowing or understanding where they originated. And as the world gets smaller, we are all seeing and experiencing traditions […]

How long does it take to plan a wedding?

As seasoned wedding planners, we have successfully worked with couples whose engagements have lasted 2 years as well as couples who had 2 month engagements. You may be wondering, how long does it take to plan a wedding? Below, we will dive into the pros and cons for different lengths of engagement, so you know what to expect […]

Not to Be Missed Photos at Your Vineyard Wedding Venue  

Not to Be Missed Photos at Your Vineyard Wedding Venue     One of the most cherished gifts you will receive following your wedding day are the many beautiful images shot of you, your guests, and your family. They are there to remind you of the sweet moments you and your spouse shared on your wedding […]

Which Wedding Vendors Do You Tip?  

Which Wedding Vendors Do You Tip?      Although not expected by your wedding vendors, gratuities are much appreciated when received. Struggling to figure out what the right amount to give is? We’ve got you covered with some real examples for 2021 weddings.       Catering Team—10-15% of the menu cost (which often equates to $40-50 per […]

Are Wedding Venue Deposits Refundable?  

Are Wedding Venue Deposits Refundable?     As we all navigate our changing reality with the onset of COVID-19, this question has now become more relevant than ever before.   Venues will typically require a deposit between 25% to 50% of the site fee or estimated charges when booking your wedding. If you need to cancel, here […]

A Look Into Few and Fabulous Weddings

Few and Fabulous Weddings  Why?    Have you ever heard a bride or groom say their wedding day was a blur? I bet you have, so let us explore why.  Large weddings mean a large venue, which also means a feeling of being lost in the room with so many people around. In some ways, you are going to […]

How To Stay Organized While Planning Your Wedding

Table setting for a winery wedding with blue goblets

How To Stay Organized While Planning Your Wedding  With so many little details, it is not difficult to lose control during the wedding planning process. Below are some tried and true tips from the experts to ensure your wedding organization plan is in top shape, and you are set up for success.    Streamline  Save yourself […]

What to Do When Wedding Planning Gets Stressful

What to Do When Wedding Planning Gets Stressful   Planning your wedding can be one of the most exciting as well as stressful events in your life. Naturally, during the year you spend planning, a few things may go differently than expected. Below are some tips to help you navigate the planning process and move beyond […]