Is a Wedding Planner Worth It?

Are Wedding Planners worth it?   Now that you are planning your wedding, do you find yourself wondering “why do I need a wedding planner?” The internet can be great for collecting ideas on what you want for your special day.  But the actual planning can be stressful, and there is a lot to navigate with […]

How to Build the Perfect Wedding Day Timeline  

How to Build the Perfect Wedding Day Timeline      You have finally reached the point in planning where you need to start planning the flow of the event and the timing of the wedding day. Do not worry, for the most part, wedding timelines are standard and follow a basic schedule, with some customization […]

5 Things You NEED to Know Before Choosing Your Wedding Planner

5 Things You NEED to Know Before Choosing Your Wedding Planner      As you start to plan your wedding, you will quickly find that there is a vast amount of information to absorb and navigate. How do you select the right vendors? What is the etiquette of seating? What arrangements do I need to make […]

Wedding Theme- Do you need one?

mirrored disco balls in fountain at Valley of the Moon Winery during a wedding

So, you found your ideal partner and want to plan the ideal wedding too, right? Consider a wedding theme- do you need one? Why?  A wedding theme will clearly express your vision for your special day.  Making the choice can be difficult, but once you have decided on a theme, you will be more directive […]

Champagne Wedding on a Beer Budget

Lots of couples, with brides in particular, have an amazing vision in their heads about what they want their wedding day to look like.  While these aspirations are great, sometimes the budget you are working with can get in the way of your dream wedding.  Here are a few tips for how to keep have […]

Hiring a day-of Wedding Coordinator: Why it’s important

Day-Of Wedding Coordinator with bride and groom

We know what you are thinking… “We can save money by planning the wedding ourselves.”  Let us stop you right there!  Yes, you can save money by planning the wedding yourselves, but have you thought about who will actually control the overall flow of the event once the big day finally arrives?  We bet we […]

Wedding Tips from Wine Country Wedding Experts who have “Seen it All”

Your wedding, such a beautiful thing.  Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could predict and prepare for a seamless event, beginning to end, for your group of 100+ guests that are arriving from hither and yon?  Well, we can’t foresee all that you might encounter, but we can give you a head’s up on some […]

What Does it Take to Produce Your Wedding?

Grape arbor with market lights and Classic Wine Country details

So, you’re getting married, Congratulations! As you wind your way toward the finish line, have you ever wondered how many people does it take to produce your wedding? Your wedding production is a huge part of creating the perfect day for you. The process of getting married is comprised of a variety of key actions: […]

5 Dangers of Using a Friend or Family to Plan Your Wedding

5 Dangers of Using a Friend or Family to Plan Your Wedding In 2017, the national average cost of a wedding in the U.S. was about $30,000. For some, this can be double or triple the amount one has saved and budgeted for his or her wedding. Having a wedding now a day’s, can cost […]