There are 5 things to think about if you are planning to have your wedding during French Quarter Festival, Jazz Fest, Mardi Gras, or any other busy festival or parade weekend in New Orleans. If you planned your wedding and then a festival was moved to the same weekend, these tips can still help. 1. […]
Straightforward breakdown of what wedding coordinators make in the U.S.
I’ve had the honor of getting to know some fabulous Mothers of the Groom, or MoG’s as we call them. The ones who are the happiest on the wedding day and maintain healthy relationships with their sons and new in-laws follow these 10 rules. And I’ll say that to follow these 10 to a T […]
We ask all our couples “What are the top 3 things that are most important to you about your wedding?” And a fun wedding is almost always on that list. Some weddings are more fun than others, here’s why. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Abraham Maslow created Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs which says that to reach […]
I’m going to share all the most common personal items couples purchase for the ceremony and reception. This is not about DIY’ing centerpieces or pew markers or bring your own linens or furniture! It’s the small stuff. I’m going to list 15 personal items you should consider purchasing. I will say that many couples leave […]
Before you go and start booking vendors, I want to share our process for vetting and recommending vendors to our couples. If you love checking things off the list, and getting things done as I do, you may be itching to go ahead and start booking people and checking things off the list, but you’ll […]
The mood board is the one-page collection of pictures and colors that showcase the overall mood or vibe that you want for your wedding. Creating your own and give direction to your wedding planning project and help you to produce a cohesive, authentic wedding day.
Here are 10 Things not to DIY for your wedding. Avoid doing these items yourself, and you will save stress and money.
I’m going to share 5 great places to look for inspiration for your wedding (and it’s NOT Pinterest or a Wedding Magazine): 1. The Past 2. Nature 3. Boutique Hotel 4. Art Market or Gallery 5. Dream Home From these inspirations pull the way they make you feel and translate that to how you want to feel on your wedding day. Instead of starting your wedding plans with “the basics”, start with inspiration. Everything else can then fall into place.
This is part 3 of our 3 blog series on what to pack for your wedding. In this episode, we’ll share what to pack for your honeymoon. We interviewed travel agent Anna Caruso with Love Travel Collection to bring you the best info on what to pack and also what to expect right now when it comes to travel. You can even hire her to book your trip, and pay NO FEES. You pay NO extra for her help and expertise!