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The 411 on RSVPs

Posted by Carisa Lockery | July 17, 2018 (1:34 pm)
There's so much information that needs to be relayed in a response card. Who's eating what? How many guest responses are included on that card? It can get confusing, but keep reading because here's the 411 on RSVPs!
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Dara & Jared's Hyatt Regency Wedding

Posted by Carisa Lockery | July 09, 2018 (8:26 am)
This wedding was so amazingly beautiful that I had to share. With 220 guests, this was one of the largest weddings I've coordinated in my 11 years in business. It was also one of the most involved in terms of number of vendors and moving parts, but my assistants and I totally pulled it together and the result was amazing!!
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Pros & Cons of Planning a Holiday Wedding

Posted by Carisa Lockery | July 02, 2018 (3:38 pm)
Think you had the greatest idea ever by planning your wedding on a holiday/holiday weekend? Consider these pros and cons before signing on the dotted line.
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Why Would I Work with a Travel Advisor for my Honeymoon?

Posted by Carisa Lockery | June 26, 2018 (11:28 am)
We have opened up our blog to our fellow vendors. We wanted to hear what they had to say and have their contributions to the industry displayed in our blog for all of you to see and read. First up is Landa Mauriello-Vernon from Largay Travel.
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5 Tips for Creating A Delicious Wedding Menu That Everyone Will Love

Posted by Carisa Lockery | June 25, 2018 (1:15 pm)
Although it sounds like a daunting task to build your menu from the ground up, here are 5 tips to help you through it.
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10 Tips for Creating Your Wedding Timeline

Posted by Carisa Lockery | June 24, 2018 (5:35 am)
You can be the chillest bride in all the land, but you (and your vendors) still need a wedding day timeline.
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What DOES a Wedding Planner Do?

Posted by Carisa Lockery | June 14, 2018 (12:28 pm)

There seems to be some misconceptions or confusion about what a wedding planner (coordinator, consultant) actually does. Yes, I plan weddings, but I do so much more than that. I can't even count the number of times I've heard "I don't need a planner, I'm doing it myself". That's great! Of course we don't want to take away the joys and excitement of planning your wedding. But everyone needs a little help now and then.

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3 Tips for Staying Cool During Your Wedding This Summer

Posted by Carisa Lockery | June 14, 2018 (8:00 am)

Wedding season is in full swing! But there is a lot to consider when planning your outdoor summer wedding. Here are 3 tips for staying cool at your wedding this summer!

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Do's & Don'ts of Giving a Wedding Toast

Posted by Carisa Lockery | June 14, 2018 (8:00 am)
Weddings are a very emotional and sentimental for everyone involved, not just the couple. Family and friends often take the opportunity to offer a toast to the happy couple at the wedding reception. Now, let me tell you, I've seen and heard my fair share of toasts all the way from a quick congratulations to a 30 minutes slideshow, so please listen up as I offer the do's and don'ts for a wedding toast.<
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