Our Favorite Wedding Ceremony Tradition

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Our favorite wedding ceremony tradition is one not many people have heard of, yet when we share it with our clients, it’s very well received. All around the world, across multiple faiths and cultures, wedding rings are believed to be the strongest and most visible sign of the bond between two people. Wedding bands symbolize a commitment to celebrating life …

5 Trends to Consider for your 2016 Wedding

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I remember as a kid, discovering my parents’ wedding album in the bookcase of our living room. When no one was watching, I would sneak the album out and flip through the pages, trying to imagine the time my parents were younger and not Mom and Dad. But I also remember flipping through the photos thinking how funny their wedding …

Ask a Wedding Planner: How do I deal with an overbearing mother while wedding planning?

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Dear Joe,  I need some advice/words of encouragement/lessons from your experience on how I should go about planning my wedding with my overbearing and opinionated mother. I do not know what to do, I have been engaged for less than three months, I want to enjoy all of this but it is difficult. How can I keep my mom involved in the …

Don’t Get Catfished by Caterers

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Let’s talk about catering… …and being catfished. If you’re not already familiar with the term “catfish,” I’m not talking about the fish in the ocean. Catfish is a somewhat newly-coined term that refers to the act of luring someone into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona, ie: “he was being catfished by a cruel prankster.” The truth …