COVID-19 is the Guest None of Us Want at our Weddings.

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Trying to offer a somewhat lighthearted title on an otherwise very serious topic. Today, I’ve been fielding so many inquiries from reporters and clients alike asking all kinds of questions as it relates to COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus. Today, I want to transparently share with you some personal thoughts that I initially had typed out as an Instagram post …

Top Things to Consider When Meeting Potential Wedding Vendors at Bridal Bash

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This blog post is sponsored by Boston Event Guide. We have independently selected Boston Event Guide, and their event, Boston Bridal Bash, as a preferred industry partner for couples planning their wedding and have participated in the event in years past. Boston Event Guide’s Bridal Bash is coming to Boston on March 15th. This event is a great opportunity to meet …

Tips for Creating Your Wedding Cake

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It comes as no surprise that planning a wedding can seem overwhelming, to say the least. From the tedious seating chart, to booking every vendor you need, it can take some of the fun out of the creation of your big day. However, it’s important that you don’t let the stress of wedding planning get you down, as you get …

Branding Your Wedding: Wedding Invitation Cards and Wedding Websites with our Friends at Basic Invite

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This blog post is sponsored by Basic Invite. We have independently selected Basic Invite as a preferred partner for our clients weddings for the past two years and only accept sponsorships from companies we have an established, positive relationship with. I’ve talked before about the importance of branding your wedding: taking the time to identify your wedding style and finding …

The Biggest Problem with the “Average Wedding”

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“I just want average food for my guests.” “I’m not sure what kind of flowers I want… what’s everyone else doing for their wedding?” “I’m going to do the most common color scheme for weddings this year, whatever those colors are.” “Who is the most average photographer in the area?” “I really want my guests to feel like it’s just …

The Foundation of Wedding Planning is a Triangle.

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So, it’s engagement season (yes, it’s totally a thing) and suddenly you’re finding yourself bombarded with a whole slew of posts from wedding pros trying to establish themselves as the leading authority in their wedding field. The planners out there are going to tell you that you “must do these three things” to start the planning process (guest list, budget, …

Contagious Events Planner Named Best Event Planner in Boston

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Top Rated Local has named Contagious Events the best event planner in Boston for 2019. Our clients are to thank – Top Rated Local® is a 5 pillar experience based rating system that analyzes ratings and reviews from hundreds of verified review sites online and then ranks businesses based on their overall Rating Score™. Without the incredible support and amazing …

What are the Top Wedding Dress Trends in 2020?

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While we are still clinging onto 2019, know that 2020 will be here before you know it, and with it, a new set of wedding dress trends. So, if you are planning on getting married in the upcoming year, you will certainly want to arm yourself with the best wedding trends! As we welcome 2020, know that brides everywhere are …

It’s Important to Do Nothing on Your Wedding Day.

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Once the ceremony is over, the party starts – but just because you’re the first ones out of the ceremony, doesn’t mean you need to hightail it to the bar and immediately make the rounds to mingle with your guests. I always ask my clients what their drink of choice is for after the ceremony, and have it waiting for …