Practical wedding logistics

wedding logistics

Weddings have timelines, which we’ve written about before. A timeline is a schedule. But wedding schedules involve even more. They involve logistics, which is all about coordination. Here are a few wedding logistics considerations to keep in mind. Where will you get dressed? Does the ceremony location have a suitable space for bride, bridesmaids, groom,…

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Outdoor weddings gain in popularity

tented wedding

Thanks to the pandemic, outdoor weddings are more popular than ever. The Wedding Wire surveyed 7000 couples last year to quantify the tremendous boost enjoyed by outdoor wedding venues. Outdoor ceremonies increased by 11% over 2019; outdoor wedding receptions soared by 16%. In all, 60% of receptions were either fully or partially outside, according to…

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How to Choose Your Wedding DJ

DJ integrity

Planning your wedding can be nerve-wracking. Anxiety could lead to confusion and vice versa. It is best to make a to-do list for your wedding, but mistakes are bound to happen even with that.   The goal is to reduce them and tackle them head-on by providing alternatives and plans B, C, or even D…

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Great Ways to Get Your Wedding Celebration Started

We can’t wait for you to get married to the love of your life! Wedding ceremonies are great to attend, and we love to listen to the vows. Watching you both feel relieved at the end and get ready for the celebration at your reception is also the best. So how do you plan on…

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Pros and Cons of a tented wedding

tented wedding

A pandemic requires creative thinking when planning weddings. We know that people need human contact, and that weddings are the best way to fulfill that need. That’s why tented weddings will be more popular in 2021. Let’s examine the pro and cons. PRO: Outdoor events are safer. Multiple studies confirm that it is much more…

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Wedding registry advice

wedding registry advice

Wedding registries are a marvelous invention, a win-win for couples and their guests. Couples need things setting up a household. Guests want to provide meaningful gifts without duplication. Here is some practical wedding registry advice to optimize your experience. Set up your registry immediately upon becoming engaged. You may have friends and family who want…

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Watch your guests rip open your wedding invitation first!

wedding stamps

People love getting personal mail. You can make your wedding invitation stand out through creative use of wedding stamps. Ponder this: the average person receives 121 business emails per day, compared to but one-and-a-half pieces of actual printed mail. Hmmm. In other words, you’ll receive more email today than you’ll receive in your physical mailbox…

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Don’t forget to feed your wedding vendors!

feed your wedding vendors

Seating was going to be tight at Nick and Theresa’s wedding reception. The venue was just big enough to accommodate their guest list. As guests began to flood in to the hall, the couple realized they had forgotten a fundamental courtesy: you’re supposed to feed your wedding vendors! What made it worse is that their…

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Don’t make this wedding spending mistake

wedding spending mistake

Talk to couples after their weddings and they’ll tell you that they often made wedding spending mistakes. Zola conducted a survey of these couples and found they overspent in five common areas: flowers/decor; hair/make-up; catering; wedding day attire; and invitations. That doesn’t mean these five areas aren’t important. They are important. DJ Brian Anderson makes…

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The 5th most common wedding planning mistake

wedding planning mistake

BRIDES.com compiled a list of 50 mistakes brides always make. The fifth most common wedding planning mistake is ruling out the use of a wedding planner altogether. If you’ve spent much time looking through wedding planning guides, you quickly see that couples have well-over one thousand decisions to make to plan a sprawling event like…

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