The Unity Candle Ceremony | St. Simons Island Wedding Planner

Lighting a Unity Candle is a symbolic wedding tradition using a simple taper, a plain white or ivory pillar candle, or a fancy decorated candle.  There are several ways to do the Unity Candle lighting.   One way is to use two small taper candles, one on each side of the Unity Candle. These can […]

The Sand Ceremony | St. Simons Island Wedding Planner

A sand ceremony for a wedding lasts about 3-4 minutes and describes meaningful joining of two lives. It involves two containers of sand, usually of different colors, one representing the life of the bride and the other representing the life of the groom. Both bride and groom hold their respective containers and together, pour the […]

The Wedding Cake | Jekyll Island Wedding Planner

One of the most important parts of a wedding is the wedding cake.  In fact, it could be considered as important as the bridal gown itself.  It is a very important part of the reception and represents much more than just a dessert.  A wedding cake is most often the centerpiece of your wedding reception. […]

Enjoy Your Elopement | St. Simons Island Wedding Planner

Are you totally overwhelmed with the thought of planning a wedding on a tight budget?  Many couples are turning to an elopement rather than have all the pressure that planning a wedding can be.  They want to enjoy the romance of the elopement ceremony and forget about the worries and responsibilities of a costly wedding.  […]

Here’s To You!

Need to speak at a wedding reception?  Don’t quite know what to do?  Try these ideas: TO WELCOME AND CONGRATULATE Welcome the bride and groom as a couple. Welcome the guests, i.e. the family members, the best man, the maid of honor and the bridesmaids, the friends and the colleagues of both the bride and […]

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers Anymore | St. Simons Island Wedding Planner

If you really want to save money on flowers for your wedding, choose flowers that are in season.   Take a look at the list below to help you make your floral decisions based on the seasons. Spring Wedding Flowers in Season Anemone * Blue, red, pink, white * Jan-May and Aug-Dec. Bells of Ireland […]

Mama Don’t Take My Kodachrome Away!

Today’s wedding photographer must have artistic talent, vision, and technical expertise in order to compete in the wedding industry. Wedding photography from the past was very limited and consisted mostly of stiff poses from the couple and their wedding party. You never got to feel the emotion, romance, or the ‘behind the scene’ events of […]