Many couples and their parents (those footing the wedding bill), don’t understand why they have to pay wedding vendors the full amount of the contract before the wedding. Paying wedding vendors in full before the wedding became a necessary practice because of several reasons. It’s sad to say, but many wedding vendors have been burned […]
Today is Minor’s and my 36th wedding anniversary. I can hardly believe it has been 36 years since we said our “I do’s” in a candlelight ceremony in the little Methodist Church I grew up in. I was 22 and Minor was 24…just kids, really. We had only met 8 months previous to our wedding […]
The most popular reason for the groom not to see the bride before the wedding is because brides want to look stunning to their grooms as he sees them for the very first time on their wedding day. It just wouldn’t have the same effect on the groom if he had already seen the bride in her dress, hair, and makeup before the wedding.
Everyone loves receiving a wedding favor that you made yourself! Do-it-yourself wedding favors can be a tremendous savings for your wedding budget, as well, and show your unique style and personality at the same time.
When our son announced his engagement last January, we were absolutely thrilled! Heather began planning her wedding immediately and my role as the ‘mother of the groom’ was to plan the rehearsal dinner. As a wedding planner, I don’t get as much action on the rehearsal dinner planning since that duty generally belongs to the groom’s family, so I was excited to begin making plans as soon as possible!
Have you and your fiancé been tossing the idea around of getting matching tattoos to represent your marriage, rather than rings, or in addition to rings? There are many tattoos that will represent your marriage in a unique and interesting way. Some couples like the idea of getting each other’s names as a tattoo on each other’s body, although I am not comfortable in making that suggestion to anyone.
I recently had the opportunity to perform the wedding ceremony for a beautiful bride and handsome groom, here on St. Simons Island. Everything was a dream come true for the couple and their families, as they had rented the most magnificent estate on the tip end of Gould’s Inlet for the week of the wedding. The weather was just as accommodating as cool breezes flowed throughout the warm days to supply much comfort and relaxation to the wedding families and their guests.