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Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul. Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul.



Grooms at Wedding Day Sparkler Exit. Howerton+Wooten Events.

  One of the most popular ways for couples to depart their wedding reception is the sparkler exit. And, I completely understand the popularity of the sparkler exit — It’s romantic; it’s fun; and it’s full of drama. We wedding professionals love them too because they make for great wedding pictures. But, before you agree […]

5 Key Things to Know When Planning a Wedding Sparkler Exit

Love. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Here is a wedding ceremony reading that is perfect for a couple who is planning a nondenominational wedding. “The future belongs to hearts even more than it does to minds.  Love, that is the only thing that can occupy and fill eternity. In the infinite, the inexhaustible is requisite. Love participates of the soul itself. […]

A Beautiful Ceremony Reading from the words of “Les Misérables”

African American Bride and Groom Celebrating. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Worse Case Scenario. It’s the last thing you want to think about on your wedding day, right? Of course not! So, instead of worrying about this on your wedding day, set a game plan in advance to help minimize potential wedding day crises. For your use, I have listed below 5 steps you can take […]

5 Steps You Can Take to Minimize Potential Wedding Day Crises

How to Detox from Wedding Planning. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Now that your wedding day is over, do you find that you still flip through wedding magazines? Or better yet, do you still follow wedding photographers on social media? For some brides and grooms, it’s hard to let go. It’s almost as if you need to “detox” yourself from wedding planning. Believe me, we see […]

How to “Detox” Yourself from Wedding Planning

5 Tips for Good Wedding Photos. Howerton+Wooten Events.

  Are you looking to make your wedding reception feel like it is “magazine worthy?”  Well, it needs to look good in photographs. Here are five tips you can use to make your wedding reception look good when it is photographed. 1. Hire a professional photographer. First and foremost, a good photographer makes a huge […]

5 Tips for Making Your Wedding Look Good in Photos

Monday Morning Thoughts. Slay Your Own Dragons Princes. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Fairytales teach us that we should wait. Wait for the knight. Wait for the plotted escape. Wait to be saved. But life shows us that there is no grand rescue that will be staged on our behalf. There is no shining armor. No sword-swinging hero. No one waiting to swoop you onto the white horse […]

Monday Morning Thoughts. Slay Your Own Dragons, Princess.

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask. Howerton+Wooten Events.

If you love red matte lipstick as much as I do, you should check out Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask. It has a softening balm texture that closely adheres to lips while you sleep for quick absorption.  When you wake up the next morning, you gently wipe off the remains of the mask and your lips […]

Product Love. Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask