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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.
As you approach your wedding day, you encounter numerous beauty appointments. With all of the talented hands involved in creating your beautiful hair, face, hands, feet, and (ahem) other areas, it can be a little difficult to remember whom you should tip and how much. For your reference, I am sharing my handy, dandy Beauty Appointment […]
If you don’t work in the world of events, the terms service charge and gratuity can seem like the same thing. Here is the deal — they are definitely not the same thing. And, confusing them could have a big affect on your wedding budget. A service charge is a mandatory and automatic (pre-determined) fee that […]
Hey there! Have the following questions ever crossed your mind? “How Much Should I Tip My Wedding Vendors?” “Which Wedding Vendors Should I Tip?” “What is the difference between a Gratuity and a Service Charge?” Well you are not alone! Questions surrounding wedding vendor gratuities are probably some of the most common questions we receive […]
Your guest list and your budget are going to be the foundations of your wedding planning, so we have two downloads for you! Wedding Budget Worksheet ($5.99US). Before you determine your wedding guest list, you should get a sense of your financial comfort zone first. Here’s a very detailed excel spreadsheet that you can use to […]
When most people think of a couple’s wedding budget, we think of the usual items — catering, wedding cake and the flowers. But, there are few wedding expenses that are typically forgotten — And, when these forgotten expenses add up, they can have a big impact on your overall wedding budget. This blog post originally […]
Earlier today, the Washington DC wedding blog, “United With Love” posted some valuable budget advice from DC area couples. The couples may have been from the Washington DC area, but this information would be very helpful to couples everywhere. We thought this would be a great time to share our Wedding Budget Worksheet. This excel spreadsheet […]