Your Essentials to Host This Summer’s Best Nautical Themed Wedding

Themed wedding receptions seem to be all the craze right now. From 1920's to a Winter Wonderland, we love all of them! But nothing quite compares to a nautical themed wedding in the prime of summer. Seashells, stripes, sailboats–you name it! It's not too late to make your big day all about the beach. So … Continue reading Your Essentials to Host This Summer’s Best Nautical Themed Wedding

Royal Destination Revealed!

  It's official! The royal couple have chosen their honeymoon destination and boy, is it extravagant! No, it's not Santorini. Prince Harry and his lovely bride-to-be, Meghan Markle are headed off to the sunny African country of Namibia following their highly anticipated wedding in May! It is no secret that Africa holds a special place … Continue reading Royal Destination Revealed!

Do I have to open gifts at my bridal shower?

Choosing to avoid the gift opening portion of the bridal shower has become increasingly popular nowadays. While it is nice to acknowledge each persons' gift to you so they can witness your reaction, you don't have to. Not many people even want to sit through two hours of you tearing at boxes and gift bags. … Continue reading Do I have to open gifts at my bridal shower?

Do I have to have flowers?

Flowers add a gorgeous touch to weddings whether it be in the bouquets, the centerpieces, or even just decorated around the church/room. However, they are not completely necessary. Flowers are more of a traditional type of thing that everyone expects to see, but they can be easily replaced. Most brides don't even want to have … Continue reading Do I have to have flowers?

Should I Register Before the Engagement Party?

We know the overly exciting feeling that comes with the thought of creating your registry, and we totally understand that you want to get it started right away. I mean, it's like Christmas on steroids! Many couples aren't sure whether it's acceptable to begin the registry before the engagement party. Here's the best way to … Continue reading Should I Register Before the Engagement Party?

Jennifer Tolento Events

Calling all Jersey brides to be! With as many options as Jennifer Tolento Events offers, you cannot be disappointed. She is a full service wedding specialist that offers wedding planning, coordination and design services in both NJ and NY. She and her team are ready to fulfill all of your needs on your big day, or even every … Continue reading Jennifer Tolento Events

Alternatives on a Budget

I remember once hearing that the wedding industry makes an estimate of $53.4 billion per year, and my lungs practically collapsed. When we hear the word wedding, we are blinded by the fantasies we have walking into our dream venue in our breathtaking white gown. But do we ever think of how much money we spend? … Continue reading Alternatives on a Budget