Before I even got engaged, I swear I had every single detail planned for my wedding–the dress, the venue, the photographer, you name it. News flash: I was totally wrong. My fiancee and I began our search for our wedding reception, and we couldn’t believe how expensive it was to get married in the summer. … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected: Booking a Venue
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
Wedding planning is fun and all, but it can get stressful, so it's important to totally let loose on your big day and dance your booty off! Believe it or not, the DJ plays a huge role in whether or not your guests have an amazing time. If he/she can't keep the dance floor packed, … Continue reading What to Look for in a DJ
Bridezilla. The term we all know and dread from the reality TV show series. We define her as a crazy possessive bride-to-be who cries over small issues and tends to be overly dramatic. Not to mention, we NEVER want to become her. Let's face it; it's actually hard not to become her! The amount of detail that goes … Continue reading Wedding Planning Stress (And how to Cope With It)
Meet Alex and Mindy–our adorable future Mr. and Mrs. who also, happen to be just as infatuated with Disney as us. While searching through a number of Disney related weddings/engagements, we stumbled upon a few of their photos and immediately fell in love with their beaming relationship. We are so happy to be able … Continue reading Mindy & Alexander
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!
Being that the rehearsal dinner is a significantly smaller event compared to everything else, your guest list will also be significantly smaller. The only people you should definitely invite are the bridal party (maybe their dates), the parents of your ring barer/flower girl, and immediate family. It would be nice to extend the invitation to … Continue reading Who gets invited to the rehearsal dinner?
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?
Located in Sussex County, New Jersey is your next event planner and decor rental service! Big Mama's Party Rentals started after its founder, Heather, realized she wanted to a part of some of every family's happiest days like weddings, showers, birthdays, and more! Being able to supply these families with items that create these … Continue reading Big Mama’s Party Rentals
Look no further for your photo/videography team, because we've got the guys for you! The awesome young fellows at Over Power Production will exceed your expectations and provide you with their best services! Although they are based in San Francisco, they travel worldwide. Here's just a few of Jack's awesome shots! Jack has photographed a great … Continue reading Over Power Production