Monthly Archives: August 2016

Every Wedding “Plus One” Needs to Know these Basic Rules

By |August 29th, 2016|

This is it. The big day is finally here. Your new(ish) significant other was invited to a wedding, and they’re allowed to bring a date. That date is you. Hooray! Here’s everything you need to know about meeting friends and family, behaving appropriately, giving a gift, and just overall not coming off like a total […]

Question You may Ask, Why a Wedding DJ Costs THAT Much?

By |August 25th, 2016|



If you’ve never planned a wedding before, it can be difficult to understand why a specific type of wedding pro costs what they do. For example, the average cost of wedding DJ services in the United States is $1,099, but what are the factors that go into that price? Well, turns out it’s more than […]

Wedding Study of 2016 Unveils the Latest Wedding Trends and Spending Habits of Engaged Couples

By |August 20th, 2016|

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – August 10, 2016) – Today, Michelle Myers, publisher and chief revenue officer of BRIDES, and Keija Minor, editor in chief of BRIDES, announced the findings from the 2016 American Wedding Study. BRIDES, published by Condé Nast, is the number one bridal brand and has been conducting the American Wedding Study, a […]

Here are Some Secrets for Throwing the Most Epic Wedding Your Friends Will Ever Attend

By |August 15th, 2016|

Of course we want you to have fun at your own wedding. But as Amy Nichols, owner of Amy Nichols Special Events and co-founder of The Poppy Group, points out, making your wedding a fun experience for guests is a major component to pulling off a successful wedding. “There are probably 50 to 250 more […]

To Create the Ultimate Guest Experience: Here are 4 Entertainment Trends for the 2016 Wedding

By |August 9th, 2016|

The days of Bridezilla and one dimensional weddings are long gone. Couples planning 2016 weddings are creating thoughtful, dynamic and meaningful events that, above all, give guests once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Wow your nearest and dearest with these delightful ideas trending now.

Wedding Weekends are all the rage. With guests traveling from both near […]

Lets Review Wedding Trends: Then And Now

By |August 8th, 2016|

Through the years, wedding tradition has been defined and maintained. Think about the whole “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” tradition. Or the traditional wedding vows (“with this ring, I thee wed..”). They were once trends that became tradition— someone came up with an idea and it caught on. But while some wedding […]

Here Are Some Ways To Deal With Common Wedding Guest Faux Pas

By |August 6th, 2016|

If you’re in the midst of wedding planning, you’ve probably encountered one or two annoying wedding guest faux pas. In an effort to have a positive attitude, here are some ways to deal with common wedding guest flubs without losing your cool.

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1. The guest who doesn’t return their RSVP to your […]

You Should Take these 10 People Off Your Wedding Guest List

By |August 4th, 2016|

When you’re making your guest list, it’s tempting to want to invite everyone you’ve ever met. But before you send your kindergarten teacher that save the date, consider that maybe not everyone needs to make the cut. And some people just definitely shouldn’t be invited. Here are the ten worst wedding guests out there; people you […]

Here are 10 Little Things Your Guests Will LOVE at Your Wedding

By |August 2nd, 2016|

Even though everybody keeps telling you that your wedding day is all about you and your spouse-to-be, that’s only mostly true. It’s also about the people who show up to celebrate you — after all, what’s a wedding without any guests? To show them how much you appreciate them coming to your soiree, put in […]

These 10 Hidden Wedding Costs You Need to Add to Your Budget, STAT

By |August 1st, 2016|

When planning a wedding, it’s easy to think about your budget in terms of big ticket items: the dress, the venue, the flowers, the food and beverages. But it’s the little wedding day extras that can really add up and put you over your intended budget. So before you dip into your savings to find […]