Wedding Information

Question, DMV Brides are Asking, Should Bridesmaids Pay for the Bride’s Bachelorette Party Expenses?

By |March 22nd, 2019|

While some brides may choose to be clued in to their bachelorette party planning (or completely plan it themselves), it’s become normal for the bridal party to agree to cover all of the bride’s expenses for the bash. As in, the whole bachelorette party shares the costs of the bride’s transportation, accommodations, meals, drinks and entertainment. If all […]

Keeping Your Guests Happy You Have to Have These 6 Things at Your Reception

By |February 15th, 2018|

Photo by Rachel May Photography

Entertaining your guests for the night seems easy, right? As long as the drinks are flowing and the plates are filled with endless food, everyone should be having a grand ol’ time. But if you’re looking to impress your wedding guests all night long, you may want to add a little […]

This is How to Have a Restaurant Wedding Reception!

By |February 12th, 2018|

Callaway Gable

If you and your partner are foodies looking for a wedding venue with a little more personality than your typical ballroom, look no further than your favorite local restaurant. Wedding food can get a bad rap, so celebrating with your guests at a spot known for its cuisine is a guaranteed way to make […]

DMV and the Nations Top10 Wedding Music Trends

By |February 2nd, 2018|

What will your guests remember about your wedding?  It will be the music.  The dancing.  The fun.  And the pure joy.  Wedding DJs and musicians hold a lot of power because they certainly know how to dial up the fun factor of your wedding.  And they certainly know how to make memories.  I’ve reached out […]

Question, How many bridesmaids is too many?

By |August 15th, 2017|

Many brides ask the question – how many bridesmaids should I have? It can be hard to decide when you have many family members or friends that are all potential bridesmaids. Well, if you aren’t sure how many to pick, or how to select your maids, here are some tips to help you make your […]

Let’s see Who’s who in the bridal party…

By |August 10th, 2017|

The bridal party is the group of people you and your partner have chosen to fulfill traditional roles at your wedding and be directly involved in your special day. While there are many different roles that can be filled, ultimately your bridal party can be as big or as small as you want it to be. If you’re not sure where to start or what the different roles are, here’s the low down on who’s who in the bridal party.

Maid or matron of honour
If the woman the bride chooses as her right hand gal is married, she is referred to as the matron of honour. If she isn’t married then she is the maid of honour. If you’ve chosen a man to be your wing-man on your big day, he can be known as the Man of Honour. This role should be given to someone whom you love and trust, as they will be helping you with your wedding planning and will be a support system for you throughout the process.

Traditionally the MOH plans the bridal shower, might toast the bride and groom, sign the marriage license, make sure the bride looks beautiful at all times, and hold the bride’s bouquet during the vows. The MOH is also in charge of planning the bachelorette party and keeping the bridesmaids on task, making sure they all have dresses and shoes on time for the big day. […]

Here are 5 ways how to avoid wedding music mistakes.

By |July 25th, 2017|

Most of us have seen these once or twice, or at least gawked in horror on Youtube at wedding fails. Don’t let it be you! Here’s how to avoid the most common wedding music mistakes:
Due diligence
The first thing that causes issues would be not doing your due diligence about your intended venue. What kind […]

Is Your Wedding Meal More than Just Something to Eat?

By |July 10th, 2017|


Wedding trends come and go, and traditions have evolved right along with them—including what’s served and eaten on a wedding day. And while deciding what to feed your guests can be fun (hello, tastings!), you may not have realized that what you choose to serve can actually provide all sorts of cultural insight. That’s what […]

Some Southern Women Only Have One Thing to Say About These Tacky Wedding Trends

By |July 8th, 2017|

Bless her heart.

Of course, the tackiest of all wedding etiquette faux pas is to be an ungracious guest. So, if you happen to witness any of these—how should we say this—mishaps, just smile and nod then rush home to drop us a line about it. In the wise words of Clairee, “If you can’t say […]

Have You Asked Yourself Why Grooms Traditionally Don’t See the Bride Until the Final Moment

By |April 13th, 2017|

While first looks are almost the norm now, here’s how this tradition started.


While first looks are becoming more popular, whether it’s because couples are bucking tradition or trying to streamline their photography timelines, the tradition of not seeing your fiancé before you walk down the aisle is still holding strong. But where does that tradition […]