Author: Tara Melvin (Tara Melvin)

You’re Engaged….(10) Tips to Start Planning Your Wedding
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You’re Engaged….(10) Tips to Start Planning Your Wedding

Did you know in the wedding industry we have created our own season,  Engagement Season!  Engagement Season is deemed the most active 4-consecutive months in which couples get engaged over the holidays; Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and Valentines Day.  These 4-remarkable months bring families together and the opportunity to celebrate love.  You have just said,...

Black American Wedding Traditions
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Black American Wedding Traditions

I am always filled with a sense of immense pride, profound joy and deep reverence when I weave rich cultural displays into a couple’s special day. What makes Black American wedding traditions such a significant experience for me, I get to bring forth traditions of my own culture, secondly comes from knowing that I am...

8 Tips to Celebrating Outdoors
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8 Tips to Celebrating Outdoors

From cocktail hour rooftop soirees and all white poolside parties, to rustic vineyard weddings and picnic style backyard barbecues, I’m sharing “Tara’s Tips” to plan the perfect outdoor event (with extra bonus tips that you may not have thought of 😃) to help you host an outdoor celebration full of style and substance – without...

“Say I Do” to The Top Wedding Trends for 2022
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“Say I Do” to The Top Wedding Trends for 2022

  One of the top 2022 wedding trends that I’m loving is INDIVIDUALITY! Increasingly, couples are casting aside traditional wedding conventions, making their own mark, and placing greater emphasis on customizations that are unique expressions of their love.  This compelled me to write today’s blog, “Say I Do” to The Top Wedding Trends for 2022:...

Exquisite 50th Birthday Nassau Bahamas
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Exquisite 50th Birthday Nassau Bahamas

“Living My Life Like It’s Golden”: Reflections From Tara Melvin’s 50th Birthday Celebration in Nassau Bahamas + 5 Tips to Create Your Very Own Caribbean Birthday Tribute My 50th birthday celebration (also featured on PARTYSLATE) is a moment in time that will indelibly be etched in my mind. As I reflect back to my remarkable...

3 Things to Consider about COVID when Planning a Wedding
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3 Things to Consider about COVID when Planning a Wedding

At a time when coming together is more important than ever, COVID-19 (and its variants) is playing a significant role in what the future of wedding planning might look like. What’s paramount during this time is for me to help couples navigate this uncharted territory with standards that ensure we all stay safe and healthy...

What Will it Cost to Plan a Wedding in 2022!
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What Will it Cost to Plan a Wedding in 2022!

It is that pinnacle time of year, engagement season! From Thanksgiving to Valentine’s Day, the most celebrated holidays, is the time when couples get engaged and embark on a new chapter of their lives. For most Couples, it is their first time getting married and even if it is not, the burning question of knowing...