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Monuments to City Streets, (14) Washington DC Photographic Locations for a Picture Perfect Wedding Day

Monuments to City Streets, (14) Washington DC Photographic Locations for a Picture Perfect Wedding Day

Hello L O V E Birds!  Wedding season is upon us and as you prepare for one of the most memorable days of your life, I am here to help you prepare to capture the moment.  I love this city, Washington, DC, just as much as my couples, and when they inform me they want to incorporate as much of the city of Washington, DC in their wedding portraits, my adrenaline goes into overdrive!  Even as I write this post, I am overjoyed to share with you 14-iconic locations, from monuments to city streets, to incorporate on your wedding day....

You’re Engaged, Pt 5., The Officiant…TOP (5) WEDDING PROS ON YOUR DREAM

You’re Engaged, Pt 5., The Officiant…TOP (5) WEDDING PROS ON YOUR DREAM

Now that you have taken those initial steps and said “I Do” over the weekend, it is time to advance to one of the most important aspects of wedding planning: building your wedding pro dream team! Having a top-tier team of wedding professionals will bring your vision to life with precision, and in glorious ways you would have never imagined.  We are closing out our 5-part series on “You’re Engaged”, and we hope the information we have shared in the previous blogs related to the venue, floral designers, photography, your wedding planner, and wedding planning costs will be beneficial to...

It is a Baby Affair, Love You to the Moon and Back

It is a Baby Affair, Love You to the Moon and Back

    The birth of a baby signifies new beginnings, a reflection of hope, miracles of life, and a time to celebrate.  I was overjoyed when previous wedding clients, Charlyne and Richard, informed me they were expecting their first baby but also wanting me to plan their baby shower.  As with all our wedding couples they become family, so it was an honor to be a part of this momentous occasion for the two of them. The theme for the baby shower was “Love You to the Moon & Back” based off a Charlyne’s descriptive love language she was feeling...

Wedding Budget 101: How Much Will it Cost to Plan My Wedding

Wedding Budget 101:  How Much Will it Cost to Plan My Wedding

  For most Couples, it is their first time getting married and even if it is not, the burning question of knowing how much to spend on their wedding is puzzling.  In today’s blog, I hope to clear up this mystery for you so that you will be able to create a realistic wedding budget to plan your special day. In the Washington, DC metro area to include Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland, you may view depending on the “publication source” the average wedding cost is approximately $44,000 (I like to explain it based on CPG – cost per guest...

You’re Engaged, Pt 4., The Floral Designer…TOP (5) WEDDING PROS ON YOUR DREAM TEAM

In our previous blog series, we shared details of securing your Wedding Planner, Wedding Venue, and Photographer. Now that you have taken those initial steps, it is time to continue advancing the most important aspects of wedding planning: building your wedding pro dream team! Having a top-tier team of wedding professionals will bring your vision to life with precision, and in glorious ways you would have never imagined. So, who should be on your wedding professionals dream team? We are going to walk you through this 6-part blog series. My advice is to “start” with our suggested (5) essential wedding pros to book...

You’re engaged: Pt.3, The Photographer…Top (5) Wedding Pros on Your Dream Team

You’re engaged: Pt.3, The Photographer…Top (5) Wedding Pros on Your Dream Team

In our previous blog series, we shared details of securing your Wedding Planner and Wedding Venue. Now that you have taken those initial steps, it is time to continue advancing the most important aspects of wedding planning: building your wedding pro dream team! Having a top-tier team of wedding professionals will bring your vision to life with precision, and in glorious ways you would have never imagined. So, who should be on your wedding professionals dream team? We are going to walk you through this 6-part blog series. My advice is to “start” with our suggested (5) essential wedding pros to...