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What Will it Cost to Plan a Wedding in 2022!

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 how much to spend on their wedding is puzzling.  In this blog, I will provide you with useful pieces of practical advice to will cost to plan a wedding in 2022 with a realistic outlook for big ticket items and how the pandemic  has affected...

Selecting the Perfect Wedding Venue

Selecting the Perfect Wedding Venue

Looking for the perfect venue is synonymous to finding the perfect home. You should feel connected to the space, and it should reflect your unique sense of style and personality.  And just like a home, as soon as you step one foot into the space, you should instinctively know that this is the perfect place to welcome family and friends to witness and celebrate the love you share with each other. Allow me to share with you some wedding planning tips to help you select the perfect wedding venue. FLEXIBILITY & CONSIDERATIONS: When searching for the ideal venue, be flexible...

Share the Joy, Birthday and Journey to Motherhood (Adoption) Celebration

Share the Joy, Birthday and Journey to Motherhood (Adoption) Celebration

It is not every day I get the opportunity to plan a jubilant occasion for a client who is celebrating two milestones in their life; a birthday and the adoption of twins! My client was turning 41 and didn’t get the opportunity to celebrate her 40th because of COVID, however, during the year she received the news she had been waiting for, the adoption of twins! So she had lots to celebrate!!! Christina, was celebrating the best of life and I was overjoyed when she contacted me to plan this intimate event to toast the exciting news. Within two-weeks I...

Wedding Day Preparation Tips: Essentials for Your Bridal Suite

Wedding Day Preparation Tips: Essentials for Your Bridal Suite

Your wedding day is one of most memorable occasions that you will experience, and you want to celebrate every detail to include your preparation before saying I Do!  Whether in a hotel room or getting dressed at home, there are some essential items you need that will get you through the morning with ease.  These wedding day tips can also be found in a featured article by me with BRIDES wedding publication. Great Lighting: Natural Light is essential for applying your makeup and creating memorable photos. Open all windows and turn on all lighting in the room. If that does...

Tips to Planning a Rehearsal Dinner for Your Wedding

Tips to Planning a Rehearsal Dinner for Your Wedding

Couples are surrounded by the many facets of planning their special day, and right before saying “I Do” to each other they want to unite all those that are near and dear to them to celebrate right before their wedding day. The American tradition to merge families right before the wedding day is the rehearsal dinner. The rehearsal dinner is a pre-wedding ceremony activity usually held right after the wedding rehearsal and the eve of the wedding. Although it is a tradition that is not required, I feel that this event is a time when couples can have a private...

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....