Making beautiful memories with your music
So many times, in our daily lives, when we are out and about in the world, a memory of something comes to us and we are surprised at this sudden thought or feeling. Maybe, what we were not aware of was the song that was being played or performed in the background. We could be anywhere - the grocery store, the salon, driving our car to work, or even at a ... Read More
Her words tell the story.
The right photographer is an invaluable part of any wedding. So a favorite story is about the first reluctant bride and how her photos made her wedding amazing.
“Originally, my dad wanted to send out disposable cameras with the invitations. He thought it would be nice to have our friends and family capture our memories for us instead of hiring a photographer to ... Read More
To get this party started
A wedding celebration is a living, breathing thing. Last spring, a horse-drawn carriage was to deliver the bride to the altar. The carriage appeared from afar and was to pass over an arched stone bridge spanning a stream. It was a strong horse, but the steel shoes didn’t provide the traction needed to cross. For safety’s sake, they withdrew a great distance and ... Read More
Ten good ideas for an unforgettable time...
After months of wedding planning, a honeymoon is one of the most highly anticipated trips you will ever take. Whether you are planning a lazy time on a beach with sparkling aquamarine water or planning to become an eco-tourist to study the Galapagos turtles and saltwater iguanas, your trip requires serious planning. Here are some ideas to guide you ... Read More
You can just order the rubber chicken and say “well if they don’t like it they don’t have to eat it”. Modern brides are concerned with the likes and dislikes of their guests and want to offer choices that will please most everyone’s palates based on personal preference or dietary concerns. Offering vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free or accommodating special requests is not only courteous but becoming ... Read More
High in the Northeast Corner of Scottsdale
When Canadian bride, Claire and her groom Jeff celebrated their September 2011 wedding in one of the most breathtaking areas in Arizona, couture Sonoran Desert style naturally became a design element for this outdoors loving couple.
Set high in the northeast corner of Scottsdale, the Chiricahua Clubhouse at Desert Mountain was the perfect choice for ... Read More
Ideas for a lovely you...
There are a plethora of articles about makeup for the bride. The only problem is that it largely appears to be directed at twenty-three year old brides and bridal party members in their early twenties. Plenty of women wait to get married, or are on the second time around. For those brides, for the slightly older bridesmaid and for the mothers of the bride, here is a ... Read More
Surely, not just for breakfast anymore!
Over the past ten years wedding receptions have featured chocolate fountains, then came cupcakes, followed by the candy buffet and now: Doughnuts. Really? Yes, absolutely! Doughnuts can be the featured dessert or paired with any of the aforementioned treats…even stacked artfully as the wedding cake itself. It is all possible, and who doesn’t like ... Read More
The blessing and the curse
How much is friendship worth? Don’t put a price on friendship, but isn’t that exactly what happens when your best friend is getting married and asks you to be in her wedding? Unless, of course, she is paying for everything. Who wouldn’t want a friend like that, right? She asks you to be in her wedding and says it will not cost you a dime. WOW! Count you ... Read More
Jaw-dropping, wide-eyed wonder for the bride!
As you plan your wedding, you are in charge of every minute detail. You know every bite of food. You know every song played (and what won’t be played!). You know every gown and tuxedo/suit/guayabera that will walk down the aisle. You have chosen every linen, knife, fork, spoon, candle, chair, etc. You know the venue, captains and coordinators. ... Read More