Browsing Month March, 2012

For The Bride: Wedding Gown Tips – How To Flatter Your Figure

By at March 25, 2012 | 4:48 pm | 1 Comments

Do you know what style flatters your body type? Many brides don't, but by choosing wisely, you can highlight your best features while camouflaging your "problem areas". Here's a guide that can help you look your best for your wedding day. This is just a guide to go by; ultimately, you have to decide what looks good on you and how you feel in it! Styles that look

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For The Bride & Groom: A Guide to Vendor Contracts

By at March 25, 2012 | 3:43 pm | 0 Comment

Let's get something straight: Every time you hire a photographer, caterer, florist, or hairdresser; book a chapel, park, or hotel ballroom; or order something from a dress shop, dressmaker, or formal-wear store, you must get your agreement in writing. Until you put down a deposit, there is no contract, and you have no guarantees. Read everything in your contracts and

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King Ola, DJ

By at March 21, 2012 | 4:44 pm | 2 Comments

Weddings are joyous celebrations, the most wonderful time of your life when two hearts become one and when two people tie the knots to live a life together. I create a subtle ceremony/reception festive atmosphere from relaxing dinner music and skillfully arranged exciting dance hits to set the right mood for an unforgettable

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For the Bride: A Quick Guide to Selecting Your Bridesmaids

By at March 17, 2012 | 4:53 pm | 1 Comments

Among the usual nervousness involved in planning a wedding, the choice of bridesmaids is one of the major concerns of most brides. Sometimes, they allow sentiments to overrule their sense of judgement and end up making wrong choices, which might be too late to correct. The first thing you need to consider is the expected number of guests for the ceremony. Some wedding

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Wedding Planning 101: Duties and Responsibilities of the Bridesmaids

By at March 17, 2012 | 4:27 pm | 0 Comment

So you have just been chosen to be one of the bridesmaids at a wedding ceremony. Congratulations! Right now, you are already visualizing how you're going to look, what you'll put on, what you'll need to buy, etc. for that day. After all, you’re the bridesmaid and not the maid of honour, so you don't have to be at the beck and call of the bride.

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20 Details Every Bride Forgets

By at March 13, 2012 | 10:49 pm | 0 Comment

Think you've got it all covered? Think again. We're betting there are at least a couple items on this list you missed. 1. Remembering a pretty hanger for your dress It's a tiny detail, but when your photographer takes the classic photo of your dress hanging up before you put it on, you don't want to ruin the shot with a plastic or wire hanger. 2. Telling family

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Wedding Transportation: Costs, Tips & Trends

By at March 12, 2012 | 10:41 pm | 0 Comment

You know what you're wearing, what you're eating, and who's reading what at your ceremony, but none of that matters if you have no way of getting yourselves (and the wedding party) to the wedding site. (a great task for the groom). These 11 tips will get you ready to roll: 1. What It Costs You're likely to be charged by the hour (ranging from $40-$75 per hour,

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Ask AANW: Is There Anything Wrong With Having A Long Engagement?

By at March 12, 2012 | 12:37 pm | 2 Comments

Question: My boyfriend just proposed but we have already discussed that we don't want to have the wedding for another two years is there something against having a long engagement. -- Olu   Congrats on your engagement!!! He loved it and he put a ring on it!!! :) So back to question at hand. There's absolutely nothing wrong with a long engagement.

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Wedding Guests: Reception Seating How-Tos

By at March 5, 2012 | 7:10 pm | 0 Comment

If you're having 50 guests to a buffet, you may or may not want to give people specific seating assignments. But if you're having 100 guests or more and serving a seated meal, you'll want to make sure everyone's got a specific place to sit. Why? For one, people like to know where they're sitting -- and that you took the time to choose where and who they should sit

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Wedding Transportation: The Basics

By at March 5, 2012 | 7:06 pm | 0 Comment

There's more to wedding day travel plans than trying to hide your car from the best man and his arsenal of aluminum cans. We've got the 411 on getting you and your bridal party around. Early Decisions Choosing your transportation begins with an assessment of who you have to take with you, and the size of your bridal party plays a big part. If it's just you and two

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