Essential Marriage Advice from Happily Married Grandmas

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Read here as grandmothers dole out marriage advice that comes from decades of experience… Your happy marriage will be unique but there’s no harm in embarking on your marital journey fortified with wisdom from women who’ve married, raised kids, reconnected in empty nests, and are still going strong! “A healthy marriage takes a lot of … Read more

8 Moments You Need to Capture on Your Wedding Day

After months of planning, your wedding will flash by in hours, which is why photos are the best way to remember everything about your big day. But what moments will you most want to look back on?  Don’t Forget to Capture the Emotion Weddings are gorgeous events and it’s very easy to get caught up … Read more

The Ultimate Mother-of-the-Bride Checklist

A step-by-step guide for the other important lady of the day. The mother of the bride traditionally plays a big role in the wedding, especially if she’s hosting. Guests will come to you before, during, and after the “I dos” for information and help. Consider yourself a manager with a slew of responsibilities, including those … Read more

Booking a Wedding Venue? Questions to ask in Advance!

A little bit of investigating can help make a confusing process, less so. Asking the right questions when scouting venues can help in the decision making.  Here are some points to consider, based on experienced wedding planners and recently married couples:What are the duties of your wedding venue coordinator? Not everyone can afford to hire … Read more

Reading Between the Lines: How to Decode the Dress Code for a Wedding

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Have you ever received an invitation to a wedding or and not known how to dress? If preferred dress is not stated on the invitation, how do you know what to wear? Whether you realize it or not, the invitation holds TONS of subtle clues: you just have to know what to look for. 1) … Read more

Thank You Notes: Know When to Mail ‘Em – And When to Hold ‘Em!

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“Did you write your thank notes?” is a Southerner’s good morning. It’s like a mantra, ingrained in many a child’s psyche, from a very early age.  Now, I say it to myself.  Instead of OM, one wakes up and thinks:  Did you write your thank you notes?  If the answer is no, the writing of … Read more

Response Cards and Envelopes

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Today, we are addressing a question that has come up a few times recently: does a response card always require an envelope? In most cases, the answer is yes.  You (the bride or the couple) send a response card with pre-stamped envelope to your guests so they can reply with their attendance and often times, … Read more