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5 Wedding Venue Planning Tips That You Need to Know Now!

By Nancy Curtis / November 16, 2018

Wedding venue planning is not as simple as choosing where you want to hold your reception. If you need help with that, How to choose the right wedding reception venue is your first read.  I talked about the things to consider when choosing your reception venue. If your venue is chosen, then how do you…

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How to Chose the Right Wedding Venue for your Reception

By Nancy Curtis / October 15, 2018

When you start to plan your wedding, picking your wedding venue should be right up there near the top of your first decisions to make. Your venue sets the tone for your wedding. And know up front that this is not an easy process unless you’ve known since Day 1 where you want to hold…

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3 Ways to Get your Wedding Guests to RSVP

By Nancy Curtis / September 25, 2018

One of the major frustrations I have heard from brides is getting their guests to RSVP. What’s with that anyway? ‘I’m getting married, you’re invited, why can’t you confirm (tell me) that you are going?” Seems simple enough. Part of the problem might be the mindset. People don’t understand either what a RSVP is or…

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The Ups and Downs of Wedding Planning and How to Get Through it

By Nancy Curtis / August 8, 2018

Hey, I heard you’re engaged.  That’s terrific news!  Bask in that moment and make it last as long as you can before the wedding planning challenges take over. It’s not going to be all sunshine and lollipops as you get ready to walk up that aisle.  It’s going to be bit (or a lot) like…

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Engagement Parties – Are you having one?

By Nancy Curtis / March 6, 2018

Engagement parties can be a fun way to announce and celebrate your engagement, but not everyone has one. The following blog comes from the Emily Post Institute on Etiquette and more precisely their  Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette, 6th edition Engagement parties occupy a funny little niche in the wedding process: They are standard practice in, and more…

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5 Wedding Planning Mistakes to Avoid

By Nancy Curtis / January 23, 2018

As we all know, your wedding day is a very important day in your life. We spend endless hours and plenty of money making wedding plans to ensure that our wedding is everything we’ve ever dreamed of. As magical and meaningful as the day is, it can also be quite stressful and difficult to plan…

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend a Wedding Show

By Nancy Curtis / January 10, 2018

In this day of online shopping, Pinterest and Instagram, is there still a place for Wedding Shows? And as a bride to be is it worth your while to attend one?  I say ’Definitely, a resounding YES!’ Now I maybe a little biased as I ran my own successful wedding show for 20 years. But…

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3 Things You Need to Know Before You Start Your Wedding Planning

By Nancy Curtis / December 13, 2017

3 Things You Need to Know Before You Start Your Wedding Planning A proposal of marriage – you said yes.  People to call, celebrating to be had!  Isn’t this fun??  Now that the excitement is under control (well for the time-being) and the phone calls/TMs are done, let’s start wedding planning, right?  STOP right there…

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Dressing the Mother of the Bride

By Nancy Curtis / December 4, 2017

Weddings tend to be ‘all about the bride’ but we should not forget another very important person – the Mother of the Bride. Here is a great blog from the Emily Post Institute about how both moms should dress for the big day. In addition to focusing on the bride and groom on their special…

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6 Signs that you may need a Wedding Coach

By Nancy Curtis / November 16, 2017

Is Wedding Coaching for You? Planning a wedding should be fun! But planning a wedding alone can be a little overwhelming at times! Have you had to deal with any of these kinds of questions and situations yet? … Who do you trust to get the reception area set up the way you want? Too many…

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