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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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Wedding Signs – 5 Ways to Use Them in Your Wedding

By Nancy Curtis / November 6, 2017

Signs, Signs, Everywhere there’s signs…..Wedding Signs that is Have you noticed that over the last several years, the signage at weddings has really evolved?  One time the only printed word was on your program and a Thank You favour.  Today Brides and Grooms are adding signs that are not only helpful but fun as well…

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DIY – What Does it Mean When it Comes to your Wedding?

By Nancy Curtis / October 30, 2017

DIY is certainly a very trendy and popular type of wedding at the moment. But while everyone assumes that they know what DIY aka Do-it-Yourself is, I‘m not sure everyone’s definition is the same. When I hear brides tell me that they plan to have a DIY wedding, I need to hear more. DIY Wedding –…

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The 2 Sides to a DIY Wedding – Part 2

By Nancy Curtis / October 20, 2017

The 2 Sides to DIY-ing your Wedding – Part 2 Is it possible to have a DIY wedding, save money, come out sane and enjoy the wedding planning process?  In my last blog we looked at the pros or the Upside of doing some or all of your wedding planning.  It showed us some possibilities…

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The 2 Sides to a DIY Wedding – Part 1

By Nancy Curtis / October 12, 2017

The 2 Sides to DIY-ing your Wedding – Part 1 We all know the DIY-craze has infiltrated into every part of our lives. I think it started with home improvement shows, then it went from there to gardening, house flipping/interior design, crafting! You can DIY just about anything now, but that doesn’t mean you should.…

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