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Wedding Budget – Why it’s so important to do it Now!

By Nancy Curtis / April 10, 2017

Do you solemnly swear to make a wedding budget, honour it, be true to it in good times and bad, in sickness and in health from this day forward? The biggest day of your life could cost more than you think. I’m talking your Wedding Budget! When starting to plan your wedding, it is so…

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Do you REALLY know what your Wedding Day will cost You???

By Nancy Curtis / April 5, 2017

For most couples, a wedding is the first time you’ll ever have to think about planning a huge event, let alone creating a wedding budget. This usually means lots of people start planning in a similar way: First you think about the wedding you want. Then you think about how much you’re comfortable spending. And then…

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Cash bar yes or no?

Cash Bar: Norm or No-No?

By Nancy Curtis / June 9, 2016

Sometimes clients ask me if a cash bar at their wedding reception is the norm or a no-no. Truthfully, it’s a touchy subject that everyone has an opinion on.  When many couples start planning their wedding budget they are often surprised at the cost of the reception, so a normal first reaction is to ask ‘where…

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8 Mistakes to avoid when picking your bridesmaids’ dresses

By Nancy Curtis / May 19, 2016

Today we’re welcoming our friends at Best For Bride to the blog for a special guest post about how to avoid pitfalls when shopping for your bridesmaids’ dresses. What challenges have you faced in choosing your bridesmaids’ dresses? Let us know in the comments at the end of the post! Of the many wedding planning decisions…

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Here Comes The Bride: Things to think about when choosing your wedding music

By Nancy Curtis / May 5, 2016

We hear music everywhere these days — at the store, in the car, at the gym, at the office — so it would seem natural to have it at your wedding. I think most people would agree. But how much time and attention do we have to pay to it as part of the wedding…

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Are you guilty of this?

By Nancy Curtis / April 21, 2016

The other weekend, friends of ours were over for dinner. Over the course of the evening, Dave* mentioned that he had still not received a thank you note from his grandson and wife from their wedding in early fall last year.  He remarked that he had seen them several times since the wedding and nothing was mentioned. But…

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DIY Weddings - who helps the bride and party?

9 Things That DIY Weddings Won’t Do For You

By Nancy Curtis / April 7, 2016

You’re getting married. Everyone wants to help, everyone has an opinion, things are becoming overwhelming and you just want to run away. And you are just getting started! That wasn’t what you were dreaming about when you first got engaged, was it? DIY Weddings! It all sounds so easy and dreamy, maybe a little confusing…

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Dressing the Mother of the Bride

By Nancy Curtis / June 11, 2015

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…

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#winplanning – Wedding Co-ordination contest

By Nancy Curtis / April 23, 2015

Win Planning (Wedding Co-ordination) Contest Plan it Perfectly Wedding Co-ordination wants to know……what is your biggest wedding planning challenge or problem? Tell us by posting your answer to Plan it Perfectly’s Facebook page or Tweet it out to Plan it Perfectly using #winplanning. It’s that simple! You could win one of 3 fabulous prizes. 1st…

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