Category Archives: Golden Tips

Using Food for Fun Gifts

We’ll be trying some more of these out this weekend (the husband and I are celebrating 10 years – 10 YEARS! – of wedded bliss) because they sound fun and will inspire the children to cook more with us and try even more unusual foods. If you and your friends, bridesmaids, groomsmen or family are [...]

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Best Experiential Wedding Gifts: Spring 2016

It’s fashionable, these days, to have an “experiential” wedding – you know, those couples who rock climb and exchange vows on the top of an obscure narrow peak of rock in the middle of a desert.  Which is killer awesome, but totally not always something someone can do.  Budget, for one.  Or physical ability.  Or [...]

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Jazz for a Lazy Wedding Day

After almost ten years in the biz, we hear a lot of music.  Ok, not nearly as much as the DJ’s, but enough that we have seen many of the same songs played…not for first dances, no judgement there…but during dinner! Yes, this is an article about dinner music. That mundane, background sound that carries [...]

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Top 3 Types Wedding Veils

Everyone who wears a veil, headpiece, hat, comb, clip or scarf on her wedding day has oodles of different sizes, shapes, hems and fabrics to choose from when it comes to how to decorate our hair.  It’s well known now that traditionally brides were “hidden” from evil spirits under those long veils, and the bridesmaids [...]

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Best Dessert Tables

Dessert bars are still the rage here and there.  Actually, we have seen some pretty fun twists on the dessert table from couples who prefer not to have cake (whether because they want something different, don’t like cake, or a mix of the two).  Of course, there’s always cupcakes, or mini cupcakes, which are fun [...]

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Wedding Math

It’s that time of year again for us – investing lots of time and resources into booking brides for 2016 – 2017.  It’s always an exciting (and a little nerve-wrecking) time, because we always get to meet a lot of really lovely people while at the same time we are making the same case, over [...]

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Holiday at Home

Well, it’s that time of year again.  Going out to parties, hosting parties, and having a really good couple of meals.  We feel half the fun of throwing a dinner party is, of course, the designing of it!  Which is why we’ve invested in a few key pieces that make any meal look festive for [...]

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Getting Shredded before you’re Wedded

We have posted about fitness and health options before because, well, I’m all about exercising, eating right and being healthy as a lifestyle. But I understand that not everyone is super into fitness, or doesn’t have time, inclination, ability, or interest in doing it as a lifestyle. So I wanted to show you a list [...]

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Videographer Costs – De-Mystified!

You cry.  You laugh.  You shake you head in embarrassment.  And you are so happy you went ahead and booked a videographer for your wedding day! Photography is divine, and is definitely one of those things that’s worth the extra splurge on excellent professionalism and a preserved album, but video is something even more – [...]

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Losing Weight for Wedding Season…

For those of you out there who are trying to lose weight for your wedding, or to fit into a bridesmaid dress, or to just look dang fine in your cocktail dress at a glam event this summer, I’ve compiled a bunch of tips, products and information – tried and true by yours truly – [...]

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