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Style Your Day Like a Wedding Pro I’m going to be real with you all today. There is A LOT of wedding “inspiration” out there. This is great because couples like you can find ideas to personalize your day and make it unique to you. But, it can become overwhelming. And in events, execution is […]

My Top 6 New York Wedding Decor Vendors

March 4, 2019

There are so many awesome wedding trends for 2019. But knowing what to incorporate at your own wedding can be challenging. Have you ever gotten sucked down an inspiration rabbit hole (aka Pinterest)? You may have wondered, “How am I going to make my wedding look different from everyone else’s?” You are not alone! I […]

2019’s Insta-Worthy Wedding Trends for Your Big Day

February 19, 2019

Have you Googled “living coral wedding inspiration” only to find the same, tired Pinterest images of peach and mint weddings? As a member of the design community, I loved hearing Pantone announce Living Color as the 2019 Color of the Year. It’s a vibrant, happy color. Pantone’s description even aligns with my perspective on weddings […]

Coral Wedding Inspiration: 6 Subtle Ways to Add Living Coral to Your Modern Wedding

February 4, 2019

Back in the day (almost ten years ago) when I was planning my wedding, I used Microsoft Excel as my wedding checklist. Spoiler alert: I’m a bit of a spreadsheet geek and efficiency fanatic. Luckily, technology has evolved. There are even better tools today to organize all your wedding planning tasks. You might be thinking, […]

The #1 Tool You Need to Organize Your Wedding Checklist

January 22, 2019

Hey, hey, hey! Are you planning a destination wedding in Upstate New York? Are you having a hard time finding the right venue for your style or personalities? You’re not alone. According to The Knot, 48% of couples in a 2016 survey said that having a reception venue with a scenic backdrop was their top […]

12 Most Intriguing Wedding Venues in Upstate New York

January 15, 2019

Happy new year! If you became engaged over the holidays, you may be wondering who really needs an invite to your wedding. Are there too many people on your guest list? Are you unsure how to cut down your list without offending someone? You’re not alone. When I got married, we chose a smaller venue so […]

7 Steps to a Shorter Guest List (Minus the Guilt)

January 7, 2019

Hooray! You’re engaged! You’ve announced it to your friends and taken lots of ring selfies. You’ve been dreaming of getting married in Upstate New York or maybe the Finger Lakes. And now you’re ready to check out some venues for real. In this post, I guide you through the first steps you should take to […]

6 Steps to Your Perfect Wedding Venue in Upstate NY

December 18, 2018

Hi friends! If you received an email for this blog post this morning, my sincere apologies. As some of you know, I’ve been working on a new website and the Showit engineers were helping me get the blog up and running. Well, we were working on it into the wee hours of the morning, and […]

A Note to My Amazing Blog Subscribers

December 17, 2018

Are you thinking of hiring a wedding band? How good do you feel about signing a contract with them? Everyone has heard the story of artists who demand a jar of only green M&M’s in their dressing room. But wedding bands and DJ’s aren’t like “those people,” right? Or are they? Can you trust them […]

The Ultimate Wedding Band Contract Checklist

December 3, 2018

Hi friend! Yaaay for a three-day work week, amiright? I am popping into your inbox to thank you for signing up for my (almost) weekly insider wedding planning tips with a free Thanksgiving banner. (I say “almost” because I usually blog for 3 weeks and take the 4th week to catch up.) I know it takes […]

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November 19, 2018

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