People are always searching for fun and interesting ways to help make their wedding more personal and unique. Besides using specific wedding themes, colors, or decor, consider incorporating culture and cultural activities into the day’s events to give you and your guests something extra! If there is a long gap scheduled between the ceremony and [...] Incorporating Cultural Activities to Your Wedding!
There are few things better than celebrating your wedding with a theme that ties into how the two of you met. We hosted a wedding over the weekend that had such a theme. Our happy couple met each other in Disneyland and fell in love, so they decided they decided to have a wedding themed [...] Angela & Trevor: A #Disney theme #Wedding!
After months and possibly years of planning for your special day (i.e. if the first words you ever spoke were “I do”), the last thing you want is some major malfunction that puts a dark cloud on the wedding day. Below are some common wedding disasters and tips to help ensure you avoid these blunders: [...] Top 5 #WeddingDisasters you need to know!
Recently, I had the honor of attending a friend’s wedding in Mississippi as a guest. It was my first trip to the South and I stress the word “guest” because as a member of the wedding industry, I’m commonly recruited to work someone’s wedding rather than simply enjoying it . With almost all of [...] Five ways Southern weddings differ from California weddings
When planning your special day, remember this one important thing. The color contrast can either make your special day as beautiful as you deserve, or make it into a decorative flop. This blog is to make sure your day is the former. So here are some great tips on contrasting colors through lighting, floral selections and venue [...] The importance of contrasting colors at your #Wedding
One of the biggest aspects of your special day is the food, getting this part wrong can easily stress you and your partner out. Here are some key things you should know and ask to prevent such a disaster from happening! 1. Caterers providing a menu that does not fit the venue layout. It [...] Top 5 must have #Catering questions you need to ask!
One of the harder things to decide on your wedding day might be what level of service to have. To avoid any logistical blunders or under staffing check out these great tips on service levels! Many events, especially weddings, need an adequate amount of staffing to execute different dinner styles, and setups. Considering there are a vast amount of venues [...] Tips on levels of service for your special day
When it comes to planning the bachelor or bachelorette parties, a night filled with bar hopping and strip clubs or a weekend in Vegas are always tried-and-true favorites. But what if the bride or groom-to-be prefers not to partake in alcohol or being grinded on my half-naked people? Here are some fun alternatives that will [...] Sober #Bachelor and #Bachelorette party tips
The Darlington house is one of San Diego’s choice venues, and happens to be one of my favorites. The architecture and the landscaping complement each other in perfect harmony. This venue defiantly a must see when searching for your venue. It’s managed by the Social Service League of La Jolla, which is a non-profit corporation. Their mission is [...] 7 must have tips about the #DarlingtonHouse
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know San Diego is a huge tourist destination because of the weather, beaches, and major city events. So if you’re planning an important event like your wedding day, it would be wise to research what’s going on in the city during your wedding weekend. That way your [...] Planning #Wedding day around #SanDiego city events
Say your wedding essentials are all planned and you find out that you have some room in the budget. Or you want to add that extra “pop” to your wedding! Here are some great extras to add that special touch to your special day! 1. Photobooth- These things are still hot and you can certainly [...] Top 5 hottest add-ons for your #Wedding
When choosing a perfect venue, it is all too easy to overlook some important logistical details, turning your special day into a nightmare. Depending on your vision, needs, and catering requirements you may find your venue not suitable for your special day. Listed below are some tips on some of the details you may have [...] Professional tips on picking a #SanDiego #Venue
With a themed wedding, sometimes it’s all too easy to overlook tying in the venue into your theme. Each venue has a very unique feel to it. So if your dream is for a themed wedding, might as well go all the way! The theme is the foundation of your special day. The first building [...] Your Vision, Your Theme, Your #Venue!
It’s that time of the year ladies! La Jolla Cove Suites is hosting an amazing bridal show for the seventh year! Enjoy the beautiful sunset on the ocean and meet with all sorts of vendors. The Abbey Catering will be there, as well as some of our preferred vendors. Come and meet us on Sunday April [...] La Jolla Cove Suites 7th annual #BridalShow!
It’s no surprise to many ladies (and some gents) that getting your groom/partner excited about wedding planning can be like pulling teeth, but there are ways to get them involved and invested. For starters, you can assign them tasks that may seem small, but are really integral to the planning. Furthermore, there’s at least one [...] Get your #Groom going with these #Wedding planning tips!
If you read my blog articles, you’ll notice I tend to offer tips and advice for planning many aspects of one’s wedding day, from the rehearsal dinner to post-reception activities. This time, I thought it would be a nice change to ask someone else for their words of wisdom that has first-hand knowledge of weddings [...] Confessions of a #Bridesmaid
It is safe to say that San Diego is home to some of the best sunsets the US has to offer. With dramatic landscapes and clear skies you can capture some memorable moments as the sun heads towards the horizon. Whether you are looking to capture that moment during your ceremony or for pictures [...] Must have tips & times for #SanDiego #Sunsets!
The la Jolla Cove Bridge Club is a beautiful and intimate venue right on the beach. The venue has many unique and beautiful options, here is a list of some pointers and policies so you know what a night at the La Jolla Bridge club entails: The ocean is your back drop, for pictures, mood, and theme. The huge [...] #SanDiego hotspot #Venue: #LaJolla Cove Bridge Club!
If you are looking for an off the beaten path space to host your next event, check out the Bernardo Winery. Just 15 minutes north of San Diego, the Bernardo Winery is a century old family owned winery, that’s perfect for your next mixer or wedding. Here are some key features of this wonderful venue: It’s [...] Preferred #Venue: #BernardoWinery
If you dream of having a beach ceremony, you would naturally assume it’s a non-issue in San Diego, right? Although beaches are aplenty, having a beach ceremony does not come without a little paperwork. Here are some helpful tips you many not have known: There are several shoreline parks sanctioned by the city that [...] Secret tips on #BeachCeremonies all #Brides need to know