Comparison, the Thief of Joy

Comparison, the Thief of Joy

Comparison kills dreams Apps are great.  Facebook groups are great.  Online forums  are great.  There is value is hearing about the successes and mistakes of and frustrations of other brides. It feels good to commune with people going through the...

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Beware of the Wedding Tax

Beware of the Wedding Tax

This is really a big deal Research shows that getting married is in the top 10 of the most stressful things you’ll ever experience.  Its right up there with getting cancer or other major illness, going to prison,  death of a close family member, and...

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4 Tips for Your RSVP Management

4 Tips for Your RSVP Management

Every bride dreams that guests will quickly fill in their RSVP cards and send them back before the requested date. Unfortunately, the reality is, some guests will not adhere to your deadline, giving you a headache and send you scrambling to contact the non...

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The cheapest deal in town

The cheapest deal in town

I hear a version of this question all the time Do you know a baker, DJ, florist, photographer, etc that isn't too expensive/has reasonable prices/is inexpensive/doesn't cost too much/is low cost? It is easy to get sticker shock when doing research on what putting a...

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7 ways to deal with difficult conversations

7 ways to deal with difficult conversations

This is hard "I don't care what anyone says this is hard. Handling response cards with add on RSVPs is so difficult."  I could feel the bride's frustration through her smile. The challenge of having a limited budget and guests that didn't seem to respect that was...

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Wedding Expo Survival Tips

Wedding Expo Survival Tips

4 Wedding Expo Survival Tips Big, huge events with hundreds of vendors and thousands of brides.  A wedding expo can be a really fun event where you can sample food, see fashion shows, and talk to every type of vendor you might need.  It can be a lot to take in , but I...

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