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When it comes to your budget, chances are a big portion of it will be spent on food and drinks for you big day. You’ll likely spend anywhere from a third to a half of your funds on catering, so it’s essential that you feel like you’re getting your money’s worth. Food, taste, presentation, and service all matter and help make your wedding as memorable as possible (for all the right reasons). Before you commit to a caterer, be sure… Read more »

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The time has come and the morning of your wedding day is finally here! How is there somehow STILL so much to be done? To avoid getting lost in the shuffle of the wedding day morning, we’ve streamlined a few tips to help you relax and ENJOY the moments before the day starts.   1. Order breakfast.  Do you and your bridesmaids have a favourite cafe? Consider ordering breakfast so that it’s there in time for when everyone arrives. Or,… Read more »

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It’s normal to want to share your engagement with all of your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram friends. But before you hit “post,” make sure you consider how your followers will react to your announcement. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of your engagement, but it’s important to remember that not everyone is as excited as you are… Here are six tips for tastefully announcing your engagement on social media without getting unfriended. 1. Don’t flood the feed…. Read more »

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There’s something special about saying “I do” outdoors, with the sun shining, the birds chirping, and a light breeze blowing through your veil as you walk down the aisle to your dearly beloved. Sounds great, right? Well, if you’ve dreamed of a outdoor wedding, there are a few things you need to take care of to ensure your wedding goes off without a hitch. Whether you’re in your own backyard, in a breathtaking field, at a national park or on… Read more »

As you start working with your wedding vendors—namely your planner or day-of coordinator and your stylist—you’re going to have to communicate your wedding vision to your big day dream team. Because having your wedding vendors on the same page as you, décor and vibe-wise, is so important to making your planning experience a smooth one, the way you present and outline how you want your day designed is critical. Here’s how you can better help your vendors help you make… Read more »

A beautiful setting, close family and friends, delicious food, exquisite styling and a glowing couple. All you need is for these things to seamlessly meld together to create a wonderful wedding. But how does anyone really know how your big day will go? That’s just it, as much as you plan, as much you think you’ve thought of every possible risk, unfortunately there is always something that doesn’t go to plan. That’s where a wedding day coordinator comes in. You’ve… Read more »

From trolling the internet for wedding inspiration to reading wedding blogs to going to various friends’ weddings, there certainly are a number of ways for you to see and experience ALL the possibilities for your nuptials. In some ways, this is great — you’ll get tons of ideas! But in other ways, this can also be overwhelming and even cause you to question some of your own big day decisions. If you feel yourself playing the comparison game, here are… Read more »

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You’ve planned every detail – from the menu on down to the sequined tablecloths. But for even the most organized, type-A brides, there will be surprises on your wedding day. Don’t panic! Read on to discover eight things no one tells you about your wedding.   1. Someone close to you will completely let you down…and someone you never expected will totally step up. You know how your maid of honour started dating a new guy a month before your… Read more »

When planning your big day details, don’t forget to consider your wedding day transportation and how you and your partner, your wedding party and guests will travel to various destinations throughout the wedding day and night. Whether you’re providing transportation for everyone or just your close crew, you’ll want to prepare for anything and everything. Here are eight things you should consider for your wedding day transport: 1. Who do you need to provide transportation for?  Before booking anything, consider who you’ll… Read more »

Seating Chart

Planning the seating chart for your wedding reception is like doing one giant puzzle. You have to figure out exactly where each person fits into the bigger picture. And once you dive in, placing your cousins at one table, your college friends at another, you’ll realize it’s a LOT trickier than it sounds. But even though you may feel like throwing in the towel when you have two remaining people and NOWHERE to put them, a seating chart is absolutely… Read more »