Mother of the Bride

Times have changed — your moms didn’t get to plan their own weddings, their moms made all the big decisions. Nowadays, brides and grooms are picking up the bulk of the tab and they want to make the choices for themselves. Having a wedding in your hometown makes it really hard to fight your mother on venue, flowers, and even hotel selection for your guests. You have to learn to say “no” to your parents. Be nice about it and… Read more »

There will be some guests at your wedding who are very special to you but, for whatever reason, don’t make it into the bridal party. (Think close cousins, old pals, family friends, aunts, uncles, dear amigos who have moved out of town, etc.) In the past, those people were sometimes asked to act as guest book monitors or gift movers. In our humble opinion, it’s nice to honour your beloved friends and family members in a way that doesn’t involve… Read more »

grooms wedding speech

Receptions can be tricky things. There are a lot of options, a lot of decisions, and, in some case, a lot of opportunities for miscommunication and possibly stepping on toes. Hopefully not your toes though – especially not in your wedding gown and heels. But it’s okay, we’re here to help clear up the grey areas and miscommunications. And today, the topic at hand is reception dress code and how exactly one specifies what type of attire is appropriate for… Read more »