Archive for June 2013

Date Ideas For You and Your Fianc

For some couples, getting engaged means constant wedding planning 24/7 in exchange for a social life and any sort of romance. We all know that weddings are expensive, so here is some fun, cheap date ideas that you and your fianc

Fun Things To Do the Night Before the Wedding

Every bride experiences the typical nervous jitters and the butterflies in the tummy the night before the wedding. But what are some great ideas that might help calm the nerves and make for a great evening with your bridesmaids?

maskPamper yourself!

Well one idea, is to have you and all of your bridesmaids indulge in facemasks. It is relaxing and will help your face look flawless for the next day.


Write it out! Another great idea is to write a letter to your husband! This may help you get out some of the feelings you are experiencing the night before the big day and it will also be a great surprise to give your hubby the day of the wedding. A great idea might even be to write it in private and then have a sleepover with all of your bridesmaids reading it to them. This will be a great bonding experience for you and your wedding party!

laughLaugh the nerves away!

Last, but not least, it would be fun to watch a goofy, wedding romantic comedy with your best girl friends the night before your big day. It will keep things light hearted and make you laugh and take your mind off of the nerves you may be feeling. To make it even more special, add in some popcorn and a glass of wine!

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Having a Fabulous Themed Reception

A good way to make a memorable wedding day is with a unique reception. The reception is one of the most important components to the wedding and making is memorable to the guest is important to every bride. A good way to make the party unforgettable is with an interesting theme. Here are a few ideas to get you started.


How to Make Your Wedding Unique

The planning process of a wedding can get stressful at times, we all know, especially when trying to set your wedding apart from the rest. How can you possibly make your wedding different from all the others? Getting creative is the first step. Finding ways to incorporate your relationship and make the wedding truly unique.Here are some ways to stand out from the crowds of over used wedding ideas!

flowersThe Flowers

Changing up the traditional floral choices of roses can add a world of difference to the look of a wedding. Some fun summer flower ideas are sunflowers or Calla Lilies. Both are nontraditional and beautiful to decorate an outdoor ceremony.





dressBridesmaid Dresses

Getting creative with the bridesmaids can add to the fun of a summer wedding. Bring out the knee length casual dresses that the girls can wear again and make sure to play around with color. Sometimes adding a funky print to the mix can make a world of difference when trying to bring in the unique tone. Chevron, stripes or floral could work for a summer wedding.


When planning any wedding today, the

Wedding Watchers: Dieting the Healthy Way For Your Wedding

Dieting for the big day?

Once a future bride sets a date for her wedding day, she also almost immediately sets a dietary plan that is virtually impossible to follow. So how can brides to be establish a clean, healthy eating plan that is actually realistic and enjoyable to follow? Below are a few ideas on how to create an eating plan that is right for YOU!

Balance out your diet

Getting Creative With Your Wedding Food!

Who says that you cannot play with your food? A recent trend occurring at weddings is the idea of a food bar in replacement of or in addition to a cocktail bar. With a designated theme, guests can create different food items that are good and deliciously fun for wedding guests of all ages to enjoy!

tkrco11fw_juliajacob15Make your food bar fun!

  • If you are having an outdoor wedding with a reception that is still occurring after dark, a great idea would be to have a s’mores bar. You can set out different candy bars, marshmallows, and graham crackers where guests can create their ideal after dinner treat.
  • A popcorn bar is another excellent snack idea. The popcorn can be placed in decorative baskets or bins in which guests can then take a bowl and scoop as much as they desire. Additional seasonings and spices can be optional for guests who want to play with different popcorn flavors.
  • If feasible, an ice cream sundae bar would be a fun dessert option for guests. By keeping the ice cream cold, a variety of toppings could be set out for guests with a super sweet tooth!
  • Dessert bars are excellent ideas for guests to munch on. The bar can consist of various cookies, brownies, and any other finger desserts that you as the bride want on there. To get even more creative you could provide milk, chocolate milk, and water to wash them all down.

tacobarMake dinner more casual

  • If you are stressing out about the meal provided at the wedding, perhaps consider using a food bar to make things less stressful and more fun for guests and you!
  • A taco bar is a great idea, guests can create their own meal so they will be happy with what they are eating, and it alleviates the stress on you because you only worry about how you are going to make your tacos delicious
  • Some other food bar ideas:
    • BBQ themed food bar
    • Pasta bar
    • Salad bar
    • Hamburgers and hotdogs
    • Deli sandwiches

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Things To Do Before Planning the “I Do!”

With the summer comes many newly engaged brides or brides that finally have time away from work or school to start making wedding preparations. Now that the “engagement season” is in full effect, there are TONS of lucky ladies sporting a brand-new, glitzy piece of bling on their left ring finger. Congratulations to all of you! This is a special and memorable time that you should cherish. However, the planning process is hectic and keeping yourself organized and on time will make this life changing moment so easy and fun.