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Charming Deet #350: Seating Chart Tips and Tricks!

Planning a seating chart can be a daunting task during your planning process, however it is still important. People like knowing where to sit because it avoids confusion and awkward encounters. Here are some tips and tricks to help ease the stress of preparing a seating chart. 1) Start as early as possible Not every wedding guest is going to respond to[...]

Charming Deet #348: Toppers that take the Cake!

One of the most consistent parts of every wedding (in my opinion it is the best part) is the wedding cake. Layers upon layers of fluffy cake topped off with delicious frosting… YUM!!! Most guests love a good cake, but for some wedding cakes it is the topper that makes the cake special. Cake toppers didn’t become popular until around the 1950s. Couples used t[...]

Brides Against Breast Cancer

Every one in eight women in the U.S. will develop Breast Cancer in their lifetime.  Eighty-five percent of those women do not have a history of Breast Cancer in their family.  Those are some pretty startling facts.  Brides Against Breast Cancer is one organization that contributes to programs for cancer patients and their families.  Their outreach and educ[...]

Charming Deet #309: Bridesmaids Dresses...All for One, One for All!

Bridesmaids dresses are such a hot topic. The ladies standing next to you are your best friends and family. You as a bride want to make them feel as special as they make you feel, so you ask them to be with you on your big day. You also want them to look good on your day, but not better than you of course! There are tons of designers, fabrics, colors, and le[...]

Charming Deet #279: Unified in Love

While the history of the unity candle is a bit ambiguous the symbolism is more clear than ever!  There are three candles placed usually on one side of the ceremony space.  Two smaller ones representing the bride and groom and a larger candle between the two representing the two individuals as a couple.  After the officiant finishes leading the couple i[...]

Charming Deet #273: You're Engaged!!! Now what?

So you just got engaged... CONGRATULATIONS!! Celebrate! Have FUN! Don't get bogged down right away with trying to start the planning process.  Take some time and just work your way up to that.  Relish in the moments directly after saying yes and make a mental note of exactly how you feel right then and there.  That just became one of the most memorable[...]