How to Choose a Caterer the Right Way

How to Choose a Caterer the Right Way From plated dinners to food trucks set up outside the reception venue, the options for feeding your wedding guests are growing every day. Pick something that will make you and your guests happy, but don’t sacrifice your tastes or the style of your wedding for others’ opinions. […]

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Wedding Expenses: Who Pays for What

Wedding Expenses: Who Pays for What There is a scene in the movie Father of the Bride when George, the character played by Steve Martin and the father of the bride, tries to process the slowly mounting costs of his daughter’s wedding. He manages to escape before having a breakdown, but that scene captures the […]

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10 Ways to Save on Wedding Expenses

10 Ways to Save on Wedding Expenses It’s no secret that weddings are expensive. The average wedding now costs over $25,000, and it can be argued that weddings are for the guests. However, there are numerous ways to minimize the expense of a wedding without detracting from the enjoyment. The keys are to think outside […]

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Wedding Budget Guide for Texoma Brides

Wedding Budget Guide for Texoma Brides If you’re getting married in the Texoma area, this post is the FIRST thing you should read before diving into wedding planning! We’ve put together a comprehensive guide for your entire wedding budget. These numbers are based on the Texoma area specifically, so you’ll know exactly what to plan […]

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Creating Wedding Budget for First-Timers

Creating Wedding Budget for First-Timers Creating a wedding budget is not an easy task. One of the first things any wedding planning checklist or book will tell you to do when planning your wedding is to set a budget.  However, planning a wedding is not like buying a car or planning a vacation. The cost […]

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3 Reasons Why Hiring an Amateur Photographer Is a Huge Mistake

The number one regret of couples after the wedding is not investing more money in photography. Planning a wedding is a daunting task that often comes with a shockingly high price tag. Of course, our natural reaction as humans is to start looking for places to cut costs and bring the overall number down, but […]

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Choosing the Right Wedding Dress for You

Shopping for a wedding dress can be overwhelming, given the endless possibilities. Just remember that no matter your budget, shape, personal taste, wedding size, or wedding type, there is a perfect dress out there just waiting for you to find it.  Wedding dresses take time to produce, and most are manufactured overseas, which can mean […]

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The Groom’s Ring – Metals Explained

While there’s usually less attention given to the groom’s ring, that doesn’t make it any less important. The rings are there to symbolize your commitment to each other, so you’ll want to find something that will last him a long time. Different metals have their pros and cons, and it’s up to you to determine […]

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Splurge or Save?

If you thought putting together your wedding budget was hard, sticking to it is going to be even harder. That’s why doing a vision and priority exercise with your fiance before you start meeting with vendors and buying decorations is important. But once you’ve settled on your vision and begin to put together your budget, […]

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6 Commonly Forgotten Wedding Costs

6 Commonly Forgotten Wedding Costs We all know how expensive a wedding can be, but there are small costs that often are forgotten or overlooked. These can add up to a big overage for your wedding budget. After all, you need a dress, a venue, flowers, food, a cake, and countless other items in order […]

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