Posts in Wedding Planning
7 Painless Ways To Cut Wedding Costs

During the planning process, most people are quick to realize how easily bills can pile up. Spending thousands of dollars on flowers, stationery and calligraphy (AND MUCH MORE) isn't for everyone let alone every budget. If you're a bride on a budget...

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MATTHEW & SKYLAR | MENDOTA, CA

It only took seconds to fall in love with Cardella Winery, but the cobblestone pathways, manicured landscape and incredible sliding glass doors leading into the tasting room, had my heart swooning. This venue was the perfect setting for Matthew + Skylar to become man and wife and to celebrate with their family and friends.

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The Wedding Day Timeline

Timeline’s can be a tricky thing, but the key is to be PREPARED. A good timeline allows for downtime and is built with room for hiccups, giving you peace of mind. I understand it can be overwhelming to capture every detail, but follow our tips to construct your ideal timeline.

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The Budget Breakdown

How much should I spend on flowers, catering and decor? Is my budget accurate for my guest count and location? What do you think my budget should be? For most couples, a wedding is the first time they’ll ever have to think about planning a large-scale event, let alone creating a budget. Over the years we have heard just about every question imaginable, so we thought we would help break it down. No matter your budget, our model is meant to help guide you throughout your wedding process...

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Vendor Tipping Cheat Sheet

Yes, we asked it, the dreaded question. How much should I tip? Though tipping at weddings has become more of a custom, it is not mandatory or expected, even by the most experienced wedding pros. And if you're already dipping deep into your savings, gratuities can be a hard pill to swallow. 

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How To Have A "No Kids" Wedding

The wedding guest list, in our opinion, is one of the biggest undertakings when planning your wedding. Finding that golden number and compiling that perfect list takes time, and more often than not I find couples asking, "Should we invite kids?"

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5 Essential Wedding Planning Tips

Confusion and frustration are common when searching for wedding advice online {trust me!}, but we are here to help separate fact from fiction. Luckily, over the years we have collected advice from several outlooks {bride and groom, family, guests and vendors} to create a list of universal guidelines.

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