Reduce wedding costs

8 Ways to Reduce Wedding Costs

Want to reduce your wedding costs, but have nightmares about a roomful of guests picking at iceberg lettuce for dinner? Brides- and grooms-to-be, take comfort: Trimming wedding costs doesn’t have to mean foregoing the Plaza suite in favor of Grandma’s spare attic bedroom. Wedding consultants around the country told us

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little things

Wedding Day Survival Kit

The months of planning leading up to the wedding can be stressful enough without having to worry about all of the minor details that materialize come the actual day. Bridesmaids and personal attendants can be life-savers just by throwing together a wedding day survival kit to have at your disposal

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stress free wedding day

Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Day

 Make a time table for the morning of for a stress-free wedding day. Hair, make-up, breakfast, bouquets and breathing…the morning of your wedding is a hectic one to say the least! The trick to making the hustle and bustle more exciting and having a stress-free wedding day is to make

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wedding day

Newly Engaged, Now What?!

Tis the season for family, friends and celebrations.  The perfect time for the ultimate gift… a marriage proposal!  And there will be quite a few of those as always.  Here in the popular wedding destination of Charleston SC, that means the race is on to find the perfect date, venue

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Budgeting Right: Keep These Tips in Mind for Your Wedding

Greetings from all of us at Charleston Wedding Planner! If you’ve spent even one second thinking about having a wedding, then your wallet probably already hurts. Please remember the below amounts averages are based on surveys, not what  YOU have set aside for your Charleston SC wedding celebration .Weddings these days are

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table at a wedding

Benefits Of Full Service Wedding Planning vs Partial-Day Of

Benefits Of Full-Service Wedding Planning vs Partial-Day Of We hear countless times a week.. “All I need is a day of planner… ” Let’s clarify some things shall we? I’d like to take some time to explain the invaluable benefits of working with a Full Service Wedding Planner. Many brides

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Dogs At Weddings

As a dog owner myself, this is not an unusual request at all. Only dog owners can relate to something as normal as including their dogs at weddings. The Popular Trend Dogs in particular are becoming the new participants in wedding ceremonies. They are either being entrusted with roles such

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Prospecting Wedding Venues ? Questions To Ask

Hey Gang, When prospecting Charleston wedding venues here are some questions to ask. Don’t be shy as this is one of the most important decisions you’ll be making. A good venue manager should be well educated ,enthusiastic and proud of the property they represent. If you’re not feeling the love

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rehearsal dinner

Planning The Perfect Wedding Reception Menu

Planning Your Perfect Wedding Reception Menu doesn’t have to be a a blasé sit down dinner based on old traditions. There are unlimited options for your wedding menu. Your wedding planner and caterer will be there to help guide you when you’re making your food choices, but here are a

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Wedding Insurance? YES!!

Wedding Insurance? Yes! The best investment you can make for your wedding day. So much time, energy and money goes into planning your wedding that it should be a treasured occasion remembered for all the right reasons. Unfortunately, no matter how cautiously you arrange, book and hire every aspect of

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Eco Friendly- Green Wedding Ideas

Eco Friendly- Green Wedding Ideas As a local Eco-Friendly -Green Wedding Idea advocate, we hop on the opportunity to share and take advantage of all Eco-Friendly-Green Wedding Ideas Invitations Conserve trees (and cost!) on invitations by minimizing paper – print double-sided, use a postcard response card, and point guests to

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How To Pick Your Bridesmaids

Not only must they look lovely in coral satin and dance a mean Macarena, knowing how to pick your bridesmaids will keep you sane and smiling from the engagement to the after party. Whether it’s just one sister or a gaggle of gal pals from all different stages of your

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5 Ways To Personalize Your Wedding Day

5 Ways To Personalize Your Wedding Day Hey Gang, It’s your friendly neighborhood Charleston SC  Wedding Planner with some great info on how to personalize your wedding day  to share with you! 1 “Choose a venue that feels like you, whether it already has things incorporated or not. You don’t

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diy weddings

10 Do’s and Don’ts for DIY Weddings

Whether you want to save money or include personalized touches, do-it-yourself details can make a big impact. But some projects are tougher than others, and what you thought would be a 1-2-3 could turn into an undertaking worthy of a world-class wedding planner. To avoid DIY Weddings overload, choose wisely.

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wedding guest etiquette

9 Ways To Be An Awesome Wedding Guest

As a wedding planner, logistics are a huge part of my job: timing the guest transportation to and from the venue, timing the catering staff, ensuring there is enough time budgeted for the “shot list” the couple provided to the photographer, etc If you are between the ages of 20

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Save the Date and Wedding Gift Etiquette

In today’s world, planning ahead has become a necessity. Save the dates and wedding gift etiquette allows your guests to plan for your wedding day well in advance in both time and finances. This is especially important for out-of-town guests, or destination weddings. Remember, this is not an announcement, it’s

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