please be seated

If you have small children in your bridal party, be prepared for the possibility that they will not have the attention span to be dignified and motionless for the ceremony. Block off a few seats in the front row, and let their parents (who should also be sitting in...

memorial day thoughts

I hope you’re enjoying the beautiful weather, and taking a well deserved rest from the pressures of the world, your upcoming wedding, and, well, your upcoming wedding. We were part of several this weekend, and it made me think about the implications of having a...

on the Mark

Mark Sganga, that is….. When I saw Mark tuning up at my wedding on Saturday, I knew all was going to be great! He is an amazing musician; his acoustic guitar will serenade you up the aisle and joyously lead your recessional. He is a wonderful player, a gentle...

an intimate party

There is something to be said for having a small bridal party; the biggest thing to be said is that it eliminates a LOT of organizing and detail work for you. It may eliminate the hurt feelings that can occur when you have to make choices about who will be in the...

The Wake of Cake

Tradition would have it that you would save and freeze the top layer of your cake to share on your first anniversary. EWWWWWWWWW FROZEN YEAR OLD CAKE!!!!!!!! No. It is time to reinvent that tradition. Enjoy the top layer of your cake together and then order a brandy...