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Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue Before You Book

Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue Before You Book

Hey friend!   You’ve found our “Questions to Ask” blog series, where we guide you through the questions we, as wedding planners, ask the vendors that we scope for our couples when we are planning their wedding days. Prior to being a wedding planner, I worked with a...

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Featured Weddings

Amanda & Daniel – 11.12.17

Hey guys! We are so excited to tell you all about this amazing romantic fall wedding we planned and coordinated back in November. We have been keeping it under wraps because - guess what! It has been published on Black Tie Bride's website! Now, before you head over to...

Megan & Kyle – 09.30.17

Imagine, if you will, the swirl of the fall air, the crisp cool that brings about falling leaves and gorgeous color. Imagine, a touch of autumn painting mountains with vibrant oranges and reds. This was the scene going into Kyle and Megan's wedding weekend. Summer had...

Katy & Carter – 8.19.17

A wedding day leaves plenty possibilities for uncertainty in the things that we, even as wedding planners, cannot control. Enter the thunderstorm that loomed over Midlothian, Virginia on the evening of August 18th. The power flickered in and out, lightening lit the...

Top Questions to Ask Your Vendors

Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue Before You Book

Hey friend!   You’ve found our “Questions to Ask” blog series, where we guide you through the questions we, as wedding planners, ask the vendors that we scope for our couples when we are planning their wedding days. Prior to being a wedding planner, I worked with a...

Other Musings

Amanda & Daniel – 11.12.17

Hey guys! We are so excited to tell you all about this amazing romantic fall wedding we planned and coordinated back in November. We have been keeping it under wraps because - guess what! It has been published on Black Tie Bride's website! Now, before you head over to...

Wedding Mornings

Picture a beautiful Saturday morning in Virginia. The sun has risen. It's August: warm, but not hot. In a few hours, you're going to be marrying your best friend. It's finally here; it's your wedding day! But first, girl-time! A bridesmaid's role in a wedding will...

Megan & Kyle – 09.30.17

Imagine, if you will, the swirl of the fall air, the crisp cool that brings about falling leaves and gorgeous color. Imagine, a touch of autumn painting mountains with vibrant oranges and reds. This was the scene going into Kyle and Megan's wedding weekend. Summer had...

Katy & Carter – 8.19.17

A wedding day leaves plenty possibilities for uncertainty in the things that we, even as wedding planners, cannot control. Enter the thunderstorm that loomed over Midlothian, Virginia on the evening of August 18th. The power flickered in and out, lightening lit the...

When You Lose Your Money to a Bankrupted Vendor

Wondering what to do now that your bridesmaid dress has been sucked into the mess that is Alfred Angelo? Worried about getting your money back? Working with other professionals in the wedding industry, Happy to Be has created a helpful guide of what to do if this

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