Wedding Planning Resources

Ask the Experts

Check out our Ask the Experts video series where we talk to wedding vendors about how to prepare for your big day. In our latest video, we chat with the experts at Headdress Salon about hairstyles for your wedding.

Preferred Vendors

These are just a few of our favorite local wedding vendors to work with! Be sure to check out their websites for more information.

Bridal Boutique

Blooms By Melanie
Floral Boutique

Kitchen Chemistry
Sonia Sweet Inspiration
Sweet Sister Cakes
Petal Dust Cakery

Make Up Artist
Vanessa Rodriguez

Wedding Planner
Betsy C. Moreno

Rose Rosa

Tuxedo Shop
Tuxedo Express

Blog Posts

How to Start or Restart Your Wedding Planning as Pandemic Restrictions Lift

How to Start or Restart Your Wedding Planning as Pandemic Restrictions Lift After a year of restrictions and postponed events, there finally appears to be a light at the end of the tunnel in the COVID-19 pandemic. As more people are vaccinated and more restrictions lift, many couples are able to restart-or finally start-their wedding …

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Princeton E-Session| Melissa & Tadjh’s Love Story Intro Love Story Engagement Video Engagement Location Photographer’s Intro This is Melissa and Tadjh. I have known their respective families for over a decade. Their parents have a strong commitment to loving others with the love of Christ in everything that they do, and that is reflected in …


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7 Reasons More Brides Are Doing First Looks

7 Reasons More Brides Are Doing First Looks The groom seeing the bride for the first time as she walks down the aisle is a time-honored wedding tradition. But these days, more and more couples are opting for a first look-an intimate moment between the bride and groom before the ceremony captured by their photographer. …

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How to Host a Wedding Safely During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a lot of couples postponing or even canceling their wedding celebrations. As concerns about staying safe and healthy continue, many brides and grooms are looking for ways to still celebrate their weddings without endangering their loved ones. Fortunately, you don’t have to give up your dreams of a memorable wedding day because of the pandemic. You just may have to adjust them a little. We’ve put together a few tips for how to plan for a safe wedding experience during COVID-19.
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How to Plan a Virtual Wedding & Keep Your Sanity

Today’s weddings, like most things, don’t look quite the same as they did pre-pandemic. While many couples have canceled or postponed their big days, others are looking for ways to celebrate without risking the health of their family and friends. A virtual wedding is a great way to enjoy all the fun of your day and let your loved ones share in the festivities without worrying about how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. While every couple would love to have all their friends present to dance the night away, that’s a near impossibility right now. With a virtual wedding, you can still see everyone’s joy and happiness, just a little differently.
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How to Plan the Perfect Wedding Reception During a Pandemic

How to Plan the Perfect Wedding Reception During a Pandemic The pandemic has changed a lot about our lives, from virtual events to working at home. The wedding industry has definitely been affected, with couples postponing or canceling their weddings, or having to adjust drastically to make their big days COVID-safe. The big post-wedding party …

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The Curvy Bride’s Guide To Choosing The Perfect Wedding Dress

Finding the perfect wedding dress can be overwhelming for any bride, but for the plus-size shopper, it can be extra challenging. From limited sizes in dress shops to judgmental assistants, there are plenty of horror stories that can make a joyful experience upsetting.Fortunately, as the body-positive movement continues to grow, there are more and more plus-size wedding dresses available—and more bridal boutiques and designers that understand the importance of finding the perfect dress for every size and shape.Check out our top tips for finding the right gown for your big day!
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How to Create a Magazine-Worthy Wedding

Throughout your wedding planning, you’ve probably flipped through a magazine or two (or 12) and seen the stunning photos and gorgeous centerpieces of your dreams. But not everyone can afford a celebrity-style wedding day. Fortunately, there are things you can do to have your dream wedding without breaking the bank….

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Choosing an Elegant Plus Size Mother of the Bride Dress

Finding a mother of the bride dress that makes you feel elegant and glamorous can be a challenge as a curvy woman. While there are plenty of gown options online or in stores, you may still struggle to find something that you love and that makes you feel as beautiful as you dream of feeling.

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Bride’s Guide to Finding Flattering Bridesmaid Dresses

Finding a bridesmaid dress that looks good on every body shape and size can be a bit of a challenge, but it’s definitely not impossible! If you’re not sure where to start or worried about finding a style of dress that flatters every one of your girls, we’re here to help.

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