Monthly Archives: February 2014

Elopements/Intimate Weddings – Romance, Spontaneity and Individuality

With the rising cost of weddings, elopements have gained popularity. But each couple must decide if an elopement is right for them. Would the family be disappointed if the couple chose not to have an elaborate wedding? Even the simplest … Continue reading

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Why Weddings Cost So Much!

One of the biggest hurdles for parents planning a wedding is that thirty years may have passed since they last planned a wedding. To give perspective, consider the cost of medium-priced cars then and now. Then, a car cost about … Continue reading

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Tips for the Parents of the Bridal Couple

Specific things are expected of the parents, so no matter who is planning the ceremony and reception, consider the following tips. Especially if they haven’t met the bride’s family, the groom’s parents should host the engagement party, while the bride’s … Continue reading

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Second Time Around and Renewal of Vows Ceremonies

Second weddings and vow renewals tend to be simple, intimate affairs, attended largely or exclusively by family members. Reception food stations are popular, and weekend or destination weddings may be preferred over a large guest list. Vow renewal ceremonies often … Continue reading

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