Wedding Weekend Events: What’s Necessary and What’s Extra?

Your guests are going the extra mile (sometimes literally!) to be a part of your special day, so why not make their entire weekend a memorable experience? We all know that the wedding day is the star, but what about the other festivities leading up to it?  How many events should you really plan to keep your guests entertained all … Read More

What You Need To Know About Wedding Reception Seating

As a wedding planner, we’ve seen many couples wrestle with seating styles. Selecting the ideal seating style for your wedding reception can certainly be a challenging aspect of the planning process. Balancing the need to accommodate all your guests by creating the perfect atmosphere can leave you contemplating whether to opt for an intimate or opulent dining experience. So, if … Read More

How To Build Your Dream Wedding Team

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Picking the right vendor team is essential to making your wedding day a perfect match for your style and personality. These are the folks you’ll be closely working with for months to make your dream a reality. From the photographer capturing your special moments to the caterer serving delectable cuisine and the florist creating breathtaking arrangements, each vendor plays a … Read More

From Friendship to Forever: Stephanie and Ben’s Wedding Journey

Love at the Magnificent Meadows of Andover Barn | 6.25.22 Love Story The road to Stephanie and Ben’s wedding was an adventure in every sense of the word! You could say it started in 2010, when Stephanie moved to Massachusetts and joined an ultimate frisbee team from Worcester, befriending Ben and other recent Clark University alumni. Friendships that lasted even … Read More

Invitation Etiquette: Who gets a plus one?

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Your guests are the group that you choose to celebrate the beginning of your marriage with, which is kind of a big deal, right? Lots of guests can make for a fun and lively event, but as your guest count increases, you’re bound to encounter a max of how many people your venue can hold or you may be faced … Read More

How to Pick the Right Wedding Planner

8 Questions to Ask During Your Consultation Planning a wedding is a fun, yet complicated journey that often demands more time, energy, and expertise than anticipated! This is where a wedding planner can be helpful to have by your side. Your wedding planner will be your guiding light throughout the process, ensuring that your vision becomes a reality. They will … Read More

How To Navigate Family Dynamics During Wedding Planning

Planning a wedding is exciting, but it can also be filled with challenges, especially when it comes to managing family dynamics. Every family has unique dynamics and histories, and you can’t discount the role these will play during the wedding planning process. From differing expectations, traditions, financial contributions, and emotional investments, understanding these dynamics is the first step in effectively … Read More

A Guide to Planning the Events BEFORE the Wedding!

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The wedding itself is already made up of a collection of events: ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, after party… But what about the parties that come before the wedding? Your love provides limitless reasons to celebrate, but this list will help you figure out which gatherings are traditional, who will set them up, and which ones you might not need. As … Read More

Why Choose Your Wedding Planner Before Your Venue

Feeling like a hot mess at the beginning of your wedding planning journey? Can’t even wrap your mind around all the decisions you have to make? It’s time to call in the big guns – a wedding planner! If you’re clueless about where to start, a wedding planner can coach and guide you on the most important vendors to book … Read More

Wedding Traditions and How They Can be Broken!

If you’re reading this, you’re probably engaged or at least hoping to be married someday. We’re wedding people, and we know that weddings are the most universally accepted method of celebrating the commitment and love between partners. But weddings have been around for a long time, and it wasn’t always exactly about love and commitment…  That means that some of … Read More