Make Your Processional Music Move You

The processional is the very first thing that happens in a wedding so it gives you a wonderful opportunity to set the tone for your wedding. But how do you select songs that create the mood you want? There are as many ways to use music as there are brides and grooms, so my bestContinue reading “Make Your Processional Music Move You”

3 Simple Ways to Show Your Gratitude That Go a Long Way

With Thanksgiving just over a week away, it is not surprising that I have gratitude on my mind. I thought I would use today’s blog to first give thanks to all of the wonderful people in my life: my family, my friends, my cat 🙂 and all the beautiful and loving couples who I haveContinue reading “3 Simple Ways to Show Your Gratitude That Go a Long Way”

Get Inspired! Wedding Inspiration Board

I do love to read wedding magazines. Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, The Knot and regional versions like New York (Magazine) Weddings and Manhattan Bride. Actually, I love to read all kinds of magazines including home decorating ones like House Beautiful and Elle Decor, inspirational magazines like O and Yoga Journal, and food magazines like BonContinue reading “Get Inspired! Wedding Inspiration Board”

Flower Fridays: Nasturtium

Nasturtium is not exactly what you would call a wedding flower—their symbolism is victory in battle and conquest—not a sentiment I would want associated with my relationships. They get that meaning because nasturtium’s botanical name Tropaeolum majus is Latin for trophy, as in a war trophy. They are said to be so named because theirContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Nasturtium”

Magical Moment Mondays: Conversation with Friends

I was fortunate to have several of my closest friends staying with us over the holidays. What I loved most was sitting around the dining table after we finished our meal. Banter flowed about topics as far-reaching and varied as movies to aging. I basked in the experience, because whether the dialog was light andContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Conversation with Friends”