Category archives: Wedding Planning

6 Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding Catering

Sticking to a budget can be tricky when it comes to your wedding, obviously we all the best of the best for our 'BIG day'. But when an average of over 50% of your budget will be going towards the catering & bar tab, its important to find ways to cut costs, save money and still have the magical wedding day you've always dreamed of. Working first hand with[...]

Choosing a Honeymoon Destination: Greece

Timeless and endlessly captivating, a honeymoon in Greece promises history and culture, luxury and revelry, authenticity and intimacy. From Patras to Volos, Athens to Crete, you’re sure to fall in love all over again amid the spectacular scenery and ancient architecture. Location: Greece sits at the epicenter of Europe, Asia, and Africa. With the Aegean S[...]

How To Have A Chic Wedding On The Cheap

Brides, grooms, parents of the newlyweds- EVERYONE wants to know how to cut down the cost of a wedding without sacrificing on the unique touches that matter most to you and you sweetie! From the venue & catering to recycled decor & crafty finance tips, our Wedding Experts are showing you the best ways to cut down on wedding costs & save money- al[...]

14 Tips for Beach Wedding Perfection

The Experts at Ever After know a thing or two about planning the perfect beach affair – whether Southern California, Mexico, Hawaii or a Caribbean island – here are some of our favorite tips to make sure your beach wedding goes smoothly. Ditch the heels. Even with an aisle runner, you will sink in the sand in heels. Flats, or even wedges are a better[...]

Inside Ever After: The Method to Our Madness!

As Experts in Destination Weddings, we know how time-consuming and overwhelming browsing websites and searching for Destination Wedding Resort information on the Internet can be! So, when we saw that many of our Ever After couples were curious as to why we don’t share the resort names in our online Destination Wedding Resort Database, we decided to go ahead [...]

Choosing a Honeymoon Destination: Hawaii & Her Islands

Famous for its frequent rainbows, the Hawaiian islands are the embodiment of color: emerald green valleys and rainforests, fiery sunsets, sapphire blue waters, and white- and black-sand beaches, just to name a few. Natural wonders abound and the spirit of aloha infuses every experience; it’s picture-perfection at every turn. Each of the six major islands has[...]

Not Sure About Taking a Honeymoon? Here's Why We Think You Should!

Let’s be honest: as you’re planning your wedding, your honeymoon seems So. Far. Away. Sure, you want to make sure you go somewhere fabulous, but the details tend to get lost in the shuffle amid the guest list and seating arrangements, the menu and the signature drink ingredients. We’re here to tell you that your honeymoon is important, and deserves some love[...]

Creating Your Honeymoon Registry With Ever After

In the battle of the wedding registries, engaged couples have plenty of choices. Option 1: A traditional registry including items like a heart-shaped fondue set, a blender and 47-piece flatware set featuring a carving knife and fork. Option 2: Create a honeymoon registry, with Ever After, for a trip to Tahiti.  Let your guests gift you what you really[...]

To Trash or Not To Trash… THE DRESS!

Brides spend hours, days and weeks online looking for ideas for their big day. Sifting through Pinterest boards and browsing Google images during these research sessions, the trend of “Trash the Dress” most certainly has shown up at least once. Though this trend has been around since 2005, when Las Vegas based wedding photographer John Michael Cooper created[...]

Get Married In Orange County For Under $7,000

We know how daunting it can be when you begin planning your wedding in a highly desired area such as Orange County. As if the wedding industry wasn't pricey enough to begin with, throw in the beautiful beaches, swanky suburbs and celebrity-riddled towns that make up this Southern California destination, and it can be hard to find a venue for under $10k! So w[...]