Be Our Guest: How to Make the Most of Your Wedding Weekend

Have any well meaning, already-married friends admonished you to soak in your wedding day, because it “goes so fast?” Yeah, we know. Sure, they’re just trying to be helpful, but the stress of nailing down all the details in time to have the wedding go off without a hitch doesn't exactly leave time for a lot of lounging about. But if you’re planning a des[...]

Ever After: How Setting Your Wedding Budget Can Result in Wedded Bliss

No one likes to talk about money, but for engaged couples, agreeing on your wedding budget up front can save a lot of future anguish. So, grab a couple of drinks, open up a spreadsheet, and get ready to talk wedding budget and trade-offs with your sweetie. Today's typical couple approaches the subject of their wedding budget in one of three ways: We can [...]

Ever After’s Top 5 Destination Wedding Locations in the Caribbean

The Caribbean offers the finest Destination Wedding experiences with a decidedly island flair and stunning beaches. There are so many choices: a reggae-infused beach wedding in Jamaica, a gorgeous resort wedding in the Dominican Republic, or a luxurious, elegant wedding at one of the of many other Caribbean islands. Our Caribbean Wedding Experts will find th[...]

2014 Summer Wedding Trends

Summer Wedding Season is upon us! As Experts in the wedding industry, we've seen it all and the response is unanimous: We are absolutely in LOVE with the summer wedding trends for 2014! A fairytale romance for wedding planners & brides alike, traditional meets modern this season for a marriage of beauty only comparable to that of Brad Pitt and Ange[...]

Choosing a Location for Your Destination Wedding: Turks and Caicos

With eight main islands and numerous smaller uninhabited islands and cays, Turks and Caicos is a resplendent chain of islands that offers more than 100 square miles of sugar-white sandy beachfront. Amid the mangroves and the turquoise blue waters, this could be the perfect place for your destination wedding, and a host of others would agree with you. Readers[...]

Here Comes the Bride...And Her Four-Legged Best Friend!

Remember when you spent your Friday nights wearing your favorite sweatpants, catching up on Big Bang Theory episodes, enjoying a bowl of pasta and drinking a glass - or two - of your favorite wine? And those endless phone calls with your best friend complaining about work or your love life (or lack thereof)? Who faithfully sat by your side, day after day, an[...]

Wedding Day Fashion: The Bridal Veil

How many weddings have you attended in recent years where the bride walks down the aisle, holding her father's arm, radiant in a traditional wedding gown, her face slightly-hidden by an ivory veil? If most of your friends opt for non-church wedding venues, our guess is that the last veil you've seen was donned by the future Queen of England, Kate Middleton. [...]

The 5 C's For Choosing Your Perfect Wedding Venue

The best venues focus on YOU!  The location where you choose to say "I Do" should not only be absolutely stunning, but the venue's staff & wedding coordinator should strive to make the days leading up to your wedding, and the big day itself, as easy as 1-2-3. From the cuisine & service staff, to contract negotiation & customized wedding packages,[...]

10 Tips For Finding Your Perfect Wedding Venue

Finding the perfect venue for hosting your wedding can be a very daunting task for some brides, especially if they've never planned such a large social event before! As Experts in the industry, there is nothing more heartbreaking than watching a couple's special day ruined because of a problem they had, with what they thought was their dream wedding venue. [...]

Top 5 First Dances

Do you remember the wedding reception that used to be oh-so-traditional? Bridal Party is introduced. Bride and Groom enter and are introduced as Mr. and Mrs. for the first time. Bride and Groom slow dance to "their" song. Well, thanks to camera phones and websites like YouTube - and maybe even their predecessor, America's Funniest Home Videos - couples are g[...]