How to Lose a Wedding Planner in 10 Days

The well-known Rom-Com, “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” features an adorable Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson) who is a columnist for a magazine and has the assignment to write about all the things you can possibly do wrong in the beginning of a relationship to make a man go running the other way.  […]

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When There’s No Party to Host…

…Do It Anyway! Wednesday night of last week (August 8, 2020) was the first night of Passover.  It was supposed to be my moment to shine. Last year, I hosted Passover Seder (the traditional dinner and service) at my home for the first time. I am now the one in the family with the largest dining […]

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COVID-19: How to Handle Rescheduling Your Event

Here in the greater-Baltimore area, we were one of the earlier areas to get hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Governor Hogan shut down all non-essential operations pretty quickly once the first death from the disease was reported in the state.  Fortunately, for my business, I only had one wedding on the horizon when the […]

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Baby Talk: How to include or exclude kids from your event

Many couples struggle with the decision to allow babies at their wedding or not. Some decide to have little ones as participants in their ceremony, such as a flower girl or ring bearer, and others may be open to having families of all makes and models at their event.  I’d like to explore with you […]

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Holiday Tablescapes: Moody Dinner Party (Halloween)

  This week, on my very own dining room table, I had some fun playing around with some tablescapes for Halloween.  This look can be used for any Moody-inspired dinner party, but the Halloween Spirit has really grabbed us this year! We have a really beautiful dining table from Restoration Hardware, so it was a […]

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Tipping Advice, Part Two: Hair and Makeup

I recently shared a blog I wrote about tipping your wedding vendors.  I promised to elaborate more particularly on hair and makeup.  I sat down with good friend, Lindsay Shields, owner of #NoFilterGlam, to discuss tipping etiquette for hair and makeup services for a private event like a wedding, party, or photo shoot. Here’s what […]

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