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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Tipping Advice: Who to tip and how much

The question that I get most frequently from my clients, particularly towards the end of the planning process, is who to tip and how much.  This has always been a challenging dichotomy for me, because in the end I’m my clients’ adviser and they expect advice on all topics.  At the same time, the money […]

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Stolen Goods! Weird Things People Take From Events

We all do it. There are things that seem harmless to take, and we all indulge at one point or another.  The little bottles of toiletries from the hotel, (Hey, they’re there for us to use, right?!?) the pens and paper from the corporate office, the sugar packets at the restaurant.  These are some of […]

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