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Tag: Wedding Planning

Which Wedding Vendors Should You Book First
By Jada Parrish
So you just got engaged, YAY!! I'm guessing you are simultaneously feeling excited at thought of forever with the love of your life and slightly overwhelmed at the thought of planning a wedding. Am I close?! Well, don't worry! Planning a wedding is SO much fun and I've got you covered. Booking your wedding vendors really i...
7 Wedding Planning Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making
By Catie-Reagan Palmore
Having photographed over 150 weddings in our photography career, we have witnessed all of the possible mistakes, slip-ups, and blunders couples can make in the planning process. Learn from these past bride and groom's mistakes so that you won't unintentially make the same ones.   1. Not Planning Enough Time for Hair ...
Best Urban Wedding Venues in Virginia
By Catie-Reagan Palmore
We're taking a break from the regularly scheduled summer garden weddings to bring you some edgy, urban vibes. If killer city skyline views and industrial yet elgant spaces are what you envision for your wedding day, you'll definitely want to look into an urban wedding venue. Check out these classic metropolitan venues that ...
Questions You Should Ask When Booking a Wedding Venue
By Catie-Reagan Palmore
Picking a venue is one of the most important decisions you will make when planning your wedding day. It is the place where your vision comes to life, so you want to make sure that this vision is actually possible at your venue. Be thorough when talking with your venue representative about pricing and policies so you don't e...
How to Entertain Kids at Your Wedding
By Catie-Reagan Palmore
Kids add an amazing sense of energy and joy to weddings. However, adding kids on your guest list also generates the fear that they will get bored, cause unnecessary disruptions, or drive their parents crazy. In order to plan a reception that can be enjoyed by both your adult guests and the little ones, it is important to ha...
Everything You Need To Know About Planning an Elopement
By Jada Parrish
Elopements are really freaking cool! They are one of my absolute favorite things to photograph because there is such a relaxed energy about them and you have SO much more freedom. There's not a strict timeline or a giant reception to rush to or wedding party to worry about. You can do  a n y t h i n g  you want an...
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What Time Should You Start Your Outdoor Wedding Ceremony
By Jada Parrish
The number one thing you - THE BRIDE - can do to ensure you have insanely gorgeous wedding photos is to plan the perfect start time for your wedding ceremony! Before you set a ceremony start time with your wedding venue, check what time the sun is supposed to set on your wedding day. Most wedding ceremonies last ...
8 Ways to Beat the Heat at Your Summer Wedding
By Jada Parrish
It's no surprise that summer is peak wedding season! With more couples than ever opting to have outdoor weddings, it's crucial to find fun and clever ways to beat the heat and make sure your guests have a fab time! It's the little things that are going to set your wedding a part and make your wedding truly unforgettable. He...
Tips For a Great Cocktail Hour
By Jada Parrish
Not only is your wedding an incredibly special day for the two of you, it's also the biggest party you will ever host. So, it's important to make sure you cater to your guests and create a fun experience for them. You don't want anyone to ever be bored, hungry, or thirsty at your wedding!! The cocktail hour often...
What To Do If You Have Extra Money In Your Budget
By Jada Parrish
Once you get all of your wedding basics squared away, it's time to start thinking about all of the extra touches you can add to make your day totally unique! Sometimes it's hard to know what will give you the most bang for your buck and "WOW" your guests, so I narrowed it down for you! Here are the best wedding services to...