Keeping Kids Happy at the Reception

Most likely, you’ll have kids attending the reception. With a few special touches, you could make them the happiest age group around. Below are a few ideas to cater to the younger crowd. Under-5 Hopefully, most children in this age group will be home with a babysitter. However, if you suspect they’ll be there, here […]

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Including Older Children in Your Wedding

Inviting children to take part in your celebration can make it even more special and is very important for second marriages when you are trying to bring together a “new family”. There are many roles children can play: Flower girls and ring bearers are so adorable and are usually between the ages of 4-7. (Tips […]

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12 Tips for Children in Weddings

Inviting children to take part in your celebration can make it even more special. However, the last thing you want to worry about is your flower girl and ring bearer becoming impatient, restless or fidgety on the day of the wedding. Here are some helpful tips to ensure that the day goes smoothly… As a […]

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Helpful Hints When Kids are in the Wedding Party

Keep the kids at another location for dressing and preparation. One home I was at the ring bearer was giving horsy rides to the flower girl; grandpa had to step in the tears followed. At another, the little flower girl just thought it was the greatest thing to go up and down the stairs repeatedly […]

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When Not to Have Kids in the Wedding Party

You really don’t want kids in attendance and that’s perfectly fine.Just because there are children the perfect age in your extended family that fit the role, don’t feel obligated to add them to the wedding party. Let the parents know up front that you have chosen not to add children to the wedding party. If […]

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Kids In The Wedding Party Should They Be in Yours?

Aren’t they cute?! Wedding pictures aren’t complete without a flower girl and a ring bearer! Or maybe you don’t want kids and your getting a little flack? Kids will be kids! This phrase wasn’t coined by accident. If you want kids in the wedding remember you are not getting married on Fantasy Island! Having attended to the […]

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Which Photos To Take?

Here’s a BIG list of photographs that your photographer can take at your wedding. You can just print out the page, check off the pictures that you want and then give the list to your photographer. Also, be sure to highlight any particular pictures that you absolutely don’t want your photographer to miss!   HINT: […]

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After the Reception Checklist

Here’s the list of things to do and items you may need to bring home after the reception! Remember, this is still YOUR day even after the reception is over…so ask someone ahead of time to take care of these items for you! ___ All Vendors Have Been Paid ___ Cake Knife ___ Gifts and Gift Envelopes […]

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What To Bring to the Ceremony & Reception Checklist

Here’s a list of things you may need to bring to your ceremony and reception location. Remember, this is YOUR day…so ask someone ahead of time to take care of these items for you! CEREMONY ___ Ceremony Program (Basket for Programs) ___ Ceremony Decorations (Pew Bows, Framed Pictures ___ Unity Candle & Tapers ___ Marriage License ___ […]

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The 12 Month Countdown

Congratulations on your engagement! It’s a time where your will, wit, organizational skills, and humor will be put to the test. Weddings take a lot of planning and you will likely spend over 100 hours on the phone, visiting with vendors, planning, and chasing after details. To help you get off to a good start, […]

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