October 2014

Be Prepared For Any Wedding Disaster

You know it’s going to happen…Something is going to go wrong…And really you can’t be plan for everything.  But you can try to be prepared for any wedding disaster.  The best thing to do?  Accept the fact that something will go awry.  You can not control others.  You can give instruction, but you can not be everywhere to check up on people. Did anything go wrong at my daughter’s wedding?

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Would You Consider Two Wedding Ceremonies?

Would you consider two wedding ceremonies?   Europeans seem to have a civil ceremony on one day, and a religious one following.  Here in the United States, we have just one wedding ceremony.  Religious or civil, both are considered legal as long as the proper license is applied for and filed. I was talking to a new friend about her pending wedding plans.  She is getting married next summer, but has

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Would You Consider a “Fake Wedding Cake” For Your Big Day?

Would you consider a “fake wedding cake” for your big day?  What are “fake wedding cakes”?  you ask.  It’s simple, although as a mother of a recent bride, I had been unaware of this option until last night when I watched the TV program, “Shark Tank”.  It’s simple.  The cake is formed of  styrofoam rounds decorated in fondant, (edible icing), or “perm-icing” (non-edible icing).  http://lifestyle.howstuffworks.com/weddings/planning/wedding-cakes/fake-wedding-cake.htm  gives a great explanation on

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What Will Your Signature Wedding Cocktail Be?

What will your signature wedding cocktail be?  It’s all the rage to have a signature drink at your wedding reception. So what is the purpose of the “Signature Wedding Cocktail”?  From what I can discern, two things – to add a bit of flair in either your theme or wedding color scheme, or – to save cost on your bar tab.  Maybe both… It can be more economical to have

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Would you DARE to BARE Your Arms at Your Daughter’s Wedding?

  Would you ‘DARE to BARE’ your arms at your daughter’s wedding?  I SWORE I never would.  Let’s face it…we MOTHERS of the bride do NOT look as we did as BRIDES…  Then came my search for my “Mother of the Bride” dress.  If you’d like to read about it, click on the following titles of pervious blog posts:  “My Personal Shopper Experience – Mother of the Bride Dress” ,  “Mother

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