wedding budget

How to start your Wedding Budget

Posted on June 28, 2018

What’s Your Wedding Budget? The most angst-ridden question for every wedding couple. Most couples have never planned a large scale event, much less one so emotionally loaded. It’s no wonder the task of coming up with a wedding budget leaves so many feeling dazed and confused. I’ve got your answers and your calm below. Planning […]

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How to Successfully DIY (Do-It-Yourself) without DITY (Doing-It-To-Yourself)

Posted on February 26, 2018

(aka- How to Thank Pinterest but do your own thing.) Yay! Your wedding day is fast approaching. But Uh Oh- you planned to make the favors, the place cards, the sign in board – and oh and don’t forget that elaborate centerpieces you just knew you could make yourself!   Do-It-Yourselfing can be fun if […]


How do you get guests to respond to invitations?

Posted on July 20, 2017

(One-minute read) Your event is just two weeks away, and you haven’t heard from some of your invitees as to whether or not they’re coming! Don’t they know that you have caterers who need to know your final guest count? How rude! Let’s face it. Humans. Are. Messy. They lead busy/chaotic/anxious-ridden lives and simply forget […]

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Cut your party-planning TO DO(N’T) list in half!

Posted on June 21, 2017

Losing sleep, over eating, biting nails over that #$%^&* party planning list? Stop! Here’s some sage advice from our clients (!) to help you enjoy planning the party! START Saying “NO!” I know, I know, you’re the one everyone expects to say yes, but surprise them and say, “I’m sorry but I cannot do this […]


To Theme or Not To Theme?

Posted on May 31, 2017

A themed event, when done correctly, can get your guests mingling and having fun from the moment they step into the room. To theme, or not to theme, that is a question we get often asked, so here’s a bit of sage advice from the event goddess! When a theme is inherent: In honor of […]

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The Event Goddess’ Guide to Unique Event Venues in Rochester & The Finger Lakes

Posted on January 17, 2017

Warning: Unique venues have only one thing in common – they are unpredictable. If you need to know that the weather will be perfect, i.e. not raining, not too hot/cold, then a tent reception is not for you. If quirky rooms bother you, stay away from 19th Century mansions. If “perfection” is important, you will […]

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Why Should I Hire a Wedding Planner?

Posted on September 16, 2016

Why Should I Hire a Wedding Planner? 5 “Unforeseen Circumstances” That Wedding Planners Take Care Of… If you’ve never hired an event planner you may think: “Why hire an event planner when I can plan it all, for free?”   Not only does a planner manage the timeline, facilities, vendors, attendees and VIPS of your […]


6 Tips To Have a Fun Engagement Party!

Posted on April 25, 2016

Congrats, you’re engaged! It’s time to celebrate with a fun engagement party! Here’s some “sage advice” on how to have a warm and meaningful one. 1. Who throws the party? Often it’s the parents of the engaged couple who throw the party, but sometimes the party is hosted by friends or the couple themselves. 2. […]

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