You are nearing your wedding day and many of your vendors have been very kind and helpful throughout the planning process. Should you give them a gratuity? Since tipping is largely considered a voluntary expression of appreciation for good service, it’s up to you whether to tip, but while tipping is not demanded, in many circumstances you are expected to give a gratuity. Ultimately, you as the customer make the decision about who gets tipped and how much. Gratuities are normally extended to vendors who have done more than you expected before the wedding day and on the actual day of your wedding. The estimates presented here are based on more than two decades of professional experience and over 400 weddings. Preparing to GiveReflect on the planning process and how the various vendors helped you with the details that led up to your day. Follow your conscience to determine what ... Read More »
Whether you’ve dreamed of walking down the aisle to the traditional “Here Comes The Bride” or the popular “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” music is a wonderful way to personalize your ceremony and make it truly memorable. The songs and sounds you choose may be the most important element in creating the perfect mood for your special day. The first step any couple must take is to decide which instrumentation you would like to perform for your wedding. If you have always imagined a certain instrumental sound, you should go that direction. If you don’t have an idea as to which instruments you would like, start by getting a CD that features a variety of different combinations of instruments playing wedding music. This will help you narrow down the possibilities. Entertainment agencies can shorten your search time for professional, reliable and talented musicians. They will provide you with video ... Read More »
More and more people starting to adopt eco-friendly lifestyles, it comes as no surprise that many brides and grooms want to incorporate planet-saving ideals into their wedding days as well. Going “green” on your wedding day allows you to make a positive contribution to the environment and make a clear statement to family and friends about your commitment to the environment as well as to one another. But planning a green wedding requires some non-traditional thinking, especially when it comes to floral décor. When planning the floral décor for an eco-friendly wedding, you may need to make some sacrifices and incur a few extra costs. However, there are still many options to choose from, both in the types of flowers available and where to acquire them. The popularity of green weddings has prompted many florists and growers to embrace the change, which has resulted in a large variety of green ... Read More »
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