Celebrate the Last of Summer

Labor Day Party Hosting

Don’t mourn the end of summer on Labor Day! Celebrate the coming of fall by hosting a party for friends and family. If you’re considering throwing a Labor Day party, here are a few tips to make the party a success. Read more

The Kelly Wedding at the Lichterman Nature Center Pavilion

On June 3rd, 2017, we assisted Morgan and Matthew Kelly in bringing their wedding dreams to life. The Lichterman Nature Center Pavilion was the site of their storybook wedding. The Pavilion is open year round. It is a popular wedding destination for couples in the Memphis area. Located just a few minutes from the Shelby […]

Bride and groom with bouquet outdoors on bench.

Indoor vs Outdoor Wedding

If you have selected a venue, that’s fantastic. For some, the choice is not so easy. This article is for those debating whether or not an outdoor wedding is right for you. Because there is so much to making an outdoor venue successful, you need to make the decision carefully. Here are a few quick […]

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Including Step-Parents In Your Wedding

Your wedding day should be all about the bride and groom, but when family dynamics are complicated, a new layer of pressure can be added. Working with large and small families over the years has taught me a few things about making everyone feel included so all runs smoothly.

Here are several ways of including step-parents in your wedding and hopefully avoid hurt feelings. Read more

Round, Open Tent with Wedding Ceremony Seating

Infographic: Wedding Reception Tent & Table Layout Options

When it comes to planning your tented wedding, the possibilities are endless. None holds truer for the table layout and tent size. You have lots of options depending on number of guests and if you will need a stage, dance floor, and accommodations for food and bar.

Depending on the season and time of day, you may also need climate control and lighting. Having a band or DJ? You’ll need to get enough power and flooring to support your audio setup. Read more

Bridal Coordinators Save You Time, Stress & Money

Enjoy Your Wedding: Hire a Bridal Coordinator

Planning a wedding is never easy, even for organized brides. Wedding planning is a rush of activity, stress, and budgeting. It’s no surprise many brides wonder if hiring a bridal coordinator is the best route. Maybe the budget is too tight to justify extra expense, or maybe you want to be as involved as possible with the process. No matter what your situation, a bridal coordinator can help you relax and enjoy your wedding day.  Read more

Table Setting for Wedding Shower

Planning a Wedding Shower

Being asked to host a wedding shower is a tremendous honor. It can also be overwhelming and time-consuming, particularly if you’ve never thrown a shower before. Following a few simple steps will help you throw a fabulous shower for a very lucky bride without a hitch. Read more

The First Dance Needs The Right Setting

Top 4 Wedding Ballrooms of Memphis

How many times have you fantasized about your first dance as husband and wife? A ballroom is one of the more popular settings for a wedding reception. The best part about ballrooms is they come in all sizes too. We put together a list of some of our favorite ballrooms in Memphis. Whether planning on a traditional or a more modern celebration, you’ll find something here that fits your style. Each facility below has coordinators on staff to manage any staff needed during your event. Read more

Make Your Next Corporate Event Memorable

Enjoy Your Next Corporate Event With These Activity Ideas

Regardless of the size of your business, your team may benefit from spending some time outside of the work environment socializing and getting to know each other better. Corporate events provide team members a time to learn more about each other, can foster goodwill among your employees and may even lead to improved satisfaction with jobs and improved employee retention. However, before you can plan a great event that everyone will get excited about, you need to find some great corporate event activity ideas. These are some popular ideas that your team may love and that may be a great alternative to a traditional business dinner event. Read more

Appetizers on White Plates

Hosting Your First Dinner Party

Dinner party hosting can be a daunting task once a person truly gets down to the nitty gritty of planning. Everyone thinks it sounds like an amazing idea, and it is but many underestimate the thought and time that goes into even the simplest gathering. Thankfully, anyone can put together and follow a simple dinner party hosting plan and expect a successful event whether it’s a party of 5, 50 or more. Read more