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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

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The Best Wedding Venues In Olive Branch Ms

When it comes to planning a wedding, one of the most important aspects involves deciding where to hold the ceremony. For those who are looking for the best wedding venues in Olive Branch MS, the good news is that there are plenty from which to choose. Whether a couple wants to have a very intimate […]

Deciphering Dress Codes

Formal vs Semi-Formal: What’s the Difference?

Yet another invitation to a holiday event arrive in your mailbox today? Evite blowing up your inbox? This time of year is ripe with events. There are non-profit fundraisers & galas. Businesses have annual holiday parties. And, don’t forget the family gatherings. It seems that each invitation has a different dress code request: formal, semi-formal, casual, dress casual, etc. What do all those terms actually mean? I never know exactly what to wear. Usually, I wait and find out what others are wearing first. Yeah, I’m one of those people Read more

Window-style tent sidewalls and peaked roofs offer a unique setting for this event.

Party Hosting: What to Rent & What to Buy

Hosting a large party or event requires carefully balancing your budget with the items you need. In your excitement, you may be tempted to go all out and purchase new things for your celebration. Yet, this is often unnecessary and cuts drastically into your budget. Since you want your party to be the best, use these tips to figure out what you can get away with renting before you make an impulse buy. Read more