A common question I receive from inquiring couples is “When should we hire you”. It’s a great question, and my routine answer is “as soon as you would like some help.” While I still believe that is the best answer to the question, I wanted to use this blog post to shed some more light on why I answer the question the way I do.
I looked back at our 2015 calendar and dug down deep to remember my grade school math lessons and I did some calculations. I discovered that our “average client” hires us 8 months before their wedding.
With that being said, that "average" is really comprised of three different scenarios/types of clients
The first type of client knows they want the help of an experienced professional right away. This client usually hires us when they begin planning their wedding, or right after they book their venue. We help this client set their budget, find their vendors, and we set them up so they have a clear, action oriented planning pr...
After 250+ weddings we have seen a lot of toasts. While most have been pretty good, we have seen some amazing ones and we have seen a few cring worthy - kill the mic - ones. To avoid the latter at your wedding, be sure to choose folks who you know and love and trust. And also....send them this tip sheet.
1. The first of rule thumb for writing a great toast is keeping it simple. A good toast is funny but heartfelt. Keeping it simple will allow you to speak from the heart, and that alone makes it memorable.
2. When you are thinking about what stories to tell in your speech there are two things to keep in mind.. A) The couple's parent's are in the room. Now is not the time to break the news to them that their sweet angelic child was really a hellian. B) The person's very new spouse is in the room. Sure you may have known the bride or groom during their wild and crazy single days, but now is not the time to relive the walk of shame adventures you shared or...