Wedding Planning

Finding a Wedding Officiant

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Officiating, Wedding Planning | Comments Off on Finding a Wedding Officiant

Couples too often treat finding a wedding officiant as an afterthought – choosing their celebrant only after buying the perfect wedding dress, designing a showstopper wedding cake, and finding the perfect wedding favors. And yet without a wedding officiant – religious or non-denominational, friend or pastor – the wedding can’t take place. That makes the wedding officiant one of the most important elements of any wedding! If you’re a longtime member of particular faith, you may feel driven to ask your own minister, rabbi, marriage officer, or other religious leader to...

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Why Choose a Non Religious Wedding Ceremony

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in Types of Weddings, Wedding Planning | Comments Off on Why Choose a Non Religious Wedding Ceremony

There are some people who believe that a wedding ceremony can’t be truly meaningful without some element of the divine. However, many couples engaged to be married want to focus on the human experience when they say their vows. Having a non religious wedding ceremony (also called a humanist wedding ceremony) let’s brides and grooms begin married life with vows that are significant but also grounded in the here and now. Non religious wedding ceremonies tend to be focused on what a lifelong relationship between two people means and why a couple is choosing to get married. They let...

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Taking the Stress Out of Planning Your California Wedding

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Wedding Planning | Comments Off on Taking the Stress Out of Planning Your California Wedding

Getting married in California? Planning a wedding, whether you’re a California resident or coming from out of the state or country, can be an ordeal. Luckily, there are a lot of steps you can take to make the whole complicated and overblown business of getting married less traumatic and more enjoyable. The very best one involves concentrating on your strengths. At the heart of every nuptial celebration, there is at least one individual who browsed, bargained, compared, shopped, sampled, crafted, critiqued, and complimented to make it all happen. There is a good chance that you and your...

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When Should I Start Planning My Wedding?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Adventure Weddings, Chapel Wedding, Party Planning, Wedding Planning | Comments Off on When Should I Start Planning My Wedding?

A couple and their families can spend many months planning a California wedding. That’s not surprising when you consider the approaching festivities represent one most important days in the lives of two people, their wedding day. With any luck, their wedding day will be meaningful, exciting, and beautiful, but it should also be enjoyable and carefree. It is your wedding day and you should enjoy it, savoring every possible detail so it can be recalled in years to come. Wedding planning should start about a year before the event. Thankfully there are more than a few wedding planning...

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Working with a Day-Of Wedding Coordinator

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Types of Weddings, Wedding Planning | Comments Off on Working with a Day-Of Wedding Coordinator

Many brides, picturing the perfect wedding day, never imagine that they’ll be finalizing details with wedding vendors, putting last-minute touches on reception table centerpieces and favors, or calling to remind the venue manager that the cocktail hour should begin at 5 p.m. even though the wedding party will not be arriving until six. When, after all, will she have time to do all that? Perhaps before the ceremony, while she’s having her bridal makeup applied or being buttoned into her wedding dress? Certainly not between the ceremony and reception when the entire wedding party is posing for...

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What Does a Wedding Coordinator Do?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Chapel Wedding, Commitment Ceremony, Elopements, Hawaiian Wedding, Indoor Wedding, Outdoor Wedding, Restaurant Wedding, Short and Sweet Weddings, Types of Weddings, Wedding Planning, Weekday Weddings | Comments Off on What Does a Wedding Coordinator Do?

Have you ever wondered what a wedding coordinator actually does? The main service we offer is day of wedding coordination, though Palm Springs wedding coordinators actually come in three different flavors: “day of”, “week of”, or “month of” coordinators. Our dedicated team of wedding coordinators can fulfill any of these roles. Note that while we welcome you to reach out to our coordinators at any time as you plan your wedding, we don’t generally start working our magic until 1-2 months before your wedding day. As to what wedding coordinators do,  for week-of or month-of planning packages we...

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