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Catering

  • 5 Rules to Rock your Corporate Catering
    Those in charge of organizing and planning lunch and breakfast catering services know that it’s tough to keep things fresh and unique time after time. However, with the company relying on you to make events run seamlessly, it’s useful to keep up with new corporate catering trends and tips. Fortunately, this year offers some ideas that […]
  • 8 Simple Questions to Ask Your Calgary Caterers
    One of the most important considerations in making an event successful is to find the best and most reliable caterer. It is the job of Calgary caterers to offer well presented and tasty foods during the event. However, you have to consider that caterers got a lot of behind-the-scene tasks before they successfully present what you want […]
  • Choosing the Best Caterer for Your Event
    There may be no other choice that is more influential to a successful party than that of the perfect caterer for the event. Therefore, careful research and interviewing techniques should be used before making the final selection of any professional catering services. Choose “facts” over “feelings” when assessing the abilities of the candidates for your […]
  • Choosing Your Catering Menu by Event Type
    When hiring a catering service in Calgary, it is important to understand the distinction between the various types of catering menu available. Basically, the menu that you choose has to coincide with the type of event that you need catered. There are so many different reasons to hire a caterer, like for business events (lunch and […]
  • Considerations for Successful Corporate Catering
    From a simple deli sandwich to an executive boxed lunch; a hot breakfast to a buffet lunch for large training sessions – corporate catering requires careful planning. Understanding your guest demographics and meeting time frame will help direct the menu choices and food portioning. Simply Elegant customizes menus to give your guests the ultimate in […]
  • Napkin Folding
    We at Simply Elegant know that an important part of ensuring that your event in Calgary (or anywhere else for that matter) is a success has to do with paying special attention to the details. Those small finishing touches can make a big difference. And that’s why this week, we’re going to look at napkin […]
  • Office Christmas Party Food
    At the heart of any successful company or office Christmas party is great food and drink. Usually the hardest part of planning a party is what to serve. Some parties feature appetizers, some offer full sit-down meals, and others will have a buffet that could include separate stations for each food type i.e. a salad, […]
  • Planning the Food for Holiday Office Party
    Your holiday office party planning starts with great food and drink.  Usually the hardest part of planning a party is what to serve.  Some parties feature appetizers, some offer full sit-down meals, and others will have a buffet that could include separate stations for each food type i.e. a salad, meat, seafood or dessert stations. While […]
  • Setting the Food Mood with Catering at Events
    The catering you serve says a lot about you, about your company and how you feel about your guests.  What you serve and how you serve it is setting a mood. So how can you ”food mood” to set the stage for your event’s success, be it breakfast or lunch catering? Know your guests. Are […]
  • Should I Hire a Professional Caterer for my Seasonal Party?
    You have finally decided to throw that Big Holiday Bash! There are a million decisions that need to be made, and deciding whether or not to hire a professional catering service is tops on your list. You also have to select a date, determine a budget, decide upon the perfect location, carefully choose the guest […]
  • Simple Rules to Size your Portions for Event Catering
    One of the most difficult aspects of catering your party is to know how much food you should order. Whether it is a wedding reception, birthday party, fundraising event, small networking function, or any other event catering in Calgary, AB, ordering foods for your event is not always a straightforward and easy task. It’s a […]
  • Viva la vida local! Simply Elegant & the Local Food Movement
    Your event planner is very aware of how significant the quality and presentation of food is to you and your guests. No matter the size of the occasion, the menu choices at your event are extremely important. At Simply Elegant we know that the rush of flavor and the aroma of really fresh ingredients make […]

Company Updates

  • 2013 Stampede tips, takeaways from a 660 News interview
  • 2017 – A Year for Great Celebrations!
    What’s Red and White all over and topped with a big “Yahoo!”? Clearly it’s Canada’s 150th birthday celebration Calgary style. Simply Elegant is brimming with excitement about events that will take place in 2017. Combining the annual Calgary Stampede celebration with Canada’s 150th birthday is a great approach to take when developing ideas for a […]
  • Brenda Strafford Society
    Simply Elegant feels so fortunate that we were able to be apart of the Brenda Strafford Society for the Prevention of Domestic Violence Grand Opening. Kudos to all the staff and volunteers at the Centre who worked so hard to ensure the success of this event, you guys rock!
  • Calgary Event Planning: Sysco interview with Rob Vidra
    by Joe Sheptak Playing poker with Rob Vidra, owner and CEO of Simply Elegant, might not be wise as he likes to hold his cards close and thinks every step through and when he does play his hand he is always holding 4 aces. Founded in 1997, Vidra has taken the time to truly learn the […]
  • Canada.com article – December 11, 2009 – Featuring Simply Elegant
    Canada.com and the Canwest News Service story on Events for the holiday of 2009 featuring Simply Elegant CEO Robert Vidra
  • Christmas at Hospice Calgary
    We’re so proud to announce that Hospice Calgary is Simply Elegant’s charity of choice for the 2011 season. It was a delight to sponsor the Turkey Luncheon for the 5th year running.
  • Harvest to Table – A dinner party to support Hospice Calgary
    Simply Elegant is a supporter of Hospice Calgary. To bring awareness to this cause and raise funds to support the organization, we wanted to do something special that would include our clients and colleagues. Our management team decided to host an event at our shop to feature food provided by local producers prepared in-house and […]
  • Help the People of Fort McMurray
    Hey Calgary businesses, Fort McMurray needs our help. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced from their homes and are at risk of losing everything. See the story here. Simply Elegant has made a $500.00 donation to the Canadian Red Cross and we invite, no challenge all Calgary businesses to match or beat it. Now’s the […]
  • Hike for Hospice in Calgary 2017
    Simply Elegant was proud to partner with Hospice Calgary for their annual Hike for Hospice. This was our 10th year! On May 7, 2017, some 700 people plus 50 or so volunteers met at Calgary’s Fish Creek park for the hike.  Simply Elegant was there to support in the walk and give back to our […]
  • Hike for Hospice Making a Difference in the Community
    By Judy Wark of the Hospice Calgary What happens when a company like Simply Elegant gets involved with an organization like Hospice Calgary? Every December, Robert Vidra and his team come down to Hospice Calgary and serve a full course Christmas dinner to the participants in our support group for people living with a palliative […]
  • Hospice Calgary: Simply Elegant’s Charity of Choice
    All of us at Simply Elegant are humbled by the work done by Hospice Calgary. That's why we're very proud to announce that, once again, Hospice Calgary is Simply Elegant's charity of choice for the 2010 season.
  • Kensington Riverside Inn
    Kensington River Inn is a stunning and intimate venue offering the best in corporate events and weddings.
  • News: Calgary Event Planners Swamped
    Hey everyone! Just wanted to share an article that recently appeared in 660 News, written by Jonathan Muma. It features both the company and one of our own Sharon Barwick commenting on the catering trends this holiday season. Thank you all for your support! For a lot of people, it’s far too early to be thinking about Christmas […]
  • News: Small business owners concerned…
    Earlier this month Robert Vidra was featured in Calgary Herald. For those of you who didn’t have a chance to catch it, here’s a shortened version of the article. We hope you like it and share it with your friends. Let us know in the comments what you think of the declining oil prices and […]
  • Simply Elegant at Hike for Hospice
    Simply Elegant is proud to once again partner with Hospice Calgary  for the annual Hike for Hospice. This year’s Hike was a huge success generating over $130,000 in donations! It was a beautiful sunny day in Calgary’s Fish Creek park. Over 600 happy hikers were there to celebrate this wonderful event and we were happy […]
  • Simply Elegant Puts Life in Corporate Parties – Calgary Herald
    Mario Toneguzzi from the Calgary Herald wrote a great article about the work that Robert Vidra is doing with Simply Elegant.
  • Simply Elegant Supports the Arts
    “I believe that the Arts allows us to explore our dreams and aspirations through sounds, touch and sight.” states Rob Vidra, CEO and founder of Simply Elegant, when explaining why he believes it is important for corporations and communities to support the Arts. Simply Elegant is very proud of the relationship that has been built […]
  • Simply Elegant’s Crew at Calgary’s Model Milk Restaurant
    Stampede is a fun but an incredibly difficult time for everyone who works in creating all the atmosphere in Calgary. Hats of to all the companies who make it happen. Simply Elegant’s crew was no different, everyone went above and beyond to make it seems effortless. Our celebration happens after, this time we celebrated at […]
  • Throwing A World Cup Party
    Every four years, Canada embraces cultures from around the world in one massive, month-long World Cup Party. Because, whether you like soccer or not, there’s something about the World Cup tournament that gets people excited.  Really excited. It might be because of the country vs. country competition. Or maybe it’s the fact that even the […]

Decorations

  • Christmas Decorations Trends
    Christmas is coming! Worry not…. After shaking the sand out of your flip-flops and bathing suit, it’s time to start planning for the next big thing. No, not Thanksgiving, Christmas! With less than four months to go planning your Christmas decorations and entertainment for Christmas cannot be left to the last minute. We’ve put together […]
  • Halloween Decorations Ideas
    Halloween – it’s not just for kids anymore! Check these Halloween decorations ideas to make this Halloween spooktacular! Scary or not, it’s that time of year when the ghosts, goblins, super-heros, and all sorts of other characters arrive on your doorstep to party or beg for candy. It’s Halloween! This year it will be bigger […]
  • Penny Pinching Kids Party Planning
    Ever wonder how you can create a great party that is fun and safe for your children for less than $60 including gas? Here’s our kids party planning tips to make your next event a blast! Considerations for age appropriate parties Invite a maximum of children to match the age of the child. An easy […]

Events

  • 10 Party Planning Tips
    Here are our Top 10 party planning tips to make your next party a big hit. Starting off with #10… 10. Take the time to coordinate the food, music and dress code for your party to come up with a theme that guests can talk about. Pick a couple of colors to use throughout and choose […]
  • 10 Tips on Insurance Liability for Event Planning
    In the process of planning an upcoming event, insurance can protect the decisions of an event planner and it can also protect the financial security of the clients of the stated individual. In the process of event planning, insurance is always important regardless of the schedule of an event which was supposed to be organized […]
  • 12 Creative Adult Birthday Party Ideas
    Want to know how to throw a successful adult birthday party? Read on. We’ve got a few creative ideas for you. Whether you’re throwing a birthday party for your wife, or husband, or your best friend, there’s good news: a little creativity can go a long way. And creativity is important. Who wants to throw […]
  • 6 Event Planning Tips for Negotiations with your Suppliers
    A good event planner needs to negotiate with several suppliers in order to make all the things perfect in the exact schedule of an event. Such individual will become more effective and reliable in this kind of business by following these tips for achieving an excellent negotiation process with the suppliers for event planning: Only […]
  • 6 Simple Ways to Save on Corporate Event Planning
    Corporate events can help your company improve morale, disseminate important information to employees and encourage camaraderie in a relaxed setting. Although the Alberta economy is not at its peak condition, you can throw a corporate event on a budget and reap the benefits. These six tips will help you reduce event costs and ensure that […]
  • Booking Celebrity Bands
    Companies sometimes wonder if it’s possible to hire bands that have celebrity status for a private, corporate or charitable event. And the answer is: yes, if the price is right. The fee range is huge and, of course, the bigger the name of the band, the higher the cost. Some bands are in the tens […]
  • Cannabis and Parties: Will it Cause a Dilemma for Hosts?
    You’re going to have an office or social party this fall and some guests are wondering whether they can smoke up or bring cannabis edibles. Hosts are starting to ask what are their responsibilities in this changing environment; and they should. Liability is not often a concern that a host thinks about when planning a […]
  • Celebrating Father’s Day
    Here’s a fun fact: Father’s Day dates back almost 4,000 years. The story goes that a Babylonian youth named Elmesu carved the first known Father’s Day card in clay with a special message that wished his dear old dad good health and a long and happy life. We’re sure his dad appreciated it. But let’s […]
  • Charity Event Planning Tips
    Fundraising and charity events are growing in popularity in cities all over Canada. Per plate events, sales parties, and gatherings with ticket purchases whose proceeds go to a specific charity fund are making their rounds in social gatherings in both metropolitan area and rural communities. There are a million tiny details involved with the management […]
  • Collaborate with Your Event Planning Service Provider
    In most areas of life, collaboration is a-must when it comes to carrying a project to a successful completion. It’s the same story when it comes to working with an event planning service provider. Read our latest blog post to learn what you need to consider when planning a party post October 2018 when Canada will […]
  • Corporate Christmas Party Ideas & Christmas Party Venues in Calgary
    Halloween is over, Black Friday shopping is done and now, just when you thought you could relax, Christmas is around the corner and… you’ve been selected or volunteered to organize the office Christmas party. Christmas is coming soon. Check the latest decor trends in our fresh-off-the-press post. Don’t fret – just like Christmas wrapping paper patterns, […]
  • Event Management 101
    A successful event starts with strategic planning and is dependent on the ability to anticipate obstacles. Because there are always obstacles. If you are going to work with an event planning company, you need to interview them first. You want to know they’re going to be a good fit for your corporate culture or personality. […]
  • Event Security Tips
    Event security is often an afterthought in event planning, but it should be one of the most important topics to plan out. Having an event secured from many different angles requires forethought and and proper event planning. Here are some best practices successful event planners employ when coordinating event security for your next event. Learn […]
  • Graduation Event Planning
    Probably one of the most significant events in anyone’s life is that of their high school graduation. The fashion, the friends, the food and the venue are all important to the graduate. It’s worth noting that more and more, people are holding year-end celebrations to recognize graduations from junior high/middle school and even from elementary […]
  • Helps Your Guests Navigate Dietary Restrictions
    These days it seems that everyone knows someone who is dealing with nut allergies, gluten intolerance, diabetes and even religious preferences.  Dealing with everyone’s dietary restrictions can be a headache but when you work with a professional event planners it’s as easy as sugar-free-nut-free-gluten-free pie. Which is a lot easier than it sounds. The last thing you […]
  • How to Hire an Event Planner?
    This week we will be discussing what to look for in an event planner, after all they are the ones you will be working closely with throughout the duration of your event. First Impressions Some may say that first impressions are deceiving, others state that our subconscious makes the most correct evaluation of a person […]
  • Party Etiquette Tips
    Parties are a great opportunity to meet new people, re-connect with those you haven’t seen in a while, and generally have a good time socializing. In any type of event, whether it’s casual or formal, everyone should practice proper etiquette. To help you make a good impression, we’ve come up with some tips for proper […]
  • Private Party Planning Tips
    Private parties can be scheduled for just about any reason that people would gather to celebrate.  The most common reasons to schedule a party include milestone birthday, such as Sweet Sixteen, lodge and organized group awards ceremonies, such a Girls Scouts or community football teams, and anniversary parties. Venues Large spaces where tables and chairs […]
  • Same-gender wedding planning
    More than a decade ago, same-gender marriage was legalized in Canada. Since then, weddings for LGBTQ couples have become a part of the fabric of Canadian society. Same-gender weddings today are as unique as the individuals getting married. This is evidenced by the venues and celebrations that are true expressions of the happy couple’s love […]
  • Summer Party Planning Tips
    So you’re planning to throw a summer party. And, of course, you want your summer party to be a huge success. Good news – that’s completely doable. But to throw a summer party that’s guaranteed to wow your guests and leave a lasting impression, you’ll need to get organized. We have a few helpful hints […]
  • Your Dog Deserves a Party Too
    Now that we’re right in the middle of the dog days of summer, we thought it might be a fun idea to offer some suggestion on how to throw a dog party. Yes, a party for your pooch. And why not?  After all, our pets are part of the family. And more and more, people are […]

Flowers

  • 5 Unexpected Benefits of Office Flowers
    The corporate world is continually searching for ways to engage employees and bolster productivity, many times turning to expensive measures that just don’t produce the desired results. One of the most underutilized methods for improving employee morale is beautifying the workplace, and office flowers is an ideal technique that evokes a scenic and inviting display. […]
  • 7 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Flowers
    Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. You want everything to be perfect: your dress, your hair, the venue, even the seating arrangements have taken hours of planning and thought. Adding beautiful wedding flowers to the ensemble is important as well – if they are done right, the wedding flowers the […]
  • Choosing Meaningful Flowers for St. Valentine’s
    Undeniably, a gift of flowers makes us all feel special and loved. For thousands of years flowers have symbolized love, marriage and romance. This Valentine’s Day, if you’re thinking of giving your sweetheart St. Valentines flowers, give them a message meant just for them. Most of us know that red roses mean “I love you” […]
  • Making the Most of your Wedding Flowers
    You have just received a gorgeous bouquet of flowers! Don’t watch your hand delivered wedding flowers fade away, and look droopy and tired after only a couple of days. Fresh wedding flowers will eventually lose their bloom, but with the proper care you can keep them looking beautiful for a lot longer than you may […]
  • The Art of Engagement Flowers
    The ring is bought, the words rehearsed — you’re prepared. But you want to add a little special something to your proposal…think engagement flowers. You are brilliant! There are not too many women who will tell you they don’t love receiving a beautiful bouquet. A picture paints a thousand words, but in the world of […]
  • Wedding Flowers and the Language of Bridal Bouquets
    It’s easier to talk with your florist about wedding flowers when you’re familiar with the basic terminology for bridal bouquets. Choose a style that goes with your personality and budget. Dramatic Bouquets If you want a striking look, consider a presentation bouquet. It’s inspired by the wedding flowers loving fans present to stages actresses. You can use […]
  • Wedding Flowers That Won’t Break the Bank
    Most couples want to incorporate wedding flowers and floral arrangements into their wedding. However, this can become very expensive for a couple on a budget. Rather than sacrificing the flowers, there are ways to incorporate them without breaking the bank. First and foremost, all flowers are part of your wedding investment and need to be […]
  • Winter Wedding Flowers
    Those colder months are settling in and for many brides, it’s all about a winter wedding. The winter backgrounds allow for a stunning collaboration of Mother Nature and simple elegance of a modern bride. And if you’re thinking Canadian winters aren’t conducive for presenting spectacular winter wedding flowers, think again. Miniature roses Miniature roses make […]

Weddings

  • 5 Wedding Planning MUST-haves
    Wedding is an important moment in the life of a woman. Who wouldn’t like to be a perfect bride and have a perfect wedding? Your wedding day is a very memorable day that you may treasure for the rest of your life. It is a very special moment that most of women would love to […]
  • 7 Creative Ways to Personalizing Your Wedding
    Pictures speak a thousand words. In the past, wedding magazines were the traditional “go to” resource for wedding ideas with reception decor being one of the most-searched categories. While the method has changed from printed magazines to online searches, today’s bride is still interested in wedding trends. Today’s soon-to-be brides and grooms search the Internet […]
  • 8 Tips for Choosing Wedding Flowers by the Season
    Every season offers a unique backdrop for a wedding ceremony. Picturesque scenes and memorable moments are in the eye of the beholder, so every season is perfect for a bride and groom to walk down the aisle. Letting the experts help you choose the right flower for the season is important – because wedding flowers […]
  • Budgeting a Canadian Wedding
    One of the largest checks that you’ll be able to cut on your wedding day will be the cost of the wedding catering. Food and beverages can definitely eat up the budget and usually accounts for about 40 to 50 percent of the entire wedding budget. It’s quite unbelievable isn’t it? Think about eating out […]
  • Garter Toss Ideas & Garter Games
    Your wedding is a very special day in your life and while you’re making your wedding plans let’s not forget about wedding flowers and planning the wedding reception. For most guests at a wedding, the bouquet and garter toss can be the best part—especially if some of the guests are single. Normally, the bride tosses […]
  • Green Wedding Planning Tips
    Many eco-conscious couples are opting for green weddings, reflecting their love for each other and for this beautiful blue planet we call earth. A green wedding is a statement about who you are and the values you will share as a couple. A green wedding can also add thoughtful, even unexpected touches, some of which […]
  • Multicultural weddings: navigating contemporary cultural weddings
    In a multicultural community such as we find in Canada, it is more and more common to find multicultural weddings that represent a broad cross section of cultures, ethnicity and traditions. Mixed marriages are common today. Many young couples today want to honor their families’ cultural heritage or traditions. Our schools, community programs and volunteer […]
  • Named Wedding Tables
    If you think plain old numbers are kind of boring, ask your wedding planner about giving your wedding tables distinctive names instead. Borrow an idea that high end hotels have been using for years. By naming their rooms after cities or presidents, they make them sound more attractive and easier to remember. So, grab your wedding planner and get […]
  • New Wedding Trends for 2016 – 2017
    Written by guest blogger Naomi Shaw Weddings are ever-changing with new trends constantly emerging. While princess-like wedding dresses, identically dressed bridesmaids and tiered wedding cakes are tradition, 2016 and 2017 bring a whole new crop of trends that any stylish bride would be proud to include in her wedding. Everything from dresses to flowers to […]
  • Outdoor Wedding Venues Calgary: Perfect Outdoor Weddings
    Let’s continue looking at great wedding venues Calgary has to offer. This time we’ll focus on some of the best outdoor wedding venues. An outdoor wedding is awesome during a beautiful summer season in Calgary and is a great option for any number of guests. So, let’s get right into it and look as some […]
  • Small Wedding Ideas
    There are cases when a bride and groom decide they would like a smaller wedding that includes only their closest friends and family. While there are many reasons for this decision, the most common one is a small budget, but this does not mean they can get out of planning all the details required for […]
  • Spring Wedding Inspiration
    Planning a spring wedding can be an exciting experience. Spring often brings with it the best weather all year long in some people’s minds. This tends to make people feel more creative and lends itself to some excellent wedding planning. Spring colour scheme The current color scheme of springtime weddings has started to include apple […]
  • Summer Wedding Ideas and Trends
    June is the most popular months for a summer wedding to take place. Many women grow up dreaming about being a June bride. With so many options available for summertime weddings, summer wedding trends are changing every year. This year’s summer wedding trends include low key music, dynamic color choices and many new themes. Summer […]
  • Ten Great Marriage Proposal Ideas
    It’s not always easy, but it’s worth the time it takes to think of the perfect marriage proposal. We thought we’d give you a few ideas to kick start brainstorming process for this ultra romantic and memorable occasion.  Some are for women who would prefer something more private and others are for those who prefer […]
  • The Engagement Rings: How to Choose the Right One
    You’ve got your plan of action on how and when to pop the big question. Now it’s time to think about the engagement ring. It’s possible your bride-to-be (don’t faint – that’s what she’ll become!) has dropped many hints about what type of engagement ring she wants. How to choose the right engagement ring? Study […]
  • Tips on Picking Your Wedding Planner
    A professional can help you plan every aspect of your wedding or just certain aspects of it. Before searching for one decide how much help you are looking for. You should take your budget into consideration when making this decision because it will cost you more to have them plan every aspect of your wedding […]
  • Visual Fall Wedding Ideas
    Fall weddings are a lot of fun! Yes, it gets colder, yes the leaves start to fall. But it’s your special day! Does it matter when it happens? No. So, if you’re planning a fall wedding next year or looking for ideas to polish up your late fall wedding this year, these visual fall wedding […]
  • Ways to Save Money with a Wedding Planner
    Wedding planning is such an exciting time, filled with love, anticipation, financial stress, endless planning, coordination, more stress… Yikes. Sadly, due to the laundry list of demands brides-to-be deal with, anxiety can leave you wanting to ditch your “dream wedding” in favor of a courthouse ceremony followed by a nap. But wait, there’s help! Hiring […]
  • Wedding Catering Styles for Wedding Receptions
    Every wedding catering project is different, but the one thing that is always a critical factor to the success of the following reception is the catering of the food and beverages. In this short guide we cover most common wedding catering styles. Run out of food and drink, and your party might be over before […]
  • Wedding Corsages: Past, Present and the Future
    If the word corsage brings to mind huge bulbs sitting on a scratchy wristband that turns and twists all night long, you’re not alone. That was what the trend was years ago. It was a piece that was given by smitten teens on their way to the prom or worn by your grandmother at a […]
  • Wedding Planning for the Groom and Bride
    An interesting trend is starting to emerge in weddings. Once strictly a bride’s domain, wedding planning is increasingly involving both the groom and bride. In fact, according to Bridal Guide Magazine, more than 80 per cent of grooms are involved to varying degrees in the planning of their weddings. That’s a significant shift from, say, […]
  • Wedding Planning Timeline (12 months)
    You’re getting married next summer. Think it’s a little early to plan your perfect wedding? Think again. Venues and caterers are already booking up. But before you charge out to book a hall, order flowers and create the ultimate in wedding menus, we suggest you sit down, take a deep breath and look at the […]
  • Wedding Planning Tips
    The ring is on your finger, the date is set, and you’ve found the perfect wedding planner for your event. What comes next? In this post we’ll cover the top wedding planning tips. There are a few things every bride to be should keep in mind when planning her wedding, including her budget, the type […]
  • Wedding Tips for the Bride
    When bad weddings happen to good brides, it often comes down to the wedding planning. Many brides vastly underestimate the time it will take to plan and execute their wedding, which can lead to all kinds of stress, conflict, and additional costs. In fact, the average bride spends thirty hours a week on wedding planning […]
  • Why Hire a Wedding Planner?
    By now, like everyone else, you’ve probably seen the film Crazy Rich Asians – if you haven’t…better go. The wedding scene is unbelievable! Spoiler alert – there’s a stream flowing through the church, which has been decorated to look like a rice paddy in the evening – complete with fireflies! You can’t pull that off […]
  • Winter Wedding Ideas
    When it comes to planning a wedding there is a lot involved, especially when you’re planning a wedding in the winter. In this article we’ll share some of the most creative winter wedding ideas we came across. It has been rated as one of the most stressful and one of the most exciting times in […]