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Skip Saturday Weddings to Save Money

NC Brides on a Budget can opt for Friday and Sunday Night Events at Local Wedding Venues Big Saturday weddings are not likely to lose their luster anytime soon, but more couples are considering alternate days or months outside of spring or fall as a way to save money or make travel more attractive to visiting guests.… READ MORE

Wedding Beauty Tips: Eyelash Extensions

You’re knee deep in planning your perfect day. Venue: check! Wedding planner: check! Catering and photographer: check! Now, you’re on to the personal stuff: gown, veil, hair, makeup and...eyelashes? Yes, eyelashes. Who knew there were so many options for that bright-eyed, bushy-tailed bridal look? Jennifer Buenviaje, co-owner and lash stylist at Makeup for Your Day,… READ MORE

Green Wedding Ideas

Eco-friendly options have come a long way in recent years as brides continue to look for different ways to incorporate green elements into their wedding. Today, there are many earth-friendly options for the eco-conscious couple. Print on Green Paper Going green starts with your save-the-dates and invitations. There are so many options from recycled paper… READ MORE

Finding the Perfect First Dance Song

Every couple is different, which in turn makes the challenges and speed bumps during the wedding planning process vary between brides. A challenge I didn’t expect while planning my wedding was being stumped by the first song selection. Besides creating the guest list—which was a daunting task—I spent days scouring blogs and music sites trying… READ MORE

Hiring the Best Wedding Musician or Band for Your NC Wedding

Live music brings a certain beauty, majesty and emotional energy to weddings that recordings just can’t replicate, and wedding music goes far beyond the traditional wedding march. Music for the ceremony could be a classical favorite or perhaps even an instrumental version of a favorite modern song. Harpists and instrumental music is also widely popular and an elegant… READ MORE

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