What Season Should I Get Married? The Pros and Cons of Each Season

What Season Should I Get Married

The Pros and Cons of Getting Married in Each Season There are benefits and drawbacks to every choice and choosing a time of year to get married is no different. Which season you select, determines what decor you choose and ultimately how your wedding photos and video will look. But at the end of the […]

5 Questions To Ask Wedding Professionals

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5 Questions Couples Should Ask Wedding Professionals, But Don’t Learn exactly what questions to ask wedding professionals before booking. The time has come, you’re planning your wedding! Congratulations! Let me guess, you’re likely experiencing exhilaration, romance and chaos all at once? Yep, that means you’re on the right path!  Chances are, you’ve never planned a […]

Trim Your Wedding Guest List

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Why the Size of Your Wedding Guest List Matters Your guest list determines so many other details, and the more guests you add to your list, the more everything costs. Making sure your head count includes everyone important, without contradicting your budget, can be a balancing act. If your wedding guest list and budget could use some trimming, consider these […]

Things The Groom Can Plan For Your Wedding

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10 Things The Groom Can Plan For The Wedding We often see brides eager to jump into wedding planning. But the truth is, there are many details the groom can plan, and should help plan for the wedding! Here are ten things your groom can plan for your wedding. 1. Groomsmen Attire Brides spend countless hours […]

Wedding Reception Planning Guide

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The Ultimate Wedding Reception Planning Guide Wedding Reception Planning Tips Mistakes To Avoid When Planning Your Wedding Reception Common Wedding Guest Complaints Sample Wedding Reception Timeline Wedding Reception Time Savers Kid Friendly Wedding Receptions Alternatives to Clinking Glasses Your Exit Strategy WATCH: We Make Brides Dance! Wedding Reception Planning Tips 1. Be present. Your guests […]

Metro Detroit Marriage Licenses and Name Changes

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Metro Detroit Marriage License Application Process *Updated for 2021 & 2022 wedding season To obtain your Metro Detroit marriage license, you will need a picture ID and the social security numbers for the bride and groom. The marriage license will include the full legal names of the bride and groom. You will also need current […]

Intimate Wedding Venues In Metro Detroit


Choosing Your Intimate Wedding Venue Size matters when it comes to wedding planning. The number of guests has a strong impact on budget and venue options. Many couples dream of a large wedding, but there can be something very sweet and beautiful about having a small, intimate gathering at your ceremony and reception, celebrating your […]

Wedding Advice From Wedding Professionals

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Wedding Advice: 9 Tips from Wedding Professionals You’re looking to have that perfect day and won’t stop planning until you think you’ve nailed it. We totally get it! The truth is, there will always be a bump in the wedding planning road but we can help. After 25 years in the wedding industry, we know […]

The Wedding Anniversary Dance

Couple During Anniversary Dance

What is the anniversary dance at a wedding? Wedding reception traditions are beginning to get a bit dated. How many of your girlfriend’s are fighting to win the bouquet toss or men scrambling for the garter? But there is one traditional reception activity that I am quite partial to: The Anniversary Dance. This is a […]