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Proper Etiquette to Use when you do not wish children to attend your wedding.

DECIDE EARLY Unlike decisions about menus or music, those related to children should be handled quickly to avoid awkward questions from parents who need to make plans. IS IT APPROPRIATE TO NOT INVITE CHILDREN? Yes — especially if the wedding is in the evening or is very formal. Daytime or Casual Weddings usually allow children

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Coping with Change while Planning Your Wedding

Turnover is a frequent occurrence in the event industry; people get promoted or change companies. Unfortunately, many brides have had to deal with being passed from one person to another once or even a few times during the planning process. Planners and Assistants change and catering manager move jobs often. It is normal to be

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Wedding Gowns and Weight Loss

Today I received a call from one of my wonderful brides who was on her way to try on her wedding gown. Her wedding is a few short weeks away and she is going in for a final fitting. She mentioned to me that she lost about twenty pounds and she was worried about her

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I am GOOD Friends with my “competition.” Its a funny (but wonderful) thing. We go out to lunch, go for drinks, email and chat on the phone and share funny and sometimes scary wedding stories with eachother. We are each others’ best supporters. So, it is really hard when a bride shops all of us.

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Wedding Flowers and Saving Money

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it brings to mind a very important issue regarding planning your wedding budget. While February 14th is a very romantic day to wed, did you know that flowers, particularly roses, are much more expensive this time of year? It isn’t the florists being greedy, the demand for roses

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The Importance of WEDDING BUDGETS!

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope those of you who have been planning your weddings took a well deserved break over the holidays to enjoy family and friends. To those of you who got engaged over the holidays (and I know there are lots of you, congratulations! What an exciting way to start the new

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Tatiana’s Quinceanera belongs in a magazine!  The Perfect Affair handled all of the props and décor as well as designing the event space with the venue, VIP La Fontaine (W. Tidwell location).  The Perfect Affair was available to attend décor appointments with the venue to make sure the colors tied in perfectly. Not only did

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Kelsey’s Wedding at Amber Springs in Montgomery was not only beautiful but it was the type of simple elegance that goes a long way. Can’t wait to see the rest of her photos!  


As you can tell I am HORRIBLE at blogging!  This world is very new for me, BUT I am told I must do it to keep our clients and future clients up to date! So that being said- I am back!  It has been over a year since I have written on the blog so

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Hello World!

As a blog virgin this is completely new to me BUT I keep hearing that I “need” to put a blog on my website so what better time to start than now.  I read blogs all the time.  Everything from cooking, mommy blogs, to event blogs, to blogs about technology.  All informative and interesting in

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