by: Christie A Brogan {10.3.17} What are the “Dos and Donts” for buying wedding gifts? Ay-yi-yi…is there really a right answer to this question? Wedding gift giving comes with so many rules – some spoken, some not. Suffice it to say, times have changed and long-held norms like buying a gift equivalent to the “cost… Read More


by: Christie A. Brogan {9.8.17} After almost 8 years and hundreds (and hundreds) of weddings and events, one thing is for certain…tastings have become a trend.  When we opened in 2010, approximately 25-30% of our clients requested a tasting. Today, our tasting dates fill up as fast as we can get them on the calendar.… Read More


by Christie A. Brogan {8.23.17} As someone who just got engaged, (In March…he asked at the base of a waterfall, at the top of a mountain in Steamboat Springs, CO…since you asked) the list of “what to do now” can be confusing and overwhelming…even for someone like me. Still, my experience over the past decade… Read More


by: Christie A. Brogan {7.12.17} The sunny days of summer bring out the relaxed, playful spirit in us all. With that in mind, we offer a little bridal inspiration for feasting eyes. The beautiful couple {Natalie & Eric} were married at Bakery 105 in June.  The images are courtesy of Jeff and Lori at indigosilver… Read More


by: Christie A. Brogan {7.7.17} In our May 12th blog post, we shared our conversation with local Wilmington Event Planner, Charyl Williams, who answered the question “Why Hire A Wedding Planner?” What surprised me about the feedback was how much interest there is in “how to become a wedding planner”. The upside to all the… Read More