by: Christie A. Brogan {1.2.18} The new year is here and we know there’s a few newly engaged couples out there wondering the same question….where to begin? The wedding planning process can be daunting to say the least, but we’ve got your solution. The beauty of your perfectly timed engagement is the annual wedding planning… Read More

by: Christie A. Brogan {11.10.17} What comes to mind when you think of a “destination wedding”? Most people think sandy beaches and palm trees…or some exotic foreign country serving the dual purpose of wedding locale and honeymoon. What if you’re looking for a destination that doesn’t require a passport? Of the roughly 2.5 million weddings… Read More

We are three weeks in to 2015 and find ourselves overwhelmed by nods, nominations, and awards. To say “our cup runeth over” is truly an understatement.  We kicked off January 1st with a nomination for “Best Wedding Venue” in Encore’s “Best of 2015” race  (Voting ends January 26th…just in case any locals were wondering.) Followed… Read More

Honestly, the sprint between Thanksgiving and Christmas closed out 2013 like a qualifying race at the Olympic World Trials.  And, just like that…it’s 2014.  For us, 2014 has arrived in grand style…and with something of a bang.  Like “Awards Season” for the film industry, January kicks off with Awards & Accolades from the most important… Read More

It happened!  He popped the question.  You said ‘yes’.  You are engaged.  Now what? Well, unless you are one of the fortunate few who has dear old Dad’s Black AMEX and no islands to buy…there is some legwork to be done. First things first…set a reasonable budget.  Gather information about who and how much  will… Read More