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


by: Christie A. Brogan {11.2.17} If you pick up any bridal magazine or peruse any wedding planning website, you will find a dozen or more wedding planning timelines…each based on a 12 month (sometimes 18 month) planning cycle. And, where there’s nothing wrong with taking a year or longer to plan your wedding, I am… 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 Brogan {3.10.17} Along with the 1001 other decisions you will have to make during the wedding planning process, one that needs to be addressed pretty early on is “DJ vs. Band”. Actually, lets rephrase that statement…you don’t have to decide right away, but you need to have some idea of which direction you… Read More


Hasta la vista 2016…2017 has arrived. For you newly engaged couples (and, we know there’s a few of you out there), it’s time to shake off the glitter and start making some plans for the Big Day. The beauty of your perfectly timed engagement is the annual wedding planning event, Courtyards & Cobblestones – A… Read More