by: Christie A. Brogan {1.29.18} New Year. Newly engaged! Let the preparations begin… You don’t have to be engaged to know that there’s a lot of prep and planning that goes into your wedding day. It’s not all about menus, flowers, the guest list, and all of the other items on your Post-Engagement Checklist. It’s… Read More

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 {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

by Christie A. Brogan {6.2.17} Why buy event insurance? This question comes up about once a year and (for us) is typically a topic of conversation in the aftermath of a tropical storm or hurricane sailing past our coastal community in Wilmington, NC. Considering yesterday marked the start of Hurricane Season 2017 (June 1st to… Read More

by Christie A. Brogan {3.30.17} The hip bone is connected to the leg bone…the leg bone is connected to the knee bone…the knee bone is connected to the… Everyone remembers the grade school sing-a-long song that helped us understand how all the body parts are connected. Well, the same goes for planning your wedding day.… Read More