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10 Things Your Baker Needs to Know

April 6th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
10 Things Your Baker Needs to Know

I’ve compiled a list of 10 important things to know before you head out for the initial consultation with your potential wedding cake baker. It will help make the entire process efficient and easy, allowing you more time savoring the delicious sweets. Guest count: You need to know how much to order! Design preference: Do … Continue Reading…

Ask the Pros: Wedding Insurance

March 25th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Ask the Pros: Wedding Insurance

You have it for your car, your house, your pet, and your life… but did you know you can get one for your wedding too? I’m talking about wedding insurance and it can be a hot topic, especially since it’s something couples don’t consider right away when they draw up their wedding budget. I decided … Continue Reading…

Proposal Story: Steven + Agnes

March 16th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Proposal Story: Steven + Agnes

Steven had the perfect proposal in mind and he knew he wanted the moment captured. He asked around for photographers, and I helped get him in touch with Raymond Chou of Vivid Moments Photographers, who also happens to be a Vancity Vendor. Raymond was so happy to be a part of such a special moment… … Continue Reading…

Guest Blog:
Indian Weddings on a Budget

March 11th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Guest Blog: Indian Weddings on a Budget

Generally, when you think of Indian weddings one thinks of 800 guests and a budget that is the size of a condo mortgage. But, is it truly necessary to spend that much money for an Indian wedding or can frugal meet fabulous in Indian weddings as well? I think it can and here are a … Continue Reading…

Vancity Bride’s 4th Anniversary Contest

March 2nd, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Bride's 4th Anniversary Contest

It’s March once again… can you believe how fast this year is going? More importantly, my humble little blog is turning 4 years old this month. People often ask me, how do you do it? When do you have time to do this when you have a full time job? My answer: it’s my hobby, … Continue Reading…

Ask The Pros:
Make Your Ceremony Personal!

February 20th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Ask The Pros: Make Your Ceremony Personal!

A wedding isn’t a wedding without an officiant… and the most common (and also cost effective) way to hire one is by searching through the Marriage Commissioner database in the BC Vital Statistics Agency. For $75 + GST they will officiate your wedding and use an approved wedding ceremony with little to no customization. It’s … Continue Reading…

Guest Blog: DIY Beauty Treatments for Brides

February 16th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Guest Blog: DIY Beauty Treatments for Brides

Weddings are an expensive affair. And because weddings are important to many people, almost no one likes to cut back on expenses. But what if you’re on a budget and need to save as much as you can? If you’re a woman looking for ways to stay within the budget for your wedding, a good … Continue Reading…

Ask the Pros: Feeling Comfortable in Front of the Camera

February 11th, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Ask the Pros: Feeling Comfortable in Front of the Camera

As if brides and grooms-to-be aren’t stressed about the wedding enough, the thought of being the centre of attention and getting hundreds of photos taken of them can definitely add to the pressure. Of course you want to look great in photos, but if you’re uncomfortable, it shows. Wedding photographers deal with these jitters all … Continue Reading…

Creative Proposal: Dave + LJ

January 23rd, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Creative Proposal: Dave + LJ

I received an email from Dave Wallace last week. He wanted to share with my readers the story of how he proposed to his girlfriend, LJ. I watched it and I loved it. It’s unique, super cute, and it’s so them… even though I don’t know them personally, it felt like I knew them just … Continue Reading…

Guest Blog: Budget Friendly Benefit of Custom Bridesmaids Dresses

January 21st, 2015 by Jeannine

 
Guest Blog: Budget Friendly Benefit of Custom Bridesmaids Dresses

Would you ever consider custom making bridesmaid dresses? Here’s an interesting insight to an option not many may think of. Here’s a guest blog by Francesca Castor of Pastel Dress Party, an Toronto-based custom dress company that does just this… their dresses start at $135 and go up to $215. More often than not, bridesmaid … Continue Reading…