Planning a Summer Wedding? 5 Benefits of Choosing Temperature-Controlled Clear Span Tents

Planning a Summer Wedding? 5 Benefits of Choosing Temperature-Controlled Clear Span Tents Guest Blog from Kevin Brenden – http://www.americanpavilion.com/ Summer weddings are beautiful, and choosing this time of year for your ceremony allows your guests the opportunity to witness your vows in a gorgeous outdoor setting. However, the one downside of a summer wedding is that you can be certain that you will be dealing with warm temperatures as the summer hits full swing. Fortunately, you can create a picture perfect outdoor wedding event with these benefits offered by temperature-controlled clear span tents.  

How to Stop Wedding Planning Procrastination for Good

Check it out!  We were featured on Brides.com in this article written by Kelsey Butler! How to Stop Wedding Planning Procrastination for Good  It can strike even the most motivated of brides — here’s how to deal. Whether you’re dragging your feet on hiring a DJ or stalling on writing your wedding vows, procrastination strikes even the most motivated of brides. Unfortunately, unlike that work presentation that you threw together last minute and absolutely nailed, delaying wedding planning can have some…

Planning Your Wedding Planning Career

Top 5 Things to Think About if You are Considering a Career in Wedding  Planning EXPERIENCE is KEY!  You can go to “wedding planning” school for 10 years but the most valuable lessons will be learned during the action. This is NOT a glamorous job – I am not J-Lo. I clear dishes from tables, I run (sometimes literally) around making sure everything is going 100% according to plan, I deal with…

Community Over Competition  –  What that Really Means to Us

  Ok – Let’s face it.  Competition is a thing.  It exits.  Many people do the same things, provide the same services, make the same products.   In every industry there are millions of “somebodys” that do or make the same “somethings.”  So why do some of the largest companies, biggest celebrities and most influential people in this world tell us that competition should not be the focus?     Collaborate they say!  Learn from one another!  Help one another to succeed!  Pull the rope, don’t cut it!  Sure there are still millions of…

Wedding Venue 101 Part Two – The Quest for “The Place”

Welcome back blog followers!  We apologize that we have been off the grid for a few months.  Between planning all of our 2016 & 2017 clients’ weddings plus our own, we have not found much time for writing!  However, we are so glad to be back and hope you will enjoy our continuation of the Venue 101 series as you join us on our quest for the perfect wedding venue! OK – for starters – we should let you know that we have decided on a…

Wedding Planning with the Wedding Planner – Venue 101 Part One – Choosing the Perfect Space

Wedding Venue 101 Part One – Choosing the Perfect Space One might think that since James and I have done so many different types of weddings in so many different types of locations that we would know exactly what we want and where we want it.  Well, that’s not entirely true.  Let’s say that we have more of a ‘list of requirements” that a venue needs to meet in order for us to fall in love…

Planning the Wedding Planners’ Wedding

Planning the Wedding Planners’ Wedding 18 years – that is a long time to know someone and it is certainly long enough to know that you want to spend the rest of your life with them.  Marrying your best friend certainly is a dream come true.  Couples like us are sometimes hard to find.  We consider ourselves to be very lucky and we can honestly say that we are happily in love!  We live together, own a business together, have two fur babies together, have worked 1,500 weddings together.  WOW…

Interview with the Wedding Planner!

Lisa Criscera spills all about her passion and inspiration for wedding planning! What made you want to work in the wedding industry? I have worked in the industry since I was 15 years old. I worked on close to 1000 weddings in my lifetime and I still love it! Being such an integral part of one of the most special days in someone’s life gives me a feeling that I cannot even describe. It is the most amazing thing!   What’s your favorite…

Out of Africa and Into the Poconos – Kalahari Brings an African Safari to Our Own Back Yard

Set to open in just a few days on July 1, 2015, you have to see it to believe it.  Kalahari Resorts and Conventions’ 100,000 square foot water park, 65,000 square feet convention center and 457 hotel rooms are impressive alight.  But if you look closely while at this gigantic resort, you will quickly see that the real WOW factor is in the attention to detail.  As an event planner, one of my most important jobs is to pay attention to details – and believe me I am sure I missed a few! With top notch Food and Beverage, state-of-the-art…

Home Sweet Home – But Get OUT of that HOUSE!!! Head to the Pocono Mountains for your next getaway.

The days are getting longer, the temperatures are getting higher and the ominous need to get out and about is getting stronger! We all muddled through this bitter winter somehow and while we know that Spring will have officially Sprung on March 20, 2015, for many of us, the lingering snow piles left in our backyards beg to differ. So how does one get out of the winter funk and shake some of that cabin fever while Mother Nature is still playing her wicked weather games?  Perhaps you have already taken a Caribbean Cruise or spent a few weeks in Florida. …