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getting married in the spring

 Finally he asked me, we are a gay couple planning a wedding in may 2016….i love to cross dress that is how we met at one of the conventions i attended last fall….now it is on to planning our day with family and friends…Jamie

Added by Jamie Shay on November 20, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments

Tips for choosing entertainment for your Wedding or Special Event!

Choosing entertainment for your special event. There are so many factors to consider when choosing live entertainment. Do you want an instrumentalist, a soloist, a duo, a trio, a quartet, a mini big band?  How do you know they will be reliable, likable and simply play the types of music and maybe even the specific songs you want to hear? 

As with anything in life, do your homework and ask for what you…


Added by Karen Michaels on November 4, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Platinum Vs. Tungsten Wedding Bands

With regards to tungsten versus platinum, the choice more often than not comes down to a man's close to home decision about the weight and cost of the ring.…


Added by tungstenringstore on November 3, 2015 at 6:23am — No Comments

A Best Present For Your Associate This New Year!

Whether it is an involvement wedding or a marriage, mothering Sunday celebration or a wedding, for decades, individuals are presenting their associates a silver band for any event. To remain exclusive, many…


Added by tungstenringstore on October 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

District Bliss - A Non-Traditional Bridal Expo in DC

FLASH SALE!!! If you haven't gotten your ticket to our couples social on Oct. 18th, you better grab them now (use code FLASHSALE1018 )while our tickets are on SALE! Sale ends on Tuesday at 11am.

We are a non-traditional expo located in DC! We pride ourselves on a stress free environment, good food, a complimentary drink, lots of gifts and treats, tips to planning your wedding, custom made tote bags, lots of inspiration, and good companies with other engaged couples!! We would love to…


Added by Sarah Campbell on October 11, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Engaged Couples Social - Anti-Expo Event

If you are planning your wedding and are looking to meet some rad wedding vendors (minus the hard selling awkwardness) and get a lot of free gifts, food, and drinks, check out our couples social on October 18th in Washington DC!

Added by Sarah Campbell on September 30, 2015 at 12:10pm — No Comments

5 Unique Ideas to Consider While Planning your Fall Wedding

Fall wedding season is upon us! The changing colors, and a crisp breeze in the air makes autumn a wonderful time to weave into your nuptials. Whether it is food or foliage, you can add wonderful wedding details by just embracing the moment.


When having a fall wedding, pumpkins should be somewhere. Traditional flower baskets are passé…


Added by Rachelle Wilber on September 23, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments

Pin Spot Lighting 101

Lighting 101 brought to you by NYC Wedding Lighting 

You don't want to spend all that money on lighting for that special occasion? Then might as well have the cake without the frosting. Lighting in an event adds ambience, brings attention and creates the jaw dropping factor that people are looking for. Lighting is definitely a must have, especially when most events like receptions are held…


Added by NYC Wedding Lighting on September 9, 2015 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Hot or Cold: Tricks to Create a Dream Wedding Menu for Any Season

With the CDC reporting over 2.1 million marriages per year, you would think creating the perfect menu for your own nuptials would be easy. But with so much customization available it's easy to get bogged down, or not know where to begin. Here are some tips for seasonally appropriate choices all of your guests can appreciate.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 26, 2015 at 10:41am — No Comments

The Recliners - Wedding band, dance band, variety band, EDM, Motown, Top 40, Classic Rock

Central Florida.

Wedding band, dance band, variety band, EDM, Motown, Top 40, Classic Rock

The Recliners

With a 20 year history of professionalism and quality music, The Recliners have performed all across the U.S. for crowds of 200 to 20,000 and have even taken their unique and fun act to Paris, France!

They play classy crooner custom Reclinerized songs plus traditional classic rock, Motown, Top 40,… Continue

Added by Rankonfile on August 19, 2015 at 12:10am — No Comments

Six Tips For Choosing The Best Wedding Gown For Your Body Type

Choosing a wedding gown can seem overwhelming at first. Making a single selection from dozens of styles, lengths, and fabrics is…


Added by Emma Sturgis on August 11, 2015 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Buffet or Banquet: What's the Best Option for Your Wedding Venue?

On your wedding day you want every aspect to be just perfect, and many couples spend a great deal of time researching and planning the upcoming ceremony and the reception that follows. One of the larger costs associated with getting married, outside of the cost of your gown and honeymoon, is probably going to be the reception itself. For convenience, many couples choose to rent a hall because it is large enough and has facilities and supplies to accommodate all their guests in one location.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 3, 2015 at 1:57pm — 1 Comment

Down to Earth Entree: Comfort Food Recipes for a Small Wedding

If the way to the heart is through the stomach, planning the perfect meal for your wedding should be the beginning of both a healthy marriage and appetite. Here are some favorite recipes to help you and your beloved start off your new lives in good taste.

Pork Chops and Apples…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on July 24, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Getting Hitched in a Jiffy: How to Plan a Wedding In Just 4 Weeks

If you've got a wedding coming up soon but haven't ironed out any of the details yet there's no reason to worry. With a 30 day window and some proper micromanagement, you can make sure your big day is as glorious as you had always hoped. Take charge and read on, there's no time to waste!

Figure out the Biggest Factors

You can't have a wedding without a venue, guests, or a budget. Find a venue that suits your theme, fits your budget, and can accommodate the amount of…


Added by Emma Sturgis on July 6, 2015 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Best of the West: 6 Awesome Pacific Honeymoon Destinations

Deciding on a honeymoon destination can be daunting. After all, it is a once-in-a-lifetime event. And there are two tastes in travel to consider now. For the best of the west in honeymoons, consider one of these four Pacific honeymoon destinations. It is guaranteed…


Added by Emma Sturgis on June 30, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments

CONGRATULATIONS LGBT on your huge accomplishment!

In support of your new rights Opulent Events by Gracie would like to offer a special gift to the LGBT Community for anyone…


Added by Gracie on June 30, 2015 at 2:31am — No Comments

Equality in all 50 states!

It is hard to believe it took this long for marriage equality. It brings tears to my eyes that it is FINALLY legal in all 50 states!

Today made history and it is amazing. ‪#‎loveislove‬


Added by Sarah Campbell on June 26, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Five Unusual Honeymoon Ideas For Offbeat Couples

The honeymoon is an important rite of passage for most newlywed couples. It's the vacation after the stress of planning a wedding, and an introduction to a new life together. There are 'tried and true' honeymoon destinations that have been done to the point of predictability.…


Added by Emma Sturgis on June 4, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Tips For Holding a Great Backyard Reception

A backyard reception is a beautiful and low-key way to save money on your wedding. It's a popular trend in weddings right now too. Making your special day memorable for yourself and others begins with a fun and lively reception. These tips will help you host the best event in a backyard…


Added by Emma Sturgis on June 1, 2015 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Calling All Brides! (Want To Be In A Book?)

Are you a married or engaged woman with a same-sex partner? 

If so, I’d love to hear about your wedding for a book I’m writing on lesbian weddings.

After getting married myself last month, I am really interested in how same-sex couples make their wedding days their own. My own wedding was full of personalisation and quirks that made it…


Added by Joanna L K Moore on May 19, 2015 at 6:29am — No Comments

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