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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 — No Comments

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

A New LGBT comedy by Guinevere Turner!

Hello everyone!
I wanted to let you know about a project you might be interested in supporting and sharing with your community: a short film I'm producing titled…

Added by Ally Iseman on April 30, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

Choosing A Great Wedding Gown for Your Body Type

When it comes to wedding dress shopping, you've probably seen all of the cookie-cutter advice on how to find a wedding dress that is perfect for your body type. While some of these standard rules can be okay, many women find that these so-called rules can be a bit limiting. For…


Added by Emma Sturgis on April 28, 2015 at 6:17pm — No Comments

If you ♥Love♥ the water a Ceremony at Sea might just be the ticket

Have you dreamed about getting married out on the water? Well, your dream may not be as far-fetched as you think.  Wedding ceremonies at sea are becoming more and more common, and finding vendors who offer all-inclusive packages that are unique and romantic is getting much easier.  Many offering affordable, unique, yet upscale venues for your special day.

Here are a few tips for pulling off a wonderful ceremony at sea.…


Added by Capt Iris Clarke on April 9, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Planning A Great Commitment Ceremony

Planning a commitment ceremony for same-sex couples to honor their life-long devotion to one another is not unlike planning an event that would be experienced during any traditional opposite-sex wedding or vow renewal ceremony. Like any happy couple, those involved in a commitment ceremony want to…


Added by Emma Sturgis on March 18, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments

The Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in North America

For many couples, honeymoon planning is just as essential as the wedding itself, if not even more important. The honeymoon is a very special time for newlyweds and should be spent in an exceptional destination. The following cities are some of the top traveled, and…


Added by Emma Sturgis on March 6, 2015 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Offbeat Honeymoon Ideas for Couples on a Budget

If you are about to get married, you may be wondering where (or even how) to go on your honeymoon on a limited budget. Many common honeymoon destinations are extremely expensive, especially when you add up airfare, hotel and other expenses. Fortunately, there are several low…


Added by Emma Sturgis on February 19, 2015 at 5:17pm — No Comments


John Calvin Maxwell, (author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on leadership. Titles include The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow. His books have sold millions of copies, with some on the …


Added by LSNY EVENTS and Entertainment on January 15, 2015 at 12:56am — No Comments

District Bliss Couples Social-DC

If you live in the DC area and are newly engaged I have the perfect event for you! District Bliss is a social event company that holds socials for engaged couples to help you plan your wedding. This is an anti-expo type of event but you will still receive all the perks of an expo minus the fact of being overwhelmed by vendors! We will have lots of gifts and discounts to give away! Check out our website (it is in the process of being created so please excuse the generic design of it) for more…


Added by Sarah Campbell on January 12, 2015 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Why I do what I do when you say "I do"

Photographing has always been my thing. I always had a little camera in my hand when I was a kid. When I was old enough not to break it, my parents gave me the family Pentax K-1000 SLR and I began the long journey of learning everything I could to make sure every one of my photos was perfect.

This is why I started photographing weddings:…


Added by Carlynne Welch on January 12, 2015 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Wedding Venues I Recommend SC & NC -

Following is a list of some of my favorite wedding venues.  They are a great place to get married, or they wouldn't be on my list :)  I have officiated wedding ceremonies at these places and I     recommend them for different reasons: They are very beautiful, some are  all inclusive (e.g. all you need to provide are your Flowers, Officiant, Photographer), different  styles e.g. Southern Mansion vs. a Contemporary/Industrial…

Added by Brenda M. Owen Wedding Officiant on January 12, 2015 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Five Wedding Photoshoot Tips for Creating the Perfect Album

Your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life. Creating the perfect wedding album will preserve those memories forever. The following are five tips to ensure that those special memories are captured without adding any stress to your day.



Added by Emma Sturgis on January 6, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

State of Florida Allows Same Sex Marriages

I'm Reverend John Bennett and I'm extremely happy that, thanks to a recent court decision for marriage equality, residents of the great State of Florida can proudly say that love now officially knows no bounds! The ruling allows same-sex marriage for lesbian and gay couples from around the state. Couples, along with their family and friends, have started planning the weddings that they have already been dreaming about for far too long.

As an established Florida wedding officiant, it…


Added by Reverend John Bennett on January 4, 2015 at 8:33pm — No Comments

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