Pie Bar for Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving Friends!

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Being a wedding planner often makes my head spin but it’s got nothing on the Holidays.  If you are anything like me then you are probably feeling the same way.  Stranded on a desert island and obsessing because your sand castle won’t set and you are desperately trying to figure out how to ferment the coconut water because Lord knows …

Holiday Cheer!

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Hey Friends!  It’s almost Thanksgiving and I wanted to share with you a fun recipe for a yummy cocktail. This would make an excellent signature cocktail at your winter wedding as well.  <hint hint> I can’t stand the jellied cranberry sauce… gelatin anything, really so I plan to have this as my obligatory cranberry side!!  This recipe for the Holiday …

Wedding Packing List Survival Kit

Packing List: Wedding Day

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  We hope you don’t have any emergencies on your wedding day, but it’s always better to be prepared! Don’t forget any of the items on this Packing List as a just-in-case backup plan! Packing List: Marriage license (if not turned in at the rehearsal) The rings! Gown, tux or wedding suit with accessories Shoes Comfortable shoes Full size mirror …

Bachelorette Party Bridesmaids portrait

An Attendant’s Guide to a Bachelor or Bachelorette Party

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You’ve been selected to act as an attendant at a friend’s wedding. Congratulations! Whether you are an honor attendant such as a Best Man or Maid of Honor, or are playing a different role, it is definitely an honor to have been asked! Once the initial flattery has worn off, you might start thinking about all of the things that …

Guest List find your seat

The Do’s and Don’ts of Building a Great Guest List

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When we ask couples what they loved most about their weddings, often they say that it was having all of the most important people in their lives in one room at one time celebrating their love. Oddly enough, they never say, “our favorite part of the wedding was putting together the guest list”. The process can be a lot of fun, …

Wedding Planner Table Setting

What Type of Wedding Planner Do You Need?

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  If you are planning a wedding, let us begin by saying congratulations! We are so glad that you are considering hiring a wedding planner. Depending on the stage of your planning and your own experience with weddings in the past, you may very well be asking yourself, “What type of wedding planner do I need?” If wedding planning is …

Engagement: Surviving Wedding Planning 

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Congratulations! You’re engaged! How many times have you heard those words since that magical moment that changed your lives and propelled you down a new path and on a real journey of a lifetime? Enough to make you feel like royalty? Or, enough to drive you to the edge of an anxiety attack? Now is the perfect time for a …

Feed Your Vendors!

Jennifer Nodjak Etiquette, Make it Posh, Vendor Love, Weddings 1 Comment

One of our Make It Posh specialties is our expertise in wedding etiquette. We love making this a nicer world one wedding at a time! This topic is one that is close to my heart, and one where I often see mistakes made that could easily be avoided. Today’s (strong) suggestion is: feed your vendors. Typically, if you are contracting someone …

Fall Wedding Planner

What Does a Wedding Planner Do?

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Wedding planners enjoy a kind of humorous notoriety, thanks largely to the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Martin Short and their over-the-top movie portrayals. There are all kinds of fun misconceptions about wedding planners, including the favorite “they just go to parties and eat cake every weekend!” In reality, wedding planning is pretty complex, involving event experience, skilled management of …

Managing Your Wedding Party

Managing Your Wedding Party: Tips for Success

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  Wedding Party Management: Communicate for Success There is nothing quite like that moment you call your sister, your cousin, or your best friend from college and not only announce your engagement, but ask him or her to join your wedding party. These are the people who have shaped your life and who you want closest to you on your big day. …