Depending on where you live, Fall can take any number of shapes by the time October rolls around. In the Pacific Northwest, it can be even more unpredictable than in places like my home state of Arizona. My fiancé and I never really expected to have to push our date this far back, but I’d encourage any couples out there to keep an open mind to the opportunity if it arises. There are a million reasons why it’s the perfect time of year for many, though it does have its drawbacks. Continue reading “5 Challenges of an Early Fall Wedding”
When Mr Never Cooks and I started looking at thinking about pondering the idea of where we would tie the knot, it didn’t take long for us to get buried under a mountain of historical buildings and ballrooms. Last week I shared the 7 strategies we used to find and book our perfect wedding venue in no time at all. It’s amazing how many vendor search engines there are (like The Knot), let alone the number of ceremony and reception sites in your area.
If you’re following one of the top pieces of advice from my last post, you’ll be quickly sorting through tons of options and reaching out to plenty of venue representatives in the process.
A couple of weeks ago, my boss got back from helping execute The Wedding That Shall Not Be Named for her sister. Everything that could go wrong did go wrong, and much of it couldn’t even have been predicted (wildfire smoke from Canada blocking the gorgeous view of the mountains at your ceremony site?!). I think that both she and I had the exact same thought about our own upcoming weddings when she finished filling me in on the details. Continue reading “7 Tips to Help You Find Your Perfect Venue”