Friday, March 27, 2009

Look Mom, no hands! March 27, 2009

Some of us will do anything to liven up a work day! Well today, our employees and guests experienced something truly unique that combined our favorite at work pastimes: standing outside on a mild spring day, talking and having fun! Here you can seek Kelly and me taking full advantage of the break.

One of our seminar attendees has a special talent that he decided to demonstrate for us. Here you can see him giving special instructions to his newly appointed assistant.

Here you can see as Randy approaches the ladder standing at attention in the garden.

Watch as he lifts the ladder and then places it on his chin!

Now he carefully balances it on his chin for 10 seconds! Wow!

Okay, the show is over and it's time to go back to work!

Thank you Randy for livening up our day!

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Updates just in time for spring!

As we gear up for a busy spring wedding season, I wanted to introduce everyone to some recent changes!

1. Expanding connections: I've been actively pursuing talent in all areas of the weddings profession and have been participating in several organizations.
  • The Association of Wedding Professionals - this is a great group of experienced wedding professionals in all areas of service including wedding planners, venues, DJs, photographers, florists, publications, officiants and more. Not only have I become a member of this organization, I've agreed to serve on the board as the Chapter Secretary. Check us out at In addition to all of this, we will be hosting the monthly meeting on May 26th. If you are interested in learning more about this great organization, please feel free to contact me or our Membership Chair, Myrna Grossman at
  • Womens Wedding Network - wow. This group is only 2 months old but already it is proving to be a powerhouse of truly gifted wedding professionals. Our first month's speaker was Myrna Grossman of For All Occassions Last month it was Sonny Ganguly from I am looking forward to attending again in April!
  • This past Monday, I participated in a vendor panel with the DC Chapter of the American Disc Jockey Association to discuss ways in which venues, planners, caterers and other vendors can work together with DJs to enhance the event experience. Check them out at It was great to work cooperatively with a group of DJs who care passionately about making weddings great and I look forward to working with each one of you at a wedding here in the future!

2. I've been trying to find ways to share information with my clients using different mediums. I am now on twitter, facebook and linked in. If you look to the side panel, you will see several clickable links to make joining with me even easier!

3. Updated vendor connections are now available on the blog. In order to make locating a great vendor even easier, I've listed some vendors that I've worked with in the past on the side panel. I'll be adding to it as soon as I confirm web-sites and obtain vendor permission. I hope this makes choosing your line-up of professionals even easier!

If you think of any ideas that would help to make this site easier to use or more informative, please share that information with me! Thanks for reading and have a great weekend!

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Georgia Charm: Tiffany & Christopher, October 18, 2009

When I first met Tiffany, it was clear that she was a bride who knew what she wanted and would settle for nothing less than her vision of a perfect wedding. As it turns out, hard work, dedication to her dream and a little bit of luck all granted Tiffany's wish!

October 18 broke with questionable weather but by the time 1:00 rolled around, it had blossomed into a perfect afternoon for a garden ceremony!

Tiffany and Christopher seemed to enjoy themselves at their own reception and stayed until the end but they found time to be alone together too!

You may notice that Tiffany had a wardrobe change after the ceremony. Her ceremony dress included a lacy overlay that she removed for the remainder of the reception! How clever! Two dresses in one!

Best wishes to Tiffany and Christopher for a long and happy marriage!

All photos provided courtesy of Turtlefeet Photography