Writing your own vows - tips! First and foremost, do not leave this until the last moment! Grab a notebook or jot notes in your phone as things pop into your head. Remember, this is a time to be vulnerable, which doesn't come easily to many. Fond memories or anecdotal reasons you are head over … Continue reading Vows!
Wedding gift ideas for the bridal party. You've planned the wedding and are feeling a sense of relief. Hold on. You're not done yet... Bridal party gifts are still on your list! Trying to come up with new, fresh ideas for bridal parties can be tough. Start by searching Pinterest and Etsy to get your … Continue reading Bridal Party Gifts
Every wonder why the wedding rings go on the left hand, fourth finger? Thousand of years ago, there was a Greek and Roman belief that a vein from the fourth finger on the left hand ran directly to the heart, which led to our fondly held tradition of placing wedding bands on this finger. When … Continue reading Wedding Rings!
We are taking some time off this week from posting any blogs. With the recent tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary, we feel it is appropriate to not blog or post about wedding or event related items. It is a time for grieving in our nation and feel holding off from blogs and postings, will be … Continue reading Time of Stillness
I have been a wedding planner in San Diego for 8 years and I was recently married myself. I chose to have a destination wedding in Hawaii to keep it intimate and stress free. I was engaged earlier this year to an amazing man named Carlos who I had been sharing my life with for … Continue reading A Wedding Planner’s Wedding on the Big Island: Intimate, Sweet, Perfect
At Your Side Planning is officially our new business name! We previously were Ah! Le Party and after much consideration, decided to change our business name and branding. We are SO ecstatic about the new look. We want to thank Lauren Eschborn for creating our beautiful logo and some marketing pieces. We love the font, … Continue reading We are now At Your Side Planning!
Have you ever wondered why wedding dresses are traditionally white? It has not always been this way! In 1840, Queen Victoria wore what people describe as a "flamboyant white gown". In those days, wearing white clothing signified that you were wealthy and could afford to purchase a dress that you may never wear again. Wedding … Continue reading The History of the White Wedding Dress!
Balloons, signage, San Diego, the beach and their dog! What more could a perfect engagement shoot consist of?! We wanted to share these lovely engagement photos from one of our great couples this year... Caroline and Bart. These photos were provided by Joshua Word of One Love Photography. The couple incorporated some creative items into … Continue reading Fun and creative wedding engagement photo shoot!
We have been seeing nature inspired weddings as a trend for the past few years all across the board in events and weddings. These trends are continuing into 2012 and we are looking forward to planning more of these great weddings! Outdoor locations to consider having thewedding ceremony and reception at would include backyards, Victorian homes, parks, gardens, campgrounds, … Continue reading Nature Inspired Wedding Trend continues into 2012
We are so honored to have won best wedding planner for San Diego on the 10News Alist! The polls for voting for the best wedding planner in San Diego were open for a few months this summer. We reached out to our prior clients, present clients, vendors we have worked with and those familiar with At … Continue reading Best Wedding Planner San Diego on 10News Alist