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So many of my clients stress about their getting ready itinerary. Here are some of the finer points to remember: I highly recommend hiring hairstylists to come to you onsite. Appointments in salons increase your chances of running late, and who needs to do all that running around? We have a list of our favorites! […]

February 7, 2011

I was dishing dirt with one of my favorite photographer friends the other day and she begged me to counsel my clients to not go overboard on the tanning bed and/or spray tans. I try, God knows I do. Let me try to first dispel a few myths: –tanning will clear up my acne-prone skin. […]

April 13, 2010


I very frequently have my clients ask me if they are expected to pay for all their attendants’ makeup and/or hair, or if that expense is typically picked up my each bridesmaid. My answer is that I see both scenarios; I see brides who feel that pro makeup and hairstyling is a HUGE priority and […]

January 5, 2010

Last week my husband and I celebrated our one year anniversary. I so wish I could say we curled up on the sofa to watch our wedding video, but alas; I cannot. Because we were being very frugal and opted to skip it. The “semi-pro” footage that was taken has since disappeared(don’t get me started) […]

November 5, 2009


We are blushing and we don’t even have any makeup on yet. Check this link!

November 2, 2009 I don’t know; should she be my agent?

March 2, 2009


Just a few images by Tine Hofmann, (all from my wedding except the one with him bustin’ a move) He is a genius at doing what I call Red Carpet Hair. Not only that, but you will want to talk to him all day. He is what we call Good People. Give his wife Lisa […]

February 26, 2009

I am not a wedding planner, nor do I play one on TV. Yet I always get brides asking me for timeline adviace. I asked the lovely and talented Alison of Aviva Eventsto enlighten us today on her expertise. The craziest part of your wedding day is the time building up to your ceremony. Without […]

January 22, 2009


Many years ago I worked for a local semi-professional theater company. I started there as a house manager, then I played flute in the orchestra, and eventually I produced shows there as well. It occurred to me that to be an effective producer, I should fully understand the audition process; the ordeal the actor goes […]

September 19, 2008

To break with tradition here on ye olde blog, I will make this post All About Me and announce that I am getting hitched. In about two and a half months. So far I have no dress and no caterer. But I do have a wondrous wedding planner, a phenomenal photographer, a stellar stationier,a fabulous […]

August 12, 2008


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