Pandemic Wedding Lemonade – Wedding Planning in 2020

If you’re one of the more than two million couples in the United States who planned a wedding for 2020, my condolences. I feel your pain. We’ve been walking two sides of the same road. On my side is a wedding venue that has sat empty since March. In fact, this past Thursday was the…

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3 Essentials to Planning Outdoor Weddings

Outdoor weddings are one of the biggest trends in 2020 and for good reason. So whether your event is being held at a park, in your backyard, or an outdoor venue, advanced planning is especially important. So what exactly are the essentials for planning your outdoor wedding? We reached out to Melani Kodikian, CERP, Owner…

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Micro-weddings: A Hot Trend for Modern Brides

After being forced to cancel their weddings due to COVID-19, anxious brides-to-be can still proceed with their dream weddings—just on a much smaller scale. The days of large weddings are over, at least for the foreseeable future. Event planners across the country predict the top trend for contemporary brides will be “Micro-weddings,” a combined intimate…

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3 Reasons to Schedule Your Engagement Session Early

Masks, physical distancing and government restrictions are not especially romantic. But guess what’s not only romantic but fits perfectly into today’s environment? Engagement sessions. You can capture these special moments with ease even right now. All you need is your photographer, your fiancé and a few favorite locations as your background.       So,…

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The Spring 2020 Event Season in the Age of Social Distancing – One Venue’s Perspective

When Governor Wolf announced a shutdown of all “event venues” in Montgomery County last Thursday in the first of many such announcements intended to slow the contagion of the COVID-19 virus, I watched his announcement on Facebook Live, waiting for the client and caterer to arrive for the event that was planned at the Merion…

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