Wedding Planning: Details and Ideas

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

House-Rentals for Your Long Island Wedding DETAILS & IDEAS

My friend Marcelle S. Fischler just wrote this article for The New York Times about renting a house for a wedding.   Take a look at the entire article here, but for Long Island-specific info directly from the article:   “Over the last decade the “fantasy of having a wedding at a mansion on the water […]

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Unique Cake Toppers DETAILS & IDEAS

We’re in love!  Look what we just found — Lisa Leonard Designs has created brand new, super-sweet cake toppers.  Cast in pewter, these unique and elegant little toppers create huge statements on your wedding cake and other treats.   

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Drink the Cake DETAILS & IDEAS

Brides, Have you tried Three Olives Cake Vodka?   Talk about a party in a bottle!   Here are a few recipes for your holiday parties and bridal-related events:      The Birthday Suit 1 part Three Olives Cake Vodka  Whipped Cream and Sprinkles    Chill vodka in shaker filled with ice. Strain into shot […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Wedding Invitations DETAILS & IDEAS

Brides, if you’re not sure where to get your wedding invitations, good news –  You can order them directly from David’s Bridal!    They offer all kinds of themes and styles, many that you can easily customize yourself.  Options include: Ink Colors: Pick your favorite hue including David’s Bridal exclusives. Font Styles: Mix and match for […]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Eye Candy at Your Wedding Reception DETAILS & IDEAS

Got a sweet tooth?  Even if you don’t, chances are your wedding guests do, so what could be more fun than a candy bar at your wedding reception? is an online bulk candy store organized by color, theme, brand, flavor, etc., making it easy to create a custom candy buffet for your big event.  […]

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Glass Straw Wedding Favors DETAILS & IDEAS

We’re always on the lookout for unique wedding favors so we did a little skip and a hop when we heard about Glass Dharma, a company that sells glass drinking straws.   They’re good for the environment and because they’re made of glass, toxins (found in plastic) don’t leach into your beverage.  Sipping from glass vs. […]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Long Island Clambakes DETAILS & IDEAS

Brides, check out this recent New York Times article on Long Island companies that cater clambakes — a wedding reception idea that we absolutely LOVE.   If you agree, here’s  a list of some companies that cater clambakes on Long Island.   Prices below include paper goods but exclude beverages; arrangements for bar service vary by company. […]

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Bridesmaids Booze DETAILS & IDEAS

So you have a bunch of bridesmaids but can’t figure out what the heck to get them as a “Thank you” gift?   Everyone loves a nice bottle of booze.  Yes, I said it, BOOZE.   So check out this great offer from –  Get 30% off Bridesmaid 2006 Napa Bordeaux Blend when you buy six […]

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Love is in the Air and On Your Walls DETAILS & IDEAS

We just love this.  Look at these pieces of abstract art.  What do you see…?         LOVE IS ART is a kit that comes with everything a couple needs to safely make a tangible piece of abstract expressionistic art while being intimate with each other.  What is left is a one-of-a-kind abstract painting […]

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Put a Tic Tac in Your Mouth…DETAILS & IDEAS

Attention Long Island DIY brides-to-be:  Here’s a cute new idea for a wedding favor —  personalizing Tic Tac® mint packs for guests.  It’s as easy as creating a sticker or wrapping a small belly band around the pack in your theme colors and topping it off with a personalized message from the bride and groom. […]