Wedding Planning: Did You Know…?

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Go Glamping with Firelight Camps DID YOU KNOW…?

Romance and relaxation – what every couple needs both pre- and post-wedding.  Am I right, brides?  So here’s a truly unique experience you must check out – glamping (glamour camping).   I had the pleasure of experiencing Firelight Camps, open from May 15 – November 1 at Ithaca, NY, which is a lovely five hour drive […]

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Best Wedding Weekend Getaway DID YOU KNOW…?

Brides, we know you’re on the lookout for fun ways to celebrate your upcoming nuptials with your girlfriends, so plan a weekend getaway from Long Island and head right to downtown New York City, where you’ll find  fabulous luxury accommodations and top-notch service at Trump Soho.  The neighborhood offers an abundance of chic shopping, art galleries, […]

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Fortunoff Special! DID YOU KNOW…?

Brides, if you’re planning any outdoor pre- or post wedding celebrations this summer, spiff up your outdoors with fabulous finds from Fortunoff.  And here’s a special gift for you –between today and Sunday: 

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Er, Mangagement Rings? DID YOU KNOW….?

Have you heard about the trend of “man-gagement” rings?  Yeah, it’s a thing.  Michael Buble was spotted wearing one.  In fact, the practice is common in several countries, such as Argentina, where his fiancée was born.  While men in the U.S. don’t traditionally wear an engagement ring, the practice is becoming increasingly common, for a few […]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Brides-to-Be Stay at The Tuscany in Manhattan DID YOU KNOW…?

I’ve run across so many Long Island brides-to-be who want to know where they can stay overnight in Manhattan with their best gal-pals, with their fiances and for nearby mini-moons.   Sure, there’s a plethora of hotels available, but how to chose?   Which is why I tend to visit properties, and then report back to you!   […]

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Pre-Wedding Getaway to Hotel Fauchere DID YOU KNOW…?

Those of you who visit here often know that I just love, love, love discovering cool hotel accommodations for you.   So check out what I found on a recent visit to Milford, PA, an adorable historic town in Pike County. This picturesque hideaway runs right off the Delaware River, features lush waterfalls and lots of […]

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Wish Upon a Wedding DID YOU KNOW…?

We were quite happy to see this little article in Sunday’s New York Times Style section on  Wish Upon a Wedding.   If you haven’t heard of this wonderful non-profit organization, it’s akin to the Make  a Wish Foundation, except it makes wedding dreams come true for adults facing terminal illness.   A growing org, there are […]

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Long Island Has Most Formal Weddings In U.S. DID YOU KNOW…?

Guess what?  According to a recent survey, Long Island is home to the most formal (black-tie) weddings in the country.  Is this good news or bad?    More factoids from the TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com, who conducted a Real Weddings Survey in 2011:  Wedding Style: Hawaii has the most casual weddings (48%), while Long Island has the […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Why Wedding Gowns are Expensive DID YOU KNOW…?

Ever wonder why wedding dresses are so expensive?  This recent bride did and conducted some research.  From NPR:    

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Colin Cowie Gives Expert Wedding Advice DID YOU KNOW…?

Gilt.com and wedding event planner extraordinaire Colin Cowie just got together in a Q&A to identify the items we shouldn’t feel badly about saving on or splurging on for the big day.   Colin was also asked for tips on pulling off a chic wedding in three months or less, as well as what the best […]