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Stay Cool & Celebrate with Ice Cream

Perfect Planning Events || Procopio Photography Did you know that today is National Ice Cream Day!  Ice Cream is a fun childhood novelty treat that has now become a part of a culinary experience.  Not only is it served in homes, its now served at social and corporate events as a fun and cool experience

Something Old; Something New; Something Red, White, and Blue?

People love a reason to celebrate! So, why not give your guests reasons to attend. Summer is the busiest season for weddings, we all know that, however, choosing your wedding to fall on the Fourth of July may save you money, give you more options for venues (since most businesses are closed to the public),

Choosing the Best Father-Daughter Dance Song for Your Wedding

Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events | Paired Images now Jessica Latos Photography Weddings bring out so many sentimental moments that can be remembered for a lifetime. The father-daughter dance is one of them. Having the perfect song and routine that either makes people cry or laugh is always a nice touch to the occasion.

MD Wedding Planner | Roland & Brandice at Oxon Hill Manor

Last Summer, we had the pleasure of coordinating the joyous occasion of the union of  Roland & Brandice in marriage.  The location was the gorgeous neo-Georgian estate of Oxon Hill Manor nestled along the breathtaking view of Potomac River in Maryland. This was a wedding dear to our hearts because we knew Brandice’s parents very

I’m Engaged, Part III: How Much Will it Cost – the Venue?

In our previous blog series of “I’m Engaged”, we helped you to get organized and highlighted wedding vendors that you should secure first in the wedding planning process.  Now we are going to engage you in a conversation that is the number one thing Couples want to know – How Much!?  For the majority of

I’m Engaged! Part 2: Top 5 Vendors to Book First for My Wedding

In our last blog, we highlighted several key steps to organizing yourself to get you on the path to planning your wedding day.  Now that you have taken the first steps to planning your day, we are now going to provide you with advice on the first 5 vendors you should book for your wedding

I’m Engaged! 9 Things to Put in Place to Begin the Wedding Planning Process

You’re Engaged!  You said “Yes” to the love of your life over the Holiday Season!  Your heart is racing, everyone is congratulating you and want to know all the details!  Then someone finally asks the question, “When is the big day?”.  Then everything pauses because reality has just set in and now you have to

4 Tips to Ringing in the New Year and Saying “I Do”!

New Year’s Eve is such a great time of year. It’s the time of year full of renewed hopes, resolutions, and new beginnings. So, why not choose New Year’s Eve to get married? Starting a new year with your new companion surrounded by all of your loved ones and friends at a fabulous party –

VA Wedding Planner | Navy + Air Force, Military Love | Ricardo & Denyse

I could not have been more elated when I received the call from this couple, Ricardo & Denyse, to assist with coordinating their wedding day on October 2nd, 2016. My  first encounter with Denyse Gordon was almost 3 years ago when I worked on The Ms. Veteran America (an extension of Final Salute, Inc.) for

Tis the Season…5 Tips to Planning Holiday Weddings

The winter holiday season is a wonderful time of year. It’s so full of color, music, whimsy, and twinkling lights. It’s no wonder many couples chose to wed at this time of year. For many couples, the holidays are the perfect time to get married since family and friends are already gathered together – plus