Tag: DC weddings

How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests
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How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests

You’re counting down to that special moment in your life – planning, organizing, and making sure all the details are carried out appropriately.  The most important element of your big day is making sure that all your guests have a wonderful dining experience during your wedding that will have them talking for days.  During all the planning, you...

Vibrant Fall Wedding | Belmont Manor & Historic Park | Eric & Shakétta
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Vibrant Fall Wedding | Belmont Manor & Historic Park | Eric & Shakétta

Last Fall, we had the opportunity to witness the enduring love of Eric and Shakétta as they said “I do” to each other on the beautiful grounds of Belmont Manor and Historic Park. It was a contemporary garden style wedding as the grounds of the manor provided the perfect backdrop.  The Groom (Eric) looked dapper...

You’re Engaged! Part 2:  Top (5) Wedding Pros to Hire First!
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You’re Engaged! Part 2: Top (5) Wedding Pros to Hire First!

In our previous blog, we highlighted (9) fabulous tips to organizing yourself to get you on the path to planning your wedding day.  Now that you have taken the first steps to planning, we are now going to provide you with advice on the first (5) wedding professionals you should hire first for your wedding...

You’re Engaged! 9 Fabulous Tips to Start the Journey of Planning Your Wedding (pt. 1)
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You’re Engaged! 9 Fabulous Tips to Start the Journey of Planning Your Wedding (pt. 1)

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...

Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin
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Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin

We were overjoyed this year producing wedding celebrations with all our amazing couples.  On October 14, 2017 at Osprey’s at Belmont Bay in Northern Virginia, our beautiful couple, Mike & Carin, started a new chapter in the lives and said, “I Do”. Mike and Carin met at work in 2014, however, they sparked interest with...

(7) Best Preferred & Beloved Venues |  No. 1, HILTON NORFOLK THE MAIN
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(7) Best Preferred & Beloved Venues | No. 1, HILTON NORFOLK THE MAIN

Journey with us as we focus on our preferred locations to host your next soiree!  Location, Location, Location!  Our CEO’s preferred venues include Hilton Norfolk Main, Airlie, Four Seasons Baltimore, The Sunset Room, Four Seasons Georgetown, The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection, and the Mandarin Oriental.   Each of these properties are superior in cuisine, guest accommodations,...

Real Weddings • Tyrone & Sherita • The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection
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Real Weddings • Tyrone & Sherita • The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection

Last October we had the opportunity to design and plan an upscale affair for the union of Tyrone & Sherita at The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection in Washington, DC.  With over 100 plus of their close family and friends the two love birds said “I Do” and danced the night away. Their romantic story began...

Stay Cool & Celebrate with Ice Cream
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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?
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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
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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....