Tag: Northern Virginia Wedding Planner

How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering
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How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering

Ordering stationery (invitations) can be a simple process that can also be complicated if you are not aware of what is needed to make this a smooth process.  There are numerous moving parts to what is included in the invitation suite, to etiquette in regards-to wording, to who should be invited, to creating a process...

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...

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...

(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,...

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....

MD Wedding Planner | Roland & Brandice at Oxon Hill Manor
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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?
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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
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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...

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