The Best Locations to Say "I Do" & To Toast to a New Beginning…The Tides Inn

The Best Locations to Say "I Do" & To Toast to a New Beginning…The Tides Inn

Over the past couple of months, I have had the opportunity to explore some very unique locations within the Washington, DC metro area and beyond to include a rustic romantic retreat approximately 2 hours from the area.  Each location provides it own unique personality and caters to dynamic wedding and event styles.  Take the opportunity to visit the properties to see if they fit your personality for your next extravaganza!  Today, we will give you insight into – The Tides Inn. Right before the Christmas holiday, my assistant and I traveled to the Northern Neck of Virginia to visit with...

Wedding Reception Food… Comfort Delights in Small Bites

Wedding Reception Food… Comfort Delights in Small Bites

Weddings, birthday, special soirees, etc., are celebratory events that bring family and friends together for a moment in time, and with the assistance of sumptuous food and rocking entertainment, it will be an event that is talked about for a lifetime.  As you take the time to plan your special event with all of its many facets, your guests are only going to remember two major things – the food and the entertainment.  Today we are going to talk about food and how you can be creative when planning your special event.  When it comes to food, think of being...

Meet Our Sister Blog Site…"You're Cordially Invited"…A video blog show

“You’re Cordially Invited” is a video blog show that spotlights wedding and event professionals in the Washington, DC Metro area.  Hosted by Tara Melvin of Perfect Planning, she will take you behind the scenes and have candid discussions with the areas best wedding and event professionals.  The viewers, potential clients and other professionals, will be able to observe a day in the life and get to know the person(s) behind the development of some amazing events. Our first video blog show shines the spotlight on the magnificent Doubletree by Hilton Crystal Citylocated minutes away from our Nation’s Capitol.  The Doubletree offers an array...

Guest Blog Spotlight…Honeymoon Islands discussing Weddings in the DR

Guest Blog Spotlight…Honeymoon Islands discussing Weddings in the DR

This week we are highlighting one of special wedding professionals that we work with in the District of Columbia metropolitan area, Honeymoon Islands with honeymoon planning specialist, Teresa Belcher.  Looking for a special destination wedding location?  Teresa discusses the romantic backdrop the DR offers for your special day. Weddings at Casa de Campo:  LaRomana, Dominican Republic

Happy New Year from Perfect Planning

Happy New Year from Perfect Planning

Dear Family & Friends I can’t believe that 2012 has made such a brief appearance in my life this year.  I don’t know about you but the time went by very quickly.  As I close out this year, I wanted to say Thanks and let you know how myself and Perfect Planning have been blessed in so many ways. As we embraced 2012, we made tremendous stride within the wedding and event planning industry and began the year on the right foot with recognition of our achievements and professionalism.  Perfect Planning was acknowledged for the third consecutive year aswinner of the Bride’s Choice...