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

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 day and why. (1) WEDDING PLANNER A Wedding Planner should be your first stop in the research for wedding professionals.  Professional Planners have the experience, plethora of connections/relationships with other wedding professionals you need, valued time and dedication, and knowledge to navigate through the planning...

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

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 plan a wedding.  Don’t worry, we are here to help you through this process.  Follow us on our 3-part series that will guide you through the process of planning your wedding day.  So let’s get started! 1. The Date When selecting your wedding date, make...

Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin

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 each and grew their relationship at the gym; Mike coincidentally was always there at the same time Carin was there! A year and a half after they met, Mike proposed to Carin on her birthday. He completely surprised her when he got down on one...

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

(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, customer service and staffing, amenities, locale, and overall experience.  First up – Hilton Norfolk THE MAIN in Norfolk, Virginia. Hilton Norfolk THE MAIN is a one-of-a-kind Hilton property; a true beauty in a class all by herself!  From your arrival as you walk through the...

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

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 over eight years ago where they first made their acquaintance on a dating website.  Through constant communication and several exciting dates, the two began a romantic courtship.  During their courtship, Sherita was diagnosed with Cancer (now, a Cancer Survivor), and she stated Tyrone jumped right...

Stay Cool & Celebrate with Ice Cream

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 for guests. History of Ice Cream In 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday in July as National Ice Cream Day. Decades before President Reagan’s declaration, ice cream was first acknowledged in an advertisement on May 12,...