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It’s What’s Inside that Counts – Guest Welcome Bags

I had a client about a year ago use a wonderful term for guests’ needs – temperature / restroom facilities / parking / proximity to food / guestroom accommodations – “their creature comforts”  Thank you Anne – I love that term and I’ve adopted fully!  I find myself referring to it often and thinking of you with fondness, smiling to myself as I tell other people about “creature comforts.” One way creature comforts factor into a wedding is the moment […]

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Those Cute Little Faces Can Almost Steal the Show ~ Almost. Kids + Your Wedding.

  Children across the country are heading back to school; as a wedding planner I am often asked about children and their role in a couple’s wedding.  Whether it be the nieces and nephews of the bride and groom, a dear family friend or even their own child, a bride and groom often have wee ones they want to include into their wedding day. Many brides first began dreaming of their own wedding when they were a flower girl themselves. […]

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Wishes DO Come True!

“People in love shouldn’t have to put their dreams on hold because of life’s challenges….”  Share the Love August 12 – 18, 2012   These words are part of the Wish Upon a Wedding video that welcome each viewer to the homepage of this amazing organization’s homepage.  I am proud to serve as the President of the founding board for Indianapolis’s chapter and invite you to “Share the Love” this week August 12-18. If you know someone with a serious […]

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Wedding Invitations ~ Etiquette and Exquisite

The written wedding invitation first emerged in the Middle Ages when used exclusively by nobility. It has evolved over the years, however basic rules of etiquette still apply when sending that glorious envelope in the mail to your wedding guests.  It is important to study up when first becoming engaged to ensure that you follow those rules.   It is also important that you (gasp) have fun with your invitation!  It’s the first glimpse into your wedding your guests will see […]

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Saying Yes to YOUR Dress

Right after the proposal many brides-to-be rush out to try on wedding dresses.  One thing I advise my clients is to wait until they’ve decided on the date, venue and formality of the wedding before selecting their wedding before getting the dress.  Last weekend one of my clients bought her dress which has inspired this, Mon Amie Events, Inc.’s first blog post!  This post doesn’t come without over a decade of wedding planning experience and people from within the bridal […]

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