Bride and Groom with bridal party at the arbor for ceremony

Being asked to be part of someone’s wedding is an honor. It means they think enough of your relationship to be part of their inner circle on their wedding day. However, your job is not just to show up. There is some effort expected and involved in your role. Once preparations are underway, members of […]

Bride Putting Wedding Band on Groom at Ceremony

Nothing personalizes your wedding ceremony like each of you speaking vows that you wrote yourself. Heartfelt, meaningful, and sometimes funny, writing your own vows doesn’t have to be as daunting as it sounds. You don’t have to be “a writer”, you just need to spend some time gathering your thoughts and writing them down. Your […]

Best Mans Hand Holding the Wedding Bands Before Ceremony Starts

Congratulations – you’re engaged! As you get ready to begin this new phase of your life, you’re no doubt anxious to begin planning your wedding. Take some time to celebrate your engagement first, as this is a big milestone in and of itself. If you’re going to have an engagement party, have it soon before […]

Bride and Groom Dancing in The Dark - Wedding Photographer Do's and Dont's

Nothing will capture your entire wedding day as much as your photography. The day, while amongst the most important days in your life, is hectic and will likely feel like a whirlwind when it’s all over. The only opportunity you have to ensure there is a permanent record of all your special moments is through […]

Groom and Wedding Guests Dancing at a Maine Wedding in Fryeburg

Your wedding is your own personal Super Bowl, so you want to be sure you will have the best team possible on hand to back you up on your big day! Wedding vendors will provide everything that goes into creating the environment and experience you are dreaming of, so make sure you select professionals who […]

Bride walking down aisle of her ceremony looking over the lake

Right alongside planning for your wedding comes planning for your honeymoon. Almost as often as you will be asked where you are registered, you will be asked, “where’s the honeymoon?!” This puts a lot of pressure on couples to plan a great getaway after departing the reception. However, unless you’re working with an unlimited budget, […]

Bride and Groom Facing Facing Each Other in the Maine Woods

Wedding planning is high stress, so it is no surprise that many couples experience some of their first big fights in the months leading up to their big day. Differences of opinion about spending money, expectations and judgements of close family members, blending different values and priorities, can all lead to conflict. Don’t let disagreements […]

Portland, Maine Uplighting Which is Purple at Grace in Portland

When planning an important event such as a wedding, banquet, or business celebration, there are so many important details on our minds that we seldom consider the lighting. Flip a switch, draw a curtain, and we have lighting, right? Well, not really. Overhead and traditional florescent lighting casts harsh shadows and is inconsistent. Natural light […]

Bride and Groom Hands on Red Roses with Their Wedding Bands

Wedding ceremonies come in all shapes and sizes these days. What was once a very traditional, and often stiff, portion of the overall event, can now really kick off the whole vibe of your day. You can keep your ceremony more lighthearted or set the stage for deep personal meaning. You can have portions that […]

A DJ Brings More Than Just Music to Your Holiday Party

If you’re planning a party for this holiday season, why not make it an event that stands out from all the other holiday parties by utilizing the skills of a professional DJ?! Whether you are in charge of a corporate party, or hosting a large holiday bash for friends and family, you can do something […]