Strawberry Blond Cocktail – Specialty Cocktail Tuesday

On December 18, 2012

This Specialty Cocktail Tuesday concoction was named by Bridget Marquardt herself as the Strawberry Blond. Organic Fit Bar has created an organic cocktail designed after her favorite combination of lemons, strawberries, vodka and, of course, pink! Strawberry Blond Organic Cocktail Recipe 1 Organic Lemon 6 Organic Strawberries 1 Ounce Organic Simple Syrup (see recipe below) […]

Top 10 Wedding Trends of 2013: Colored Wedding Gowns

On December 4, 2012

Over the last 5+ years, we’ve seen small pops of color make their way onto wedding gowns.  So I’m not surprised about my next prediction.  Colored wedding gowns are definitely one of the Top 10 Wedding Trends of 2013; possibly the biggest one of all! What I love about this trend is that it’s totally […]

Top 10 Wedding Trends of 2013: Backless Wedding Gowns

On December 3, 2012

Make no mistake, brides are going to great lengths to look like a million bucks on their wedding days and they’re not afraid to show it!  That’s why backless wedding gowns are one of my predictions for the Top 10 Wedding Trends of the 2013 wedding season. I believe that mermaid silhouette (lace or otherwise) […]

Private, Personal Touches

On November 12, 2012

From gift registries to DIY projects, I’ve blogged a lot about how to personalize your wedding.  As a matter of fact, personalizing almost every detail in order to make each wedding unique is part of the foundation on which I’ve built this company.  However, one thing I’ve failed to mention is that every personalized detail does […]

Bridesmaid Gifts to Fit Any Personality

On November 8, 2012

Brides are constantly on the hunt for the perfect gift for her bridesmaids.  There’s an abundance of gift ideas out there.  What there’s not enough of are ways to customize those gift ideas to fit the personality of a group of totally different women.  That’s why I have to share these adorable shirts! Whether she’s […]

Proper Wording for RSVP Cards

On November 7, 2012

If you want to thoroughly upset an engaged couple, send them an RSVP card that accounts for more guests than were invited with your particular invitation.  I’m learning that couples are now taking matters into their own hands…and it’s ugly! A proper RSVP card should read similarly to this one: In an attempt to deter […]

Ask Jonette: Should Wedding Gowns Be Shipped to the Venue

On November 5, 2012

Today’s question didn’t actually come from one of my blog readers. I saw a bride on Twitter ask this question and receive a not so good answer, in my opinion, of course.  So let’s talk about transporting your gown to your destination wedding.  To ship or not to ship, that is the question.  The answer […]

Coming Soon: Top 10 Wedding Trends of 2013

On October 31, 2012

I’ve decided to unveil my Top 10 Wedding Trends of 2013 earlier than usual.  Although I still love many of my picks for 2011 and 2012, I’m really excited to share my trends for the upcoming season! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest in order to get the trends the moment I’ve posted them.  […]

Ask Jon’ette: What is a polite way to say no kids allowed at a wedding?

On October 3, 2012

Today’s question comes via Facebook: “What’s a polite way to say “no kids allowed” at a wedding?” The most polite way to not invite children to a wedding is to, well, not invite them.  You ever get a credit card bill in the mail?  As much as you might want to pawn it off onto someone […]

Ask Jon’ette: What is considered wedding crashing?

On October 1, 2012

Today’s question comes via Twitter: “If my friend is getting married and somehow forgot to send my invite, but of course I go, is that considered crashing?” In a word, yes!  Couples spend a lot of time going through revision after revision of their guest lists to make sure it’s perfect.  I actually find that […]