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Planning Your Wedding A-Z

Planning Your Wedding A-Z

Article by JOHN BRINK
























Planning your wedding A-Z:

o A- ask: Don’t be afraid to ask questions; this is a special day, and you should take your time getting everything planned out just the way you want it.o B- bridesmaids: Your bridesmaids will be your support system; pick women who you want to honor, and those who will be quick to lend a helping hand.o C- cake: Choosing a cake can be very fun; be sure that you and your partner sample several different types, as there are many incredible types of frosting, fillings, and cake flavors.o D- dancing: If you and your spouse-to-be don’t feel comfortable on the dance floor, why not take pre-wedding dance lessons! o E- engagement pictures: Your engagement pictures are a preview to your guests of your relationship. Some couples have never met many of those attending their wedding, so this is a great way to include everyone.o F- flowers: Start visiting florists early to talk about flowers that will be in season, if you have your heart set on a certain out of season flower, explore silk options–there are many that look very realistic. o G- guest-book: A traditional guest-book is not the only way to have those invited to your wedding leave their mark. Now there are photo frames, special cards, and all sorts of creative ways to remember your guests.o H- hair: Research hairstyles for your special day; if you already know what you want, make an appointment at the salon to do a trial run so you know for sure you like it.o I- invitations: Many brides are doing their own invitations; there are several options online, as well as at the local craft or paper supply stores.o J- just married- Think about your getaway car and if you want to create a ‘Just Married’ sign to hang on the back; remember there will be honking if you do!o K- kiss: It is never too early to practice kissing for the big day. o L- lighting: Starting thinking about your lighting options, which might greatly depend on the time of day that you are getting married. o M- music: Start making a list of music that you want played during the ceremony and reception. o N- name: If you plan to change your name, you will want to have your paperwork all organized, because the process can be quite lengthy.o O- outdoors: If you are hosting an outdoor wedding, start thinking of some backup options or solutions in case of bad weather. o P- photography: Start contacting photographers early, as many book out season before. o Q- questions: Making a list of questions or concerns can be a very helpful thing for a bride or groom to do, especially as the day gets closer and you feel more and more scattered.o R- refreshments: Start sampling drinks and decide what kind of beverages that you wish to serve at your wedding. o S- seating: If your wedding is in a unique location, you should start contacting venues to rent seating or see if they provide their own.o T- timing: Decide when you want to have your wedding, as the timing could eliminate a meal or lead your guests to believe there will be a sit-down dinner.o U- unity candle: A unity candle is a lovely touch to a wedding; start looking around for one that is really special.o V- vows: You and your partner need to decide if you wish to write your own vows, or if you will choose from a set of traditional vows.o W- wedding planner: Are you feeling in over your head? If so, maybe you need a wedding planner.o X- x marks the spot (location): Finding the perfect location can be tricky, so start brainstorming with your partner and make a list of ideal places.o Y- you: No matter what happens this day is about you! o Z- zeal: Remember that this is a time to celebrate! Don’t forget in the midst of all the stress to embrace a sense of zeal for your wedding day.

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About the Author

John Brink is active in Dallas social and business circles. He is a father, marathoner and martial artist – specifically Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which he holds the rank of Black Belt. He also manages the marketing for My Dallas Weddings – A wedding services company for those getting married in Dallas. A recent MBA graduate from UTA’s School of Business he currently juggles work responsibilities as a SR. Analyst for Verizon Communications. He also teaches BJJ For South Dallas residents as well as classes for Oak Cliff Jiu Jitsu Athletes












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How to Find the Best Wedding Videography in Dallas

How to Find the Best Wedding Videography in Dallas

Article by Abbie Reynolds
























Planning a wedding can be an overwhelming and daunting task for any couple. Until you begin to plan your wedding, the number of details that must be attended to is unimaginable. Add to that the stress of wanting everything to be just right, and while a wedding is a wonderful experience, it can be rather stressful. However, choosing the best wedding videography choice in Dallas shouldn’t be. Armed with a bit of knowledge, finding the perfect wedding videographer will be easy.A wedding video captures amusing and heart-warming details while photographs don’t. The day comes alive once more when you hear your voices exchange vows or see the teary eyed mother or the delight of the flower girls and bridesmaids. You’d really want to make sure the wedding videography service is top notch so the memory of your special altar date will last for ages.Available ServicesAre you planning a lavish wedding party or an intimate ceremony? You’ve surely planned what your wedding would look like. A videographer seizes those special moments naturally without being obtrusive. You’ve got to discuss with the videographer how much or how little of the events you want documented. It would be fun to know that there are video services that include in the coverage the pre-wedding preparations, rehearsal and the reception.If you’re having an unconventional, unique or outdoor wedding, be sure the videographer has the skills or capability of working in that kind of environment. Go visit the actual location in advance, and rehearse where key people would be on the big day. That way, the videographers would know where to position themselves to get the best video shots without being a distraction during the event. This also would avoid the videographers to disturb you with questions on the actual day.Reputation and Technical Abilities When choosing the best option for wedding videography in Dallas, you want someone who has experience in filming weddings, as well as providing high quality, exceptional services to their clients. Having a history of happy couples, and sample work to show for it, will give you a good idea as to what you can expect should you choose a given videographer.How up to date are their equipment? Video equipment should technically be up to date to vividly capture the details of your wedding and record the sound perfectly and produce a superb wedding video.The CostWeddings are usually expensive but a wedding video shouldn’t cost much. You can find good reputable experienced wedding videography services in Dallas without breaking your budget and have this momentous day recorded for posterity.

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If you’ve planned out every piece of your wedding, but still need some insight on wedding videography in Dallas, then you’re at the right place. Check out this site and other for learning everything you need to know about Dallas wedding videography for your wedding!












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Guide To Writing Custom Wedding Vows

Guide To Writing Custom Wedding Vows

Article by JOHN BRINK
























Writing your own wedding vows is a very thoughtful and romantic thing to do. It can be overwhelming thinking of spilling your heart out in front of so many people, but your wedding is a time for others to witness your love and celebrate with you.

Here are a few tips for writing your own vows:

Plan Ahead: Whether you are the procrastinating type or not, leaving your wedding vows until the last minute is a bad option. You should plan ahead and really thinking about you want to say. When you speak those vows out-loud, many people will be listening, but more importantly your spouse-to-be will be taking in everything you say

Dallas Wedding Receptions

Dallas Wedding Receptions

Article by Randy Wilson









The most important day of your life is drawing near and you want to plan it to perfection. Everything has to be just right, the chapel, the dresses, the food and most importantly the wedding reception. Specifically if you are planning a Dallas wedding reception, there are many areas that you need to look into in creating the right theme, the right ambience as well as to ensure that all your guests’ needs are taken care of. The first thing in planning Dallas wedding receptions is the search for the right location. However, before you can make a list of probable venues, you first need to determine your budget for the occasion. If possible, it would be best if you could breakdown your costs of the wedding reception to categories such as food, hall rentals, wedding favors, flower arrangements, music, etc. With this, you will then have an exact feel of what you can afford to pay for in rentals. This will also put you in a better position for negotiations. If you are on a tight budget then perhaps you should consider a Dallas wedding reception held in your own backyard. This way, you save on hall rental costs and do not have restrictions on catering your own food for the occasion. On the other hand, if you do have an adequate budget to spare then you have more choices in terms of the location.A wedding reception in Dallas can be held in many types of venues. If you prefer to plan everything from scratch, then you could probably rent a basic hall. Then get relatives and friends to help you with hall decorations and food preparation, and get a separate vendor to rent your tables and chairs. With this, you can probably consider renting a school hall or your local town hall for this occasion.Alternatively, you can also enquire with halls that have been designed and built just for hosting wedding receptions. For example, the Cityplace is a great unique Dallas wedding reception location. They have incorporated a choice of classic design d

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