Weddings of the World: Somalia

SOMALIAN WEDDINGS BY: IKRAM OMAR Just like most other cultures, one’s wedding is a significant moment in Somali culture. From the religious rituals, to make-up and hair, every detail is crucial leading up to that experience. But before we even get to that point let’s...

Winter Wedding Cake Ideas

  Winter Wedding Cake Ideas Winter wedding season is here, which means it’s time for glistening color palettes, gleaming fireplaces, and twinkling lights. Your winter wedding celebration can be full of holiday cheer, snowy landscapes, or moody winter hues.  This...

Naija Weddings

NIGERIAN WEDDINGS Author: Blogger, Etinosa Ogbevoen  @enhancetheindividual      To be Nigerian is to imagine having an over the top and beautiful wedding that is filled with tradition and glamour. Depending on where you are celebrating your wedding. Either...

Moroccan Weddings

So many traditions go into a Moroccan wedding, but first things first, the marriage contract! After getting the legal and religious aspects clear, the fun begins! PARTY, PARTY, PARTY! In the Moroccan wedding tradition, there is this celebration called, a “Three Day...

Ethiopian Weddings Part 2

The reception is undeniably the best and most memorable part of an Ethiopian Wedding. Great food is served buffet-style, including staple dishes such as Injera (Ethiopian spongy bread), Doro wot (a spicy stew made with chicken and eggs), and Kitfo (raw minced beef...

Weddings of the World – Ethiopia Part 1

Most believe it’s hard enough preparing for one wedding. . . How about 3? And this doesn’t even include the pre and post-wedding festivities. Ethiopian weddings are one of the most elaborate and exciting to attend. What can I say… we look for reasons to celebrate and...

Bar Options!

When we go to a wedding I think it is natural to assume there will be adult beverages being served. But did you know that there are multiple versions of bar options? Let's start with the most obvious choice for most weddings -- Open Bar! & CVent Blog describes it...

Dessert Alternatives!

Show of hands who loves dessert? When you think of Wedding dessert, you immediately think of CAKE CAKE CAKE CAKE! Well, this weeks Tuesday Tip gave tips for dessert alternatives for your big day. It's 2019, why do we need to settle for ONLY cake, mix it up a little...

Wedding Gratuity Cheat Sheet

  Tips are never obligatory―they are supposed to be expressions of appreciation for a job well done. That being said, unless the service was terrible, would you walk away from a restaurant table without leaving one? I’m certain that most of you answered no to...

What is a Wedding Whisperer???

Wedding Whisperer This is the title I've chosen to most adequately describe my role at J. Ladson Weddings. I am a Wedding Planner that actively dabbles in, flowers, linens, and paper to design "Pretty Things", but more than that - before any of those details come into...

Let Them Eat Cake!!!

Planning a wedding can often be a bit stressful - what’s the color scheme? What types of flowers do we use? What dress to choose? But there is one thing that we all can’t get enough of; Cake Cake Cake Cake. With the stress comes so much love, excitement, fun, and...

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