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...

Abraham & Cynthia

Well here we are after all this time with our very first Featured Couple and what better way to start it off than by showcasing Cynthia and Abraham’s very own Love Story. (versión en español a continuación) HOW DID HE PROPOSE: We were finishing lunch with both of our...

Weddings Of The World – Bangladesh

We are all aware of the custom American wedding traditions – tossing the bouquet, something borrowed and something blue, exchanging of the rings and lighting a unity candle. But how many of you are aware of all the other amazing cultures and traditions that are...

5 Tips for Keeping a Clean Home Amidst Wedding Week Chaos

The week leading up to your wedding is an absolute frenzy. Between finalizing the bridal look, confirming and re-confirming vendors, chasing down those final RSVPs and a million other to-dos, the last thing you have time for is cleaning your house. Nonetheless, you...

Weddings Of The World – Poland

We are all aware of the custom American wedding traditions – tossing the bouquet, something borrowed and something blue, exchanging of the rings and lighting a unity candle. But how many of you are aware of all the other amazing cultures and traditions that are...

Wedding Insomnia? How to Sleep Before Your Big Day

Wedding Insomnia? How to Sleep Before Your Big Day Are you afraid that you’ll spend the night before your wedding staring at the ceiling instead of sleeping? People often have a hard time sleeping before big events, and a wedding certainly counts as a big event....

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