Bellwether Events Reflects on 2021 Weddings
This annual recap of all our 2021 real weddings is months overdue. But I am still writing it because I love writing these round-up posts. Why I decided to do this as I launch a stretch of 7 weddings in
Dumbarton House Wedding Costs: How Much Should I Budget?
How much will your wedding at Dumbarton House cost? This is what you want to know, what you need to know, right? I've planned my fair share of weddings at Dumbarton House over the past half-decade, and I have a
Buying Alcohol for Your Wedding: A Case Study
If given the option, you should buy your own alcohol for your wedding. It will save you thousands of dollars, avoiding the markup you will see from a hotel, venue, or catering company. Anecdotally, I know that my clients typically
DAR Wedding Cost: How much should I budget? – Updated 2022
How much will your wedding at DAR cost? This is what you want to know, what you need to know, right? I've planned many weddings at DAR over the past decade, and I have a firm grip on the cost
A Guide to Green Events in DC
A comprehensive post about hosting Green Events in DC is long overdue from me. I believe that couples planning weddings and organizations planning gatherings will continue to care more and more about how they can green their special events. DC
Unionized Options for Your DC Events – Updated 2021
If you are a believer in organized labor, like I am, then you should consider giving unionized venues and suppliers your business when you're planning a special event in Washington DC. Not every supplier category has this option, but here
How Long Should a Wedding Toast Be?
How long should a wedding toast be? I get this question with every couple. There is a very easy answer to how long a wedding toast should be: 500 words. Advice complete. Post over. Kurstin Roe Photography Okay, okay, I'll elaborate,
In Review: 2020 Weddings and More
Every year I write a data-driven post about the previous year's weddings (you can read about our 2019 weddings, our 2018 weddings, our 2017 weddings, and our 2016 weddings. ) I love writing this post every year because it gives me a chance to reflect. The
Ceremony-Only Wedding Venues
Here is the truth: in the age of Covid-19, almost all venues would consider being a ceremony-only wedding venue. I've been getting at least 2 micro wedding inquiries each day for the last month. Because these couples all have different
DC Weddings: What Does it Cost?
The biggest challenge, I think, in the wedding industry is that the engaged couple is constantly asking "what does it cost?" And they won't know what anything costs without procuring a proposal from a provider. This can be an inefficient