Top 10 Things Brides Do Wrong When Planning Their Weddings

  Make sure you don’t make these wedding-planning mistakes! When planning their special day, brides tend to put a lot of pressure on themselves, and everyone involved, to make the day absolutely perfect. What you need to remember is that even though your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, it’s just … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Before your engagement... Make sure you are ready to get married! Take the quiz now. After you are engaged... Take engagement pictures. Send out engagement announcements; announce your wedding in the newspaper if you'd like. Have your engagement party. 12 months before your wedding day... Pick a date and time for your … [Read more...]

Easy Way to throw a Charming Wedding Day

Trying to throw a small yet elegant wedding on a low budget? Here's an idea for a wedding that should cost you $1000 or less! I have gotten some "Ask Tinka" emails about throwing a wedding as little as $1000 so I decided to respond with an idea I have.  Afterall, everyone deserves to celebrate their wedding-- even those who don't have $15,000 to … [Read more...]

Milledgeville Limousine Services, Inc.

Milledgeville, GA Milledgeville Limousine Service, Inc. was founded in 2008 to provide the people of Milledgeville and surrounding areas with a convenient, safe, stylish, and affordable alternative to celebrate many of life’s special occasions. The owner/operator, Tracy Daugherty, a retired educator, taught in various colleges throughout the … [Read more...]

5 Hidden Costs of a Wedding

Trying to stick to a strict budget? Don't forget these hidden costs of having a wedding! Gratuity! Gratuity is usually added to the final bill for your caterer. However, it is also polite to tip waiters/waitresses, bartenders, church musicians, and any others who you think deserve it. Taxes! Don't forget to include taxes in your budget … [Read more...]

Liquor or No Liquor?

I am currently planning my wedding, and we are trying to make a decision about whether or not to serve liquor at the reception. My family is for it and claims weddings are boring without it, but my fiance's family is totally against it. We are paying for the wedding ourselves so whatever my fiance and I decide will go. I just don't want to anger … [Read more...]

When should we start planning?

Hey Tinka, My boyfriend proposed to me in Feb..we have set a date for July 4,2010. How soon should we start planning. I don't want all our conversations to be about the wedding day you know. Gloria Gloria, Congratulations! Well, it is never too early to start looking for sales, coupons, and other deals! I would work out your budget between … [Read more...]

Get Organized With Your Wedding Planning

If you don't have a wedding planner, get yourself a wedding planner! That is, an organizer like the one above. Step 1: Buy a planner with an area for notes, a to-do list, and a calendar to dedicate SOLELY to wedding planning. Step 2: In the notes section, put all of your ideas... what flowers you want, your colors, dress ideas. Step 3: On … [Read more...]

Money-Smart Wedding Planning

10 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY WHEN PLANNING YOUR SPECIAL DAY! When planning your wedding, remember that you are starting your life with the one you love. And it is important to get that life started on the right foot! That means having a special wedding day but also keeping the life ahead of you in mind. You don’t want to come home from your … [Read more...]

A January Wedding!

Did you know only 4.7% of weddings in the US are in January? That makes it the least popular month for tying the knot! But we think that a January wedding is a fabulous idea! Vendors that rely on wedding season are struggling in January. I mean, they are getting only 4.7% of their business that month! So if there is a time when those businesses … [Read more...]