Suzan, Author at Wedding Compass
Engagement Photography: Frank Salas

Part One: Now that you’re engaged After part one, read Part Two: After the Engagement “To Do” list You’ll want to bask in the happiness that surrounds you, enjoy every opportunity to introduce your man as “my fiancé” and let those well wishes about your upcoming nuptials linger! Once you’re READ MORE…

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Whimsical wedding cakes There are no rules that say all weddings must be elegant or showers must be chic. An event can be anything that reflects the personality and tastes of those who are involved. If fanciful fits, take it to the limit. A whimsical cake, like the one to READ MORE…

Part 3 Cakes vs Cupcakes Whether you choose a wedding cake or cupcakes, either of these decadent desserts are far more daring, artistic and extravagant than in the past. Many couples are breaking with tradition and going for what suits their style. Of course, the traditional tiered towers of yesteryear READ MORE…

Part 2 Cupcakes Cupcakes are often less expensive than a wedding cake. They can be bought in volume and range from two to four dollars per serving, whereas cakes by comparison range from five to twelve dollars per serving.  Cakes also often require a cutting fee charged by catering companies, READ MORE…

Part 1 – Wedding Cake the Crowning Glory It’s the crowning glory, a tiered triumph, a reflection of your style and literally of your taste.  These wedding cake delights have all the finishing touch and the piece de resistance… your wedding cake! Celebrate this love with family and friends. Couples READ MORE…

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Plan the Rehearsal Dinner to Match Your Personalities Planning a rehearsal dinner? How exciting! You can go with tradition and have a dinner that mirrors the flavor and style of the wedding, but why not plan something that reflects the happy couple’s interests? Not sure what’s expected? Today, almost anything READ MORE…

Part two: Getting Started with your To-Do list (Be sure to read Part one: You’re engaged!) Well, you’re engaged! Now, to help you get started the following is a sample list of things to do: Create a wedding budget. Reserve your location or locations, i.e., church and hotel ballroom. Set READ MORE…

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Who to invite to the rehearsal dinner Traditionally, everyone in the wedding party is invited to the rehearsal and the rehearsal dinner. The guest list needs to include all bridesmaids, grooms men, ushers, flower girl, ring bearer, candle lighters, the minister or officiant, musicians needing rehearsal, the bride and groom, READ MORE…