Posts by Kathy

Wedding Registry Tips

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Wedding Tips

Creating a wedding registry can be an overwhelming process. If you haven’t created one yet, you might be feeling pressure from your friends and family. Your wedding guests will want to get you something and will need a little guidance. Here is some advice for putting together your wedding registry. Why You Should Register Without a registry, you can end up with items you already have or ones you don’t need. Guests are by no means obligated to buy you something from your registry, but it does give them a good place to start. When to Register Try to have your registry completed at least...

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Weddings by Kathleen Honored for Excellence with 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award®

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in News

Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 10, 2017 – WeddingWire, the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and event industry, announced Weddings by Kathleen as a winner of the esteemed 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® for Wedding Planner in Fort Lauderdale, Florida! The Couples’ Choice Awards recognize the top five percent of wedding professionals on WeddingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. The prestigious awards are given to the top local wedding professionals across more than 20 service categories, from wedding...

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Things Guests Don’t Like About Weddings

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Events

Simply put, Wedding Guests don’t like these 17 things about weddings… Bride and Groom asking for CASH Gifts Very Specific Dress Code Too large of a gap between the Ceremony and the Cocktail Hour/Reception Wedding date planned during a Holiday Weekend Long Readings at Ceremony Social Media Bans Long Lines at the Bar Outdoor weddings planned mid summer Too many speeches and never ending speeches Receiving lines Seating guests with complete strangers or with guests who have nothing in common with them Too many Traditional Dances Bad Music, No Music, No Entertainment Really Loud...

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Seating Your Wedding Guests: Open Seating or Assigned Tables?

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Wedding Tips

Open Seating Open seating at weddings means there are no table or seat assignments. Guests will enter the reception room and choose a seat at any table. Open seating may seem as if it would be fun and spontaneous for your guests, but you don’t want your guests to feel stranded without somewhere welcoming to sit, or rushed into claiming their seats. With open seating, it will take longer for your guests to seat themselves. If you choose to have open seating, I would highly suggest having at least one extra table for every 100 guests or at least 4-6 extra place settings (per 100 guests) than...

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Bridal Party Roles

Posted by on Jul 16, 2016 in Wedding Tips

Your bridal party is the supporting cast of your wedding. Each attendant has a specific job and obligation to fulfill. Here is a breakdown of the traditional roles for everyone in your bridal party. Maid or Matron of Honor Your maid or matron of honor (MOH) is your main bridesmaid, and she will give you the most help during the planning of your wedding and on your wedding day. Traditionally, your MOH will coordinate a bridal shower and bachelorette party for you. She will help you shop for your wedding gown and attend dress fittings (and learn how to bustle your gown). She will also help...

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