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Sweet beginnings in Newry

Kate Hallowell & Sam Powell, September 22, 2012, Sunday River Story: Dale McGarrigle Photography: Kate Crabtree Photography Their wedding on a sunny fall day in the resort town of Newry completed a decade-long odyssey for Kate Hallowell and Sam Powell. The couple first met in 2003 at Erskine Academy in China, where junior Kate and […]

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A Modern Bridal Shower for the Modern Family

By Megan Lord For generations, women have hosted perky get-togethers before “The Big Day.” In decades past, ladies galvanized the neighborhood around their dearest betrothed gal pals bringing treats, sundresses, and witty advice for surviving cohabitation — GASP! These parties were local, tight-knit, and enriched by the shared history of the women in attendance. But […]

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Navigating Mother Wedding Planners

By Evan Kanarakis We’ve undoubtedly heard horror stories of overly interventionist mothers and soon-to-be mother-in-laws that threatened to derail a couple’s wedding. Planning nuptials can be stressful and overwhelming regardless of the event size or scale. It’s often the first time either party has ever looked into organizing such an event. So it is understandable […]

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Getting organized to save your sanity

Story: Debra Bell When it comes to planning a wedding, success is in the details — and for working brides, the key is to be organized. So what happens when a bride is on information overload from blogs, wedding planning, sites, books, magazines, and family and friends? Take a deep breath and relax. Then get […]

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Getting the GLOW: From the Inside Out

By Mackie Faye Hill, Simply Unforgettable Events by Mackie The venue is chosen, you have bought a dress, and most of the vendors have their signed contracts and deposits. If you followed the timeline you now only have to sit back, relax, and wait for the big moment. I must be kidding right? Relax? This […]

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Wedding Guest Techno-Etiquette

Story: Paula Paradis, Paradis & Foster Events, LLC If you have recently been invited to a wedding, it is essential to keep some important guest techno-etiquette in mind for the ceremony and reception. Being courteous and respectful throughout the day will make the event especially memorable for the bride and groom, as well as other […]

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