Wedding Ceremony Microphones Done Right!

By Guest Writer Justin Prahar If you’ve spent any amount of time scrolling through my blog posts, you’ve probably noticed that I spend a LOT of time talking about wedding ceremonies. I focus so much on this aspect of what I do because at the end of the day, the…

Choosing Your Location

As you begin to embark on the journey to your wedding day, there will be many decisions you will need to make and many suppliers to consider. The best piece of advice I can give you is to “Get Professional Help”! That being said, many brides and their families will…

Wedding Speeches

A MOBILE DJ’S PERSPECTIVE By Dave Hastings, National President of the Canadian Professional Disc Jockey Association www.soundsolution.ca What do you do when the Bride and Groom say that they’re thinking about speeches between courses during dinner? Do you go with it – or – recommend against it? This is a…

The Question – “About Price”

by Guest Blogger, Bernard Sutton-Power You wouldn’t walk into restaurant, and ask “How much for a meal?” and expect a definitive answer. Not without adding some more detail to the request. “We’d like to bring 20 people to your restaurant for dinner on Feb 14th, what would that cost us?”…

History of Wedding Rings

Rings were used as currency in the Middle East prior to the advent of coinage and were an outward sign of a person’s wealth. In the event of the marriage not turning out okay a woman might have been forced to leave with nothing but the jewelry she wore. This…

Rehearsal Tips – Conducting a Proper Rehearsal

1. Rehearsals generally start out a little backward. Normally a rehearsal will start with everyone standing at the altar so the bridal party knows the order they will stand in during the ceremony and know who their partner will be for the recessional. It is a good idea to place…

The Meaning of Flowers in your Wedding

Communicating with flowers became the height of fashion under Queen Victoria, when nineteenth century publishers produced dozens of dictionaries explaining “floriography” as “The Language of Flowers”. Lovers used the guidebooks to gather nosegays, bouquets and Tussie Mussies to give as gifts. Acacia: Friendship Agapanthus: Secret Love Alstroemeria: Devotion Amaryllis: Pride,…

Traditions, Customs & Rituals

Traditions and customs… weddings are filled with them. “Something old, something blue…” and all that stuff! It’s more than just trivia; Have you ever stopped to wonder what on earth all of these wedding traditions and rituals actually mean and where or how they originated? Most of these rituals and…

Five Mistakes to Avoid With Your Wedding Vows

by Guest Blogger, Ann Keeler Evans Wedding vows should be grand statements in which you commit yourself to your partner. This means they should be personal even as they are more formal than the everyday language you use when speaking to one another. You may want to be completely traditional,…