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Winter weddings…a majority of couples shy away from the frosty months when it comes to picking that special day. The winter season offers a unique charm and a certain type of magic that is not for the faint of heart.  Choosing a winter wedding offers unique and enchanting possibilities that can certainly make your celebration […]

Seasons of Love: The Pros and Cons of a Winter Wedding


Yay for snow days!  If you’re like me, I was trapped in the house today… with the exception of my quarter-mile trek on foot in the snow to get lunch from my favorite chicken spot in Alexandria (oh the things I will do for food!).  I used to think of snow and all things winter […]

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow: The Reasons We Love Winter Weddings


So it’s officially the end of our official holiday season this week (good thing that we get to celebrate almost every weekend with our amazing couples after this!).  Not only is Thursday Valentine’s Day, but it’s Anyvent’s 5 year anniversary! I’ve planned events throughout my career in Property Management, but it was February 14, 2014, […]

Happy Anniversary To Us… With a Sprinkle of Marriage Advice: A Planner’s Opinion on Anniversary Gifts


If you are like me, you literally just finished holiday shopping on Christmas Eve.  (I know, I know… it’s my Planner secret that I’m one of those crazies who looks for last-minute gift inspiration).  I know that you are still in recovery from Black Friday Brain and that Last Minute Mall Marathon, but while you […]

It’s the Season of Giving: What to Give Your Wedding Day VIPs


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Tis the season to stuff yourself full of your favorite treats and indulge in a few holiday cocktails… And speaking of cocktails, let’s talk about my favorite cocktails of all… wedding signature cocktails!  We are all about the cocktails and all about the details, so this is always one of our favorite things to recommend […]

Cocktails Anyone? Let’s Toast to Signature Cocktails


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