Planning Tips

Wedding by Cedros contest!!!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

The Recession Can’t Stop Love, nor Engagements, nor Weddings With $30,000 up for grabs, dreams can still come true! San Diego, CA (April 26, 2011) – In today’s downward economy weddings aren’t what they used to be and many newly engaged couples are finding alternative ways to still have the wedding of their dreams without […]

Something Blue

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

The last edition of something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue! The color blue has been present in weddings for centuries. The ancient Romans wore blue to symbolize “love, modesty, and fidelity,” and the virgin Mary has always been portrayed wearing the color blue, symbolizing purity. The old Proverb “Marry in blue, lover be […]

Something Borrowed

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Something borrowed is a very special part of this wedding tradition. This item usually comes from a happily married close friend or family member– something special to the lender that they wore on their own wedding day. The item is borrowed in hopes of the lender’s good fortune in marriage carrying over into the new […]

Something New

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

The second part of the old wedding saying, “something new,” symbolizes optimism and hope for the bride’s new life ahead. Amidst all the blood, sweat, tears and stress going into planning your wedding, take a minute and calm yourself by thinking about all the things you and your hunny have to look forward to… walking […]

Something Old

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Something old, something new Something borrow, something blue And a silver sixpence in her shoe. This old English wedding tradition was born in the Victorian Era, but is still practiced today by brides all over the world. Each item has a different meaning and represents a good-luck token for the bride; if she carries them […]

Toasting Tips

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Be the Toast of the Town by Having All the Right Words to Say A wedding toast is a tricky thing. It can be a time for flattery, fun and a lot of sentiment. But it can also be a stressful situation, especially for those who have to say something witty on the spot. Wedding […]

San Diego Weather

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

San Diego has the perfect climate for any kind of outdoor activity, including getting married! And although chances are very slim that it will rain on your perfect day, please don’t blame us if El Niño unleashes during your march down the aisle. Current Weather Conditions Weather conditions are courtesy of The Weather Channel. Check […]

How to get a Marriage License

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Where to Get a License Applicants seeking a marriage license must appear together in one the offices of Gregory J. Smith Recorder/County Clerk, County of San Diego, complete an application and pay the appropriate license fee. Five locations of the Recorder/County Clerk’s office that process marriage licenses are open from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through […]

How to Change your Name

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Changing your name? Here’s much of the information that will help you get it done easily. Sure, its no picnic, but once you’ve got it done, you never have to worry about it again! Besides, a lot of them are easier than they sound. Order of things There’s a certain order for how you have […]

Wedding Planning Books

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Wedding Planning Books Buy Now! Bridal Bargains: Secrets to throwing a fantastic wedding on a realistic budget (2006) by Denise and Alan Fields; $10-$15 range This is a wonderful book which has cost-cutting ideas for every aspect of your wedding. The authors take you step-by-step through the decision making process and give you the pitfalls, […]