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Celina Stewey

I’ve been planning events for over 20 years. People constantly ask me how I plan the way I do. For me, it’s about 80% instinct and 20% practice.

Wedding book Plan - Perfect Pocket Planner. I’ve been planning events for over 20 years.

Wedding book Plan - Perfect Pocket Planner

People constantly ask me how I plan the way I do. For me, it’s about 80% instinct and 20% practice. But have no fear I put all the tips I’ve learned over the years in the Perfect Pocket Planner. One of the reasons I wanted to write for brides is because all of the wedding books I read were very flowery as if everything just works smoothly planning a wedding. That could not be further from the truth! Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne. Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne. June 26th was National Forgiveness Day and seeing that made me think of some bridal stories that I can now (thankfully) laugh about.

Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne

You probably wouldn't believe all the things I did to figure out the best wedding theme when I was planning. I was so overwhelmed but wanted something unique and cool to represent me and my man. During one of my seemingly harmless internet searches I came across the U.S. Holidays Calendar which I used to determine if the day we chose had some magical meaning that could translate into a wedding theme. Don't worry, I won't annoy you by saying that it did because it didn't. Event Photography. Photography - Tools. Night Photography. PHOTOGRAPHY LESSONS. Photography. Why You Should Use Perfect Pocket Planner (P3) To Plan Your Wedding.

I began writing this book while planning my own wedding in 2014 but really began nailing it down in 2015.

Why You Should Use Perfect Pocket Planner (P3) To Plan Your Wedding

I had accumulated so much information and notes from planning my own wedding and became pretty well versed in the ins and out of planning not only a wedding but any large scale party that people began calling me asking advice! Especially, first time brides. Travel. Photo editing. Photographs. Style. Photography. Korea. Cebu Prenum and Wedding Photos. Photography Ideas.

Wedding photography Denmark. Wedding Photography - Candid, Destination, Pre Wedding Shoot, We. Wedding Photography & Photographers Sydney. Wedding photography. Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne. Welp, the U.S.

Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne

Holiday Calendar strikes again. Today is National Aunt and Uncle's Day, did you know that? I realized it last week but it was only a few days ago that I thought about a wedding story, one which I actually balked at writing. But here I am, bearing my soul in hopes that it helps someone out there reading this. Here we go... My aunt Doris was one of my most favorite people walking the earth. Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne. Welp, the U.S.

Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne

Holiday Calendar strikes again. Today is National Aunt and Uncle's Day, did you know that? Part 2: An Insider's Guide To Getting the Wedding Gown of Your Dreams. Earlier this week, I wrote about how to effectively set your dress appointment to ensure your success.

Part 2: An Insider's Guide To Getting the Wedding Gown of Your Dreams

Now, I want to take a deeper dive into how shopping at a retailer may differ from a boutique, the realities of shopping at a retailer and how to handle a large wedding party when finalizing the bridal party wardrobe. What's the best day to shop at a retailer such as David's Bridal? If you are at a non-boutique location, the timing of your appointment can and will impact your experience.

Plan to go on a non-weekend day. Since you are planning ahead, this shouldn't be too difficult to do. An Insider's Guide To Getting the Wedding Gown of Your Dreams! When I was asked to write this blog post my first thought was I have no idea what to talk about.

An Insider's Guide To Getting the Wedding Gown of Your Dreams!

Then I thought about it and realized that my everyday interactions with brides could really help people in the wedding experience. I know a little something about the wedding gown industry since I work at the top retailer in the country and have helped hundreds of brides find a gown for their wedding. I also train the wonderful consltants who help guide you through the process, so I'm pretty good at this! And I am thrilled to share my tips on getting the perfect wedding gown for you. Industry standard suggests you purchase your gown 12 months out. Keep Your Relationship Smoking Hot But Chill the Engagement Temper Tantrums.

Today was the hottest day of summer so far in D.C. and you could just see the impact the heat was having on folks as they did everything they could to keep cool outdoors.

Keep Your Relationship Smoking Hot But Chill the Engagement Temper Tantrums

Funny enough, this attitude is very similar to engagement. Things can heat up in the planning process but there are ways to keep cool, calm and collected even as tempers flare. Last week I blogged about how to keep the peace in your relationship and it sparked some pretty interesting conversation about pre-matrimonial fights. Again, this is really nothing to worry about and I am expanding the topic to share some of the top 5 Explosive Topics for Engaged Couples in hopes that these will help you realize a few things: (1) this is normal and your relationship is fine and (2) give you some tools to managing the heat when tempers flare as you plan your wedding.

Honeymoon Part 2: The Art of the Honeymoon Registry. A honeymoon registry is an online service that assists engaged and married couples in financing their honeymoons.

Honeymoon Part 2: The Art of the Honeymoon Registry

Honeymoon registries sometimes get a bad rap. Some folks think it's tacky to ask people to buy your honeymoon. Planning A Fabulous Budget-Friendly Bridal Shower! Did you know that more weddings occur in June than any other month?

Planning A Fabulous Budget-Friendly Bridal Shower!

According to an article discussing the bridal cycle of planning, the top wedding months are June, August, September and October. Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne. In my book, Perfect Pocket Planner, I devote a section about the role of Father's and Father figures. Typically, outside of holding the purse strings the wedding planning is a bride's world.

If you're anything like me, my father was a huge part of the person I have become so it was important to me that he felt included throughout the process. Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne. I was ecstatic to learn that my cousin Carla got engaged (Congratulations beautiful cousin!). Funny enough this blog post was inspired by her when she mentioned that she and her soon-to-be were considering a destination wedding. Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne. With Fourth of July right around the corner, I thought it fitting to talk about how to navigate a holiday weekend wedding. One tip I can offer right off the bat is to have your wedding on a Friday evening or Sunday afternoon which could save you some money. While scouting dates for my nuptials I found that a holiday weekend had pros and cons that all brides should consider. One potential downside to a holiday wedding is often the price can be higher if you wed on the holiday or the day before.

You can expect that for any holiday happening during the height of wedding season, like the Fourth of July. The reason is spring and summer months rank in the top 5 for wedding dates. First, venues tend to be decorated for the holidays and that could cut down on your decoration budget. Wedding Planning Ideas- Perfect Pocket Planner. Plan your wedding - Perfect Pocket Planner. Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne. Wedding preparation Guide- Perfect Pocket Planner. Wedding book Plan - Perfect Pocket Planner. Wedding Planning Guide - Perfect Pocket Planne.