Category Archives: Planning a wedding

A Bride who is a Blessing

The glory of a wedding is two people becoming one in Christ. A new family. New identities taken as new names are bestowed – Husband and Wife. Even now, before you are named Wife, you have taken on a new … Continue reading

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A Review of “All Things Are Ready”

“I can tell you that this planner will help anyone plan a wedding with less stress and more joy, less money and more beauty.” – Pam Forster, in her review on the Doorposts of Your House blog Read the full … Continue reading

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Wedding Season

Let the wedding planning season begin! June and August may be the wedding months, but January marks the beginning of wedding planning season. Come January, all those New Year’s Eve engagements and June weddings produce a flood of brides with … Continue reading

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Wedding Tips Wednesdays: Wedding Photography – before or after?

In All Things Are Ready, there is an entire chapter dedicated to decisions about wedding photography. While I tried to thoroughly address as many options as possible, I do make the argument for having your pictures before the ceremony. The … Continue reading

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Why NOT to have a wedding in twelve weeks

All Things Are Ready is not based on any particular timeline or calendar. The checklists and tasks are arrange by priority and can be used whether you’re getting married next month or next year. When I was getting married, I … Continue reading

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Short Engagements and Wedding Planning

Out of 319 entries, the randomly-drawn winner of last week’s giveaway is Julie Brown. Congratulations, Julie! In her comment, Julie said “I heard about the book through the recent doorpost email. My daughter is in the process of getting engaged … Continue reading

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Mother-of-the-Bride

Photo Credit: Jenn Lynn Images In All Things Are Ready, I included several bridal devotions to help your daughter glorify God and love her future husband, family and friends well while she is a bride. However, the bride is not … Continue reading

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Wedding Photography

When it comes to choosing where to spend your wedding dollars, wedding photography may be one of the biggest decisions. If you decided that fine art wedding photography is the most important place to put a large portion of your … Continue reading

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Money, money, money

One of the first things you have to deal with as an engaged couple is money. How much will be spent on the wedding? What does the style of wedding you wish for translate into when it comes to wedding … Continue reading

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Wedding Tip Wednesdays: Guest Books

One of my favorite new trends in weddings is to be creative with the guest book. A traditional guest book usually finds it’s way to the bottom of the hope chest or top of the attic, never to be seen … Continue reading

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