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Looking for a wedding caterer? Try these four food trucks

The food you serve at your wedding reflects your taste and personality as much as the other details of your big day. If you’re looking for something a little different from your traditional caterers, consider hiring a food truck to cater your reception or cocktail hour. Not only will these restaurants on wheels bring a cool and fun twist to your big day, they’ll also leave your guests feeling satisfied. Here are four Houston food trucks that are sure to make an impression on your guests. The…

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Tips For Getting Your Best Summer Wedding Hair & Makeup

If you live in Houston, you know the effects of heat and humidity on hair and makeup. Talk about frizz and shine. Maybe you’ve learned to deal with it. On your wedding day, however, you don’t want to compromise your look. With high temps already here, we asked some experts to share their tips for keeping your bridal look spotless even when it’s hot and humid outside. “The heat is still a factor even if everything’s inside,” said Jennifer Aronson, owner and makeup artist at Jennifer Aronson…

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Wedding Videos: What You Need to Know Before You Hire a Videographer

Photo Credit: Tyler Tyndell When people start planning their weddings, hiring a videographer isn’t typically at the top of their list. Yet a wedding video is one of the few things about your big day -- other than photos -- that captures the moments that you might otherwise forget. Today couples can choose from various styles and formats to document the story of their day in a unique way. We gathered some tips with the help of Matt Johnson of FilmStrong Productions on what you should think about…

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8 Things To Do On Your Houston Honeymoon

We’ll admit it: Houston may not be at the top of the list when it comes to honeymoon destinations but the city has a lot to offer visiting couples. With its thriving art scene, world-class performing arts district and beautiful parks, Houston has something for every taste. Following are our top things to see and do when honeymooning in Houston. Take A Stroll In The McGovern Centennial Gardens Part of Hermann Park, the McGovern Centennial Garden is a beautiful place to take a romantic stroll. The…

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Houston Jewelry Company Inks Deal With BHLDN

For the past decade, Houston’s own brother/sister team Ila and Vikas Sodhani have been quietly rising to fame with the ILA Collection, a boho chic line of fine jewelry. The company’s delicate rings and diamond-wrapped bands have made their way onto the pages of national glossies including Martha Stewart Weddings , W and Glamour , but recently, the talented pair kicked things up a notch, earning a spot as the exclusive fine jewelry line for BHLDN—Anthropologie’s popular bridal boutique. There…

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Dietary Restrictions? You Can Still Have a Fabulous Wedding Cake

Photo Credit: Dolce Designs There’s a common misconception that cakes baked to meet dietary restrictions can’t be as good or as pretty as regular cakes. That’s not the case, says Jody Stevens, owner of Jody Cakes in Houston. “I go out of my way, especially for brides, to do whatever it takes to make it as normal as possible,” she said. “I have people come back all the time and say, I can’t believe that was gluten-free or I can’t believe that was vegan.” In other words, just because you have a…

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Three Houston Sports Venues That Can Host Your Wedding

Photo Credit: Mustard Seed Photography Sports fever is rising in Houston this year as the city gets ready to host the NCAA Final Four Tournament in early April, three Copa America soccer matches this summer, and the Super Bowl in 2017. It’s a great time to be a sports fan in the Bayou City, and for sports fans getting married, Houston has a few sporting venues that can host your special day. Minute Maid Park Minute Maid Park’s Union Station Lobby, a beautiful space that maintains the original…

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Your Guide To Choosing Wedding Florals

Flowers bring life, color and beauty to your big day. Whether you like traditional wedding flowers or more loose and romantic styles, flowers add a special touch to your event. But what do you need to know when choosing your floral arrangements? How much should you expect to spend? In the days of Pinterest, a lot of brides have unrealistic expectations of what can be affordable and doable, says Maggie Bailey, owner of Houston floral design studio Bramble & Bee. We asked her to share her best…

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Wedding Invitations 101: What You Need To Know

Wedding invitations give your guests their first glimpse of what your wedding may be like. They’re a reflection of your wedding style and the formality of the event while giving guests the basic information they need, yet delving into the myriad of options available and ensuring you use appropriate wording and etiquette may just make your head spin. Following is a quick guide to wedding invitations that will help answer your questions about choosing and wording wedding invites. Ideal Timing It’s…

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How To Choose The Perfect Dress For Your Bridesmaids

Choosing bridesmaid dresses is no easy task. It calls for a delicate balance between finding something that fits the bride’s style and vision and something that her bridesmaids will like and want to wear -- all for a good price. Endless options to choose from don’t make the job any easier so we’ve gathered some tips to help you pick out dresses that will please both you and your best girls. In the end, though, remember it’s your day and rather than focusing on whether the dress is something…

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