Wedding Season 2008 Is In Full Swing

Well, the traveling for wedding season has started. Two weeks ago, our entire team went to Richmond, VA for the wedding of Nishma Patel and Neerav Jadeja. We had been planning that wedding for over 9 months and it was so exciting to see the entire event come together. With a guest list of 700, we took our team of …

Cake Cake Cake

It was a week full of cake tastings with brides last week. It is always so much fun. Gone are the days that brides just walk into a grocery store and order a cake. Cakes are as important to a wedding as the flowers. It really makes a statement and represents the bride and the groom (let’s not forget the …

All My Trips This Month

   I feel like I have been everywhere in the last few weeks. In March, I went to Birmingham, AL to meet Sheetal and her family who are planning an Indian/American Wedding at the Marriott Ross Bridge. This was my first time in Birmingham and all I have to say is, “It is not NYC for sure!”. I was really not knowing …

My favorite venue in Manhattan

I met Ann today for lunch and she is one of our new brides. We don’t like to waste any time when we first sign the couple. During our very first meeting, we went to the venue, met with a potential florist and saw a photographer. How much fun is that in just one afternoon! I am so lucky because …

Our search for good Invitations

   So many of our brides are looking for good places for invitations. Most of us normally opt to go to India for Indian Invitations but you can find invitation places in your town that can give you invitations with an Indian look and feel. One of our brides (Deepika) is looking to do just that. We found her The …

Decor: Linens

D E C O R : L I N E N S We are often asked by our brides to come up with creative ideas to enhance décor. One of the first things we recommend is for them to pay careful attention to their selection of linen. Let’s face it, your guests are going to be sitting at their tables …

Feb 16, 2008 at Oheka Castle in Long Island

Today I am in Long Island meeting one of our couples that is getting married in September, Sapna and Rahul. I am meeting Sapna’s mom for the first time. It is always exciting meeting parents as we work so much with the couples and of course, the parents want to be involved as it is their big day as well. …

My trip to Richmond, VA

   I went to Richmond for a day last week. It was an early morning train ride (see, me on the train). I saw the most beautiful sunrise out of the train. It is a pretty ride down there. I met Nishma and her family. She is getting married in May. I went to Emporia, VA for the first time ever. …

Sunitha and her Dress Fitting/ Tasting

   Today was a day that I spent with our bride, Sunitha. She lives in San Francisco but she is getting married in Upstate New York, at the Turning Stone Casino over July 4th Weekend. Her parents live in that area so we are planning the event there. She flew in this morning and her mom and dad and I …

Seema & her Milwaukee Wedding

What a cold, cold day to go to Milwaukee!! So, here I am on my trip to Milwaukee to see Seema and Ryan. It is about -4 degrees outside… what made me plan a trip here in Jan, I don’t know. Seema and Ryan are getting married over Memorial Day Weekend here in Milwaukee. They live in Philadelphia which is …

Rupali and her Baltimore Wedding

I reviewed my photos from my trip to Baltimore on January 25th. Rupali and Chetan are getting married in Baltimore. What a fun couple they are. I love her energy and he is such an involved groom. We visited her parents in Baltimore where her mom has just come back from her shopping trip to India. She has brought back …

My new blog.. how fun!!

Here I am another… another night on the computer. Wedding planning is not easy… lots and lots of emails and trying to get new and unique ideas. I am very lucky because I work with great vendors who make my life easier. Anyways, today, I wrote an article on Linen and different types of linen and why brides need to …

Thank you note from Neema and Mike

Sonal and her team helped to make our wedding dreams come true.  From the early planning stages, through to the big day, there is no way we could have pulled off a destination wedding with 100 people without their help.  Not having a thing to worry about on our wedding day was priceless.  Thanks Sonal, Anna, Katherine and Katie! Neema …