Wednesday, January 30, 2013

What Brides Need To Know About Bridal Shows

From The Wedding Coach - Judith Rivers-Moore

Each January through March and August through October we see huge numbers of bridal shows - wedding shows and personally has booths at approximately thirty a year.  While I believe these are great for exposure for businesses to brides, I believe there are many other ways for brides to shop for their venues and services. You can find links to shows on  in California, The USA and global show links throughout the world.

So please give us your input on attending a bridal expo....and I will outline my perspective below:

1. You gain many fresh ideas on design, colors, what new businesses are in the area, and meet face to face with business representatives and sometimes (not often) the owners of a business.
2. Brides and Grooms gain an understanding of the cost of a wedding in their region.
3. Some couples are at the beginning stages of planning and need a focus/pathway to getting the job done.
4. Many brides are seeking fashion ideas from the fashion show and many attend for the prize drawings.
From simple to grand, there are hundreds of decisions to make.  Photo by,

1.  Not every budget is represented. So often a couple is not certain the funds they want to spend on a specific part of their wedding and do not meet at wedding shows the more affordable decision.
2.  The table drawings are often not a direct gift, but a gift with strings attached to do more business.
3.  Some shows are so busy/attended you only gain a piece of paper and no time to discuss how they do business, so you leave the show without the information you desired.
4. First impressions of a business are often not given by the actual owner.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Popular Southern California Wedding Venues

We attended a wedding in Mission Veijo in Orange County and enjoyed every Southern California minute.   We found many nearby cities offer wedding venues and settings looking out over the harbors and ocean with sunsets to behold. Several we have linked below and you will find many more linked in Orange County on

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The nearby city of Balboa offers the Balboa Bay Club a gorgous setting with views of the channel, often filled with small boats, yachts, wind surfers and swimmers. The banquet areas offers up to 500 guests, the club has apartments for honeymoons, lodging and rooms for your guests.  View More on

Across the 22 miles to Catalina Island we found the Terranea Resort  an excitingly romantic ocean backdrop with  lovely sunsets to enjoy.  The Resort is a fun destination for your wedding group and offers guest rooms and suites, fully-appointed villas, casitas and bungalows with residential-style amenities and some are complete with kitchens, terraces enjoy a variety of lodging at villas, casitas and bungalows. We found this a perfect setting for you honeymoon and a great place to elope to following the California laws in marriage.
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Cannons Restaurant is located on a Cliff overlooking Dana Point Yacht harbor in Orange County.  The food is exceptional and plentiful with a great variety in their menus. The events, celebrations and wedding receptions they complete are well managed - So much the Knot voted it the best for many years. This company also offers off-site catering services.

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Engagement Rings Are Different This Season

Wow.... We do attend many bridal shows at this time of year.  
You can find links across the USA and some in other parts of the world on

Mobile & PC Access To....  where you can find thousands of links to wedding venues, reception services and online guidance book to plan every detail of your wedding & honeymoon.

I love meeting new brides and having them show off their 
amazing engagement rings.  

This was a family antique ring - inspiring

Took photos of some beauties at the last show...
She added her birthstone on both sides of the diamond.

Dazzling to the eye.

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