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Posted by: Stephanie Silver on Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Your boss just came to you and told you that you are responsible for organizing this year’s big company event and it is imperative that it is done within the budget he has given to you. You’re new on the job and even though you are feeling nervous as heck about this task you tell your boss "No problem!" Then slowly, panic starts to set in. You’ve never organized such a large event before. ... View Article
Posted by: Stephanie Silver on Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Whether you are planning a small intimate event or a large corporate event, EventByMe is here to help make your planning easy! The holiday season is rapidly approaching; but don’t worry there is still time to plan that perfect event. Here are some tips to help ensure that your event is a success! Create a checklist! In order to help you stay on track, on time and on budget with your ... View Article
Posted by: Alysa Baker on Thursday, December 19, 2013
If you enjoy buying or growing flowers, then choosing flowers for your wedding will be your favourite part of planning. This is an area where you can let your personality shine through. Designing and ordering the flowers can be time consuming, especially if you are not aware of the current trends or what you are looking for. Taking that into consideration, we have created some simple steps to ... View Article
Posted by: Carmelina Karas on Sunday, December 15, 2013
When you are planning your dream wedding as a little girl, the cost of that perfect day never plays a factor. When the time comes to actually fulfill that reality, some brides are wondering what they can do on their own to help cut costs. How can you have that dream wedding without the nightmare of the price? We’re going to walk you through the step-by-step process that can help you have the ... View Article
Posted by: Ernestine Casin on Friday, December 13, 2013
After getting engaged, couples start to think about where they want to live to raise a family and start their lives together. This process can be equally as exciting and overwhelming as planning the wedding itself. You want to buy that big house you’ve always dreamed of, with a large backyard for the kids to play in and a white picket fence surrounding the garden, but as reality sets in, you ... View Article
Posted by: Brianne Mouat on Wednesday, December 11, 2013
As a guest, weddings are amazing. There is free food, free entertainment, and a great way to support a family member or friend during one of the most important decisions of their lives. What most people fail to realize, is that attending a wedding is not actually as “free” as we originally thought! There are costs involved, like travel arrangements, hotels and transportation, baby sitting of ... View Article
Posted by: Arti Patel on Monday, December 9, 2013
When it comes to the big day, the last thing a bride or groom should be thinking about is something going terribly wrong. We’ve spent months planning, preparing, inviting and probably even fighting to ensure our wedding day not only goes perfect, but stress free. Lu Curran, a Toronto-based image consultant of Style By Lu says delegating tasks to the people around you is one way to keep ... View Article
Posted by: Renu Eapen on Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Yes! Yes! I will marry you! This is usually the response that exudes from the mouths of women when their long-term boyfriends finally get the courage to ask for their hand. From that day, whether they like it or not, they will have to start planning for their big day and the rest of their lives. Planning a wedding can be as painful as having a migraine. The process is tiresome, stressful and ... View Article
Posted by: Alysa Baker on Monday, December 2, 2013
The first step to creating your wedding vows is to think of everything important to both you and your beloved, not only what you’ve been through as a pair, but what you’ve helped each other accomplish. Although your partner and the people around you know of your love for one another, wedding vows serve as the foundation for how you begin your life as a married couple. You know your partner ... View Article
Posted by: Renu Eapen on Saturday, November 30, 2013
In an Italian family, no celebration is without food and wine. When you get invited to an Italian wedding, be prepared to eat and drink. According to Italian tradition, when a man wants to ask a woman for her hand in marriage, the woman’s father must give the permission. This can be a daunting task for some men since a girl is her father’s princess. No man can ever be good enough to take ... View Article
Posted by: Renu Eapen on Thursday, November 28, 2013
The thing Indians do best is celebrate! Celebrating is done on a grand scale when it comes to weddings. Traditional Indian weddings involve a large amount of preparation and planning. The number of people attending can be anywhere between 500 to 1000. Along with a large number of guests, there are other Indian-specific traditions including entertainment, food, colour, and dance. Before ... View Article
Posted by: Arti Patel on Sunday, November 24, 2013
Even though brides and grooms try to save every penny, they will always want a wedding that reflects their own personalities and taste. Wedding d?cor is a must-have, however, sticking to your budget and getting all you want doesn’t end up working side by side. We talked to Wedding Planner, Ashley Arvai of The Drake Hotel in Toronto, ON, on what couples spend their money on. “Typically the ... View Article
Posted by: Brianne Mouat on Friday, November 22, 2013
When choosing that special someone, remember that they come with something very special and sometimes something very “large and in charge” …their family.  Tying the knot may also mean tying your mouth shut in certain instances.  Your husband could end up being the odd one out who actually functions normally in society, while his three brothers and parents are diving off the deep end ... View Article
Posted by: Renu Eapen on Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Proposing can be a daunting task for the man: from picking the ring, to asking for the parent’s permission, to orchestrating the perfect proposal. Girls enjoy proposals that are well planned and customized to them. They like to know their men put an effort into making this moment special. Here’s a tribute to the men who cleverly planned to ask their one and only “The Question”. ... View Article
Posted by: Stephanie Silver on Saturday, November 16, 2013
Everyone knows the old standby of clinking a wine glass or water goblet to make the bride and groom kiss at a wedding reception. Today, many venues discourage the practice because the glass might break if it is banged too hard; however, there are better ways to do it. Read on for a few of the other, perhaps more imaginative ways of getting the Bride and Groom to smooch. Some of the ideas ... View Article
Posted by: Stephanie Silver on Wednesday, May 2, 2012
In the Persian Ceremony “Aghd” takes place is a specially decorated room with a “Sofreh-ye Aghd”. flowers and a beautiful and elaborately decorated spread on the floor. By Custom Aghd would normally take place at the bride’s Parents home. The Guests, who are to be witnesses to the marriage of the couple, initiates the wedding ceremony. After all the guest are seated the bride and the ... View Article