Astonishing Blog

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Brittany and Laurence met in August 2003 during their senior year of high school through their mutual friends. Not an item then, they knew each other “from a distance” and remained acquaintances throughout their twenties. As fate would have it, in late 2014—11 years later—Laurence and Brittany rekindled their friendship. This friendship, which they affectionately […]

Accountability Partners Turned Forever Partners: A Real Love Story & Real Wedding Inspiration

Weddings

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This whole COVID-19 pandemic is still up in the air, and the brides of 2020 are dealing with so much uncertainty. We’re not going to try to pretend that we have all of the answers to the unique and difficult scenarios, but Melissa Williams (CEO of B Astonished Events) did have a chance to check-in […]

Astonishing Q&A: Coping with Wedding Planning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wedding Day Tips

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The COVID-19 pandemic interrupted our normal way of life just as the window for brides shopping for their fall 2020 wedding gowns was beginning to close. Wedding planners typically encourage their brides to purchase a gown at least 8-9 months preceding their wedding date. This time-frame allows for production, unforeseen shipping delays, alterations, and shoe […]

Shopping For A Wedding Dress During The Pandemic

Weddings

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Let’s set the scene. You just got engaged and experienced one of the most exciting moments of your life. And almost immediately, you started researching all things wedding and wedding planning.  You’ve likely already stumbled across new terms, new dress styles you didn’t know existed, and who knew there were so many different wedding bouquet […]

Wedding Planner vs Venue Coordinator: Who’s Responsible for What and Which One Do You Need?

Wedding Day Tips

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It’s heartbreaking to come to terms with the fact that the wedding you’ve planned isn’t going to happen as you envisioned. The COVID-19 pandemic has derailed the wedding plans of thousands upon thousands of couples, but my clients—Warren and Lauren—decided that while they’d celebrate with friends and family later in the year, they were going […]

This Intimate COVID-19 Wedding Sparked a New Service that Allows Couples to Keep their Wedding Date

Weddings