May 22, 2024

New Jersey Shore Couple Photo Shoot

The sun began its slow descent towards the horizon, casting a warm golden glow over the Asbury Park, beach in New Jersey. As I set up my camera and adjusted my settings, I couldn’t help but feel a rush of excitement at the prospect of capturing the love and connection […]
February 24, 2024

Is $100 Sufficient as a Wedding Gift in 2024?

Accepting a wedding invitation comes with certain considerations, whether you are a close friend, a family member, or an acquaintance. Given that weddings can be quite expensive, it’s a common practice to support the newlyweds with a gift to help them start their new life together. This gesture of goodwill […]
February 12, 2024

Do You Give Cash or Check As a Wedding Gift in 2024?

Contrary to popular belief, there are no absolute dos and don’ts regarding wedding presents. The key consideration is the gift’s practicality for the newlyweds. But what if your gift ends up being a duplicate? Fortunately, there’s a strategy to avoid such a scenario. We’ll explore the acceptability of gifting cash […]
January 27, 2024

How Much Does Elopement Photography Cost in 2024

The term ‘elopement wedding’ might conjure images of young couples secretly running away to get married, a concept more common in past decades. Today, however, an elopement wedding typically refers to a ceremony that is significantly smaller and more intimate than a traditional wedding, often organized with short notice. Despite […]
January 27, 2024

How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring in 2024?

Selecting an engagement ring is an unforgettable milestone in your life. This decision, like many others related to wedding planning, involves a blend of emotional and practical considerations. From my own experience in navigating this journey, I learned valuable lessons about what to do and what to avoid. So, you […]