1. Three Things To Do After You Get Engaged

    Congratulations on your recent engagement! Whether you were completely taken by surprise or whether you practically crafted the entire proposal, we hope it was everything you dreamed it would be. The first few days after getting engaged are all about letting it sink in — doesn’t it sound weird t…Read More

  2. Wedding Budgeting Tips

    If you had to make a guess, what would you say the average cost of a wedding in the United States was in 2017? If you assumed the cost might be around $10,000, you’re not too far off — if we’re talking about weddings in the 1930’s. These days, the average wedding costs couples nearly $33,000…Read More

  3. To Open Bar Or Not To Open Bar? Wedding Drink Advice

    When it comes to the actual experience of your wedding for guests, the beverage situation is one of the most important. Depending on your style and the type of guests you’re inviting to your wedding, there are varying options for beverage service. Consider the advantages and disadvantages to these…Read More

  4. Choosing the Music for Your Wedding

    The music you choose for your wedding sets the tone, literally, for the entire party. When you think about it, you could split wedding planning into five separate parts: the date and wedding venue, the clothing, the pictures, the food, and the music. Unlike the smaller accents, these are the Big Fiv…Read More

  5. Tips for Planning the Wedding Reception Menu

    Planning a wedding can be fun, sometimes overwhelming, and certain tasks can be a challenge. One challenge that wedding planning brings is choosing what will be on the menu. The good and the bad news is that there are no set rules on this anymore. In the past, the standard seemed to be chicken or st…Read More

  6. Top Wedding Destinations in the World

    Have you been dreaming of your wedding day since you were a little girl? The big dress, the amazing wedding venue, the perfect groom, of course, the music, the decor, you’ve thought of everything to make the day special. But what would set your big day apart from the rest? A location that is out o…Read More

  7. Best Wedding Dress Style For Your Body Type

    It’s not long after couples get engaged when women head out to find that perfect dress. It can be exciting, frustrating, and emotional, and often all at the same time. Some women slip into the first dress they try on and they can stop their search, while others try on dress after dress and still c…Read More

  8. Decorating Ideas For Wedding Halls

    Once you have found the perfect wedding venue, nailed down the contract, and set a date, it’s time to start planning the decorations! Even though it can sound like a daunting task, start slowly, make a plan, and with the help of Alegria Gardens, you can create a theme and plan decorations around i…Read More

  9. Is a Wedding Photographer Worth the Cost?

    Wedding expenses can add up quickly, so you might want to choose a dress that isn’t an outrageous price, slim down the food options, or choose an affordable wedding venue, but one thing you don’t want to skip is the wedding photographer. It might be hard to put down few hundred dollars on a depo…Read More

  10. Romantic Songs to Walk Down the Aisle To

    The best part of the wedding, next to saying ‘I do’ of course, is the music! No modern bride would want to walk down the aisle to silence, right? And a wedding reception without some kind of music to keep the energy up would fall flat. But it could mean hours and hours of listening to snippets o…Read More