wedding tips

Please Stop Playing that iPhone Game and Help Me: How to Get Your Groom Involved in Wedding Planning


While I enjoyed picking out every detail of my Las Vegas wedding’s floral arrangements, my groom didn’t share my enthusiasm. Here are a few tips to get your groom involved in wedding planning with opportunities that will use his skills, help you out, and let him enjoy the wedding planning process too. Read more…

More Than You Can Chew: Wedding Cake Cutting Tips


While cake cutting is one of the less stressful moments for some brides, for other girls it can become quite the task. At my Las Vegas wedding in June, I certainly underestimated my cake. My husband, Anthony, and I had rehearsed so many moments of the big day, from walking down the aisle to our first dance. Unfortunately, we forgot about the cake cutting. Soon, we found ourselves surrounded by dozens of guests at the cake table. And in that moment, as we stared uncertainly at the bottom layer of a tower of whipped cream, we realized that slicing a couple of cake pieces was quickly becoming a show-stopper…. Here are a few tips to make sure your wedding cake cutting goes smoothly. Read more…

Money Saving Tips for your Reception


The Bridal Spectacular team enjoyed lunch with at Canyon Gate yesterday and talked about various ways a bride can save money on the cost of her reception. Canyon Gate’s suggestions: Consider different ways of saving on your bar costs. You can consider a cash bar instead of an open bar. You can also cut costs by serving […] Read more…