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Vow Renewal To Do’s: 12-24 Months in Advance

Planning your vow renewal

Planning Your Vow Renewal To Do’s 12-24 Months in Advance Planning your vow renewal is incredibly exciting, but there are lots of decisions to be made. It’s optimal to start planning 12-24 months in advance, especially if you are wanting specific, popular event locations for your ceremony and/or reception for a specific date. Popular event facilities can be booked solid ... Read More »

Vow Renewal To Do’s: 6-9 Months in Advance

Planning your vow renewal - reception and ceremony

Planning Your Vow Renewal – To Do’s 6-9 Months in Advance The days are flying by as you plan your vow renewal and it’s time to get moving on attire, invites, and food and beverage decisions. Here are the things you need to take care of at this point in your planning: Firm up plans for what the two of you want ... Read More »

Vow Renewal To Do’s: 3-6 Months in Advance

Planning your vow renewal - details and second honeymoon

Planning Your Vow Renewal – To Do’s 3-6 Months in Advance It’s time to get ready to share the news of your vow renewal plans with your guests, finalize your ceremony and reception decisions, and take care of the rest of your big priority items.  Make sure you have everything handled from the 12-24 month and 6-9 months tasks lists done ... Read More »

Vow Renewal To Do’s: 1-3 Months in Advance

Planning your vow renewal

Planning Your Vow Renewal – To Do’s 1-3 Months in Advance The big day is approaching fast!  As the excitement for the big day grows, you’ll want to be sure to stay on track with your to do’s.  Here is are the things that you need to be sure are taken care of at this point: Visit the reception site ... Read More »

Questions to Ask Before Reserving Ceremony and Reception Sites

Vow Renewal Ceremony Location

Think you’ve found the perfect ceremony and reception sites? Great!  Now it’s time to make sure.  Virtually every location has its own big list of rules about what you can’t do and what you must do. Use this handy list to make sure that you’re aware of any rules that might interfere with your perfect image of what your day ... Read More »

What Kind of Vow Renewal Celebration Do You Want?

Vow Renewal Celebration

A vow renewal is an important, symbolic event in your marriage, regardless of what has brought you to deciding that reaffirming your commitment to one another is what you want to do. Perhaps you're celebrating a milestone anniversary, have made it through a rough time together, or have been dreaming of having the wedding you always wanted. In addition, you've undoubtedly heard about celebrities' wedding vow renewals including those of Seal and Heidi Klum, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, Celine Dion and René Angelil, or Madonna and Guy Ritchie. While the extravagance that celebrities may certainly bring inspiration to your ideas, you may find that you prefer something entirely different that is uniquely yours. This brings us to one of the most wonderful things about a vow renewal, it's pretty much all up to you when it comes to style. The possibilities are nearly endless so sit back, close your eyes, and let your imagination run wild. Where does it take you? Read More »

Vow Renewal DOs and DONTs

Vow Renewal Ceremony Location

When it comes to vow renewals, there are not really a lot of rules. It’s about expressing your love for each other and your continued commitment to your marriage in a way that is uniquely you. However, there are five general dos and dont’s to keep you on the right track with common etiquette to get you started planning your ... Read More »

Throw an Anniversary Party to Remember with a Vow Renewal

Vow Renewal Style

Who says you can only celebrate your love for each other once? Wedding Vow Renewal Parties are the new anniversary party! They are the perfect way to reaffirm your love for each other in the company of your closest family and friends. Celebrities, like Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, Heidi Klum and Seal, and Fergie and Josh Duhamel, are amongst ... Read More »

Wedding Vow Renewals – Not Just for Silver and Gold Anniversaries


Thinking about renewing your wedding vows? What are you waiting for? Gone are the days where wedding vow renewals were reserved for those celebrating 25 and 50 years of marriage.  We live in a world today where 34% of marriages end in divorce and 33% of them end before 10 years, so we absolutely should be celebrating marriages that make ... Read More »

Keeping the Guest List Under Control

Keeping Your Vow Renewal Guest List Under Control

Your guest list can quickly become very large and break your budget if you try to invite everyone. Here are some easy and thoughtful ways to keep it under control: 1. Leave out work colleagues and clients. You’re not obligated to invite work colleagues and clients at all, so feel free to pass on everyone or draw some clear lines. ... Read More »