Ringside with Marva: The Perfect Wedding Ceremony?

Does a flawless wedding ceremony exist? Probably not, but for big smiles and a happier outcome, you can and should definitely plan for one. In this blog post, I will explore essential tips and strategies that will empower you to design a ceremony that is not only...

Ringside with Marva: Love is in the Details

I was so proud of myself. Being careful not to allow the overlap to bunch up or the foam to poke through, I finally wrapped the, what is now, faded pink ribbon around the Styrofoam wreath, Next, I placed the chrysanthemums in the perfect position….a detail that could...

Ringside with Marva: Launchversary Vow Renewal

Launchversary (noun): the anniversary of the date that a launch event took place. Happy Launchversary, Marvalous Weddings, LLC! June 4, 2022! What an exciting day to reveal the long-awaited website, which featured my first blog post, Ringside with Marva: Circle of...

Ringside with Marva: Unique Wedding Venues

Searching for the perfect wedding venue can be a daunting task, whether you’re considering traditional or unique and unconventional options. While traditional wedding venues offer timeless elegance and familiarity, non-traditional venues provide a unique and...

Ringside with Marva: Saying ‘I Do’ on a Budget

Congratulations on taking the next step in your love story! As you dive into the whirlwind of wedding planning, it’s natural to feel a mix of excitement and nerves, especially when it comes to budgeting for your big day. Fear not, for I am here to provide you with...

Ringside with Marva: On-site Coordinator vs Day-of Coordinator

My venue has an on-site coordinator.  Do I really need to hire a day-of coordinator? While this is a personal choice and possibly determined by your budget, it is important to recognize they each have fundamentally different roles and priorities. Let’s explore 4...

4 Fundamental Principles – 2 Years Later

Planning a wedding is an exciting journey filled with love, joy, and the promise of forever. And if you’re seeking a Christian-based wedding management business that can understand your vision and bring it to life, you’ve come to the right place. Two. Twenty two. Two...

Ringside with Marva: A Collection of Expertise and Inspiration

In my very first blog post on July 6, 2022, I invited you to pull up a chair and sit awhile. Ringside, if you will. There, I made a commitment  to offer inspiration, encouragement, and a few helpful wedding planning tools you can use. As a point of...

Ringside with Marva: Active During A Quiet Season

This year was a quiet season…for a reason. With my daughter living out of state to pursue a Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice degree, life happened. An unexpected illness led me to extend a 4-week planned visit an additional 6 weeks. God knew where I needed to be....

Ringside with Marva: Giving Thanks

OMG!! I can already smell the sage and hear the sizzle of celery and onions sauteing in the skillet. I can’t think of a better way to usher in the thanksgiving season than with the baking of cornbread dressing, along with turkey and all the trimmings!! While every day...