Ringside with Marva: Capturing the Memories

Your wedding photos shouldn’t just be beautiful, they should tell the emotional story of your day…from the endearing and tearful moment with your father before he walks you down the aisle, to the great expectancy and joy of the private dance with your new husband....

Ringside with Marva: Finding Enjoyment in the Wedding Planning Process

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that planning a wedding can be a daunting task. There are so many decisions to make, venues to tour, color and theme choices to consider, who to invite or not invite, etc. The checklist goes on and on.  But did you know, planning...

Ringside with Marva: 4 Details You Shouldn’t Forget During the Planning Process

I’m sure you have heard the phrase, “The devil is in the details”. According to Wikipedia.com, this phrase is an idiom alluding to a catch or mysterious element hidden in the details. It indicates that something may seem simple, but in fact the details are complicated...

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...

Ringside with Marva: In Search of the Perfect Venue

Searching for the perfect wedding venue can be a daunting task, to say the least. With hundreds of sites to choose from in the Dallas-Fort Worth area alone, you may be wondering, where do I even begin? In the simplest terms, search for the features that are most...

Ringside with Marva: 2-22-22

Two. Twenty-two. Two thousand twenty-two. This unique palindrome date perhaps had couples rushing to the altar because of the number two.  And how thrilled parents who gave birth to twins that day must have been!  Well, imagine my excitement when I opened...

Ringside with Marva: Circle of Life

Pull up a chair and sit awhile. Through my blog posts, I hope you will find inspiration, encouragement, and a few helpful wedding planning tools you can use. Isn’t it funny how things circle back?  Fashions come and fashions go, but if you keep those bell...
Ringside with Marva: 2-22-22
Ringside with Marva: 2-22-22

Two. Twenty-two. Two thousand twenty-two. This unique palindrome date perhaps had couples rushing to the altar because of the number two.  And how thrilled parents who gave birth to twins that day must have been!  Well, imagine my excitement when I opened...