June 21, 2017

Cutting the Cake at Your Reception

The wedding cake has long been a symbolic detail—the tradition of breaking the cake over the bride’s head dates back to the Ancient Romans. Customs evolve with […]
June 9, 2017

Cutting Your Wedding Guest List

Your guest list determines so many other details, and the more guests you add to your list, the more everything costs. Making sure your head count includes everyone […]
May 29, 2017

Planning Your Engagement Party

The purpose of an engagement party, usually scheduled no later than three months after the big announcement, can be threefold: to share the news of your imminent […]
May 18, 2017

What You Need To Know About Having Bridesmen and Groomswomen

Most traditions are no longer a must when planning your wedding, and that certainly applies to who makes the cut in your wedding party. Gone are […]
May 10, 2017

How To Take An Awesome Ring Selfie

If you just got engaged, chances are you’ll be sharing the great news through an Instagram engagement ring selfie. While you may not be into mirror selfies, post-workout […]
April 27, 2017

Unique (Non-Alcoholic) Bar Ideas For Your Wedding

Wedding receptions don’t have to serve alcohol by default, and many couples decide to make their weddings either completely alcohol-free or with fun non-alcoholic offerings for […]
April 12, 2017

Social Media Guidelines For Your Wedding Day

Social media has taken the wedding world by storm. Wedding vendors are now reaching out to potential clients through mediums such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest while […]
March 27, 2017

Hot Wedding Trend – Signature Cocktail

One of the hottest new trends right now in the wedding scene is creating your own ‘Signature Wedding Cocktail’ for guests to enjoy! You can consider […]
March 7, 2017

Our Favorite First Dance Wedding Songs

Your first dance as bride and groom is so important! It sets the tone for your marriage and all eyes are on your as your twirl […]
February 27, 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton Campbell – Pruneyard Plaza

There are SO many details that go into planning your wedding and we understand that only the very best will do! From finding the perfect wedding […]
February 22, 2017
Wedding Guest List Etiquette

Wedding Guest List Etiquette

Weddings are so fun to attend, but planning one can be exhausting, especially when you are trying to create your guest list. Here are some of […]
January 24, 2017
Tuxedo Wearhouse

Tuxedo Wearhouse

Tuxedo Wearhouse was founded more than 40 years ago. The first San Francisco Bay Area location opened at the Great Mall, Milpitas in 1995. They are a locally owned company and have very strong ties to the community. Unsure where to start when it comes to purchasing your tux? Don’t worry! Tuxedo Wearhouse has experts in men’s formal clothing and suits, and they follow all of the latest trends to make sure you are in style.
January 9, 2017
5 Things No One Tells You About Your Wedding Day

5 Things No One Tells You About Your Wedding Day

There is SO much planning that goes into your big day. From booking vendors to seating arrangements to even color schemes, you have a vision and a plan as to how your wedding day will go. But, there are a few things that people may not warn you about that day - See more at: https://www.trudysbrides.com/uncategorized/5-things-no-one-tells-wedding-day/#sthash.reI5ciz6.dpuf
January 2, 2017
Enchanting Gardens of Almaden

The Enchanting Gardens of Almaden

Finding a wedding venue that is both beautiful AND flexible enough to meet all of your needs is perhaps the most stressful part of planning a wedding. You might love the view at one site, but not the $140-a-plate mandatory caterer. The food at another venue is spectacular, but not so much the box-like reception hall with its dated purple carpet and red velvet table linens. So often, you are faced with a long list of all-or-nothing packages.
December 16, 2016
Grooms Wedding Day Checklist

Groom Wedding Day Checklist

As your wedding day arrives, you will be feeling A TON of different emotions. With so much going on around you, it can be easy to overlook the small, last minute details. Before you make your way to the alter, here are a few things to check off the list!
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