Author archives: Mackenzie Williams

From Brides, For Brides Part IV

From Brides, For Brides Part IV
It's that time again!  We are so excited to be welcoming two more of our past brides to our blog to share their wedding planning experiences with all of our lovely readers!  From budget concerns to their biggest stressors, we hope this bridal advice can help get you going in the right direction.  And don't forget to give us a call if you want to see how the A Southern[...]

For Brides, From Brides – Part III

For Brides, From Brides - Part III
We're back once again with more wedding advice from our AWESOME past-bride clients!  Help us give the warmest welcome to Erin and Sophia as they share their best wedding planning tips from the perspective of a bride! Erin and Tommy - June 2015 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards (VA) 1) What aspect/moment of your wedding did you love the most? During our f[...]

For Brides, From Brides – Part II

For Brides, From Brides - Part II
We're back with more excellent bridal advice from the experts who have been in your shoes!  We're asked our past clients for their perspectives on the wedding planning process-- everything from their favorite moments to what they might have done differently!  Today we're sharing great tips from two more brides we are so grateful to have worked with over the last few y[...]

Internship Experience

Internship Experience
We've mentioned time and time again how much everyone here at A Southern Soiree believes in the internship process.  Not only are internships a great way to gain experience and learn skills, but this time is imperative for making connections, setting goals, and building the confidence that is necessary to grow into a professional, contributing member of any industry. [...]

For Brides, From Brides

For Brides, From Brides
So you're a new bride-to-be?  Congratulations!  We're so excited for you, and we know you're looking for advice and ideas.  How many times have you looked online as a new bride-to-be and felt overwhelmed with the search results?  There are so many blogs and vendors and Pinterest boards and even friends that claim they can solve all of your bridal world problems that s[...]

Morgan & Thompson’s Wedding

Morgan & Thompson's Wedding
Morgan and Tomp were married Memorial Day weekend in Washington, NC --  affectionately known as "little" Washington to those in our home state.  We are thrilled to be sharing their wedding story and photos by Michelle Gunton Photography! The girls started off the day embracing the small-town culture by getting ready at The Pamilco House Bed & Breakfast while th[...]

Burying the Bourbon

Burying the Bourbon
Happy National Bourbon Day! Okay you caught us, technically this holiday was yesterday June 14th, but we figured our readers were too busy celebrating to find their way over to our blog! ;) This unique holiday gives us the perfect opportunity to share a tradition we have here in the south that involves bourbon on the wedding day! Many of you may have heard about “b[...]

Meet the Interns!

Meet the Interns!
Here at A Southern Soiree we are big believers in the internship process!  Every year we select a summer intern for our business and this year we met SO MANY incredible candidates that we couldn’t just choose one! We are thrilled to introduce Allie and Amanda, our two fabulous summer interns for 2015! Allie is a rising Senior at North Carolina State University.  Sh[...]

Top 10 Items Brides Forget

Top 10 Items Brides Forget
The countless months, hours, sweat, and tears that you put into your wedding are all part of the natural course that every bride takes while planning her wedding.  One day you will reach a point where all of your vendors have been chosen and your last item on the never-ending “to-do” list has been checked off – or so you thought.  More often than not, brides can get s[...]

Traditional vs. Trendy

Traditional vs. Trendy
Do you ever find yourself looking at bridal magazines or blogs and wondering…Did someone really wear that? Or, is that really the theme for their wedding? Trust me, we have seen and heard our fair share of ideas that are truly “out there.” But where do you draw the line? A lot of brides feel conflicted between choosing a wedding detail that is timeless or traditional,[...]