ToDo's for Weddings
Planning a wedding Post COVID
Because of so many restrictions, brides have continued to plan their wedding with reduced guest lists. This was adopted in response to COVID, but it can come with big benefits. This trend could be here to stay for two reasons: 1) a nicer menu and 2) a more intimate wedding ceremony.
How to fill out a Bridal License for ABC alcohol
If you are responsible for the alcohol license (and likely you ARE), this blog tells you how to fill out the application on our website. Congratulations, by the way!
How to POP the question
You should know that the PERFECT way to propose – is picture perfect. All girls love the man on his knee, in a private location, while she looks pretty – but before you pop the question, make sure that you know what women DON’T want to live through as the “engagement story.” She will have to tell and retell her story; make sure it is picture perfect. After all, we gals love to hear the story of the proposal – so make it romantic, memorable and not … ahem … embarrassing.
Crystal gets interviewed by Virginia Bride Magazine
Had a very fun interview with Virginia Bride Magazine! Remember that it can take up to 14 days get your license approved, so apply as soon as you have a date and a venue. We’ll be happy to help you with all your licensing needs and we’ll be happy to support you for your special day. Your wedding should contain the happiest memories of your life – don’t put off your ToDo’s! And please make sure that not only is it magical, but safe and legal, too. 800.785.0161
Do you need Event Insurance?
Here are a couple of ToDo’s that you didn’t know you needed to do, when you said “I Will Marry You!” Getting an alcohol license (we have discussed this one before). Get event insurance.
Planning a wedding during a pandemic
If you are planning an event in today’s world, we applaud you as being a glass-half-full person, like our team! As you plan the guest list, the wedding party and pick out the dress, you’ll not want to put off the one-day alcohol license called a “Banquet License.” This application is conveniently online and you can find it in the article, by clicking the photo.
How NOT to save money at your wedding
Let’s start with the what not to save money on – if you need an alcohol license, get one. That isn’t a place to cut corners. It is only a couple of hundred dollars, but it could quickly spoil your day, if you aren’t licensed. In Virginia, it is YOUR responsibility to be licensed in order for you and your guests to consume alcohol.
Planning a wedding in a pandemic
Read our blog about planning a wedding, during a pandemic, by clicking the photo, because your wedding day – the dream you have dreamed since your first crush in Kindergarten – is now coming to fruition. You’re getting married! You’re buying magazines, pouring over Pinterest and creating lists. You want the PERFECT day – in every way. And then….COVID-19.
Wedding Alcohol Etiquette
There are many ways to approach the alcohol at a wedding, while still staying within a strict budget. Here are a couple of ideas: You could serve only beer and wine You could only have a champagne toast You could skip the signature drink
Banquet License - alcohol
Banquet licenses are offered for a variety of situations in which alcoholic beverages may be served on a temporary basis, generally for nonprofit purposes. As you'll see from the blog, below, applying for a Banquet License isn’t as easy as filling out a form, paying for it, and walking away with your license! It is a process and we are here to help you wade through the red tape and details, for you! Don’t get lost in the red tape – that is what ABC Consulting is here for.
How to have a perfect wedding
Let’s get this out of the way, right now. Your wedding isn’t going to be perfect. It cannot be. And the fact that it won’t be perfect isn’t your fiancée’s fault, your new Mother-in-Law’s fault, the Wedding Planner’s fault – it just WILL NOT happen, perfectly. But, what this article will try to do is to control what you can (the plan), before, and what you can control during? Your attitude and the desire to look back – AFTER IT IS ALL OVER – with pleasure.
How to save money on your wedding reception
How can you save money on your wedding reception? Read our latest blog post. If you need a Banquet License (a 1-day alcohol license), there is a link in our blog to start the application, online. Our experts will double check it so it is submitted with the guarantee of being granted. We're on hand until you get your license! We want your wedding day to be a Happily-Ever-After day! #alcohol #weddings #weddingplanner #licensing
You can apply, online, for a 1-day alcohol license for an event, a wedding or a private party. We'll stick with you, until it is approved, checking your completion, proper documentation and for any errors that could hang it up in processing. We're your bridge. Trust us with your event's licensing!
June is Busting out all over
Make sure you don't get busted and thrown in jail! All kidding aside - make sure you get an one-day alcohol license for your wedding if necessary - if you are unsure - click on the photo and check our handy infographic!