Seasons greetings everyone! As always, I’m submitting to you my picks for the hot gifts to buy those you care about this year. Whether your buying for him, for her, or for the little ones, I’ve included something for you. We at Donnie Brown Weddings and Events wish you a very happy holiday season! ENJOY!!
As a part of the advisory board of Wedding Planner Magazine, Donnie often answers questions from other planners and wedding professionals about business. He is featured here in the current issue doing just that. Enjoy!
Kindness and Respect in Business
There are times when people, spending large amounts of money on a product or an event, will adopt an attitude of pushiness. Sometimes, this attitude will become more aggressive and degrade into disdain or cruelty. I have seen unacceptable meanness toward and manipulation of vendors. Everyone in the industry also has those clients who are a […]
We all know the value of a dollar and everyone likes to get more bang for their buck. As wedding planners, part of our job is to advise you on where you can reduce costs and maximize your dollar. And that’s what we’re going to do today… Here are some of the tips we tell […]
We all have those people we grew up with, went to school with and those we became adults with in college. Clearly we would love for them all to come to our weddings. What fun would it be to have them present to celebrate the beginning of our marriage. But, the truth is, we simply […]
The time is here! The year is ending and we’re wrapping up 2016 at our office. We have had a fantastic year, but we’re glad it is almost over! We cannot wait to see what 2017 has in store for us! Without further ado, here are my holiday gift buying suggestions for your loved ones […]
Often times we can get caught up in making sure our special day is perfect in our eyes and forget about our guests. We need to remember our guests because they do take the time out of their day to celebrate our once-in-a-lifetime moment with us. And, it can’t often be a complicated and expensive […]
This week’s blog is straight out of my book! It is about ten commonly overlooked wedding costs and helpful tips when creating your budget. If you have a wedding planner though, they can often remind you of these hidden costs so you’re not caught being surprised at the end. 1. Service charge and gratuity for catering […]
Donnie has been featured in the new issue of Wedding Planner Magazine. In this piece he focuses on the Information Age and social media and how it applies to planners of all age groups. It’s an interesting look at keeping up with the ever-changing technology of today. Donnie is on the advisory board of this […]
Wedding season is here! Have you seen my latest wedding trends editorial featured in the Brides of North Texas magazine? If you haven’t, check it out! Comment below and tell us what your favorite upcoming trend is for this season or which one you want to incorporate into your special day! My personal favorite is […]