Pittsburgh Wedding Planning Articles

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My mother celebrated 57 years with some of her high school classmates. They have not stopped talking about how beautiful and professional the banquet hall was set up. The hostesses were spot on with excellent service. It was elegant, tasteful, beautiful!
- TAMMY J.
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It did not go well. We agreed to part ways as we were not happy with her lack of service and responsiveness to our concerns.
The owner is very quick to talk but follow thru was sporadic and
inconsistent. Often not responding to phone calls or emails. Meetings
that were scheduled would be cancelled last minute. There was always an
"occurance" in her life that need addressing and left us out in the
cold. Finally when the first official meeting at our house on June 1
was cancelled (our wedding was scheduled for Aug 31, 2014) she did not
show up and sent a delayed text message saying she would not be able to
make that appointment. We felt that any suggestions she had given us
verbally were not very useful and we ended up using our own vendors that
we found on our own. She was not a big help in sourcing vendors for a
garden wedding. Needless to say if she was this disorganized before the
wedding we did not feel comfortable using her on the day of. There are
always so many unknowns on the day of that could go wrong and we did
not want to have a wedding planner coordinating if she was not able to
coordinate before the event. We spoke with her about our
dissatisfaction and agreed it would be best if we parted ways. She had
promised to return our payment in full but by the end of
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was by the end of Aug and now she does not respond to emails nor phone
calls. I assume she is out of business or operating under a different
name. I would not leave such an irresponsible person in charge of a
wedding day.

- Susanne M.
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Great. Set up bar early. Very helpful. Very attractive rental. Two wonderful bar attendants. Very reasonable linen rentals.
- james W.
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They did an absolutely fantastic job. The food was excellent, the servers were pleasant and efficient, and
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and Sandy were great to work with throughout the months of planning. We had several last minute changes to the seating chart and meal orders and they were totally flexible. The reception ended late and the staff went above and beyond to get everything packed up for us including gifts, flowers, centerpieces, and cake. It was all staged at the back door so we could pull the cars around and load up. I would definitely recommend
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- Larry B.
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had developed a complete itinerary for all the vendors and the members of the wedding party; everyone knew where they needed to be, what they needed to be doing and when. When we arrived for the Quad Cities for the ceremony and reception, everything was completely covered and we could focus on enjoying our big day with no worries at all. If there were any problems behind the scenes, they were addressed without issue and we never heard about them.
- Jill D.
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, the owner, was great to work with and flexible when booking the party. He had a very interesting menu, provided a lot of vegetarian choices and worked with me to stay in budget.
Upon the first phone call from
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, who was the server at the picnic, I knew we were in excellent hands.
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called to say that she was early (half an hour) and told me which location we had been assigned at the park. When I arrived,
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clearly had everything under control. At the grill was
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, who couldn't be more pleasant, even though he stood for hours in front of a burning hot grill under the sun on a 90 degree day. The food, ribs, chicken, burgers, etc... were excellent, as were the side dishes and appetizers of dips and a caprese salad. Having hosted a lot of private parties, I was checking in with
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about doing different things, but
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was always 2 steps ahead of me. Everything went off without a hitch. The food was delicious and plentiful, and
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and
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were very professional and a great team. I would happily use this caterer again.
- Robert M.
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& Limitless was the perfect choice for our wedding. They did a beautiful job! The band has a fabulous diverse song list that offers something for everyone. And they were happy to customize the song list with my requests. The band was professional and they kept the party rocking. It was great to see so many guests enjoying the music. I would highly recommend this band to anyone planning an event. They truly made my wedding reception a hit! Check them out: http://www.kimberlyhalllimitlessmusic.com/
- Katrina C.
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The wedding itself was beautiful but not because of the planner but because of the couple and their families and friends.
I can only review what I actually saw...I think that is only fair...so I will not comment on many items I was told by the bride and groom but rather what I saw as a guest at the wedding.
I saw this woman standing around with a paper in her hand and she looked rather out of place. She was dressed as though she was going to the grocery store and had a grocery list. As I said, she looked out of place so I asked someone. I was shocked to learn she was the wedding planner.
I had talked to the bride and groom many times before the event and they told me that since they came from blended families they wanted to keep it
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and not have an actual wedding party or have everyone announced after the wedding. They just wanted the parents, the witnesses and of course the bride and groom announced. So when everyone in each family was announced, it was a bit uncomfortable and I was surprised they had changed their minds. Again I asked...why? Turns out they didn't change their minds. The wedding planner just ignored their
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I was also very surprised to see the planner and her staff (2 females that I only saw at dinner) sitting at a table next to us that had open seats because a couple of guests hadn't shown, and they were eating dinner as though they were guests. I have 4 children and been through 4 weddings and I have never seen a wedding planner sitting and having dinner as a wedding guest.
Many more important requests made by the bride and groom were ignored by this planner and in the end, the bride was brought to tears. It was so sad to see this beautiful young bride sobbing on her wedding day because the person her mother had paid to help make her dream day special ruined it for her.
I would never recommend this woman. She obviously has no experience in event planning or any skill sets needed for the job.
The venue has banned this woman from any event work at their facility. That speaks volumes.


- Jan B.
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Do not hire
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as your wedding coordinator, I paid for her deluxe “Utopia Package” and she nearly ruined my wedding. I never write negative reviews, I am easy going as stated by many of our vendors and the venue, etc... I got her because I was sick the year before the wedding. After contract was signed, she stated she did weekends and nights with her family and would prefer weekdays 9-5. We both work 5 days a week. I agreed to phone calls to help bend to her schedule, and even with this she still had trouble making calls and meetings. The month before the wedding I asked for her help in finalizing details with our vendors and our venue. She said I was demanding her appearance instead of asking her availability on a weekend. We were talked out of firing her because it was so close to the wedding. We told her she was rude & she stated that every bride gets emotional this close to the wedding and I just had pre wedding jitters. This made me feel like a crazy bride. She was very negative about my vibrant yellow and orange color (she only does traditional white and ivory) while our other vendors loved it. She offered to be at the makeup trial, but could only stay 10 minutes because of family conflict. On the 2nd trial we tried to coordinate with her schedule but she was unavailable again and we went without her. She emailed us that assisting with the makeup trials was above and beyond her contract and rudely state she was only offered because we had no friends or family In town. Afterwards we found out she was rude to my mother and my family at the wedding. She also failed on getting invitations in time, and showed up late for the actual wedding weekend, to the point that the hair, makeup, and photographer vendors complained. She gave us the wrong count for staffing with her own company (for tips), screwed up the lighting of the cake and the ice sculpture, and didn’t make sure our guests got their table numbers, and lost one of my favorite pair of shoes.
- Doug R.
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I called YES and asked to speak to a manager or supervisor and was told he/she was unavailable and that I could leave a message. Of course I left a message and I thought "Oh no, here is the run-around". I was wrong. I received a prompt call back from a woman who identified herself as "
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, one of the owners".
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apologized for not getting back to me sooner and listened as I explained my concerns and asked for what I hoped would be an agreeable solution. She said she would need to talk to her employees and that she would get back to me ASAP. One day passed and on the second day
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called to tell me what she had learned on her end.
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was the consumate professional and I could not have asked for better outcome. I found her to be professional, more than fair and willing to seek a solution to maintain a good customer relationship. I cannot rate any other aspects of this company, but I give
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an A+.


- Nancy L.
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A Grand Affair Catering

902 Brackenridge Avenue
Brackenridge, PA

A SOLID GOLD SOUND

300 MT LEBANON BLVD
Pittsburgh, PA

Aaron McGregor Photography

10770 Airview Drive
Irwin, PA

ABetterU Personal Training

Lincoln Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA

ADS LIGHTING & STAGING

424 Locust St
Mckees Rocks, PA

ALL IN GOOD TASTE PRODUCTIONS

1520 MONTEREY ST
Pittsburgh, PA

AMBASSADOR TENT RENTAL

6258 TUSCARAWAS RD
Industry, PA

Ambassador Tent Rental

412 Midland Ave
Midland, PA

Amen Concierge Service,LLC

1485 Loretta Dr
Pittsburgh, PA

Amy's Affairs

PO Box 3
Renfrew, PA

Avant Garde Events

1240 Snee Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

B & B BANQUET HALL

BRADYS RUN RD
Beaver, PA

BEVERLY HILLS LIMOUSINE

643 ALLEGHENY AVE
Oakmont, PA

Beyond the Lens Photography

310 Market St
Freeport, PA

BIG DAY ENTERTAINMENT

2549 PENN AVENUE
Pittsburgh, PA

Bill Graner and The Dance Studio

3312 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA

Billy C. Productions

6415 Stanton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

BRADLEY HOUSE

4800 Kennywood Blvd
West Mifflin, PA

CALLIGRAPHY BY LAURA

Greensburg, PA

CANDY'S CATERING

322 HOLT RD
Aliquippa, PA

CARDS GIFT 'N MORE

3806 ONEIL BLVD
Mckeesport, PA

Caristia: Corporate and Social Event Planning

954 Paul Street
Greensburg, PA

CAROL'S CAKES

3403 BRODHEAD RD
Aliquippa, PA

Carrie Anns Bridal

210 Green St
Houston, PA

CAVANAUGH'S WEDDING PLANNER

1120 MCLAUGHLIN RUN RD
Bridgeville, PA

CHAIR COVERS & LINENS INC

3208 Lebanon Church Rd.
West Mifflin, PA

Chef for a Day Catering & Personal Chef Services

1105 3rd Avenue Suite 3
New Brighton, PA

CLARKE HOUSE BANQUET HALL INC

2085 PARK AVE
Washington, PA

Colormyweddinginc.com

Jacksonville, FL

CORTESE FLOWERS GALORE

2827 LEECHBURG RD
New Kensington, PA

COUNTRY PIE SHOPPE

819 SCOTTDALE RD
Mount Pleasant, PA

COUSINS FLORAL SHOPPE

1518 Cross St
Monessen, PA

Creations By Carlini

39 Fairhaven Rd
Mc Kees Rocks, PA

CREATIVE CAKES & MORE

5510 GLASS RD
Pittsburgh, PA

CREATIVE DESIGNS & EXPRESSIONS

208 CLEVELAND ST
Elco, PA

CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY

1110 MAIN ST
Bentleyville, PA

D.C. SOUND Professional DJ Service

P.O. Box 17103
Pittsburgh, PA

DAVID GOLINSKI PHOTOGRAPHY

15 1ST ST
Carnegie, PA

DELUXE LIMOUSINE

2454 MILL ST
Aliquippa, PA

Destiny Hill Farm LLC

1069 South Main St
Washington, PA

DIVINE CELEBRATIONS

Pittsburgh, PA

DJ J. Loops

2070 Woodward Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

DJ Melody's Mobile DJ Service

110 Bentley Drive
Pittburgh, PA

DjRomano

520 W. Melrose
Chicago, IL

DOUBLE TULIP

6219 SALTSBURG RD
Pittsburgh, PA

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Ste Pittsburgh

1 Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA

Elite Street Productions

Mount Pleasant, PA

Events Made Easier

1500 Ashbury Ln
Pittsburgh, PA

Exceptional Essentials Plus Linen Rentals

1245 Havelock Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

FIFI'S BRIDE & FORMAL

2609 MILL ST
Aliquippa, PA

FLORAL MAGIC

7227 Steubenville Pike
Oakdale, PA

FLOWERSHOW STUDIO

301 GRANT ST
Pittsburgh, PA

Flutter FETTI Confetti

9219 133rd Ave.
Largo, FL

FRENCHY'S BALLOONS

332 5TH AVE
Pittsburgh, PA

FROZEN IN TIME INC

505 E OHIO ST
Pittsburgh, PA

G & G STUDIO CREATIONS

122 Irvine Street
Mars, PA

GALLMAN'S FLORAL SHOP

1412 OAKDENE ST
Pittsburgh, PA

Greiner's Crafts LLC

40 Colony Sq Apt G
Pittsburgh, PA

HATFIELD'S FLOWER & GIFT SHOP

398 PERRY HWY
Pittsburgh, PA

HESS' FLORAL SHOP

2548 BROWNSVILLE RD
Pittsburgh, PA

HILL'S STUDIO

339 FREEPORT RD
Pittsburgh, PA

Holliday Productions

108 Santa Fe Dr.
Bethel Park, PA

Hungry for Time

Pittsburgh, PA

Hungry for Time

Pittsburgh, PA

Hungry for Time

Pittsburgh, PA

In Your Element Events

P.O. Box 96063
Pittsburgh, PA

IVY GREEN FLORAL SHOPPE

143 1/2 S MAIN ST
Washington, PA

J R Productions

1304 Evergreen Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

JADEN'S CATERING

4727 WILLIAM PENN HWY
Monroeville, PA

JENNY LEE BAKERY

430 MARKET ST
Pittsburgh, PA

JPC Event Group

414 Old Route 19
New Castle, PA

Kaleidoscope Floral Studio

401 Brunner Dr
Monroeville, PA

Ketcham Photography

976 Illinois Ave
Pittsburgh, PA

KNOT

3517 FOREST RD
Bethel Park, PA

KRIBELS BAKERY

28 OLD CLAIRTON RD
Pittsburgh, PA

LA Events & DJ Service

Pittsburgh, PA

Lance Aaron/ Professional Online Portrait Artist

208 Nancy Lou Drive
Missoula, MT

LESLIE PARK FLORAL

4607 BUTLER ST
Pittsburgh, PA

LMM Calligraphy

Pittsburgh, PA

Lueann Cruises & More

P. O. Box 13660
New Berlin, WI

MACYS WEDDING GIFT REGISTRY

400 MONROEVILLE MALL
Monroeville, PA

Makeup By Jae Lee

701 Pennsbury Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA

MARA'S EVENTS & MORE

1844 UNION AVE
Natrona Heights, PA

MC MASTER FLOWER SHOP

545 BEAVER ST
Sewickley, PA

MEANINGFUL MARRIAGES

20 RIDGE RD
Pittsburgh, PA

METRO CATERING SVC

1610 TYLER ST
Aliquippa, PA

MK Events

Glenshaw, PA

MOORE'S FLORIST

148 MAIN ST
Claysville, PA

Moxie Photo Booth

PO Box 112
Southwest, PA

My Wedding Reception Ideas.com

618 Hettle Road
Willard, OH

Natalie's Bridal Consultant & Party Planner

209 N Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA

Natalie's Invitations

41 Terminal Way
Pittsburgh, PA

O' WHAT A NITE LIMOUSINE SVC

1621 SAW MILL RUN BLVD
Pittsburgh, PA

ORCHIDS

317 S MAIN ST
Greensburg, PA

PALEK PHOTOGRAPHY

415 SAINT CLAIR ST
Latrobe, PA

PAPIER

346 BEAVER ST
Sewickley, PA

PERFECT DAY PLANNING

167 UNIONVILLE RD
Butler, PA

PERFECT WEDDING GUIDE

4017 WASHINGTON RD
Canonsburg, PA

Photography By O'Neil

281 Kane Road (mailing address only)
Pittsburgh, Pa

Pittsburgh wedding planning

2764 Ravenwood Drive Suite 136
Bridgeville, PA

POST AVENUE CATERING

PO BOX 235
United, PA

REMO'S CATERING

2151 BABCOCK BLVD
Pittsburgh, PA

ROSARIOS BANQUET CTR

401 WASHINGTON AVE
Carnegie, PA

Roxanne's Take-Out & Catering

4124 Main St
Pittsburgh, PA

Royally Wed Events

4220 Shields St
Pittsburgh, PA

SCOTT BIERER PHOTOGRAPHY

1230 PENN AVE
New Brighton, PA

SHELLY'S MUSICAL MEMORIES

PO BOX 242
Murrysville, PA

SIGNATURE DESSERTS

3360 LIBRARY RD
Pittsburgh, PA

Smokin' Entertainment

9306 Doral Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

SOUTH BALDWIN SOCIAL CLUB

5311 MCANULTY RD
Pittsburgh, PA

Storybook Events

539 W 38th St
Norfolk, VA

SUBURBAN DRY CLEANERS

1580 MCLAUGHLIN RUN RD
Pittsburgh, PA

Teresas Speciality Sewing

2542 Raymond Ave
Latrobe, Pa

The Spa and Salon at Southpointe

1001 Corporate Dr
Canonsburg, PA

TRAPUZZANOS TUXEDOS

PO Box 1139
Washington, PA

TRAVERSARI PHOTOGRAPHY

1121 MCKEAN AVE
Charleroi, PA

TRENDS TO TRADITIONS

Cranberry Township, PA

VIDEO MEMORIES-BARSOTTINI

315 NORWOOD DR
Beaver Falls, PA

Vivid Photography

202 Clay Avenue
Jeannette, PA

Washington county Builders Association

30 East Beau St Ste 321
Washington, pa

Wedding Wishes

25 Hamilton St
Washington, PA

WEDDINGS WITHOUT WORRIES

2603 Fountain Hills Dr
Wexford, PA

Wines Steins & Cocktails, Ltd.

614 Academy Street
Youngwood, PA

Yvonnejalina Floral

742 Allegheny River
Verona, PA

ZANARINI'S POSEY SHOPPE INC

408 CLAY AVE
Jeannette, PA

Zest Wishes

2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA

ZIGGY'S TUX SHOP & MENS WEAR

3136 BRODHEAD RD
Aliquippa, PA
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