How to make the most of your time at a Bridal Show

No one ever wants to waste time, especially when planning a wedding.   A great resource readily available to newly engaged couples and their families are Bridal Shows.    Making the best use of your time while at bridal show can save you hours of time during the planning process.   Weddings, just the word makes us […]

Why hire a wedding planner?

Did you know roughly 33% of engagements happen between Thanksgiving and the New Year? Promptly followed by a flood of searching the internet for all things wedding.   Wedding planning, wedding flowers, wedding dresses and the list goes on and on.     Weddings are a big deal. And whether your wedding  is intimate  or huge, […]

Occasions By M&K Honored for Excellence in 10th Annual WeddingWire Couples’ Choice AwardsⓇ

Fredericksburg, Virginia – January 21, 2018 – Occasions By M&K ( today announced its recognition as a winner of the esteemed 2018 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice AwardⓇ for Wedding and Event Planning, Design, and Management in Fredericksburg, Va. WeddingWire Inc., the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and events industry, annually recognizes the top five […]

OMK Rewind: Christmas in July

With all of this humidity, we so often look back to chillier days, longing for the cool breezes of December. While we love winter’s sweater weather, we also can’t help but remember Occasions by M&K’s annual Christmas Party. From ugly sweaters to an ornament exchange, we loved getting together and enjoying the holiday season. Here’s […]

Perks of a Courthouse Wedding

Not interested in the fuss and stress involved in planning a wedding? Driving down to your local courthouse may be the venue for you. Check in with your courthouse and ask how long it takes to obtain marriage license. If you desire, invite your close family and friends to watch you tie the knot. A […]

Budget Breakdown: Who Pays for the Venue?

Budgeting for a wedding can be rather stressful, especially once you factor in asking relatives to pick up the bill. According to proper wedding etiquette, the bridal bill is split between both the bride and groom’s side; however, how do you determine who pays for what? According to Invitations by Dawn, the brides family is […]

An Intern’s Wedding Rewind: Timeline of the Chichester Wedding

On Memorial Day Weekend, we experienced our second wedding with Occasions by M&K! We knew a little of what to anticipate, but as each wedding is unique, we were still unsure what to expect. “While this was not the first wedding I worked with M&K, I was still a little nervous. Growing up, a girl […]