The new reality is that most weddings will be downsized due to social distancing guidelines. The important thing to remember is that it’s not your fault, but you do have to figure out how to scale back your guest list.
The times may have shrunk the size of your wedding, but an intimate celebration can be more memorable, meaningful and safe. Compared to a bigger wedding, a smaller one will be less stressful because it reduces the worry about sickness and germs, said Samantha Sands, a bridal consultant at the White Flower Bridal Boutique in San Diego.
The pandemic shook up your wedding plans, but this milestone event still can be a celebration that wows your guests. Caterers and wedding planners are re-imagining the wedding format to make your day even more special.
Tricia Dever makes it her business to see that other people have fun. Literally. Dever is the owner of Always Eventful, a company that specializes in helping people plan some of the most important days of their lives, particularly weddings.
Christine Seemann was sitting outside with her sister in their lawn chairs when they got the phone call about their mother. A nurse from the nursing home where their 81-year-old mother, Jackie Spitale, had been living for the past three years said Jackie had spiked a fever again and they couldn’t get it down with medicine.
Days before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans to postpone or cancel gatherings of more than 50 people, Robyn Macy, 29, and her fiancé, Andrew, were already downsizing their March 21 wedding.