Tuesday, December 15, 2009

A new dimension to wedding planning is born. January 12th, 2010. Wedding Group Therapy!

“Wedding Therapy” is a group therapy session led by Mary Dann-McNamee for brides and grooms, together or separate, to help them both physically and emotionally along the journey of wedding planning. These sessions will give insight in to what to expect at every stage of the wedding planning process. Wedding Therapy is a safe and confidential setting to share your feelings, thoughts, and fears throughout your journey; perfect for brides and grooms who would like to gain some information on everything from budget and timeline, to how to deal with their family. We all benefit when we share with each other in this safe, secure, and confidential environment. As a mediator for the group, I hope to help participants be more gracious, more accepting, and more joyful on their wedding day. I want to inspire them to be able to get through their disappointments with grace and wisdom. Group size is anywhere between 8 and 20 people. Price is $25 per person. Space is limited so please book early! Email us at m@marydann.com to reserve your spot today!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Award Won, MyVideoMyVoice Featured

We are so thrilled that John Goolsby’s video of our bride and groom (Freedman Wedding at The Resort at Pelican Hill) seeing their wedding video footage on same day through www.MyVideoMyVoice.com albums won the Orange County’s Association of Bridal Consultants Trendsetter Award for Same Day Edit and Video Book Distribution. Below is the link, which you can also find on my website, that won the award!


Much Gratitude,
Mary Dann-McNamee

Monday, December 7, 2009

The Party Goddess Posts About Wedding Wisdom!

I am so excited that Ji San You from The Party Goddess took the time to post about Wedding Wisdom on her blog! She is so sweet, and I have nothing but kind words to say about her! Check out her website and the blog post!

Also, don't forget to follow her on twitter! www.twitter.com/thepartygoddess

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Sean Azul Photography, Grace's 4th Birthday!

I want to give a HUGE thank you to one of my favorite photographers, Sean Azul. He’s so terrific! Sean so kindly took pictures of my daughter’s birthday party a couple weeks ago. The shots are beautiful, as you can see below, and it was so great to have him be a part of our family party. He always seems to be right there, never missing a beat, catching all the good shots! For that I am so grateful to him. Thanks again Sean for your continued support. It’s always a pleasure working with you.

Much Gratitude,

Mary Dann-McNamee

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Wonderful Weekend Wedding!

This past Saturday I had Mariam and Afshin’s (Persian) wedding at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach! It was absolutely stunning! Square Root (Alex) did an outstanding job with centerpieces, fabric treatment, brown suede lounge areas.. it felt like a night club… and the floral d├ęcor was out of this world!! I cannot wait to see the pictures and I will make sure to share them with you as soon as I get them. Barnet Photography will get them to me soon. I also loved the choreographed show/ first dance (w/ 6 sparkly dressed dancers). It was rocking! The others that made the wedding day outstanding are: Glenn at The Island Hotel, Layla and the Lotus Dance Company, 4th Dimension Entertainment, Fusion Chairs, Mi Media Productions(lighting), Ashley Video and Joe and Mirta from Barnet PhotographyHere is what Mariam texted me the next day: “Thank u for EVERYTHING we had a wonderful time and so did everyone else.U were amazing last night. I don’t know what I would have done w/o you…"

I hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving!!

Much Gratitude,