September 24, 2018

There are various reasons why hiring an event planner is a smart move, but all in all they save you stress and money.  That is what’s special about event planners.  They work in YOUR favor to make YOUR event the best it can be.  Here are five reasons why event planners...

September 10, 2018

When it comes to setting tables there are two distinct ways: formal and informal.  Each is unique and used for specific events at certain locations.  We’ll start with informal.

Informal table settings often use fewer utensils and serving dishes.  However, the setti...

September 3, 2018

Planning a wedding is one thing, planning a destination wedding is another!  Destination weddings are exciting and romantic, but also take a bit more work.  No worries, My Joyful Event has a few tips to follow in order to plan a stress-free destination wedding that you...

August 26, 2018

Planning an event can be the most rewarding, but also a stressful experience.  There is so much to do with seemingly very little time to do it. However, there are simple steps that will help lead you towards a successful social event  Take a deep breathe and trust the...

August 2, 2018

What’s almost better than the wedding itself?  The reception!

This is a time of celebration for the Bride and Groom, and probably the only time all of their loved ones will ever be in the same room again.  

Each family carries on their own traditions, and many of them ma...

July 24, 2018

This week we would like to highlight on African-American wedding traditions.  Many of these traditions date back to when African-Americans could not legally marry during slavery.  Because of this, a very popular custom is for newlyweds to “jump over a broom”.  This sym...

July 15, 2018

All events are not the same, especially weddings.  When people think of weddings one may think: white dress & church.  Do people wear white and have their weddings in a church? Of course they do, but there is so much more that can happen.  Here at My Joyful Event we sp...

January 3, 2017

The Day of Coordination Package is a flat fee package for the bride who has planned her wedding but needs someone to coordinate on the day of the wedding. My Joyful Event wants to create an enjoyable and stress-free wedding day. Booking this service early is a “plus” a...

December 31, 2016

Couldn't let this year pass without wishing my social media friends/family/clients/partners and fellow bloggers a Very Merry Christmas!!! As we go into the new year, I want to express how much I appreciate the support and feedback I have been receiving. I love making v...

September 29, 2016

My Joyful Event Photography has been creating amazing wedding photographs lately, and we are very pleased!

We are proud to declare the type of photography we do, is not limited. We welcome ideas, projects, and even capturing images that may seem unusual to other photogr...