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Over the years, we have been so fortunate to have some of the sweetest clients who we are so thankful to still keep in touch with, some even after a couple years. It is so fun for us when we get to reconnect and hear about where their lives are now, some with children on the way, new pets, and...

While many brides opt to tie the knot during the summer months for many reasons (off-season rates, more vacation time, warmer weather and so on), those of us who are local to the Lowcountry know that a typical Charleston day in July or August can easily be pushing 100 degrees. Here are a couple ways to beat the heat and...

Since establishing in 2012, B. Gourmet Catering has grown into one of Charleston’s premier full service, boutique catering companies. What started as a one woman show headed by chef Brooke Bishop, has expanded into a company consisting of five full-time employees and over 40 part-time onsite event staff in just four, short years. The company recently expanded their catering shop...

For couples who opt for a full-seated, plated dinner as oppose to a partial seating, stationed dinner, escort cards are a must to assist guests in locating their seat for dinner. While some brides choose to stick with traditional escort cards with guest names and table numbers, many brides get creative and select an item or memoir for guests to...

Normally, we focus on wedding and event related things, but today we're shifting gears. After all, first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage. Our dear friend Sarah Murdoch of 428 Main Vintage Rentals has recently launched her own vintage-inspired baby clothing website, Pippa Little. Sarah became a mom in 2015 to Violet, who is...

We are so excited to introduce the newest addition to the A.Caldwell Events team, our new intern, Ariana! With a go-getter attitude, combined with her enthusiasm to learn, Ariana is already proving to be a strong addition to the team. I sat down with Ariana to learn a little bit more about her and where her passion for the Hospitality...

We find that most of our brides and grooms are wedding planning for the first time. Yes, they may have been a part of a sibling or friend's wedding planning, but they have not been through the whole process in the coveted bride and groom role. And, a lot of times they don't know what to expect at certain meetings. While...

It's true. Charleston is home to some of the most talented wedding vendors in the world. Photographers, especially. One of our newest photographer friends is Rachel Ashcraft of Rachel Red Photography. Rachel lives in Charleston and loves to shoot Charleston weddings but has also photographed weddings throughout the United States and the world! We sat down with her this week...

Primping Party - noun A wedding day party where the bride, bridesmaids, mother of the bride, and any other special ladies get ready for the wedding together. Typically involves hair and makeup services, lots of laughter, and maybe a few tears. Since the beginning of time, girls have created bonds with each other by getting ready together. Slumber parties, trips to the...

It is not all that uncommon that we have requests for weddings that fall on holidays. Some couples intentionally choose to have their weddings on a holiday (my parents got married on New Year's Eve because it is a family tradition), and for some people the holiday just happens to fall on the weekend they want to get married.  If your...