The Majestic Oaks: A Venue Highlight

The Majestic Oaks: A Venue Highlight A Brand New Wedding Venue With A Musical History I would like to share with you one of the newest wedding and private event venues in Northwest Florida: The Majestic Oaks. It might seem weird that I’m writing a blog about a venue I’ve never been booked for an…

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Your Weekly COVID-19 Update: March 28

Your Weekly COVID-19 Update: March 28 Last week, I wrote my COVID-19 Letter. I figure, why not just make this a series?! Even as we are limited to things we can do, we are still being inundated with change. So, let’s talk about change today. I want to start this by saying that change, like…

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Film Photography For Your Wedding

Film Photography For Your Wedding The Reasons Why With Holly Ferris This week I sat down with Holly Ferris to discuss with her why couples should consider incorporating film photography for their wedding I distinctly remember the excitement back when disposable cameras first arrived on the scene. Before then, you needed to have a camera…

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COVID-19: A Letter From DJ Josh

COVID-19: A Letter From DJ Josh What a difference a week makes… Last week: We had all heard of Coronavirus, laughed it off as “the flu”. It didn’t register as anything to worry about because every generation currently alive hadn’t, up until now, experienced something so pervasive and widespread. Spring breakers were still pouring into…

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Do You Need a Wedding Videographer?

Do You Need a Wedding Videographer? Q&A w/Cali Hlavac

Do You Need A Wedding Videographer? Q&A w/Cali Hlavac In this blog, I make the jump from spreadsheets to talking about adding a wedding videographer to your wedding event team. For that to make sense, you need to know a little more about me. I kind of make these weird mental connections with things. Anyone who…

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The BEST 30A Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Spots

The BEST 30A Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Spots I’m sure you’ve selected your venue but you do not want to forget about your 30A wedding rehearsal dinner. Picking the venue for your wedding rehearsal dinner is almost as important! As with anything wedding related, the choice locations don’t stay available for long. BUT! I have you…

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30A Wedding Advice from DJ Josh

A Groom’s Guide To Groomsmen

A Groom’s Guide To Groomsmen Everything You Need To Know To Assemble Your Squad When writing A Groom’s Guide To Groomsmen, it made me think about what it felt like when I was a groom. It reminded me more specifically of how I felt when I had just recently proposed to my wife, Rhoda. I…

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Q&A with Doria Grace: 30A Wedding Hair & Makeup Artist

30A Wedding Hair and Makeup: Q&A With Doria Grace

30A Wedding Hair & Makeup: Q&A With Doria Grace I realize, as a wedding DJ, I am not an expert on 30A wedding hair and makeup. Fortunately, I had the privilege to chat with my friend, Doria Grace. She’s an editorially published Hair and Makeup Artist and master stylist and salon owner of Doria Grace…

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Top Hats & Tails - A Cause For Clause

Top Hats & Tails: An Okaloosa Island Charity Event

Top Hats & Tails: An Okaloosa Island Charity Event After the event Adventures in Wonderland, it was all semi-formal attire and gears for this steampunk-themed Okaloosa Island Charity Event in support of Save Our Cats & Kittens‘ 2nd Annual Top Hats & Tails: A Cause for Claws. The location was again at The Island, by Hotel RL.…

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Santa Rosa Beach Event

A Santa Rosa Beach Event To Remember: Adventures in Wonderland

A Santa Rosa Beach Event To Remember: Adventures in Wonderland I get to witness Father-Daughter Dances on a regular basis as a typical formal dance for most 30A weddings. This Daddy-Daughter Dance, a Santa Rosa Beach event called Adventures in Wonderland on February 7, 2020, hosted by Good News Kids, was a little different than what…

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Alternatives to Wedding Cake

11 Wedding Cake Alternatives

Now, before you start yelling at me for suggesting wedding cake alternatives, don’t get me wrong. I LOVE cake. We had a wedding cake AND a groom’s cake for our wedding. I’m not going so far to say that you HAVE to get …

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You Need a Wedding Coordinator

Yes. You NEED a Wedding Coordinator.

I wrote briefly about how having a wedding coordinator as part of your event team as essential to wedding planning success in Part 2 of The Essential Eight. Some of you may be nodding your heads in agreement. However …

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The COMPLETE Guide to picking your wedding soundtrack

Choosing Your Wedding Music

Choosing Your Wedding Music Being a DJ, music is one of my favorite parts of the wedding. It is the one thing that makes the atmosphere personal to the bride and groom. It also sets the tone for how the guests will feel, and to an extent behave, throughout the reception. The cool thing about…

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