Shopping for a venue that fits your budget

As a bride shops for that perfect venue to host her wedding, she’s brought into a room that is decorated for the next event.  She enters the room, and it’s so breathtaking that she signs the contract then and there.  But did the bride do her homework? There are many...

Where to place the cake

Here in Florida, outdoor weddings are growing more and more popular.   And why shouldn’t they…. we have access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the views and the sunsets are spectacular! However, many brides (and even caterers) fail to pay...

Shopping for best price

In these difficult economic times, planning a wedding can be very difficult. Bride’s have dreamed of this day for so long, but the cost of a wedding can be high if you’re not careful. Being a DJ myself, I often get calls from a bride and the first question is ‘how...

When to Contract a Bakery for Your Wedding Cake

The industry standard for a wedding cake purchase is clearly 3 to 6 months prior to your event.   It usually is one of the last items that is purchased, however several things should be considered effecting the availability of one of these professionals.  As a owner...

Relax and Enjoy

Some brides can be so nervous that they just don’t have fun on their happiest, special day. If you think you are prone to being somewhat nervous in stressful or unfamiliar situations, try some of these techniques to help keep yourself focused, on track and most of...

Beach Wedding Shoes

West Florida DJ has hosted hundreds of beach weddings.  What a beautiful backdrop for any celebration.  The sounds of the waves during a ceremony is priceless.  Everything is exactly as the bride and groom envisioned. But wait… the ladies are all wearing high...

Outdoor Weddings

You’ve always dreamed of a wedding in a garden or on the beach, and that’s exactly what you’re going to plan, no matter what! Once we have a vision of our wedding, there’s no way we’re going to change our minds.  We at West Florida DJ...

Guestbook and Picture Signing at the reception

There are two items in particular that this post applies to: your Guest Register, and some couples also have a large, matted picture frame that they want guests to sign. After your wedding day, the last thing you need is a wedding guest book, or picture frame that’s...

Location of the Gift Table

Through the years, I have noticed many gift tables (including the card box) are placed outside of the main reception room.   Maybe in the lobby where the cocktail hour is being held, or near the door right outside of the reception room.    We get so caught up in our...

Welcome Couples!

We are professional wedding disc jockey’s that have performed at thousands of weddings through the years.   We have performed at a lot of weddings that could have been perfect if only the bride and groom had some guidance.   In this blog, we will post some thoughts...