Attending a Beach Wedding

Have you just opened up an invitation to learn that you’ are invited to a beach ceremony?  If you don’t live someplace tropical, it may also leave you scratching your head wondering what to wear to a beach wedding? There are a few ground rules you should follow in order to look great, remain comfortable, yet […]

Wedding on a ‘tight budget’…

Nearly anywhere in the country, Saturday night is the most popular day of the week for wedding receptions.   Additionally, the most popular months of the year for weddings are April, May, October, and November (at least here in mid-west Florida, including Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, Englewood, Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Lido Key, Anna Maria Island, Lakewood Ranch, […]

Holidays and Music

Happy Holidays!   As we are in full swing of the season, we’ve noticed that wherever Holiday music plays, it seems to be the same 20-30 songs.   These songs are fantastic!   But there are so many incredible Holiday tunes out there. West Florida DJ is very proud of our Christmas collection, featuring artists […]

Select a “Gopher”

There’s so much to do on the day of your wedding, much of which is last minute and unplanned.  To handle these things, assign a “Wedding Gopher”.   This person can be a friend or family member not in the immediate family (and who will not be in most of the photographs). One of the […]

Dance at your wedding!

The ceremony was beautiful, we had fun having our pictures taken with the photographer, dinner was delicious and our first dance was memorable. But after that…. nobody danced. At any wedding celebration, you definitely want an experienced DJ.. one that carries a wide variety of music so there’s something for everybody. A good DJ can […]

Selecting Music

Many couples have a vision of the type of music that they want to hear on their wedding day.   But should they select all of the music for the evening? Brides and grooms are inviting friends and families of all ages and musical tastes. When planning your day, it’s important to talk to your […]

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 attention to one important detail… where to place the cake.   While they […]

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 much do you cost’. […]

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 of a cake specialty bakery, I have noted some considerations that Brides and Grooms should think of. Is it […]

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 all, able to look back and say, “Wow, […]