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The Evolution of the Wedding Reception

Cake and punch wedding receptions are a thing of the past. Today’s brides and grooms want their reception to pack a punch. Wedding guest entertainment is the name of the game. The Knot conducts an annual survey on the trends in the wedding industry. Their most recent survey revealed that 41% of couples include wedding…

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The Art of a Love Song

first dance songs

First dance songs are usually love songs. Love is the most powerful force on earth. It is the very lifeblood of a marriage, which is why a love song is such a good choice for your first dance. As a professional wedding DJ, I really appreciate the craftsmanship of good love songs. There are many…

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Thank-you note etiquette

thank-you note etiquette

Thank-you note etiquette never changes, even with our culture’s growing menu of communication options. In other words, you should send your thank-you notes on personal stationary or nice thank-you cards. Emails, Facebook messaging, texting, and phone calls don’t cut it.  Each note should be personal.  Fill-in the blank notes are worse than sending no note…

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Second marriage wedding etiquette

second marriage wedding etiquette

As times change, wedding etiquette evolves. We work with many couples of all ages and backgrounds, including those getting married a second time.  In fact, something like one of three weddings involve couples where at least one of you has been married before.  Because this is so common, let’s look at second marriage wedding etiquette…

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Keep a sense of humor when planning your wedding

stress free wedding planning

Typical weddings require over one-thousand decisions on your part. Wow! That’s a lot! The key to stress-free wedding planning is a sense of humor and a well-organized wedding plan. Stress free wedding planning begins with a good laugh! Watch the video above for some good laughs. Even more, watch it as a tutorial on how…

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“No mistakes in the Tango, Donna, not like life”

No limits entertainment

Welcome to the world of ‘no limits entertainment!’ This is a classic scene from “The Scent of a Woman.” Al Pacino’s character is blind. That doesn’t stop him from dazzling a young woman on the dance floor with a tango. She voices her concerns about making a mistake, which prompts Pacino to utter that famous…

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How not to buy a gift for your sweetheart

wife gift

Your future wife is your sweetheart for life. Keep that in mind as you read this blogpost that explores the challenge of the perfect wife gift. Men, you are entering an area of opportunity … and landmines! Beware, a false move can get you in the dog house faster than you can say “vacuum cleaner!”…

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Why you want a large guest list for your wedding celebration

wedding guest list

  Your wedding guest list should be big, no, make that huge! Your marriage may depend upon it! Let me explain. A couple of professors at Emory University conducted a study on weddings and marriage. One of their findings was pretty amazing. The more people you invite to your wedding, the more likely your marriage…

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Wedding guest list advice

wedding guest list advice

Who NOT to invite to your wedding, that is the question! Few issues cause more friction in the wedding planning process than the guest list. Here is some wedding guest list advice to simplify the process. Wedding guest list anguish takes many forms: —> Your budget is limited, so you can’t afford to invite everybody…

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What style of wedding photography is right for you?

wedding photography styles

Your wedding day presents rich photographic opportunities. The question is, of the four most popular wedding photography styles, which is right for you? Think of the delightful moments you’ll want recorded forever: your entrance and the wedding vows; the cake cutting and the first dance; and the entire celebratory fervor which DJ Delights helps to…

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Wedding prices

wedding prices

The video above poses the question, “why are weddings so darn expensive?” It suggests that wedding prices are just plain too high. But are they? This video is worth watching because it addresses an important question, something we deal with all the time: why can’t wedding vendors be more transparent in their pricing by listing…

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The agony and ecstasy of a destination wedding

destination wedding

Why in the world would anyone in their right mind want a destination wedding? Traditionalists bristle at such a notion. In fact, there is some serious agony and ecstasy associated with a destination wedding. This blog will fearlessly lay it on the line for you, our faithful readers: ECSTASY—> Simplicity You’ll spend less time planning…

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How to pack for your honeymoon

Men and women have totally different ways to pack for their honeymoon, as the humorous video above points out. Nonetheless, there are some rock solid honeymoon packing tips that apply to both genders. Honeymoon Packing Tips TIP #1: Be sure to label your luggage on the inside and out. Even more, make your bags standout…

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Why 2 out of 3 brides prefer a DJ to a band

DJ advantage

  The DJ advantage I’m like you:  I love music, and I love a good band. In fact, DJ Delights is friends with many top notch bands in the Maryland and Washington D.C. area.  Having said that, the Knot conducted a nationwide survey of some 18,000 brides and learned that 2 out 3 hired a…

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How to ruin a friendship

don't let a friend DJ your wedding

Do you value your friendships? Whatever you do, don’t let a friend DJ your wedding. It’s a recipe for disaster, unless he or she is an experienced professional with at least 50 weddings under their belt. As regular readers of this blog know, entertainment makes the event. It is the great equalizer for brides on…

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BEWARE celebrity wedding crashers!

celebrity wedding crashers

If you are planning your wedding, you may want to put security arrangements in place to keep out celebrity wedding crashers. They are everywhere! The list is shockingly long. These celebrities crave the spotlight. They lurk in the wings ready to leap into the spotlight and deflect attention on to themselves and away from the…

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Best all time wedding movies

best wedding movies

Wedding movies are so fun. They unite an audience because everyone has wedding experience, either as an attendee or a participant. So when various antics, disasters, and human foibles are projected on the big screen, well, it can be delightfully entertaining. DJ Delights gets a big kick out of wedding movies, because we’ve seen it…

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Why Photo Booth is perfect for weddings

Photo Booth wedding fun

There are two types of wedding receptions:  regular ones and Photo Booth ones.  Photo Booth wedding fun always transforms a reception from a regular affair into something very special. As a DJ company that specializes in wedding receptions, we marvel at the almost magical pull Photo Booth has on your guests.  They won’t stay away…

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Marriage is good for your health

Marriage is good for your health

We live to celebrate. No celebration is more special than a wedding.  DJ Delights knows, because we specialize in wedding entertainment. But did you also know marriage is good for your health? It’s true!  Another wonderful reason to celebrate weddings. Comedians who like to poke fun at their spouses love to make marriage the butt…

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Here’s a passionate spaghetti and meatball recipe for newlyweds!

passionate spaghetti and meatball recipe

Italians know how to love life, beginning with their spaghetti and meatballs.  This blog commends their panache for living, and goes even further with this philosophy:  great food enhances marriage.  So here’s a passionate spaghetti and meatball recipe for newlyweds which will enhance your marriage! Italian cuisine offers endless possibilities on the creative use of…

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How to tie a tie

how to tie a tie

It’s true: a lot of men can’t be bothered to dress up for weddings or funerals. I see guys in cargo shorts and Hawaiian shirts at weddings and even their Aunt Mabel’s funeral! What gives? Maybe it’s because they simply don’t know how to tie a tie! DJ Delights provides a simple tutorial on how…

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10 ugliest celebrity wedding dresses EVER!

celebrity wedding

  Would you like to have a celebrity wedding? Think twice about that. Just because celebrities have money doesn’t mean that they have any taste. As evidence, just watch the video above which showcases the 10 ugliest celebrity wedding dresses EVER! What a waste of money! The typical bride has to deal with reality, a…

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Photo Booth completes a party

Maryland and Washington DC photo booth

Maryland and Washington DC weddings attain legendary status with a Maryland and Washington DC Photo Booth. Here’s what I mean: legendary parties really come down to just two things, interaction and memories. DJ Delights offers the world class wedding DJs you’ve been hearing about who know all about audience interaction. Our DJs know how to…

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