Your Song

Your Song is on The Knot’s list of the 50 best first dance songs. This was Elton John’s first big hit, and to this day, it is still considered one of his best. Sir Elton recorded it when his vocal chops were at their best, as you can hear below in this remastered recording: Elton’s…

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marriage reduces stress

Americans are stressed, according to the American Psychological Association. The good news is that marriage reduces stress by helping us cope better in tense situations. This is interesting stuff. Researchers in the Comparative Human Development department at the University of Chicago conducted a study on stress. Researchers tasked graduate students with playing a series of…

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box step

There are two types of people in the world: those with natural rhythm, and those without. Those without sometimes THINK they are God’s gift to the dance floor when they … are … NOT. They desperately need the box step. Actor Kevin James unwittingly displays the pitfalls of “free form” dancing in this hilarious scene…

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inappropriate wedding songs

This blog loves to write about special songs for your wedding day. There are so many of them out there! Today let’s look at some inappropriate wedding songs that aren’t really suitable for your wedding day. “Make You Feel My Love” Inappropriate wedding songs are typically defined by inappropriate lyrics or themes. For example, Bob…

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flawless wedding

A flawless wedding is your goal. You want your wedding dreams realized. It probably won’t happen, and yet it is so easy to achieve. Here are the types of snafus that are common at Fayetteville wedding receptions: • Vendors are disorganized • Timing is off • Your guests get impatient waiting for you to arrive…

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it had to be you

Nine decades have passed, and DJs are still playing “It Had to be You.” That’s because it is that good of a song. The Knot puts it at #21 in their list of best songs for a first dance. It’s such a good song that Michael Bublé and Barbra Streisand sang it as a duet…

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great wedding equalizer

When you think about your wedding celebration, your budget breaks down into three broad categories:  the LOOK & STYLE of your event vs. the EXPERIENCE of your event vs. the MEMORIES retained from your event.  DJ entertainment as provided by Five Star Entertainment is the great wedding equalizer for Fayetteville couples on a budget. We…

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wedding trivia

American mating rituals are endlessly fascinating. If you’re in the early stages of planning your Fayetteville wedding, you’ll get a big kick out of some wedding trivia. In fact, you’ll find this info helpful. Answers appear at the bottom of this blogpost. What is the most popular destination wedding location? • Las Vegas, Nevada •…

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wedding flowers controversy

Even the Wall Street Journal got involved in the wedding flowers controversy. A man wrote in to their advice columnist with this question: “I’m planning my wedding, and my fiancée and I disagree about one major topic—the flowers. All of the options we’ve seen are incredibly expensive, and I’m just not comfortable spending so much…

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mother/son wedding dance songs

Last week’s blogpost looked at some of the best father/daughter wedding dance songs.  This week, let’s consider some of the best mother/son wedding dance songs. A good place to start is Carole King’s “Child of Mine” from her iconic 1970s Tapestry album: The lyrics are tender because they come from a mother’s perspective: Child of…

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