About Cassie Crudo

Hi! I’m Cassie. I’m the owner and lead planner at Bride’s Best Friend. I’ve been working in the wedding and events industry for over 10 years. I established Bride’s Best Friend in early 2010 and went full time in 2017 and never looked back. I have planned or coordinated over 100 weddings and have learned something at each and every one of them.

Ideas We Love

1. Write a love letter to each other One of my favorite moments to hear about (because I wouldn't dare interrupt) is the love letter exchange. Both the bride and the groom write and seal letters to each other to be opened just before you walk down the aisle. The amount of emotion and expression [...]

By |2018-09-23T20:08:06+00:00October 29th, 2014|Ideas, Tips & Tricks, Wedding|0 Comments

Why get a wedding coordinator?

You'd be surprised by how often I hear this question. "Why should I hire a coordinator, can't my maid of honor manage everything?" You can fill in the maid of honor with mother, aunt, sister, cousin, or some other family member or friend. Before the wedding All the Details Wedding coordinators do a [...]

By |2018-09-23T20:15:54+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Coordination, Q/A, Wedding|0 Comments

What’s the difference between a full-service coordinator and a day-of coordinator?

Answer: There are typically several packages offered by Austin wedding coordinators and they range from full-service to day-of (sometimes called month-of). In this post, I'll break down the main differences and go over a few examples so you'll know which one is right for you. Full Service A full-service coordinator will help you select vendors, [...]

By |2018-09-23T20:17:44+00:00May 23rd, 2014|Coordination, Q/A, Wedding|0 Comments

Do I really need a wedding website?

To be honest, that's completely up to you! Each couple decides their own priorities, needs and time requirements. If you don't have the bandwidth to create a wedding website, then it may not be right for you (at least right now), but a lot of my couples have found it easy to update one easily [...]

By |2018-09-23T20:17:42+00:00April 23rd, 2014|Etiquette, Q/A, Wedding|0 Comments