Cassie Crudo

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.

Bride Side Vs. Groom Side

I have a lot of couples ask me about traditional and non-traditional seating. They ask: does it really matter anymore about the bride’s or grooms side? To be honest, it really just depends on preference! We have some couples that choose the tradition, bride’s guests sit on the left, while the groom’s sit on the [...]

By |2018-09-23T19:51:39-05:00April 23rd, 2015|Etiquette, Planning Ahead, Q/A, Wedding|0 Comments

Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Cake

If cake isn’t your favorite thing, there’s no reason you have to have one at your wedding. Weddings are shifting towards a more personal approach, rather than having a specific item because it’s tradition. This means that alternatives to long-standing traditional must-haves are popping up all over the place. Here are a few of my [...]

By |2018-09-23T19:54:05-05:00March 23rd, 2015|Budget, Ideas, Q/A, Tips & Tricks, Wedding|0 Comments

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 |2018-09-23T20:08:06-05:00October 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 |2018-09-23T20:15:54-05:00July 23rd, 2014|Coordination, Q/A, Wedding|0 Comments