Weekly Wedding Words: Getting ready looks

Weddings are expensive, there isn’t really a way around it. Event with a favor and strings pulled it is still expensive. I am 101 days out from my wedding (eeppp) While that still may sound like a lot, when you started with close to 400 days it seems like next week! Being a planner byContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Getting ready looks”

Home Sweet Home

House Warming How To: From the day we started house hunting, I was already excited to throw our house warming party. Once the date was set and the invites had gone out, there was no going back. I was obsessed, as a party planner should be. Now that the food is all gone and theContinue reading “Home Sweet Home”

Weekly Wedding Words: Photo Ready, Engagement Shoot

Engagement shoot prep: I love a good photo shoot! Being a bride and the “star of the show” it is a given for me that photos need to be taken to capture us in a setting outside of the wedding. There are so many different venues, backdrops and outfit options for shoots like this. FromContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Photo Ready, Engagement Shoot”

Weekly Wedding Words: Wedding shoes, Save or Splurge?

Let talk about shoes! What girl does not love shoes? I love them and have an entire 6 tired rack of shoes in my closet at home. So wedding shoes are obviously something I was excited about. All of sudden it has become this nagging thought of “are these even that important?” “should I just get someContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Wedding shoes, Save or Splurge?”

Weekly Wedding Words: What will go wrong

As every Bride goes along planning her outdoor wedding, in the back of her mind, there is the terrifying thought about “what if it rains?” To be honest, it is reckless to not have a plan B.  I am at the point of my wedding planning process where the plan A is well laid andContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: What will go wrong”

Weekly Wedding Words: Styled Shoots

When I got into the business of wedding planning a new world of inspiration opened up to me, Styled shoots. I had no idea that they were a thing, some of the best content I was looking at on vendors sites was from styled shoots rather than live weddings. For a vendor, it’s a greatContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Styled Shoots”

Summer Getaway

Summer getaways: Is there anything better than a weekend Getaway? The weather here in VA is beautiful, the sweet spot of spring/summer as I call it. Being born and raised in VA, I know this perfect weather won’t last long. I am itching for a good weekend getaway! This time last year our getaway wasContinue reading “Summer Getaway”

The Dirty Blonde Stylist: Day of Coordinator

  Is your wedding day rapidly approaching? Are you drowning in a sea of wedding details? Are you unsure how you are going to complete all the items on your wedding planning checklist? Let’s be real for a second, you cant do everything the day of your wedding. I know so many brides who haveContinue reading “The Dirty Blonde Stylist: Day of Coordinator”

Growing Pains

As a kid, when you go through growth spurts, you get pains in your legs from your muscles and bones growing right before your eyes! That’s why they call it growing “Pains” it hurts, but it’s also awesome to feel yourself getting bigger and stronger. As an adult, we too go through a different kindContinue reading “Growing Pains”

Weekly Wedding Words: How to stay engaged to your wedding planning

How to stay engaged with your wedding planning So, you are 6 months into planning your wedding. For some brides this means the end is near and you are only weeks away from getting married. For others, this might only be a half way. I am in that sweet spot now. The early glow ofContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: How to stay engaged to your wedding planning”