Meet & Greet

For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Meghan Butcher, formerly Meghan Lucas. I am The Dirty Blonde Stylist. While you may know my brand, I want to share a little more about myself. I have found that the best connections with brands stem from knowing who is behind the logo, theContinue reading “Meet & Greet”

Work vs Personal

If you work from home, like so many people do now a days, it is hard to keep a solid line between your home life and your work life. Your dog is right there, your laundry is staring at you and your kids are pulling on your arm. There are endless distractions at times. WorkingContinue reading “Work vs Personal”

Weekly Wedding Words: Ways To Save

In the beginning of your planning, determining your budget is a huge first step. No venue can be booked and it is hard to get started without an idea in mind. When Jacob and I started planning our wedding, we knew we had a smaller budget. Once we selected our venue and that was overContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Ways To Save”

The Beauty of Options

Often I hear my brides say that wedding planning is like building a house, there are so many options! Options can certainly feel over whelming at times. Without a clear vision, the options will swallow you into a ball of stress. When it comes to your beauty options, I always look to the artist forContinue reading “The Beauty of Options”

Calm in the Face of Uncertainty

This is a time like many of us have never experienced. A virus “attacking” around the world and simultaneously causing drastic effects in the stores, workplace, schools and major events. It sounds like what horror movies are based on. Sadly, this is our reality that becomes more serious and close to home every day. LikeContinue reading “Calm in the Face of Uncertainty”

The Walk

I know I am not the only Bride who has walked herself down the aisle for one reason or another on her wedding day. I remember every moment of that walk. For such a quick moment of a long day, it certainly can hold its own in as far as memories go. To fully tellContinue reading “The Walk”

Weekend Getaway Essentials

Spring can not come fast enough! The groundhog may not have seen his shadow but spring is still rolling in slow here in RVA. For those who cannot afford the tropical getaway, I still recommend a getaway to ease those winter blues. I have found that a change of scenery is usually all it takesContinue reading “Weekend Getaway Essentials”

The Wedding Vibe

When you first start wedding planning, it seems like all you are doing is getting asked questions and expected to have the answers. It can be exhausting and overwhelming. Even if you have a wedding planner, one of the decision you and your fiancee have to make is what kind of feeling do you wantContinue reading “The Wedding Vibe”

Weekly Wedding Words: The Engagement Check List

When cuffing season turns to engagement season, my ears perk up. Unlike so many of my friends, I love seeing happy people posting with their shiny new rings and excited for all the wonderful things to come over the next year. When the excitement wears off, most brides are left saying, “where do I begin?”Continue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The Engagement Check List”

2020 Preview

As the new year rolls in with the new pressures and new expectations, I am left wishing that 2020 came with a little preview. A trailer for this next year would be great, just a quick minute and half video of what to expect for the year. While unfortunately God prefers the surprise of itContinue reading “2020 Preview”