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”

Summer Weekend Getaway

If you are here in Virginia you can feel the summer heat creeping in with each day we get closer to June. This weekend is Memorial day weekend, an unofficial mark of summer. Also, the perfect chance for a weekend getaway! Whether you are braving the packed pool or crowded beaches this weekend, this packingContinue reading “Summer Weekend Getaway”

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”

Weekly Wedding Words: Making the List

A few weeks ago we talked about invitations, picking the perfect piece of paper that will invite you guest to your fairytale day. What an important piece of paper that is. So much pressure on a little, beautiful piece of paper.  While picking out invitations it accidently became a moment of realization, the financial investmentContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Making the List”

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”

Mother’s Day RVA

Real Life Inspiration: My office over looks a beautiful lake, all day long people stroll around the lake and I can turn my head to look at them anytime I feel like it. Today I saw a woman in scrubs pushing a stroller with her toddler son standing on the back bar between her andContinue reading “Mother’s Day RVA”

Weekly Wedding Words: Snail Mail

As a planner and a person, I have always enjoyed things that come in the mail. There is something so cool about getting a letter in the mail when everything else is so instant in today’s world. I always love to send my brides welcome gifts, postcards and Christmas cards just as a little somethingContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Snail Mail”

Weekly Wedding Words: The not so main event

The other events: It is easy to get swept up in the complexities of wedding planning. There are so many elements that go into the big day, it does require a lot of focus and planning! But what about the events that come before the wedding? Bachelorette party/trip, bridal shower, a bridal brunch before theContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The not so main event”

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”