Addie and Marshal

On October 3, 2020 Addie and Marshal tied the knot at her childhood home! My joy in life is being able to help people, turns out one of the best ways I can help people is by assisting them on their big day. With every wedding I experience I am more and more grateful forContinue reading “Addie and Marshal”

Make me some simple macarons

I love to bake! Being able to give away treats to friends, family and even strangers is a great way to spread joy. While I am no professional baker by any means, it is a hobby that I have been exploring more in my adulthood. When presented with an opportunity to entertain I also seeContinue reading “Make me some simple macarons”

Sweet As Sugar: A Cotton Candy Soiree

The eternal optimist in me has become determined with creating special events even while we are stuck at home. My heart hurts for all of us, especially those of us who have had their wedding, baby shower, or birthday “taken away from them” this year. I have seen some pretty creative celebrations come out ofContinue reading “Sweet As Sugar: A Cotton Candy Soiree”

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”

26 Things I’ve Learned by 26

Today I am 26 and it feels like such an odd year. It’s like being 14 again, the general thrill of being in your teens is over but you still aren’t old enough to drive. 26 is one step closer to 30 but feels like 10 years away from the carefree days of 21. ThisContinue reading “26 Things I’ve Learned by 26”

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: The Bride I wanted to be

The Bride I wish I could be This morning I stumbled across The Knot’s new Podcast called XOXO. I listened to the story of Country Star, Russell Dickerson and his wife Kailey’s, story about their wedding. Listening to them speak, they sounded so chill and easy going as a couple. They talked about the detailsContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The Bride I wanted to be”

Weekly Wedding Words: All the changes

Oh the things that change: 4 months out…it is officially June, marking the start of summer and summer weddings. While my own wedding is not until October, I am starting to see and feel the excitement from those Brides who are ready top walk own the aisle in only a few weeks! Yesterday I walkedContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: All the changes”

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”