Questions to ask during your venue tour

During those first few weeks of planning, the venue is such a key piece in your planning. After your budget and rough guest count is set, your venue should be your next step. While venue shopping, it is easy to get caught up in what you love or hate physically about the venue. But thereContinue reading “Questions to ask during your venue tour”

Questions to ask your vendors before you hire them

When you are newly engaged entering into the wedding world can be a whole new experience for most brides. The first steps of planning usually involves booking your vendors and securing your date. But when it comes to interviewing, and researching different vendors a lot of brides struggle with what is important to ask upContinue reading “Questions to ask your vendors before you hire them”

From Bride to Mrs.

The time you are engaged is an amazing time. Wedding planning, parties, gifts and endless gawking over your beautiful new ring. When I see someone get engaged the first thing I want to do is buy them a little something, just a congratulations “I am so happy for you” gesture. I always go for somethingContinue reading “From Bride to Mrs.”

How to give yourself a fresh start in 2021

Recently I asked myself, “what makes a new year new?” Is it just habit for this time of year? What makes January 1 more than just another day? Each day has the power to hold whatever weight we put on it. Christmas, Anniversaries, and birthdays are all just “another day” but to you they holdContinue reading “How to give yourself a fresh start in 2021”

Reviewing My Resolutions

When we entered into 2020, we all had high hopes. Little did we know what would unfold just a few months into the year. With the stress and calamity of the pandemic unfolding many of us abandoned our new years resolutions at the door. My brain operates on a retail timeline, that being said, IContinue reading “Reviewing My Resolutions”

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”

The wedding is over, now what?

I am not going to lie, getting back from the honeymoon, I wasn’t sure where to begin. Jacob and I got back from our wonderful honeymoon in Punta Cana in early November. The holidays were right around the corner and our house was full of wedding things that now had to find a new home.Continue reading “The wedding is over, now what?”

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”

Online Shopping Tips & Tricks

The days of shopping online have become more frequent than ever. People are home more and while our purchases may have shifted from work dresses to lounge wear, there are a few tips you should know to shop successfully online. My biggest reservation with buying things online was always the fear that it wouldn’t fitContinue reading “Online Shopping Tips & Tricks”

What No One Tells You About After You Getting Engaged

On June 2, 2018 the love of my life dropped to his knee on Virginia Beach Oceanfront and in one breath said “Will you marry me?”. From that moment on my life changed. Looking back on that happy time, I feel blessed that Jacob went to such length to make our engagement perfect for me.Continue reading “What No One Tells You About After You Getting Engaged”