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?”

Summer Shoe Show

Am I the only one who has so many shoes that when the season ends I pack up my boots, mules and Uggs in exchange for sandals, flip flops and summer heels? While unpacking my summer shoes I felt the instant need for an update! So if you find yourself in search for some newContinue reading “Summer Shoe Show”

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”

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”

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”

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”

The Five Minute Face

The five-minute face: Once upon a time, there was a show on TLC called “What not to wear” Hosted by Clinton Kelly and Stacy London.  The show was my first outlet to watch real people get transformed with a little help from; hair make up and properly tailored clothes. As a young fashionista myself, theContinue reading “The Five Minute Face”

Spring Cleaning for your Brand

It’s that time of year again, the time when you bust out the Clorox wipes, rubber gloves, and Windex and wreak havoc on your house! This year spring cleaning is taking on a whole new meaning, we will be cleaning an empty new house before we move in and then cleaning our apartment from topContinue reading “Spring Cleaning for your Brand”