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: 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?”

Weekly Wedding Words: The Bridal Shower

The Bridal Shower: Before the big day comes all the smaller events in between. As each Bride gets closer to the wedding day the other fun events come up to keep you hyped up. The Bridal shower is one of those fun parties that is a great reason to call together all the ladies InContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The Bridal Shower”

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 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”

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”

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”