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.”

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?”

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”

Weekly Wedding Words: Settle up and settle down

Now that we have almost been married a month, reality is starting to settle back in. While the wedding may still feel like it happened yesterday, there are plenty of things still to be done for it. Post wedding has a whole set of to do’s that not many people realize. Today I am sharingContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Settle up and settle down”

Weekly Wedding Words: T minus 10 days

The week before.. 10 days, when you started at 180 something days, 10 day might as well be 10 minuets! It is all so real, all of a sudden people are asking you questions about the wedding, about what they should wear, when to arrive for the rehearsal. Something that has been on your radarContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: T minus 10 days”

Weekly Wedding Words: The blushing bridal shower

One thing I have never had an issue with was being extra. I was born to go that extra mile and freeze flower petals into ice cubes. This weekend I was repaid for all the extra miles I have ever gone for my friends. This past weekend was my Bridal shower and I was trulyContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The blushing bridal shower”

Weekly Wedding Words: The Bridal Bag

Every wedding I do, I come prepared. One of my gifts to the Bride and the Bridal party is an Emergency kit for the day of. This is usually a small make up bag or small tote with items for any quick fix you may need. Now that it is time for my own wedding,Continue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The Bridal Bag”

Weekly Wedding Words: 60 days or less

45 days left, I have never been calmer. I realize I am not like most brides in this situation, this usually is a time for “What am I forgetting?” Questions like that will put you in the ground, it is easy to stress yourself out more than needed during this time. One thing, that IContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: 60 days or less”

Weekly Wedding Words: Luxury details on a dime store budget

Bachelorette parties these days are getting more and more over the top and I am all about it. If you can get everyone in the mind set that this is a trip/vacation/girls weekend rather than just an event that happens before the wedding, your girls tend to be more on board.  For my bachelorette party,Continue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Luxury details on a dime store budget”

Weekly Wedding Words: Wedding Day Bliss

Wedding day bliss: I often worry about how things are going to come together on the big day. For months, I have been make decisions left and right about colors, textures, taste and the overall vibe. Part of me wishes I could set it up now and see how it all looks but the otherContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Wedding Day Bliss”