New on the scene: RVA

As an event planner, I like to stay in touch with the latest hanging that are going on right under my nose. New restaurants, cool bars, activities and concerts are all right up my ally. I love living in the beautiful city we call #RVA. In the coming months we will be saying good byeContinue reading “New on the scene: RVA”

Weekly Wedding Words: The Perfect Playlist

Many of my guests and former clients will tell you, one of my biggest fears at my wedding is not that it will rain, not that the food will be bad, but that people won’t dance! Yep, I think it is so sad to see an empty dance floor and people not having a hugeContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The Perfect Playlist”

Coffee Table Books: Daily Inspiration

Sometimes I truly just get stuck, I fall into this inspirationless rut. When hours of scrolling through Pinterest doesn’t do the trick I turn to some old favorites, coffee table books! I am breaking down 5 of my favorite books that have inspired me in countless ways. Not to mention, looks incredibly chic on aContinue reading “Coffee Table Books: Daily Inspiration”

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”

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: 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”

Mother’s Day RVA

Real Life Inspiration: My office over looks a beautiful lake, all day long people stroll around the lake and I can turn my head to look at them anytime I feel like it. Today I saw a woman in scrubs pushing a stroller with her toddler son standing on the back bar between her andContinue reading “Mother’s Day RVA”

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 Adult Easter Basket

The Adult Easter Basket Growing up Easter, for me, was running around at my Grannie’s house. After Church, she would hide plastic eggs around her yard. Some had little pieces of candy and some even had quarters! It was a blast, my sister and I would beg someone to come outside and hide the eggsContinue reading “The Adult Easter Basket”

The Importance of Your Bride Tribe

Picking the ladies who stand beside you on the day of your wedding is a huge process. Not only are these people so important that they are sharing the stage with you on your wedding, but you are relying on them to make the commitment and sacrifices for you. Anyone who has been in aContinue reading “The Importance of Your Bride Tribe”