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”

Rainy Day Relaxation

The rainy season in RVA is almost continuous in the spring. The most beautiful morning can easily be over run with afternoon showers to spoil the fun. During a rainy day, it is easy to be unmotivated or grumpy even if your day was ruined. I for one love the rain, I used to splashContinue reading “Rainy Day Relaxation”

Meet & Greet

For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Meghan Butcher, formerly Meghan Lucas. I am The Dirty Blonde Stylist. While you may know my brand, I want to share a little more about myself. I have found that the best connections with brands stem from knowing who is behind the logo, theContinue reading “Meet & Greet”

Work vs Personal

If you work from home, like so many people do now a days, it is hard to keep a solid line between your home life and your work life. Your dog is right there, your laundry is staring at you and your kids are pulling on your arm. There are endless distractions at times. WorkingContinue reading “Work vs Personal”

Sweet As Sugar: A Cotton Candy Soiree

The eternal optimist in me has become determined with creating special events even while we are stuck at home. My heart hurts for all of us, especially those of us who have had their wedding, baby shower, or birthday “taken away from them” this year. I have seen some pretty creative celebrations come out ofContinue reading “Sweet As Sugar: A Cotton Candy Soiree”

Calm in the Face of Uncertainty

This is a time like many of us have never experienced. A virus “attacking” around the world and simultaneously causing drastic effects in the stores, workplace, schools and major events. It sounds like what horror movies are based on. Sadly, this is our reality that becomes more serious and close to home every day. LikeContinue reading “Calm in the Face of Uncertainty”

The Wedding Vibe

When you first start wedding planning, it seems like all you are doing is getting asked questions and expected to have the answers. It can be exhausting and overwhelming. Even if you have a wedding planner, one of the decision you and your fiancee have to make is what kind of feeling do you wantContinue reading “The Wedding Vibe”

Weekly Wedding Words: The Engagement Check List

When cuffing season turns to engagement season, my ears perk up. Unlike so many of my friends, I love seeing happy people posting with their shiny new rings and excited for all the wonderful things to come over the next year. When the excitement wears off, most brides are left saying, “where do I begin?”Continue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The Engagement Check List”

Weekly Wedding Words – The Moments I Did Not Plan

Some would call me a compulsive planner when it came to our wedding. I had the most detailed timeline I had ever made including details like “Groomsmen: leave cell phones in the suite when heading down for the ceremony” what can I say, I knew what I wanted and had to convey a message. IContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words – The Moments I Did Not Plan”

Weekly Wedding Words: Reminder list

80 days left! We are getting closer and closer to our big day! That being said I am currently making Final Documents. Yes our wedding will have final documents, I am a planner what can I say?  People are getting more and more curious about the wedding, asking questions and coming to me with differentContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Reminder list”