Last minute logistics

During a meeting with a sweet bride last night we got to discussing wedding week logistics. For her timeline, this conversation was a bit premature, but her future in-laws will be flying in from out of state and they wanted to plan ahead. In reviewing high level, last minute logistics, I realized that until you've [...]

Bach Bash

This week I've been helping a MOH finalize details for her older sister's bachelorette party. The MOH is such a sweet girl, but hasn't been to many bachelorette parties yet since she hasn't reached her "wedding season" yet. We were talking about games, so I thought I'd share a post about some easy bachelorette party [...]

Ain’t no party like a wedding party!

For many couples, envisioning their big day includes thinking about who will be standing next to them. Selecting a wedding party at first may seem like obvious choices, but actually finalizing this line up can be a complicated process. Here are seven tips for thinking through assembling your wedding party. Think before you speak - [...]

Meaningful Meditation

In such a busy world, sometimes it's hard to find a moment to yourself. Even when we do, we're trained to have our phones with us - logged in to social media accounts, checking email, responding to group texts. Many of us, I think, have become afraid of true silence. It's intimidating - and I [...]

Proposal then Planning

For years I've been talking to brides as they plan their big day. From tiny detail decisions, to seating arrangements, to selecting readings, managing challenging in-laws, to resolving final logistics. These brides have always been close friends or family members, and the conversations have been casual, over wine, via text, at events. Now, though, I'm [...]

Big Day, Bigger Morning

Your wedding day will be one of the happiest days of your life, but also might be one of the most stressful. To be sure you enjoy every moment, I've put together seven tips for making the morning of your wedding a relaxing, memorable experience. Share your timeline - with bridesmaids, photographers, and key participants. [...]

Saving the Save the Date

A fair amount of photographers include engagement photos in their packages. Some people don't feel they need engagement photos - especially those who may have had their actual engagement captured in photos. It's fair to say that most couples, though, use their engagement photos to make their Save the Dates - STDs. While it seems [...]

Thank You Tasks

In the weeks (months) following your wedding, there is likely to be a lot going on. One thing not to forget is to track your gifts and send your thank you cards! For the most part, I feel comfortable writing/sending thank you cards, if I do say so myself. We sent about 100 after our [...]