The Write-In

For any bride, regardless of how unique their planning is, there is one thing they share; wedding planning is stressful. Among the top stressers is the guest list – and beyond the guest list, the uninvited guest. It happened to me in planning, and I’ve seen it happen to so many brides. After much consideration, […]

Engagement Brunch

At long last, one of my dearest friends got engaged. A truly happy bride-to-be deserves to be celebrated as much as possible. A surprise engagement brunch was in order! If you’re interested in throwing one for your bestie as well, here are some easy ideas to make the celebration a bit more special. Gather the […]

Minute by Minute

For anyone who knows me, it came as no surprise that for our wedding week I mapped out a minute by minute timeline. While I know timelines can be intimidating, I always encourage brides to make one. The process of creating one is more important – in some ways – than the timeline itself. Going […]

Bathroom Baskets

A September bride was talking with me about bathroom baskets – and it was then that I realized that a bride may never see the other side of it, so now wonder she asked: Do you make a basket for the men’s room? The answer is yes. While I firmly believe gender neutral bathrooms should […]

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 […]