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 […]

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 […]

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 […]