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 […]

Wedding Week

I know I’ve talked about this on the blog before, but after a busy September filled with a lot of brides, I think it’s time to revisit it. The week of a wedding is stressful, emotional, and busy. It can get overwhelming. Your vendors have last minute questions. A lot of payments are due. There […]

Center of Attention

Of all of the details of your wedding day, center pieces often become the center of attention. Throughout the day, your guests are moving, greeting, dancing. But for over an hour, your guests are stationary at a seat. Whether you’re serving brunch of a 5 course dinner, your center pieces become the center of attention. […]

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 – […]

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 […]

Best Bridesmaids

Keeping up with our new Seven on Saturday move, I want to share 7 tips for successfully planning  a bridal shower. Remember, these tips are not about how to be a good bridesmaid – although I’ll share those soon. These are specifically focused on how to plan a memorable shower for the bride-to-be – or […]