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, […]

Details Meetings

Details meetings with your wedding venue can be a really exciting moment to see all of your hard work and planning come together – or it can create a lot of a stress if you’re not prepared for it! If you haven’t head of this meeting yet, let me give you some context: a details […]

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 […]

The Dream Dress

A wedding gown is truly a unique article of clothing. Although I am 1000% in support of non-traditional wedding looks – I’m a big fan of jumpsuits in particular – I knew I wanted to go with a classic white gown. For a while, I envisioned more of a bohemian look – something with lace […]

Wedding Wishes

It’s so hard to believe that my husband and I are approaching our one year anniversary. The months since our wedding have flown by – and although I’ve certainly taken the time to look through our photos time and again, I haven’t had a chance to share out some of the best moments of our […]

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 […]

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 […]