Should You Allow Kids at Your Wedding

Weddings are big events for most people, and so I think it goes without saying that they can also tend to create a fair share of drama for couples and their families. One area that I’ve seen cause a great deal of stress for couples is whether or not they are going to invite kids…

Favorite Workouts to Get Better Bride Arms

One huge fitness goal I had before my wedding was to tone up my arms. Thanks to some of my favorite Tone It Up workouts and some great ideas from my fitness obsessed hubby, I definitely achieved my own version of #armgoals. 💪🏼 Since I know this is a huge goal for so many other brides,…

DIY Wine Milestone Gift Basket

My love language is definitely gifts. I love to receive gifts, but gifts are also the way I show other people how much I care about them or I’m thinking about them. Bridal shower gifts are no exception and I love to go out of my way to get a bride-to-be something special and unique. For…

2.12 Weekly Wedding Shopping List

Happy Valentine’s Day week! I have some really awesome finds for this week that I’ve been obsessing over 😍 First, I was immediately drawn to these Badgley Mischka shoes because not only is the heel height perfect for a busy bride, but the jewels make this such a special shoes for your wedding day. Even better,…

Why You Should Have a Bachelorette Weekend Itinerary

If you haven’t noticed from my posts already, I like planning. Whether it’s what my husband and I are doing for the day or what a group of friends are doing for a weekend, I always make a plan. While some might think this is unnecessary (and I’ll admit, sometimes it is!), having a plan…

How to Include Your Groom’s Favorite Things on Your Wedding Day

Most brides probably fall victim to the same things I did while planning my wedding – finding hundreds incredible and amazing ideas that incorporated all your favorite things into your wedding day…and then realize you forgot to ask your hubby-to-be what he wanted on your big day. It happens more easily than you might think!…

1.29 Weekly Wedding Shopping List

Time for another Weekly Wedding Shopping List to make sure you’re not missing a single thing you need for your bachelorette party, bridal shower or wedding day! Starting off today with something every bride-to-be needs – the Southern Weddings Joyful Wedding Planner! I think the reason why I love this particular planner so much is…

How to Make an Engagement Ring Cupcake Display

For our engagement party in June 2015, I knew I wanted a huge, gorgeous cupcake display in the shape of an engagement ring. I scoured Pinterest for inspiration, and inevitably came up with my own. I absolutely loved how it turned out and wanted to share it with Pinterest as soon as the party was…

1.22 Weekly Wedding Shopping List

Since I seem to constantly be finding the perfect outfits, accessories, gifts and more for brides-to-be, I’ve decided to start a new weekly post all about the best items I’ve found online! First and foremost this week is the Show Me Your Mumu 50% Off Flash Sale happening now through Wednesday, January 24. Just use…

My Biggest Wedding Day Regret

I hate thinking, “I wish I did ______ at my wedding,” and really try to never say or think it because my wedding day was truly *almost* perfect, but there is one, huge regret I have from my big day. I really wish I made a photo list. Now, there are a few things that…

Including Grandparents in Your Wedding Day

Since today is my grandmother’s 80th birthday, I’m feeling especially sentimental about how important grandparents are and what a big part they play in your wedding day. Including grandparents in your wedding can be tricky, especially if you have multiple sets of parents with multiple sets of grandparents. However, I believe it is truly important…

Favorite Northern Virginia Hair & Makeup Artists

I get asked a lot about recommendations for various wedding vendors, and usually just compile my list into an email or text and share it with whoever was asking. However, I recently was asked about my favorite hair and makeup artists and figured it would be better to put all my recommendations into a blog…