Best Holiday Gifts for Newlyweds

I’ve found that the first holiday as newlyweds is a great excuse to re-celebrate your wedding. You can finally use all those wedding photos as great gifts for parents and in-laws, get those cheesy Mr. & Mrs. stockings (no judgement, I own them myself) and start creating traditions together as a family. No matter when…

5 Tips to Picking the Right Bachelorette Party House

When it comes to planning a bachelorette party, there are a ton of details to consider. Location, dates, guest list, transportation, activities, decor – it never ends. However, one crucial element to an amazing bachelorette party that you can’t afford to overlook is your accommodations! While sometimes it’s easy to opt for a hotel, I…

Azazie Bridesmaid Dress Review

I am always on the hunt for a great bridesmaid dress option – especially after having some bad experiences! Whether it’s the right price, great customer service or a fit that actually fits, finding a bridesmaid dress you and your girls like, or even love, is HUGE in my book. When my friend Brooke told…

5 Bridesmaids Rules to Live By

When it comes to being a bridesmaids, there are very easy ways to be a great one, as well as a terrible one. Yes, the bride has asked you to be part of her very special day, which in turn makes you *slightly* special, but the fact of the matter is that this is still…

Cancun Honeymoon Recap

Although it seems like just yesterday, it was over a year ago that my now-husband and I honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico at the Excellence Riviera Cancun. It was truly the most wonderful week and I still catch myself day dreaming about the incredible views, amazing good, never ending drinks and incredible memories we made there….

Charlottesville Bachelorette Weekend 2.0

So you may recall I went to Charlottesville, VA, for my sister-in-law’s bachelorette party earlier this summer. Well, I apparently cannot stay away from the city and I recently went back to Charlottesville for another bachelorette party, this time for my good friend and bride-to-be, Brooke. While we stopped at a few of the same…

Best Rehearsal Dinner Dresses for the Bride

I feel like I’ve been seeing white dresses everywhere lately, and each time all I can think is, “This would be perfect for a rehearsal dinner!” Well, after the hundredth dress crossed my path, I feel it’s necessary to compile my favorite for you all! These babies meet every budget and are the ideal way…

Charlottesville Bachelorette Weekend

I recently threw my sister-in-law a bachelorette weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, complete with winery tours, unicorn pool floats and pint mimosas. The whole trip was a absolute blast, and if you’re looking to find the perfect spot for a low-key bachelorette weekend, Charlottesville is the place for you! FRIDAY We arrived at our rental house…

10 Tips for an Incredible Bachelorette Weekend

My sister-in-law’s bachelorette weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, is coming up, so I’ve got bachelorette parties on the brain! When it comes to planning and throwing an incredible bachelorette weekend, I think there are some hard and fast rules you should always apply. While it is obviously up to the bride on what exactly should happen…

Bubbly & Brunch Bridal Shower

I am so excited to share the amazing “Bubbly & Brunch” bridal shower I threw for my good friend Brooke today on the blog! I knew as soon as we started planning Brooke’s shower that I wanted to do a brunch theme. I think it’s so fun and a nice change from the usual afternoon…

What To Do When You First Get Engaged

Getting engaged is an unbelievably exciting time, but also can be extremely overwhelming. It seems that within minutes of getting engaged, people begin asking you about the date, the venue, what kind of dress you want and what your colors are going to be. You’ve barely gotten used to your boyfriend having a new name…