Photo-palooza & Grand Entrance

After our ceremony was finished, the first order of business was to actually sign our marriage license. We grabbed our Maid of Honor and Best Man and, slowly for photos, signed all three copies. Before we headed out for some … Continue reading

Dress Shopping – Mismatched Bridesmaids and Mother of the Bride

Last weekend, a few of my girls, the MOB, MOG, and I met up at the mall to hunt for their dresses. And ‘hunt’ is the perfect descriptive verb here! We scoured the department stores first: JCPenney, Macy’s, Lord & … Continue reading

Packing Your Bridesmaids’ Bags

Gift bags that is! Customizing bags for your bridesmaids is definitely an exciting way to show your girls how much you love them. Personal Creations recently reached out to me and request that I cover this topic, and I am … Continue reading

Mother of the Bride Dress Shopping

Every Wednesday over the summer I have dinner with my family – followed by a group viewing of that night’s episode of So You Think You Can Dance. Last week while we were eating, my sister and Maid of Honor … Continue reading

Gray with a Chance of Straps

As I’ve written about previously (post), my bridesmaids will be wearing mismatched dresses. I’ve chosen to do mismatched dresses for a number of reasons… – One, with a wide variety of body-types across my eight girls, mismatched dresses allow each … Continue reading

5 Steps to Asking a Friend to Become Ordained

Having a friend officiate your wedding ceremony is a great personal touch to your big day. This person knows you both, and can add their own personal stories or jokes to ease your nerves standing in front of all your … Continue reading

Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses – The Pros and Cons

Deciding whether or not to have mismatched bridesmaid dresses doesn’t seem like a hard decision until you actually have to make it. I personally love the look! But I’m finding that within mismatched bridesmaid dresses are varying degrees of mismatchy-ness. … Continue reading

Trying To Pick Friends – The Wedding Party

In the first day of our engagement, Nick and I decided to have 6 people stand for each of us in our wedding party. This would mean my girls would be our three sisters and three friends, and the guys … Continue reading

That Burning Question – Who is your Maid of Honor and Best Man?

When you go to ask your Maid of Honor or Best Man to take their title, you always hope it can be a fun and creative way. For me, as usual, I turned to Pinterest for mine and Nick’s ideas. … Continue reading