Rehearsal & Dinner

It was a Thursday at 4PM, and luckily for us, all but one of our bridal party managed to leave work or class early to meet up downtown for our rehearsal. While preparing, Nick and I had been very adamant … 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

Ring Shopping For Him

Nick and I have gone browsing for men’s rings twice now, and it has been a lot of fun focusing on something that’s all about him! He gets pretty excited to go on these adventures, and has fun being involved. … 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

Planning Status – Things Are Coming Together

So we’ve finally almost got our venue sorted out (more on that in my next post), and now can finally move forward with our other vendors. Because, you know, a date and time is helpful for that kind of stuff. … Continue reading

Our Illustrator

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I’m so excited to be working with illustrator, Mary Kinsora, for all of our wedding goodies. She creates the most adorable images that I know will bring out the happiness Nick and I share about our future together. Here’s some … Continue reading

Engagement Ring Masterpieces: My Interview with Designer Mark Schneider

Mark Schneider in a renowned jewelry designer with an impressive and captivating roster depicted across his website. His designs push boundaries and truly stand out as unique. Not only do I love his work, I’m also lucky enough to own … Continue reading

Pi Day 2015: One Year from Today

A year from today is mine and Nick’s wedding shower with my family and our friends. I’m so excited! Finally something has reached the year-countdown point. Since Nick and I are a bit nerdy, we really love Pi Day. We … Continue reading

Songs that are Important to our Wedding

I love explaining to people that mine and Nick’s wedding song is not a love song, but rather just about living life. We know it’s not romantic, but it’s our song. When I make him a mix, it’s always in … 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

I Went to a Bridal Show and Won a Vacation!

On Sunday, Jan. 19th I took my mom, maid of honor, and one of my bridesmaids to the big bridal show happening at The Palace. When we got there, there was a massive line curling inside the building and shooting … Continue reading

Her Dresses Are Taking Over Pinterest – My Interview with Veluz Reyes

Veluz Puno-Reyes’ dresses can be seen all over Pinterest – but the links never seem to take you to her site. Once I saw a few of them I began the hunt for the designer, and hopefully a website full … 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

Thinking About Flowers for our Yellow & Gray Wedding

Pinterest and The Knot have definitely sparked my interest in planning our flowers for the wedding – an aspect I didn’t expect to be excited about. I’m a strange girl and actually don’t care much for flowers. I think it’s … Continue reading

Judging other people’s experiences – take the poll!

For anyone who has not seen today’s XKCD comic, take a look below: This exact concept has crossed my mind when planning mine and Nick’s wedding – do we ask people to use a hashtag for instagram? Do we get … Continue reading