Speech! Speech!

Now we had reached the point in the day where WE didn’t have to do anything! Just sit there and hear the wonderful words our Maid of Honor and Best Man had to say about us. I kicked off my … Continue reading

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

A Groom’s Morning

Nick’s morning on the day of our wedding, as for most Grooms, was a bit more relaxed than my own. After he’d gotten dressed, Nick and his boys met up downtown for their photos and a little afternoon pre-gaming. The … Continue reading

It’s My Wedding Day! The Morning Prep, Pics, and Problems

The night before our wedding, Nick and I were still awake practicing our first dance one last time. We’d agreed that we didn’t want to see each other on our wedding day until the ceremony, so as midnight approached, Nick … 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

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

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

Attending your first marriage after you’ve been engaged

The first wedding you attend after becoming engaged yourself fills your head with so many things you’d never thought about during a wedding before. Some main themes which ran through my head were: – I need to pay attention for … 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