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

Our Wedding Photos

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I’m so happy to be back! There is a lot to catch up on, but while I’m creating my post drafts and outlines I figured a collection of our wedding photos would be the best starting point. The day was … 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

Our Detroit Wedding is Featured in The Upsizers!

The Upsizers blog has fantastic posts from the dad’s POV while the family is going through planning their daughter’s wedding. He is hilarious and I can’t help but think, he sounds like my dad! Needless to say, I “like” all … Continue reading

My Fiancé Comes Home For Christmas Break

(Warning, this is a long post) I’d like to start out with the short list of wedding-planning accomplishments that we managed to take care of during Nick’s break: –          Asked our bridesmaids and groomsmen to be in our wedding –          … 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

Plugging Away at the Guest List – A Daunting Task

Guest lists are hard. I feel like I’m just saying this with every exclusion: But with our hopeful venue only being able to fit about 150 people, our countless cuts still haven’t brought us down low enough. We’re honestly at … Continue reading

Airport Rant – with eCards!

So, while my vacation to Dominica was absolutely wonderful (see my post about it), the flights we probably the worst plane experience besides crashing. My schedule was as follows: Thursday 10/10/13: Detroit > Philadelphia > San Juan > Dominica Wednesday … Continue reading

Our First Venue Meeting: Rooftop of Detroit Opera House

Now that I’ve ranted about my possible venues, here is a venue that has been great to work with. Nick and I decided immediately after he popped the question that we wanted a rooftop reception. Our song has been “Rooftops” … Continue reading

The crazy/wonderful frenzy of your first Bridal Show

As a last-minute plan, my family and I attended our first bridal show together. We only recently found out about it, and I found someone on Craigslist with tickets and a parking pass. The show was Bridal Celebrations held at … Continue reading