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

Our Non-Traditional and Non-Religious Ceremony (with Script)

As we formed a line in that auditorium, I could hear the music begin outside the doors. I was finally a little anxious, but most of all I just wanted to see Nick. I wanted to hear the words of … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How To: Not Settle For A Normal Wedding Website

I had a moment of down time at work the other day and began researching the difference between wedding sites. Some of the criteria I had in mind while searching was that it had to be free to use, colors … Continue reading

Our Rooftop Wedding Is Featured In “Love In The D”!

Exciting news – Mine and Nick’s wedding has been featured in the Love in the D blog! Stephanie was an absolute pleasure to work with, and I hope to work with her again. Please take a moment to check it … Continue reading