Something brides may not often think of in the haze of wedding planning is how to serve the wedding professionals that are serving them. Kindness is in style every day, especially the big day and it should extend to everyone in attendance. From the submitter: “As I entered Annie’s bridal suite there was an overall […]

April 19, 2019

How to Serve your Wedding Professionals from a Real Wedding in West Virginia

This French destination wedding struck a balance between fancy and fun. From the mother of the bride’s fabulous pink hat to the poolside flamingo float, it is a lesson in marrying formal and casual styles. It reminds me just a bit of the royal wedding last year, which also blended two countries and two styles, […]

April 9, 2019

A Sun-Washed Destination Wedding & 17th Century French Farmhouse

SPONSORED (Please note, Artifact Uprising provided one of their lovely baby books as part of this partnership and sponsored blog post.) After we found out we had been blessed with a baby, I looked far and wide for the right baby book. While I was pregnant, I wrote letters to my son, took photos of […]

April 4, 2019

A Special Baby Book

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s baby has been busy growing and making a difference even before his or her birth! Started by a fan and funneled into favorite organizations by the couple, themselves, the Global Sussex Baby Shower is an initiative to give back in honor of the royal baby. It started on social […]

March 29, 2019

The Royal Baby Making a Difference Before Birth with the Global Sussex Baby Shower

Grandma was the flowergirl in Christine and Mike’s intimate wedding. The bride hadn’t even met the photographer and caterer or seen the venue before the wedding day. Her simple requirements were that she wanted an outdoor wedding and to make it all about family. She hired her planner about 2 months from the big day […]

March 28, 2019

This Bride Didn’t Meet her Photographer or Caterer Until The Big Day

From the photographer: “The beauty of being a wedding photographer… each wedding is unique, each couple has a story, every venue is special, … and no wedding will ever be the same as the last. Being able to capture these ‘once in a lifetime moments’ is what makes us coming back over and over… Each […]

March 25, 2019

Aqua Wedding By The Sea

There’s a sweet reason why part of this engagement session took place in a grocery store. Scroll down to see the photos and find out why. Their dog joined them for some cute snaps too! From the photographer: “Julius and Catherine’s love story began when they were 16 and met working at the grocery store […]

March 23, 2019

A Grocery Store Engagement Session

Use what you have to make what’s around you beautiful. What a lovely sentiment to apply to life and wedding planning! Here are three beautiful ways to use heirlooms on your wedding day: A vintage wedding gown. Whether you find your gown at an antique shop or use your grandmother’s dress, whether you tweak it […]

March 20, 2019

3 Ways to Use Heirlooms on your Wedding Day

There was a surprise waiting on the mountaintop for this couple’s winter engagement session. Rudy and Kayla rode to the top of the mountain to find snow in each direction! Don’t forget to cultivate your relationship while in the haze of wedding planning. You can even make your engagement session an adventure. You could: Visit […]

March 19, 2019

An Adventurous Snowy Mountaintop Engagement Session

As fun as hosting pretty dinner parties and hiding pastel eggs may be, this is not what it is about. But my words could never do it justice. So, instead, I’m inviting you to read His Word, whether you dive into the pages of the Bible on your own couch or gather with a group […]

March 18, 2019

A More than Lovely Easter Invitation