Hiring the wrong wedding vendor team might be cheaper, but at what cost?

October 29, 2020

The Cost of Hiring the Wrong Wedding Vendor Team


Remember, even if everyone is wearing masks, even if not everyone can come, even if it’s live-streamed, even if there’s no food, even if it’s postponed, even if it’s just the two of you…

August 4, 2020

Wedding Planning During a Pandemic


I’m taking the blog in a little different direction today. I tend to stay more on the topic of weddings, but today I want to get on the subject of dating your significant other. The importance of continuing to date each other throughout your engagement and marriage cannot be understated! In fact, weekly date nights is something my husband and I implemented shortly after having our first child, almost five years ago!

May 13, 2020

Date Night Ideas (during a pandemic)


So, at least for now, we have to adapt. We have to find a new way to marry the ones we love.

May 12, 2020

Planning a Wedding (During a Pandemic): Part 1



If you’re reading this, you probably recently got engaged, and you’re about to go to your very frist wedding expo (wedding expo, open house, bridal expo — they’re all basically the same thing). We are so excited for you! Your engagement is such a special, beautiful time — enjoy it!

January 23, 2020

So You’re Going to a Wedding Expo



Yep, this is not just the perfect celebrity name for the a perfect couple (who look like they could be celebrities), it’s also the name that their officiant (Phil’s dad) accidentally called them during their wedding ceremony. Commence hysterical laughter from all of the guests.

July 26, 2019

A Love Story: Melissa + Phil


You just got the call, “I SAID YES!!!”. You scream your high-pitched, most excited scream. You tell her congratulations. You tell her you love her. You tell her you’re so happy/excited/proud, and you make sure she sends you a picture of the ring before it goes up on Instagram. After all, you’re best friends. You should see it before her ex does…

April 20, 2019

So You’re Going to be a Bridesmaid