2017: The Best Year Yet

2017 was a year for the books. It was a year full of changes, challenges, and choices. I remember last New Years. As the ball dropped taking us into 2017, I thought about how I finally reached so many new stages of my life. That New Years, I focused on the fact I would be … Continue reading 2017: The Best Year Yet


3 Generations: A Revisit to SamiaLynn

Last month I bought a custom illustration of my wedding gown from SamiaLynn. See here for a better look on this process! After such a wonderful experience, I knew I needed to have more. We bought my dad and mother-in-law an illustration of the "first dances" from our wedding. Information can be found in a … Continue reading 3 Generations: A Revisit to SamiaLynn

Spotlight Shop- Samia Lynn

So many little girls dream about their wedding dress. I was no different as a child. I imagined the day where I would walk down the aisle in a fluffy white dress to marry the man of my dreams. I like to be unconventional in all that I do. At the same time, I am … Continue reading Spotlight Shop- Samia Lynn


Spotlight Shop- 2by2 Creative

This holiday season I would like to highlight some of my favorite shops, boutiques, and vendors. First on the list is 2by2creative. You may know them already... A majority of you may already know this company through Pinterest. They made this program, a regular favorite on Pinterest.   Being the crazy person that I am, I … Continue reading Spotlight Shop- 2by2 Creative


Special Reception Details in a DIY Wedding

I believe things in life should be personal and meaningful. When planning our wedding,  I decided I wanted our guests to feel our love, family, and friendship throughout the day. I worked really hard to make our wedding reception a beautiful experience for our guests. Some details went noticed by guests, and others were a private … Continue reading Special Reception Details in a DIY Wedding


Always a Wedding Guest

There is a saying, " Always a bridesmaid, never a bride". I think the more accurate statement should be " Always a wedding guest". Think about it- how many times have you gone to a wedding, and will go to a wedding in the future? Within the last two years, I had twelve weddings I … Continue reading Always a Wedding Guest


Mix & Match Bridesmaid Dresses

Bridesmaids. Easy part is picking the amazing ladies who get to stand next to you on your special day. The hardest part is what will they be wearing when they are up there next to you. The journey for me was a long decision that required a great deal of research, and even a few … Continue reading Mix & Match Bridesmaid Dresses