• 10 Things For Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyPureRelief #CollectiveBias One of the things we provide for our clients on their big day is a wedding day emergency kit full of things they may have forgotten. With each wedding, we walk in while the gals are getting ready, and almost always the bride (or bridesmaid/mom) says that they are so thankful because they DID forget something. Now this is only the start of the day! At my own wedding I didn’t forget anything because I had already prepared this kit, but being able to supply this for our clients has been one…

  • a guide to changing your last name

    A Guide To: Changing Your Last Name in 18 Steps

    Since I just finished the process the long process that is changing your last name. I wanted to share my experience with others who may soon be taking part in this daunting task of changing your last name. Because that is exactly what it is, daunting. I knew if I didn’t start the process right after we were back from our honeymoon, it would take me forever to do it, so I needed to get it started and then over with! You can read more about why I wanted to change my last name here. All of my experience for these steps are relative to Maryland laws. They will be…

  • Tips for Planning YOUR Perfect Honeymoon

    Today I have another new blog friend of mine guest posting while I am away. Please welcome Julie from A Modest Vessel. I hope you guys love her as much as I do! Since Macy and her new hubby are on their fabulous and adventurous European honeymoon I thought I would share a little about my honeymoon, what we did, and some advice for planning the honeymoon of your dreams. OUR HONEYMOON My husband and I were married on a sunny but cold Oklahoma December day in 2014. With a winter wedding, we knew we wanted to go somewhere warm and tropical for our honeymoon to soak up the sun…

  • Wedding Wednesday {Being A Bridesmaid}

    I am currently a Bridesmaid and a Bride which has given me so much insight into the world of both sides of the planning process. One of my best friends is getting married less than a month before me, and while it is incredibly exciting, there is more stress than there normally would be for somebody taking on either role. Planning our weddings at the same time has also been so much fun, and we are able to relate on so many levels. It’s nice to be able to run to someone to vent and have them completely understand. A few weeks ago Cassie from Sage posted about how to…

  • Wedding Wednesday {Tips To Pick a Venue}

    I am so very happy that it is already Wednesday, lucky for me the end of today is the end of my official workweek since I am at a conference. I only have a few updates from this past week, but I am looking forward to lots more for next week! Since last Wedding Wednesday we have changed our minds twice about the Save-The-Date images. We are finally settled and will be ordering them as soon as we are reunited on Thursday. Along with choosing the images and layout, we decided to address them by hand. As much as I love calligraphy, we just can’t afford to spend $400 on…