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How to be the Best Maid of Honor Ever

May 10, 2019

Congrats on being asked to be a maid of honor! This is a big deal — the maid of honor is critically important to the wedding. Think of yourself as the bride’s right hand woman. She will depend on you for several tasks, including planning the bachelorette party, making sure the bridesmaids dresses get ordered, […]

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Featured Vendor: Stems & Styles

April 28, 2019

Owner/designer Suzanne Martensen launched Stems & Styles in Homewood 10 years ago, and her lush, pastoral designs are more in demand than ever. Martensen says she “loves a love story,” and her fresh eye for floral whimsy and romance makes every bride’s big day dreams come true.

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6 Delicious Easter Recipes

April 8, 2019

Easter dinner is a perfect time to say out with the old and in with the new. Celebrate this time of renewal by trying a new dish that is sure to become a family favorite. We’ve rounded up a few Easter recipes we think are worth a try this year. A “secret ingredient” elevates these […]

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Bridal Shower Etiquette Guide

March 28, 2019

The bridal shower is one of the most fun pre-wedding events. It’s an event where you can bond with the wedding party and the bride’s family and friends. Are you planning to host or attend a bridal shower this spring? Get the etiquette 411 here so you can have the best bridal shower ever. 1. […]

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Lauren & Yitzi

March 21, 2019

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5 Apps That Make Wedding Planning Easier

March 10, 2019

Ah, technology. It makes so many facets of our lives so much simpler, and that includes the onerous task of wedding planning! While iTune and Google Play are chock-a-block with great apps for wedding planning, we’ve picked just 5 of our favorites that are free and easy to use. You are probably using some of […]

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5 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

February 26, 2019

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming. Many couples spend hours per week in the months leading up to the big event on the phone with vendors, wrangling contracts and a budget, choosing decorative elements, planning a reception, and the list goes on. It’s a lot, and most couples just don’t have enough time, or the […]

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How to Budget for a Wedding

February 12, 2019

Ah, the wonderful world of wedding planning. To what do you owe this fun (and definitely not stressful at all) honor? That’s right, your future spouse! But before you decide to unload all of your pre-wedding stress on your significant other, we’ve got some tips that’ll help make sure your wedding planning process really is […]

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Sweets for Your Sweetheart: 5 of Our Fave Valentine’s Day Desserts

February 8, 2019

Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to indulge your sweetheart — and your sweet tooth — with decadent desserts. We’ve rounded up a few tantalizing recipes that are easy to make but hard to pass up. From cheesecake bites to cookies, you’ll find the perfect sweet treat for special someones of all ages! Red Velvet […]

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Engaged? What to Do First

January 28, 2019

You’re engaged! Before you even think about your wedding, take some time to enjoy this moment with your beloved. We wish you all the happiness and future joy! Next, take a deep breath and start thinking about the next big step — your wedding! Read on for our tips on what to do now that […]

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