November 20, 2019

In our house, Friendsgiving serves as the true kickoff to the holiday season.  Friends gather before everyone leaves town to visit family, and everyone brings food to share.  While sometimes the reality is a lot more disposable plates and a lot less “Pinterest perfecti...

November 6, 2019

When I was in college, my professors discouraged us from becoming wedding planners-- saying that the market was too saturated and that we would only ever work for venues or other larger companies, rather than for ourselves.

So when I decided to open my own business, it...

October 30, 2019

If you were raised north of the Mason-Dixon line, chances are high that scheduling a bridal portrait session is not on your radar.  That being said, bridal portraits are not only a southern tradition, but can prove to be beneficial to the wedding planning process, for...

October 23, 2019

A few months ago I received an inquiry to help with a ten year old’s Harry Potter themed birthday party.  I would be lying if I told you I wasn’t a little but jealous of all that her mom already had planned. Homemade chocolate frogs, floating candles for The Great Hall...

October 16, 2019

When I first started delving into the world of wedding design, styled shoots were my new best friend.  It was an opportunity to curate the weddings I wanted to be working on, rather than just waiting for my dream client to pick up the phone and book with us.

Styled shoo...

October 9, 2019

It always catches me off guard when a fellow wedding industry friend makes a comment about how busy we are, or how things seem somehow easier for us, because we seemingly grew overnight.

Well let me let y’all in on a secret friends— it doesn’t always feel that way from...

October 2, 2019

Y’all, I’m gonna be real with you— owning a wedding business can be pretty lonely.  

If you’re one of the few who is fortunate enough to work in your business full-time, that means that you are also eliminating that day-to-day interaction with co-workers, making the wor...

September 25, 2019

I grew up in a family of models, body builders, dancers, and pageant girls, so when it came time for us to plan our wedding, I thought that picking out my wedding dress would be the easy part.  Boy was I wrong.

While beauty pageants and dance recitals can prepare you fo...

September 18, 2019

It is no secret that I am a HUGE fan of Jenna Kutcher and her social media teaching methods.  Although not a wedding photographer, I have gained so much value from her online trainings and now also her podcast.

One of the greatest things that has resonated with me latel...

September 11, 2019

The idea of “sweating for the wedding” was something that I never thought I would partake in when it came time to get ready for our own wedding.  To best explain this I have to back up about 8 years, so bare with me.

When I was in high school, I began doing beauty pagea...

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