grace & stella beauty products: keep or give?

Before you delve into these product reviews from Grace & Stella be sure to check out last week’s reviews here! Grace & Stella sent me their Dead Sea Mud Mask and their (business launching – I’ll explain in a moment!) Dr. Pedicure Foot Exfoliating Mask, which were two very new types of products for me, so […]

grace & stella: give (yourself + others) the gift of beauty

‘Me-Time’ pampering and holiday shopping just got a little bit easier with skincare and beauty products from Grace & Stella. Beauty. I was lucky enough to try out a few of their products and gave myself a little ‘at home spa’ experience that I’ll admit, I was in dire need of! With dry heels and […]

artisan craftsmanship: groom + groomsmen gifts

Grooms and groomsmen are notoriously hard to shop for. It’s all trendy right now to buy them beard grooming kits or fancy beer accessories… but it’s your wedding! Get them something that they’ll truly treasure! These guys are important (after all, you handpicked them to stand next to you and your partner on one of […]

which style of engagement ring is right for you?

Saying yes to a beautiful, diamond engagement ring is going to be one of the most exciting moments of your life. Not only is your partner whom you adore promising to commit to you forever, but you’re being presented with a piece of jewelry that you’ll wear happily ever after! Because you’re going to wear […]

what you should know about last minute weddings

You might think a ‘last minute wedding’ has a negative connotation – but believe me, it does not! Last minute weddings happen all the time, all around us, for various reasons. The couple doesn’t want to spend a year or more going over every detail, you prefer to elope, or you’re just ready to get […]

travel with us: Viking River Cruises

I couldn’t be more excited to share with you that my boyfriend and I are headed off on a romantic adventure in Europe together with Viking River Cruises! We’re going to be checking it out as an option for your honeymoon or anniversary and reporting daily from the cities we visit and our boat, Viking […]

the perfect wedding reception coffee bar

Hands down the best thing you can do at a wedding to really make it yours is to personalize it. Creating a personalized experience not only for you and your beau but also for your guests is not as hard as you may think, and it definitely goes beyond the monogram! One fabulous way to […]

2016 wedding trend | marble

Marble details are definitely hot right now and it’s definitely going to stick around. Marble details are classically romantic and when the look is applied to unexpected elements it adds a modern, chic edge to your wedding. Marbling is also a great way to show off a little color at your wedding in an interesting […]

our review: WeddingMoons at Sandals

As many of you who know and follow this blog on Instagram, a few months ago I was lucky enough to spend a few days in the Bahamas at Sandals’ Royal Bahamian all-inclusive resort with fellow Aisle Society wedding bloggers and Alexis June Weddings captured all of it. Not only was the resort and our […]

rentivist: borrowed décor at your fingertips

Stunning, chic, modern, elegant, eclectic… no matter what sort of décor you’re seeking for your wedding, engagement party, editorial shoot, rehearsal dinner, get together – you don’t have to spray paint cheap plastic vases gold anymore and you don’t have to shell out a lot of money for décor items you’ll only ever you once. […]

your bachelorette party: BEST.WEEKEND.EVER

Your bachelorette is all about creating the best.weekend.ever. for her last fling before the ring. It’s these experiences that make memories that last a lifetime, and that’s where Bach Weekend comes in. Bach Weekend takes an awesome destination (right now you can choose from Miami, New Orleans, or Nashville), epic moments that only they can pull […]

honeymoon for (nearly) free

Weddings are expensive, your honeymoon doesn’t have to be! With a few strategies that you’ll get to use for yourself, Jon Hayes (the Founder and CEO of RewardStock) planned his honeymoon to the Maldives with first class airfare and 8 nights in a luxury hotel for just $90 a person. Impossible right?! Not so. Jon […]

amazing moments that make you sweat

Sometimes the moments that make us sweat are the most amazing moments of all which is why I’m so pleased to have partnered with Simply Stylist and Dove to bring you today’s post! As a bride-to-be or a bride-to-someday-be, you’re going to have some heart racing times: when he (or you!) gets down on one […]

beautiful bling without the big price

You know those Norman Rockwell wall plates and Thomas Kinkade Christmas Villages that your parents put out during the holidays and that have been passed down from their parents? Those are from The Bradford Exchange and their tradition of fine collectibles continues into the 21st century with exclusive and gorgeous jewelry designs, including engagement rings […]

a dress for every wedding occasion from BHLDN

For those of you that are recently engaged, you may not know that your wedding dress isn’t the only important dress of your wedding planning experience. It may be the most important, but as you will quickly realize there are lots of other events that will require you to be the guest of honour, and […]

color coordinated wedding invitations

Deciding on your wedding color palette is one of the most exciting times during the wedding planning process. Once you know what hues you’ll be designing in it’s so much easier to picture your big day and all the adorable details that go along with it. Once your palette is decided and your venue and […]