the most romantic valentine’s day gift

Call me old-fashioned but long stem red roses on Valentine’s Day will forever be the most romantic gift you can give. There’s something so classic, so timeless about a beautiful rose, and a box full of them?! Yes please! Red roses have long been tied to love, dating back to Greek and Roman mythology and […]

tuscany destination wedding photographer

We can all agree that getting married in Tuscany is a dream come true. Whether you’re looking for seascapes along the Mediterranean or gorgeous vistas near Florence as a backdrop to your nuptials, Tuscany will never go out of style. When planning your destination wedding in Tuscany you’ll definitely need a local wedding planner, but […]

planning a same-sex wedding: is it time to break tradition?

Let’s face it, same-sex couples’ broke tradition when they were finally allowed to marry their partner. It was a landmark victory for gay men and women, and one they should never have had to fight for in the first place. While many couples may love the idea of carrying on with wedding traditions; has the […]

wedding prep the healthy way

Wedding planning can be time-consuming, especially on top of work and spending time with your fiancé. It’s all too easy to let things slide when that ‘to do’ starts getting long and one of the first that generally goes by the wayside during stressful times is healthy eating, which is crazy because before your wedding […]

personalized keepsake jewelry

Whether you’re looking for personalized bridesmaid’s jewelry or something really special for you and your husband-to-be on your big day, take a peek at oNecklace’s collections and you’re sure to find something unique! When shopping for your bridesmaids, jewelry makes a great choice as it’s something they can keep forever. And better yet, if you […]

colorado venue alert: mount vernon country club

Nestled in the foothills of Golden, CO, just south of picturesque Tabletop Mountain and a mere 20 minutes from downtown Denver, everything you had hoped for in a unique venue space awaits you at Mount Vernon Country Club! Mount Vernon Country Club’s panoramic rooms all feature beautiful vistas of mountains, canyon and Denver’s city lights. […]

wedding invitations: try before you buy

Paper lovers rejoice! Wedding Paper Divas are making your wedding invitation shopping process that much more fun with their FREE Sample Kits. When shopping around online for your save the dates and wedding invites, it’s hard to tell what it’s really going to look and feel like – and that’s where Wedding Paper Divas save […]

5 best europe beach destinations for hen & stag parties

So you’ve been given the task of organising a hen or stag weekend party, but beware – it is NOT always as easy as it seems. Determining whether or not this party will be a success all depends on where it takes place. As much as you may think that Vegas is the place to […]

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 […]