{Soul Mates Photo} Today’s tip is a quick one, referring to one of your biggest budget busters - the food and drinks! This is something I tell all of my brides (and engaged friends, for that matter!) - and it’s simple. When booking your venue, make sure to a) find out the deadline for final [...]


Happy Monday, everyone! Where did the weekend go? I spent mine up in Maine, working away on Mark & Sarah’s wedding, and I cannnnnot wait to show you the images that Stacey Hedman captured! It may be a while before they go up here on LLD, but for now, here’s a sneak peek of the big [...]


I remember, looooong before the engagement, coming across a dress that made me stop in my tracks. It was Jamie-Lynn Sigler’s wedding dress (from her first marriage in 2003), and it was a simple, strapless Monique Lhuillier gown with a corset back. I fell in love with that dress; that dress gave me serious wedding fever. Sadly [...]


Hi guys!! I feel like I have been gone forever and it’s so good to be back here. I’ve had a whirlwind few past weeks - from working Mel‘s wedding in Cabo and the Fizz & Frills launch party, to another wedding I did this past weekend, to having Steph & Robin staying with us [...]


{fan image by Andrew McCaul} Yes, I subscribe to Real Simple, and it is pretty much one of my favorite things. It is also one of the enewsletters I subscribe to, so when I received these handy tips on how to keep cool during this heat wave, I knew I just had to share it [...]


{Jonas Peterson via Ruffled} Happy Thursday, you pretty people! I hope your week is treating you well so far - and hey, tomorrow is Friday, so life is good, right? I have been busy crafting away for Mel’s wedding that I am designing/planning in Cabo next week (AKA taking all of her amazing lovely little details [...]


{Scobey Photography} This picture is so us. We are both cracking up; certainly far from supermodels but we are enjoying the moment. Inspiration. That is what wedding blogs are for. To provide you with a daily dose of inspiration through real weddings, engagements, styled shoots, and DIY how-tos. But after looking at picture after picture [...]


Today I thought it could be helpful to provide you with insight from a wine professional to help you choose the right wines within each price bracket for your big day, or even for just a weekend get-together. So I invited Mark Bosko, direct sales manager {and groom-to-be} at Colene Clemens Vineyard {a private winery in [...]


Lovely Advice: Be Present

by jacin on June 27, 2011

{Jose Villa} Sounds pretty simple, right? Well if there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past year or so it is that, much to the dismay and disbelief of most {and contrary to the millions of blog posts I read}, social media does not make the world go round. Ahhh!!! I know, I said it. [...]


Lately I’ve been receiving quite a few emails from readers asking questions beyond wedding planning and in to other aspects of life, specifically focused on starting your own business. One topic that comes up frequently is branding; how to decide on branding, how to determine what is best for you, and how to go about getting [...]