3 Really Good Reasons to Get a Professional Wedding Album

3 Really Good Reasons to Get a Professional Wedding Album

As you’re figuring out all the details, logistics, and cost of your wedding day, you might be questioning if a wedding album is really necessary for this day and age. Maybe you’re thinking: “We’re going to have all the digitals! Why should we spend extra money on a book? Can’t I just make a cheap one online?” Before you decide, let's explore 3 really good reasons to get a professionally made wedding album. The technology of a book doesn’t expire As much as we love our digital formats, they’re ever-changing. Remember the...

Free Printable Bridesmaid Gift Tags from Zola

Printable Bridesmaid Gift Tags

It’s a tough time for brides right now as weddings and pre-ceremony celebrations get postponed. While typical wedding planning tasks such as taste testing and venue tours have come to a standstill, there are some wedding tasks you can knock out while practicing safe social distancing! Now more than ever it’s important to tell friends and family how much you appreciate their support. Get ahead of your bridal tasks with this easy and free craft! The wedding experts over at Zola have created these printable bridesmaid gift tags to let...

Wedding Planning 101: Where to Start

Wedding Planning 101: Where to Start

Now that a little time has passed since you said "YES!" you might be thinking that it's time to get started on the actual wedding planning! Congratulations! You're about to start one of the most exciting parts of the process. It's not uncommon that you might also be at the point where you're realizing that this exciting process can also be quite overwhelming. Not sure where to start? Don't worry, I've got you! Let's talk about 7 things you can do to get your wedding planning off on...

Header Image: 10 Wedding planning tasks you can do from home this weekend

10 Wedding Planning Tasks You Can Do From Home This Weekend

Hey there! I know things are weird right now and all of us are starting to feel a little antsy about what’s going on in the world. For me, I’ve found that a great way to keep the blues at bay is to keep busy and focused on the things that I CAN do right now. With that in mind, I thought it would be helpful to make a list of tasks that all of you engaged couples out there can do at home this weekend. Here are 10...

5 Wedding Venues in Orange County for an Indoor Ceremony

Whether you’re hoping to avoid the slight chance of rain during your winter wedding, shield your guests from the blazing sun during your summer wedding, or maybe you just want something a little unique for the big day, having your wedding ceremony entirely indoors has some great benefits. Regardless of your reason for wanting an indoor ceremony, there are some great options to choose from here locally. Let’s take a look at 5 wedding venues in Orange County that are great for hosting an indoor ceremony and reception.  Before...

6 Things That Will Make Your Wedding Guests Grumpy

No doubt you’ve spent hours on your guest list and all that goes with it. You’ve even carefully selected a beautiful invitation suite and menu to be sure that your guests enjoy celebrating your perfect day as much as you do. But there are some unexpected things that can make their experience as a guest less than enjoyable. Let’s talk about six things that will make your wedding guests grumpy and how to avoid them! (Note: Some links are affiliate links.) Sitting out in the sun/cold too long (not planning...

6 Tips to write a killer wedding speech

How to Write a Killer Wedding Speech

Did you just find out you're the maid of honor/best man at your best friend's wedding? This post is for you! More than likely part of your bridal party duties involve giving a speech of some kind. It might be tempting to google something pre-written, or to tell every story you can think of about the bride/groom. But before you do that, here are a few tips to help you write a killer wedding speech that everyone will enjoy! Remember The Purpose When preparing a speech, it's incredibly easy to...

5 wedding tips for introverts

5 Wedding Tips for Introverts

Everyone gets the jitters about their wedding day, but for introverts, the idea of having all eyes on you for the entire day can feel like something right out of a nightmare. While some of us weren't born to be the center of attention, it doesn't mean that you can't still have an incredible wedding with the people you love! Today I'm sharing 5 wedding tips for introverts! Keep it small One of the most impactful things you can do is to keep the guest list small. Honestly, this is...

How to Choose a Location for Your Engagement Session

Choosing the right location for your engagement session may have your head spinning at first. Maybe you and your fiance have different ideas of how it should look. Maybe you feel overwhelmed with Pinterest "inspiration" and trends. Here are four tips for how to choose a location for your engagement session: Talk to your photographer The first thing you should do when it's time to decide on a location for your engagement session is to talk to your photographer. If you're working with a professional (which I highly recommend), they'll...