One on One with Karley Kiker of “Hitched in a Hurry” Plus a Special GIVEAWAY!!


As of Valentine's Day engagement season has officially ended but we know engagements happen all the time. So, I'd like to say welcome to all the newly engaged!!! Some of you have set your date and you realize it's sooner rather than later. I'm happy to introduce Karley Kiker, author of the book, "Hitched in a Hurry." Karley got engaged and planned her wedding in 4 months! In her book she details how you can too, and not be stressed out along the … CONTINUE READING

Elegant Bridal Session by Richard Bell Photography


I'm happy to feature another bridal session today for you guys. I'm really loving that brides are taking time before or after the wedding day to get shots done without feeling rushed or anxiety of the big day ahead. Chin chose the Thomas Bennett House in Charleston as her location for her photo shoot.  A charming building with a beautiful staircase, big welcoming windows and prestige architecture made this shoot very classy and elegant. From the … CONTINUE READING

Friday (Wedding Buzz}


Hope you all have had a fabulous week!! As we wind down for the weekend, here's some things going on from the world wide web that caught my eye: This week I'm Loving... Want to really make your guests swoon? 10 Thing Every Guest Wants at your Wedding via Huffington Post Weddings. If you're trying to stay organized while planning here's a great read on keeping it together from Knotsvilla. We've got another giveaway going on!! Find out deets … CONTINUE READING

A Peacock Inspired Wedding by Rashad Pleasant Photography

The Merion Wedding Photos

Last week we featured the engagement of Darrell & Janine and today we have their lovely wedding as well! Their nuptials took place in the ballroom at The Merion in New Jersey which is a great venue for a intimate wedding or a lavish gala. I'm loving the colors Janine choose for her bridesmaids which kept in line with her peacock theme, as well as the beautiful feathered cake. From the Photographer: "I absolutely love Janine + Darrell. They … CONTINUE READING

{Travel Tuesday} Why Greece is on my Bucket List


So you want both culture and a beautiful beach but you don't want to go to the Caribbean? Why not head to Greece! Specifically...Athens, Santorini and Mykonos....this locale has actually been on my bucket list for a while now and I look forward to making it a reality really soon. Let me tell you why: About Greece: Greece is an enchanting and magical location with a melting pot of night spots, fresh food and mythical legends. Breathtaking … CONTINUE READING

A Jazzy Engagement Shoot by Civic Photos


I love when couples use their city as the backdrop for their engagement shoots. From monuments to hotels to parks it's a great way to capture love. Weather permitting of course. Let's follow Mark & Moira around Houston as Civic Photo captures their love story. From the Photographer: "Here are a few frames from a quite jazzy engagement we shot in the downtown Houston area. First of all…we loved shooting Mark & Moira since their … CONTINUE READING

Friday {Wedding Buzz}


As promised we are bringing back the Weekly Wedding Buzz with news on weddings, life, style and travel from around the web and some of my favorite blogs. This week I'm Loving... This couple is taking their wedding and engagement on the road. Read all about it here. What's it like to be together for 75 years? William & Willie Mae Fullwood explain how they stayed together here. This intimate engagement dinner over on Bajan Wed. Should you … CONTINUE READING

Designer Spotlight: Veluz 2015 Ready To Wear Collection


Velez Reyes debuted her Ready to Wear line in 2013 and has been on a roll ever since. The latest collection features intricately placed beading, delicate lace, soft tulle and chapel length trains. Keeping something for everyone she has A-line, mermaid as well as fit & flare silhouettes. It's no wonder the Filipino designer gets many, many requests from the U.S. and … CONTINUE READING