Weekend Buzz|Friday Favorites


Hope you all have had a fabulous week! I've got quite a busy weekend ahead and I'm looking forward to every bit of it! Can you tell I love Spring? :)  While you're relaxing this weekend be sure to check out the happenings around the web! Image Credit: Chelsea Anderson Photography via Tidewater and Tulle This week I'm Loving... Check out this this Glamorous Anniversary session by clicking here. Did you hear about Lover.ly's new partnership. … CONTINUE READING

One on One with..Heidi Elnora

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A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with designer Heidi Elnora. You may remember Heidi from Project Runway where she first showcased her keen fashion design skills. These days, Heidi has built her brand heidi elnora from the ground up and her designs can be found in over 32 stores worldwide. I really enjoyed talking to the Alabama native and she's definitely the epitome of a southern belle! Image Credit: Stacy Richardson … CONTINUE READING

Urban St. Louis Engagement Session by Kairos Photography


I love today's engagement shoot featuring Tamara and Sylvester walking hand in hand in love around downtown St. Louis and the Mississippi waterfront. You couldn't tell it was a cold day with these two love birds! The team at Kairos Photography was behind the lens that day to capture their love story. From the Photographer: "Tamara and Sylvester's urban St. Louis engagement session was so much fun to photograph! It was a cold and grey January … CONTINUE READING

{Love & Life} Looking Back to Move Forward: My 1st Year Out of Corporate America

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Every now and then I like to take a break from the prettiness and just talk about life. Because I know lots of things happen while planning a wedding. Not to mention, I'm always the one asking the questions I decided this year I want to let you guys in on what's going on with me as well. On Saturday, March 21st it marked a year that I have been out of Corporate America. This has been one of the most challenging, scariest, craziest things I've … CONTINUE READING

Donnie & Kim’s 25 Year Vow Renewal


The most important thing I want people to know is it's not just about getting married it's about STAYING married! At the end of the day when the dusts settles and all the sparkle clears away you want a love that stands the tests of time. Donnie & Kim celebrated their 25th Anniversary together by doing a vow renewal with their son and daughter as best man & maid of honor. They enlisted Latoya of Elle Kay Events to plan their renewal and … CONTINUE READING

Weekend Buzz|Friday Favorites


Happy Friday people!! This has been an extremely productive week for me and I hope for you as well. I'm looking forward to a vision board party tomorrow, which is actually my first time actually doing a vision board so I'm extremely excited! What are you looking forward to? Be sure to read up on the happenings in world of weddings, life, style and travel below! This week I'm Loving... Photo Credit: Meghan Rowe Photography via Brown Sparrow … CONTINUE READING

{Engaged} Charney & Rasheem by Foster Ambitions Photography


Today's engagement shoot comes from our reader appreciation winner,  Charney Robinson. Charney had such wonderful words to say about what CBB meant to her and when she sent her photo's over for a feature it was a no brainer. Charney & Raheem live in Baltimore and got engaged on New Year's Eve 2013. Take a look at their engagement shoot with photo's by Foster Ambitions Photography. The Details: Couple’s Name: Charney … CONTINUE READING

New Years Eve Wedding at the Renaissance North Hills by In His Image Photography


I'm so excited to feature the work of In His Image Photography as I've been a fan of Dajuan's work for years. And what better way to debut his work than a New Year's Eve Wedding! Having a wedding on NYE is a great way to gather all your friends and family in one place and to bring in the New Year partying together while celebrating love. Check out Melody & Michael's wedding below! From the Bride: Share with us how you two met: Mike and I … CONTINUE READING