st lucia Take a Trip to Romance in Saint Lucia!

Whether you care about which woman Juan Pablo gave the final rose to or not, we all have to agree that the Saint Lucian backdrop was pretty amazing.  When it comes time for you to plan your own romantic destination... Read More

tote bag copy Fun Bridesmaid Gifts for Every Kind of Friend

For the Romantic She lives for all things Mr. Darcy and peony-scented.  Modernize your friend’s space with a pretty print with an equally beautiful quote. This one (above) is from Roald Dahl and is one of my very, very, very... Read More

FinnWeddingWeb_031 copy 5 Wedding Registry Ideas for Your Hobbies

As the average age for marriage increases, our wedding registry needs have definitely changed. Even though we still might have some household items on our list, for many of us, the majority of what we use has already been purchased... Read More

02-collage Retro Hawaiian Wedding Decor

  I am a sucker for a retro Hawaiian-themed event. Blame it on my third-grade obsession with all things Gidget and Beach Blanket Bingo, but kitschy tiki is just the funnest party ever in my book. Here is a collection... Read More

01-justin collage Tea Length Wedding Dresses

  You know how they say that every trend comes around again?  Can I just say how happy I am that tea length dresses are growing in popularity again.  Delightfully retro with a modern wink, these dresses can’t help but... Read More

triangle flirtation copy Modern Wedding Invitations

Who doesn’t love a great invite?  I’m such a fan of modern wedding invitations. Their use of font, color, and text (sometimes with plenty of humor) is youthful and fashion-forward. Invitations don’t just let guests know the crucial details or... Read More

legal miss sunshine copy Wooden Cufflinks and Tie Clips

This roundup is filled with fantastic wooden cufflinks and tie clips. Especially if you are having a rustic or country wedding, these accessories would pair well with more casual suits. Give this cute pin to your ushers. Your guests will... Read More

frank-lloyd-wright-home Chicago Honeymoon Side Trip: Oak Park

Immediately west of Chicago is a small town called Oak Park. Tucked into the urban bustle of its neighbor – and only a few minutes from city airports and Chicago’s downtown by either car or public transit – this village... Read More

expresso Celebrate With a State Fair Menu

I love going to the fair every year and it has absolutely nothing to do with the rides. Just look for me by the scone stand. If you are looking for a fun and festive menu to serve guests at... Read More

blue nile Cute Accessories Round-Up: Lockets

No accessory is quite as delicately feminine as a locket! So if you are looking for a gift to give your ladies that they will wear again and again (unlike that peach number you are asking them to rock), here... Read More

shoes Wedding Whims: Sole Mates

Let us be the spark that inspires you through your wedding planning adventure. We have just the thing – a lovely collection of wedding whims and a shiny new video series to share with you. Whims, you ask? You know,... Read More