Wedding Gift Registries and Alternatives

I get asked all the time about etiquette rules and the do’s and don’ts of registering for wedding gifts. As for etiquette, the main thing is never, ever, ever include registry information with your wedding invitations. Share that info with your shower invitations, on the wedding website or best … [Read more...]

Berkley & Zac | Birmingham Botanical Gardens & The Summit Club Wedding


I truly adore all the couples I get to work with every year, but I have to say, one of my favorites from 2013 would have to be Berkley and Zac. I had such fun every time we got together for planning sessions. Keeping with true form for all of my 2013 outdoor weddings… yes, we had a weather issue. … [Read more...]

Aunt To Be

Sally and Greg's Pregnancy Announcement

Over Christmas I learned that I am going to be an aunt very soon and I'm over the moon excited about it! I realize this blog is first and foremost about weddings and my planning adventures, but since this is my first time to be an aunt, I cannot help myself… I am just going to have to share the … [Read more...]

Erin + Rob | Wedding at The Stables at Russell Crossroads


On this very cold January morning (third day in a row, sigh), I can't help but think back on a very chilly wedding we had last March. So I thought I'd share today. Erin and Rob's wedding took place at The Stables at Russell Crossroads. The ceremony was inside the barn upstairs in the loft area and … [Read more...]

Newlyweds and Christmas Cards

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I recently received an interesting text message from the mother of one of my former brides. Given it’s the holidays, I thought it would make a great topic to expand on. She wanted to know if there was specific etiquette indicating newlyweds should send Christmas cards to everyone on their wedding … [Read more...]