Maddie + Nic | Cullman Alabama Wedding

So many times in my life my mom has said to me.. good things come to those who wait. That's hard sometimes, but I have to agree with her, especially with regards to the images I'm sharing today from Maddie and Nic's June wedding in...

10 Budget-Saving Tips for Your Wedding

Let’s face it, weddings are expensive. But there are ways you can save money here and there and still have the wedding of your dreams! Here are ten large and small cost-cutting tips to keep in mind as you’re planning your big day: Prepare a budget...

Romantic Southern Mini-Moon Destinations

Don’t have the time or the budget to take a lavish honeymoon? Take a mini-moon instead! Sometimes your schedule doesn’t allow for a two-week or more getaway, or your budget is tight after the wedding of your dreams. You can still have a great time...

9 Favorite Traditional Ceremony Music Selections

When you think of traditional wedding music, you most likely think of “Wedding March” by Mendelssohn -- called “Here Comes the Bride” by most people. It’s a beautiful, traditional choice but don’t feel limited by it. There are many other arrangements of this tune you...

Stefanie + Michael | Engagement Photos

It's finally wedding week for Stefanie and Michael and I couldn't be more excited to see all the months of planning come to life. Stefanie and Michael are showing off Birmingham to their family and friends and we've assembled and all-star team to make it...

What’s in Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit?

As a wedding planner, I’ve seen my share of wedding day emergencies. Every bride and groom wants their special day to be perfect, so any mishap is an emergency -- a missing button, a broken heel, a frayed hem. Don’t let these little annoyances ruin...

Gift Ideas from the Groom to His Bride

Unlike her engagement ring, your personal gift to your bride on your wedding day doesn’t have to meet specific criteria. You don’t have to spend a lot of money; in fact, you can spend almost nothing at all. What is important with this gift is...

How To Be a Good Wedding Guest

Are you up-to-date on your wedding guest etiquette? As a wedding guest, you have responsibilities, too! Celebrate the special couple’s big day while minding your manners with these tips. Getting There Always RSVP promptly even if you’re not going to attend. "RSVP" is short for the French...

Tips on Changing Your Name

Now that you're newly married and the wedding is over, you can begin a new project: changing your name.  While the wedding solidified you and your spouse's journey together, the marriage license makes it concrete. Your love is now official! And with that marriage license you...