little black dress.

So I went "fake dress shopping" with my maid of honor the other week. We went out looking for appropriate bm dresses, for each one of our weddings. Then, tried on a few... and took pictures to use as examples for our bridal party ladies.

If you remember, I am having them pick out their own black, dress. Which means they should all have completely different styles, since many of them are so different from one another.

By giving some guidelines, and sending some pictures, I hope this will make it a bit more stress free. I can't wait to see what dresses each bm picks out!!


string me along, please.

My fiance has been working on the save the dates, and what I've seen, so far I've loved.

But isn't this idea from Martha Stewart adorable?


double dog dare.

I am officially announcing that I am pursuing event coordination. Weddings, parties, bridal showers, the whole sha'bang.

I can't wait to reveal more.

I can't wait to show you what I can do.

It's time to make your dream a reality, too.


There are no words.

to show just how excited I am.

I can't believe it! When I first told my fiance about wanting a version of a photobooth, this is exactly what I had in mind. Don't get me wrong, I didn't come up with the idea. I actually saw it done once before. And after 13 months, finally, I've found it again! Woot!

Can you imagine, having a photowall where your guests can pop their heads into picture frames for great photo ops! I can already see, having my mustaches used as props. Mark my words, I am attempting this. According to kiss the groom it was made by covering wood with wallpaper, and hanging frames over the cutouts in the wood.

So first things first, go to Home Depot and price out some wood. ;)


wedding dress or jeans.

I love the idea of wearing pearls on my wedding day. I'm considering wearing the pearl set that my boy gave me, unless something else unfolds.

Totally beautiful accessory to rock in your wedding dress. And actually still wear it again.

spell it out for me.

I'm not personally into the whole monogram thang, but if I were, these vinyl decals would be perfect.

my BFFs bridal blowout shower.

Are you getting an idea of what I have in store? Oh yeah, Vegas, baby. Vegas.

I figure the theme is going to be "Lucky in Love." Think Vegas. Little White Wedding Chapel. Elvis and Priscilla. Lots of red, black, and white.

We both don't want really cookie cutter boring wedding showers, where you sit around and play lots of games. Instead, we want something fun and youthful. And entertaining! So, I'm hoping this will do the trick.

As far as games, I know we will have at least that one where you can't say the word "wedding," or you lose the clothespin. But, instead of a clothespin, we will have little red dice accessories. Either a bracelet, or pin. I've already bought these red dice from ebay, to make them from.

I definitely want to do a quiz, printed onto an oversized playing card. (My adorably accommodating fiance is helping with this!) And the invitations will be really Vegas, Little White Wedding Chapel-y.

I wish I could just find an Elvis cake topper, without paying an arm and a leg! Even a little figurine would be fine!!

Kocham cię.

I found my apron for the dollar dance!!! What's crazy, is that I've always loved the aprons from snappyshop, but I just never found something I exactly saw as perfect for the wedding. This, I think totally rocks.

Now, I'll just need to incorporate some details from the women in my family, and we'll be good to go.


tie the knot.

We are planning on having our groomsmen wear blue ties with their tuxes. My intention is to buy the Dad's ties for Christmas, that will go with their own formalwear. Then, they'll have their tie. They don't have to look for it, and we know it'll all coordinate.
I wonder what my Dad would say if I gave him a tie, with a unicorn.


pink, white, and blue.

I already bought a birdcage veil, but I wanted a flower to use as a fascinator. Well I bought this blue one for my ceremony, and the pink one for my reception!

My Mom's reaction, "Colors? I thought you only wore white. Oh well, you know best." Hah. You can't win 'em all.

done and done.

Consider this photo op, a done deal.

Because this gal, has just placed her order.

Now, that doesn't mean, a few more wouldn't hurt. ;)

so blue, it's not blue.

I'm busy hunting down some accessories for my maids, as both wedding day attire and also gifts. This necklace from whiteowl is a beauty.

If only it were blue.


the E word.

My bff of 37 years and counting* just got officially engaged. The thing is, is that she has been unofficially engaged for some time now.

Her wedding date, dress, location, guest list....already done. The only thing that wasn't done, was the proposal.

It makes you think, what do you consider as the moment you are engaged?

Is it when you get The ring? When he proposes? When he asks the fam for permission?

I think it's the moment you both decide, that this is It. When you both decide that there is no one else in the world to make you happy. That moment, that you know, you want to be engaged. Because you want to be married. To that one person, forever.

So when they decided that they wanted to marry, they naturally started making plans. But when a ring snafu happened, my bff felt like she was going to be married before she was engaged.

Turns out, he bought a mood ring from a tourist gift shop behind her back when we went out for my birthday. And that night he got down on one knee and proposed.

So congratulations, bff, on your engagement. Regardless of when you actually got engaged. ;)

*Technically it's been less than 37 years. But not by much. ;)