Archive for April, 2009

Good thoughts


Jessica at the Budget Savvy Bride has been one of my favourite wedding bloggers since I first discovered the bridal blogging niche. Her neighbourhood was hit by a tornado on Friday. She and her family are thankfully safe, but the devastation in their town is quite extensive. Please keep Jess, her family and her neighbourhood […]

Our Top Two


Before we were even engaged, we each knew what our most important item was on our wedding day, other than family, friends and our vows. For Adam, it’s all about good food. For me, it’s all about good photography. In each case, our most important thing has a family tie, as well as being a […]



After many months of research, emails and phone calls, and a few “first dates,” we’ve finally signed a contract and submitted a deposit to a photographer! You’ll remember that this was one of our most important items, so I am relieved to finally put a big check mark on this to-do item. We thought we […]

Flower power


We’ve known from the beginning that we don’t want a lot of flowers at our wedding. I have mild pollen allergies, but we also just don’t see the point in spending hundreds on flowers for one day. I do want a bouquet, though, and boutennieres and corsages for our closest loved ones. Though I won […]

My bridal posse


At the end of March, I asked three of my favourite women to be my bridesmaids, and luckily they all said yes! Laura, my cousin, will be my maid of honour. We were born 6.5 months apart, and we’ve lived on opposite sides of the country our whole lives, but I couldn’t imagine getting married […]