Archive for January, 2009

I am a huge fan of designer Jenny Yoo. I like her fashion forward style, but more importantly, I love that her dresses are very reasonably priced. Her wedding alternatives collection has dresses under $500 and go up from there depending on what fabric you desire. Most designers forbid or charge you more if you […]


One of the first things that came to me after moving up our date was a new vision for the wedding. When we were planning an evening wedding, it was going to be a bit more traditional. Now that we’re having an afternoon wedding, we figured we could have a little fun. Since traditionally people […]


As an engaged woman, you are probably going to have to attend at least a few fetes thrown in your honor. Engagement parties, showers, bachlorettes, rehearsal dinners, day after brunches, the list goes on and on. If you plan on buying a new dress for each occasion (and frankly, who can blame you if you […]


The one major aspect of the wedding that’s still undecided is my dress. I’m probably going to get an off the rack dress, so I won’t be getting it for another couple of months, as hopefully my butt will be a bit smaller by then to avoid alterations. I’m leaning heavily towards a tea length […]


Most couples tend to go to the Caribbean or another island for their honeymoon, and we were like the others-before we got engaged. We were dreaming of a honeymoon in St. Lucia. Then when it really set in how much that would cost, we had to let it go. Frankly, I think I’d go nuts […]


Life is a bit of a ? right now. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m currently looking for a new job. My fiancĂ© lives in the deliciously quaint city of Fredericksburg, Virginia. I am going to move there with him. Probably. Maybe. It all depends on where I find a job. I’m looking both in Fredericksburg […]


I am having one of those weeks where I’m feeling inspired and am getting things done, not only for the wedding, but in my personal life as well. My fiance and I are trying to figure out where we’re going to live where our leases are up this spring/summer, and luckily I found the greatest […]