Recent Newlyweds/Married Life Posts

Adorable Ring Dishes to Give (and Receive!)

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 23, 2014

18 Adorable Ring Dishes

Whether a good friend or you yourself are recently engaged, ring dishes are the perfect little present to wrap up for the holidays! These cute catchalls sit by sinks or on nightstands, and serve as adorable holding places for your rings while you’re washing your hands or sleeping the night away. We’ve collected 18 of our favorite ring holders—head over to find the perfect one or you that special someone!


37 First Kisses That Will Take Your Breath Away

Posted by Caitlin on Feb 17, 2014


Photo: Ampersand Wedding Photography

Just because Valentine’s Day is over doesn’t mean you can’t show your sweetie some sugar! Check out how these adorable couples became official during our favorite ceremony moment — the first kiss. You’re bound to see some fist pumps, leg pops, dips, and skips back down the aisle.

Are You Having An Engagement Party?

Posted by Caitlin on Jan 09, 2013

Photo: Cotto Valley Country Club

Soon after your engagement, not only is it common to have an intimate party to formally announce your upcoming wedding, but it also signifies the official start of your wedding countdown! Traditionally, the bride’s parents host the event, but it’s not uncommon that the groom’s parents, relatives or friends will want to host an engagement party as well. In that case, you might opt to have two or more parties. One with your family that’s more formal and one with your friends that’s a bit casual.

Keep in mind that your guest list should be considerably shorter than who you plan on inviting to the wedding. In addition, plan on doing a lot of talking. Each guest will want to congratulate you on your engagement once the party starts, so take time to speak with them. Of course, there should also be a toast from the bride’s father and your fiance.And don’t forget to toast your host! Gifts are not required from guests, but as a token of appreciation, the bride and groom should give a gift to the host at the end of the party. 

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Inspiration Board: Coral and Turquoise

Posted by Jeffra on Aug 19, 2010

Bouquet: Alley Kat Photography | Invitation: The Stationery Position | Cake: Superfine Bakery | Bouquet #2: Huckleberry Karen Designs | Dress: About a Bride Weddings, Events & Boutique | Flip Flop Favors: Nouvelle Weddings and Events | Place Cards: San Diego Weddings by Gina

Inspiration Board: Turquoise and Lavender

Posted by Jeffra on Apr 21, 2010


Cake: Entree Metropolitan Catering, Invitation: Interprintations, Centerpieces: rsvp event planning and management, Placecards: rsvp event planning and management, Bride: BRIDAL ACCENTS COUTURE, Favors: Thomas Lester Photography, Candy Bar: A Sweet Ending Candy Buffet