The Amazing Race Wedding Shower required that the groom wear a veil before walking into Harris Teeter to perform his challenge.

Amazing Race Wedding Shower

I’m so excited to share my wedding adventure.  I decided for my first post, it will be fun to talk about the shower that my fantastic bridesmaids threw for me.  They know that I am not the type of person that will enjoy … Continue reading »

She'll like photo booths when she's older. :P

Wedding Season in High Gear

So much to write about, so little time. Especially with a little one in my life now, I gotta make the time. For sure, the wedding experience is much different. For instance, open bar is not a must-have for me, but I … Continue reading »


Lucky Weddings

Thanks to for sharing this infographic about how to bring luck on your wedding day. Looks like it depends which culture you’re from. What other lucky traditions have you heard to bring luck on a wedding day? 


Pre-Wedding Madness

Howdy BFCers! I’m so excited to blog and share my wedding planning journey (including the ups AND the downs).  From the title of my post, you might anticipate reading about the days and hours leading up to our ceremony, the scrambling together … Continue reading »


Choosing the Perfect Wedding Invitation

presents Choosing the Perfect Wedding Invitation It’s almost impossible to undo a poor first impression. That’s why choosing the right wedding invitation is so important. It’s the first part of your wedding guests will see, and it sets the tone for the … Continue reading »

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Buon Appetito! Family Dinner Time!

When my mom and step-dad were married back in the 1990’s, we had an amazing rehearsal dinner at a little family owned Italian restaurant in the town we lived in. I remember the warmth of not only the food but the conversations … Continue reading »

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Change of a Dress (Part 1 of 3)

It was never my intention to wear a family wedding gown on my wedding day, and (spoiler alert), I didn’t!  For one thing, my mother and my grandmother were smaller than me in both height and width, and for another thing, I … Continue reading »


Winner of Men’s Neckwear Giveaway from Haddon & Co

Congratulations to Val for winning the commenting contest for FREE men’s neckwear from Haddon Co! Thanks for everyone’s comments on what colors they are planning on using this wedding season. About Haddon & Co. Haddon & Co. neckwear is original and handcrafted … Continue reading »

Cost of a Wedding

I love infographics because I love pictures. Some of the statistics are not surprising, but which ones surprised you: © 2012 Diamond Buyers, LLC

Honeymoon Registry

Honeymoon Registries: Are they Worth It?

Honeymoon Registries: Are they Worth It? By Erin Sforza Your honeymoon should be the experience of a lifetime. Whether it is a romantic escape, a thrilling adventure, or a laid back drift into paradise it should always be one thing: unforgettable. These … Continue reading »


A Brief History of the Wedding Dress

presents A Brief History of the Wedding Dress By Cynthia Andrews Modern designs continue to update and modernize the appearance of wedding dresses, and the tradition of wearing them is stronger than ever today. With collections of wedding dresses from retailers like David’s … Continue reading »

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From the Comfort of Your Own Home

As the granddaughter of a hairdresser, I thought I knew all the ins and outs in regards to the business of hair. But just a few weeks ago my buddy took me by surprise. We were about to watch a musical together … Continue reading »