It’s Time To Wear White! : Kathryn’s Memorial Day Weekend Engagement Story

It’s Time To Wear White! : Kathryn’s Memorial Day Weekend Engagement Story

It's been two years since Kathryn and Joe got engaged, I can't believe how quickly time has flown by! In honor of that anniversary, we thought we'd share her engagement story in its entirety. You may have caught bits and pieces of it over in my post about designing her ring, but it there were [...]

The Good: 13 of the Best Things From the 21st Night of September

The Good: 13 of the Best Things From the 21st Night of September

Do you rememberThe twenty first night of September?Love was changing the minds of pretendersWhile chasing the clouds awayOur hearts were ringingIn the key that our souls were singingAs we danced in the nightRemember how the stars stole the night away"September" by Earth, Wind, and Fire You know about the ugly, and I've recounted the bad, [...]

Love in the Time of Pandemic: How COVID-19 Could Change the Way We Plan Our Weddings

Love in the Time of Pandemic: How COVID-19 Could Change the Way We Plan Our Weddings

Sometimes it feels frivolous, even pointless to try to plan a wedding during a pandemic. I wonder if our jobs will still be stable enough to afford it, if venues and vendors will be able to financially weather the storm, if my family and friends will even be able to gather together in the same [...]

Let’s Have a HOUSE Party: My Birthday Party on Google Hangouts

Let’s Have a HOUSE Party: My Birthday Party on Google Hangouts

This blog caught the attention of the Washington Post and I was featured in a video article about my virtual birthday party, a part of their Voices from the Pandemic series! My 26th birthday landed right in the middle of March 2020, a month that seems to have lasted for an entire 82 years due [...]

Don’t Be Green With Envy: St. Patrick’s Day Outfits

Don’t Be Green With Envy: St. Patrick’s Day Outfits

St. Patrick's Day is a pretty important holiday for us because Kathryn and Joe live close to Greenville Avenue, home to Dallas' annual St. Patrick's Day parade; and Dallas goes hard for this holiday. Last year we broke tradition because we were both in Scotland, but usually St. Pat's entails waking up obscenely early for [...]

Put On Your Party Pajamas: PJs for Every Size and Every Slumber Party

Put On Your Party Pajamas: PJs for Every Size and Every Slumber Party

When Kathryn got married she gave us all matching pajamas to get ready in, in a color and theme that matched her wedding, of course. Just recently, a friend asked if we had any pajama suggestions and my first thought was "girl, do we ever!" Given the growing popularity of matching pajamas for weddings, bachelorette [...]