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 [...]

BienVENUE to New Orleans: Touring Wedding Venues in the Big Easy

BienVENUE to New Orleans: Touring Wedding Venues in the Big Easy

As you know from my Getting Started post, New Orleans was the first city we decided to tour venues in. New Orleans is an extremely popular wedding destination. There are a ton of options both inside and outside the French Quarter ranging from tiny balconies for elopements to grand ballrooms for a big southern soireé. [...]

Bachelorette in New Orleans: How to Spoil Your Bride and Stay on Budget

Bachelorette in New Orleans: How to Spoil Your Bride and Stay on Budget

If you've read my previous MOH proposal post, you know that I started planning Kathryn's bachelorette right away. Partially because I was excited and partially because she wanted to have it on Labor Day weekend, which is super busy in New Orleans due to the Southern Decadence festival. To give you some context: Kathryn had [...]

Let’s Get It Started, Part II: Summer’s Wedding Decision Process

Let’s Get It Started, Part II: Summer’s Wedding Decision Process

I absolutely thought I was going to be one of those people who just wanted to bask in being engaged for a little bit, especially since I have so much time until our prospective wedding date. I don't know why I thought this because the literal day after Kathryn got engaged I had already mapped [...]