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Feb 20, 2020

“Honeymoons are like vacations except with a lot more kissing.”– Sandra Steffen, McKenna’s Bartered Bride I shared the above quote in my book The Chaos-Free Bride-to-Be, and it still makes me smile every time I see it, because that’s what your time leading up to your elopement and honeymoon should be filled with: lots of […]

Feb 13, 2020

Real Wedding Inspiration: A Minimalist Prague Wedding with Real Fruit Tree Decor for Health and Fitness Lovers “The simplest things are often the truest.” -Richard Bach, 1936 Sometimes, all it takes is a little real wedding inspiration to spark ideas about what’s possible for your wedding, especially if you want to plan something super luxurious […]

Jan 20, 2020

Who doesn’t want a romantic Valentines Day vacation that’s full of sizzle and spice? While most of us really want to have relationships that are full of intimacy and excitement day-in and day-out throughout the year, that doesn’t mean we don’t love to spring for it and employ our creative juices for romantic valentine ideas […]

Dec 8, 2019

For the ocean-lovers and water adventurers out there who are newly engaged, it’s easy to fall down the rabbit hole of searching for the best beach weddings or the ultimate beach wedding locations where you can tie in your love for the ocean with your love for beauty and adventure. Before you begin searching for […]

Sep 30, 2019

As more and more couples lean towards a simplified approach to their weddings and yearn to elope, Paris has much to offer. Keep reading to find out how to plan your perfect Paris elopement wedding. With its historic architecture, infamous Eiffel Tower, bistros and stone bridges, there is no shortage of wedding backdrops for discerning […]

Aug 2, 2019

The Castle Grounds Chateau Třebešice is a historic castle that dates back to the Renaissance period. Located in the Central Bohemian Region in the Czech Republic, it is a true bohemian wedding venue for all of the boho-loving and artistic brides-to-be out there. Surrounded by a water moat, this lovely venue features stunning gardens, country […]

Jul 5, 2019

An Intimate Philippine Wedding Venue With Striking Natural Beauty For a Beach or Garden Destination Wedding The Philippine’s is a popular honeymoon and destination wedding location for a number of reasons, but two things people find most enjoyable are the friendly locals who are known for their hospitality and the beautiful islands and islets of […]

Mar 30, 2019

As my regular readers will know, I work very closely with Stepan Vrzala—fine art wedding photographer and my dear friend—on a number of projects and weddings, so I love to feature the work he does as well as share what we’re up to. This is a beautiful wedding Stepan photographed at the Corinthian Essex Yacht […]

Mar 1, 2019

The Ultimate Luxury Vacation Package: What I Planned for Karen Tran’s Birthday Celebration at The Royal Livingstone Resort in Zambia, Africa On the banks of the Zambezi river in Zambia—a short boat ride away from one of the world’s seven natural wonders—is a rare luxury resort unlike any other. The Royal Livingstone Hotel is located […]

Dec 17, 2018

As my regular readers will know, I work very closely with Stepan Vrzala—one of my favorite photographers and friends—on a number of projects and weddings, so I love to feature his work as well as share what we’re up to. This particular wedding has all the elements of an intimate chateau wedding at a rustic […]