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Share the Joy, Birthday and Journey to Motherhood (Adoption) Celebration

Share the Joy, Birthday and Journey to Motherhood (Adoption) Celebration

It is not every day I get the opportunity to plan a jubilant occasion for a client who is celebrating two milestones in their life; a birthday and the adoption of twins! My client was turning 41 and didn’t get the opportunity to celebrate her 40th because of COVID, however, during the year she received the news she had been waiting for, the adoption of twins! So she had lots to celebrate!!! Christina, was celebrating the best of life and I was overjoyed when she contacted me to plan this intimate event to toast the exciting news. Within two-weeks I...

Wedding Day Preparation Tips: Essentials for Your Bridal Suite

Wedding Day Preparation Tips: Essentials for Your Bridal Suite

Your wedding day is one of most memorable occasions that you will experience, and you want to celebrate every detail to include your preparation before saying I Do!  Whether in a hotel room or getting dressed at home, there are some essential items you need that will get you through the morning with ease.  These wedding day tips can also be found in a featured article by me with BRIDES wedding publication. Great Lighting: Natural Light is essential for applying your makeup and creating memorable photos. Open all windows and turn on all lighting in the room. If that does...

Tips to Planning a Rehearsal Dinner for Your Wedding

Tips to Planning a Rehearsal Dinner for Your Wedding

Couples are surrounded by the many facets of planning their special day, and right before saying “I Do” to each other they want to unite all those that are near and dear to them to celebrate right before their wedding day. The American tradition to merge families right before the wedding day is the rehearsal dinner. The rehearsal dinner is a pre-wedding ceremony activity usually held right after the wedding rehearsal and the eve of the wedding. Although it is a tradition that is not required, I feel that this event is a time when couples can have a private...

Monuments to City Streets, (14) Washington DC Photographic Locations for a Picture Perfect Wedding Day

Monuments to City Streets, (14) Washington DC Photographic Locations for a Picture Perfect Wedding Day

Hello L O V E Birds!  Wedding season is upon us and as you prepare for one of the most memorable days of your life, I am here to help you prepare to capture the moment.  I love this city, Washington, DC, just as much as my couples, and when they inform me they want to incorporate as much of the city of Washington, DC in their wedding portraits, my adrenaline goes into overdrive!  Even as I write this post, I am overjoyed to share with you 14-iconic locations, from monuments to city streets, to incorporate on your wedding day....

You’re Engaged, Pt 5., The Officiant…TOP (5) WEDDING PROS ON YOUR DREAM

You’re Engaged, Pt 5., The Officiant…TOP (5) WEDDING PROS ON YOUR DREAM

Now that you have taken those initial steps and said “I Do” over the weekend, it is time to advance to one of the most important aspects of wedding planning: building your wedding pro dream team! Having a top-tier team of wedding professionals will bring your vision to life with precision, and in glorious ways you would have never imagined.  We are closing out our 5-part series on “You’re Engaged”, and we hope the information we have shared in the previous blogs related to the venue, floral designers, photography, your wedding planner, and wedding planning costs will be beneficial to...

It is a Baby Affair, Love You to the Moon and Back

It is a Baby Affair, Love You to the Moon and Back

    The birth of a baby signifies new beginnings, a reflection of hope, miracles of life, and a time to celebrate.  I was overjoyed when previous wedding clients, Charlyne and Richard, informed me they were expecting their first baby but also wanting me to plan their baby shower.  As with all our wedding couples they become family, so it was an honor to be a part of this momentous occasion for the two of them. The theme for the baby shower was “Love You to the Moon & Back” based off a Charlyne’s descriptive love language she was feeling...