This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ben Bridge Jeweler for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm getting married! So I've spent a lot of time thinking about wedding details, picking out a wedding dress and making plans for the next chapter in my life. But I must admit I've never really been that girl to dream about my wedding day. Not to say that I am not excited for my upcoming … [Read more...] about What Kind of Bride Are You? How to Find Out
Marriage & Weddings
The champagne has been popped, and you’ve excitedly accepted your best friend’s request for you to become her maid of honor. You’re anxious to help her pick out the perfect bridal gown, and you already have every detail of the bachelorette party planned (Wine Country, here we come). Oh, but your responsibilities don’t end there, my friend. As maid of honor, you are tasked with giving a toast to … [Read more...] about What is the #1 Secret to Giving a Killer Toast?
When planning my big day, I knew it wasn't going to be your typical wedding. I've always been the type of person who wants to be different to stand out. I was also in a unique situation by having to plan two weddings, one in a town where I don't currently live. If you're stressing out over planning your big day, check out this list of wedding traditions I skipped; you may be inspired to forgo … [Read more...] about 8 Wedding Traditions I Skipped On My Big Day
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jewelers Mutual Insurance for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. One thing I love about blogging is that I have a record of many chapters in my life. While we can recall and retell stories over time, the smallest details can be left out, confused or even forgotten about altogether. Because of this, I love documenting my stories on M3, our weekly … [Read more...] about Why You Should Write Down Your Engagement Story
It’s the question many soon-to-be grooms and brides often ask themselves when they start receiving quotes from multiple wedding vendors: “Why the heck do weddings cost so dang much?” According to a recent study done in 2016, the average cost of a wedding was $35,329. That’s up from $32,641 in 2015. Yes, a price of a new car for a full night of fun. While some brides see the value, as … [Read more...] about Why Does the Average Wedding Cost More Than $25,000?
We can all point out those couples that just seem so “right” for each other. You know the ones I’m talking about—they hold hands, finish each other’s sentences, and just seem to generally love being around each other. The question is, what is their secret? Are they just the lucky ones? Or are they actively doing something right? Of course, your choice of spouse is a big factor into how well … [Read more...] about 7 Secrets to a Successful Marriage