Our Navy Pier Engagement Photoshoot

After a month of patiently waiting for our full-size files to arrive they're finally here! I'm also sharing some pro tips about having your engagement, or other special occasion photoshoot at Navy Pier.

My Purple Bridesmaid Proposal Boxes

Now that my bridal party proposals are complete I can finally share my Bridesmaid Proposal Boxes, and I couldn't be more excited to show them off! My gals have put up with years and years of me and my antics, so I wanted to be sure to treat them to something nice, while at the same time not breaking the bank since you know...the whole wedding to plan/fund thing.

Making a Wedding Venue Checklist

There are a lot of things you don't even realize factor into a wedding until you're planning your own. Being the type-A, list-making person that I am, that was the first thing I needed to do once I realized I had so many general logistical questions before I even started thinking about the specific details that I wanted.

Creating Your Wedding Registry

There's much more to creating a solid registry than going scan-happy at your favorite store. Even though that's easily the best part 🙂

Gorgeous Wedding Flowers on a Budget

The most outrageous wedding flowers story that I've ever heard was from someone whose friend told them to budget $3,000 just for the flowers in her wedding. - No, thanks.