The universe is a really big place. Sometimes, the love of your life is standing right in front of you, and you don’t even realize it. Ashton and Tom had been in each other’s orbit for a while (Ashton’s sister is married to Tom’s brother-adorable right?!) but the stars never quite aligned, until all of […]

2 years. 2 whole years ago, I jumped unexpectedly into being self employed FULL TIME. CRAZY. I was working a 40 hours a week, direct deposited pay check every other week position. I cried when I got my job at the company I worked for, I was so happy that I had security and safety, […]

It’s that time of year, brides are wrapping up the final details for their weddings. This is when I get more questions and see more comments on good ol’ Facebook about wedding favors. My answer to these inquires is always in the form of a question, or rather two questions: Does your budget allow you […]

Jen and I met when I was called in to coordinate her bff Kara’s early 2016 wedding. Needless to say we hit it off right away and when I got the call from her one day, I was more than excited to help her plan her very own wedding! Jen was a little reluctant to […]

Tarah and I met through The Rising Tide Society 2 years ago. We quickly bonded over business ownership, wine, and The Bachelor. She is one of the sweetest and most genuine souls and I am so lucky to call her my friend. I have only known Tarah for a fraction of her time spent with […]

Lindsey was one of those brides that you can’t help but love. She radiates joy and was so fun to work with while putting together her and Bo’s wedding in October of 2017 at The Capitol Room in St. Peter. This was a bride who wanted nothing more than to enjoy every moment of her […]

Tyler and Kaylie are two people with hearts bigger than Texas, and oddly enough, Texas is the place where their love story first started to be written and the place where Tyler asked her to be his wife. These are the kind of people that you meet and cannot help but love. Genuine, funny, caring, […]

Some people may think that choosing a word of the year is dumb. I get it. I truly do. Does it really matter if you chose a word of the year? Does it really change your path? Mold your thoughts and actions? Create a magical path towards happiness and contentment?  I don’t know.  But I […]

Rebecca and Clinton’s love story is a classic.  Country girl meets city boy.  They fall in love. The new Mr. and Mrs. held their ceremony at Minneopa State Park on a perfect July day, and by that I mean we weren’t all sweltering in 100+ degree temps, there was a light breeze, and NO MOSQUITOS…that […]

Many people think they know exactly what a wedding planner does. A wedding planner just charges a bunch of money to do things you can do yourself…right?  RIGHT?!!!!  see below…. via GIPHY Here are 4 things a wedding planner (like me) ACTUALLY does… 1) A WEDDING PLANNER WILL HELP YOU STICK TO YOUR BUDGET– it […]

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