If only one good thing comes out of my life being pretty much completely on hold right now, other than flattening the curve, perhaps it’s that I’ve had the time to put some deep thought into things I’ve had on my to-do list for a while. One of those things was revamping the titles of […]

Often times brides and grooms planning a summer wedding may think that because they have chosen to have their wedding during a season which seemingly offers perfect weather conditions, there is less that they need to consider when planning the details of their day. I’ve compiled a list of things to mull over a bit […]

When choosing a wedding venue of any kind there are a lot of things to keep in mind, but booking a barn venue comes with a unique set of features to look for due to the often very old and historical nature of the structures themselves and the fact that well….they really weren’t built to […]

When I ask brides to describe their vision for their wedding, often they describe what they want for their centerpieces. “My vision is log rounds on the tables and candles.” Uh, what? Ok. That’s great. But we’ve got some work to do girl… Friends, your wedding vision is about so much more than what’s on […]

This past July I had the honor of being present for one of the most heartfelt weddings I have ever witnessed. You see, sometimes a couple is just so absolutely perfect for each other, that the connection is palpable. It sounds so cliché but honestly, if you know Cassandra and you know Clay, you know […]

When something is on your heart and your mind for a very long time, there is probably a reason for that. When you are unsettled about a decision, it’s ok to do just go for it, even if it feels like it’s “too late” or like you might be taking a step backwards…or at least […]

I will never forget the first meeting I had at Tandem Bagels in Mankato with Emily and her mother! After chatting for quite a while about what services we offered and all things wedding, we moved on to other random topics and I mentioned something about not being from the Mankato area, and the bride […]

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 […]

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