5 Practical Steps to Take After Getting Engaged

You just got engaged and now it's time for the excitement and romance of planning a wedding to kick in! But where do you actually start when it comes to wedding planning? Here's 5 steps to take now that you're engaged! 1. Pick a Date One of the first steps to take after getting engaged is deciding the actual wedding date. It can be hard to find a day that works best with everybody's schedules. Call up your families and begin setting a practical timeline that will work best for everybody. 2. Create a Budget When you're planning a wedding...

Your Guide to Planning The Perfect Summer Wedding

Summer is finally here and that means that your wedding day is right around the corner! Planning a wedding during the hottest month of the entire year can be stressful. Here's your guide to planning the perfect summer wedding so you can sit back and enjoy the sun. Choose Your Dresses Wisely It doesn't matter if it's your wedding dress or if it's your bridesmaids dresses. You're going to want to make sure you choose something that is going to be too hot. If your planning on having your wedding at an outdoor venue in the middle of summer you...

7 Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Guest Book

Weddings today aren't as traditional as they used to be. Which means you no longer have to stick to old traditions. Your guests no longer have to sign a bound guest book. Your “guest book” can match the style and trends of your wedding!   Here's 7 alternatives to the traditional guest book: 1. Mailbox and Postcards You can get postcards from the state where you and your spouse met, the states you two are from, or the state you're getting married in. Have your guests sign the back of the postcards and slip the cards into the mailbox! 2....

5 Local Photographers to Capture Your Big Day

With all of life's major moments you want to make sure that you have the perfect person to capture the event. That means you'll want to find the perfect photographer for your engagements and your wedding day! Erin Arlene Erin can beautifully capture any love story whether that's through engagements, wedding photos, or couple photos. Check out her portfolio https://www.facebook.com/erinarlenephoto/ Instagram: @erinarlenephoto Koryn Rice Korynn is an amazing photographer that can beautifully capture the natural love between you and the person you get to spend forever with! View her portfolio here! https://www.facebook.com/korynricephotography/ Instagram: @korynricephotography Morgan Weaver Morgan will add a little bit...

A Breakdown of “The Bachelorette” 2017

"The Bachelorette" is back and Rachel Lindsay is ready to find love. After making an appearance on Nick Viall's season and going home as one of the final four, she's back and she's not ready to stop the chase. The current Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay is 32 years-old, working as an attorney and living out of Dallas, Texas. On this season 31 lucky candidates have joined her on her journey to find love. But who will be the winner? The First Impression Rose The first episode of this season's "Bachelorette" aired Monday may 22nd.  Rachel gave the first impression rose to Bryan. She said she felt an...

6 Not so Traditional Foods to Serve at Your Wedding Reception

If there's one thing people of all ages love, it's food. At a wedding reception one of the thing your guests look forward to is the dishes you'll be serving. But how do you decide what the right food is? Here's 6 dishes to serve at your reception that aren't your typical reception food item! 1. Make a Donut Wall Donut walls are cute and clever way to display your desserts! Donut walls  are an iconic reception food that have been making their way into weddings everywhere the last few years. The best part is, you don't have to stick...

5 Bridesmaid Dresses You and Your Bridesmaids Will Love

Finding bridesmaid dresses you and your bridesmaids will love can be really stressful. You have to find color schemes and styles that everybody can agree with. These 5 Bridesmaid dresses will have you and your girls happy! 1. Coordinate Colors, Not Outfits One of the hot trends of 2017 is to have your bridesmaids match a specific color scheme, not necessarily their outfits. Long gone are the days of trying to get all of your bridesmaids to agree on the same outfit. Now, you can make everyone happy. Have your bridesmaids match your wedding colors, but they don't necessarily have...

8 Stunning Engagement Outfits for Spring

When taking your engagement photos you don't just want your photos to look good, you also want to make sure your outfits are killer! But how can you possibly narrow down all the options in your closet?  Here's a breakdown of 8 ideas for stunning outfits for your engagement photos! 1. Add Color A little bit of color is perfect for spring and it can be a calm  way to show a little bit of your personality's! If you want your outfit to make a statement and stand out you can choose a bold color like red, yellow, or green....

The 5 Best Locations To Take Engagement Photos Near Rexburg

Now that you're engaged, it's time to show off that sparkly ring on your finger and the person you get to spend forever with! Engagement pictures are crucial. But how do you decide on the best location to take your photos? You might think Rexburg doesn't leave a lot of room for creative control when it comes to location for engagement photos. But you'd be surprised. Here's the 5 best locations to take engagements near Rexburg! 1. Saint Anthony Sand Dunes The sand dunes is one of the best locations for engagement photos. They are the perfect place to show...

6 Best Honeymoon Destinations

After the stress of planning a wedding is over, there’s nothing you need more than a little vacation time! Better yet, a vacation as newlyweds with your spouse. Aside from your wedding day, your honeymoon is the best part of the entire wedding planning process. You want to make sure you pick the perfect honeymoon location for you and your spouse! From beaches to mountain ranges, here’s a breakdown of the six best honeymoon destinations. Let’s say you’re willing to splurge and spend a little extra cash for the perfect trip to paradise. Here’s the top three destinations if you’re...