12 Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Caterer

12 Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Caterer

Catering may not always be the most glamorous wedding planning detail, but it can be one of the more important ones! If you think back to the weddings that you’ve been to, you know that the food you eat at a reception can really make or break that part of the day! People remember if […]

Emily & Eli’s Downtown Des Moines Wedding

Emily & Eli’s Downtown Des Moines Wedding

In 2017 Emily and Eli had what I’d call the perfect central Iowa first date. Whiskey River for drinks and Texas Roadhouse for dinner! Emily even completed the perfect date by ordering chicken strips for dinner because she didn’t want Eli to think she was high maintenance on the first date! To Emily’s surprise, they […]

Do’s & Don’ts of Wedding Day Hair & Makeup

Do’s & Don’ts of Wedding Day Hair & Makeup

As a little girl, I would guess that you probably pictured what you’d want to look like on your wedding day. Maybe it was about the dress, or a long or fluffy veil, maybe you even had a tiara on! Whatever it was, we know that your wedding day look is about a lot more […]

Chaston & Paul’s Intimate Iowa City Wedding

Chaston & Paul’s Intimate Iowa City Wedding

Like many couples in the era of Covid-19, this was not the day that Chaston and Paul had planned for their wedding. But like many other Covid Weddings, this intimate winter wedding was absolutely perfect! The original plan was for Chaston and Paul to tie the knot in California earlier this year, however after the […]

Top 5 Reasons to Have Your Ceremony and Reception at the Same Venue

Top 5 Reasons to Have Your Ceremony and Reception at the Same Venue

I don’t claim to be a wedding historian, but as I think back to how weddings have operated for the last 50-ish years, I think we can see some trends in how weddings started out using a single venue. I think back to my grandparents wedding photos, and even the photos and stories of some […]

Monthly Duty Day Keeping Your Business Organized

Monthly Duty Day Keeping Your Business Organized monthly duty day

A couple of years ago, I read somewhere about the idea of making a specific list of tasks that you complete once a month.  These would be essential tasks or things that are best done as batch work when you’ve got repetitive tasks you’re going to do more than once – but you do it […]