Not All Dresses Go To Heaven

You’ve spent years dreaming about your wedding dress, hours searching for the perfect gown, and months saving up for it. Now that your wedding day is over, what do you do with your beautiful dress? This is a question that I cannot answer for you but I will tell you about your options and how I feel about them, like anything, it’s your wedding and your dress and the most important thing is that you do what makes you happy. It is currently very trendy to “Trash the Dress,” for those of you that don’t know, that isn’t stuffing it in a big green bag and placing it out on the curb. Trashing your...

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Less Blogging - More Living

This Summer was filled with a little less blogging and a lot more living. I spent time working on weddings, styling hair, dressing brides and grooms, visiting family and the list goes on. Summer was absolutely amazing but I am looking forward to Fall and the beautiful colours that come with it, both in nature and in fashion. Scrolling back through the photos on my phone, here is a little pictorial summary of what I did this Summer. I participated in the Relay for Life in Wainwright with my team, the Believers and we raised, $6,241 for Cancer Research. I am a little bit competitive when it...

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These are a Few of my Favourite Things

During a very busy wedding season as a freelance wedding consultant, I am constantly making lists to keep organized and on schedule. Today, I thought I'd put together a fun list that tells you a little bit more about me. As Julie Andrews once sang, "These are a few of my favourite things…" The KitchenAid stand mixer. If you are putting together your bridal registry and you don’t have one of these, add it. The KitchenAid stand mixer can be used for so many things and it now comes in a huge range of colours, made to look beautiful on the kitchen counter. From Pavlova to home-made pasta there is...

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Bridezillas and Runaway Bridesmaids

If you get a group of women together for any occasion over a period of time, there is bound to be some drama within the group. I am currently in the heart of wedding season and planning a wedding can be very stressful on its own, add family and friend drama to it and the whole thing can become overwhelming. When consulting on a wedding, I am here to take some of, if not all of the logistical stress out the equation; however, family and friend drama is beyond my scope. I have seen the good, the bad and the ugly unfold right before my eyes; the good news is this doesn’t happen often and most of...

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