Bride Backwards Blogging our wedding from the honeymoon to the proposal!

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The Registry Monster

Registering for gifts is weird, let’s be honest. The whole thing is a little awkward, so much so that I have seen couples forgo it completely. My advice is to...

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Organizing Formal Picture Shots

I’ll talk in the next post about our “first looks,” which was a part of the day that we’d planned pretty meticulously and something that I thought turned out perfectly....

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The Photo Tour

One of Matt’s best friends, the wonderful and kind Joey, got married in Chicago a few years back… they had an absolutely beautiful, perfect wedding. They had a limo take...

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Lost & Found

The last ten minutes of our wedding were probably the happiest of my life. Just so much joy with friends, perfect dancing and also a pretty great feeling of “this...

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DIY Wedding Social Media

My “day job,” as they say, is in social media management. I love it, because marketing is fun and so is working from the comfort of your own home! For...

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Flash Forward: Growing Family

Well, some big news! Matt and I came home on Sunday with a new member of our little family… Buffy, our new Bichon Frise puppy!¬†We spent a great weekend with...

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Transportation Tips

The biggest stress we had in the final days of wedding planning was about how we would get all of our guests from the hotel to our venue, and even...

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Organized Decorating

One of the “challenges” of preparing for our wedding was knowing that we’d only have an hour and a half between the time the bridal party, and a few family...