“Just a small-town girl, livin’ in a lonely world.” – Journey That is until that small-town girl met the big-city boy. Megan & Kyle met like so many 21st-century couples do, online. They had both recently moved to Durham, NC (Megan from Lynchburg, VA, and Kyle from Los Angeles, CA) and were looking to make […]

November 2, 2022

Megan & Kyle 11/20/2021


  I don’t know about you, but when I’m planning any special event, my first thoughts are about what I’m going to wear and what I’m going to eat. My birthday is still several weeks away and I’m already dreaming of my birthday dinner. For many couples, planning the menu for their wedding isn’t a […]

October 26, 2022

Food, Glorious Food!


Yang and Michael met while interning at the University of Virginia. It was love at first sight and the two dated for over thirteen years before Michael proposed in January 2020 while the couple was hiking Big Sur in California.   The Details Yang & Michael wanted to plan their wedding to have a backyard/house […]

October 19, 2022

Yang & Michael 11/6/2021


“Going to the chapel and we’re gonna get married” – The Dixie Cups Grace & Richard met at church and bonded over their love for the outdoors and hiking. It wasn’t long before they fell in love and Richard proposed in the middle of the Maury River. Then, on October 23, 2021, the couple was […]

October 12, 2022

Grace & Richard 10/23/2021


I hope you’ve enjoyed this vendor spotlight series as much as I have. This is our last week of the series and it’s time to talk about… PHOTOS (as if the title of this blog didn’t give it away already). You know we couldn’t end the series without talking about our favorite thing in the […]

October 4, 2022

What’s in Your Kit – Vendor Spotlight – Amative Creative


We hope you’re loving this vendor spotlight series as much as we are. One great thing about what we do is the community. Being a wedding vendor in a small town means that we all must rely on each other from time to time. That’s just one reason we’re having so much fun sharing so […]

September 27, 2022

What’s in Your Kit – Vendor Spotlight – Bloom By Doyle’s


It’s week 4 of our vendor spotlight series. For the last several weeks we’ve been focusing on some of the finer elements of a wedding. This week though, we’re ready to PARTY. Some of the best memories I have of weddings come from the reception. So this week, I sat down with Obehi the DJ, […]

September 22, 2022

What’s in Your Kit – Vendor Spotlight – DJ and Bartender


Happy 3rd week of our vendor spotlight series. This week we spoke with Wedding Planner and Stylist, Amy Boardwine of I Do Events. We’ve worked with Amy on several weddings and shoots and she’s one of our favorite people to team up with. Amy began planning elaborate birthday parties for her daughter over 20 years […]

September 13, 2022

What’s in Your Kit – Vendor Spotlight – Planner & Decor


It’s week 2 of our “What’s in your kit” series spotlighting our vendor friends. This week, we’re featuring Love is in the Air Events. Love is in the Air opened its doors in 2010, and prides itself on being a one-stop shop for parties. The boss babe duo team of Linda Loveleen Hall and Mary […]

September 6, 2022

What’s In Your Kit? – Vendor Spotlight – Cake & Catering


If you haven’t heard, a lot goes into planning an event… especially a wedding. While a wedding can very much be done as a DIY, often any big event involves vendors. Since we spend so much time with fellow vendors, we thought we’d take some time to ask them what goes into getting ready for […]

August 30, 2022

What’s in Your Kit – Vendor Spotlight – Hair & Makeup