Graduation Party Ideas Your Teenager Won’t Forget

April 12, 2018

High school graduation is a rite of passage. For parents, it’s a bittersweet moment—but for graduates, it’s a clean slate, a new adventure, and in their eyes, the first shot at adulthood. And to celebrate this teenage milestone, it’s important that you do it up big for the next chapter in your budding college freshman’s […]

Budget-Friendly Bachelorette Parties

April 4, 2018

 A bachelorette party doesn’t have to be budget-busting rager to be raging success! Bachelorette parties have morphed and changed over the years, growing from night-before-the-wedding nights out to wild weekends away in Las Vegas or NYC. When everyone you know gets married right after college, a weekend getaway full of drinking and shows and matching […]

Bachelorette Weekend Getaways for Every Bride-to-Be

April 3, 2018

Bachelorette weekends are a rite of passage for any bride these days. It’s a time to kick back, have fun with your favorite ladies, and if you plan it right, do it all in a destination that fits the personality of the lady of honor. Don’t know where to take your bridal BFF for her […]

– A Millennial’s First Baby Shower – Planning Tips & Tricks

November 27, 2017

If you’re a 30-something year-old like me, you’re probably familiar with the wedding circuit. There’s at least one bridal shower, a bachelorette weekend, sometimes a lingerie shower, and of course, the wedding weekend itself. But if you think you’re done celebrating the couple after the wedding, think again. As the old adage goes: First comes […]

How to Throw a Honeymoon Bridal Shower

October 24, 2017

You know that saying about necessity being the mother of invention? Well, I’m sure the original orator wasn’t necessarily referring to bridesmaids needing fresh and fun bridal shower ideas, but in my case about 5 months ago, it stood true. It was fast approaching the time in all matron of honor’s duties where a bridal […]

– #TrendWatch – Travel-Themed Bridal Shower

October 4, 2017

I love browsing Pinterest for bridal shower inspiration, menu ideas, and DIY décor, but after an hour (or two) of scrolling, I tend to feel overwhelmed. So much of what fills my screen seems obviously staged—studio lighting illuminates every perfect shot, and a long list of credits at the end reveal professional caterers and florists […]

Co-ed Halloween Wedding Shower Ideas

September 15, 2017

If you’re anything like me, you relish in any opportunity to throw a theme party, and you know that this upcoming change of season invites a host of possibilities. A Halloween-themed co-ed wedding shower is your golden ticket to a truly unique and fun party. Since everything is seasonal, you’ll find festive decorative elements without […]

– AskCheryl – Snub or Oversight? Bridal Shower Invitation Confusion

July 18, 2017

Today’s question comes from a mom that is wondering how to handle the fact that she received an invitation to her niece’s bridal shower, but daughter didn’t. Snub or oversight? Hi Cheryl, I recently received a Bridal shower invitation to my niece’s shower, addressed only to me. I have an adult daughter (college age) living at […]

Plan a Patriotic Baby Shower

June 8, 2017

We all love red, white, and blue…and babies too! Summer is the perfect time to throw an All-American baby shower, with lots of patriotic holidays filling the calendar, and the warm weather calling for casual, outdoor events. A patriotic theme is perfect for any crowd, whether it’s a coed shower or a traditional one, and […]

– #TrendWatch – Signature Wedding Cocktails

June 6, 2017

When it comes to tracking the latest wedding trends, wedding photographers are my go-to source. Why? Professional wedding photographers attend a wedding almost every weekend, and they’re trained to focus on the details. That means that your photographer is a wealth of helpful industry info. And most, like my friend Lauren of Lauren Louise Photography, […]

Unique and Trendy Wedding Shower Games

June 1, 2017

One of your favorite women is getting married and you are super excited for her! You have taken on the endeavor of throwing her an exceptional party, complete with a meticulously planned menu and unrivaled wedding shower games! Call back your stylist and grab that hair appointment you didn’t think you had time for! We’ve got […]

Hot Summer Bridal Shower Themes and Recipes

May 11, 2017

Summer is wedding time which means it’s also bridal shower time! We’re back with three of this summer’s hottest bridal shower themes. We’ve gathered delicious recipes and pretty décor ideas that can be effortlessly incorporated into your event. This will allow you to sit back and enjoy the shower alongside your guests and the bride-to-be! […]

10 Guy-Friendly Co-Ed Baby Shower Themes

April 28, 2017

When we were expecting our first child, my friend asked if she could host a co-ed baby shower. I didn’t think I’d be able to convince my husband to participate in a girly morning of mimosas and brunch. But, when my friend told me she wanted to plan a baseball themed cookout, I knew my […]

Set the Table in Style with Macy’s!

April 21, 2017

I’ve always loved beautiful dinnerware, serving pieces, and crystal. Maybe that’s because my grandmother, who collected china and crocheted her own placemats, taught me how to properly set a table before I learned how to read! So when the time came for me to create my wedding registry and select place settings and table accessories, […]

Bridal Shower Hacks You’ll Want to Use

March 31, 2017

Hosting a bridal shower doesn’t have to be overwhelming: with a few simple tips and tricks, you can totally do this! So take a deep breath, and read on for some of my favorite shortcuts for creating a beautiful shower that you’ll actually get to enjoy! Find a Team Planning a bridal shower is a […]

– #TrendWatch – Co-ed Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties

February 7, 2017

  Before you roll your eyes, let me first assure you that co-ed bachelor/bachelorette parties are now a thing, thanks to celebrities like Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson, Fergie and Josh Duhamel, Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt, and Anna Camp and Skylar Astin (details here).   Mixing the girls and guys doesn’t have to cramp […]

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