They said yes! A Kate Spade-inspired bridesmaid ask brunch

Mike and I first talked about getting married on our second date. Crazy, right? At the time, it came off a bit creepy…but almost 4 years and one engagement ring later it’s closer to cute than cuckoo on the relationship continuum. As things started getting more serious, discussing who would…

Wedding Wednesday Q&A: Luxe Shopping Experiences

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Jamie-Lee Braunack of Toronto’s Luxe Shopping Experiences, a company that provides, well, luxe shopping experiences for special occasions and weddings. From picking out the perfect wedding dress to the ultimate girls’ night out, Jamie and her team craft one-of-a-kind experiences for the…

Inspiration from The Wedding Room

With a year and 100 days to go (as of yesterday!) until our big day, we’re in wedding mode. Everything seems to be happening at once – I’m gearing up to ask my bridesmaids, booking consults with wedding planners and attended my first wedding show since being engaged this past…

How to: choose your bridesmaids

Any wedding decision can cause drama, but one of the higher-octane decisions is who will be in your wedding party. A cousin of mine who got married a few years ago recently told me “if you don’t want to speak to someone ever again, put them in your bridal party”.…

5 bridal indulgences you can justify until married

Spoiler: weddings are an excuse to buy all the things. Stacks up on stacks of bridal magazines & books are a given (My favourites: WeddingBells, WedLuxe, Martha Stewart Weddings), but did you know there are lots of other cute, generally un-justifiable things you can buy only for the year you’re…

What’s Under Your Dress?

Do you often find yourself wondering what a bride has on under her dress? I do! After the initial glamour of the wedding gown has worn off a tad, I’m always curious what she’s chosen for her bridal footwear. Since guests only get flashes of the bride’s shoes, it’s a…

The Unplugged Wedding

In my first act as Bridezilla, I hereby decree that no one shall take photos and post them to social media during our wedding ceremony. Deal with it. You’re probably wondering where this is coming from. I’ve been to more than my fair share of weddings in the past few…