(Location: Vintners Inn – Santa Rosa, CA || Photography: Emily Jean Images) Planning your wedding these days is not just about the day itself. From the moment you say "yes!" there will be engagement parties, wedding showers, bachelor/bachelorette parties, save the dates, and invitations going out in the mail... A lot happens before the wedding … Continue reading Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: Make It Personal with Hashtags, Stationary, and More!
It's time to ignore those rules you've heard about when you can wear white. Truth is, most rules have gone out the window, including the formerly very strict "can't wear black with navy or brown". These days we see it all and San Francisco is a prime location with its wonderful eccentricity to live by your own … Continue reading White Pants: Not Just For Summer Anymore
A couple of weekends ago we went up to Sonoma with some friends for the Dry Creek Valley Passport (#DCVpassport) event. It's a three-day affair but we just partook in the Sunday festivities. We mapped out our itinerary and visited the below wineries: Blanchard Family Wines: Blanchard Family Wines has a tasting room near downtown … Continue reading Sonoma, CA: Dry Creek Valley Passport Event
My family and I moved around a lot as I was growing up. However four years ago, it was different - I was moving to a new city on my own, from Washington, D.C. across the country to San Francisco. I remember the emotions of excitement and anxiety the day before I left. I couldn't … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Cherry Blossoms in April
Traditionally, the groom and groomsmen wear the same suits, with the groom wearing a different tie, boutonniere, or pocket square (just to name a few examples) from his groomsmen. The bride, in contrast, is very much noticed in her white dress while her bridesmaids will be in pretty shades matching the wedding colors. Here's how we went … Continue reading Planning Your Wine Country Wedding: Dressing Your Wedding Party