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Yes.  You can get married on the Purple People Bridge.  In fact you can have your reception there as well… which is exactly what Melissa + Steve decided to do.   I loved so many things about this wedding… her dress, the colors, the furniture and hello… it’s on a bridge!  I love the quirky, fun […]

cincinnati weddings, outdoor weddings, real weddings, Uncategorized, wedding attire

September 3, 2013

melissa + steve | purple people bridge newport, ky


So maybe you want to save money for an amazing honeymoon, down payment or something fabulous or maybe you just don’t want the stress of planning an entire wedding, but whatever the reason you are opting for a courthouse wedding… you can still look stunning – without spending a fortune.   The total price of this […]

Uncategorized, wedding attire, What to Wear Wednesday

June 12, 2013

what to wear wednesday {courthouse wedding}


If I haven’t mentioned how much I love Zulily on the blog yet… you are about to hear all about it. I found my daughters flower girl dress for an upcoming wedding for less than $30!  I can’t tell you how awesome that was.  In fact,  I could have made this entire outfit from items […]

flower girl style, Uncategorized, What to Wear Wednesday

May 22, 2013

what to wear wednesday {flower girls}


Here is a FABULOUS opportunity to get your dream dress! Perfect if you need a dress in a short period of time or want to find a great deal on a designer dress! Make your appointment with a consultant at one of our favorite bridal stores!

cincinnati weddings, discounts and deals, say yes to the dress, Uncategorized, wedding attire

May 17, 2013

Fabulous Bridal Sample Sale May 31 – June 2


I love this cobalt blue bridesmaid dress, paired with a trendy & bright bubble necklace and fun spring peep-toe heels… what bridesmaid wouldn’t be happy with this combination?  Oh and even better…. it’s less than $150 – for all of it.  Now there’s a way to make your bridesmaids REALLY happy! Dress | ModCloth $59.99 […]

bridesmaid dresses, discounts and deals, Uncategorized, wedding deals, What to Wear Wednesday

April 3, 2013

what to wear wednesday {bridesmaids}


Next in our series…. Bridesmaids dresses.   I’m not sure about you but I’m completely addicted to the wedding shows on TLC and Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids, does not disappoint.  The chaos, hideous (and gorgeous) dresses, and the crazy southern mamas are worth every minute.  We’re going to share some thoughts on bridesmaid dresses […]

abcs of wedding planning, bridesmaid dresses, Uncategorized, wedding inspiration

May 31, 2012

Bridesmaid Dresses | ABCs of Wedding Planning


  Aaren and Kurt were married on an absolutely beautiful day in September.    Aaren and her mom did SO much work to prepare for the wedding day… custom table runners, chair ties, centerpieces and bridesmaid bracelets made from vintage earrings (which I received as a gift after the wedding & get compliments on all of […]

bridesmaid dresses, Centerpieces, cincinnati weddings, real weddings, Uncategorized

October 10, 2011

aaren + kurt 09.10.11 | glendale lyceum


What a way to start the year.  Adrienne + Raoul’s wedding was… in a word, stunning.   We have been planning with Adrienne (and Raoul too) for nearly a year.   She came to us with a color scheme and a feel and then left the rest up to us.   Adrienne + Raoul’s wedding day was so […]

bridesmaid dresses, Centerpieces, Uncategorized

April 17, 2011

adrienne + raoul 04.02.11 | gardens of park hills


What I Want Wednesday this week is courtesy our new intern, Emily.    She fell in love with this adorable bridesmaid dress by After Six (style #6600).   We have to agree – super cute – absolutely love the belt & pockets!

bridesmaid dresses, Uncategorized, wedding attire

March 30, 2011

What I Want Wednesday (intern edition) | Cincinnati Wedding Planner


these gorgeous silk taffeta flower girl dresses by Janie and Jack are 50% off.  so adorable and available in  13 colors – $74.99.

bridesmaid dresses, Uncategorized, wedding attire

March 25, 2011

fab find friday | janie and jack flowergirl dresses