Engaged But Can’t Be Legally Married?  Consider a Commitment Ceremony Instead!

Engaged But Can’t Be Legally Married? Consider a Commitment Ceremony Instead!

Are you engaged but can’t be legally married for one reason or another? No worries! There are alternatives to paying for a piece of paper that ultimately gets filed with your city, county or state. A commitment ceremony can be performed exactly like a wedding and, for...
Industrial Meets Victorian Charm: A Styled Photo Shoot

Industrial Meets Victorian Charm: A Styled Photo Shoot

I recently had the honor of designing and planning a styled photo shoot that took place at The Brightside Music & Event Venue in Downtown Dayton, Ohio.  Here’s the story behind this Industrial Meets Victorian Charm shoot. The Victorian Era Dinner Party The...
7 Wedding Traditions: Just Where Did They Originate Anyway?

7 Wedding Traditions: Just Where Did They Originate Anyway?

Weddings and traditions go hand-in-hand.  You’ve all heard of the bouquet toss, the garter toss, the bride wearing a white dress, and saving the top layer of the wedding cake. But just where did those age-old wedding traditions originate anyway?  Here are 7 wedding...
6 Wedding Traditions That Shock Engaged Couples

6 Wedding Traditions That Shock Engaged Couples

Today’s weddings don’t always include the age-old traditions, and many couples may wonder where those traditions come from anyway. Let’s have some fun and look at 6 wedding traditions that shock engaged couples – and we’ll list some “normal” ones that you may still...