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wedding DIY nights.

we just completed DIY night 2 / 3 for angela & nick’s upcoming nuptials. i hosted the first one and alicia the second, but the…

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aunt chilada’s bridal shower.

angela is near and dear to so many and it showed last saturday as more than 50 women gathered at aunt chilada’s restaurant to…

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danny always makes fun of me because i love checking the mail. rarely does a day go by that i don’t check it, and…

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to the quinns!

this past weekend was one of the most scenic and full wedding weekends i’ve been too. from thursday to sunday we had a full itinerary of…

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m + d minturn welcome dinner.

on friday night, the quinn’s hosted a wonderful rehearsal dinner at The Minturn Saloon, a historic restaurant in Vail, which ting absolutely loved. the…

taking over at 8,100 feet.

the boys kicked off the first night in beaver creek with a bachelor dinner for quinnster. later that night, all the guests who were…

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jenny’s bridal shower.

last saturday in san francisco’s east bay, a group of ladies gathered to shower jenny with all kinds of domestic goodies. there was a signature…

amor en espana.

quinn & meg are engaged! oh, the tings couldn’t be happier for these two. it’s all so picture perfect. a romantic night in the “royalty apartment” on…

a lakeside wedding in lake tahoe.

we spent this past weekend in nevada to celebrate the wedding of danny’s cousin eric to his new bride, jaime. we flew into reno…

two rooftop rehearsals.

i can’t believe it’s been a week since colby and jake said i do! the night before colby and jake’s big day (here), the bridal party gathered…

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colby + jake.

a glimpse into october 1, 2011. the day colby and jake said i do at the hotel palomar in downtown san diego. us maids…

sneak peak.

we’re back from one of the most wonderful weekends. so much love went into this wedding and everyone could feel it. the san diego weather…

DIY dudes.

men love to gripe about all things wedding related*, but when it comes down to it, the good ones are willing to roll up…

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my best friend’s wedding.

in may 2010, jake took colby for a horseback ride in north scottsdale and popped the question with a sparkly ring. i was so honored that…

the royal wedding of matt & mallary.

one of the highlights from last weekend’s trip to minneapolis was having the honor to attend matt & mallary’s wedding. shortly after mat & mal got…

exploring a new city – minneapolis.

Hello from Minneapolis, Minnesota! We’re here getting a glimpse into the new midwestern life of our dear friend Quinnster, we’re gonna watch Matt & Mallary say “I…

let the showering begin!

We’re off to Newport Beach for Colby’s Bridal Shower! Colby and Jake got engaged back in May 2010 so I’m thrilled that all the…

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wedding soaked brain.

I sometimes forget that not everyone is a 20-something girl who’s really into weddings and blogs. I falsely assume that everyone knows what an…

happy vibes.

Phoenix’s forecast for the weekend averages 114 degrees with a low of 91. Yuck.  Thank goodness we’re on the first flight out tomorrow to…

our favorite kitchen tools.

Wedding registry almost ended our engagement. A girlfriend who’d been through the process warned me and suggested I take my mom, mother-in-law or a girlfriend, but no –…

a pit stop at the inn.

The windy roads of Rancho Santa Fe were the perfect place for Ting to really test drive his new Mini Cooper. So of course…

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salsa under the stars in tulum.

This video from Lisa and Reed’s Tulum wedding (photos here) makes me so happy. Nothing beats salsa dancing in the sand with your friends…

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la boda de lisa y reed.

Lisa and Reed said ‘I Do’ at the Ana y Jose Beach Club in Tulum, Mexico on Monday, March 7th. It was the perfect…

goodbye desert, hello beach.

We’re off to Tulum, Mexico for Lisa and Reed’s wedding! Tulum is on the southern edge of Mexico’s Riviera Maya about 1.5 hours south…

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wedding DIY weekend.

This past weekend’s extra rainy weather was the perfect backdrop for working on wedding projects with Colby. A few months ago she booked a…

recycle your wedding.

Just yesterday I was talking about my struggle with getting rid of wedding related things (here). All you DIY brides out there understand. You…

worn with love.

It’s funny how after your wedding is over and you’re back from the honeymoon, it’s almost impossible to do anything wedding related. It was…

conquering the wedding album.

I’m one of those “I can make that” people. I love crafts. I like seeing an idea and trying to create it own my own. This…

dan’s texas-sized bachelor party.

Danny made it home from Dan’s Austin Bachelor Party safe and sound. His voice is kinda shot and he’s still tired but overall in good shape considering…

will you be my moh?

I recently received a surprise package in the mail and squealed when I opened it… for a few reasons. 1. It was a surprise….

betsy’s bachelorette

I kicked off this past weekend with Betsy and her girls to celebrate Betsy’s Bachelorette party. The girls made a last minute switch from…

mr. & mrs. walker.

We’re back after three fantastic days in California… welcome Chris and Donna to the married club! As expected, their wedding was picture perfect… even Danny was…

an all about weddings weekend.

Hi from Southern California. This weekend is going to be allllll about weddings and I’m so happy about that! I love all things wedding related. First and foremost,…

old fashioned etiquette.

I’m not the most formal or traditional person but there are some “old fashioned” things that I will never give up…. reading a book…

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mr. & mrs.

It’s ourfirst wedding anniversary today! We can’t believe it’s already been a year… how crazy that “newlyweds” no longer applies. Kinda sad, but also…

anniversary wishes.

Two years ago today, I had the honor of standing up next to one of my dearest friends Erica as she married Dan, her…