Blog, Life

How to Plan a Bachelorette Party

By: Amanda Magnus If you haven't figured it out by now, party planning is something I love to do! I just love the whole process from picking a theme, organizing everything and figuring out all of the little details. Some may find that tedious and not fun at all but it is anything but that… Continue reading How to Plan a Bachelorette Party

Blog, Travel

Our long weekend in Destin, Florida

By: Kristen Darkow   The last time I was in Florida was for my 6th birthday. See below. But last week, my cousin got married in Destin, Florida, which meant we got a nice little family vacation out of the deal! The wedding was on a Monday, which allowed us to enjoy the entire weekend… Continue reading Our long weekend in Destin, Florida

Blog, Life

The Very Best Twin Cities Wedding Vendors

By: Kristen Darkow   Okay, surely by now you're sick of reading about our wedding, but I'm pretty sure this is the last blog I have slated to talk about our wedding! And, if you or anyone you know is getting married in the Twin Cities area, I'm hoping this will be a helpful post!… Continue reading The Very Best Twin Cities Wedding Vendors

Blog, Life

Planning a wedding? Here’s where to start.

By: Kristen Darkow   So you're planning a wedding...first - congratulations! Being engaged is such a short time in someone's life, and yet one of the most exciting times. Soak it up! Second, it's time to get planning. Seriously. I used to laugh a little at couples who started wedding planning the day after they… Continue reading Planning a wedding? Here’s where to start.

Blog, Life

Our Wedding Day – A Recap in Photos

By: Kristen Darkow   If you're not already sick of hearing about our wedding, then today I have for you a recap of the weekend with a bajillion photos! Some of them are taken by family and friends on their cell phones, but most of them were taken by our wonderful photographer, Wendy Jo Stocker… Continue reading Our Wedding Day – A Recap in Photos

Blog

The Best Items on Etsy for a Bride-to-Be!

By: Kristen Darkow   Everybody loves Etsy, am I right? Cute, homemade and personalized items, all while supporting small, home-based businesses. I've always been a fan, but over the past year while Andrew and I were engaged, Etsy was my lifesaver. A good chunk of our wedding decorations, bridal party gifts, etc. were all from… Continue reading The Best Items on Etsy for a Bride-to-Be!

Blog, Travel

Honeymoon Recap: Tenerife and Dublin!

By: Kristen Darkow   See that last name? ^^ Crazy, huh? It's been a whirlwind couple of weeks, but we are back from our honeymoon and adjusting back to real life as a married couple! It's hard to believe it's already the middle (almost end?!) of June, but we will be reliving our wedding and… Continue reading Honeymoon Recap: Tenerife and Dublin!

Blog, Life

20 Questions: Wedding Edition

By: Kristen Finstad   Well, it's my first blog post as a married woman! After 11 months of all things wedding planning, Andrew and I got married on Saturday and it was perfect. The weather was perfect, the ceremony was beautiful and the reception was a blast. It's hard to believe it's all over, but… Continue reading 20 Questions: Wedding Edition

Blog, Life

Kristen’s River Falls Bridal Shower

I am so lucky. After a weekend full of pre-wedding celebrations, I've come to the conclusion that I have the very best friends and family. On Saturday, all of the girls got together for a bachelorette party, which we'll talk about on the blog later this week. But on Sunday, my sweet aunts, Elsa and… Continue reading Kristen’s River Falls Bridal Shower

Blog, Life

My Azazie Experience and Why I Loved It!

By: Amanda Magnus With wedding season just around the corner that means Andrew and Kristen's wedding is going to be here before we know it! I'm so excited for both of them. There's nothing better than knowing your brother has found someone amazing to spend the rest of his life with! And, I gain another… Continue reading My Azazie Experience and Why I Loved It!