Tips for Brides



Through the years, I’ve had the opportunity to capture outdoor ceremonies at many beautiful outdoor wedding venues in NJ and I’ve always been impressed by how diverse our state is. It’s called The Garden State for a reason, for it boasts countless stunning locations that include lush settings, but it also includes gorgeous waterfront and […]


Finding a wedding venue is probably one of the most stressful parts of wedding planning. Not only because you want to pick the perfect place but also because you have to make sure your fiance loves it just as much as you do *and* it has to fit your style, budget and be available on […]


One of the best decisions that Jay and I made during our engagement was hiring a wedding planner. We knew we’d need someone to help us plan and coordinate many aspects of our wedding day and we’re so glad we trusted her because she handled all the logistics of our wedding day perfectly. From helping us […]


One of our goals for this little online space of ours is for it to be a resource for our couples. Through the years I’ve compiled a pretty extensive list of blogs that were helpful to me during our own wedding planning, but also blogs that continuously publish helpful wedding planning tips, ideas, and inspiration. Today […]


Planning a wedding can be a daunting task for a bride-to-be but staying organized will undoubtedly ensure stress-free wedding planning. There are so many tools out there to help you plan your big day and today I’m going to introduce you to my ten favorites. Do yourself a favor and start using them NOW! You’ll thank me later, I […]


I remember when Jay and I started planning our own wedding how much time we put into researching, imagining, and making decisions. We loved wedding planning but it was so time-consuming! Between figuring out a budget and searching for the perfect venue and photographer, a bride and groom definitely have their work cut out for […]


You’re engaged! Congratulations! This is such an amazing time in your life! I remember like it was yesterday when Jay proposed. After my initial state of shock and “deer-in-headlights” look as my husband lovingly calls it, all I wanted to do was announce our engagement to the world and start the wedding planning!


Happy Monday, friends! I haven’t done a Tips for Brides post in a while so today I thought I’d answer a common question we tend to get at this time of the year when we’re entering our busiest booking season. Historically, the fall is when we get the highest number of inquiries – typically about […]


If you’re still searching for the perfect venue for your romantic NJ wedding, you’re going to love this post! I have a really popular board on Pinterest that is all about NJ wedding venues and I get lots of questions from brides wondering about the venues we’ve shot at so today I thought I’d share a […]


Last week we shot our last wedding of the 2017 wedding season and it was a lovely winter wonderland complete with snow! It was one of our most beautiful December weddings to date. It got me thinking that our future brides could learn a thing or two from our experience with December weddings (after all, […]


I can’t even believe I’m posting about the WINTER already!! But here we are, just a few days away from Thanksgiving and it is getting so cold out there! Normally we’d be just about done with engagement sessions for the year but this year we have a few cold-weather-loving-brides! I’m so amazed by them but […]


We’re getting ready to blog our second to last wedding of the year! It’s so hard to believe how fast this year went!! As things start settling down around here, I’m excited to start sharing educational posts on the blog again. I’m especially looking forward to a new series on the blog: Tips for Grooms! […]

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