Savvy Weddings: Kayla and Nate Launius

Kayla and Nate Wedding

Slam Dunk for Love For Kayla and Nate Launius, love was as easy as A-B-C. The pair, who were friendly from both playing basketball on their respective teams at MidAmerica Nazarene University, were seated next to each other in a literature class because of alphabetical order—her maiden name is Lindenmeyer. Their relationship grew beyond the

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Planning Your Engagement Party

If love was in the air for you this holiday season, you’re not alone. The time between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day produces so many proposals, it’s actually known as “engagement season,” with dates in December among the most popular to pop the question. If you just got engaged, congratulations! Before you dive into planning the

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Ahhh Pinterest Bride

If you’re recently engaged, you’ve just hit the part of wedding planning where expectation meets reality. After collecting ideas and pinning a million pins on Pinterest, you’ve added it all up and realized, Crap, the wedding you planned on Pinterest is expensive. This, my friends, is what we call wedding sticker shock. This is a great time to

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Let’s Talk Budget…

A bridal gown is a big ticket purchase these days, with prices for couture gowns by the top designers like Vera and Oscar commonly reaching into the $10,000 range (yes, really!).  Before you start shopping for a gown – well, before you do ANY wedding planning, really – you should sit down with your fiance and anyone

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