Our Wedding Invitations

Receiving a wedding invitation is like getting a first glance sneak peek of the wedding. Invitations set the tone and theme, often create the atmosphere the moment you hold it in your hands, or in our guests' case, open it on a screen. In the case of our backyard wedding, our atmosphere was intimate and …

Our Vow Books

Having to plan a simplified backyard wedding during a pandemic really brought forward the details that truly matter the most about getting married. Our vows to each other. We knew we wanted to write our own vows, but instead of reading them from a sheet of paper (or worse, a phone!) we wanted to have …

Introducing: The Wedding Series

August marks one year since we got married. How is that even possible? On one hand, I feel like our wedding just happened. I still remember sensory details of that day. I still see my husband chocking up in tears, and how much that touched my heart because that was the first time I saw …

One Year Ago Today

Pictures that show up in our β€œOne Year Ago” reminders this week are gonna hit differently. This picture was taken a year ago today. Saturday, March 7, 2020. My Mom and I had just come back from a coffee shop where we discussed bridal shower ideas, wedding decor and guest lists over lattes and tarts. …

Preserving Wedding Flowers

Flowers designed by Dawn Dust Florals | Photography by Daring Wanderer One hard truth about wedding expenses is that flowers add up more than you think they would. I learned that years ago when I worked in the wedding industry, and I was certainly reminded of that when planning our own mini wedding. I consider …

Something Borrowed: My Mom’s Wedding Dress

Photography by Daring Wanderer Where do I even begin with this post? A Bride's wedding dress is the most prized and celebrated garment during her wedding experience. And for someone like me who loves fashion and who loves dresses, a very high level of excitement was reserved for my wedding dress. However, my wedding dress …