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My Bridal Shower!

I am still floating on a happy cloud of pink candy, ocean views, and strawberries fizzing in champagne. This past Sunday was my bridal shower and the women who planned it absolutely killed the game. I wanted to share some photos with you guys, as well as some of my favorite highlights. 

5 Tips For Hosting A Large Dinner Party

As many of you know, I'm from a big family, so a dinner party with 14 people feels more or less regular. Spectacularly loud and fun, but still, common in my life. Now I'm getting married to Brandon, who is 1 of 5 siblings! So.... two big families and what do you get? A lot of coordinating when it comes to going out or staying in all together. While it can be difficult to just turn your mind off when a big group is buzzing in your home, with just a few hints, it's something you too can do. Here are my suggestions for a smoother hosting process

10 Things to Do 100 Days Before Your Wedding

I've been thinking a lot about what's left to get done in these last 100 days, and decided that a checklist would be helpful for all the brides out there. This list will vary depending on many factors, including how long of an engagement you have, but generally, keep these in mind at the 3-month-mark. Happy planning!

Cinco de Mayo Dip: My Favorite Hot-Oil Guacamole, Extra-Chunky

For a while I contemplated sharing a recipe for anything other than guacamole because I get it...how many times can we sing praise for mashed avocado with cilantro and lime? I hear you. But wait... what if you don't have a go-to recipe for your favorite guac? What if you're always eyeballing this and that, sometimes achieving avocado nirvana, other times blinking doubly as you taste your acidic concoction? It has taken me a long time but I have found my favorite recipe, and I rarely stray from it.