Feel at Home with Eric Vest Photography

Feel at Home with Eric Vest Photography

As we sat against floor-to-ceiling windows in a quaint suburban Minnesota Dunn Brothers, Melody from Events by Melody and I swapped stories about the craziest moments we’ve experienced at weddings. We’ve both worked in weddings long enough to have collected a solid...

Art That Inspired Us – March 2020

I started this month in Chicago and was not supposed to end this month in not only an English-speaking country, but especially Chicago. Well, here I am, writing this from my apartment in Chicago. Isn't it crazy how life can throw massive curveballs at you, no matter...

The Honest Way to Find a Really Cool Wedding Officiant

The Honest Way to Find a Really Cool Wedding Officiant

When I first googled around the internet before diving into officiating, I remember thinking, “Wow, officiants my age are basically nonexistent and the rest have websites from the 90s.” It’s been six years and really nothing has changed. I’m not trying to toot my own...

Art That Inspired Us – February 2020

Art That Inspired Us – February 2020

Engagement season is still going strong! I absolutely love all of the couples that are looking to bring on professional writers (aka us!) to work on their ceremonies. The only downside to this is that it has reduced the number of books I can read in a month. You’ll...

Art That Inspired Us This Month – January 2020

Art That Inspired Us This Month – January 2020

This has been the busiest engagement season I’ve ever had, which is a great problem but also reduces the amount of reading I can do. I try to meet a goal of 50 pages per day, which sounds harder than it is. I’m the kind of person that will search for pockets of time...

Art That Inspired Us This Month — December 2019

The only way to be creative is through inspiration from the world around us. There are endless amounts of music, books, and art that drive creativity and passion for writing. When I sit down to write a wedding ceremony, I’m always inspired by something I’ve seen,...

Actually Useful Tips for Writing Your Own Vows

Actually Useful Tips for Writing Your Own Vows

Writing your own vows is an extremely intimidating process, even if you are a natural writer. It involves reflecting on all of the time you shared with someone and figuring out how to narrow every experience down into just a few paragraphs or pages. On top of all that...

Freakin’ Cool Weddings with Bre is Fun

Freakin’ Cool Weddings with Bre is Fun

Even after having been in the wedding business for many years, it wasn’t until a few years ago when I connected with Bre from Bre is Fun at the Neu Neu (previously 514 Studios) in Minneapolis during, obviously, a wedding. Most of the time, planners and coordinators...