diy couples costumes

Halloween in one of my favorite holidays. I have fond memories of my mom making my costumes, even the obscure requests like a fall leaf. (Don’t ask.) Now that I have kids of my own, it’s taken on a whole new level of fun, especially working together to create our costumes. Last year, Olive (almost 3 […]

10 wedding food trends worth sampling

We shared some of the top wedding food trends with the Philadelphia Inquirer! You can read the article by Samantha Melamed here or below. “When it comes to food at weddings, there’s a long-held tradition of mediocrity. But as more foodies walk down the aisle, things are starting to get interesting. Couples are finding creative ways […]

the best self tanners

Brides often want that sun-kissed glow on their wedding day, but we all know the dangers of tanning beds and nobody wants to look like Anne Hathaway’s character in Bride Wars. So we checked in with lifestyle expert and friend Maya of My Life as Maya to get the skinny on the best self tanners […]

homemade candy cane sugar scrub

If you have a Pinterest account (which I assume that you do), you’ve probably seen a million adorable DIY and homemade holiday gifts. But as we all know, a lot of Pinterest projects have potential for failure (see here, here, and here) and can get costly with supplies. As I was trying to come up with a […]

diy decorative votive

There is no denying that candles create the perfect ambience. We’re loving this easy DIY upgrade to traditional votives from Martha Stewart Weddings. These votives create both a pretty table glow and design. All you need is a quick trip to Michaels for kraft or metallic paper, glass votive candleholders, a decorative paper punch, colored tissue […]

Lea + Gerry | September 29, 2012

Venue: Top of the Tower | Photography: IlluminArts Photography | Videography: Tree of Life Films | Makeup: Face the Occasion | Officiant: Mirabai Galashan | Florals: Willow & Thistle | Rentals: Magnifique Décor | Ceremony Musicians: Penn Strings Duo | Band: Hometown Sweethearts | Hotel: Sonesta and Embassy Suites | Rehearsal Dinner: LaViola Wedding Film by Tree of Life Films Images via IlluminArts […]

chocoholics unite

Being a chocoholic is not a bad thing, and we think chocolate cravings are best handled by indulging in them. If you’re a chocoholic and want to incorporate your love of cocoa into your wedding day, here are a few unique ideas taken from Martha Stewart Weddings to make your celebration extra sweet. (Click on […]