Monthly Archives: October 2011

Megan + Ryan: A Thing for Spring

April is a special month for Megan and Ryan O’Donnell. Not only did they meet in April 2009, they were engaged the following April and married on April 30, 2011. You could say they have a thing for spring! Megan, a second grade teacher and high school cross-country and track coach, agreed to go on
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How To: Mason Jar Lanterns

I love mason jars — they are simple and sweet and have dozens of uses.  My cousin and his wife displayed gorgeous hydrangeas in blue mason jars (the “real deal” old school ones) at their wedding and I’m hoping perhaps my aunt has held on to them so maybe, just maybe, I might be able
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Wedding Trends: The Script-Block Flip-Flop

There are plenty of simple ways to spice up your wedding invitations. Creative wording, funky colors, embellishments… the list goes on and on. One particular trend we’ve noticed recently is the creative combination of block and script fonts. What does this technique yield? Usually, a classy-with-an-edge look, which, of course, WE LOVE! You’ve probably noted
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Celebration: 365 Days of Noah

Around here, weddings (and all-things-wedding-related) are our first love. Lately, however, the pitter patter of little feet- and a newly launched line of birth announcements by The Green Kangaroo– have created some competition for our affection! It seems only fair that I should dedicate our first Little Joeys article to my very own Little Joey– Noah.
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Travels: Asheville

Whether traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway in pursuit of dreamy scenery or touring the valleys for the best mom-and-pop eateries, the North Carolina mountains have so much to offer.  Asheville, in particular, ranks way up there for me, offering the best shops and galleries, divine restaurants, and some of the greatest music in the state!
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Wedding Colors: Hot Color Combos for the 2011/2012 Season

Current trends are bringing together some very unlikely color combinations. Some of them may seem crazy, but they are so crazy they work beautifully. Strawberry red and lime green- Bright red bouquets against the backdrop of lime green dresses adds a fun summery splash to a wedding color scheme.  Add some different shades of green
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Shout Out: A Southern Soiree

Keep your eyes on Megan Gillikin of A Southern Soiree.  She’s an entrepreneur that’s raising the bar in our local event planning community.  Megan takes her job seriously, but not too seriously.  She knows how to listen, how to lead, and how to have fun. Her original ideas, mind for logistical details, and warm smile
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