Wedding Wednesday: Our Wedding

Tuesday, February 16, 2021


I cannot say enough how perfect this day was. We had an intimate outdoor wedding and it was everything we could have imagined. Sean and I had originally been planning on having an outdoor wedding at a local venue, so when things changed due to the pandemic, we were fortunate enough to not have to change too many things about our wedding. With some minor adjustments and a little downsizing, we were still able to celebrate. Weather in Savannah can be so unpredictable, and we were SO lucky to have the perfect weather that day. Also, huge thank you to Izzy and her associate Hannah for these amazing photos. You can check out Izzy's site here: www.izzyco.com

Sean and I are very low-key people. We wanted our wedding to reflect this. Society seems to place so much pressure on couples having the perfect wedding and it causes people so much ridiculous stress. We decided early on that the only thing that mattered was for us to be together and for the planning process to be fun, no matter what. (This was extra tricky due to the pandemic, but we managed to keep the planning fun the entire time!) We also knew that things could probably go wrong and change last minute, but we wouldn't let that affect the day. Because we went into it with that attitude, the wedding was perfect and we enjoyed every second of it. 

I will have future posts with more details from the wedding!

P.S. Even though we have real wedding bands, we got married with ring pops! Sean proposed with a ring pop, so we thought it would only be fitting. 









Valentine's Day

Thursday, February 11, 2021

 


I hope you are all as excited as I am for it to be Valentine's Day! I have been a little busy, Sean and I just got married two weeks ago so things are winding down from that. We are waiting until the end of the year to do a honeymoon, but did end up staying overnight in Hilton Head as a mini-honeymoon. Even with how busy we have been, I did want to share some Valentine's Day inspiration with you all. Valentine's Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. 

I don't typically exchange big gifts with people on Valentine's Day. Instead, it is usually little cards, handmade notes, or boxes of chocolates which I think are much more personal. I will probably be going to a local shop, or coffee shop to pick out chocolates as a gift. What are you guys planning for Valentine's Day?



Coffee Date No. 1

Friday, January 8, 2021

My old roommate and I like to go on coffee dates to catch each-other up on life, any tea, etc. and I recently saw Kate with lonestarsouthern.com posts 'coffee dates' to essentially do the same for her readers. So I wanted to start doing the same with you guys! 


Jekyll Island had the most gorgeous light tour. It was set up so you could drive around the island on this "light tour" and enjoy the gorgeous views from your car. Apparently they do this every year, however this was our first year going! 


I had so much fun wrapping gifts for people this year! It was our first year with our own Christmas tree so I went a little crazy picking out papers to decorate with! Our tree was decorated with red ornaments, red bows, and pom pom garlands. We do not have many personal ornaments yet, however the ones we did get were a yellow jeep, a 'Just Married' ornament (for 2021!), and an American Flag. We want to slowly build up our collection of glass ornaments representative of special moments throughout the year. 


I had the privilege of watching a sailboat race in person! It was so much fun, and I learned a ton since I know nothing about sailing. P.S. no this isn't one of the boats from the race 😂.



We have been trying to support local shops and restaurants as much as possible during this difficult time. We were so excited to try the Fat Radish for the first time and loved it. We each tried a couple different seafood options from their menu and it was all SO GOOD.


Local & Small Businesses to Shop for Gifts

Monday, December 7, 2020

(image source: sent from an employee)
This is a beautiful boutique in downtown Savannah. They have a stunning collection of clothes and accessories. I highly recommend them if you are looking for a gift for you fashion loving friends!


Sun-Kissed Clays:
Created by one of my sorority sisters, Sun-Kissed Clays sells beautiful handmade clay jewelry. Any of her pieces would make an amazing gift this Christmas. If you are interested, contact her via @sun.kissedclays here!
I was fortunate enough to visit this little shop on a tour of The Alida Hotel in downtown Savannah. It was such a wonderful idea! Downstairs in The Alida, they have this as their 'gift-shop', but instead of being a traditional gift-shop they carry products from local makers, artists, and designers. I highly recommend visiting if you are in Savannah and looking for a unique gift idea.

(image source: sent from the shop)
This was created by another sorority sister of mine. She makes the cutest customized goods! Every year I typically get my mom some sort of customized linen, bag, etc. and this is the perfect place to find inspiration! You can shop by contacting her via Instagram here or her Etsy shop.


One Fish Two Fish:
I love this store located in downtown Savannah! One of my friends introduced me to it a long time ago during a shopping day, and I fell in love. They are perfect to find a gift for tons of different people since they have such a wide variety of products. 

This is a leather store located in downtown Savannah. I absolutely love their products. They are a completely made in house brand. My fiancé loves their products as well so if you are looking for inspiration for a nicer gift for the men in your life, they would be perfect. 

Thanks for stopping by!


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