Bridal Gown Trend Lace

Katie Lindgren Photography

Lace wedding dresses are romantic, timeless and elegant. Lace works with any theme and can be worn any time of year. Photos by Katie Lindgren Photography

Shimmery Winter Wedding

Katie Lindgren

This Des Moines bride was married on a freezing cold winter day. The bride wore the same necklace her mother and grandmother wore on their wedding days. The couple is from Minneapolis and brought back the wedding cake from their favorite bakery! Photos by Katie Lindgren Photography

Pink, Gold & Navy Wedding

James A Stepp Photography

Love a pink and gold wedding color palette and this Des Moines wedding doesn’t disappoint with a bit of navy layered in. Photos by: James A Stepp Photography

Golf Course Venue

M&M Photography

Golf courses tend to provide a beautiful outdoor backdrop for your wedding and Hyperion Club is no different. For over 100 years, Hyperion Field Club has been providing guests with a picture perfect setting for rehearsal dinners, weddings, corporate functions, dinner parties and family celebrations. The clubhouse overlooks the entire city and offers panoramic views from every room. […]

Catering Your Own Wedding


Are you considering catering your own wedding? Catering is expensive, but buying food for 100+ people is expensive too. This is why you might want to reconsider before your big day! Although, to be fair I included a DIY catering option at the bottom of this post if you so choose. Stressful – The person or […]

Newlyweds Combining Finances


If you are planning to combine finances in your marriage now is the time to talk about it. You must make sure you’re both interested in the same financial goals or be able to compromise for each person’s vision of your financial future. Talk About It Before The Wedding It is good to discuss the […]

Father Of The Bride Role

Father Daughter Dance

When you are the Father of the bride you are giving your little girl away to another man, so they can be each other’s support for the rest of their lives. This is an emotional and wonderful time. Your biggest role is support, but there are a number of other responsibilities you can choose to […]

Mother Of The Bride Role

Mother Of The Bride

As the Mother of the Bride your number one to do may be finding the perfect outfit to wear to the wedding that compliments her color choices. You daughter’s wedding is a fantastic time to spend together and bond before the big day. You may be tasked with keeping track of paperwork or timelines. On […]

Delaying Your Honeymoon


You could get so wrapped up in all the wedding details that the honeymoon plans take a backseat. There is also the budget to keep in mind when rings, wedding day and travel expenses start to add up. On the flip side waiting too long could make you both change your mind due to the […]

2016 Wedding Trends

Metallics In Weddings

2016’s Biggest Wedding Trends! Metallics Metallic color palettes with or without some extra sparkle are popping up more in weddings. Rose gold and copper are expected to be two of the most requested shades for 2016. Metallics are versatile as they can be natural or elegant, such as rustic copper lanterns or sparkly table runners […]