A personal account of what happened during the Las Vegas massacre on October 1st, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.Read More
It's been a little less than a month since I officially stopped seeing the children I had been helping take care of for the last two years. I met the two of them when they were five and eight, and the youngest JUST turned seven as we were saying our goodbyes last month. At the beginning, I thought I was just taking them on as a temporary side job...Read More
Adorable one-year anniversary shoot in Leavenworth, Washington with cutie pies, Autumn and Ray. Pacific Engagements and Sarah Harris Photography paired up to photograph this stunning couple amidst gorgeous riverside and mountain views.Read More
If you are trying to explain what your dream engagement ring looks like, or your future fiance is thinking of proposing to the girl of his dreams, then you are in the right place. This guide walks you through common terms used to describe different parts of an engagement ring, so that you can explain to jewelers exactly what you want!Read More
Going from a lifetime of answering to others commands and requests to being the one calling the shots has been such a mental transition. I have always been the one to ask, "Is this how you want this to look?" or, "What do you want me to be doing right now?" and now, I find myself on the other side. These last couple months of coordinating a team from the beginning to the end of a project have definitely trained me in getting over that initial anxiety of being in charge to being 100% confident in my vision and final decisions. That change in mentality has been completely revolutionary. And since, I have felt not only my self-confidence increase, but my trust in others grow exponentially, as well. But even though I've come this far and have experienced a ton of self-growth these last few years, it is still just the beginning.Read More
So - How are you supposed to decide who to hire as your wedding planner when there are so many options out there? Besides varying price points, what is the difference between them all? How are you to know which planner will be the best fit for you and your fiance? Your friends? Your family? Your wedding vision?Read More
Recently engaged and already day-dreaming of your perfect summer wedding cake? Scouring Pinterest for cute cake decorating inspiration? Well...what better wedding cake decoration than seasonal fresh fruits and flowers?? With summer almost in full-fling, it seemed only right to share some adorable wedding cake ideas to kick off the season! From smooth vanilla buttercream frosted cakes to semi-naked wedding cakes that have the perfect amount of frosting to make a statement, we have cute cake ideas that everyone will fall in love with. These dreamy layered cakes are too cute to cut into!Read More
The city of Seattle has some amazing views that make perfect backdrops for wedding and engagement photos. Myself and a few other wedding vendors took these two cuties to Golden Gardens Park for an evening wedding photography session and the results were too perfect! At golden hour, the setting sun reflected off the sparkling water of Puget Sound and cast the most beautiful light onto Hila and Caleb's romantic seaside picnic. The Olympic Mountain Range lingering in the background looked so peaceful and regal in the distance. Just thirty minutes north of Downtown Seattle, this beach destination was the perfect getaway from the big city!Read More
Since Seattle is such an amazing and flourishing city, take time away from wedding planning to-do's and go enjoy a summer day or evening away from it all! Going out on dates as an engaged couple is extremely special, especially because you can take the time to remember and appreciate all of the reasons why you fell for the person you are about to marry and spend the rest of your life with. Try out a few (if not all) of these Seattle summer date ideas. Personally, my boyfriend and I enjoy the more interactive dates which include more than just dinner and a movie, so below are some of our absolute favorites that I wanted to share with you all! Enjoy! Have all the fun in the world!Read More
Curious as to what a wedding planner means when they mention you and your fiance have full access to their "emergency bridal kit" during your wedding day? An emergency kit is typically a box or bag containing an assortment of everyday items that can come in handy during unexpected situations!Read More
A million-and-one decisions have to be made when planning your wedding...and those decisions can be VERY difficult to make if you are not familiar with the terminology of the wedding industry! Sometimes, communicating with wedding vendors can be hard if you feel you cannot find the words to express exactly what you want, or simply do not understand what they are explaining to you. Never feel like you can't ask a wedding professional what they mean when they mention a word or phrase you are not familiar with! A lot of the terminology are not used in everyday-life, and it is best to be sure you understand exactly what you are agreeing to!
Use this quick wedding planning terminology guide to better familiarize yourself with common words used in the planning process! Happy planning!Read More
There is something just so sweet about spring weddings! I do not know if it is because of the soft, romantic flowers that are growing all around, or simply because they are the first weddings of the season, but I LOVE them! Spring wedding decor is always so fresh, clean, and inviting! I cannot get enough of them - especially in this gorgeous lavender, French garden-inspired wedding reception.
How can you achieve this sweet and simple look for your spring wedding? Check out these 4 super easy styling tips!Read More
How was a tropical beach wedding in Washington designed, starting only with a beautiful, little piece of paper? Read on to hear the story and inspiration behind this gorgeous bridal inspiration shoot at The Edgewater House in Olalla, Washington.Read More
This reception reflects modern trends down to the tableware by asymmetrical placement of the triangular napkins, geometrically-shaped dinner menus, and unconventional box-shaped wine glasses. The matte black flatware is so cool and clean, serving as the perfect finishing touch to these classy, modern table settings.Read More