ENGAGEMENT SESSION LOVE | simply bloom photography | Hipsters Make the Best Engagement Session Subjects…

ENGAGEMENT SESSION LOVE | simply bloom photography | Hipsters Make the Best Engagement Session Subjects…

I realize Valentine’s Day has come and gone already, and that it’s March 2.  Fully aware.  I also understand that, once a holiday has passed, most don’t dwell on it beyond its final hour.  But let me ask you this: do we deny to those of us who were born on a leap year the [...]

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WEDDING INSPIRATION, IN THE ROUND | ~ balloons and bubblegum ~ | Perfect Ways to Make Your Pictures POP!

WEDDING INSPIRATION, IN THE ROUND | ~ balloons and bubblegum ~ | Perfect Ways to Make Your Pictures POP!

We all want our weddings to be great, and this can mean many things to many people.  It all depends on who you ask.  It can mean keeping with tradition.  It can mean standing out from the rest.  It can mean showing our personalities, and our uniqueness, both as individuals and as a couple.  However, [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS + VALENTINE’S DAY INSPIRED GOODNESS | ladies in red | Engagement Sessions with Love Tones…

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS + VALENTINE’S DAY INSPIRED GOODNESS | ladies in red | Engagement Sessions with Love Tones…

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday (!!!) and if it’s chilly in your neck of the woods, you might find yourself challenged in the cute outfit department.  But it doesn’t have to be that way!  Just throw on a simple red scarf like Katie did in her engagement session with Marianne Taylor of Marianne Taylor Photography, [...]

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VINTAGE INSPIRED LOOKS + WIN A FREE ENGAGEMENT SESSION! | vintage wedding inspiration | Don’t Forget the Oranges!

VINTAGE INSPIRED LOOKS + WIN A FREE ENGAGEMENT SESSION! | vintage wedding inspiration | Don’t Forget the Oranges!

Have you heard about this?  I got sooo excited when I learned of it – Heather and Kimberly announced on LA Style Unveiled that the amazing Jill Thomas of Jill Thomas Photography is offering one seriously lucky couple a Free Engagement Session! Not only can you win a free engagement session with Jill Thomas, but [...]

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ENGAGEMENT + VINTAGE WEDDING INSPIRATION | simplybloom photography | Miniature Golf, Maximum Color {followed by} Details, Details, Details…

ENGAGEMENT + VINTAGE WEDDING INSPIRATION | simplybloom photography | Miniature Golf, Maximum Color {followed by} Details, Details, Details…

Meet Phillip and Rachel… Now, say hello to Vania and Christine, of SimplyBloom Photography… Those two young ladies above are responsible for the photographic heaven that follows… This engagement session features Rachel and Phillip, a lovely couple who quite possibly have two of the most photogenic faces I’ve ever seen.  What do you think? But [...]

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CARRIE UNDERWOOD | there’s something about Carrie… | “Hmm, it’s Nice… But Do You Have it in White?”

CARRIE UNDERWOOD | there’s something about Carrie… | “Hmm, it’s Nice… But Do You Have it in White?”

Awww, just look at them.  Aren’t they adorable? Carrie with her fiance, hockey player Mike Fisher { 1, 2, 3 } As we’ve come to expect from Carrie, she was a vision walking the red carpet, this time at the 2010 Grammy Awards in LA this past Sunday, January 31. The details: On her ears: [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS { Part III } | California dreaming | Wedding Cakes, Wedding Kisses & the Chance to Win a Dream Photo Session!

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS { Part III } | California dreaming | Wedding Cakes, Wedding Kisses & the Chance to Win a Dream Photo Session!

I leave you, on a chilly Friday in New York, with this… The cake, by My Sweet & Saucy is made of buttercream, and is topped off with luscious, fresh raspberries. { Photo Credit: Bonnie Tsang } *** This next set of photos have a certain special thing in common, that is, aside from being [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS { Part II } | California on my mind | Sarah Yates Photography: Engagement & Wedding Photos with That California Glow + More Edible Goodness…

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS { Part II } | California on my mind | Sarah Yates Photography: Engagement & Wedding Photos with That California Glow + More Edible Goodness…

I adore nearly all things California, I think it’s obvious by now.  (A failing economy, fires and one movie star governor are behind the “nearly.”)  With so many awe-inspiring bits of photographic beauty emerging from the oblong state on the western edge of our country, it’s hard not to fall deeply and hopelessly in love [...]

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ENGAGEMENT & WEDDING RING LOVE | Sparkly Eye Candy… for Your Fingers!

ENGAGEMENT & WEDDING RING LOVE | Sparkly Eye Candy… for Your Fingers!

That’s right, just some extra sparkly eye candy for you to eat up.  ‘Cause I felt like it.  Enjoy! That one above?  That’s my favorite – just rings in boxes, I know, but I could stare at it for minutes.  Minutes!!!  This next one isn’t ugly either… And get a load of THIS MOTHER: Got [...]

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Part I: FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! | save the date freebies + smiles + scrabble | Happiness Lies Within

Part I: FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! | save the date freebies + smiles + scrabble | Happiness Lies Within

Alright everyone, here we go.  I’m practically hyperventilating over these finds, today.  Go get a brown paper bag in case you begin to experience some shallow breathing… The Wedding Chicks have outdone themselves with this find right here.  They’ve brought us one of the most beautiful wedding paper templates I’ve eva seen.  Eva.  It’s beautiful, [...]

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WILL YOU MARRY ME? | the great cake lollie proposal…

WILL YOU MARRY ME? | the great cake lollie proposal…

Bakerella does some amazing things with a little bit of flour, sugar and some lollie sticks.  But this project takes the cake. It goes on, as you can imagine… But, here’s the beauty part: And, stop right there. That’s it – that’s where I start to tear up. *** Find out what prompted all of [...]

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CELEBRITY ENGAGEMENTS | Carrie Underwood + Mike Fisher… Sooo… That Would Make Her Name Carrie Fisher, Right?

CELEBRITY ENGAGEMENTS | Carrie Underwood + Mike Fisher… Sooo… That Would Make Her Name Carrie Fisher, Right?

All signs point to yes on this one, ladies and gents… ~ PLUS ~ THEY’RE ENGAGED! It has been confirmed that Ottawa Senators center Mike Fisher, 29, proposed to country music superstar Carrie Underwood, 26, this past Sunday, December 20th.  She said yes!  Love it.  My fiancé and I have serious love for Carrie Underwood… [...]

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The Dream Proposal: Engaged Yet? You Might Want to Leave This Page on Your Screen When Your Man Comes Around…

The Dream Proposal: Engaged Yet?  You Might Want to Leave This Page on Your Screen When Your Man Comes Around…

You know, up until now, I thought my fiance’s proposal was pretty freaking spectacular.  I still do, of course, but, you know, there was never anything that made me wonder about the validity of that belief.  You’re probably thinking the same of yours, no?  Here’s a quick recap of mine: it was on a romantic [...]

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Design Your Engagement Ring Before He Proposes… The Norm?

Design Your Engagement Ring Before He Proposes… The Norm?

So, apparently I am a dying breed.  Am I alone in this?  I had not an inkling that my sweetheart was about to do what he went ahead and did that wonderful evening in Mexico.  And, to me, that’s what made it so special.  My thoughts and feelings the moment he began to kneel were [...]

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Proof That Love Conquers A N Y T H I N G

Proof That Love Conquers  A N Y T H I N G

Been looking for a reason to [maybe, sort of] believe in all of those melodramatic televised romance novels… that we all secretly love to watch? I’ve got good news for you… which I can guarantee is TRUE, if you consider People Mag a truth-telling source, and if you’ll accept that that guarantee holds only for [...]

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