Photo by Carrie King Photographer Health and travel is a bit of a double-edged sword. When on vacation, you are extra motivated to stay healthy, yet the very act of traveling can expose you to germs and illnesses. For most people, the honeymoon is the trip they most don’t want to be sick during. To help you be extra vigilant for the once-in-a-lifetime journey, below are our tips for staying healthy during your honeymoon. Research is key. In some countries, food and water that is fine for the local residents will make you ill because you haven’t built up an immunity to the bacteria that might be a contaminant. You’ll also want to see if there are any inoculations you’ll need. For example, if you’re going on a safari in Tanzania, it’s encouraged to be vaccinated for malaria. Even something as simple as a flu outbreak shortly before your trip, like the ... Read More »
They say everyone’s a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but if you are actually of Irish heritage, you may want to embrace your roots throughout your wedding. Though your nuptials are primarily about your love, the day is also about family. Therefore it is a natural choice to highlight your cultural background. Ireland is a country rich with history and traditions. Below are 10 Irish traditions that you may want to consider incorporating in your celebration. Photo by Abby Jiu Photography; Planning & Design by EVOKE - Claddagh rings. Even if your beloved gave you a different style of engagement ring, you can still embrace the traditional piece of jewelry on the wedding day. Remember that the crowns should face outward towards your fingers after you are married. - Bagpipes and kilts. Though these are often thought of as Scottish customs, both bagpipes and kilts are part of a larger Celtic ... Read More »
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and the tradition of wearing green to celebrate, we’ve decided to look back at some of our favorite ways to include the hue into your wedding décor. Depending on the shade you choose, green can evoke the natural beauty of the forest or the fresh and bright feeling that comes with spring. As the trend of rustic weddings slows down, brides hoping to incorporate an organic, low-maintenance feel to their nuptials may be looking for ideas. Couples who enjoy a preppy style can take advantage of a green-based color palette as well: a medium tone makes for a crisp design on paper products and ensembles, as well as having the benefit of being less frequently used, making the aesthetic of your wedding unique. Below are some of our favorite examples of using green throughout your nuptials, all from real weddings or styled shoots. Click each photo ... Read More »
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