Entries by Jessica Swagman

Laura + Zach

October 14 I have known Laura’s family for many years (and even had the privilege of helping her older sister Elizabeth with her wedding), so you can imagine my excitement when I was asked to help plan Laura’s wedding. Laura is such a warm and gracious person, one of those people you just want to do […]

Sarah + Matt

January 28 Winter weddings and the couples that get married during these months are quickly becoming my favorite. I think there is some something so special about a couple that gets married during, what many consider, the coldest and dreariest part of the year (at least for us folks in Michigan). While many couples choose […]

Strawberry Rosé Sangria

At the beginning of July I had the pleasure of throwing my best friend (and fellow employee) an engagement party for her and her fiancé. More about that event in a later post, I promise. One of the drinks I served was quite a hit and it seemed perfect to share with you for when […]

Amy and Logan

August 24, 2016 There’s something about vaulted cathedral ceilings and romantic city ballrooms. From a Cathedral’s tolling bells high in their towers, to the resounding pipe organs echoing through the sanctuary, to a ballroom’s grand marble staircase, to the ornate panels and moldings with magnificent columns… I was made for these kind of architectural details. It’s not every day […]

Spring Has Sprung

Spring is here and I could not be more ready for it. Winter in Michigan is always tough for me: the wedding season is over and I seem to wilt without the sunshine. Thankfully, this year I got go on a few international sunny holidays and I had a January wedding to keep me focused on a […]