We are honored and excited to announce ALL Bridal will be rocking hair & make up for the models at our Wedding Showcase on August 18! The Happily Connected Wedding Showcase will be at the Bavarian Bierhaus from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Amy Lynn is the owner of ALL Bridal and her and her…

Most people know Valentine’s Day as the day of love, candy and roses, but it actually has an interesting origin story. Valentine was actually a person, Saint Valentine. The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One legend contends that Valentine was a priest who…

“What’s Galentine’s Day, oh it’s only the best day of the year!” If you don’t know what this day is, it’s basically a day for ladies to celebrate ladies! It originated from the TV series Parks and Recreation. The main character Leslie Knope hosts a “Galentine’s Day” every year on February 13th as a day…

Have you been thinking about doing a boudoir session but are a little nervous? To help tame those nerves, we asked Amy with Wilde Company to tell us why she thinks doing a boudoir session is so important. From Amy – Maybe the idea of a boudoir session doesn’t sound like an important thing for you-…

Happy Thanksgiving! I wanted to take a moment and wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving and to share what I am thankful for this year! Being able to work with some talented, professional and awesome creatives who make up the Happily Connected Community and to be able to help support and promote their businesses! Marriage. Invest in it. They…

You have planned all of the details of your day so it’s as beautiful as you dreamed it would be.  After you and your guests exit, the clean up begins. But what happens with all of those beautiful wedding flowers? Your moms and some family members may take a few but unfortunately, most will end…

With engagement season approaching, we thought we would showcase some of our favorite photos of engagement rings and wedding bands from each of our amazing and talented professional photographers! To check out more of their work please click on the link below the pictures. Photo Credit: Twila’s Photography Photo Credit: Twila’s Photography Photo Credit: Ivory…

Whether you are planning your wedding or simply having a gathering of friends, we thought we would share the cocktail trends for 2019.  According to the Lifestyle Magazine, during the 2018 World Class Bartender of the Year Competition, a panel of the world’s leading flavor experts discussed what the future of drinks will look like…

We can’t help but smile at all of the beautiful details of this gorgeous wedding! The bride, Laura chose a color palette of Gold and Navy with pops of Pink! WOW was it Gorgeous! Love the Monogrammed sign and gorgeous canvases with sweet florals by Southern Belles and Blooms which lined the ceremony aisle at the West Hills…

Picking a venue is one of the first and hardest wedding planning decisions. Not only does it set the tone for your theme and atmosphere but will also be the background in many of your photos. To help make the task a little easier, we have put together a list of things to consider when…