Anatomy Of A Southern Bridal Tea

Birmingham Tea

Hello, Darlings! This has been a crazy week as I host my family and my son’s future in-laws for a weekend here in Birmingham, Alabama.  It is Bridal Tea weekend.  I have come to find out this is a “Birmingham” thing.  To help you understand the differences in a Bridal Tea verse a Bridal Shower, I need to explain the “anatomy of a southern bridal tea”. How Does It Work Birmingham Bridal Teas are typically held on Sunday afternoons from… Read More

Secret Shopping Tip- ShopStyle (How I Saved $500 On My Dress For My Son’s Wedding)

Secret shopping tip, shopstyle

Hello, Darlings! Many of you know I love a good sale.  I am always looking at getting the best price.  Now with the internet, the shopper is in control. This year I was able to save over $500 on my Mother of the Groom dress.  How did I do it? Let me introduce you to my secret shopping tip, a website I found this year, ShopStyle. When you create an account and log in, you have access to thousands of… Read More

Mother of Groom: What To Wear To Bridal Shower

Hello, Darlings! Today let’s talk about Mother Of Groom: What To Wear To Bridal Shower. With the bridal season fast approaching, what to wear for the bridal shower was my first problem.  I am petite and curvy so about 90% of dresses don’t fit me or are too boxy.   I lost almost 20 pounds since my hysterectomy and want something special for the out of town bridal shower in Little Rock, Arkansas. So, I turned to my favorite designer,… Read More