#THESTRUGGLE Proper Etiquette

Weddings are not your everyday party. They aren’t your typical hoedown. I feel it is a formal and spiritual celebration. So why do some people act like its just another party? People no longer dress appropriately. They send their guests text or emails as the ‘formal’ invitation. Everyone skips the ceremony to go to the … Read More

Worst Part of Planning a Wedding: Guest List

Small or large? If I say 350 what category would you put that guest count under? If you’re Nigerian you will most likely think it’s average, if not small. If you’re from another nationality you might want to pick your jaw up off the floor. LOL. Let’s go ahead and call it My Big Fat … Read More

Engagement Shoot…Should We Save The Date?

I am so flipping excited about sharing our engagement pictures with everyone! Working with @Rhphotoarts was amazing. He was a total professional that made novices like Ify and I feel comfortable in front of the camera.  I love how we incorporated the location of the proposal and key pieces of it, such as the ipad … Read More

Announcing: The Big Move

Such a whirlwind these last few weeks….. So at the beginning of December I passed my board exam with flying colors! After that had been accomplished, I was more than ready to relax for a few months, find a job in Houston, find a new home & dive head first into wedding planning. Remember that … Read More

Location! Location! Location!

Choosing a venue most definitely deserves to be on top of the list of wedding tasks. Venues get booked one — sometimes even two —  years in advance and if you have your heart set on a special date, you will want to get on it. Luckily for us, we only had a specific season … Read More

He Asked Me To Conquer The World With Him…

Yea…I should have started the blog with this. But better late than never, right? I really must give props to My Love for the proposal I’ve always dreamed of. Thinking about all of the planning and effort he and my loved ones put in to surprise me leaves me speechless. My Physician Assistant program is … Read More