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Monday, June 29, 2015

Must Have Summer Beauty Products

Celebrity Makeup Artist & Expert on TLC's Dare to Wear, Mathias Alan, is back and chatting with me all about the Must Have Beauty Products for this summer and bridal season! For all of you schweaty girls like me out there, Mathias even talks about deodorant for your face! Yes, you read that right. Who knew!

Enjoy all of these makeup must have's and beauty secrets for this summer season!

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Leave any questions or comments you have on the video and we will be sure to answer any you may have!

Monday, June 22, 2015

Charney & Rasheem : Foster Ambitions Photography

Meet Charney & Rasheem, by far the most dapper couple we've ever featured on I Guess I Do! While it may seem like no detail was overlooked, the couple may have forgotten to sign the most important one - the marriage license! Enjoy Charney's story in her own words below...
We wanted a wedding that displayed an African flair while exhibiting a sense of classic elegance. Our goal was simple, incorporate details that gave a nod to culture and blend it with our New Jersey roots by hosting it in our hometown among our closest family and friends. In honor of tradition, we took part in a "Tasting of the Elements" ceremony to demonstrate a commitment to remaining together no matter what life may bring. 

Our wedding day was filled with so many memorable moments that we will cherish forever. Looking back, what made our wedding extra special was Rasheem's grandmother, who was battling cancer, got to see her grandson get married before passing away three weeks later.

1. Every bride's nightmare is having to deal with WEDDING CRASHERS. Lucky us, we were fortunate to have guests attend who DID NOT RSVP. What a disaster! Thank goodness my venue was accommodating.

 2. We were so caught up into our wedding day we actually forgot to sign the WEDDING CERTIFICATE ! Yikes.

 3. At the reception my beautiful Enzoani dress ripped! Luckily, this diva had dress #2 waiting in the bridal room :)

 4. Note to self... Hire a videographer next time ! I was so overwhelmed I missed out on a few moments, I can only hear stories about :(

5. Last but not least, although we practiced this a million times with our coordinator. We were so nervous we got a little bit confused at the alter regarding the proper hand the wedding bands go on ! lol

Venue: The Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees, NJ  Photographer: Derrell Foster & Gary Edmundson of Foster Ambitions Photography  All Wedding Decor (Centerpieces, Flowers, Signs): Parishell Studios, Hi Nella, NJ: Artist/CEO Linda Shelley Custom Wedding Cake: Karen Baxter Wedding Coordinator: Catherine Brooks Assistant Coordinator: Lucia Brooks Bride MUA: Courtney Singleton, MAC Email: muacourtneyp@gmail.com Bridesmaid, Mother, Grandmother MUA : @MakeupbyChristalYS Bride Hair: Amavi Salon; Stylist/Owner: Ngozi David Bridal Hanger: Two Broads Design Here Comes the Bride Sign: 4 Love Polka Dots Personalized Wooden Tags: 4 Love Polka Dots Wedding Programs/Mini Mags: Unlike Juliet  Bridal Shoes: Gucci Bridal Gown: Blue By Enzoani (Brides Against Breast Cancer)  Bridesmaid Dresses: Style the Aisle  Groom Dinner Jacket: Jos A. Bank Groomsmen Tux: Vera Wang Black Bridal Reception Dress: Renee France Designs, Berlin , NJ  Bridesmaid Custom Tribal Belts: Renee France Designs Groom & Groomsmen Custom Bow Tie/Ties : Renee France Designs Flower Girl Dresses: Renee France Designs Veil: Windfall Bridal, Toronto, Canada Groom Shoes: Calvin Klein

Monday, June 15, 2015

Summer Staples

If you are planning a trip for your Honeymoon or going on a little Summer Getaway, then these are some essentials to consider packing. Kyle and I are gearing up for a trip to Europe in July. Here are some things that will definitely make it in my suitcase!

1. Garnier Anti-Sun Damage Moisturizer  2. C.O. Bigelow Lip Balm  3. Madden Girl Flat Espadrilles  4. Waverly Boutique Kimono  5. Ralph Lauren Fedora  6. Kai Perfume Oil  7. MAC Lipstick in 'Snob'

Monday, June 1, 2015

Dreamed Corner

If you are looking for your one-stop-shop for all of your luxe bridal needs, than look no further!  

Dreamed Corner brings the bridal shopping experience to a whole new level of indulgence! This fresh shopping platform offers brides a chance to not only shop the most luxurious selection of accessories and footwear, but to also pre-order their beloved designer gowns!

I've had the opportunity to try most of these designers on first hand -- Stella McCartney, Roland Mouret, Aruna Seth to name a few -- and I'm in love with the fact they now can all be found in one spot! Makes life bridal life so much easier!

The aim of Dreamed Corner is to offer a luxury and curated selection of bridal accessories as well as honeymoon essentials... Be sure to check them out on Instagram and show them some Facebook love!