Weddings

6 Bridal Shower Games That Aren’t Super Boring!

6 Bridal Shower Games That Aren’t Super Boring!

I love shower games anyway because I am a total weirdo & party/event/gathering/shower fanatic. Anyone else?  However, I have definitely been to the shower where someone goes overboard with games or where they just go on forever & ever & you don’t even know what’s […]

How to Create a Lacey Backdrop for a Photo Booth!

How to Create a Lacey Backdrop for a Photo Booth!

Hey Y’all! I shared a peek at this shabby-chic backdrop last week on the Sweet & Simple Bridal Shower post. I was amazed by how easy it really was to put together! I took a time-lapse of the process to share too! Beware of toddler […]

#TeamMealey Year 1

#TeamMealey Year 1

Howdy Y’all! Today marks one full, successful year of marriage for the husband & I! So exciting! He asked me this morning if it felt like we’d been married for a year. I thought it felt like about a year to me, so I said […]

DIY Hanging Mason Jar Lanterns

I took a break on the wedding posts for the last few months while holidays took center stage. But, it’s about time to finish all the recap posts, don’t ya think! I made these adorable hanging lanterns from wide mouth mason jars to use as […]

Mealey Wedding- The Drone Version

Hi guys! You get a double header today. Woohoo! While I still have quite a few wedding related posts to share (I put them on hold for holiday posts), I wanted to share our drone video! I love it & have yet to tire of […]

Mealey Wedding Details Part V- Wedding Party Photos

Part 5 in our wedding series & I feel like I’ve already been talking about this forever. Well, I suppose I have, but I sure don’t mind. Ha! So terribly sorry if you do! As you’ve noticed, I’m in love with all of our photos […]

Mealey Wedding Details Part IV- Lounge Area & Lawn Games

I’ve always loved the idea of having fun, lawn games out & about for guests to help themselves to at weddings. So we did the same thing! I bought a few few from Oriental Trading & Academy, used some we already had & rented one from the […]

Mealey Wedding Details Part III- Our Invitation Suite + How to Actually Save Money on Your Postage!

Probably my longest title ever in my whole blogging history. Yet, it was totally necessary. I wanted fancy, over the top invitations for an extremely low price. This presents a challenge. I oohed & ached over all of the gorgeous sets for sale online. I […]

Mealey Wedding Bridal Photos

Hope you all had a fabulous weekend! I’ve been in Oklahoma the past few days doing what I love,  helping with a cousin’s wedding. Continuing in Mealey Wedding land, I thought I’d share some of my bridal portraits & outfit details with y’all today. I […]

Mealey Wedding Details Part I- DIY Rustic Beam Arch

Hello darling friends! It has been a crazy few weeks. If you keep up with me on Instagram you’ve surely seen that we’ve gone through some hardships in my family recently as my dear uncle (the one who’s home you’ll get to see in the […]

Meet the Mealeys – Our Wedding Day Photos

So I’m siting here watching the Duck Dynasty wedding of John Luke & Mary Kate while going through all of our photos & their wedding reminds me so much of ours. I love the simplicity of the outdoor ceremony & some of their little details […]

Centerpiecing 101

I now like to think of myself as the centerpiece queen & I have the best tips for diying your own! But especially if you want very eclectic centerpieces, then this is for you friends. I’ve put together centerpieces for a few other friend/family weddings […]

How to Get Married 3+ Hours Away

This post is written by a gal who just did the very thing this title insinuates. Therefore, you can take my word for it! This post is chock-full of my best advice. So prepare for some real wordiness. I threw in a few of my […]

Disneymoon!

Hey y’all! Today I’m sharing a fun overview of our honeymoon! Instagram style! Which if you follow me, you’ve probably seen almost all of these photos under the hashtag #mealeymoon. Cause I’m cool like that. There are lots of photos here to scour over I […]

Bachelorette Party Fun!

I know this isn’t a typical blog post, but on the wedding journey it’s an important memory for me to document. Plus my girls put together some fab decor & our hotel was incredibly fancy! Yes I spelled bachelorette wrong up there…ignore it & move […]

DIY Groomsmen Gifts

I get this weird joy from putting together lots of little things to make one big gift- in basket form or something similar. Am I the only one? Due to this odd obsession, I was thrilled to get to put together gifts for everyone involved […]

Breakfast at Tiffany's- My Bridal Shower!

This was such a fun day! Some family & friends got together to throw me an elegant Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed shower. We had brunch, of course, & many attendees donned their black dresses & pearls. We all had a grand time & ate yummy […]

DIY Garters

Hello dear friends! It’s been a sadly quiet week & I apologize! Trying to get a hang of all the things going on now & keep it all under control while working on wedding plans is hard some days! So, unfortunately, that hasn’t left tons […]

House Party

Now that I’ve shared how I asked my bridesmaids & jr. bridesmaids to join the wedding party, it’s time to share about my house party! This is totally not what you’re thinking. No party in no houses here, at least not this time. The house […]