Wedding Planning

We've been super busy planning our second wedding and I'm so excited with how everything is turning out. The trickiest part of wedding planning is blending both of our cultures. My husband is Bangladeshi and I'm American. So to mix our backgrounds together, this is what we're doing. We're having traditional asian food for the…

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Finding the One

Confessions of a Stylist I have been working with brides for years, helping them to find their perfect dress. I have seen it all. From brides crying when they find the perfect dress to bridesmaids quitting. This is what I know about buying wedding gowns. DO take a shower and put deodorant on There is…

A Very British Day

Afternoon tea has quickly become a favorite date for my hubby and I. It's such a fun thing to do and because it's such a common thing here in the UK, there are tons of places with different vibes to pick from. This time we choose afternoon tea at The Podium. A fancy restaurant in…

Making Roots

I have been living in the U.K. around three months now. It still feels weird and surprising sometimes. I catch myself thinking "Oh, this a different country." But I'm getting settled here and am really starting to feel at home. Although there are definitely things I miss from the U.S., like liquid coffee creamer and…

Coffeehouse Roundup

The winter weather here is still taking me a bit to get used to. I’m used to freezing cold temps, car sliding in the street because of all the snow, falling to your doom on black ice, and winds so bitter cold that it feels like someone punched you in the chest when you step…