You Said Yes – Now What? 10 Things to Do When You Get Engaged

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Save-the-Date:10 Essential Tips and Tricks

  Congratulations! The holidays were good to you! You just got engaged. Or maybe you’ve been engaged for a while. In any event, your wedding is going to be fabulous. You’ve gone out and purchased one of those checklist books with everything you need to do before your special day. You’re feeling overwhelmed. CALM DOWN!Don’t worry, I’m right there with you. I’m planning my own wedding, so I understand how you’re feeling. Planning a wedding can be overwhelming, but don’t forget to enjoy the process! Hopefully, you’ll only have to do it once....more

Tis the Season for Winter Weddings

 Tis the Season for Winter Weddings! Smart brides will look to winter months to say “I do” as there can be considerable cost savings during the off season (confession – I’m not one of those smart brides – my wedding is smack dab in the middle of wedding season!). As the temperature drops, as I’m sure it’s doing somewhere (just not in the Washington, DC) area, let’s talk about winter wedding trends. More so, how can you incorporate the season into your wedding plans.Consider putting any of these ideas to use:...more

A “LOVE”-ly Affair

If you’re a fan of the Creations By Sasha Facebook page, you would have already seen all the goodies that I’m going to share today (and if you’re not go over there now and like the page…go on…I’ll wait…). I share a lot of fun things on Facebook that don’t always make it onto the blog, but today I wanted to make sure my blog readers didn’t miss out on the fun! Valentine’s Day is a little less than a month away and I know that some of you guys are folks who will use any holiday to throw a party!...more

Five Magnificent Flower Wedding Trends for 2015

It’s officially 2015! You’re wedding isn’t that far away—it’ll be here before you know it!—and you really need to decide what you’re going to do about flowers. There’s so many ways to decorate weddings with flowers and the array of colors are never in short supply. Maybe it would help you make a decision if you explored a few flower wedding trends for 2015....more

5 Wedding Items Totally Worth the Splurge!

To save or to splurge? This is, quite possibly, one of the biggest questions a bride asks herself when it comes to throwing her wedding. Until you are actually shoulder deep in the planning process, it is hard to grasp just how expensive saying ‘I do’ really is.So, what details are worth the big bucks?Check out the following splurge-worthy items that you don’t have to feel guilty about! ...more
Agreed! The guest list is super important - it controls almost all your other costs and can ...more

Only 6 Seconds Away From One of the Latest Small Business Trends

Social media is certainly not new to the world of small business.  Most small businesses understand the importance of having a Facebook page and or a LinkedIn account.  However, one social media outlet has taken it a step further and has created a unique way for businesses to get their brand message out to the public.  Vine’s 6 second video is the latest in  small business trends....more

Suburban Walking: A Fruitful Exercise!

 Healthy living is not a trend; it’s something you should practice as though your life depends on it. It does! Some people make an honest effort at living better, and kudos to them, but sometimes the effort of going to the gym or the organic foods market is enough to put them off. After all, it costs in gas, money, and time. Believe me, I understand. I struggle all the time with my desire to be more active and lead a healthier lifestyle and my competing laziness and lack of time....more

DIY Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

 Whether you need a few festive touches for your home or for your office, it’s easy to create a warm and wonderful Thanksgiving setting in any space. Nature provides much of what you need. Just add some creativity, and maybe a little paint or glue, and it’s all good.These simple DIY projects will get you started:...more

Transform Household Kitchen Items into Art

With the growing popularity of the Food Network over the past few years, the level of cooking in the average home is more impressive than ever.  Dishes once only seen in 5-star restaurants are now gracing our own kitchen tables.  As I thought about the new levels of creativity that people were bringing to their kitchen, I felt it was time that we channeled that same level of creativity into the home kitchen decor.  However, before you start searching the internet for novelty plates, why not consider transforming everyday kitchen items into pieces of art?        ...more