How To Change Your Last Name After Marriage In 8 Easy Steps

Congratulations! You just got married.. now what? Well besides sending out thank you cards (see my wedding stationary timeline post) it's time to change your last name! Below are 8 easy steps to change your last name! 1. Get certified copies of your marriage certificate from the local clerk or county office your marriage license was filed in. 2. Visit your local Social Security Administration office to change your name so you can get a new Social Security card. Here's a link of locations for all you local Indianapolis readers! 3. Change your name at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles after your receive your new Social Security card to get a new drivers license. 4. Change your name on your bank acc

When Do I Send My Wedding Invitation?

I get asked a lot when someone should send out their save-the-dates and/or their wedding invitations so I created this post to share my LMDP timeline tips with you all! Save-the-Dates Save-the-dates are meant to give your guests a friendly heads up. They aren't necessary but can be a nice touch, especially for friends and family who have to travel. They may turn the trip into a small getaway so these can be sent up to a year in advance. Local: 6-8 months Destination: 8 - 12 months Invitations There is such a thing as too early for invitations, especially if you are not sending a save-the-date. You don't want guests excitement to fade because they got the invite a year ago. Local: 6-8 weeks

Engagement Wardrobe Tips

The holiday's are here and you know what that means... engagement season is too! If you are recently engaged (or think you might be soon ;) ), below is a sneak peak of my engagement wardrobe tips (all tips are available to my wedding clients in my Welcome Guide). Tip 1: Coordinating is key- Matching… not so much. Be creative with it! You’ve already put the time and effort into searching for the right photographer for your style and needs so now it's time to have a little fun! Tip 2: Be comfortable- You will be asked to do quite a number of poses, and it’s really unpredictable what ideas will suddenly come to me during the shoot! So dress comfortably, and dress for the weather. Tip 3: Dress f

Lauren + Blake | Anderson, Indiana | Married

Lauren & Blake | October 15, 2017 A little rain on your wedding day is good luck they say.. and I sure hope that's true because Lauren & Blake will definitely be lucky in love for a very long time! They also say "when you know, you know" and that couldn't be more true for Lauren & Blake. They were engaged about 6 months after they started dating. They couldn't wait to start their lives together as husband and wife and then that next October, just shy of their one year engagement anniversary, they said "I do". The day started out cloudy.. rain was definitely on it's way. We didn't have time to wait out the weather though because the ceremony was scheduled to start at 12:30 so on we went! The

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