2010 19/08

How to Hide Your Arms

I’ve lost about 14-15 pounds as my 10/10/10 wedding approaches, but so far I’ve still got the jiggly arms since I haven’t been doing weight training consistently. My dress is strapless and I’m worrying about the chicken cutlets that threaten to hang out over the sides of my dress. Eeks!!!

Uptown Urban [...]

2010 10/07

Teaser Post on Last Weeks Wedding

By Megan Peters
This past July 3rd was a very fun La Vita Bella Events wedding at Tra Vigne. What a wonderful venue to work with. It was a joy to be apart of the bride and grooms special day. I wanted to share with you the rustic/countryside theme that mixed beautifully with the courtyard at [...]

2010 19/06

Cake Tasting: Know Your Stuff

By Megan Peters
As a plus size bride, I certainly like my sweets.  So naturally I am happy to go to a bakery to test a few cakes out. This weekend my fiancé and I will be cake tasting together. I haven’t thought too much about it till now, I mean what all do you have [...]

2010 12/06

Plus Size Bride Turns Wedding Planner: La Vita Bella Events

By Megan Peters
If you have not already read my bio, than you may not know that a few years ago I became a certified wedding planner. I always have been asked to help with friend and family parties.  Then it started to pick up through referral and finally I hunkered down and became certified. I [...]

2010 05/06

A Popular Alternative to a Traditional Guestbook

By Megan Peters
I love the idea of a wedding wishes jar rather than a guest sign in book. Often a guestbook just gets filled with signatures and leaves pages of empty paper to waste.  Instead of signatures and short messages like “congratulations!” doing a wish & advice jar is a great idea that will possibly [...]

2010 29/05

Plus Size Engagement Photo Shoot

By Megan Peters
We finally had our engagement photo shoot. It was a much anticipated event; I really wanted to have more recent photographs of us as a couple.  So our time finally came and we set out to Stanford campus with our fantastic photographer Paula Kirkland.

I was a little worried about being a plus size [...]

2010 14/05

Getting Crafty: Trying Out a Few Ideas

Recently I went to the craft store and stocked up on tons of things that I wanted to test out making for our wedding. My shopping basket was full of ribbon, glue, floral tape, glitter, scissors, paper punches, paper bags, felt and more. I was definitely ready to get crafty. I went home and tested [...]

2010 08/05

The Mother of the Bride

So it’s almost Mothers Day and I’m sure all of you have your card sent out and are ready to spend a special day pampering mom, as am I.  May being the month of mother’s day got me thinking about my mom and my wedding. My mom is no longer just “mom” now she is [...]

2010 02/05

It’s all Happening: An Update on “Plus Size Brides” Wedding Attire

By Megan Peters
Things were slowly coming together for my entire wedding day look, but now it’s all happening so fast. The dress is bought, the shoes, and now as of this weekend the jewelry. I am so excited for my big day to come. I am dying to put on my new jewelry with my [...]

2010 24/04

Peacock Feather Weddings 2010

By Megan Peters
Trending in the bay area is the peacock feather themed weddings, everything from the actual feathers to using the colors inspired by the bird. As a wedding planner I am quite excited to see the interest in this feather because it is one of my favorite birds and it reminds me of a [...]

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