Honestly Hitched: Petal Patrol Style

Honestly Hitched: Petal Patrol Style
Honestly Hitched: Petal Patrol Style

Words can’t describe how much it means to me that my niece gets to be a part of my special day. I hope this is one of those moments in time we will talk about when Henley grows up! I knew she was going to be cute in anything we put her in, but I was not prepared for her to LOVE everything we put her in! Henley loved playing dress up with me and our stylist at David’s Bridal! We had a ball picking out different flower girl dresses! We even tried a dress on her that had a train! She looked like a mini bride herself!!


Traditionally the flower girls dress has some resemblance to the brides gown, we fell in love with a lace and tulle petite gown with a full skirt, which is very similar to my gown! The quality of the dress matched the surprisingly affordable price! I really wasn’t sure how well Henley would handle any accessories, let alone shoes! But she loved them both! Our stylist at David’s Bridal was so helpful and patient with us! Letting Henley run the show, not to mention run around the shop showing off each and every dress. I couldn’t be more thrilled with our experience at David’s Bridal! They truly have everything when it comes to your bridal needs. Not only did we get everything for Henley, my sweet flower girl there, but I also picked up things for all my bridesmaids! David’s Bridal has so much to offer a stressed out bride looking to check things off her list! I know I felt a sigh of relief, now you can too! Book your next bridal appointment at a David’s Bridal near you! (check here for locations!)

Honestly Hitched: Our Wedding Party

Honestly Hitched: Our Wedding Party

Right after getting engaged, we knew the first thing we wanted to do was ask our best friends to join us at the alter and help us celebrate this new chapter! We’ve always talked about who they would be so when it came down to it we knew the 10 people we wanted to ask! Anyone who know’s me knows F R I E N D S is my all time favorite show! So I knew I wanted to tie the way I asked my girls to the show. So I had “The One Where Meg Get’s Married” shirts made with their role printed on them. I also had matching labels made for bottles of sparkling rose! Tocca candles, and fragrances were a few other goodies I put into a box for each of them.

What was inside:

The Tocca - La Dolce Vita Bianca , Montauk Candela , Bora Bora Candela, Friends Themed Bachelorette tanks, Friends Themed Wine Labels

Zach asked his group of groomsmen with something that would be used long after our wedding day! Zach being the collector of watches that he is, wanted all of his friends to have a matching watch for the big day. 4EST Shades has amazing wood watches that are handmade from real wood and natural materials, Zach loved how different they were. He also threw in a bottle of rum with matching Friends themed labels, which they’ll probably drink on his bachelor party!

What Was Inside:

Friends Themes labels, 4EST Shades Maple Wood Watch

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The 10 members of our bridal party are our 10 closes friends. Some of them we’ve known for 10 years, some 2 years, but either way they are the 10 people we couldn’t imagine not having up there with us.

Thank you Tocca and 4EST Shades for sponsoring this post.

Honestly Hitched: The Story Of Us

Honestly Hitched

So I want to start off by saying this. “You just know when you know.” I met Zach in college (Rutgers University) through mutual friends. We would run into each other here and there, and playfully flirt with one another, but that was it. We both had been in serious relationships at the time, so neither one of us pursued anything. But I always kept my eye on him cause there was just something about him. (Even though he will tell you, I didn’t notice him!) One night I get a text from a random number saying something like, “you’re a punk, just come out tonight.” The only person I could think of who would call me a punk was Zach. (Through our playful banter, he would always call me a punk). I remember texting back playing dumb, asking “who is this?” Well long story short I never did go out that night, but I stayed up till 4am texting back and forth with him. We literally talked about everything under the sun. Mind you, he was clearly out drinking with his friends, but he was so quick to respond. Not just one line responses either! He was typing full paragraphs and really engaging in our conversation.

The next day I couldn't stop thinking about him. Every time he texted me back I was so giddy! Something I hadn't felt in a long time. We later decided to hang out after class one day the following week. He came over to my apartment, I made dinner AND desert, and we watched The Voice together. It was kinda like we had hung out like that many times before, but yet it was the first time. I remember being so nervous when he was getting ready to leave that night. Was he going to kiss me? Does he even want to kiss me? Am I the only one who feels this? I was literally so in my head. (Which may have been from the nerves.) He only hugged me when he left my place, so I was then convinced I made this connection all up in my head. Shutting the front door I remember thinking, “ok Meg don’t text him, don’t think about him, just forget that even just happened.” No sooner did I receive a text from him.

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Another night of texting till 4am and I was beyond myself. I was smitten with this guy. The next day I was in the library with my best friend Lexi and I just had to tell her why I was so happy all of a sudden. She didn't even know who Zach was but she was so excited about all the things I had told her about him, and our conversations. Sitting there telling her all this, I get a text from him, saying how happy he’s been talking to me the last few days, and that he literally has never felt this connected to someone so quick. I only remember that specifically because I felt the exact same way, the timing was incredible.

The only problem with this perfect scenario, we both were in other relationships. And I know that sounds terrible of both of us, but my relationship was long over before meeting Zach. So far over I barely spoke to him or saw him even. It needed to end, and now I had a reason to stand up and leave that person. Zach was in a relationship that was only lasting because of guilt. Neither one of us wanted to “cheat” and we didn't. We both quickly ended our relationships before even hanging out again. Other then Lexi, no-one else knew about Zach and I even “talking.” Well we couldn't hide it for long…

We basically spent everyday of that summer together. We were (and still are) insuperable. He truly is my best friend and soulmate. We just totally get one another. We’ve lived in 5 different places together, we’ve traveled together, and we’ve truly grown together. I don’t know where I would be without Zach. He’s my boy and I’m his girl, forever and then some.

When it came to picking wedding bands, we wanted the traditional bands, but we also wanted something simple and stylish we could wear everyday and not worry about scratching them! (Zach often works with his hands) That’s why we love Enso! Zach has always called me his mermaid, so when the newest Enso legends collection came out, we knew what bands we wanted! Check out the collection here!