Weddings Don’t Get Picked Up… They Are Carefully Selected!

Popping in here to make a little statement regarding weddings getting published. A common term I’ve seen used by wedding pros throughout the years is that a wedding or shoot gets “picked up” by a publication. Friends. I can ASSURE you- editors are NOT putting names into hats and randomly picking a few. And we […]




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Why does it take so long to hear back about a submission?

There have been a few conversations happening regarding submissions lately, and so I thought I would share some of my insight and perspective on the topic! It’s true, wedding blogs would not be in existence if it wasn’t for submissions of weddings and shoots from wedding pros. And what’s also true is that it’s pretty fun to […]




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5 Years of Blogging Full Time: Insights, Truths, & Giving Back

This week I celebrated 5 years of blogging full time, and if you know me, you know that I love celebrating milestones and achievement, no matter what they are! Looking back on the last 5 years, I’ve learned quite a bit. I’ve made mistakes, hit walls, and yes, I have most definitely considered “just going and […]




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How To Avoid The Aftermath of Slacking On Your Marketing During Wedding Season Craziness

Wedding pros. You’re busy. I get it. It’s wedding season, and I definitely know what that’s like! I also know what it’s like to come up for air AFTER wedding season, only to be hit with the realization that you’ve been seriously slacking on your marketing. Well friends, I want to help you avoid this, so […]




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What You Need To Know About Advertising To Brides

It’s no secret that advertising and marketing is my life. It’s my income. It’s what I do. And I love it. But for some reason, advertising has a kind of “bad word” connotation to it in the wedding world. Well friends, it’s time for the word advertising to become your best friend! I have some truths […]




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What Is YOUR Definition Of Success?

Hi friends! So I recently returned from attending and speaking at my favorite wedding industry conference/workshop/retreat, Cultivate Retreat, and it was absolutely what I needed- perfect timing in fact! The speakers and sessions at Cultivate are a combination of inspiration, creativity, and education- the perfect combination if you ask me! This was my third time […]




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7 Business (And Life) Lessons Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know

Well, it’s official. My husband and I made it through our first two weeks of owning a chiropractic practice. And oh my goodness- the medical world is nothing like the wedding world that I’m used to! I have of course been trying to apply as much of my own business knowledge as I possibly can, […]




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Welcome To Every Last Detail For Pros

Hi friends! Welcome to Every Last Detail, Insight For Pros! Every Last Detail For Pros is our little corner of the internet to talk business, marketing, blogging, and all things weddings! I usually spend most of my time talking to and sharing with brides, but I felt it was high time that I started doing […]




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[From The Editor] Heart & Soul

All week there has been talk about love and hearts, and rightfully so, since today is Valentine’s Day! Between my rebrand, the new year, and moving soon, I’ve been doing A LOT of thinking- and so much of that thinking has come down to what is in my heart and soul. I’ve written a few […]




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{ELD Behind The Scenes} Growth, Details, & Fashion!

Hi friends! So I figured it was about time to do a little behind-the-scenes update and let you all in on some of the things happening here at ELD! As many of you know, it has been just me running the show for quite some time- almost four years in fact! I don’t have interns, […]




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