The Best Kale Salad EVER

The Best Kale Salad EVER

That's a bold statement. But I mean it. This is the best kale salad EVER. Trust me, make this and you'll thank me later. I always hated salad. Still to this day I will not go near romaine, iceberg, butter lettuce, etc. I just don't like it. However, give me more flavorful greens like spinach, [...]

Our Engagement Party

Our Engagement Party

FEELING SO LOVED. Looking back at these photos from our engagement party in August brings back the best feelings. This was such a fun night for Jeremy and I to celebrate our engagement with friends and family. My mom planned every detail out so perfectly. She kept almost everything a secret from us so Jeremy [...]

Makeup Details • Hannah Ellis “ILY So What” Music Video

Makeup Details • Hannah Ellis “ILY So What” Music Video

Something that you may not know about me is that I am a freelance hair and makeup artist here in Nashville. I recently did the makeup for one of my best friends on the set of her very first music video shoot - AND it just debuted on Valentine's Day on CMT! I've known her [...]

Our Save The Date Video

Our Save The Date Video

Within a couple of months of getting engaged, we made a few huge decisions in our wedding planning process. One of those decisions was booking high-demand vendors. Almost immediately we put down deposits with any vendors we were 100% sure we wanted to have a part of our wedding day. The last thing I wanted [...]

Our Annual Mardi Gras Party and My Cajun Recipes

Our Annual Mardi Gras Party and My Cajun Recipes

"Laissez les bons temps rouler" Every year right before Mardi Gras - aka Fat Tuesday - I throw a party for my friends in Nashville. Growing up in Louisiana my family always celebrated Mardi Gras. My family is filled with incredible cooks. My dad and my Gigi have seriously influenced my love for cooking Cajun food. [...]

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guides

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guides

FOUR DAYS, PEOPLE! Sometimes we all lose track of time and maybe end up with less than a week to find something for someone. Not everyone is a plan-ahead gift giver. For some reason I always feel like Valentine's Day just creeps up on me. We get through the holiday season and are just starting [...]

Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Venue

Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Venue

Choosing a wedding venue is one of the most important decisions you make when planning your big day. Your venue is so much more than where you get married. Your venue can control details such as how many guests you can invite, who you choose for catering, what time the party has to end, and [...]

How to ask Your Friends to be Bridesmaids

How to ask Your Friends to be Bridesmaids

Obviously, you could always just call and ask, "Hey, will you be in my wedding?" - BUT what fun is that? I wanted my bridesmaid proposal boxes to give a taste of our wedding and I felt like this was the perfect opportunity to tell my girls it was going to be in Louisiana! I [...]

How We Got Engaged

How We Got Engaged

Jeremy and I got engaged on May 11, 2017 in the Bahamas. I knew it was going to be a memorable trip since neither of us had been to the Bahamas before and it was Jeremy's first time out of the country. Secretly, Jeremy and my mother knew it was going to be extra memorable [...]

Welcome to my Blog!

Welcome to my Blog!

WELCOME TO MY BLOG! The only way to start this thing off is by introducing myself. Hi, my name is Nicole. I was raised in Louisiana and currently reside in Nashville, Tennessee. I have been writing songs since I was fifteen, which is where my love of writing came about. I like to start my [...]