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5 Registry Items That Keep The Honeymoon Going

Forget post-wedding and travel blues! These five registry must-haves will keep the honeymoon going long after you’ve returned back home. These items are all about enjoying the sweet things in life, things like hot cups of delicious coffee, summer-day picnics, and leisurely weekend breakfasts in bed. Your daily happily ever after begins here! Espressotoria Coffee… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / HONEYMOON / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

Should We Leave for the Honeymoon Right Away or Wait? #AskDes

Welcome to wedding planning central! It’s when I answer the wedding planning and styling questions that you submit on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. Any Southern California brides here? If so, I’d love to meet you next week at Mon Amie Bridal in Costa Mesa and for you to check out (and try on!)… Read more

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How Should I Approach Wedding Gift Registering? #AskDes

Welcome! Lovely to see you here. I’m looking forward to diving in and answering the wedding planning and styling questions that you submitted this past week using hashtag #AskDes. This is the first #AskDes of the New Year! Looking back at this past year, I can only say that my life has been so very… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / HONEYMOON / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

Get Away to Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa for the Ultimate Honeymoon

Looking for the best place to start your happily ever after? Well, you can stop looking! We’ve found a place that we think you’ll love as much as we do: Gateway Canyons Resort, a sprawling bit of paradise surrounded by the take-your-breath-away mesas and the bluest sky you’ve ever seen. After seeing it online, we… Read more

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An Ivory + Blue Florence Wedding that will Stop Your Heart–In the Best Ways Possible

Dior earrings. Yves Saint Laurent heels. A Steven Khalil wedding gown. AND Florence, Italy! This bride’s wedding was full of taste and style and we are drooling over all her details–and her love story. While Sharlene and Craig were traveling in Italy, they came to the Santa Trinita Bridge. There, as Florence was turned gilded… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / HONEYMOON / LIFE / Travel / WEDDINGS

How We ACE’d Our Girls Getaway Weekend in Palm Springs

For anyone, like myself, living in the Pacific Northwest, the Winter months certainly have their setbacks. The amount of rain fall and gloomy days this year has been monumental and along with each rain drop comes a tear of desperation for the slightest glimpse of sunlight. With that said, you can imagine why a few girlfriends and I… Read more

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When Your Happily Ever After Requires a Passport: Planning a Destination Wedding

Do you dream of tying the knot abroad? If so, we understand the urge! You can get the far and away beauty of a destination locale while traveling with your loved ones (and it’s a great way to kick-off that honeymoon). Of course, while idea of a destination wedding might make your heart sing, the logistical… Read more

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Find Your Honeymoon Bliss at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

We adore all things honeymoons here at Desireehartsock.com so when Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa invited us to preview their property, we said “yes, please!” After all, choosing the right location for your first week as Mr. and Mrs. is important and challenging (we’ve all experienced those places that look like Paradise Found on the website… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / HEALTH + FITNESS / HONEYMOON / LIFE / MAKE-UP / STYLE

The Key to Staying Fresh and Clean ALL Day Long

In the past three years I dated 25 guys on ‘The Bachelorette’, got engaged to my Prince Charming, moved to Seattle from California to begin our life together, launched a collaborative wedding dress collection and jewelry collection, married my Prince Charming, traveled at least one to two times each month throughout, moved twice, wrote a book, took time to… Read more

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How to have the wedding of your dreams in Absolute Paradise

If your wedding dreams include pristine beaches, rippling tides, and sunsets that don’t need filters, then Atlantis, Paradise Island is the perfect, all-inclusive solution for you. Be swept away by more than ocean breezes with ceremony and reception sites full of Bahamian beauty. Under the care of the Atlantis experts, you–and your guests–will have the… Read more

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