Author Archives: Alexa

About Alexa

I may not be a Christina Hendricks red-head, but I am by no means a brunette! I'm a 20-something young professional working as a corporate receptionist and office assistant in Bethesda, MD! I have a great interest in DIY, organization, photography, wine, anything creative, travel, beaches and writing. Check back for updates on the blog about product reviews, gender-related topics, my take on trending topics in the entertainment industry, DIY projects, recipes, wedding planning stories and life's happenings. Oh, and sports (Go Redskins!; C-A-P-S! CAPS! CAPS! CAPS!; Let's Go NATS!).

Without a Hitch, Because of YOU

After months and months of planning, my mother, “otha mothas”, friends, and I put together the most beautiful wedding I have ever seen! On Saturday, October 14th, I said “I Do!” to Stephen at Shady Grove United Methodist Church in … Continue reading

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Wedding Planning Checklist

Consider this my digital timeline! Crossing off items as I go…counting the days until we say I DO!! August, September, & October 2016 Announce Your Engagement Envision Overall Wedding Style And Colors Draw Up Budget With Help From Families Protect … Continue reading

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477 Days To Go

I have truly enjoyed being engaged for the past 6 months. HOLY COW! 6 months?!?!? Time is flying!! Stephen and I decided on an October wedding in my hometown of Richmond, VA. We’ve got the venue. As for other plans?…there … Continue reading

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Remembering Orlando & Commentary on the Subject of Massacres

There really isn’t a great way to start this post off. It’s a sensitive topic. I’ve been sitting here with my fingers on the keyboard for 10 minutes now and have typed and deleted several times. There was a horrific … Continue reading

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Long-wear Lip Color Test

Now that I’m engaged (EEK!!), I’ve started testing beauty products that I might want to wear for the big day! Recently, my goal was to find a longwear lip color that I could drink, sing, dance…and kiss…through! I started my … Continue reading

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Influenster Jingle Voxbox Review

I love being an Influenster! I was chosen to receive the Jingle Voxbox and I’m super excited to share it with you! I received these products complementary to review. This box I closed some products I was familiar with, but … Continue reading

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Bahamas Cruise and Wedding Bells!

Right after the New Year, my family and I went on a cruise to the Bahamas (Nassau and Freeport). When I cay my family, I mean it. My Mom, Dad, sisters; Aunt Nell (Mom’s Sister) and her family and Uncle … Continue reading

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New Year Resolution

I guess I’ll go ahead and let the world hold me accountable this year! In 2016, I’m not going to make a pledge to not drink soda, or to lose weight, or to…..anything specific. My goal is to be a … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Christmas has come and gone in a blur, as per usual. This was our first Christmas without Grammie. It was hard, but we made it throught with far less tears than I had anticipated! We would well up here and … Continue reading

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Halloween in the Office

As the Corporate Receptionist, I like to try to make entering the office as fun as possible!! Halloween last year, I was a temp at the office I’m now employed by. I REALLY wanted them to like me. So I … Continue reading

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