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Nicki Ann's Wedding Blog

In her blog, Nikki Ann shares with you her insights, thoughts, and feelings on all things women, wedding, marriage, and event-related.

Tuesday Shoesday, Edition 72

January 29th, 2013

Ahh! These are just pure unadulterated fun. I am in love! The beading on the toe of these Kate Spade sling backs is perfect to add that little pop of excitement that every girl needs. And let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a little bit of sparkle?



Friday Finds 1.25.13

January 25th, 2013

I can’t think of many little girls who don’t want to be a princess. Especially when they are getting all dressed up for a wedding! How freaking cute is this flower girl crown from Noces de l’Amore?

Flower Girl Crown


I can see it now. This adorable little girl throwing a huge fit because she wants to wear this crown to preschool every day. Hey, at least you know she will like it! Complete cuteness!


Tuesday Shoesday, Edition 71

January 22nd, 2013

Sometimes the best thing is to get back to basics. These Michael Kors Mary Jane heels are the epitome of the classic basic. You cannot go wrong with them.

Michael Kors Calli

Suede. Black. Right? Right.


Friday Finds 1.18.13

January 18th, 2013

I came across this bolero and knew I had to share. It would be perfect for a spring wedding or just someone looking to add a bit more coverage. The detail in the lace is gorgeous!

french lace bolero


This one can be found in Alisa Benay Bridal on Etsy. I dare you to take a look around her shop and not fall in love with just about everything.


Tuesday Shoesday, Edition 70

January 16th, 2013

Today is my Tuesday, OK? No seriously, I worked Sunday this weekend instead of the normal Saturday and now my days are completely thrown off. I feel like today is Tuesday. So when I was planning out my week, I planned to write today. Not yesterday. I have been doing this all week so far.

And to top it all off, the warm weather is gone as quickly as it came. Boo. So not only does my mind think it’s Tuesday, but it’s also wishing that it were some place tropical. That must be why I am so attracted to these yummy Alexander McQueen heels.


I mean, these make me want to sip a mojito and lay in the sun. So what if I am wearing heels with my bathing suit? Don’t judge me.


Tuesday Shoesday, Edition 69

January 8th, 2013

It is sad that I had to go back and search for the last Tuesday Shoesday post. Really. I’ll be honest. I haven’t wanted to look at shoes for fear that I might actually buy some. With the holidays, I just couldn’t risk buying myself more Christmas gifts than I bought for others again. I succeeded, so now I can swoon over these cute Kate Spade heels again.


I love the lucite and patent heels. What a perfect way to add a little flair to the average old nude pumps!!



Where in the world is Carmen San Diego?

January 2nd, 2013

And by Carmen, I mean, Nicki Ann.

Well to be honest, I have been really busy lately. We have been booking tours and weddings like crazy and blogging got pushed aside. Then with the holidays… Well, I don’t have to explain that. I know you know EXACTLY how the holidays can get.

Excuses, excuses.

I can promise you that I am working on some really great blog posts and we will be back up and posting regularly beginning Monday. It is actually one of my New Years’ resolutions to make blogging a priority this year and get back on a regular schedule. The fact of the matter is that I need to plan better. And that is something I want to work on this year.

That, along with quite a few other things, will make me better at what I do both at home and at work. So my solemn vow is that I will be back and better than ever. Planning is exactly what I plan on doing this week – planning for the upcoming wedding season (we have 31 wonderful couples joining the family this year so far!), planning for blogging, and planning for an AMAZING year to come.

I truly hope you had a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Year!