For The Blushing Bride | A New AHP Blog Series

There are so many beautiful brides to be for the 2016 wedding season!!  Some of you became engaged over the holidays and many of you have been planning for months!!  I love weddings, I whole heartedly believe in the beauty of marriage, and I am beyond excited for all of you to experience this joyful season of life!! 

Wedding planning is oh so much fun, but it is also a lot of work!! I started thinking a few months ago of a way to help not only my upcoming #BridesOfAHP, but all upcoming brides during this special time of being engaged!  Since blogging has been such a foundation for my business (and something that I absolutely love doing), I decided to create a blog series specifically for future brides!!  My hopes were to put together a series full of love, encouragement,  and tips for future brides!!

I am so excited to announce AHP’s “For The Blushing Bride” series!!  This series will run the entire month of January and beginning of February.  Every Tuesday, there will be another guest blogger sharing their expertise in the wedding industry!  I am so blessed to have these lovely ladies contributing to this blog and cannot wait for y’all to connect with them!  Below you will find an introduction of each gest blogger, as well as their blog title and the date that they will be featured!!

I cannot wait to have you all follow along with this series!  If you are a bride to be- Congratulations, we are so excited for you!  If you know someone that is engaged- we would be so happy to welcome those brides so spread the word!

You’re Engaged!  Now What?! by Alyson Pugh of Magnolia Media

Guest Blogger for January 5th

“I received my master’s degree in Public Relations from Virginia Commonwealth University and followed my love for wedding and lifestyle marketing and public relations to North Carolina. In May 2015, I launched Magnolia Media Public Relations in hopes to inspire small businesses to achieve their goals and fall in love with their company all over again. Not only does Magnolia Media help clients get the exposure needed in their industry, but also drive clients’ business growth, development, and success!”


The Do’s + Dont’s of Wedding Hair + Make Up by Courtney Lucas of Hello Darling Beauty

Guest Blogger for January 12th

“Hi Darlings! My name is Courtney Lucas and I have been in the beauty industry for 5 years. My business, Hello Darling Beauty, specializes in on site hair and makeup for special occasions. My HDB Brides hold a special place in my heart, and I love making them look and feel exceptional on their special day!”


How To Look + Feel Your Best On Your Wedding Day by Angie Sanders, Fitness Coach

Guest Blogger for January 19th

“My main focus as a fitness coach is to share my passion of faith + fitness and help woman realize their value + self worth.  I enjoy helping women lose weight and get healthy, but even more than that is the joy I feel watching women become more self confident and strong.  I believe if you love yourself first, you have more to give to those you love most.”


What Every 2016 Bride Should Know About Their Wedding Flowers by Courtney Inghram of Courtney Inghram Events

Guest Blogger for January 26th

“CIE is a floral design and wedding planning boutique located in Virginia.  I opened my small business last year after my own wedding.  I provide a streamlined, stress-free, and completely customized experience to all of my brides!  I adore working alongside CIE brides leading up to their wedding day and I love to see their faces when they see their vision come to life!”


Three Tips For Choosing Your Perfect Wedding Photographer by Abby Hudson of Abby Hudson Photography 

Blogger for February 2nd

“I am a wedding and portrait photographer based in the Northern Neck of Virginia.  My roots are planted here in my home town but I love traveling anywhere that this job takes me.  I specialize in wedding photography and senior portraits, but I also love working with families and couples in various seasons of life.  I am the photographer, blogger, instagrammer, emailer, and editor of the AHP brand.  I took a leap of faith with the start of this business, but the growth that I have experienced this first year assures me that I made the right decision to follow my passion and chase my dreams.”

Well, there you have it friends!!  “For The Blushing Bride” posts will begin January 5th !!!  A huge THANK YOU goes out to all of my guest bloggers that are contributing to this series.  I am incredibly grateful to be surrounded by such strong woman!   I know that 2016 has so much amazingness in store for AHP and I am happy to be starting the year with this new series!!  I cant wait for you to follow along! Xo!

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