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History in the Making

Raleigh Couple’s History Wedding Includes Jumping the Broom Tradition By Anna Louise Pickens Jim and Natasha DePalma's wedding was all about family and history – both their history as a couple and the history of Natasha’s ancestors. “History in the Making” was the theme of their February 2020 wedding, and the couple extended the theme… READ MORE

What’s Up With Wedding Bands?

A Diamond Expert’s Guide to: Choosing Your Perfect Wedding Band Finding the perfect wedding band can be overwhelming. There are so many beautiful styles to choose from! You want a wedding band that complements your engagement ring and matches your personality. Do you want to make a statement, too? Diamonds Direct has created the ultimate… READ MORE

Summer Travel Guide

10 of the Best Wedding Destinations and Vacation Spots in NC  Whether you prefer vacationing in the mountains or at the beach, North Carolina has the best of both worlds. It’s time to break free from weeks of stay-at-home orders and months of quarantining with family. Treat yourself to a much-needed vacation at one of… READ MORE

Plan Your Honeymoon in NC

Turn Your International Honeymoon Into a Local Mini-Moon Vacation to Avoid COVID-19 The mini-moon trend is on the rise amongst millennial couples. What is a mini-moon? An abbreviated version of the traditional honeymoon. The mini-moon is an extended weekend spent at a nearby destination. Weddings are physically and mentally exhausting. Mini-moons offer newlyweds a chance… READ MORE

Something Blue 1705 East Raleigh Wedding

Fall Wedding at 1705 East Raleigh Wedding by Java Rose Photography Saja and Achraf met at the library. After several days of secret stares over books, the two finally approached each other for a shy introduction. In March 2018, Achraf slipped an engagement ring onto Saja’s finger. He took the relationship from best friends to… READ MORE

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