Hi Friends!

Weddings are my PASSION! I have consistently worked in the love business for the past 3 years helping couples make their wedding dreams into a reality! A recent bride myself, I know firsthand what it is like to plan your own wedding and diving into the wedding world is a dream I get to live each and every day. Following my own wedding, my new husband and I packed up our lives (including 2 fur babies, Panda & Marcus), hit the road, and drove across the country looking for a new adventure in Portland, Oregon. Here, I found a home with Abernethy Center, a place where I can continue to build on my passion and absorb the love and magic that weddings bring! Writing Smooch is another way for me to reach couples looking for some extra support when it comes to planning a beautiful wedding! Stay tuned for the latest tips and idea coming your way!

XO

Madison!

Wedding Wisdom – Power of Patience

Wedding Wisdom – Power of Patience

Photography: Ivory and Gold PhotographyThe power of patience runs deep within everything we do! It’s not always easy to collect but it’s worth the work once it is gained. I know that in the face of wanting answers about how your 2020 wedding will go, it’s easy to let...

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Wedding Wisdom – Spend the Night at Home

Wedding Wisdom – Spend the Night at Home

If your wedding venue is close to home, my husband and I both 10/10 recommend spending your wedding night in your own home rather than a hotel! Now, I know you might feel pampered in a hotel, but I cannot express enough how much coming home to our fur babies and own...

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Wedding Wisdom – Carpe Diem

Wedding Wisdom – Carpe Diem

Photography: Sweetlife PhotographyWe all know the toll that COVID has taken on 2020s wedding season, but I urge and encourage you to not let it dim your spirit. If you are a couple that had to postpone your big day, find ways to celebrate the date anyway! On the day...

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Wedding Wisdom – DIY

Wedding Wisdom – DIY

Photography: Ilumina Photography This one is for all my DIY fans that want to put together their own wedding décor! Whether it’s to save on money or you just want to bring your own unique style to life, or maybe a combination of both, DIY’s are a perfect way  to get...

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Wedding Planning and Budgeting 101

Wedding Planning and Budgeting 101

Photography: Ilumina Photography Hello Smooch Family!   I know that when it comes to planning your wedding there are a million and one questions floating around in your head, even before everybody else starts to weigh-in. Between your own thoughts and everyone...

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