by Christie A. Brogan {8.23.17} As someone who just got engaged, (In March…he asked at the base of a waterfall, at the top of a mountain in Steamboat Springs, CO…since you asked) the list of “what to do now” can be confusing and overwhelming…even for someone like me. Still, my experience over the past decade… Read More


Spring 2014 was definitely late arriving to the party! But, now that “Spring has finally Sprung” we are both excited and inspired!  So, what happens when you combine the talented designs of the Kickstand Events team with the supreme “pho-tog” skills of Theo Milo Photography? Simple…a beautifully, blooming, bridal, styled-shoot set in picturesque Wilmington, North… Read More


In the grand scheme of bridal budgeting, the question often arises if an Event Coordinator is really a necessity.  In a word…yes. What a relief to have local professionals to help plan, oversee, and execute all of your details, assist with budgeting strategy, recommend and stay in contact with each of your vendors, assist with… Read More


The North Carolina Azalea Festival marks the “unofficial” kickoff to spring here in Wilmington. Everything is in bloom and the festival offers a veritable bevy of entertainment options and activities.  In honor of the occasion we would like to feature some lovely flowers from one of our favorite local florist…Fiore Fine Flowers.  Here’s a taste… Read More


The first day of Spring has arrived…And, it’s one of our favorite times of the year for weddings.  Here are some photos from recent real 128 South events. Thankfully, Mother Nature was on our side for this ceremony with a bright shining sun and crisp blue skies.     Along with the light dusting of pollen, hydrangeas… Read More