We are California and Texas natives. A planning, design and styling duo with an intense love for life. We are such private people by nature but we thought it would be fun to let you have a peek into our weddings, events, adventures and lives! Come along with us on our blogging journey as we get to know who we are as a company, friends and ourselves better.



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A rising senior at Southern Methodist University, Lydia stumbled upon the Dallas wedding scene by chance. Her love for all things romantic led her to an SA internship three years ago and has been here ever since! “Lydia, our beautiful saving grace. She has been such a delight to have on our team. Lydia’s eyes […]

Sheryl has been a full time sales marketing team manager and part time Dallas wedding planner assistant for about two years. She obviously likes to stay busy.  Outside of work, she enjoys hanging out with friends , going on adventures or just simply sitting at home.  “Sherel is truly a bright light on our team. […]

Introducing…Brittany! Above and beyond is Brittany’s second name! A desire and joy for all things glam is what helps her fit right into the world of wedding planning. No detail is left untouched during her planning process. She creates magic in her Dallas weddings, and helps her clients craft their perfect evening. “Brittany is the first […]

I can’t wait to tell you all about our Austin girls trip today! Recently, myself and two of my girlfriends, Loundry and Melissa, decided to go on a girls only trip. This was our first official girls trip and was the best to date! There was lots of drinking, laughing, and cheese boards. Honestly, what’s […]

Going out to eat or a movie is a great way to spend time with your significant other, but it can so easily become repetitive. Getting active with that special person in your life is a perfect way to switch it up.   Dallas Arboretum The Arboretum is a botanical garden in Dallas that always […]

  I am a music lover. I cannot work without some amazing sounds playing in the background. And so I wanted to begin sharing my love of music with you all! Spring 2018 Playlist Spring is all about the rebirth of the season. I like to choose music that helps me reminisce on the past […]

I have always been a fan of New Year’s Resolutions. I love the motivation they bring to the new year. It can be so gratifying to reflect on the past year and pick out areas in your life you want to improve on. And with it being the start of the 2nd quarter what better […]

Say Hello to US…. We love weddings. Our lives revolve around weddings! But we have been working hard on rebranding ourselves so that Southern Affairs fully represents who we are as a couple and the services we want to provide to our clients. Which is why we have been MIA from the blog for the last few months. Don’t […]

I am so excited to have revealed our new look last month. Our 4th year business anniversary will take place in November and this rebrand process could not have finalized at a better time. It feels like we are going into our senior year and we are finally okay and comfortable with just being ourselves! […]

So many wonderful things have happened for us since I started this company in Fall of 2013 and it is my passion to do better and be better than the year before. I want to be the most responsive person and efficient communicator on the planet but sometimes I’m drowning in emails and running out of […]