Getting To Know HBD: Hannah Q&A

We hope you've enjoyed getting to know some fun facts about the Handey Breaux Designs team this week! If you're just now joining in on the Q&A series, be sure to check out the latest posts on Handley and Maggie! Today we are featuring our Social Media Director, Hannah Masingill!

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Getting to Know HBD: Maggie Q&A

If you're just now tuning into the theme on the blog this week, we are doing a series of Q&As with the HBD team. Go check out yesterdays Q&A to get know our girl boss, Handley, a little bit better! Today is all about Associate Planner Maggie Keller. Maggie is always keeping it real around the office. She is organized, honest, and diligent.

 photo by: Rob and Wynter

photo by: Rob and Wynter

1. Where are you from? Mountain Brook, AL

2. How long have you worked for Handley Breaux Designs? "I started working for HBD right after I graduated college in May 2017"

3. What is your favorite part of wedding? "One of my favorite parts of a wedding has always been right after the bride and groom are married and walk down the aisle. This officially became my favorite part of a wedding after Ellie and Davis’ wedding… I don’t think I’ve ever seen a couple so excited to be married and it was the cutest thing I’ve ever seen."

4. What is your favorite hobby? "I love to bake but that isn’t good for my waistline, and I’m also addicted to online shopping which isn’t good for my wallet, so I think I need to find a new hobby."

5. What is your favorite TV show? "Right now my favorite show is This Is Us and Grey’s Anatomy, but I’m also a huge Kardashian fan and people like me a little less after they find that out"

6. What was your AIM screen name? "BamaGirl205 (for Ruben Studdard of course)"

7. What do you think the worst trend is? "Those awful tiny sunglasses"

8. Auburn or Alabama? "ROLLL TIDE"

9. Do you have any hidden talents? "I can do a backbend and touch my hands to my feet. Impressive right?"

10. Cupcakes or cake? "Cake"


Getting to Know HBD: Handley Q&A

One thing we take pride in here at Handley Breaux Designs is our relationships with our clients, vendors, and each other as a team. We believe that being as close as we are allows us to really bring our creative minds and energy together to create something unique and special.  Each day this week we will be featuring one of our HBD team members, sharing a little bit about them. We thought this would be a fun way for you all to get to know us a little bit better and it just so turned out we had a blast doing it. Today we are starting off with the one and only Handley McCrory, owner and executive planner of Handley Breaux Designs. Handley offers the best guidance and gives so much of her time and heart into everything she does!

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HBD 2018 Resolutions

There's something special about the beginning of a new year. The feeling of having a brand new year is like having a blank canvas with endless possibilities of what we can create. To start 2018, the HBD team thought it would be nice for you all to get to know us a little bit better! To give y'all a little more insight into each of us we are sharing with you some highlights of our New Years Resolutions.

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Festive: The Perfect Hostess Gifts

The holiday season is in full swing and with that comes an abundance of holiday parties. A hostess gift slump is easy to get in, so we gathered some of our favorite (creative) hostess gifts to get you through! Since we help our clients throw so many parties, we love hosting our own as well. These gifts would definitely add a smile to our faces!

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Festive: Wish List

It's finally December and we have SO much to share with you this month! We couldn't help but fill you in on some of the things on our wish list this season. Whether it's to complete a look or make your home a little bit more cozy during the holidays, we are all about it. Comment and let us know what's on your wish list this year!

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Fitness: Hustle For The Muscle

As the summer comes to an end, it's easy to lose motivation to keep up with your exercise routine. Whether you're sweating for the wedding or just becoming your best self, we are rooting for you! Today we have Amy Masingill sharing some special tips on not straying the path to a healthier you. Amy is a Personal Trainer at the Mountain Brook YMCA and also works with HomeFit Consulting, training people who are chronically busy in the comforts of their own home.

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Wear: Getting Ready For The Wedding

As wedding planners, we constantly get asked for ideas of how to make our clients' wedding stand out. While creating exciting design plans and using top notch vendors comes as second nature to us, picking out outfits for bridesmaids that are different from everyone else's tend to stump us just a tad. Let's be honest.. there aren't THAT many great options out there. So in efforts to keep our gals from blending in, we gathered some of our favorite "getting ready" outfit trends of the moment. Enjoy!

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Valentine's Day Gift Guides

Valentine’s Day is full of excitement for all of the kiddos in your life! They’ll love nothing more than to come home to these thoughtful gifts after a day of exchanging treats with their friends at school. These gifts are both practical and fun. Creating lasting memories of Valentine's Day that will stick with them throughout the years!

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Beauty: Kerri Bunn's Winter Skincare Tips

Our beauty guru, Kerri Bunn, is with us today with some tips of how to keep your skin in tip-top shape all winter long. If you're like us, you battle with the daily questions of "Do I exfoliate too much? Am I applying too much moisturizer? Will I break out if I wash my face too much?" Fortunately Kerri is here to answer all of those questions! 

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Festive: Holiday Tablescape Inspiration

There are so many ways to decorate your home in a festive way for the winter holidays. Here at Handley Breaux Designs, we love being able to share with you some of our favorite winter tablescape ideas to start the holidays off right! A winter tablescape can come together so easily-- all you need is a splash of color, the proper linens, and your favorite dishware to match. It’s finally that time of year again when you can bring out all of your favorite napkins and table cloths so let’s not waste any time!  

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Festive: Apple Cider Cocktails

Now that the seasons are finally changing, we are so excited to share with you two of our favorite Apple Cider cocktail recipes! We know that the holiday season can get busy, so we want to give you some simple cocktail recipes that won’t add any stress to your busy schedule. These cocktails are prefect for getting into the holiday season and we hope you’ll enjoy them as much as we do! Cheers!

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