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Mary Alice Monroe

New York Times Bestselling Author

Posts Tagged ‘A Lowcountry Wedding’

A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING: THE MAKING OF A DREAM DRESS

The search for the perfect gown is an important part of the wedding planning process for many brides. And when the search is in downtown Charleston, it’s all the more special. There’s a scene in my novel A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING of the Muir sisters going on their downtown adventure to the Kate McDonald Bridal shop in the historic city in…

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WHAT MAKES A BEAUTIFUL LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING

Meet Ashley Rhodes. She’s a highly-coveted luxury event planner from the Lowcountry of South Carolina with a reputation for creating breathtaking weddings that have graced the covers of multiple print and online publications. I see Ashley as a storyteller of sorts. When she plans a wedding, Ashley first sits down with a couple, notebook in hand, asks…

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SAVE THE DATE FOR A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING

  I’m so happy to officially announce the wedding day for our winners of last summer’s “A Lowcountry Wedding Giveaway” who will have their dream come true in Charleston, South Carolina. On April 24th, Julie Robbins and Ryan Query, will gather under an avenue of ancient oak trees at the historic Legare Waring House in Charleston,…

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THE MISSING PECAN TASSIES

“Where are the pecans?”  This was a question I received from several readers just days after the release of my latest novel, A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING. They were referring to the pecan tassies recipe published in the back of the book. It turns out that the pecans are missing from the ingredients because it’s actually a lemon bar…

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A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING … DREAM COME TRUE

I’ve never been a part of something quite like this! With the generous support of some of my favorite Charleston wedding businesses, together, we are showering one engaged couple with the ultimate gift–a lowcountry wedding worth $40,000. The contest received more than 150,000 votes! It was neck and neck between couples Ryan & Julie and Jonathan &…

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MAKING A WEDDING DREAM COME TRUE

We have the finalists for A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING Giveaway! I confess it was tough to choose only three.  We received so many heartfelt videos sharing story after story about why a couple should win the $40,000 dream wedding in Charleston, SC. Thank you ALL for your entries.  But we only have one wedding to give…

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WEDDING DREAMS DO COME TRUE

What a whirlwind! We’re finally settled back at home after being on the road for nearly a month celebrating the release of A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING. It’s been wonderful sharing the new installment of the New York Times bestselling Lowcountry series, and I’ve loved talking weddings with so many of you! Thank you for kicking off the summer reading…

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A BUCKET LIST BOOK TOUR TO REMEMBER

I feel like a bride again … more than forty years after my own wedding. Here we are–Markus, a dashing groom, and I, a blushing twenty-year-old bride–at our wedding at a beautiful farm, beginning the rest of our lives … together. Now some 40 years later he’s retired and for the first time we’re traveling together–not a…

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In Honor of Mother's Day: A Grandmother's Love

Your response to my recent blog post about grandmothers’ love and wisdom was tremendous. And oh, how I loved hearing all of the special names you have as grandmothers. Thank you. What a gift it is to be a grandmother. Happy Mother’s Day, my friends.  There are so many creative, fun names for “grandmother” these…

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One fan will WIN amazing island escape to the Bahamas!

I’m on the road… beginning the first leg of a 28-city book tour promoting my new novel, A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING, available nationwide tomorrow, May 3rd. I’ve been counting down with my fans for this big day! And if you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you know I’ve been celebrating with fun, weekly giveaways on…

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