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You Deserve It: How to Treat Yo’Self in the Midst of Wedding Planning

by Sara Haugland

If you’re a bride-to-be who’s been looking for a reason to treat yourself, take this as your sign to go for it! You (yes, you!) deserve to treat yo’self, not just today, but every day. You’ve earned a break from wedding planning, and there’s no better way to utilize that time than filling it with things that bring you joy. Buy the flowers, eat the cake and get that gift you’ve been wanting – making yourself a priority in any way is oh-so important, especially in this crazy time time we’re in. We’re taking major inspiration from Donna and Tom in Parks and Rec, as it’s time to “Treat Yo’Self” with some of the best vendors Houston has to offer!

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Photo // Lane and Simple

After changing your diet and workout plans leading up to the wedding, it’s safe to say you’re long overdue on satisfying your sweet tooth. Indulge in all (we won’t be keeping track) of the delectable treats from these “sweet” vendors! Remember: you deserve it!

Lane and Simple: It’s hard to beat a moist, melt-in-your-mouth, freshly baked cupcake or cookie as a treat yo’self pick-me-up. Lane and Simple definitely goes beyond on the delicious scale when it comes to their cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. If you can think of a dessert, Lane and Simple probably has it, and is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth and be the ultimate treat yo’self reward!

Cakes by Gina: Nothing says treat yo’self more than delectable cake treats! As the perfect bite-sized decadent dessert, cake balls from Cakes by Gina make for the ultimate treat yo’self snack (or breakfast, lunch or dinner). Don’t worry about taking one of each flavor home with you – we’ve all been there, and it’s completely worth it!

Get Chu Some Blooms

Photo // The Tallest Tulip

You “grow” girl! Now that you’ve got the sweets, it’s time to brighten up your home with some gorgeous blooms that are just as lovely as you. Flowers are a universal sign for love, so it only makes sense to love yourself and treat yo’self with some of the prettiest blooms around. Remember: you deserve it!

Local Houston Florists: Think you need an occasion to get a bouquet of flowers from The Tallest Tulip? Well, you’re in luck, as treating yourself counts as a holiday in our book! Treat yo’self with one of their eye-catching bouquets to brighten up your home and bring a smile to your face when you walk by them. Honestly, we give you permission to get as many as you need to fill your home – whether it’s one, two or five, you can never have too many flowers!

Retail Therapy (sorry, not sorry, bank account)

Photo // Kaira

You’ve got the sweets and the blooms, now it’s time for some retail therapy! Let’s just say that treating yourself has no monetary limits, because getting yourself that gift you’ve been wanting is completely priceless. Remember: you deserve it!

Bering’s: Bering’s has everything you could need to spoil yourself and have a good retail therapy session! From anything you could need to update your home decor, treat your soon-to-be-spouse, prepare for your honeymoon, and making your home smell amazing, there’s something for anyone. Bering’s is one of our favorite shops, making it a must-stop for all things treat yo’self!

The Dowry: Not only can The Dowry help you curate an incredible wedding registry, it also serves as a place to get yourself some incredible gifts that may not have made it on that registry! Some of the things we suggest may be: the perfect decor piece to compliment your living room, some stylish platters and utensils to make your dinner parties functional and chic, a vase to house those new treat yo’self florals, or a cozy throw to snuggle in all night long. You’ll definitely want all the goods from this treat yo’self location!

Kaira: Diamonds really are a girl’s best friend, and Kaira has some of the most stylish jewels around! Treat yourself to one of their many trendy statement pieces, like an evil eye ring, star bracelet, cross necklace, or initial earrings. Look good, feel good, and treat yourself to a new piece of jewelry!

Pamper Your Skin

treat yourself facial

Photo // Hey Lovely

Relaxing with a nice facial or at-home spa treatment is the only logical ending to a nice treat yo’self day! Sit back, relax, and finish de-stressing before you continue the wedding planning. Remember: you deserve it!

Hey Lovely: Treat yourself to one of the many new spa services offered by Hey Lovely! Whether it’s a rejuvenating facial treatment, hair removal services, body scrubs, eyebrow shaping or spray tanning, Hey Lovely has it all. I mean, could there be any better way to treat yourself?

Adorne Artistry: Adorne Artistry has everything you need to have yourself the perfect at-home spa night! With so many different hair and facial products, you’re guaranteed to be looking good and feeling like your best self with everything they have to offer. There’s no better perfect ending to a great treat yo’self day!

Looking for more ways to ease your wedding planning stress? Check out planning tipsbridal fitness tips and beauty relaxation suggestions!