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Savvy Articles by: Jennifer Stevens

We run in the sort of “non-traditional” realm on some things – which, in all honesty, is where a LOT of brides and grooms fall in today’s day and age. Some of the “traditional” ways are being tossed to the side as we venture into new ideas, a new way of doing things, and personalizing […]

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Having an outdoor wedding at your parent’s house doesn’t come without it’s complications … in fact, it would have been easier to be married in a venue or a church that would have this stuff all ready for us. But apparently, I like to do things the hard way … and by that, I mean […]

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Something that I knew I wanted even before the rest of the wedding plans fell into place, was a unique bouquet. I had spanned the internet looking for cool ideas and DIY bouquet tutorials on how to make your own out of everything from tissue paper, tulle, broaches, buttons, fabric flowers, rhinestones and even newspaper […]

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Before my fiancé and I were even engaged, we had talked about our wedding and what we both wanted. For me, as mentioned before, this is not my first walk down the aisle, but it is for him. So, while I wanted to run away for a very small intimate affair with the two of […]

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This just may be the toughest part about my wedding day. The “daddy” thing. My biological father has nothing to do with me, with my life, with my fiancé. He’s been absent since my parents divorced and even though I went to visit him on weekends, he still was never around. The emotional disconnect that […]

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  When people asked how things were going with the wedding, you could tell that they were going okay when my response was, “Oh, it’s going great! Over 3 months to go and I’ve got blabity-blabity-blabity done!” (Which was getting the food, location, photographer, guest list, invites, DJ, etc being picked out and booked).  Now, […]

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I had almost my entire wedding party in my mind months before my fiance got down on one knee and popped the big question … Granted, we were non-traditional in the sense that we went shopping for my engagement ring together in January 2013. And I anxiously waited for him to finally pop the question. […]

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