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Savvy Articles by: Laura W

As a bride-to-be or newly-married lady, you’ve probably thought about getting some of your photos printed especially in canvas form! This is all the rage with brides and newlyweds, and there are so many places to choose from along with countless options of sizes, number of pictures, captions, etc. Today I’m taking all the guesswork […]

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One thing I plan to do this summer is to resell the wedding decor I bought that I can’t repurpose. During wedding planning, I was careful to select pieces that I could reuse as home decor like the wooden lantern we used for cards and the purple candle holder we had on the head table. […]

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So it’s been awhile… I’ve joked with my friends and family that after I got married I just threw everything else to the wind. After 15 months of planning, I had to take a break. I actually found it highly therapeutic to go through social media and unlike and unfollow wedding and bridal things…with the […]

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Our wedding planning is coming to a close, and I couldn’t be happier. Not because I hated planning my wedding but because I finally get to marry the man who has made the last 15 months of my life A TON easier. I dedicate this post to him, but I also want to focus on […]

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It’s no secret that I’m an extreme planner and may be a little OCD, but it has served me well in my life. When it came to wedding planning, I felt pretty confident throughout most of the process that I’d covered all my bases, but a task I found daunting was the making of a […]

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My best friend in college got engaged just before we graduated. I remember how excited I was for her, and I remember how she squealed when she told me and held her hand out to show me the ring. Flash forward six months later: I had been in grad school for three months in a […]

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I consider myself a more modern, unconventional bride. There are so many traditions out there that just didn’t resonate with me at all. I believe a bride should feel comfortable enough to have a choice and that can feel so empowering to make these decisions on your own. This being said, I wanted to share […]

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  Alright, brides. I am bringing you yet another DIY project today! You should know that a lot of these DIYs I have shared with you have come about on a whim. Here’s how I decided to make my own bridal sash: I was first introduced to bridal sashes when I tried on dresses (about […]

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  Around that six month mark, bridal magazines and websites tell you to start your beauty regimen stat! I was six months away from my wedding back in November, and I was befuddled. Admittedly, I’ve gotten lazy in “my old age”, and I eventually found myself keeping with my same routine. That “same routine” is […]

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Our honeymoon has been a source of stress throughout our engagement. With life being so unpredictable, we didn’t even know if we’d be able to go on a honeymoon. However, I have been persistent and won this battle. As with our wedding, we were also on a budget for our honeymoon. Josh’s only non-negotiable was […]

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I must confess…I sometimes feel I am a disappointment to all that is budget-savvy. Though I’ve been praised by my mother for my budget-savvyness, it’s a tough world out there. When I came up with my budget, I’ll admit to you: I had NO CLUE what some things would cost. I’ve saved plenty in some […]

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