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Well, all the planning is finished, the wedding is over, and married life has begun. It’s crazy to think that all of that hard work is finally complete, and there is nothing left on my to-do list. The day was truly amazing, more than I could have imagined or planned. We got married on April […]

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I just wanted to share a little bit of our honeymoon with you, since it’s always fun to see where people decide to spend their first week or two as a married couple. I know that many people struggle with picking “the perfect honeymoon destination”, so here are some tips I wanted to share with […]

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Hello everyone, Sorry for my disappearance over the last few weeks. The weeks leading up to the wedding were crazy and tiring to say the least. I thought I would say a quick hello and leave you with a few photos from my pre-wedding shoot to enjoy as a tease to our wedding photos. Since […]

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I wanted to do something out of the box from your typical seating chart and do something a little more creative. I showed you an inspiration picture in my last post, so I thought I’d give you an update as to where I can going with this idea. My biggest challenge when figuring out how […]

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Entertainment turned out to be the main focus for our reception. Nobody likes to go to a predictable ‘been-there, seen-that’ wedding, and I didn’t want that for our guests either. We went with a jazz-funk band instead of DJ, and are having a few choreographed dances to keep the party going. Since these are not […]

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For those of you on Pinterest, you know the hours spent searching through various wedding ideas can be endless. I have found some really great DIY’s that I am currently working on and hope to accomplish before the end of the month, but we’ll see if that will happen. Here’s a few of the projects. […]

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As you go through the planning process, you realize how much things actually cost, and you have to re-evaluate your wants vs. needs. Since I have a mere 6 weeks left until my wedding day, the total cost is adding up, and I have had to take a step back and see where we can […]

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One of my DIY’s was our cardbox. It’s very simple, but it’s just something that adds a little personal touch, rather than using the one that the hall offers (that you know hundreds of bride’s have already used). My mom had an old decorative birdcage hanging in our living room that she was going to […]

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The honeymoon is booked, and I am already dreaming of days on the beach with a cold drink! I have never been to the Caribbean, let alone traveled much at all, so the honeymoon was a big decision and we wanted to make the ‘perfect’ choice. We both had ideas of what we wanted and […]

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When envisioning our wedding days as a young girl, I’m sure we have all pictured different things. From the decorations to the location, but no matter what you decide, the size of the guest list will have the biggest impact on your budget. I knew having a big wedding was inevitable for me because I […]

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Catering is a huge part of any wedding, but when mixing two cultures together, food is an even bigger factor. We want all of your guests to be happy and enjoy their meal, so we will be serving Canadian food as well as Indian. There are so many options when it comes to hors d’oeuvres […]

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Here’s the fun part! Decorating your venue. I have seen so many beautiful photos on the various blogs I read, and had such a hard time narrowing it down, but here’s what we’re planning to do. Since our Ceremony and Reception are both taking place at the same venue, it will be easy to reuse […]

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