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  You and your hubby’s names, and your wedding date? I’m Meg, and my husband Matt and I got hitched on August 20th, 2011 in Simi Valley, CA, just northwest of Los Angeles. What was your budget? If you are able, give us a rough breakdown of how you spent your budget. Our budget was […]

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I’m sure we have all been inspired by or enamored with a large, beautiful or extravagant wedding on the tv screen or on film, but I have a real fondness for the small or offbeat budget weddings, complete with a perfect soundtrack that pops up here and there. This is a short list of my […]

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I decided to make a list of little things I learned from my wedding with the hope that they may help you in planning for your wedding! 1. Having your bachelorette party the night before your wedding or rehearsal dinner is a BAD idea! see my previous post for evidence. 2. If your venue allows […]

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Before I post my final recap I wanted to write a little about our table numbers. My hubby wrote about them on his blog Math Goes Pop! and so I thought I would share as well. As I may have mentioned, my husband is a mathematician, and so I wanted to do something that reflected […]

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So last we left off I was puking my guts out and feeling like death, but I was able to pull it together and get ready to rehearse Friday night. Luckily, my fabulous new in-laws took care of the rehearsal dinner, which they hosted at our venue, so there wasn’t a whole lot for me […]

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Before I start my wedding recaps I thought I would start at the very beginning of the wedding festivities, with my bachelorette party.  It happened on the Thursday night before our rehearsal dinner, two days before our wedding; the timing of this was due to my cousin, a bridesmaid, who could not make it to […]

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Hi there! So Matt and I got married this past weekend and it has been a CRAZY week. It went SO fast! I can hardly believe it’s over. I apologize for being so MIA and I promise as soon as we get back from our two week honeymoon in Costa Rica I will recap it […]

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Like lots of brides, I jumped on the photo booth bandwagon. I mean, who doesn’t enjoy a photo booth!? What an awesome way to entertain guests along with provide them with a fun favor they will treasure. Unfortunately, after looking into renting such a booth I realized it would not work within our budget. Luckily, […]

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Now that you have seen our awesome invitations, I can show you this fun and easy project which can be used for all kinds of events! I originally saw this idea over on Evie S. for a yarn wrapped monogram. Even though it was intended for a baby shower I loved the sweet vintage look […]

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At the bottom of my priorities list was invitations. I love pretty letterpress invitations as much as the next person but I just felt spending lots on nice paper that would just be thrown out was not budget friendly or eco friendly for us. Although I almost caved when I saw Rifle paper companies‘ gorgeous […]

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I’ve always been pretty low maintenance. I like to look nice, but full make-up and hair on a daily basis is too much effort for me. I wear mascara every day, and I do get my face threaded every three weeks because if I didn’t I would look like a Persian teenage boy. I generally […]

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I started dress shopping too early and it wasn’t exactly the most fabulous experience but I got through it and I have a dress and I will share my experience with you in the hope that you learn from my mistakes! Even after being engaged for three months I had barely started to even look […]

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