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I hope you know where that quote comes from! Our Gifts! Since Matt and I have plenty of stuff, we didn’t want to register for more stuff.  We just want cash money! Of course it is difficult to tactfully ask for this, which is why we used simpleregistry.com. That way we could register for some […]

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Since our caterer does not provide alcohol and we wanted to save money by purchasing our own alcohol we decided to do so during the Beverages and More (BevMo) 5 cent wine sale, woo hoo! For those on the West Coast who have a BevMo I highly suggest you take advantage of this sale to […]

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While Matt worried about which buddy he couldn’t include in his party I had the opposite problem. I only have a handful of really close friends and when Matt decided on 6 groomsmen I easily produced 4 but two more would be tough. We decided it didn’t have to be even though and I ended […]

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Significant chunks of most brides’ budget revolve around a few key elements of a wedding: venue, food/booze, and photography. If you can save on one, two, or all three of these things you can really cut your costs and so Matt and I had a goal of saving on all three! Originally we planned on […]

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After selecting our awesome venue, we had to figure out what we were going to feed our guests and where it was going to come from. We knew that usually wedding food is around $50 and up per person but that just seemed unreasonable to us. That’s like taking all our friends and family to […]

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After the excitement of our engagement wore off a bit we started to think about what we wanted in our wedding and how we were going to afford it. With Matt in school earning a small stipend plus my part time work while I finished school I didn’t think we would have enough for a […]

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So it was kind of mean of me to hint at the embarrassing story of how I met my fiance and not give you all the details, so here they are! I don’t necessarily believe in fate but I do know that if Matt and I hadn’t met due to these circumstances we most likely […]

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Hi everyone, I’m super excited to share the process of planning our awesome wedding with you all! I’m Meg, 25, from Connecticut but I have lived in California for 6 years; I like to think of myself as a CA girl now. My LOML (love of my life, the acronym is admittedly lame, but is […]

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