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So happy to share one of our own bride blogger’s weddings! Today we are sharing the lovely Laura’s real budget wedding- she got married in a vineyard in North Carolina and pulled it off on an impressive budget. Everything turned out so great and it looks like they had a fabulous time, too! I hope […]

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Even as a guest one of my favorite things about weddings is all the chances I have to dress up. From the bachelorette party to the bridal shower to the rehearsal and wedding itself theres nothing better then a reason to buy  a new outfit or accessory. I feel that a lot of brides try […]

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Tim and I aren’t big dancers. Actually, I generally despise dancing at weddings (it makes me anxious–what do I do with my arms??). Because of this, and the fact that we are getting married in a park with lots of flat, grassy space, we plan to have lawn games at our wedding as an alternative […]

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So excited to start a new series with our partners at Minted! Every month, we’ll be sharing some custom wedding inspiration along with some of our favorite wedding invitation options from Minted that coordinate with that month’s theme. The great thing about Minted is that they have absolutely phenomenal designs available at a variety of pricepoints, and […]

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You know I love a good rustic wedding on a budget – and that’s just what I’ve got for you today! Rather than tell you all the things that I love about this day, I’ll share what the couple’s sweet photographer, Sarah Beth had to say about this wedding: I had the absolute pleasure of capturing […]

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  During the first month of our engagement, my husband-to-be and I were browsing through the nearby unnamed dollar store, on the prowl for anything usable for our wedding. Most of the “wedding” section in these stores are full of sad fleur de lis patterned napkins, small plastic bubble bottles, and shoddy two piece champagne flutes. […]

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Today I’m not talking about something strictly wedding related, but something that has spared John and I probably hundreds of nights of bickering: The Chore Board. Whether you and your partner live together already or you’re about to after the wedding, part of a working marriage is learning to live together. A survey in the […]

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I am a stationery junkie. Journals, notecards, planners… I have way more notebooks than a sane person needs. For my wedding, I would’ve loved to do linen invitations with a gold foil letterpress and fancy typography. However, I knew that our stationery was going to be very low on the budget totem pole. So low, […]

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    What the what? HOW is it already August? This year is flying by, y’all. I wanted to pop in before the weekend to share some cool links and wedding deals I’ve come across this week!     I had the pleasure of attending an event celebrating the new collection from Whitney Port for […]

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One of the biggest struggles in wedding planning is setting a budget and finding the money to make it happen. Maybe your personal budget is tight due to other financial commitments like student loans, car payments, etc. If that’s the case, have you thought of trying to find ways to earn extra money to put […]

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Our venue comes with an alcohol permit, which is pretty sweet because it means we can buy our own booze and do it on the cheap. Here are our tips if you are going to buy your own wedding alcohol: 1) Think about what is important to you. Tim and I love beer, and we […]

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