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…For my reception. I know I’ve already told you the place, and showed you the picture, but now I want to share the process of getting to there. It was fairly simple. We only looked at two places, and one was Mill Creek. I guess I can’t say it’s called Mill Creek anymore though. Our […]

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Happy Monday lovelies! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Today I’ve got a great giveaway from our friends at Green Bride Guide (you might remember Maureen’s mention of their fabulous book last week) As you probably already know, GBG provides ideas and resources for those wanting to have eco-friendly weddings. The site has […]

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One thing I have learned about wedding planning is that when brilliant ideas strike, you just have to run with them. Even though our wedding is still  6 months away, yesterday I was inspired to begin my thank you notes. We received our first gift a week ago and that got me thinking about this task on […]

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WHITE by Vera Wang and Colin Cowie Weddings Launch ‘Project Dress Me’ Contest WHITE by Vera Wang, exclusively at David’s Bridal, and ColinCowieWeddings.com, the official website of celebrity wedding planner Colin Cowie, have unveiled the first “Project: Dress Me” Contest to give one bride the opportunity to win a WHITE by Vera Wang gown and […]

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Ladies, I am happy to report that one of my first DIY projects for my wedding cost me a total of twenty-five cents!   Materials: – cardboard – yarn – stapler This was a super easy and fun project to do. I think I am going to put them on the head table right in […]

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Since I was a little girl, I have always been trying to save the planet. So I guess I’ve lived most of my life thus far as “green”, or at least, within reason. So I hate to burst everyone’s wedding bubble but the overall “wedding industry” is horrible on the environment. So I read this […]

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When we started to look at the budget for our wedding, Nick and I wanted to be realistic. We know we’re savvy, but we would hate to set a budget and have to go way above it. It would only make us feel defeated in the end. Everything I read (and I read a lot!) […]

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I just love this sunshiney, lovely wedding from the talented Lauren Wright Weddings! I love the wildflower centerpieces, the outdoor setting, the easy-breezy feeling of this sweet, simple wedding! This couple focused on only what was most important, and managed to have their big day for a very budget-savvy six thousand dollars! Hope you all […]

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  There are thousands of options when it comes to choosing your wedding invitations these days. Your invitation is the first impression your guests have of your wedding, so you want it to be a good one! I was recently introduced to eInvite and was super impressed with the variety and quality they have to […]

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It’s a tough economy to throw a blowout bash, but, ladies and gentleman, it can still be done!  Here are five ways you can scrimp without being accused of being a Scrooge.   1. Timing is Everything The most expensive time to book a venue is a Saturday night during the summer. To radically cut […]

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  Today we have a giveaway from one of our wonderful sponsors, Branchbound! Looking for custom made pieces for your wedding? Look no further, Branchbound loves making bridal and bridesmaid orders! The lovely owner and designer Sarah Louise is offering up this gorgeous headband for one lucky bride! {Image from branchbound’s shop}   The Ariadne […]

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So, I thought it was about time I told you how we plan to breakdown our budget and the DIY list I plan to tackle. We really want to keep our wedding under $15,000, right now, as budgeted, we’re at roughly $13,000. This allows for wiggle room if needed. We tried to spread out our […]

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