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Well, I did. I caved. I succumbed. I gave in to peer pressure. I hired a wedding videographer, y’all. I wasn’t going to do it. I was adamant that I had a fabulous wedding photographer and I did not need a video of the day. Wedding videographers are expensive. We couldn’t afford one. I hate […]

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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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This wedding is all about the details!! LOVE the ‘love notes’ area where Whitney and Patrick’s guests could leave them little pieces of wisdom. LOVE the bouquets– so full and juicy! (Can a bouquet be juicy? I think so.) The sunny oranges, yellows and pinks… pure happy loveliness. And there was a dog there? Love. […]

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  {photo by Henderson Photography} It seems to be fairly normal for some brides to come into contact with a few little “differences” in preference from parents/family, or traditional vs. non-traditional ways to go about things. THANK GOODNESS we’ve barely run into any of this at all, maybe in part that our families both reside […]

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{source} So remember all those posts I wrote before? The ones about how I met a photographer who was absolutely awesome—both personally and professionally? How this was someone I really admired and who I could see actually being friends with? How I was psyched for the pictures she would take at the wedding? I take […]

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Whether you like it or not, Peplum is back and hot for spring! We saw it all over the red carpet this awards season and personally, I LOVE it!! If you’re unfamiliar with the term, peplum is a short overskirt or ruffle attached at the waistline of a jacket, blouse, or dress. Peplum can make […]

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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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{© 2011 Universal Studios} Choosing a wedding party may or may not be easy for some.  For me, I had a little  trouble in balancing my past friends through the years, and my current friends, so I opted for all current relationships and mostly local (you know, so they can feel obligated to be nudged […]

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If you’re not already a member of the awesome deal site Groupon, I don’t know where you’ve been the last few years! I’ve gotten so many great deals on different products and services since I’ve been a member– from things like discounts on exercise classes to restaurant gift cards to a gift card to the […]

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