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No one ever told me what a pain in the you-know-what RSVPs would be. When it came time to put together invitations, I thought there were only two options for RSVPs. Either you required them, or you didn’t, and if you required them then you sent a card and people were supposed to return that […]

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As we discussed in my last post, venue-searching was generally a pretty fun process. So let’s review the Heather-and-Jon-perfect-venue checklist: Lots of natural light/nice scenery/plants (conservatory preferred) Not a church or banquet hall (except maybe one with really big windows and a nice view) Back-up plan in case of rain Personality (really. Venues can have […]

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In the last seven days, we’ve bought our own place (and all of the stressful mortgage details that that includes), moved everything we own, bought a new car in between unpacking, had family in town from Iowa for Thanksgiving, and I ordered my dress (or so I thought)—All overwhelmingly large commitments that rub my budget-savvy […]

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So last week I told you about the search for the ladies attire, today it’s all about the men (and the boys). From the start, my fiance and I agreed that we wanted to have a classy and unique wedding, so why overlook the mens attire? The groomsmen usually don’t get paid a second look, […]

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Ladies, wedding planning is getting serious lately! I’m officially 4.5 months away from the wedding date, so it’s getting to be that time when we have to really get down and dirty with the finances. So I’m a little bit of a stressy jessy lately…but I’ll save that for another post! Today, I wanted to […]

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I spent four months living in Ecuador, and if there’s one thing I learned, it’s how to barter, or regatear. No price is fixed in Latin America, and the same goes in most of the wedding world. Don’t just assume that you have to accept whatever price is quoted to you the first time. My […]

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What I thought would be an easy task, has turned out to be the ultimate stresser in my wedding planning… I am always one to ‘take the bull by the horns’ so to speak, so I have a hard time waiting on other people to make decisions. I have 5 bridesmaids in my wedding party, […]

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Since Jon and I have never planned a wedding before (as most of you probably haven’t!), I had no idea what to ask employees at the different venues we visited. There are all kinds of different things to consider when choosing a venue, and they all can have a big impact on your wedding itself […]

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This is probably one of the least useful posts that I’ve submitted, but sometimes (as in the wedding planning process), a bride just needs to slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy some things along the way. The same weekend as a bridal shower that I’d thrown for a friend, some of our great […]

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Now that y’all have found out a bit about my bizarre need to organize and you’ve also been party to my ideas for The Boy and my wedding ceremony – it’s time for you see my reception mood board (cue the choir of angels…)! Remember that we’re getting married at our house in the Texas Hill Country […]

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