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I’m starting to stress about our $15k budget. We are funding 95% of the wedding and taking out a loan for what is basically the biggest party we’re ever going to throw for ourselves is not an option (this is not property or a business venture, and therefore it is not an investment which [in […]

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Hi everyone! I know I’ve been kind of absent blogging-wise and I wish I had a good reason, but the truth is I’ve been suffering from wedding fatigue.  David and I dated for six months and have been engaged for the next seventeen.  Now that it’s getting down to crunch time it feels like all […]

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Before I begin, I feel the need to tell you that my hair looks like a birds nest. No, really… it does. It is frizzy all over and some places are wavy while others are straight. I have never colored or highlighted it, but it’s really quite dry, and the only way I can halfway control […]

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I’ve been brainstorming about this wedding for over a year now. There are endless online resources for gathering ideas and inspiration. In the early stages, I started saving the odd image to my computer desktop. That start to get a bit disorganized so I started a folder dedicated to wedding-related images. That too, began to […]

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I started dress shopping too early and it wasn’t exactly the most fabulous experience but I got through it and I have a dress and I will share my experience with you in the hope that you learn from my mistakes! Even after being engaged for three months I had barely started to even look […]

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Anyone trying to tackle wedding planning knows how far a little help can go! I am somewhat of a perfectionist and a lot of a control freak so accepting the help when offered is another problem all together. Recently while looking over my ever growing [when it should be shrinking] to-do list, I realized that […]

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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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The very first decision Derek and I had to make when it came to the wedding what WHEN and then WHERE. The WHEN wasn’t too difficult… it took one afternoon and about three phone calls. Derek and I were born and raised in the south, and that means football is especially important to us and […]

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Callandra & I connected for the first time about a year ago. She & I were in the same boat; both Cherry Tree Occasions and Julie Williams Photography were gearing up for the first summer in business here in Canmore. She spoke about her “who says you have to” approach to wedding planning and I […]

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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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When it came to favors the fiance and I knew we didn’t really want to trot down the traditional path.We knew we wanted something unique and if possible something that represented us as a couple. As I’m sure everyone reading this blog is aware, that is a tall order for something being ordered in bulk […]

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