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Back in April my mum hosted a wedding craft-o-thon. When we began discussing this wedding nearly a year ago, I mentioned something about not expecting anything of epic proportions for our plans. Everything about this craft-o-thon was kind of the epitome of epic proportions. My mum rounded up a solid troupe of talented crafters to […]

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Significant chunks of most brides’ budget revolve around a few key elements of a wedding: venue, food/booze, and photography. If you can save on one, two, or all three of these things you can really cut your costs and so Matt and I had a goal of saving on all three! Originally we planned on […]

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Almost as soon as I got engaged I knew I was opting out of wedding cake and opening my arms to the new trend of wedding cupcakes. I mean come on, cupcakes! What is better than a cupcake! Luckily for me, my fiance was on board and my brother’s baker girlfriend offered to whip them […]

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To me, photography is the one great, tangible keepsake that you get to have forever from your wedding. These pictures will be displayed in your home, mocked by your children as they grow up, shown at your children’s weddings, and displayed at your Ruby Wedding Anniversary: basically, these pictures are a big deal. When I began […]

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Has anyone seen the adorable quilted letters from Anthropologie? Well has anyone looked at the price tag on one of those adorable letters? Exactly. Since one of my many mottos is “I can make it for less”, I decided to take a stab at it. And I’m going to go ahead an apologize for the lack […]

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Good morning everyone! Can you believe it’s June?! It’s June. Oh my gosh. Within this month, Justin and I get to our FOUR MONTH countdown until our wedding. Throughout most of the planning thus far, I haven’t been too frantic. I keep thinking I have plenty of time to get everything done that I need […]

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As I slowly cross things off my checklist and gain a bit of confidence over this whole Wedding Planning Business, there is one thing that looms large on the horizon: our huge guest list.  When we started out, I wanted a wedding of approximately 80 people.  Although my hopes and dreams were soon given a […]

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It has become increasingly apparent that one set of hands is not enough over here at BSB. I am looking for a couple of college students who are in need of internship credit to teach the in’s and out’s of a daily wedding blog. You will receive hands-on experience in a few different aspects of […]

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Back in October of 2010, after we’d already been engaged for 6 months, we decided we should finally pick a date for this epic hurrah we were planning. I was quite surprised at how tricky this part was. Between working around family member vacations, the time of year we’d hoped for and my own bookings [silly […]

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After selecting our awesome venue, we had to figure out what we were going to feed our guests and where it was going to come from. We knew that usually wedding food is around $50 and up per person but that just seemed unreasonable to us. That’s like taking all our friends and family to […]

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If there is one thing I have learned while wedding dress shopping and figuring out centerpieces, it’s that it is a little too easy to forget about the guys! Over time I had conjured up a picture of what I wanted the guys to look like at our wedding, but I realized one day that […]

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