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Now that we have officially met, I thought I would take some time to give you a little preview of my wedding planning and show you some of the inspiration pieces I am collecting to help with it. Once we picked the date (October 8th) we picked our colors, which will be Granny Smith apple […]

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Good morning, Lovelies! I hope you are all having absolutely fantastic weeks! I’m in crunch time at school (final exams are 3 weeks away! Eek!), so I’ve been running around basically like a chicken this week. It’s all good (: That being said, I am super eager to start transitioning my life focus from school […]

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The very, very first thing I bought for our wedding was my dress.  No, seriously!  We had been engaged for about 5 months, but due to some job switching on David’s part we weren’t sure what day would work out best – we only knew we wanted to be married in the fall. I had […]

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Thanks for entering everyone, the lucky recipient of one free 8×10 canvas prints is….. CLAIRE! who said, Definitely a beach shot from our engagement session, with Golden Gate in the background! Wherever we move in the future, we’ll be reminded of our time living together in the Bay area!

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Originally, I’d imagined our wedding would be super small – only the two of us and a few extremely close family members. However, once the news was announced on Facebook last spring…we were both totally overwhelmed with all the happy congratulations we received. Particularly the message we got from a couple of really amazing friends from New […]

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So it was kind of mean of me to hint at the embarrassing story of how I met my fiance and not give you all the details, so here they are! I don’t necessarily believe in fate but I do know that if Matt and I hadn’t met due to these circumstances we most likely […]

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The H2B and I went back and forth about what colors we should have for our wedding. I first suggested we use a black and white damask pattern with a royal purple for an accent color. He thought that those together looked like a bruise. H2B then suggested we use maize and blue as our […]

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Similar to most gals out there, I’ve had my bridesmaids lined up longer than I have had a ring on my finger. The fabulous party includes a few college friends, a few friends from the days when I rocked braces, a sister, and a future sister in law.  I love them all dearly and thus […]

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As you may recall our groomsmen are wearing tan suits. So as part of their gifts we found periwinkle and white gingham ties. We found these on sale at a local department store for about $20 a piece. I had mentioned to the G2B that our very own BSCouple Jessica and Eric got bright argyle […]

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One thing about planning a wedding is that it’s easy to get into financial troubles and overspend on the happiest day of your life. In order to help one lucky couple start off on the right financial foot, TransUnion is running a contest where the winner receives $10,000! To enter TransUnion’s Fiancés and Finances Photo […]

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Hey there BSB readers! My name is Michelle and my fiancé Japheth (for those that are curious it’s pronounced “Jay-Fifth”) and I hail out of Astoria, Queens NY. I’m seriously looking forward to sharing my pre-wedding projects, experiences and potential mishaps with you over the course of the next 6(ish) months.     How We […]

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