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Happy Friday, ladies! Hope you’ve had a fabulous week! For four of you it’s about to get a whole lot better because I’ve got some winners to announce! Double the giveaways and double the fun this week! This week two lucky ladies are winners of adorable, fun-size suits for their pint-sized ringbearers from Nautica! Carolina […]

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photos from David’s Bridal website Fashion week has blown into New York City once more, the magical white tents infusing the chilled Manhattan air with the hot, excited buzz unique to the chic event. The most delighted tittering this year isn’t ringing through the air outside the couture runway shows. Rather, you’ll find the audience […]

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The man of your dreams just popped the question and you are riding high on a cloud of excitement, but after the initial engagement starts to settle down the actual planning process begins, and before you know it the dollar signs quickly start to add up. What most people don’t realize is that the average […]

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I absolutely love this rustic wedding from Adept Ink + Pixel that was submitted via Two Bright Lights! This couple got SOOOOO ridiculously lucky to find Ryan McCarthy- their fab photographer- on Craigslist where he was advertising to shoot a free wedding to help build his portfolio. Ryan actually LOVES to work with brides on […]

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After searching high and low I decided to go with J.Crew bridesmaids dresses. Although these are not super budget savvy, they are super easy order, receive and return. I really appreciate the customer service that the company has to offer as well. We found two styles that we liked so we ordered both for my […]

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Because weddings are expensive for everyone involved, Nautica is offering two lucky readers a special gift to give to their little ring bearer.  (Well, not that the ring bearer would be paying for their suit so perhaps it’s the perfect gift to the ring bearers parents!)  From searsucker to herringbone; beachy linens to formal suits, […]

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TACORI recently launched a fun new online game based on the original “Dating Game” where eligible bachelors and bachelorettes can play to find their perfect mate, AND their perfect TACORI ring! TACORI’s version, called “The Mating Game,” opens with host Guy Goodall, an energetic and enthusiastic Brit with a cheeky and playful sense of humor […]

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Tomorrow is my big day and while I’m totally pressed for time, I wanted to share a few things I learned. Planning a wedding sucks. No, really, it does. Some parts are fun, some parts are glamorous, but typically it just was a big suck. Things cost way more than you anticipated and don’t always […]

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Last summer I bought a Print Gocco, an adorable little at-home screen printer from Japan. It’s a bit of a process to use but easy to get the hang of and so much fun. Great instructions can be found here and here. After practicing on a few thank you cards I put it to work […]

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Photographer: Lindsay Nickel  Picture the scene — a beautifully manicured lawn with a huge white arbor propped up in the center, tables full of delicious food surrounded by gorgeous decorations and beautiful flowers. In the middle is a bride and groom, smiling and happy, posing for pictures to remember the day for the rest of their […]

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As I mentioned in Part 1, I plan on doing my own flowers for my wedding.  And have recruited the help of some friends and family. This is something that I want to do because I love flowers, and just so happens to be budget savvy.  I decided to use a local floral supply.  I […]

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