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The Budget Savvy Bride

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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Marrily is a new premium online wedding planning tool to help couples simplify their planning and stay stress-free. Couples can start with a customizable wedding checklist full of useful advices to keep track of their overall planning progress. The site has a plethora of tools to keep you on track while planning your big day! […]

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Over the last week I have spent most of my hour and 15 minute morning commute going about an average of 45 mph on a major U.S. Interstate due to massive amounts of snow and ice. I actually even had a “work from home” snowday because my car was encased in so much ice, I […]

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This adorable wedding from A&D Photography, submitted via Two Bright Lights just makes me smile from ear to ear! Janine and Colin chose to have an intimate wedding at their home for only their closest family and friends. By keeping it small, they were able to save alot of money- but chose to have a […]

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Anne’s Food and Catering My G2B and I had plenty of great ideas when it came to catering. At first, we wanted stations and heavy hors d’oeuvre s. Well after meeting with a couple caterers our dreams seemed unattainable. There were just so many little add ons that add up to big bucks! Sure adding […]

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