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since this… It’s amazing how fast time flies. They say it only gets worse once you have babies (just one reason why we’re waiting). We have squeezed so much into these last two years: living with my inlaws, buying our first house, adopting two dogs, lots of travel, fun times with friends and family, the […]

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Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway to win these adorable hand stamped vintage forks from Lorelei Rose on Etsy!! The lucky winner is… Jennifer! who said, “I would Love to have those at our wedding this summer <3″ Thanks to everyone who entered. Enjoy your sweet keepsake, Jennifer!

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Amy and Gabe used alot of common tricks to keep their wedding budget low: they kept the guest list intimate, didn’t have a bridal party, chose to have a daytime wedding,  and employed the help of friends to pull together their big day. Thanks Amy & Gabe for sharing your day with us! Amy & […]

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Alright ladies, now we’re down to the nitty-gritty: my budget and how I stuck to it.   From the get-go, we agreed to keep our personal expenses for the wedding under $12,000. Matt and I received a bit of help from each of our parents, totaling around $2,000, making our total budget $14,000. So, how […]

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Thanks to all who entered to win a pair of Hot Magnets! Mallory G! She said, “I love the Sapphire Blue Gems, they remind me of Princess Diana and Kate Middleton’s engagement ring!”   Be sure to visit Hot Magnets for adorable accessories to dress up your classic shoe styles!

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So now it is crunch time, there are less than 30 days until I say I do! The invites are out! I thought I would give you the complete breakdown, on these bad boys. As you may remember the invitations cost $81.16. Postage to send 70 invites (including response postage) came to $73.50. We originally […]

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  Happy Monday my little budget savvy lovelies! Today I have an exciting giveaway for you– Ties.com has offered up a set of solid colored wedding ties for one entire wedding party for a wedding taking place in 2011! One for your groom and a matching tie for each of his men! Amazing right?   […]

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  *Drumroll please*   #47 Angie Weybright! Thank you to everyone who entered to win the custom bouquet from LoveOwlEyes on Etsy! And thanks so much to Rebekah for allowing us to host this fabulous giveaway! Come back in just a bit for our next fabulous giveaway! And a little later this morning for an […]

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I’m sure you ALL are well aware that the Royal Wedding is happening ONE WEEK from Today!! This event is long anticipated as there hasn’t been a Royal wedding in almost 30 years! Everyone’s talking about details, colors, flowers, Kate’s dress and the like, but what I’m interested in is the BUDGET. Duh. Our friends […]

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Wedding Season! I think we can finally say it’s upon us now, ladies! All four seasons have something unique and beautiful to offer your dream wedding. Summer weddings on the beach, the turning fall leaves in October, winter wonderland receptions with hot chocolate (and Bailey’s?)…but it really makes sense that wedding season happens to be […]

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Time for another great giveaway! Today’s prize is from Lorelei Rose on etsy- she makes personalized hand stamped items for weddings and keepsakes. Lorelei is giving away a set of “Mr. & Mrs.” forks to one of you lucky readers! You can see an example of the forks here. Aren’t they lovely?? They’d make a […]

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Groves Wedding - 7

Okay so let’s be honest, we all like weddings with cute little handmade details, and this wedding has more than a few for you. But the thing that I LOVE about this wedding is the emotions captured by talented photographer Meghan Christine. Matthew & Lindsay look so utterly happy- every smile, every tear radiates the […]

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