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Katie who said “The pearls are beautiful – just what I’m hoping to wear on my wedding day!” Congrats Katie – you will receive this lovely set of pearls from JCPenney! Thanks to everyone who entered this giveaway!

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Is anyone else shocked by the audacity of the price people will charge for wedding paper goods? I mean, besides the fact that when you put “wedding” on a label it usually ups the cost 10% anyway, the invitation and save the date market seems to have taken this to a little extreme. Fortunately for […]

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All day fashion deal site RueLaLa.com is hosting a bridal boutique called Style. I do! where you can get fabulous designer pieces for much less than full retail price. If you’re not familiar with RueLaLa, it’s an invitation-only online fashion outlet where members get access to private sale Boutiques, each open for just a short […]

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Now that invitations have been mailed and RSVPs are rolling in, I can finally reveal one of the biggest DIY wedding projects we tackled: invitations! A friend of ours is a graphic designer who is working to build a portfolio. He very kindly offered to design our invitations for free – woohoo!! I gave him […]

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One of the best ways to keep your budget low is by keeping the guest count low! Carey chose to splurge on her wedding dress, a designer Lazaro gown, and keep the feel of the wedding intimate by having around 40 guests. They also chose a venue that did not need alot of decoration so […]

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I didn’t plan out my entire wedding as a young girl, but for as long as I can remember, I have wanted to wear my mother’s wedding dress. I get mixed responses when I divulge this to people. Many an “Aww, how sweet, but I would never do that!” When I mention the dress is […]

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JCPenney has two exclusive bridal jewelry collections available to help the brides-to-be complete their wedding day look, “I Said Yes” and “True Love.” Both exclusive jewelry collections offer a unique take on the diamond ring. In the “I Said Yes” collection of rings, each ring bears a hidden sapphire in the ring – a symbol […]

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Hello, my lovelies! I’m now on the other side of the wedding planning chaos, and it is AWESOME! Being a Mrs. to a wonderful Mr. is just about the best thing I can imagine. Thanks so much to everyone for following my pre-wedding journey. We spent a week holed up at a beautiful snowy resort […]

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Happy New Year ladies, sorry I have been MIA, but I hope this lengthy update will make up for my absence. Because our wedding is still 6 months away, and because we luckily got a lot of things booked and done early, we haven’t had a lot of wedding activities going on. Of course there […]

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Hello ladies, happy new year! Time to pick up where I left off before my absence. So my G2B (groom to be) Andrew is a budding photographer, so when it came to choosing who would capture our special day, he was quite picky.  He knew exactly what he was looking for, he wanted to get […]

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This wedding captured by the talented Davina + Daniel might have my favorite details of all time! The color scheme, the whimsical feel to the decor, the ‘all hands on deck’ approach to planning- the bride Vera definitely got it all right with her wedding details. By doing LOTS of research, taking advantage of artisans […]

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A little late on my year-in-review post, but better late than never! Here’s some of the exciting things that has happened with BSB in the last year! This year BSB was chosen as one of the Top 100 Wedding Blogs to follow in 2010 by BrideTide (and just found out we were chosen again for […]

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