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Just wanted to let y’all know that my daddys surgery went well last week. He’s still feeling sore and won’t be able to do any heavy lifting for a few weeks but he’s doing just fine! I realized that I never gave a status update on him so I wanted to do that. My laptop […]

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I received an email from Jenny of Bride-to-Bride Boutique last night, telling me of her new online outlet to buy or sell used wedding items- anything from centerpieces to dresses to accessories to favors- this site has it all! Are you a former bride who needs to get rid of the 100 hurricane vases you […]

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I forgot to add this earlier, but I was just wondering for those who believe, if you wouldn’t mind raising up a few prayers for my daddy. He’s currently having surgery in Middle TN and I would really appreciate the prayers (or just good thoughts if you’re a non-believer). He’s having his gall bladder removed […]

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I’ve definitely got a case of the Mondays. E & I had a good weekend. We went and saw Pineapple Express on Friday- it was hysterical. I laughed my butt off. It was definitely over-the-top ridiculous, but it was hilarious nonetheless. Saturday we registered at Target and Bed Bath & Beyond. It was an exhausting […]

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So I just realized that pretty much all my post titles end with an ellipsis… HAHA! Everything seems to have a dot dot dot attached in my life these days.

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So… like most brides on a budget I’d always thought that hiring a wedding planner would not be a good option for me. But boy was I wrong! There are many benefits to hiring a planner- some that will even save you some money! This weekend, I had the opportunity to meet with the fabulous […]

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I told you all last week about how my BFF, S went to IKEA and found some great stuff for decorating tables for the reception. Well, she sent me some pics and I was so excited to see all the affordable things we could use. I went to IKEA’s website and searched myself. This is […]

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***This Post is Non-E-Friendly. Look no further, fiance!! I will tell you when this post has made its way off the main page! Love you! *** So I committed the cardinal sin of budget savvy dress shopping… I tried on dresses that were out of my budget. EEK! Of course I went into the weekend […]

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I probably won’t have a real post for you all today. This weekend was GREAT but exhausting. I dunno if my mind is just on wedding overload right now but last night I felt like crapola! After the 3 hour drive home from Nashville I settled in to have dinner with E and I ended […]

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Feel free to peruse my links, I spent some time updating them last night! If I missed anyone, leave me a comment and I’ll try to add you as soon as I get a chance! Have a lovely weekend everyone! I am off to go shopping for my wedding dress… catch you all back on […]

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Here’s an invite idea I’ve been working on. I’m thinking layers, here. The yellow strip across the middle will be ribbon, wrapped around a layer of heavy paper/cardstock with the printed info on it, with a piece of vellum over the bottom portion. All this mounted on a teal or turquoise backing. Thoughts?

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This AMAZING photographer, Evoke Photography out of Raleigh, NC is currently accepting nominations for free wedding photography. That’s right ladies, get your wedding photography fo’ free. If your budget is tight, if you’ve been through a hardship that is keeping you from affording the photographer of your dreams- send an email to April,

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