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Tips for combining your finances after your wedding day. Different methods - choose what works best for you!

    So excited to share this great insight from our friend Jean Chatzky, the financial editor for the TODAY show! Recently I shared some of my favorite wedding tips over on Jean’s blog, and now she’s here on BSB to share her expert advice on managing marriage and money. I know you’ll love her valuable […]

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A few weeks ago, I did a post about wine bottle table numbers. Since then, I’ve had the chance to play around with the idea and I’ve come up with a final product that we really like. They are easy, cheap, and (in my humble opinion) pretty freakin’ gorgeous. You’ll need: Wine bottles (see previous […]

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Such a fun post to share today! I was recently challenged to create a unique DIY place card and wedding menu using products from Xyron and Anna Griffin and I am so excited to share what I came up with! I received the biggest box EVER of craft supplies from Anna Griffin & Xyron – […]

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red and aqua wedding details

 Oh my gosh, y’all. This wedding. So many fun and colorful details. You’re gonna love it!!! Red and aqua is one of my most favorite wedding color schemes because it’s so playful, retro and fun! There are so many amazing DIY details in this wedding to drool over – many created by the bride herself – and she’s […]

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  I’m married! It is so terribly exciting. John and I are still giggling every time we call each other “husband” and “wife.” Our day went perfect. Even when things went wrong, it was still perfect. Here’s some of what worked for me and what didn’t.   What Worked The master “to-do” list This thing […]

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Sometimes, amid the chaos of planning, it can be hard to stay organized and keep track of things. Here are a few of the things that I’ve been doing to keep everything together during these hectic final weeks. Utilize a wedding planner – I use a free template from Russel + Hazel and printed out the […]

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  According to the Wedding Report, the cost of an average wedding in the U.S. has dropped from $29,000 to about $25,000 – that’s almost by a third, and a big part of it is obviously a harsher economic environment which is forcing couples to cut down expenses. Still, many couples find ways to endure […]

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Drew and I decided that we wanted to include a few special people in our ceremony by asking them to share a reading with our guests. One of the reading selections was easy, Oh the Places You’ll Go from Dr. Seuss. Drew’s family read this story every school year and it was included in his twin […]

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I’ve got such a fun and lovely wedding to share with you that’s just *so* pretty, you’ll hardly believe it was done on a budget! I love the classic styling, the incredible DIY bouquet, the adorable ring shots and the simply stunning photography by Peterson Design and Photography. Hope you enjoy this California budget wedding […]

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Surprise, surprise! I’m back with another DIY tutorial. Our September wedding is fast approaching, and I’m feeling the pressure to get my projects completed. With most of our other details already hashed out, I’m lucky to be able to devote my time to hand-making most of the wedding decor. Back in January, Travis and I had […]

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