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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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As with just about everything else involved in a wedding, DJs are expensive. A good DJ can read the flow of the party and choose the appropriate songs for the mood or to get people on the dance floor. They can make announcements and come with their own light and smoke shows. However, I’ve heard […]

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Every bride wants to feel beautiful and glamorous on her wedding day. However, I don’t think that means we need to be caked in makeup until our fiance doesn’t recognize us as we come down the aisle. I think that any bride who feels comfortable doing her own makeup everyday is capable of doing it […]

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I absolutely love this simple and sweet wedding! The couple held their wedding on a boat in an intimate ceremony. There’s something so romantic about getting married on a boat, isn’t there? The couple chose to focus on the people and the meaning behind the day instead of small, unnecessary details and the result is […]

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So happy to share one of our own bride blogger’s weddings! Today we are sharing the lovely Laura’s real budget wedding- she got married in a vineyard in North Carolina and pulled it off on an impressive budget. Everything turned out so great and it looks like they had a fabulous time, too! I hope […]

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Even as a guest one of my favorite things about weddings is all the chances I have to dress up. From the bachelorette party to the bridal shower to the rehearsal and wedding itself theres nothing better then a reason to buy  a new outfit or accessory. I feel that a lot of brides try […]

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