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Montenegro-Quddus Wedding: Part 1

I’m writing this post as a newly married woman! And let me tell you, aside from a few minor (and not so minor setbacks) our wedding was a success. But the funny thing is? Even with all those setbacks, I was so happy to be with

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Food + Beverage

Milk Bar – A fun non-alcoholic option

My favorite gentleman and I met when were 11 years old, and started out as friends. Early in our planning we decided to have some nods to friendship and childhood present at our wedding; our cake has in bold capital letters “FIRST COMES FRIENDSHIP” and our “guestbook” is

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DIY PROJECTS DIY Wedding Decor

DIY Pinwheels

Since my last few posts ended up being… a little bit more controversial than I expected, I’m going with something safe this week; a tutorial on the diy pinwheels that I’m using as decoration in the church where we’re getting married. I was having a hard

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DIY PROJECTS

DIY Project: Advice Card Guest book

Right after I got engaged and started scouring Etsy & Pinterest for ideas and inspiration, I decided that I wanted an alternative to a guestbook. I found the idea of keeping a book with signatures in it a little too reminiscent of an autograph book that

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Music + Entertainment Reception

Choosing A Over B

When we created a budget, we knew that we would have to make decisions about where our financial resources would be allocated. Some were easy, like not spending a lot on attire, invitations, centerpieces and favors. Other decisions were a little bit harder because we really

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Ceremony DIY PROJECTS

Coin Bearer Container

Even though we’re having a secular ceremony, we opted early on to incorporate a lot of Filipino (derived from Catholic) traditions. One of them was both the cord & the coin ceremonies. The coins are carried to the alter by a coin bearer. I always found

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Wedding Budget

Definition of a Budget wedding

 Image found here While on vacation, I overheard a couple say, “We try to save where we can; I bought a coupon book for $100, and after using 4 coupons, it pays for itself!” Mind you this was while all three of their children were wearing

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Food + Beverage

Sparkling Cider Toast

I could give or take champagne, but sparkling apple cider? I’d drink that stuff by the gallon if I could. So when we were planning the toast, the first thing I thought of was one of the sparkling cider variety. Why not? It was cheap (2

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