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Call Me Mrs. D

We’re home from the honeymoon. I’m now an old married gal…sorry for being out of touch while I was off honeymoonin’. The wedding was without a doubt the absolute very best day ever. It seriously couldn’t have been anymore perfect. Well, it would have been a

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Bake Fest

Things are certainly trucking along here in wedding planning land. I thought I’d share a few photos of a recent get together with some special ladies. Julie’s Wedding Sweatshop: Round Two…The Bake Fest. Much like the last “wedding sweatshop” [the images seem to have disappeared from

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Dress Sneak Peek

For many, this is a long and boring story. You’ve been warned. For others, I really do hope it can be a useful wedding planning idea. The famous wedding dress has arrived at last. [It’s not really famous, just in my head.] As many people in

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Food + Beverage

Wedding Food & Beverages

One of our priorities is to have an open bar. We want this to be a heck of a party, and I’m a strong believer that an open bar is a good start. Adam’s mum and dad have generously offered to make the wine for the

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Accessories

Wedding Day Accessories

When I met Adam nearly six years ago, I kind of fooled him. We were college students meaning that I had very little disposable income, which in turn meant I had to work with my already-existing wardrobe. The truth is, I love to shop. I just

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Music + Entertainment

Wedding Tunes

Back when we were growing up in small town Alberta, my sister, Amy & I were exposed to a great deal of non-typical music for the average small town Alberta girl through my dad’s vinyl/cassette tape collection and the independent radio my parents listened to. To

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Wedding Planning Advice

Useful Wedding Websites

I’ve been brainstorming about this wedding for over a year now. There are endless online resources for gathering ideas and inspiration. In the early stages, I started saving the odd image to my computer desktop. That started to get a bit disorganized so I started a

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Our Engagement Photos

Shortly after our engagement, I met Jesse and his girlfriend at a little party hosted by another local photographer. I left the party thinking, ‘I want to be friends with these two!’ I got home from the party, checked out Jesse’s website and said to Adam, ‘we

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Wedding Sweatshop aka Craft-o-thon

Back in April my mum hosted a wedding craft-o-thon. When we began discussing this wedding nearly a year ago, I mentioned something about not expecting anything of epic proportions for our plans. Everything about this craft-o-thon was kind of the epitome of epic proportions. My mum

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Stationery + Paper Goods

Getting the Word Out

Back in October of 2010, after we’d already been engaged for 6 months, we decided we should finally pick a date for this epic hurrah we were planning. I was quite surprised at how tricky this part was. Between working around family member vacations, the time of

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Introducing The Boler!

This is very exciting news in the land of Adam & Julie’s wedding plans. We got our hands on a Boler for our rapidly approaching bushparty camping wedding! For those who are out of the loop, Boler is Canadian for “awesome 13-foot-vintage-egg-shaped-camping-trailer”. Like most guys, Adam

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Meet Julie of Port Hardy

Well, hello! I’m Julie of Port Hardy. I’m engaged to a seriously great guy named Adam. I’m 27, he’s 28. We live in the Canadian Rockies. I grew up on the Alberta prairies just outside the tiny little village of Erskine, right smack in the middle

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