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Meg’s Final Wedding Recap

Meg’s Wedding Recap Meg & Matt August 20th, 2011 Simi Valley, California What was your budget? If you are able, give us a rough breakdown of how you spent your budget. Our budget was $10,000, and it broke down like this: Venue: $2,750 Food: $1,360 Beverages:

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Wedding Inspiration β€’

Movie and TV Budget Weddings

I’m sure we have all been inspired by or enamored with a large, beautiful or extravagant wedding on the tv screen or on film, but I have a real fondness for the small or offbeat budget weddings, complete with a perfect soundtrack that pops up here

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DIY Wedding Decor β€’

Simple Framed Table Numbers

Before I post my final recap I wanted to write a little about our table numbers. My hubby wrote about them on his blog Math Goes Pop! and so I thought I would share as well. As I may have mentioned, my husband is a mathematician,

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Parties + Showers β€’

Let’s Rehearse!

So last we left off I was puking my guts out and feeling like death, but I was able to pull it together and get ready to rehearse Friday night. Luckily, my fabulous new in-laws took care of the rehearsal dinner, which they hosted at our

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Bachelorette Party β€’

Bachelorette Blunder

Before I start my wedding recaps I thought I would start at the very beginning of the wedding festivities, with my bachelorette party.Β  It happened on the Thursday night before our rehearsal dinner, two days before our wedding; the timing of this was due to my

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Random β€’

I Got Married!?

Hi there! So Matt and I got married this past weekend and it has been a CRAZY week. It went SO fast! I can hardly believe it’s over. I apologize for being so MIA and I promise as soon as we get back from our two

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DIY Wedding Decor β€’ Wedding Decor β€’

DIY Wedding Details

Now that you have seen our awesome invitations, I can show you this fun and easy project which can be used for all kinds of events! I originally saw this idea over on Evie S. for a yarn wrapped monogram. Even though it was intended for

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Beauty β€’

Bridal Beauty

I’ve always been pretty low maintenance. I like to look nice, but full make-up and hair on a daily basis is too much effort for me. I wear mascara every day, and I do get my face threaded every three weeks because if I didn’t I

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Wedding Dresses β€’

Wedding Dress Doom

I started dress shopping too early and it wasn’t exactly the most fabulous experience but I got through it and I have a dress and I will share my dress shopping experience with you in the hope that you learn from my mistakes! Even after being

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Bridal Party Gifts β€’ Gifts + Registries β€’

Bridal Party Gifts

Our Gifts! Since Matt and I have plenty of stuff, we didn’t want to register for more stuff.Β  We just want cash money! Of course it is difficult to tactfully ask for this, which is why we used simpleregistry.com. That way we could register for some

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Bridal Party Gifts β€’

Ask Your Bridal Party

While Matt worried about which buddy he couldn’t include in his party I had the opposite problem. I only have a handful of really close friends and when Matt decided on 6 groomsmen I easily produced 4 but two more would be tough. We decided it

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