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Doing Your Own Wedding Makeup

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

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Money Tips for Newlyweds

The honeymoon period, generally considered the first year of marriage, is filled with some of life’s most precious moments. Growing closer to your true love, building a home together and understanding the deeper meaning of companionship. Given the love fog, its easy to avoid the tougher moments of day-to-day life. Finance tends

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Stumbling Upon Our Dream Venue

As a young girl, I was never the type to seriously plan out my wedding, but I always found peace in the country. Every great memory of parties and family gatherings took place among the trees. When the time came to start thinking about a wedding (basically after my first date with

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Pros and Cons of a Small Wedding

One of the first things to consider when you start planning your wedding is a rough estimate of how many guests you’d like to invite. Everyone makes their choices for what is right for them and their families, but I’m here to put in my two cents on the Pros and Cons

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Making the Most of Bridal Shows

Having gone to two bridal shows, I learned some tips and tricks for making the best of your experience. I would highly recommend going to at least one bridal show if they have one in your area. They are a great opportunity to network with vendors, get ideas, and enter into awesome

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Making Your Money Count

Over the years I’ve witnessed a lot of folks spend every penny of their earnings, some of their parents (or other sponsors), and unfortunately, a good bit of their future as well. It’s a practice far too often adopted by couples planning weddings when faced with coming up with large sums of

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Don’t Forget to Budget For…

As we’re getting closer to the wedding, my fiancé and I have had a few expenses pop up recently that we happened to overlook during budgeting.  In my planning and preparation to cover all budget situations I could think of, I’ve read and spent time searching for ‘hidden wedding costs.’  There are

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