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Choosing our DJ

Being that my fiancé is currently in law school, I tried to handle a majority of the tasks involved with wedding planning. However, I did ask if he would plan the honeymoon and find our DJ (he actually may have volunteered for these tasks!). Vacations and music are definitely more up his

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Food Truck Weddings

Dylan & SaraAfter the initial shock and excitement of getting engaged wears off, the wedding planning and decision-making start to set in. Location, timing, who’s going to be in the wedding, flowers, the rings, etc. – those are all important things to factor into the wedding budget. But there’s one more important

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Wedding Videography for Less

 via ProvoWeddingGuide Planning a wedding quickly becomes overwhelming, because there are so many things that cost so much. Our big three items: food, venue, and photography, all make up a large portion of our expenses, so when we thought about videography I wasn’t sure what to do. How do we get wedding videography

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Choosing our Caterer

For my fiancé and I, food is at the top of our priorities list for our big day. After a wedding, we always discuss the food (of course we discussed the bride & groom, but food was always discussed), so we knew we wanted to have food everyone would rave about so

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Wedding Flowers

When deciding on our wedding flowers, I knew I wanted something very simple, yet elegant. My favorite flowers are hydrangeas, so I knew I wanted to incorporate them into the wedding. However, when researching flowers I found out that they are one of the more expensive blooms, but luckily are in-season for

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Choosing our Photographer

When most couples create their budget and figure out what is most important to them, they choose photography as one of their “splurges”. So if you read my budget post, you were probably wondering why we didn’t choose photography as one of our “splurges”, and the answer is simple – we knew

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Choosing our Desserts

As I mentioned in our budget post, dessert is among our top priorities, so we thoroughly enjoyed choosing our desserts for the wedding. TJ and I both love sweets and often spend our weekends exploring the many cake, cupcake, and dessert shops in the Triangle. When originally discussing our ideas for our

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Budget Savvy ResourcesVendors

Venue Tracking Spreadsheet

No matter what budgeting tool you are looking at the overwhelming standard affirms that the largest portion of your wedding budget is bound to be spend on your reception. Most sites recommend spending between 45 – 65 percent of your budget on this portion of your big day. The venue also determines

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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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