Food + Beverage

CAKE VS. CUPCAKES

I love baked goods.  I love cake.  I love pie.  I love cake pops.  I love cobbler.  I love cupcakes. I love pie pops.  I love most anything that falls into any other categories not mentioned. With that being said, dessert options for our wedding seemed

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Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Reception Inspiration

Now that y’all have found out a bit about my bizarre need to organize and you’ve also been party to my ideas for The Boy and my wedding ceremony – it’s time for you see my reception mood board (cue the choir of angels…)! Remember that we’re getting

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Food + Beverage

Budget Wedding Booze

If you’re going to have a party (which our reception will certainly be), you need to have some alcohol. But if you want alcohol, you have to pay the price. And as budget savvy brides, we don’t want to fork over the cash. So it is

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Music + Entertainment

Our Wedding Playlist

I know it is silly, but one of my favorite parts of the wedding ceremony is the choice in music. It is the perfect opportunity for the happy couple to show off their style, creativity, and share new songs with their guests. When it came time

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Wedding Planning Advice

Guest List Stress

So, my little brother’s high school graduation party was last Saturday. Isn’t he cute? (: Anyway, we have a ton of family from out of town, so it was suuuuper fun to have everyone together at my parent’s house to celebrate. There were a lot of

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Vendors Venue

An Indoor Venue

Soooo Justin and I want a quite traditional wedding. The ill-fated thing about that, though, is that most times when something has “traditional wedding” associated with it, the cost of whatever it is skyrockets absolutely exponentially. Reception venues, especially, seem to be all over this concept,

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Vendors

Traditional Catering Halls Need Not Apply

The first thing that we started looking into (pre-engagement ring hunting) was the perfect venue. Traditional catering halls just don’t do it for us. We weren’t completely certain as to what we wanted, we just knew that we wanted it to be different. I believe I

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Music + Entertainment

Dance Party Playlist!

Photo from bobbiandmike.com I am big fan of fun receptions. Who isn’t? Everyone loves to have fun. And music is one of the best things you can use to ensure just that. However, I’m personally not too keen on those “classic” wedding reception songs (I mean

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Random Venue

Historic College Campus Venue

I mentioned in my last post that we’d already booked our venue, and that it was the only one on our radar. This is mostly true. Originally when we got engaged, we had planned to be married in my hometown in the midwest. I wanted to

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Random Venue

Using a Church Venue

Hello my dears! As an interior designer, I’ve always had a love for unique buildings and great architecture. So when it came time for Nate and I to pick our wedding venue…well, surprisingly, we chose something that is neither unique nor great! Because we live in

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blue ball mason jars
Savvy Shopping

Blue Ball Mason Jars

I’ve been obsessed with the idea of using vintage blue Ball mason jars as centerpieces for forever… now my dream is coming true! 🙂 Going to try to win another lot so that I have plenty to use on all my tables. Hooray! 🙂 I’ve never

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