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May 15, 2018

Planning the honeymoon is always fun, especially if it’s somewhere you’ve been dreaming of going. If you don’t already have a particular destination in mind, here’s a great list of some of the top spots for your newlywed getaway!   Hawaii There’s so many choices when it comes to Hawaii, which is probably why it’s […]

May 12, 2018

There are so many things that go into a wedding, but planning doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are a few lesser known tips that should ease your planning process!   Tip #1: Instead of starting to scout venues, the first thing on your checklist should be your guest list. This may seem like something […]

May 10, 2018

You’ve found the venue, set the date, probably gone dress shopping, and picked your bridal party. Now you’re starting to nail down the details, including who to use to entertain your guests for your big day! Here are 4 things you absolutely have to consider before signing the dotted line for your wedding entertainment: Read […]

May 3, 2018

Wedding dress shopping is an incredible experience, and one that many brides have been excited about for for years. Whether you plan to visit every store around with your entire bridal entourage or find a couple small boutiques with your mother and maid of honor, it’s important to go in with an idea of what […]

May 1, 2018

You’re finally married, the honeymoon was wonderful, and now your finally back home as newlyweds! This means it’s time to do the not-so-fun stuff, like changing your last name. Don’t let it get you down though (and don’t put it off!) because it doesn’t have to be a hassle. Get your paperwork together in advance, […]

April 29, 2018

We talked recently about how to choose the perfect bridesmaids attire, but don’t forget about your guys! They’ve agreed to be a huge part of your special day, so here are the perfect tips to having them look as handsome as ever! Don’t put it off! Typically weddings gowns and bridesmaids’ dresses are ordered months […]

April 26, 2018

You’ve got the ring, set the date, and asked your best friends to be a huge part of your special day! Now it’s time to decide on those beautiful dresses they’ll be showing off on your wedding day, but where do you even start?   Between styles, fabrics, colors, and lengths, there are so many […]

April 16, 2018

“Hey DJ, won’t you play that song? To keep me dancing all night long!” There’s so many reasons to love weddings, but at the end of the day, let’s face it, everyone love a good party! And a good party needs great music, right? When it comes to your wedding tunes, you want it all […]

April 13, 2018

Bridal shows are a great way to meet vendors in your area, see their work first hand, and ask them questions you have about their services. Plus, it’s a great excuse to get your bridal party besties together for some food, drinks, and plenty of fun and freebies! Here are some great tips to consider […]

April 11, 2018

It’s time to send those invitations! Confused on the wording? Don’t know when to send them? Keep reading!   Traditional Wording Mr. and Mrs. John L. Smith request the pleasure of your presence at the marriage of their daughter Heather Marie to Michael Francis Jacobson Saturday, the seventeenth of May two thousand and nineteen At […]