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How To Create a Budget

So you’re newly engaged and just beginning to think about putting the pieces of your dream day together. What to do first? Well it’s important to start with a realistic budget so that you don’t get carried away. There are budget calculators of all kinds on the internet and in bridal handbooks, but I find

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Bridal Show Time Saver

One of the smartest things I noticed at the “Bridal Extravaganza” was that several brides had created return address sticker labels with all of their contact info. Rather than standing there filling out raffle slips at just about every table, they were able to just peel off a sticker to attach to the slips. What

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Nontraditional Dessert

Traditional wedding cakes work for some couples, but here’s an idea: get creative with dessert! There is no book of wedding rules that says “Let them eat cake.” How about changing things up a bit? Here are a few yummy ideas that might be a better fit for your wedding dinner finale: Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

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Favorite Love & Marriage Quotes for Weddings

Below is a list of our favorite love quotes used in weddings over the years. Feel free to use these in your wedding invitations, favors, programs, and wedding toasts! “Ideally, couples need three lives; one for him, one for her, and one for them together.” — Jacqueline Bisset “If you live to be 100, I

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Themed Weddings

Picking a theme is a great starting place for brides and grooms that really want their wedding to stand out. Everyone wants their wedding to be memorable for the guests, but lots of couples just pick colors to work with. Of course picking a color scheme is essential, but why stop there? Adding a theme

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And it begins…Bridal show season is here!

For those of you who got engaged over the holidays…. congratulations! This is a big time of year for engagements to take place and now the bridal bonanza begins. Many of you have already set dates and are now ready to begin planning the logistical details of your big day. One of the best ways

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