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5 Questions to Ask Before You Start Wedding Planning

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If you're newly engaged, wedding planning might seem incredibly exciting, incredibly daunting, or both.  Here are 5 Questions to ask before you do a thing!

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Two Wedding Dresses: Extravagant, Necessary, or for the Indecisive?

Tuesday April 22, 2014

We've all heard people reference it when talking about shopping for wedding dresses: when you put on "The One", you'll know! But what about those gals who just can't commit... to one dress that is.  Having two wedding dresses is a growing trend in bridal: one romantic, the other sexy; one regal, the other wild.  Is it too much, or will this eventually become something for everyone?  If you are considering two wedding dresses, this is a great article on the different reasons (a.k.a. justifications) for it, as well as how to shop for the different looks most effectively and even when is the most appropriate time to change your looks.   What do you think? Is this two wedding dress thing an extravagant trend, or a fun way to show your many different bridal personalities?

How to Find a Wedding DJ that Wows

Monday March 31, 2014

Your wedding DJ: he or she can make or break the reception.  If you've ever been to a wedding where the DJ was a dud you know how important hiring a great wedding DJ can be in making your wedding night one to remember.  Too often couples get so anxious about hearing music they love, they micromanage their DJ or ask questions that don't offer you any insight into if this DJ will really get the crowd moving.  Instead, this article will offer you some key questions to ask when hiring a wedding DJ so that you can rest assured that you don't just have a good DJ spinning at your wedding, you've got the best person on the 1's and 2's that your money can buy.

 

5 Tips for Amazing Wedding Photos

Saturday March 29, 2014

Everyone wants to look like a number one stunner on their wedding day, but most of us want to look amazing AFTER the day too: as in, when we see those fabulous wedding photos. Sure, you can hit the gym and get a spray tan and hire a fabulous glam squad.  Truth is, all that won't hurt, but the real deal is to put some thought into how to best work the day and hire a fabulous photographer that makes you feel great.  This article has 5 great bits of advice for achieving fabulous wedding photos that have NOTHING to do with hair and makeup and everything to do with pre-planning.

Creating a Wedding Budget that Works

Monday March 17, 2014

If you are recently engaged, you probably have realized that wedding budgets are like diets- the more ridiculously strict they are, the less likely you are to stick to it.  This article presents you with a step by step guide to creating a realistic wedding budget that will actually work for you, and not against you.

All too often, couples get frustrated because they don't even know how to determine what the wedding they want will really cost. Or worse, many couples might secure a venue that is way to pricey for their overall budget without realizing all the other expenses that are out there. The first step is doing some research, and the next is asking the hard questions like how much are you willing to spend to have your dream day. Remember, establishing a budget and sticking to it might sound dull, but it can actually be a huge relief!

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