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    How To Plan A Wedding In Less Than 6 Months

    You know what they say, “When you know, you know.” And if you’re someone who can certainly relate when it comes to your beloved and you don’t want to waste any time before becoming his wife, then this article is just for you. Here are some top tips for planning your wedding in just six months. Set a realistic budget When you have a year or more to plan out your wedding, this means you have more time to save money. But if you want your wedding to transpire in six months or less, you definitely need to set a realistic budget. And as you’re putting it together, due to…

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    Finding the Perfect Shoes for Your Outdoor Wedding

    What should you look out for?  Spring’s amazing weather brings a host of outdoor weddings and a few panic-inducing issues like “What shoes do I wear to the wedding? All of my cute shoes will get stuck in the grass.” Well, that’s what we are here to help you with. Spring has so many wonderful options for shoes that brides don’t need to worry about sacrificing either form or function to find their perfect wedding shoe. Read on to discover just how fabulous your option are for wedding shoes that won’t leave you stuck in the grass. Fantastic Flats Many people think flats are just shoes for boring women or…

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    How To Have A Honeymoon For Under $500

    Wedding days are special. It’s a time when family members and friends can meet in one spot to witness the joining of you and your beloved. In many ways, it’s like throwing one big “love party”. But when the ceremony is over and everyone has had a couple of dances and a slice of cake at the reception, you then get to do what’s meant for just the two of you: you get to go on your honeymoon. Find the lowest prices on the planet to all your destinations at CheapAir. We can understand why the cost of the wedding or even your hectic work schedules may result in you…

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    Hot Honeymoon Destinations For All Seasons

    You dream of a special day for your wedding, and you’ve imagined everything, down to the weather. Now, that weather may not be ideal for your honeymoon does not mean that you have to worry about compromising your heavenly ideas of where you want to spend your first vacation as a married couple. Find the lowest prices on the planet to all your destinations at CheapAir. All-Inclusive Bonanza Of course, in the winter all-inclusive Caribbean resorts are perfectly idyllic for a honeymoon, but you may not be considering it for your spring, summer or fall wedding. Don’t count it out, though! The Caribbean low season runs from mid-April to mid-December,…

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    Creative Wedding Favors For Your Guests

    Finding the perfect wedding favors for your guests is no easy task. There are so many options and possibilities out there, which makes it extremely difficult to make a decision. Whether you want to get creative or just find things that are unique, here are a few wedding favor ideas that cover all of those bases. Personalized Flash Drive This is one of my favorite wedding favor gifts. We all know, sadly, that the party must eventually come to an end. Send your guests home with a personalized flash drive filled with memories they can play on forever. Whether it’s images from the photographer’s camera or if it’s an actual…

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    4 Things You Need Know About Planning Your Wedding

    So, he has finally popped the “big question” and you and your new fiancé are now on the road towards planning your perfect wedding together! As a soon-to-be bride myself, there are many things I have found to be quite useful in assisting in the planning stages of my big day. Whether choosing the right location, picking the perfect photographer or finding “THE” dress, wedding planning can be a lot of fun but it can also cause a large amount of stress for us. Here I hope to share with you the top 4 most useful things I have found that ensures the planning stage of your wedding is a…

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    Planning

    How to Safely Buy an Engagement Ring Online

    The average couple now spends over $5,000 on an engagement ring (Source: The Knot 2013 Wedding Survey).  Couples looking to purchase the same rings for less often look to online retailers who are priced 20-40% below local stores.  While directories such as Yelp and Yellow Pages are useful for finding restaurants, shopping online for a diamond or engagement ring requires a higher level of research and caution.  Here are some top tips on how to safely purchase these high-value items online: Find beautiful, certified diamond rings at Helzberg Diamonds. 1)    3rd Party Accreditation One of the best ways to determine the validity of an online jewelry business is the presence…

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    10 Steps to an Eco-Friendly Engagement Dinner Party

    Being green is no longer just a movement or a phase; it’s become a lifestyle for many, so why not have an eco-friendly engagement party so you can have fun, look beautiful do your part for nature all at the same time? To help you out, our friend Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff from MommyGreenest.com has come up with 10 easy steps to making your event a success. Thank you Rachel! “Creating an eco friendly engagement dinner party is not as hard as you might think—you can even do it yourself! Follow my countdown for help with menu planning, decorating, shopping and cleaning—I’ve got your eco friendly event covered! TWO WEEKS OUT Guest…

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    Creative Wording Ideas for Wedding Programs

    As you’re in the midst of getting everything in order for your wedding day and finding your wedding dress, have you stopped to think about what you want your wedding programs to look like? We don’t mean what color paper you’d like or how you’d prefer the font to appear. We’re actually talking about the kind of wording that you’d like to use for the front of them. If you never really thought about the options that are available, here are a couple of creative ideas for you to consider. That way, every single thing about your wedding can be beautifully distinctive; just like your love is for one another.…

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    4 Recipes that Will Have Your Guests Coming Back for Seconds and Maybe Even a Fourth Helping

    Don’t know what to serve at your wedding that will match the uniqueness of your dress? Or simply want to add that personal touch by preparing your own dishes for the reception? Here are some truly delectable recipes as contributed by our friend Alyssa who is the owner and blogger of Cooking From A SAHM!  “This last few weeks I have searched my blog for recipes I feel would work great in a wedding reception and shower. I hope that you enjoy the recipes. 1. Pineapple Upside down Cupcake What you need: Cupcake Batter 1 C. Flour 3/4 C Sugar 1/4 C Butter 1/2 C Milk 2 Tsp Baking Powder 1/2…