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    Far and Away

    Destination wedding locales and venues By Sara Doerrier Destination venues don’t just offer amazing backdrops for nuptials. The experience serves as a vacation in a stunning locale for you and your guests. The weddings, due to the far-flung locations, tend to be smaller (which can save significant cash). And after you wed, you will know you exchanged vows in one of the most beautiful corners on Earth. Is your passport ready? Below are descriptions of popular destination locales.   Find the lowest prices on the planet to all your destinations at CheapAir. France Does Paris really need an explanation? This iconic city for romance is speckled with art museums, gorgeous…

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    Finding the Perfect Wedding Jewelry

    Wedding day jewelry is not only fun to choose, but is also an important part of every bride’s look. It will be seen in almost every photo, and will draw the eye. With so many options available out there, today’s bride can be as simple or as bold as she wishes with her jewelry choices. That being said, there are a few key things to keep in mind when choosing bridal jewelry to find the most flattering look. As a general rule-of-thumb, bridal jewelry should compliment the bride and her dress, without overpowering the whole look. Dresses with strapless or sweetheart necklines beg for statement jewelry, such as ornate earrings…

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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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    Saving Money on Your Wedding Day

    Weddings are expensive and if you find yourself listening to friends and family, you may end up spending more money than you expected. In fact, you can save money on your wedding and still have a good time. Here’s how. Still looking for some extra help financing your dream wedding? Get multiple loan offers within seconds with LendingTree. Cut the Guest List You may hate to do it, but trimming the guest list is a must for saving money. Say you have $5,000 budgeted for the wedding menu. You can either use that money to have the most fabulous meal for 20 guests or you can use the money to try…

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    Save Big on Your Wedding

    In today’s economy the idea of splurging on a wedding for most of us mean spending money we just don’t have or can’t afford to use. So, it’s no surprise that when we asked our ladies where they would be saving on their special day the answers were, hands down, on everything. So how can you pull of a wedding for less and still feel like the princess you always dreamed of being as you walk down the aisle? Here are some tips. Financing your wedding has never been easier with LendingTree. While gifts are wonderful to receive, they can be unpractical. You may already live together, or already everything you…

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    Top 5 Wedding Favors

    A hug is a great gift – one size fits all, and it’s easy to exchange. Unknown It happened again last weekend. Another wedding, another night of laughter and gushing over how beautiful the bride was (she really was), and another miniature bottle of champagne to add to the collection of wedding favors we had collected over the years. Discover more one of a kind wedding favors at MyWeddingFavors As hubby-to-be and I carefully rearranged our shelf of goodies to add the new bottle, we looked over all the favors and wondered what we could give at our own wedding. On the one hand, we wanted to be ‘different’…on the other…

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    How Many People Should You Invite to Your Wedding

    Guest lists are an incredible source of tension and anxiety for most brides so we asked our resident guy writer, Matt, to take a crack at it! What do you think of his no-nonsense methods? Create beautiful invitation cards with Evite. When taken to extremes, making a guest list can ruin the months leading up to your wedding. Between close family, colleagues, high school pals, and that weird uncle you haven’t seen since Christmas 1996, the list can get really long really fast. You can curb some anxiety (not to mention all out brawls) by deciding how many people you want to invite. That way, you can focus on keeping…

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    Wedding Invitation Trends for 2019

    2019 will offer couples the most options for wedding invitations ever in history, which is pretty amazing when you consider that it was only a couple of decades ago where the invitations were basic black and white (which is timeless, but not perfect for every couple) and nothing else. Now, fast forward to today where the number of stationery possibilities is mindboggling for engaged newbies. Don’t worry, that’s why we’re here. Here are the four of the hottest trends hitting the invitation industry. Create beautiful invitation cards with Evite. Wedding E-vites I know some of you are rolling your eyes aghast at the idea of sending e-vites instead of traditional…

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    Keep Your Wedding Costs Down While Having More Fun

    Matt, our resident male writer, has done it again! Written a great wedding blog post using his oh-so-important male POV. However, the girls were a bit skittish when he suggested we scrap the professional photographer. But how will you remember it, we asked. The bottom line is that it depends on the needs of your wedding. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to have a great wedding. In fact, you can even have more fun while keeping your expenses low. Take incredible 360-degree videos at your wedding with SelfieSpin360. Skip the Professional DJ Professional DJs might have thousands of songs to play, but they don’t know anything about…