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    Five Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

    6475332 Trim costs without cutting fun By Natalie Tsang November 3, 2018 Cut postage First thing’s first. Etiquette requires that everyone you send a Save-the-Date also requires an invitation, but instead of return postage, you can include a link to your wedding website for people to RSVP. Not only does it save forty four cents a pop, but it’s also so much faster. Get multiple loan offers within seconds with LendingTree. Cut guests Eliminating just ten guests saves more than food costs. It means one less table and floral centerpiece, eight fewer party favors, invitations and reply cards. It even saves a bit on photographs. The guest list is often…

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    How to Buy a Wedding Gift

    Wedding Gifts Do’s and Don’ts By Natalie Tsang November 1, 2018 For guests, one of the biggest causes of anxiety is the wedding gift. What does one buy? How much does one spend? Does you play it safe and get something off the registry? Or do you go off the registry in hopes of giving them the most awesome wedding gift in the history of wedding gifts? If you give just give them money, is that cold and distant? Here are some helpful hints to make the best decision possible. Discover more one of a kind wedding favors at MyWeddingFavors How well do you know the bride and groom? If you’ve…

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    Beach Wedding Warnings

    By Natalie Tsang October 30, 2018 There are few things as romantic as a sunset ceremony at the beach. It can be elegant or laid back, but you have to remember that like all outdoor weddings, you’ll be battling the elements. Wind Unless it’s one of those new muggy days, there will be a breeze at your wedding. You should take this in mind when you plan your hair style and veil. A long veil may get tangled and your hair can get into your eyes as you say your vows. To avoid the risk of unnecessary exposure, you should think seriously about wearing a strapless dress. Find the lowest…

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    Terrific Autumn Wedding Favors

                    Discover more one of a kind wedding favors at MyWeddingFavors Do you have a closet full of your friends and family’s wedding favors? Now count on your hand how many times you received a wedding favor that you actually enjoyed. To stop your guests from throwing your favors in a closet, we made a list of our favorite favors that are sure to be a hit. Fall reminds us of home, nature and fireplaces therefore all of our favorite favors will remind you and your guests of all of the above. Hot Chocolate Mix. What is it about autumn that makes hot chocolate…

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    Things Your Guests Care About

    (That You Never Realized) Sara Doerrier October 27, 2018 It has been said that a wedding is not about the bride and groom, but rather the guests. Why else would we go all out and spend thousands of dollars on a wedding that wouldn’t be seen by anyone? That is why you always want to make your guests feel comfortable and taken care of. Discover more one of a kind wedding favors at MyWeddingFavors Here are a few things that guests actually care about (other than your wedding dress, that perhaps have never crossed your mind. You may be surprised that wedding guests even consider these. The table number Family members…

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    Top 10 Things to DIY (Part 2)

    The Second Five By Natalie Tsang October 25, 2018 Here is the first part of a 2 part blog post on our favorite DIYs. To read part one, please click here. Create beautiful invitation cards with Evite. 5. The Wedding Cake Topper I think wedding cake toppers are fantastic and adorable. They don’t even have to be in your likeness. Animals, plants, and abstract objects all make awesome wedding cake toppers. You can let your imagination run wild!   4. The Centerpiece The centerpiece always reminds of the story of the Goldilocks and the Three Bears. If a centerpiece is too high, it’s a conversation blocker. If it’s too low, all…

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    Ways To Honor Your Special Guests

    6031672 By Sara Doerrier Traditionally, the bride and groom will honor their friends by inviting them to stand by their side as a bridesmaid or groomsmen. If you and your partner find yourselves wanting to honor your friends and family, but for whatever reason, are not incorporating them into your wedding party, don’t fret. There are many ways to include those who mean the most to you on your special day. This will not only let those people know how much they mean to you, but also avoid hurt feelings. Discover more one of a kind wedding favors at MyWeddingFavors Toasts and Speeches One of the most traditional ways you can…

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    Top 10 things to DIY

    The First Five By Natalie T. Create beautiful invitation cards with Evite. Hi Ladies! Fall weather always puts me in a crafty mood. There’s something magical with brightly colored paper, an X-acto knife, and a mug of spiced cider…or a glass of wine. One tip to keep DIY from getting you down is to break it down into manageable chunks and stay relaxed. Remember small mistakes are rustic flourishes, not fatal flaws. For those who are less craft-inclined, but still want a bit of DIY, choose simple pieces that are really visible and really show you. For example, table settings take a long time to do but most people will…

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    The Beach, Shall We?

    Helpful tips to plan the outdoor wedding of your dreams By Sara Doerrier   Destination weddings have been growing with a vengeance. One destination that stands above all the rest is the beach. A beach wedding is romantic, whimsical, and magical. But how do you plan such a wedding when that beach is hundreds or even thousands of miles away from home? How do you relocate all of your friends and family for your special day? Here are some helpful tips to plan an amazing beach wedding:   Find the lowest prices on the planet to all your destinations at CheapAir.   Dress the Part One great perk about a…

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    Destination Weddings

    Myths about far-flung ceremonies By Natalie Tsang Destination weddings started out as elopements and now incorporate aspects of the family vacation as well. Since weddings are reunions anyway, this is a great way to spend time with loved ones. Like any non-traditional idea, destination weddings are burdened by many myths. It is true that these types of weddings can be expensive or difficult to manage. But the same can be said about a wedding in your own city. If done correctly, you can host a destination wedding that is fun and unforgettable-even affordable. But first, read on about the four common myths.   Find the lowest prices on the planet…