Planning the Big Day: The Best Fiancé

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Planning the Big Day: The Best Fiancé Slacker! Ok, there I said it, I know I haven’t posted anything in ages, but I blame it on this crazy wedding planning! As any of you who have also done so know, no matter how many events you have planned in your life, there is nothing that compares to putting together your OWN WEDDING. It’s insane. Especially for

Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Flowers

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Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Flowers Aggh! So I know I’ve been slacking lately on my updates, but things are getting super-crazy now that the big day is less than six months away (deep breaths!!) Well, we most recently met with florists to determine what we want all of our floral arrangements to look like and lemme tell you- this is a daunting task!

Planning the Big Day: Our Engagement Party

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Planning the Big Day: Our Engagement Party As much fun as planning a wedding can be, another fun event I was really looking forward to was our engagement party : ) We were sorta hoping someone would offer to throw one for us (I mean you can’t exactly plan your own!) and finally my delightful bridesmaid Tina decided to organize it for us-and I could not have

Planning the Big Day: I Found My Dress!

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Planning the Big Day: I Found My Dress! So by now you know I am not a traditional girly-girl bride. I haven’t been planning this day since I was 5, I never ran around with a pillowcase on my head and pretended it was my wedding day and I plan on covering my venue in purple peacock feathers….that’s why it may surprise you just how

Planning the Big Day: Band or DJ?

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Planning the Big Day: Band or DJ? So we are just under 8 months from the wedding, things are moving along and one of the items that I want to make sure is perfect is the music at my reception. Partly because I am a big ‘wedding dancer’ (ie super huge ham that likes to be the center of attention) and partly because my dad

Planning The Big Day: Bridesmaid Dresses

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Planning the Big Day: Bridesmaid Dresses I promised myself I’d never be that bride that made her girls walk down the aisle in something unsightly….think layers of taffeta, oodles of crinoline and bows where bows are just NOT meant to be. So when choosing the dresses for my bridesmaids I had a few goals in mind: You WILL be able to wear it again, you

Planning the Big Day: “The Venue”

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Planning the Big Day: Choosing a Venue Ok, I’m a WEE bit of a planner ;) so I must say I had an idea of where I wanted to get married before I even had the ring. They tell you that you can’t really start too much until you have that date booked so I figured I should get on it asap. I pictured a