{Recipe} Mini S’mores Cakes

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Serve up Mini S'mores Cakes for a twist to the traditional s'more! Little individual cakes are too cute for birthday parties so let each guest have their own. Hosting an outdoor patio party or children's camp-out party? No matter the occasion, these mini s'mores cakes would make a sweet dessert! ADD SOME FUN: Try topping these little sweet s'mores with crushed nuts, sprinkles, or chopped toffee … { Continue Reading }

Orange & Pink Cottonfield Wedding

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Bright + Colorful Arizona Wedding There is something so festive + flirty about pink and orange, and we LOVE how this bride incorporated the bright hues into her wedding held in a 1930s manor house next to a cotton field in Arizona. How neat! The bride chose roses and gerber daises along with colorful paper lanterns to set the whimsical yet romantic mood. TREND ALERT - We have seen parasols … { Continue Reading }

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 WON’T have to re-mortgage your house to pay … { Continue Reading }

Black, White, & Green Texas Wedding Showcase

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Elegant Texas Wedding This Texas wedding is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!   Thank you to Aves Photographic Design for sharing this wedding with us and for introducing us to an incredibly amazing couple Lauren & Chris! Lauren and Chris got married in the summer in Lauren's hometown, Colleyville, Texas.   Lauren comes from an incredibly close family, so it was important to her that she was able to … { Continue Reading }

Planning the Big Day: The First Gift!

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The First Gift! Just needed to veer off the ‘planning’ track a bit this week to share the story of excitement that was the receipt of the first gift off of our registry : ) It’s strange, because we obviously knew we’d be getting gifts, but it’s surprising just how thrilling that initial delivery can be… It was a cold and snowy day and I was not in such a great mood after trekking through the … { Continue Reading }

Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Dress

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Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Dress So, despite what any woman may try to say, the wedding dress is truly THE HIGHLIGHT of wedding planning. I mean, just think about how many reality shows are based just on that? (I’m currently watching “Unforgettable Wedding Gowns” on Wedding Central haha). I’ve been watching shows like this for ages, commenting on what’s gorgeous (or hideous, let’s be … { Continue Reading }

Planning the Big Day: Top 10 Venue Tips

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Top Ten Tips for Choosing Your Venue So first things first...(I know you've been on the edge of your seat for a week just dying to know what venue WE chose...) DRUMROLL PLEASE.....we'll be saying our vows and partying at The Estate at Florentine Gardens : ) and we could not be more thrilled! This site offered everything we wanted and then some...but it wasn't an easy find... Most of you have … { Continue Reading }

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 bright and beautiful venue with gardens, water and a lot of light. I wanted ducks, an outdoor … { Continue Reading }

Planning the Big Day: “The Proposal”

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"The Proposal" Crista here! AHHHHH HOLY COW I’M ENGAGED!!!!!! Ok, just had to get that out of my system. Done. I promise. Like most women (and if you say ‘not me’ we know you’re fibbing!) I had been waiting with baited breath to hear the magic words, “Will you marry me?” It’s a huge moment in a gal’s life and we all look forward to it, wondering when it will happen…what will he say….how will he … { Continue Reading }

Elegant Connecticut Wedding

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Elegant Connecticut Wedding Thanks to photographer Justin Marantz for this submission to us via Two Bright Lights. Katie Saeger, a writer for our site, told me about this gorgeous wedding and we "ooh'd and aah'd" quite a bit over the lavish details! This autumn wedding provided us tons of luxurious inspiration for not only weddings but dinner parties, cocktail gatherings, and all sorts of … { Continue Reading }