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Vendor Spotlight: Jelly Bean Cookie Company

It’s absolutely no secret that we have a wicked sweet tooth. But we also love seeing other creatives at work, using their craft to create wedding magic. Even in uncertain times, cookies have a comforting way of tapping into our nostalgia, enveloping us in a nice warm hug and gently reminding us...

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Vendor Spotlight: Hemera Visuals

When we were first introduced to Hemera Visuals, we were immediately captured by the enchanting manner in which Dumfries wedding photographer, Cameron Pagan told a couple’s love story through imagery. We fell absolutely in love with the Scottish flare woven throughout his gallery. As a fellow...

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Vendor Spotlight: Michelle Riley with Made by Michelle

We are shining the spotlight on Michelle Riley who is making cookie magic in Beverly, Massachusetts with her custom cookie company, Made by Michelle. I know we aren’t the only cookie monsters who swoon over the Insta-worthy cookie designs that flood our feed. Which is why we were absolutely...

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Choosing Your Bridal Party

Picking who you want in your wedding party is easy, yet hard at the same time. There is always those few people who you knew for years will be part of the big day. For me it is my best friend, Stephanie. We both grew up with 2 brothers and were the only girls in the family. We both didn’t have...

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My Wedding Fitness Journey: Week 3

Week 3 is finished. Down another 2 pounds! Whoo-hoo! I am liking this steady 2 pound deal here. Thanks to Elijah for keeping me on track! Total weight loss is 7 pounds! This week was my first new cardio, not as bad as what I was thinking! I now do intervals just making sure my heart rate is...

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My Wedding Fitness Journey: Week 2

On to week #2! I am happy to tell everyone I lost 3 pounds this week! whoohoo! This week is a big week! I did my first training session and like I said in the last post I thought about cancelling a million times. I am so out of shape and I was embarrassed to show that. I quickly found out it...

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Choosing the Perfect Day For Your Wedding

The next task I gave myself was picking the actual date of my wedding. We have a handful of out-of-town guests since Chris is originally from Pennsylvania. This essentially confirmed for us that our wedding would have to be on a Saturday in order to give guests a sufficient amount of days in...

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My Wedding Fitness Journey: Week 1

January 1st = New Year, New Me! I finally decided to bite the bullet and kick my butt into gear - it is time to get healthy and fit! The last thing I want to do is look back on my wedding day and wedding pictures and not be happy with how I looked. I was fortunate to get in touch with...

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The Importance of Establishing Your Wedding Budget

Before I could start looking for venues I came up with my budget. When asking Chris about a budget his response was “There is no budget darling. Whatever you want, we will get!” Which I knew to be false! We all need to start with some sort of budget, whether it is $10,000 or $100,000. It is...

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How to Find Inspiration For Your Wedding

Planning your own wedding can easily become overwhelming. I knew I had to start small and complete easier tasks first. I have a very opinionated family which is great, but I was getting pulled in 10 different directions, with 10 different ideas on wedding plans. You don’t have to listen to...

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