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A WEDDING PLANNER’S PERSPECTIVEWhy Are Weddings So Expensive?PART ONE Oh, budget. Pretty much everyone’s least favorite topic. But, pretty much one of the most important foundations to planning a wedding. The problem is, you probably don’t understand: a.) Precisely what goes into a wedding budget. And  b.) The actual reasons why weddings are so expensive. […]

Why Are Weddings So Expensive?

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The minute you get engaged, social media inundates you with images of weddings and what you “should” strive to create. And while looking at all of the pretty pictures on Instagram and Pinterest can be fun and inspiring, it can also be overwhelming and downright frustrating at times.  What are you supposed to do with […]

3 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding

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One of the beautiful things about planning a wedding in the modern age is so many possibilities. In the past, most couples stuck with a traditional wedding style. Everything was planned just so-so and had to fit into a template. And while traditional elements can be gorgeous (and necessary at times), I believe a healthy […]

Top 5 Reasons You Should Host A Retreat Style Wedding

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So you are thinking about hiring a wedding planner? I am guessing you landed here either 1. Because your my mom (thanks for reading mom!) OR 2. Because you have very little clue as to what the heck a wedding planner does and whether you really need one. Good news, I am here to tell you […]

Do I need a wedding planner?

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5 topics to discuss when you are just starting to plan your wedding!   First of all, if you’re here and recently engaged, let me say, congratulations! You did it, you are now officially engaged and planning a wedding!    The engagement period is amazing, everyone is excited and congratulating you but then…BOOM,  questions come […]

Five topics to discuss when you get started planning your wedding

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How to Handle Save The Dates and Invitations for 2021 Weddings That May Be Affected by COVID.  While so many couples had to deal with the uncertainty of how COVID would effect their weddings in 2020 the disappointing news for couples planning a wedding (or postponed to) 2021 is that COVID is still affecting the […]

How to handle Save The Dates and Invitations for 2021 weddings that may be affected by COVID

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Unpopular opinions from a seasoned wedding planner You haven’t planned a wedding before. Chances are you probably haven’t planned any big parties before where there were a lot of emotions, opinions, and investments of large chucks of money. For many couples the expense of a wedding is the first time they have ever spent a […]

Unpopular Opinions about Planning a Wedding

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A budget is fundamental to successfully planning a wedding, here are some tips to get a clear budget established and on the path to happily married!   Hi there, it is time to continue with part two of our short blog series on planning a wedding by discussing everyone’s least favorite part of any event […]

Plan a Wedding like a Pro Part 2 – Creating a Stellar Budget

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 7 Myths about Wedding Planning Okay I am going to say it – The entire wedding industry is surrounded by myths, half truths, and misconceptions. Yes, while planning a wedding you have a ton of important decisions to make and plenty of people offering unsolicited advice. But as a whole, the planning process and the […]

7 Myths about planning a wedding

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Wedding Toasts Dos and Don’ts! I have seen a lot of different wedding toasts, some are good, some are bad, some bring me to tears, others make me cringe. I thought I would share a little helpful information for those giving the toasts because I know from experience how hard it is to give a […]

Dos and Don’ts of Wedding Toasts

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