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ATTN: Read Before Booking Your Wedding Vendors   You probably already know that not all wedding vendors are created equal, but did you know that not all vendor REFERRALS should be created equal either? A vendor referral means that a vendor you have already booked sends you a list of their preferred vendors or professionals […]

Wedding Planning

November 21, 2019

ATTN: Read Before Booking Your Wedding Vendors

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Using Instagram to Find Your Wedding Vendors   Did you know that Instagram is actually a great way to find your wedding vendors in this modern wedding world?! There are a lot of new, amazing vendors who are making waves on Instagram but aren’t necessarily coming up first on Google.   Venues, Photographers & Planners […]

Wedding Planning

October 22, 2019

The Unexpected Way to Find Your Wedding Vendors

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4 Reasons to Invite Less Than 100 Wedding Guests   If you’re beginning the wedding planning process, you’ve probably already started imagining the guests you’ll invite. Many couples assume that everyone invites 150-300 guests to their wedding & simply follow suite. However, there are some pretty solid reasons for why having less than 100 guests at your […]

Wedding Planning

October 15, 2019

4 Reasons to Invite Less Than 100 Wedding Guests

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#1 Thing Ruining Couple’s Wedding Experience   Did you guess it? It might not be what you think…   …it’s inviting too many people! Here’s why..   More Guests = More Money This one is obvious, but the more guests you invite the more money you’ll spend on each guest. Couple’s tend to find themselves […]

Wedding Planning

October 8, 2019

#1 Thing Ruining Couple’s Wedding Experience

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3 Things Wedding Planners Do That You Don’t Realize   #1: Keep Stressful Questions Away From You There are a lot of people involved in making your wedding day amazing. These people will all have questions such as “Where should I put my stuff?” “Where should I park?” “Is it okay if___”, etc.   Someone on your wedding day will […]

Wedding Planning

September 19, 2019

3 Things Wedding Planners Do That You Don’t Realize

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5 Reasons You Should Consider a Winter Wedding   If you haven’t yet considered having a winter wedding, you should! Winter weddings take place between December – February. Some couples automatically rule out these months because they assume most people get married during the Spring or Fall, however, there are many benefits to getting married during one […]

Wedding Planning

September 17, 2019

5 Reasons You Should Consider a Winter Wedding

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Your ceremony has ended and you are officially husband & wife! Now it’s time for your first dance as a married couple. For some, this is a moment they’ll enjoy, but don’t really care about the photos. For others, you know this moment will be sweet and memorable. You’re looking forward to seeing these candids […]

Wedding Planning

September 16, 2019

3 Ways You May Ruin Your First Dance Photos

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Why Wedding Exits are Dead     If you’re new here, I’ll start by explaining what I mean by “wedding exits”. This is any “officially” planned exit from the reception of your wedding! You may be thinking… wait… everyone does official wedding exits, right?!   Nope.   & they’re quickly becoming a thing of the past (and […]

Wedding Planning

August 16, 2019

Why Wedding Exits are Dead

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Save Money on Details, Spend on Photography     Okay, you may be thinking I’m a little biased on this one – & you’re right. But for good reason! If you’ve ever scrolled through a wedding blog, you probably noticed the HUGE amount of pretty detail photos? Maybe you subconsciously started to think, “I really […]

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April 25, 2019

Save on Details, Spend on Photography

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FIRST LOOK: FOR THE GROOM Starting the Conversation After three weddings in a row with first looks, I am even more convinced they are a great choice for everyone! If your groom doesn’t feel comfortable with a first look, send him this link. He might be surprised! Hey Groom! I’m going to speak specifically to the grooms […]

Wedding Planning

April 18, 2019

First Look: For the Groom

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HOW FAKE EXITS GIVE YOU BETTER PORTRAITS   You may be wondering how a fake exit at your wedding would contribute to your portraits? Did you know finding your wedding photographer is only half the battle to having great wedding images? A great wedding photographer can turn almost any situation into something wonderful! Can you […]

Wedding Planning

April 9, 2019

How Fake Wedding Exit = Better Portraits

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3 Biggest Time Suckers on Wedding Days & how to avoid them     You are dreaming of all the special moments on your wedding day; trying to plan the best you know how to make them all happen! While “Pinterest-ing” timelines can help, there are always a few moments of the day that tend to take […]

Wedding Planning

January 17, 2019

3 Biggest Time Suckers on Wedding Days

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  Sparkler exits have been all the rage & for good reason – they add beautiful light to your photos!   But, there’s a new trend in town that I think is an upgrade from Sparkler Exits!!   The PROBLEM with Sparkler Exits   There are a lot of good reasons to do sparkler exits, but there are […]

Wedding Planning

January 15, 2019

Ceremony Exit = The New Sparkler Exit

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