Money-Smart Wedding Planning

10 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY WHEN PLANNING YOUR SPECIAL DAY! When planning your wedding, remember that you are starting your life with the one you love. And it is important to get that life started on the right foot! That means having a special wedding day but also keeping the life ahead of you in mind. You don’t want to come home from your … [Read more...]

The Secret to Writing Great Wedding Vows

Are you and your fiance planning on writing your own wedding vows? Are you totally lost? Read below to find out how to write memorable vows for your special day! … [Read more...]

Create a Sand Ceremony for Your Wedding

In recent years, the sand ceremony has come to replace the more traditional unity candle ceremony during the wedding service. Originally, during sand ceremonies the bride and groom would toss handfuls of sand together into the wind. The concept was that the sand was now combined and unable to be separated, symbolizing unity and eternity. Today, … [Read more...]

A Winter Wonderland

So many "something blues" in this winter wedding theme! COLORS: Wintery blues and silver. Let the winter season be your guide in choosing the right blues and silver.    FLOWERS: Hydrangeas in white & various shades of blue. Your bouquet can include white and light blue flowers while your bridesmaids' bouquets incorporate darker blue … [Read more...]

Who needs something blue?

Wedding season is coming soon! Do you have your something blue? Here are some "hot items" we found at  AmericanBridal.com. Blue Keri Earrings: If you want a subtle but fashionable "something blue," these charming earrings are a great choice! Blue Leilani Pearl Necklace: Pearls are in! And if you are looking for something more fashion-forward than … [Read more...]

How to Personalize your Wedding Day

Don't let your wedding be just like any other. Below are 6 ways of putting your own personal touch on your special day. Create a picture slideshow for your wedding reception! Nothing looks as fancy and personalized than a video of you and your soon-to-be hubby over the years. It can start with baby pictures then include pictures of the two of … [Read more...]

How to Budget for a $10,000 Wedding!

Here is a sample budget for an average priced wedding! Budget: $10,000 Ceremony venue: $300 Reception venue: $800 Officiant: $100 Florist: $700 Caterer/Food: $1500 DJ: $800 Wedding dress & alterations: $700 Suit/Tux: 150 Bride & Groom Accessories: $400 Cake: $200 Photographer: $1000 Videographer: … [Read more...]

First Dance Question

Dear Tinka, My fiancé and I can’t decide on a first dance song. He wants “You and Me” by Lifehouse, and I want “You Had Me From Hello” by Kenny Chesney. We have been arguing about this since we started planning our wedding in October, and neither of us is budging. I like “You and Me,” but for some reason, I just picture us dancing to “You Had Me … [Read more...]

Why Should I Hire A Wedding Videographer?

TOP 5 REASONS WHY YOU NEED A WEDDING VIDEOGRAPHER! by Guest blogger Mark Goebel (atlweddingvideography.com) The video quality of a DVD never fades over time. It used to be that couples would have their weddings filmed on VHS tapes and only be able to enjoy them for a few years before the integrity of the tape began to fade. Now, you can rest … [Read more...]

Are you wearing your hair up or down?

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