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Creative Ideas for Your Winter Wedding!

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Winter. It’s the season for freezing temperatures, bulky clothing, treacherous driving conditions, short days, long nights…and weddings. Weddings? Really? Of course! Don’t forgot, it’s also the season of cozy evenings in front of a roaring fire with your favorite drink in hand and the person of your dreams snuggled in beside you. In short, it’s a time for romance, so why wouldn’t it be the ideal time for a wedding? Think about all of the possibilities:

Unique venues

In addition to a traditional church wedding that many brides prefer, there are other venues that lend themselves to a winter wedding:

Planning Your Wedding During a Holiday Weekend? Consider This…

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So, you’ve decided that your wedding will be held on the same weekend as a major holiday. Good for you! There are advantages to doing that, not the least of which is you have given yourself a built-in theme around which to plan it—if you choose to go in that direction. Another plus is that your working guests will probably have a day off from their jobs, which means extra time for them to travel or one more day to recover from the celebration.

Five Ideas to Make Your Wedding Unique

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You’re engaged. Congratulations! Now the fun begins…planning your wedding! You’ve already been to your share of run-of-the-mill weddings, and you want to avoid treading that familiar ground. No worries. There are certain elements that are common to most weddings, but who says you can’t shake things up a bit and add a special touch to your event? Her are five ideas:

Unusual Musical Instruments

Transportation on Your Wedding Day

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One of the frequently missed details of a wedding is transportation for the wedding party. It isn’t as fun as picking out your dress or the cake, but it is an important part of your wedding.

Before you even think about picking a vehicle, here are a few questions you need to ask yourself:

Is planning your Wedding Stressing you out? Event planners to the rescue!

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Here are 3 facts about weddings:

  1. Weddings can be expensive
  2. They can be stressful
  3. There are many details to consider

It’s for the first reason – the expense - that many couples decide to forgo the expense of a wedding planner, and it’s for the second and third reason that we encourage you to reconsider that decision.  Hiring a wedding planner may seem like an unnecessary expense. But ask yourself this: “How many weddings have I planned?”

Your Guide to the Perfect Proposal

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Are you searching for the perfect way to propose to that special someone? We all know that the right proposal is romantic, tender, personal, and expressive, but all of that is easier said than done. A recent survey revealed what women really want in a proposal, taking the guesswork out of it. Guys, here's how to nail that proposal.

1. Use the Element of Surprise

Everyone loves to be pleasantly surprised, and never more so than on their engagement day. Keep your plan a surprise and watch the joy on your honey's face as you get down one knee. Only four percent of women surveyed said that the "surprise factor" wasn't important, and 90% said they wanted nothing to do with the engagement planning.

2 Things you Don’t Want to Scrimp on for your Wedding

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Most of us don’t have a wedding budget like Prince William and Kate Middleton, who reportedly spent $34 million on their wedding – including a whopping $800,000 on flowers, $150,000 on food, and $60,000 on champagne. Your budget may be just a wee bit tighter than that, so while you’re planning the wedding, you’ll probably find yourself setting priorities, making choices, and looking for ways to save money.

Your Complete Wedding-Day Timeline

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Want to know a secret? A stress-free wedding day starts with a detailed itinerary with plenty of flex-time built in! There's a lot to fit in on your big day, so make sure you have time for every activity with this comprehensive guide. Here are a few educated estimates for how long to give each wedding day activity.

Getting Ready

The hustle and bustle of getting ready is one of the best parts of the wedding day!

Bride's makeup is a good place to start. Give a good 45-60 minutes to get this perfect.

Your Essential Honeymoon Planning Checklist

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There is so much to plan when you get engaged–the cake, the flowers, the dress, the photographer–the list seems endless! But one thing that may not be on your radar just yet is the honeymoon. We know you're overwhelmed, but don't skimp on planning your honeymoon. A well-planned honeymoon will be just the break you and your partner need after all the crazy wedding planning, and you'll look back at this happy time for years to come.

Your Guide to Falling in Love (With Your Wedding Caterer)

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You've found true love, so you hear wedding bells. But have you found true catering love, yet?

The thing is, choosing your caterer is a lot like choosing your lifelong partner. You need to have a mutual understanding, things in common, and good communication. Here's how to find true love–with your wedding caterer.

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