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Wedding registry checklist: How to get the most value

On February 19, 2013

Walking around a store scanning items you want and don’t have to pay for is heaven. Registering for a wedding is a blast. You imagine what your kitchen will look like as a married couple. The nice dishes and gadgets. Here’s a wedding checklist to get the most value from your registry. Best store for wedding registry Your wedding registry…

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Fashion trend: rent a dress for a wedding or event

On February 5, 2013

How many times have you gone shopping when you had an event or wedding to attend? The damage is often $75-100+ just for that one event. You might wear that dress a few more times, but not too much fearing someone will see you in the same dress at a future event. For men who are shaking their heads, let…

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Finding the right bridesmaid dress on a budget

On February 4, 2013

Looking for bridesmaid dresses was one of the more challenging tasks of planning my wedding. All my bridesmaids live out of town and I wanted a dress that would fit everyone’s body style. I had to accomplish that without ever seeing the dress on them prior to my wedding day. I wanted a light dress because the wedding was on…

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Creating a wedding website

On January 30, 2013

When you’re planning a wedding, you don’t realize you’ll also be the travel coordinator for all your guests. We had a destination wedding so we heard more questions than perhaps the average bride having a wedding in town, but be prepared for constant questions about the arrangements. That’s why I highly suggest you put together a website so guests can…

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Planning a wedding on a budget

On January 22, 2013

January is the start of wedding season because so many people get engaged over the holidays. This is the month couples begin the planning, attend bridal shows and visit venues. That was my fiance and I ┬álast year, only we weren’t visiting any venues because we had a destination wedding. I learned two things: it’s possible to plan a wedding…

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Wedding decorations on a budget

On November 14, 2012

Decorations and centerpieces for a wedding can get really expensive, but they really make a difference. I think decorations spice up a room. Most venues are a little plain. Sometimes there are no windows and the carpeting is dark. Decorations and bright centerpieces will add some pizzaz, and you can do it without breaking the bank. Our venue had windows…