It’s incredibly easy to go over budget with weddings if you are not aware of all the items you need to account for. There are many little things that will pop up over the course of planning so it’s important to have a buffer just in case. I’ve learned to always err on the high … Continue reading Don’t Forget to Tip!
Now that we are less than 7 weeks out, it seems wedding is on the mind 24/7. This past weekend my cousin and best friend came over to tackle several items on the to-do list. DIY decorations was top on that list. Besides saving money, one of my biggest priorities was to not have a … Continue reading A Day of DIY
Remember back to those blocks and my Sunday tradition? If not, go back and read my first blog post here. I talked about how the blocks were double sided and on one side it counts down the weeks until the wedding date and if you flipped it to the other side, it starts counting down … Continue reading T-Minus Two Months, Let’s Go!!
My first dress fitting was this past week and all I have to say is that I was feeling a lot of emotions. Overwhelmed, excited, nervous and to sum it all up…eeek! That counts as an emotion, right? It’s all starting to come together and finally feel real. Last year I went for my first … Continue reading First Dress Fitting
This wedding tradition is linked to a rhyme that originated in England during the Victorian Era. The original rhyme “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence in her shoe” symbolized luck for the new bride. Each part of the “something” was given to the bride before her wedding day in hopes … Continue reading Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue
Last year Brandon and I went to Men’s Warehouse and designed him a custom-made suit for the wedding. We both really liked the blue suits compared to navy and since we figured he could get a lot of future use out of the suit we decided to go that route rather than a tux. He … Continue reading Securing the Groomsmen Attire
Bridal bouquets can range anywhere from $60-$1,000 depending on the area they are purchased, the number of flowers used, as well as the types of florals. According to brides.com, the average bridal bouquet is $250 which can be quite a hefty price to pay for something you may carry around for an hour. Covid has … Continue reading To Throw Away or to Repurpose
Let’s talk about the continuous pressure to spend money on the bridal party. Starting with Instagram and Facebook, I’d always see postings of these lavish gift baskets brides would give to their potential bridal party asking them if they would be a part of their big day. So of course, when it was my turn … Continue reading Gift Guilt
One of the biggest challenges I have faced throughout this entire wedding process is finding a white outfit. This search is actually not even for my wedding dress. That process was fairly simple. The white outfit I am in need of is for my rehearsal dinner and I have been on the hunt for months. … Continue reading White Dresses Galore
Last week we chatted about getting organized in planning for the big day. Honestly it was perfect timing as this week Brandon, and I had our detailed timeline meeting with our coordinator! We chose a month of coordinator which means 30 days prior to the wedding date they will take over all vendor communication. However, … Continue reading The Wedding Day Timeline
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