Why Hire a Professional Makeup Artist

As you make decisions about your wedding attire, don't forget to think about your face! Wedding pictures will be the memories of your wedding day, so you want to ensure you look flawless.  I recommend that brides consider hiring a professional makeup artist. Why?  I'm glad you asked! :-) 

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Five Tips For Planning Your Wedding In Six Months

You Just got engaged, and you and your future husband want to get married in six months...are you panicked?  No need to have a meltdown...use these tips to help you get it done! 

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Get Informed About Wedding Flowers!

Unless you have a serious green thumb or do a lot of gardening, you may not know much about wedding flowers.  That's ok!  Get informed so you can ask the right questions and know what to expect when you meet with a florist.  Here are a few basic about wedding flowers. We've also included a few pics from our Wedding Bouquet Favorites board...just click here to see more! 

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Real Weddings: Sierra and Gerard - July 22, 2012

Two families became one, and two cultures meshed for the nuptials of Sierra and Gerard.  Gerard was Sierra's prom date in 2005, and their love has grown ever since. Check out their prom picture...what a cute couple! :-) 

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Six Questions to Answer When Planning Your Rehearsal Dinner

Your rehearsal dinner is a special time leading up to your wedding.  There is much excitement in the air, as everyone anticipates your big day.   These are some common questions I am asked by brides about this pre-wedding celebration. 

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Five Tips for Improving Communication With Your Fiance': It's Not That Hard!

It been said that men and women are from two different planets, particularly in the ways we communicate. Men tend to be more matter-of-fact and are concerned about 'what' (i.e., what do you need me to do?), while women tend to be more sensitive and are concerned about 'how' (i.e., how do you feel?). These are generalizations, of course, but how do two people who come from two different perspectives mesh when it comes to communication? These 5 tips are based on my own experiences as a wife and my observations in working with engaged couples. Whether you're married or engaged to be married, the concepts are applicable to you!  

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Real Weddings: Anita and Maurice - May 26, 2012

It was a beautiful day on Clearwater Beach…the first day of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. And it was a great way to for Anita and Maurice (Mo) to start their new lives together. Family and friends traveled from across the country to share in their special day.  

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Wedding Budgeting: Six Tips to Avoid Stress and Debt

Money, money, money! Thoughts of finances can cause us to stress out and lose sleep Investing such large amounts of money, as with a wedding, can cause even more distress. But the time leading up to your wedding is supposed to be a fun and exciting, and not stressful, right? Follow these tips so that wedding budgeting is not a chore, but will help you stay focused on your goal….starting your marriage with little or no wedding debt! 

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What Does a Day-of Coordinator Really Do?

The team “Day-of Coordination” can be a somewhat misleading. Brides who have reached out to us asking about this service are looking for someone to just “pull it all together.” But a wedding coordinator does far more than show up on the day of your wedding, review what’s in your wedding binder, and make things happen! He or she gets involved weeks before your wedding and has a checklist of several things to do BEFORE your big day. Some of these tasks include: 

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