wedding mistake

Wedding planning can be stressful, because it requires you to make over one-thousand decisions on a deadline. With so many choices along the way, it’s easy to make a wedding mistake here or there. Brides Magazine pointed out the most common in a recent article: THE 50 MISTAKES BRIDES ALWAYS MAKE The path to “I…

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wedding timeline

Every wedding is different. Most, though, share common elements, so planning a wedding timeline is pretty predictable. You should plan your wedding timeline accordingly. 12 months Budget Guest list Hire wedding planner Select venue Select caterer 11 months Color themes and design Hire the fun and memory maker vendors early, including the entertainment. Remember, popular…

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wedding cake cost

A wedding cake can be a work of art, a gleaming monument to the beauty of your love. Or it can crash and burn, immortalized in YouTube infamy for eternity (see video above). The first question most couples have is: how much does a wedding cake cost? According a survey of 12,000 recently married couples…

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traditional receiving line

It takes about a half hour to move one-hundred of your wedding guests through a traditional receiving line. That’s assuming your line includes the couple and their parents only. Add in the rest of your wedding party and it’ll take forever! Receiving lines matter.  It’s your opportunity to greet your guests and thank them for…

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stupid wedding planning mistakes

True story: A guy was getting married out of state. His fiancé told him he had one responsibility: to get the marriage license. Get ready for stupid wedding planning mistakes #1. 1. Not knowing marriage license requirements This guy knew that the state in which he was getting married had a 5 day waiting period…

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flawless wedding

A flawless wedding is your goal. You want your wedding dreams realized. It probably won’t happen, and yet it is so easy to achieve. Here are the types of snafus that are common at Alabama wedding receptions: • Vendors are disorganized• Timing is off• Your guests get impatient waiting for you to arrive from the…

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fun wedding reception

A fun wedding reception doesn’t just happen, it is planned. It’s not hard to create a fun wedding reception, but it’s also easy to blow it and create a boring affair you’ll lament for years to come. You need to put some irresistible, positive elements in place at the same time that you eliminate the…

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wedding party bus

There’s a couple you may know whose Catholic wedding ceremony was scheduled early afternoon. But the wedding reception didn’t begin until 5:30 PM. What should the wedding party do to kill time between the ceremony and reception? Hire a wedding party bus! This scenario often comes up with couples planning a wedding ceremony in a…

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wedding regrets

Are you engaged? If you scan online wedding literature and social media, you’ll discover some pretty common wedding regrets keep popping up. For example, at a wedding website called “Woman Getting Married,”  the author, Lindsay Goldenberg Jones, said a good DJ company is one of three places worth splurging on: “If I had to spend…

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wedding venue tips

Your wedding venue can make or break the quality of your wedding celebration in ways you may not realize. Having worked with wedding couples for so many years, we offer some super practical wedding venue tips to help your vision align with your reality. This video is a good starting point. We offer more tips…

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