Monthly Archives: December 2011

Rings: Everything You Need to Know About Choosing Wedding Rings

Choosing wedding rings is not always as simple as picking the prettiest ring in a certain price range.  There is a lot to be considered.  Most jewelers will be reputable about the quality of their merchandise but it can be hard to tell for sure if you do not know some basics about rings and
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Katie + John: Sittin’ in a Tree

My byline may still read “Katie Graf,” but it should actually be “Katie Hunt.” On October first, I tied the knot with my sweetie, John! The following is the first (and probably only) self-authored Uniquely You. I will try not to go overboard! John and I met five and a half years ago at N.C.
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Color: Plum and Berry

You might say I’ve had visions of sugar plums dancing through my head, but plum and berry hues are lovely wedding colors for any time of year!  Vary shades of this regal color to give your event a lush monochromatic look or pair it with bright pops of teal or even orange (a popular choice
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Wedding Colors: Planning an Orange/Peach Wedding

Orange is making a bold statement in the world of wedding color schemes.  Peach is a way to tone down the orange wedding and can be used with orange to soften the wedding color palette or in lieu of orange for a more muted and tame color palette. Here are some tips and ideas, which
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my family name is Orchidaceae.

I have no shame in admitting that I am an orchid fanatic, and everyone who knows me can attest to this.  Their striking colors and mesmerizing forms enchant me.  Some argue that orchids represent the largest family of flowering plants on earth, but others argue it is the sunflower family.  Whatever the case really is,
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Honeymoon: Guide to An Inexpensive and Simple Honeymoon

Less couples are taking honeymoons right after the wedding.  Some couples take trips around their one year anniversary instead and others are foregoing the traditional honeymoon altogether. Sometimes the reason is that taking extra time off from work is impossible.  Other times a lack of finances is the issue.  Whatever the reason, here are some
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Babies & Kids: The Big Reveal! Gender Reveal Parties

There is a super sweet new party trend that has emerged in the world of  “expectant parents” and I just LOVE it! It’s called the Gender Reveal Party. Heard of it? If not, you soon will. It is precious. These creative parties are gaining popularity quickly, which doesn’t surprise me in the least. It’s a
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