Monthly Archives: May 2011

Planning: Overcoming Wedding Stress – Part 1

Planning a wedding can be pretty stressful. Most of us have limited time in our already busy schedules and limited funds to spend on a wedding. Often times the stress of the wedding makes an impact on our relationships with our family and friends. When these relationships are already complicated or strained, this can be
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Planning: Creative DIY Wedding Extras – Part 1

Personalization is growing more and more popular for weddings. Brides are always looking for creative touches to make their special day stand out. Here are some great ideas for those fun touches that your guest will remember. The best part is you can make them yourself. Song request cards– Place a few cards at each
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Planning: Tips for a Successful Beach Wedding – Part 4

Beach wedding music and dancing– Most musicians and DJ s will need access to a power source so you will need a place that can provide that nearby as well as some heavy duty, outdoor extension cords. Don’t forget to use loosely filed sand bags or something else to weight down the cord along the
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Planning: Tips for a Successful Beach Wedding – Part 2

Beach wedding attire– If you want a huge detailed dress with a long train a beach wedding isn’t for you. We all know sand gets everywhere when we are on vacation. We have all asked ourselves "How did sand get there?" on the way home from the beach. A dress that doesn’t touch the floor
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Wedding Ideas: Wedding Receptions from A to Z – Part 1 (A to G)

More and more engaged couples are choosing nontraditional locations for their wedding receptions.  Wedding reception locations are no longer limited to ballrooms and formal reception halls.  Here is an A to Z list of suggested locations for your wedding ceremony or reception.  Think about the ambiance you want at your wedding reception and how you
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Planning: Tips for a Successful Beach Wedding – Part 1

Beach weddings can be absolutely stunning when done correctly. There are so many simple mistakes that can detract from the day, from not planning on the places sand can get, to planning the ceremony at the wrong time of day where everyone is blinded by the sun instead of the bride’s beauty. Here are the
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Reception: Snack Mix Buffet – Part 2

Then you will want to decide on what types of mix ins to offer. Several choices of several flavor combinations should be provided. Make sure you offer sweets such as different types of candies and candy coated goodies. Think about M&M’s, chocolate covered raisins, and butterscotch chips for sweets. Salty treats are a must as
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Reception: Snack Mix Buffet – Part 1

Candy buffets have been popular for some time now. And while they have certainly not worn out there welcome, there is a new "treat buffet" making it’s debut at parties and receptions alike. This new do it yourself treat bar is the snack mix bar. You may think at first that this sounds like a
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Uncategorized: How Much Will It Cost to Mail My Wedding Invitation?

With the recent USPS postage rate increase, we’ve been getting quite a few questions from brides trying to determine how to calculate wedding invitation postage. Determining postage for your wedding invitations is a bit tricky. Wedding invitations can vary widely with different weights and sizes of papers used. This means that each wedding invitation is
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