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How To Handle Stage Fright On Your Wedding Day

Walking down the aisle surrounded by your friends and family is such a happy occasion, but thinking about it can cause anxiety. I didn’t take much time to imagine about how I’d feel walking down the aisle.  I think I accepted early on that it was going to happen. But I can clearly recall feeling

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Vintage Milk Glass Wedding At Grand Isle Lake House

This year I’ve got 2 super cool milk glass fanatic couples and Nicole and Jay’s wedding at Grand Isle Lake House is the first I get to show off to you. I absolutely adore their vintage inspired feeling and the gardeny style of the bride’s bouquet.  You’ll find roses, ranunculus, rosemary, freesia, bunny grass, lavender

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Great Gift For Grooms

Grooms sometimes require input and assistance on proper wedding attire that both represents their personal style and stays in step with the overall feeling of the wedding.  A tux can be too formal and khakis can be too casual, so finding the right balance to let you feel like yourself is essential.  Adding a personal

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How To Wear A Boutonniere

I was looking through photos on a wedding blog the other day and noticed that the groom’s boutonniere was pinned to the wrong side of his suit! So….here’s a quickie for ya on how to wear a boutonniere… Most importantly the boutonniere gets pinned to the left side of the lapel of a man’s suit.

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Wedding Anniversary Traditions

My 2010 couples have started to celebrate their first wedding anniversaries which got me thinking about a friend of mine who’s been married for over 30 years and has a pretty sweet anniversary tradition.  Each year she and her husband share a bottle of champagne, then they save the bottle and write a label describing

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Pre-Wedding Day Pep Talk

For all my beautiful couples who are having some pre-wedding day stress here’s a pep talk for ya. &nbsp

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What Marriage Means to Me

In a week where I’ve read the words fairytale wedding and princess more times than I can possibly count I started thinking about what being married really means. The other night I was dishing leftovers into a tupperware while my husband watched a basketball game and as I glanced over and noticed his eyelids were closed with the remote firmly in hand I

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A Note On Wedding Inspiration

Wedding magazines often refer to “brides who have been dreaming of their wedding day since they were a little girl”, but what about the brides (and grooms!) who have not spent 20+ years planning their wedding?  How are they going to pull together a wedding in 12 months or less when everyone else has had so much more time to

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Boutonnieres and Corsages–Who get’s them?

Most wedding flower decisions are pretty straight forward–a bouquet for the bride and her attendants, flowers for the ceremony, centerpieces on the tables, but personal flowers such as boutonnieres and corsages tend to be more of a personal choice. Every now and again I’ll come across a couple who opts to skip boutonnieres for the groom

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Grooms Do

As the groom it can sometimes be hard to figure out how to fit in to the whole planning gig.  Some grooms are more interested than others of course, so I don’t want to generalize, but it is commonly assumed that the bride will be taking the lead in planning.  I think finding ways to express

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