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The Best Piece of Marriage Advice As Told to Time

When you fall in love, everything is beautiful, young, new, and so full of hope. The glass is perpetually half-full and the possibilities seem endless, and there are no limits to your love. Naturally, we want to take that next step: marriage, a family, forever. But the day-to-day is hard. And life, we hope, is [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Categories: Real Couples, Real Weddings, Uncategorized, Wedding inspiration, Wedding Planning, Wedding Trends, Weddings|

10 Album Design Tips from the Knot

To engaged couples, the Knot quickly becomes a one-stop shop for all things wedding: tips, vendor info, and budgeting tools, to name a few. I found this great article from the Knot experts sharing some of their top tips for designing your own album that they collected from Ira Lippke of Ira Lippke Studios. These [...]

6 Steps For Planning Your Dream Wedding on a Budget

I just stumbled on this article featured on the Huffington Post and thought it had some great tips for anyone currently planning a wedding. Weddings are big business and even the most intimate of affairs can be incredibly costly for those involved. Know that there are ways, however, to plan a beautiful bash on even [...]

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: DIY Wedding, Real Weddings, Wedding inspiration, Wedding Planning|

Top Wedding Planning Tips for Getting Your Groom Involved

So, the ring was purchased and the proposal went off without a hitch. The groom-to-be's job is done, right? Not really. Many brides love wedding planning but there are those who love to share in all of the organizational fun with their partners. I found this great article over on Colin Cowie Weddings, Planning the [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|Categories: Destination Weddings, DIY Wedding, Wedding inspiration, Wedding Planning, Weddings|

8 Fall Engagement Session Styles We Love

Fall is officially here and we are loving every crispy minute of it! In much of the country, Fall summons in the changing of leaves into their bold Autumn coats, soft overcast daylight, and, of course, the scramble for couples to break out their coordinated scarves for engagement photos. We get it. Fall is a [...]

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Engagement Photos, Wedding Photography, Weddings|

10 Fall Wedding Details We Love

Summer has officially drawn to a close, but don't despair - wedding season is still in full swing for those couples who have chosen to have an autumn affair. If you love glowy sunset light, and landscapes bathed in the warm glow of the sun bouncing off of Fall's orchestra of reds, oranges, golds, and [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Wedding Attire, Wedding Decor, Wedding inspiration, Wedding Planning, Wedding Trends, Weddings|

The Ultimate Wedding Checklist

Photo credit: Sam Hurd Photography There is so much to do once you get engaged! Revel in the lovey dovey feelings of impending foreverness, but don't take too long; it's time to get down to business! So, how do you know what to do and when? I've seen a number of checklists in my day, [...]

By | September 16th, 2015|Categories: Wedding Etiquette, Wedding Planning, Weddings|

Meet Photographer Jesus Santos

I've had the pleasure of getting to know a little bit about some very talented photographers from around the country. Today, meet Jesus Santos of Bodas Modernas Photography. Jesus is a Chicago-based photographer who shoots both film and digital photography. Jesus has been shooting professionally for 8 years. He started shooting landscapes but quickly moved [...]

By | September 9th, 2015|Categories: Photographers, Photography, Photography Business, Wedding Photography|

6 Tips For Fighting a Wedding Day Illness

The big day is finally here. The alterations are done, the final vendor payments are all submitted, and those seating assignments are done (yay!), but you feel it. That creepy crawly feeling of dread that comes over you when you know you're getting sick.. Wedding planning is stressful. Even for the most relaxed of us, [...]

By | September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Wedding Planning, Weddings|

8 Ways to Save Money on Your Big Day

Weddings are expensive. Most of us have a budget and it's so easy to get lured away from it when you see the gorgeous gowns, amazing wedding cakes, and incredible venues that could all be yours - for a price. In talking to our brides and grooms, we hear a lot of feedback about how [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Wedding inspiration, Wedding Planning, Weddings|

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