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Wedding Invitations: Traditional or Digital?

Although not many people send letters to communicate anymore, wedding invitations traditionally have always been printed and mailed. However, more and more bride-to-bes are breaking the mold and going the online route. We’re here to investigate the pros of each option! Whether it’s a holiday card or care package, there’s something about receiving mail that makes you feel special – and it’s no different in this case. Paper materials are nostalgic, sentimental, and personal. In general, they also look more formal. Another thing to consider is that e-vites could...

“I Do” by YOU: Tips on writing your own vows

So you’ve decided to forgo traditional vows and write your own. While this makes the exchange during your ceremony more personal and meaningful, there is more pressure since you’re not just simply reciting. No need to fret–here are things to consider when jotting down your speech! Start by thinking about the qualities you adore most about your fiancé. For this, it’s helpful to take a trip down memory lane. How was your first date? When did you know that this was your forever person? What are you looking forward...

‘Tis the season: Why you should have a holiday party and why you need to plan it now!

With the holidays around the corner comes the rush of filling your social calendar with Friendsgivings and ugly Christmas sweater parties, finding the best deals on Black Friday, and shopping for presents. Before the frenzy begins, it’s important to take a step back and reflect on this year—and what better way to celebrate than a holiday party? Here are reasons why you should organize a festive shindig and why there’s no better time to start then now! Tis the season of warm and intimate gatherings, comforting and hearty meals,...

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Amalfi Coast > Coasters: Why you should consider a honeymoon fund instead of a registry When it comes to wedding gifts, the registry is a long-standing tradition. However, times have changed since your parents exchanged their nuptials. Nowadays, many partners co-habit before they tie the knot so they might already have everything they need. Additionally, many people are opting to live in smaller homes where they are trying to minimize clutter. Something that we can all agree upon though is the need for a vacation. And so here are...

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Fun Ways to Pop the Question to your Bridesmaids

Now that you’ve officially said “yes,” it’s time to propose to your bride tribe! Here are some creative ways to ask your best friends to be by your side. Care package Who doesn’t love getting surprises in the mail? This is especially perfect for your pals that live far away. Send a box filled with goodies such as a frame of your favorite picture together or another memento, and a personal note that says, “Will you be my bridesmaid?” You can also include beauty products, scented candles and anything else...

Beautiful Floral Ideas for Your Quinceanera Celebration

Quinceañera, among many Latinos in the United States, is the name given for the coming-of-age celebration on a girl’s 15th birthday. In modern times, the Quinceañera celebration often is a large party that may include a mariachi band, lots of delicious food, many guests and activities similar to a wedding. Planning for a Quinceañera sometimes takes over a year. Flowers the Life of the Party Throughout theQuinceañeracelebration, it is essential to have colorful flowers that will bring joy, beautiful artistry and sensational aromas to the festivities. Here are some...

Enchanting Winter Wonderland Wedding Décor Ideas

Just the name “Winter Wonderland” evokes visions of glistening white snow, sparkling lights and cheery people bustling about. Having your dream wedding in winter can be a very magical and romantic experience. A Winter Wonderland themed wedding is very trendy, fun and unique. Here’s some exciting décor ideas for you to consider. Winter Wedding Magical Touches Mystical Fairy Tale – Enchanting candlelight with snow accents (use artificial snowflakes), seasonal décor and accents – all add up to romance. Beads and Crystals – Silver, ivory, clear beads and crystals will...

15 Outside of the Box Wedding Gift Ideas for Millennial Couples!!

Sometimes it's hard to think outside the Box when deciding what wedding or engagement gifts to give millennial couples. So we researched some 2019 outside the box, trendy, unique ideas to help you decide. 1) Make Cooking Easier: Couples are looking for anything that makes cooking fast & easy like “The Instant Pot 7-in-1 Multi-Cooker”. This amazing pot can be used as a rice cooker, steamer, slow cooker and more. The Instant Pot has seven appliances in one, with 14 programs to make cooking easy with a streamlined three-quart capacity. Price...

40+ To Dos with Stress Busters for Brides on Their Wedding Week

It’s the week of your wedding and the countdown begins. Your thoughts are racing. Have you thought of everything? The wedding week can be extremely busy and scary at times for the bride, groom and their families. At this stage, everything seems to be set - but you know there’s still so much more to do. You want to chill out and beat the stress but feel you don’t know how it's possible. Well, we’ve added some stress busters to our Bridal to do reminders to help keep you...

5 Worst Wedding Guest Faux Pas to Avoid

1 - NO RSVP The bride and groom are spending tons of cash (and probably some of their parents' cash too) to make sure you have a great time and are well-fed. They need to account for the number of guests for the caterers and the venue space. Just send the pre-paid posted card. Trust us, the happy couple will be so glad you did! 2 - WEARING WHITE This one is pretty classic and kind of unforgivable. If the bride is wearing white, and even if she isn't, just avoid...