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If you’re anything like me, you hear the word *photos* and instantly clam up. Y’all, there’s a reason you see so little of my face around here….I am a straight cheese when that camera comes out! But with photography being such a core piece of the wedding planning process, we want to make sure you are best prepared for when your photographer says “Smile!”

So today, we’re sitting down with our friend Kymberly Janelle Photography to give us the low-down on engagement photos. So Kymmy, tell us all the things! What they are, what they’re for, and how can our couples make them uniquely ‘theirs’?

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The Complete Guide to Engagement Photos — All Your Questions Answered Here!

Data brokers scour the internet in search of personal information they can resell, and your wedding website could be subject to this threat. Other cyber scammers pursue vendor fraud– posing as fake photographers, florists, or DJs and tricking couples out of their money. While online wedding planning is advantageous, it’s crucial to know and avoid the risks of online vendor fraud. To make sure your wedding day goes off without a hitch, keep reading to learn the do’s and don’ts of wedding websites!

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Wedding Websites – Everything you need to know on how to avoid wedding cyber scams!

Wedding Website Tips

A few weeks ago I posted a question on Insta stories asking what the worst wedding advice you’ve ever heard was, and your answers had me ROLLING. I swear, every time I think we’ve heard it all another new gem surfaces! There’s a lot of bad advice out there on the interwebs, babe. That’s why […]

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The Worst Wedding Planning Advice Ever

With social distancing, new requirements, and the general chaos of life at this point in time, more people than ever are opting for smaller celebrations. Use this guide to decide if a micro wedding is right for you.

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Micro Weddings, Minimonies, and Elopements: Which is Right for You?

Planning a wedding is one of the most enjoyable, stress-free experiences of your life, amirite?! Are you laughing with me right now? Even I got a good chuckle out of that! Or maybe that brought a few tears to your eyes because you feel like wedding planning should be going a lot smoother than it […]

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Wedding Planning Hacks That Will Make Every Bride’s Life Easier

You’ve heard us say it before! Those last few weeks of wedding planning are the most detail heavy of the entire planning process. Tensions are stressing, budget is straining, and then WHAM! You realize you haven’t allotted any tips for your wedding vendors. First things first, let me say this— Tipping is always appreciated, but […]

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Cheat Sheet for Tipping Wedding Vendors

It’s happened! It’s finally happened! The big “Will You?” and you answered “Will Do!” Feeling a little like Michael Scott during a fire drill yet?! Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered babe. If you’re just starting the wedding planning journey, we have tons of information to help you get rolling like, how to create your […]

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How A Wedding Planner Can Help You Find the Perfect Venue

So picture this! You’re right in the eye of the storm of wedding planning when your saving-grace maid of honor says, “Well why don’t you just hire a wedding planner?” For some, this is the lifeline they need! With busy schedules, juggling responsibilities, and overwhelming pressure to plan a perfect dream day, a full or […]

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Wedding Planner

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Wedding Planner

Getting married and buying your first home are arguably two of the most monumental, exciting, and (sometimes) stressful milestones in life. Even moreso when done consecutively or simultaneously! The good news is, there are a ton of similarities between planning and executing a wedding and buying your first home. Today we’ve invited a past lovely […]

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5 First-Home Buying Tips for Newlyweds

Everyone knows what the most fun part of wedding planning is— creating your gift registry! I mean, who wouldn’t love strolling the aisles with babe, scan gun in hand, building the foundation for your new lives together? It truly is an unforgettable memory! One of the first items on your ‘Newly Engaged’ checklist should be […]

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Top 5 Wedding Items to Add to Your Registry

“I just breezed through my wedding day while they took care of literally everything, Rach and Nikki did so much more than I ever expected!”

-Jordan M

“Your words of encouragement and help have made the world of difference in how Carly has handled stresses within the planning process. Thank you for all your hard work!

- Parents of the bride