Throw a Fall-Themed Party!

September 26, 2018

Autumn is here, at last! Cool days, crisp nights, newly fallen leaves, wearing sweaters and boots… It’s no wonder fall is many people’s favorite time of year. Why not celebrate this fantastic season with fall-themed party? Here are some ideas: Wine and Cheese Party Easy and elegant, a wine and cheese party is a great way […]

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Choosing Music for Your Wedding Ceremony

September 10, 2018

You have probably spent a lot of time thinking and planning all the details of your wedding, down to the last bit of greenery in your bouquet. But have you planned your wedding ceremony music? If you haven’t, don’t leave it to the last minute! Thoughtfully-chosen music can make all the difference in your ceremony. […]

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Our Favorite Wedding Favors

August 22, 2018

Shine a Little Light Candles are a go-to favor for good reason: everyone loves a good scented candle. Select your favorite scents — maybe scents that complement the flowers in your bouquet — and let guests choose take home the one they like best. Favors as Props Some couples like to give wedding favors that […]

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Featured Vendor: Bella’s Bridal

August 10, 2018

Brides love Bella’s! This chic boutique in Hoover caters to brides and bridesmaids (and the current reigning Miss Alabama!) with personalized attention and a stunning selection of gowns. With over 1200 bridal gowns from 20 different lines, finding a gown won’t be an issue. Choosing from among the beautiful styles might be, though! Bella’s also […]

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Groom’s Attire Tips

July 19, 2018

As a savvy modern groom, you know your wedding day is about a lot more than just putting on a suit and showing up. You want to look your best and showcase your personality while complementing the rest of the wedding party. We have some tips to help you select your best wedding day look. […]

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6 Unexpected Wedding Expenses You Should Budget For

July 6, 2018

You’ve made your budget and checked it twice, now you have to stick to it! But watch out — you may not have considered some hidden costs that could sink your budget. Here are six of the most common unexpected wedding costs couples overlook. Postage Square, oversized, or bulky invitations can cost up to $2 […]

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Effortless Summer Party Tips

June 28, 2018

Summer is a perfect time to host a party at your place — it’s a more relaxed time of year, the kids are out of school, and the dress code is easy and fabulous. Whether you’re hosting a barbecue, backyard shrimp boil, ice cream party, or just cocktails with the girls, we’ve got tips to […]

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Summer Outdoor Wedding Survival Tips

June 5, 2018

Summer in the south is HOT — it’s also really beautiful, so it doesn’t stop savvy brides from their outdoor wedding dreams. Help your bridal party and guests stay cool and comfortable as you say your vows with these tips: Sunglasses Place a basket with a variety of discount store sunglasses to help guests shade […]

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Should You Take a Mini-Moon?

May 21, 2018

A honeymoon is fantastic; it’s a romantic getaway with your spouse for two weeks of bliss. But what if your circumstances don’t allow for an extended trip? Here are three reasons to consider taking a mini-moon instead of a honeymoon: Budget Honeymoons, particularly those of the two-week, all-inclusive variety, are expensive. This is a once-in-a-lifetime […]

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5 of Our Favorite Wedding Destinations

May 8, 2018

Many brides dream of a romantic wedding in a far-flung locale. Destination weddings need about a year to plan, so here are our five favorite destination wedding spots — start planning now! MEXICO Why we love it: Our neighbor to the south is known for its hospitality, beauty, and great prices. Los Cabos and Riviera […]

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