Five Myths About Hiring a Wedding Planner – Debunked

Hooray! You are engaged and cannot wait to dive in to planning. The Pinterest wedding world is really exciting and the thought of making your own dreams become a reality is even more exciting.

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Deciphering the Traditions for Anniversary Gift Giving

Modern Wedding Anniversary Symbols Interpreted

You’ve probably heard that once upon a time, each anniversary year was assigned a gift theme. Over the years, those themes have been forgotten and some of them have lost their purpose thanks to technology. Our friends at Loyes Diamonds made this handy infographic that explains what was and how those themes can be reinterpreted for modern life. Thanks for sharing Loyes!

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Sorting the Guest List Mess | The Newport Bride

Breaking through the guest list mess

When I first drew up a guest list my side alone had over 200 people and my then fiance’s about the same. We hadn’t even set a date but we had 400 people on the list. Between immediate family, extended family, friends from college, friends from work, amazing neighbors, family friends, parents friends, and childhood friends; the first draft guest list was a little overwhelming. Actually, make that a LOT overwhelming. Breaking through the chaos of a guest list takes patience, humility, and the 10 year test.

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