Brianna and Nick Part 3: Icing on the Metaphorical Cake

In case you didn’t know, there’s a global pandemic going on. Thanks to COVID-19, life looks a little different right now with businesses closed and toilet paper nowhere to be found. There is an element of uncertainty in the air right now, and that holds true for anyone planning a wedding in 2020. Our Couple of the Year Brianna and Nick are doing their best to remain positive through it all while being proactive (hello back update) and focusing on what matters. A wedding day isn’t about a party or a big guest list, it’s about your love. When you focus on love, everything else fades.

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Brianna and Nick Part 2: The Groom’s Side of Getting Engaged

How often do you hear the groom’s side of the pre-engagement story? For most of us, the focus is on the ring and beyond but a lot of time and planning goes into just putting the ring on the finger! Today we get to hear from our groom of the year, Nick! He shares exactly how he choose the perfect ring and even gives some helpful tips for choosing the perfect piece!
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Brianna and Nick Part 1: Venues, Vendors, & The Honeymoon

Get to know our 2020 Couple of the Year with their first blog post! Each month (ish) we’ll have a new post from Brianna and Nick helping us follow their wedding planning journey through everything from the venue, choosing vendors, the fun stuff like the tasting, to the tough decisions like guest lists and whether or not to hire a coordinator. Check back each month for a new chapter of their wedding diary!

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Meet Our Couple of the Year 2020: Brianna and Nick

It’s time to introduce our second Couple of the Year! Last year we followed Jacqueline and Jared as they planned their Blithewold Mansion and Gardens wedding and this year we are so pleased to introduce you our readers to our 2020 Couple of the Year Brianna & Nick!

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2020 Couple of the Year Applications Open NOW!

2020 is just around the corner. Our 2019 Couple of the Year Jacqueline and Jared said “I Do” last weekend and though they’re not done just yet (stay tuned for all their photos and thoughts about what the big day is really like) we are ready to think about what’s next!

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Jacqueline and Jared Part 8: The Wedding Week

The week is finally here! Jacqueline and Jared get married in just 3 days!! Ever wonder what goes through a bride’s brain the week of her wedding? Jacqueline can tell you herself in this latest installment of our 2019 Couple of the Year series. Continue reading

Jacquline and Jared Part 7: When You Wish You Had a Wedding Planner

We are getting SO close to Jacqueline and Jared’s wedding! As our Couple of the Year, we’ve been following these love birds as they’ve planned every detail of their wedding from engagement parties and initial venue visits, to dress shopping, flowers, and the stress of guest lists. With their big day under a month away, the final countdown is on!

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Jacqueline and Jared Part 6: Finding THE Dress

Our Couple of the Year Jacqueline and Jared are getting married in just 64 days!! While the final planning is happening, it’s time to look back at when Jacquline found her dream dress, in a totally unexpected way!

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Jacqueline and Jared Part 4: Budgets and Support Systems

It’s our favorite time of the week… it’s time for another installment of our Couple of the Year series with Jacqueline and Jared! In today’s blog post our newlyweds are talking about two of the most important pieces of wedding planning, budgets and support systems. This is a post you’re definitely going to want to read…

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Jacqueline & Jared Part 3: Choosing the Venue

Jacqueline and Jared have shared about the overseas proposal, festive engagement party, and starting to take the guest list plunge, but today they’re covering an even bigger topic: choosing the perfect venue! Turns out when expectation meets budget reality, those venue dreams can still come true. Continue reading