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Hi there! Welcome to the J & J Blog. A place for pretty things and wedding tips.

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Jordan & Justin Saturday, December 28, 2019Empire MillsMadison, GA Our Planning Time Together Jordan and I started planning together 6 weeks before the wedding. Our 6 weeks together was even more special because we actually went to college together at Georgia College & State University! It was so fun to get to not only help […]

Jordan & Justin 12.28.19

Mar 23, 2020

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Okay, I know January is typically the month of setting goals, but honestly, we took some much-needed time off in January, so guess what? Now we’re talking goals in February/almost March. Today I want to do a little “year in review” for 2019 and talk about what goals we have set for 2020! Goal setting […]

J & J Year-in-Review & 2020 Goals

Feb 27, 2020

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Siera & Boone Saturday, November 2, 2019Hyatt Regency Grand CypressOrlando, FL Their Story A few years ago, Siera & Boone were both geology students at the University of Alabama. They had a lot of classes together, but really started to click when they were in geochemistry together. They continued to hang out as friends for […]

Siera & Boone- 11.2.19

Jan 4, 2020

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Why are wedding vendors so expensive? Once you start wedding planning, the first thing you’ll want to do is start looking at vendor options. You’ll look at photographers, videographers, planners, venues- all the things. But you’ll soon figure out that these vendors are not cheap. And when this realization hits you, you may be a […]

Why are Wedding Vendors so Expensive?

Dec 18, 2019

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Brittany & Shane Saturday, June 29, 2019Bass Lake FarmsCulbert, Georgia Their Story Brittany and Shane first met at a party that Brittany’s brother was hosting a few years ago. After their first date at Andretti’s where they raced go karts, they pretty much knew this was it. In April 2019, Shane popped the question and […]

Brittany & Shane – 6.29.19

Dec 16, 2019

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Okay, who here thought acne would go away once you became an adult? This was something I believed to my core and sincerely prayed for as a teen. Once day, when I turned into an “adult” my skin would magically become as clear and luminous as the movie stars. Guess what? This DIDN’T happen. And […]

How to Prep Acne-Prone Skin for your Wedding Day

Dec 3, 2019

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Making sure your wedding bar runs smoothly is not an easy task, especially if your venue does not provide the service in-house. I mean, unless you are a professional bartender, most of us have not planned out the logistics for serving 100+ people drinks in a sophisticated and smooth way. So here are tips, tricks, […]

8 Tips for Planning the Perfect Wedding Bar!

Nov 6, 2019

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Giuliana & Nico Sunday, September 15, 2019Thompson House & GardensBogart, GA Their Story Giuliana & Nico: Where do I even start with this couple? First off, they are two of the kindest people I’ve worked with, second, their wedding colors, their family, their friends, even their other vendors were simply delightful. Seriously, this wedding was […]

Giuliana & Nico- 9.15.19

Oct 29, 2019

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Wedding RSVP List 101 Keeping a handle on guest lists and RSVP’s is one of the most popular topics I chat with my brides about. We are constantly talking about delinquent RSVP cards, potential wedding crashers, and family members not understanding that you can’t invite every person you’ve ever met. I mean, venues do have […]

5 Tips to Controlling your Wedding RSVP List

Oct 2, 2019

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Happy Birthday Jackson & June Events! In honor of Jackson & June Events turning 1 last week (yes, I missed my own business’s anniversary- that’s how crazy of a week it was), I want to tell you guys a little bit about where we’ve been and where we’re going. So let’s start from the beginning… […]

Happy Birthday Jackson & June Events! Celebrating Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going

Sep 23, 2019

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