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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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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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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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Strategic Planning for the Newly Engaged That sounds like a college elective or something… Now that the post-proposal excitement has settled, are you nervous about getting started with wedding planning? Maybe you even feel like you’re standing in front of Mt. Everest and have no idea how to even attempt to get started climbing? If […]

The Newly Engaged’s Strategy to Tackle Wedding Planning HEAD ON

Aug 30, 2019

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Wedding Coordinator vs. Wedding Planner? So you’re engaged. You have a ring, a fiancé, and maybe even a venue and a date. But now what? Do you hire a wedding planner to do the rest for you? Or wait until later and hire a coordinator? And how do you know which one is best for […]

Wedding Coordinator vs. Wedding Planner: Which One is Right for You?

Aug 14, 2019

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Cocktail Hour 101: Why They’re Essential & How to make yours A-mazing I feel like cocktail hour gets the least amount of love in the wedding world. I mean some couples don’t even want to have one, and honestly, I totally get it. Couples don’t want their guests to have to wait to eat dinner […]

Cocktail Hour 101: Why They’re Essential & How to make yours A-mazing

Jul 24, 2019

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How to be a *good* Groom 101: The 7 Areas your Input is Needed Written by: Alex Kesner So, you’ve just proposed to your lady, and she said yes. Congrats! To be honest, the hard parts over for you. You celebrate with family and friends, maybe pop a few bottles of champagne here and there, […]

How to Be a *good* Groom 101: The 7 Areas your Input is Needed

Jun 24, 2019

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If you’ve already hired a wedding coordinator, you are one smart cookie. Wedding Coordinators are life-savers and give you the freedom to actually enjoy your wedding (check out 6 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Coordinator TODAY to hear exactly how beneficial coordinators are). But now that you’ve hired your coordinator, your sessions with don’t start […]

The Inside Scoop on Wedding Coordinators & The Ultimate Tools to use alongside Them!

Jun 19, 2019

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This is a topic that a bride has recently requested and I’m SO glad she did! Rehearsal Dinners are my fave, but I know it is sometimes a sticking point in wedding planning. So let’s jump right into planning your rehearsal dinner! 6 Tips to Plan the most Memorable Rehearsal Dinner Ever! #1: Guest List […]

6 Tips to Plan the most Memorable Rehearsal Dinner Ever!

May 22, 2019

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Do you have a full-time job? Do you have to do things like eat, wash clothes, and clean your house in order to have a functional life? And did you recently take on an additional full-time job by getting engaged? If this is you, I bet you are feeling the stress of, “HOW IN THE […]

5 Stress-Relieving Strategies for the Busy Bride

Apr 8, 2019

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