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Agreeing to be a bridesmaid or maid of honour is no small task: depending on the size of the wedding and the bride’s expectations, you may have a lot of pre-wedding and day-of responsibilities or maybe you’ll just have a handful of parties to attend (lucky you). It’s important to be informed before you dive into the role of bridesmaid, so read on to discover everything that might be asked of you if you agree to take on the challenge…. Read more »

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Creating a wedding budget is one of the most stressful aspects of wedding planning. Talking money can leave you feeling frustrated and burned-out just a few weeks into your engagement. To help you navigate this part of the process, we’ve put together some tips for creating your wedding budget without ever threatening to just call the whole thing off and elope. Here are some ideas to help get you started.     Figure out what sort of wedding you want… Read more »

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The time has come and the morning of your wedding day is finally here! How is there somehow STILL so much to be done? To avoid getting lost in the shuffle of the wedding day morning, we’ve streamlined a few tips to help you relax and ENJOY the moments before the day starts.   1. Order breakfast.  Do you and your bridesmaids have a favourite cafe? Consider ordering breakfast so that it’s there in time for when everyone arrives. Or,… Read more »

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It’s normal to want to share your engagement with all of your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram friends. But before you hit “post,” make sure you consider how your followers will react to your announcement. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of your engagement, but it’s important to remember that not everyone is as excited as you are… Here are six tips for tastefully announcing your engagement on social media without getting unfriended. 1. Don’t flood the feed…. Read more »

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There’s something special about saying “I do” outdoors, with the sun shining, the birds chirping, and a light breeze blowing through your veil as you walk down the aisle to your dearly beloved. Sounds great, right? Well, if you’ve dreamed of a outdoor wedding, there are a few things you need to take care of to ensure your wedding goes off without a hitch. Whether you’re in your own backyard, in a breathtaking field, at a national park or on… Read more »

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Sure, hiring a videographer is an expense you have to factor into your big day budget (just like any other wedding vendor), but many couples feel that footage of their wedding day is priceless. If you can’t wait to curl up on the couch and watch your ceremony on repeat or to email blast the reception to your family and friends (hey, you worked HARD on that first dance), then hiring a videographer is an absolute must. Here are 10… Read more »

5 Ways to Document Your Proposal So You Don’t Forget a Single Moment Do you or your partner swoon over proposal stories? Are you obsessed with those down-on-one-knee photos? We’re right there with you! A proposal is such a special moment, and when you’re the one proposing or being proposed to, it can go by really really fast. Make the memory last by documenting it! Here are five ways to make sure you don’t forget a minute of how it… Read more »

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If you’re a couple that steers clear of the limelight, or the thought of dancing in front of all your friends and family gives you major anxiety, try one of these first dance alternatives instead. 1. Have a champagne toast followed by an all-guest dance. Once you’re announced as a married couple, have guests raise a glass to your life together with a first drink. Then have the DJ bring up an upbeat song and invite all your guests to… Read more »

When you’re planning your wedding, you have enough to worry about, and what your bridesmaids are wearing doesn’t need to be one of them. Rather than stressing about finding a look that you love and that makes all your girls happy (or trying to manage their feelings when they aren’t happy with your choices…), you can just delegate some of the decision-making to them. Here are three things you may want to consider letting your bridesmaids choose themselves to make… Read more »

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We hear plenty of tips on how to look awesome on your wedding day, but we don’t always talk about how to feel awesome, physically, when you’re wearing a many-layered wedding dress, more makeup than usual, and a whole lot of hairspray…   To make sure you’re as comfortable as you are beautiful, heed these tips for your wedding day that will allow you to enjoy the moment without having to readjust your dress or excuse yourself because you’re seriously… Read more »