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When it comes to your budget, chances are a big portion of it will be spent on food and drinks for you big day. You’ll likely spend anywhere from a third to a half of your funds on catering, so it’s essential that you feel like you’re getting your money’s worth. Food, taste, presentation, and service all matter and help make your wedding as memorable as possible (for all the right reasons). Before you commit to a caterer, be sure… Read more »

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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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Bridesmaid style isn’t what it used to be and that’s a REAL good thing in our book. Gone are the days of lovely ladies wearing the same exact dress (often featuring ruffles and shiny fabric, of course). Now brides are making sure their girls look and feel great on the big day by having their ‘maids rock different bridesmaid dresses in styles that fit their bodies AND their personalities. And while we’re really loving this mismatched trend, if it’s not… 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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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 »

As you start working with your wedding vendors—namely your planner or day-of coordinator and your stylist—you’re going to have to communicate your wedding vision to your big day dream team. Because having your wedding vendors on the same page as you, décor and vibe-wise, is so important to making your planning experience a smooth one, the way you present and outline how you want your day designed is critical. Here’s how you can better help your vendors help you make… 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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For any groom, picking a best man is a pretty big deal. After all, he’s the one who’ll be guarding the rings, making a heartfelt toast, planning the bachelor party, among other important tasks. But have you ever stopped to think where this tradition came from in the first place? Why is he called a “best man” anyway? Well, centuries ago, men had to resort to stealing the bride-to-be from her family if they disapproved of him. And that’s where… Read more »