Top 6 Apps for Planning a Wedding

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

You’re getting married! Congratulations! While you might still be on a high from your engagement, now is the time to start planning your wedding. Luckily, technology is making things much easier these days. Here are our top 6 wedding planning apps.1. WeddingHappyDon’t quite know where to start with your wedding planning? WeddingHappy offers the perfect jump off point to start getting your plans together. By inputting your wedding date, the app then cleverly creates checklists of what you should... read more.

  • March 29, 2017
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Creative Pre-Wedding Party Ideas

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

Once the question has been popped, there’s more than just a wedding to plan, there’s a whole list of fun festivities in the lead up to the big day. There’s parties on parties to plan and they should all be as fun and as themed as your wedding itself.What sort of pre-wedding parties are common in the wedding leadup? Here’s the list and what’s involved in each:Engagement partyThis is the one that comes directly after your engagement, and in some cases, involves the engagement its... read more.

  • January 30, 2017
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How to Embrace Your Messy Wedding Day Weather

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

Is it true or is it a myth that everyone wants to have picturesque clear blue skies with not a cloud in sight for their wedding day? While it might be brilliantly stunning for such a sight, sometimes it simply doesn’t work out that way. And depending on what time of year it is, you might have to think serious contingency plans if the sun doesn’t manage to shine.But you know what? With you and your partner shining brightly, the sun won’t even be an issue. Here’s how to embrace your me... read more.

  • November 10, 2016
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Fun Ways to Make Your Reception Memorable

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

Your wedding day is one of the biggest – if not the biggest – day of your life. You want it to stand out and be awesome and amazing for everyone involved. So what’s the best way to go about it? Today we’re checking out some of the most fun ideas to make your reception memorable.Invite guests for cocktails on the lawn before the receptionEase into your reception by having special cocktails on the lawn before the reception starts. Think cocktails from 4pm until 6pm, and then into the m... read more.

  • October 20, 2016
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13 Essentials That Every Bride Must Have on her Wedding Day

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

It’s better to be safe than sorry on your wedding day, as the last thing you want is to have blisters on your feet, a snagged dress, or spinach in your teeth for your photos. Keeping wedding day essentials in your clutch (or asking your bridesmaids to carry them) is key to having a picture-perfect wedding day.Here are 13 essential items you need for your wedding day kit. 1. Mini MirrorA small mirror is absolutely essential to making sure your eyeliner isn’t running, your lipstick’s still o... read more.

  • September 19, 2016
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Just Engaged? Here are 5 Things You Need to Start Planning Now

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

The average relationship continues for nearly four years before someone pops the question -- though for some couples this length of time will be longer or shorter, depending on a lot of circumstances! Getting engaged is a big step -- but it’s only the first one. Here are five things you need to start planning now that you’re engaged.1) Establish a TimelineThe majority of engagements last for one to two years. During this time, you’ll need to do everything from choosing your vendors to book... read more.

  • September 02, 2016
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Beautiful New Jersey Getaways for Newlyweds

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

So much of wedding planning -- and money -- goes into the big day. An estimated 14% of the average wedding budget, though, actually goes to an event after the wedding -- the honeymoon. While Hawaii, Florida and California may be the three most popular honeymoon destinations, the reality is that tropical locales don’t mesh well with everyone’s budget.The truth is, though, that you don’t need to cash in all 8,000 of your hoarded credit card travel miles in order to have a great honeymoon. In... read more.

  • August 30, 2016
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What to Include In Your Gift Registry

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

Thinking about the gift registry for your wedding can fill you with conflicting feelings of both excitement and dread. On the one hand, after crafting the budget for your wedding there’s not a lot left over for new pots and pans -- hence the registry coming in handy to fill in the gaps in your new household. On the other hand, many couples are wary of coming across as rude by specifying their desire for gifts.Don’t worry -- everyone is expecting you to create a wedding registry. In fact, many gu... read more.

  • July 21, 2016
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Planning Your Wedding Around the Holidays

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

It’s not surprising that many people intentionally plan their weddings around the holidays. Sometimes, it’s a favorite holiday -- but more often, it’s an easy way to assure that many of the people you’d like to have at your wedding are at the same place, at the same time. For couples who may have friends and family located all across the country, this can be especially convenient.Having your wedding around the holidays, though, will take a bit of special consideration and extra plann... read more.

  • July 12, 2016
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How to Know If You Need a Wedding Planner

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Planning

Did you know that brides will frequently spend at least 36 days planning out their wedding? There’s a number of reasons you might decide that a wedding planner is a good investment for your wedding. Not everyone ends up needing one, of course. Deciding on this needs to be one of your first planning decisions -- otherwise, you’ll be paying a wedding planner after you’ve already gotten together many of the major details yourself! So -- is one right for you? Here’s some questions y... read more.

  • June 09, 2016
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