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Why Do Weddings Cost So Much?!

[Editor’s note: If you haven’t noticed by now, wedding cost is something that I talk about a lot here on ELD. Part of the reason for this is because I was absolutely unaware of the true cost of weddings when I was planning my own wedding. The other reason is that when I entered into the […]

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The ELD Guide To Wedding Invitation Etiquette

[Editor’s note: I’m so excited to introduce you all to my friend and wedding planner extraordinaire, Adair Currie of Dairing Events today! Adair is joining the ELD contributor team, sharing her insight and advice as a wedding planner and a formerly clueless bride (yes, just like me)! She is full of some amazing information, and I can’t […]

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5 Things To Know About Wedding Planners

I’ve noticed a few things about weddings and brides over the years, and there’s one thing that has remained pretty steady the whole time: the fact that there are way too many misconceptions about wedding planners and what they do! And if you know me at all, you know that I just can’t stand by […]

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I Hired A Cheap Wedding Photographer

Hi, my name is Lauren, and I hired a cheap wedding photographer… and I’m here to prevent you from doing the same! I’m sure you’ve noticed that I’m always talking about the importance of quality photography. Well, one of the major reasons for this is because I made a big mistake that I regret- and one that I hope to prevent other […]

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What Every Wedding Guest Should Know

Fall is a pretty popular time for weddings, and along with that comes the pleasure of attending those weddings! And even though I normally post wedding planning advice for brides, today I thought I would share some insight for wedding guests… specifically, information that is crucial for every wedding guest to know! In the past few years, […]

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A New Tool For Finding Wedding Inspiration That You Need To Use!

We all know that wedding inspiration is one of the most important things when it comes to planning your wedding. Which is why I’m SO excited to share an amazing new tool for finding wedding inspiration, Style Unveiled’s Style Boards! Style Boards are fun and easy to use (similar to some of the other image […]

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Debunking “Cost Saving” Wedding Myths

Happy Thursday everyone! Today I’m all about “debunking” myths- cost saving wedding myths to be exact! I’ve heard way too many of these lately, and quite honestly, I have NO idea where they came from. So it’s time to get rid of these myths once and for all! Let’s begin, shall we?   Myth: It’s […]

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5 Reasons To Hire A Professional For Your Wedding, Not A Friend!

Today we’re talking about something that is near and dear to my heart- hiring professionals for your wedding. One would think that hiring professionals would be a no-brainer, but this isn’t always true. Sometimes you just want to spend as little as possible, and so you resort to trying to find “alternatives” for the usual wedding services. And […]

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7 things about DIY Weddings that no one will tell you

DIY weddings are incredibly common for lots of reasons, including budget, style, preference, or just because you’re crafty and want to do everything yourself! A DIY wedding sounds like a good idea at first, but once you get into the specific aspects of planning a wedding,  you may start thinking twice about your decision to do […]

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Wedding Coordinator VS Venue Coordinator

I’ve heard it SO many times- “Oh the venue coordinator will handle everything, I don’t need a wedding planner/coordinator.” What most brides don’t quite understand is that the venue coordinator is just there for the VENUE, not you. (Nothing against venue coordinators- I love them and they’ve helped me out a lot before!) If they tell you […]

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