Creating A Wedding Day Timeline

Everyone says that the wedding day flies by… and well, that’s because it does! After months and months of planning, your wedding day ends up coming down to the span of a few hours. I mean, when you think about it, it’s kind of depressing crazy; you spend hundreds of hours planning all the details […]


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25 Must Have Wedding Registry Items

I’ve been married for a little over 7 years now, and as you all know, I frequently look back on the time in my life when I was engaged and planning my wedding. My engagement was a little different than most- I was getting married at the age of 21 to my high school sweetheart of […]


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Comparing Wedding Vendors… Is Like Comparing Apples To Oranges

Here at Every Last Detail we talk a lot about how to FIND OUT pricing from vendors and wedding vendor pricing. Because let’s face it- in today’s world, with communication at our fingertips, there should never be unanswered questions. But while you can certainly get pricing from people, you also can’t JUST compare pricing. Which of course I totally […]


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Is a Wedding The Same As a Party? The Truth About “Wedding Markup”

There have been some whispers going on around the web about the words “wedding markup”, thanks to a recent news story that aired recently, comparing a wedding to a party. While I’ve discussed this topic before (Read: Is The Wedding Industry Scamming You?), I wanted to go ahead and touch on it once again, but […]


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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 Common Wedding Myths: DEBUNKED

Some of you may know that one of the big reasons I started blogging back in 2009 was to help other brides- because I myself as a bride felt like there was so much about weddings that I wish I had known. I remember being on my honeymoon, and realizing things that went wrong- things […]


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15 Destination Wedding Locations You May Not Have Thought About

After Lauren’s most recent trip to Italy to attend a destination wedding (you can catch a few of her pictures on Instagram!), it’s safe to say each and every member of the ELD Team continues to have a touch of wanderlust. What better way to cure our travel bug than turn to the vetted and […]


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5 Simple Things Required of Grooms

Editor’s note: We are so excited to be welcoming our friend Evan from The Groom’s Guide to ELD as our resident groom expert! He’ll be popping in from time to time to share insights especially for the men who are such an integral part of the wedding day. He’s starting us off with the basics, […]


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9 Things You Need To Know About Planning Your Wedding

While you’re planning your wedding, there are so many details large and small that need to be decided upon. From guest count and venue selection to color palettes and how you will walk down the aisle, your to-do list of questions to answer may feel never ending. As you’re likely well aware by now, we’re […]


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Wedding Truths

Okay, it’s time for some wedding planning truths y’all! Some of you may know that I used to be a wedding planner and designer in a past life. And before that, I was totally and completely clueless about weddings, while at the same time, planning my own wedding. Needless to say, when I started out […]


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