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14 Amazing Palm Springs Wedding Venues

Hi friends! You may recall that few months ago, I took a quick trip to California to tour the fabulous Palm Springs. This tour was of course wedding-specific, and I was able to visit several of the best and most gorgeous Palm Springs wedding venues… and I’m so excited to share them with you today! […]

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5 Things To Know About Wedding Vendors

Planning a wedding sometimes seems like it’s a whole other world. I myself was absolutely clueless about all things weddings when I was a bride. Once I entered the wedding world, I learned a few things about wedding vendors that would have been really helpful to know when I was planning. Of course the same information […]

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WEDDING PLANNING ADVICE: HAVE A TIME LINE

“TALK with your photographer about your wedding day time line. The time of day you get married will GREATLY affect the look of your photos. As photographers we speak the language of light, and by letting us help you with your photos we can ensure you’ll have that beautiful, dreamy light for your own wedding […]

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Wedding Budget 101

Recently here on ELD, we talked about the truth of what weddings really cost. Since then, I’ve also spoken to quite a few brides who weren’t sure about how to create their wedding budgets.  So to continue our discussion about what wedding costs and budgets,  I thought we could chat more about wedding budgets in general- because […]

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WEDDING PLANNING ADVICE: SLOW DOWN

“Take a deep breath and remember to enjoy the process without rushing – don’t try to plan your whole wedding in the first week of your engagement! Working through each piece slowly and thoughtfully allows you to appreciate every step along the way as you plan your walk down the aisle.” – Morgan of Morgan Gallo […]

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What Weddings Really Cost

It seems like it’s a big secret. A faux paus. A bad word even. What exactly am I referring to? The thing is, what weddings really cost shouldn’t be a secret or seen as a bad word. It would be in everyone’s best interest if everyone just knew the truth, don’t you think? Well, since […]

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WEDDING PLANNING ADVICE: BE PRACTICAL

“Try not to be overwhelmed with things that need to be done. Instead, enjoy the process. Furthermore, be practical. The process of selecting vendors for your wedding is one of the best parts of your wedding preparation. Yes, it can be stressful at times. But realizing who you are, what you need, and what is […]

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4 Things You Must Do When Including Family In Wedding Planning

With it being “engagement season”, and right after the holidays, I’ve been thinking a lot about family; specifically, family and including them in the wedding planning process. Families are wonderful, complex things and when you mix in the stress, excitement, to do lists, and a whole host of other factors that come with wedding planning, […]

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5 Tips To Help You Tackle Your Guest List

Establishing a guest list is one of the first things that you have to do when you start planning your wedding, since you have to know how many people to budget for and what size venue you need, among many other things. And as we’ve discussed before, the BIGGEST budget determinant when it comes to a wedding is […]

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WEDDING PLANNING ADVICE: SET GOALS

“If I were to give any words of advice it would be to take a deep breath in and then deep breath out. There is so much to consider for your wedding and sometimes with that comes alot of pressure. I think the most important thing to do is set goals and space out what […]

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