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10 Things You Need To Know Before Booking A Wedding Venue

The online wedding planning world boasts countless lists of questions a couples should ask prior to booking a wedding venue or vendor. A few of those common questions include some the following: “How many weddings do you do a year?” | “How many weddings do you do in a day?” | “Do you have people that […]


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5 Important Things To Know Before Hiring Your Wedding Vendors

I think hiring your wedding vendors is one of the most important and exciting steps in wedding planning. It’s definitely a process to get to that point- you have to find potential vendors, inquire with them, compare and contrast, and THEN, once you’ve done all that, you can start hiring! But once you get to the point […]


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A Wedding Planner Does Not Plan Your Wedding… You Do!

There are SO many newly engaged couples out there right now, and if that’s you, the thought of a wedding planner has probably crossed your mind. If you’re like most couples, you probably immediately disregarded the thought, because you think it will be too expensive, or because you feel like this: “We don’t want to […]


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5 Tips For Hiring Your Wedding Vendors

Hiring your wedding vendors is definitely one of the most exciting steps in your wedding planning process. It’s a point when your planning will really feel as though it’s in motion, and you’ll be checking things off your list! Before you hire any members of your wedding vendor team, there are a few things you […]


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5 Reasons You Need An Engagement Session

[Editor’s Note: Today’s bit of wedding planning insight comes to us from Ashley Daniell Photography and is all about the engagement session- and more specifically, why you need one! All to often, I hear, “Oh, we don’t need engagement photos, we have plenty of pictures together.” In reality, and engagement session isn’t about the photos- it’s […]


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Event Planners & Event Designers: What’s The Difference?!

Within each category of event professionals, there are always a number of subcategories just to make planning more confusing because many professionals realize they have a specific strength that fits more accurately into a niche market. One such area: event planners and event designers. Both professionals are very different even though they sound similar, and […]


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Comparing Wedding Vendors… Is Like Comparing Apples To Oranges

So last week, we talked about how to FIND OUT pricing from vendors. Because let’s face it- in today’s world, with communication at our fingertips, there should never be unanswered questions. In some of the comments on the post last week, people pointed out that sure, you can get pricing from people, but you also […]


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How To Find Out Wedding Vendor Pricing

Hi friends! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about things that you need to know when you’re newly engaged- like setting a budget, choosing your wedding date, and finding wedding vendors. (If you missed any of these, hop on over to our recent wedding planning posts to catch up.) Today we’re moving on to expectations and […]


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How to Email Potential Wedding Vendors

We’re in the wake of Engagement Season, and it’s time for newly engaged brides to start inquiring with vendors, so of course they’re sending tons of emails to potential wedding vendors. With that though, we’ve noticed a few things- specifically, that these emails lack the information necessary for a wedding professional to respond accurately- so today we’re sharing a few helpful […]


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How To Find Your Perfect Wedding Vendor Team

As you will quickly learn while researching, there are a vast number of wedding professionals eager to work with you while you’re planning your wedding. At first, this may seem completely overwhelming- plus you’re also likely wondering how to even find the best vendors for your wedding. But, keep this point mind: while there are […]


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