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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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Attending Bridal Shows: What You Need To Know

It’s Bridal Show season y’all! I’ve been on both sides of a bridal show before, and I’ll be the first to admit that it’s kind of overwhelming- but exciting too! I of course have more experience being on the vendor side of bridal shows, and so I thought I’d share some of my insight about […]

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

So the other day, I had a newly engaged couple tell me, “We know that we don’t want to hire a wedding planner because we want to plan the wedding ourselves.” This statement has been on my mind ever since, and it has made me realize that there is still a huge misconception about wedding […]

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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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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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4 Things you don’t know about working with a wedding planner

Deciding whether or not to hire a planner is a big decision, and here at ELD, it’s our goal to provide you with information that will help you make those hard wedding planning decisions. In my experience, I have noticed there are a few things that couples usually don’t know about working with a planner. Today, I hope to […]

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5 Tips For Inquiring With Wedding Vendors

My-oh-my I have some excellent tips for you all today! One of the things that I had NO clue about when I was planning my own wedding was inquiring with vendors. To tell you the truth, I was actually afraid of it- which is probably why I ended up not quite having the best wedding I […]

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