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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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How Hiring Professionals Can Actually SAVE You Money On Your Wedding

I will be the first person to tell you that when it comes to budget weddings and cutting costs*, I’m most definitely NOT your gal. But if you ask me to tell you how much to expect things to cost… now that’s a different story! The thing is, a good deal of the information that is […]

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When To Hire Your Wedding Vendors

A very common question that I hear from brides when they’re starting to plan their weddings is along the lines of when things should be done. Well, a large part of “getting things done” involves working with vendors, and therefore, the question then turns into “When to hire wedding vendors”.   The thing about hiring […]

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How To Inquire With Wedding Vendors

This may sound really silly, but when I was planning my wedding, I had no clue about how to inquire with wedding vendors! (Given, this was also a few years ago, and I know it’s crazy to think about, but websites and email weren’t quite as easy as they are today. Y’all are SO lucky […]

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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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Seven Traits of a Great Wedding Planner

Hiring a wedding planner is often the best investment that a bride and groom make. There are a lot of wedding planners out there, each with his or her own set of experiences, ideas and personality. But I’ve heard it asked many times- how do you know who is going to be right for you? These […]

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