101 Things a Wedding Planner Will Do That You Would Never Know About

So some of you may or may not know that I used to be a wedding planner. It’s why I talk about wedding planning things all the time. ;) I do also still coordinate weddings with friends throughout the year, and one wedding this past spring was a doozy. There were SO many things that […]




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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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Engaged? The 5 Things You Need To Do First!

Okay, so I have a confession to make… it takes everything I have when a friend/acquaintance of mine gets engaged to NOT send them a message/email listing what they should do first, give them a full timeline of when to do everything, warn them about what not to do, and tell them to hire a […]




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The 1 Thing That Has The Biggest Impact On a Wedding Budget

Recently, I was traveling and was with people who weren’t quite as entrenched in the world of weddings as I am. They were asking me questions about weddings in general, and I quickly realized that what is common knowledge to me isn’t quite as common to others. One of the common items I found myself explaining was […]




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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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Newly Engaged? 10 Steps To Start Planning Your Wedding!

Hi friends! “Engagement season” is here (Yes, we have a term for it), and I don’t know about you, but my Facebook page is once again starting to blow up with engagement announcements! There is so much love and excitement that surrounds a newly engaged couple, and I just absolutely love it! But then soon […]




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Do You Need A Wedding Planner?

Today we’re answering a question about something that is close to my heart: “Do I need a wedding planner?” Yes my friends- you NEED a wedding planner, you DESERVE a wedding planner, and you should have a wedding planner. Every engaged couple NEEDS a wedding planner.  Planning a wedding is stressful, and no one should have to have any additional amount of […]




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Engaged? Don’t Do ANYTHING Until You’ve Read This!

Are you newly engaged? CONGRATS!!! I hope that you’ve had time to celebrate and bask in the newly engaged glow! Some time soon, the magazines and blogs are going to start calling your name, you’ll start getting annoyed by the “when are you getting married” question, and it’s going to be time to start planning […]




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What You Need To Know BEFORE You Start Planning Your Wedding

You’re engaged. Congrats! Now that you’ve celebrated your heart out, you’re ready and excited to start planning your wedding! But wait a minute- you’ve never planned a wedding before, right? And before you do something you’ve never done before, you usually do some research, right? Well weddings aren’t any different, and trust me– there are […]




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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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