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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Why You Don’t Want A “Pinterest Wedding”

  Remember when no one knew what Pinterest was? And when there was no such thing as a “Pinterest Wedding”?  I’ve noticed myself and others saying these things a lot, because when it comes to weddings, Pinterest can be both a blessing and curse. I first happened upon this “new thing called Pinterest” back in […]


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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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Why Do Weddings Cost So Much?!

[Editor’s note: If you haven’t noticed by now, wedding cost is something that I talk about a lot here on ELD. Part of the reason for this is because I was absolutely unaware of the true cost of weddings when I was planning my own wedding. The other reason is that when I entered into the […]


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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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Creating A Wedding Day Timeline

Everyone says that the wedding day flies by… and well, that’s because it does! After months and months of planning, your wedding day ends up coming down to the span of a few hours. I mean, when you think about it, it’s kind of depressing crazy; you spend hundreds of hours planning all the details […]


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25 Must Have Wedding Registry Items

I’ve been married for a little over 7 years now, and as you all know, I frequently look back on the time in my life when I was engaged and planning my wedding. My engagement was a little different than most- I was getting married at the age of 21 to my high school sweetheart of […]


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Comparing Wedding Vendors… Is Like Comparing Apples To Oranges

Here at Every Last Detail we talk a lot about how to FIND OUT pricing from vendors and wedding vendor pricing. Because let’s face it- in today’s world, with communication at our fingertips, there should never be unanswered questions. But while you can certainly get pricing from people, you also can’t JUST compare pricing. Which of course I totally […]


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Is a Wedding The Same As a Party? The Truth About “Wedding Markup”

There have been some whispers going on around the web about the words “wedding markup”, thanks to a recent news story that aired recently, comparing a wedding to a party. While I’ve discussed this topic before (Read: Is The Wedding Industry Scamming You?), I wanted to go ahead and touch on it once again, but […]


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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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