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Working With Your Wedding Vendors

A big part of my objective with ELD is to educate brides throughout the wedding planning process. I myself had no clue about anything when I was planning my wedding. Working in weddings after my wedding opened my eyes to lots of things- many of which would have resulted in a *much* better wedding, if […]

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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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Trust The Wedding Vendors You Hire!

[Editor's note: Happy Tuesday friends! I'm excited to welcome back Joelle of A Charming Occasion to ELD as a Tips Contributor! Joelle has some amazing insight to share with us, and I can't wait for you all to learn more from her!] There are so many posts out there on how to find your wedding […]

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Ask Lauren: To Follow Up Or Not To Follow Up…

Photo via Ashton Events Happy Thursday friends! It’s about time for another “Ask Lauren” post, don’t you think? Today’s question is great, because it’s all about inquiring with vendors… something that I myself was never too sure about when I was a bride. Let’s get going, shall we? Victoria asked: “How long do you wait […]

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What Does A Wedding Cost? What To Expect When Using Professional Vendors

Hi everyone! So today I’m releasing something that I have been working on for a very long time- over a year actually. As some of you know, I’m on a mission to educate brides- because you can’t be expected to know about weddings when you’ve never planned one before! Well, for the last year, I have been […]

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Thursday Tips: How To Have Great Vendor Relationships

Hey there everyone! So I felt like starting off today with a little explanation of why I write these Tips posts. My ultimate goal is for all of you to have BETTER weddings than I did. In fact, this is precisely the reason why I started blogging 3 years ago. In that time, I’ve discovered that […]

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5 Tips For Inquiring With Wedding Vendors

My-oh-my I have TONS of 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 […]

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{Thursday Tips} 5 Reasons To Hire A Professional For Your Wedding, Not A Friend!

Happy Thursday everyone! It’s time for another Thursday Tips! Today we’re talking about hiring professionals for your wedding. This really should be a no-brainer, right? Well, not always, since half the time, you just really want to spend as little as possible, and that results in trying to find “alternatives” for the usually wedding services. […]

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{Thursday Tips} Do We Have To Feed Our Vendors?

Hey there everyone! How did you like that amazing wedding yesterday? I’m still dying over those details!! Anyways, today we’re talking about food. Specifically food and vendors. Even more specifically, feeding your vendors this food that I speak of. :) All joking aside… feeding your vendors might be one of your lingering, unanswered questions. And while […]

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{Thursday Tips} What Negotiation Doesn’t Mean

So last week’s Thursday Tips caused a little bit of a stir, huh? Some agreed, some didn’t… but best of all, it started a conversation. That’s what this is all about! The thing I need to point out though is that last week’s post was mainly in response to an article that I read, outlining […]

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