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Beautiful Budget Friendly Engagement Rings Under $1000

Guest Post by Kira Manning Outdated traditions claim that a man should spend anywhere between one and three months’ salary on a rock to woo the girl of his dreams. But in this day and age, spending that kind of money can be rather unwise when you consider the budget …

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hAppy Wedding Wednesday: DIY Wedding Cake Card

I first saw this adorable birthday cake card on the ZINK hAppy blog as a great idea for Mom. I decided to put my own spin on it for my sister’s bridal shower and turn it into a wedding cake card. This card is pretty easy to put together but …

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hAppy Wedding Wednesday: DIY Chalkboard Wedding Prop

I swear my ZINK hAppy has been saving my life with my sisters upcoming wedding! We’re now down to crunch time and it’s making me find ways to use my ZINK in more creative ways - creative and time saving. My latest project, a DIY Chalkboard Wedding Prop, was so easy …


DIY Wedding Cardbox and Keepsake Trunk

This last month before my sister-in-laws wedding has been a whirl wind. Her bridal shower is in just two weeks and her wedding only two weeks after that. I’ve just about completed my last DIY Wine Bottle Centerpiece and in the mean time I’ve been working on some shadow box displays and a …

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Rustic Wedding Craft: DIY Wine Bottle Centerpieces

My little sister’s wedding is just one month away and it’s crunch time! It’s been a bit of whirlwind these last few months with many last minute date and even theme changes! She went back and forth on the direction of the wedding. Did she want fun and flirty or romantic …

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A Food Lovers Paradise: TusCA Restorante

If there’s one aspect I love about weddings, it’s the food. I know I should say it’s about the bride’s gorgeous dress, or the union under God, but while weddings are extremely romantic for the bride and groom, for me as a guest, I’m all about what’s on the menu. …

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Get Hitched at the Hyatt Regency Monterey

Of all the romantic destinations across America, one of the most charming of them all is often overlooked. Monterey County, located on Central California’s Pacific coast, has an extended portfolio of awards and recognition for it’s gorgeous beaches, rich history, and stunningly timeless atmosphere. Yet, whereas other locations pride themselves …

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How to Write Wedding Thank You Cards

The cake has been cut, the honeymoon taken (hopefully) and now you’re back home to bask in the contentment of married life. Yeah right. Unless you have magical elves working for you, you have to unpack, make changes to all of your identification, order new debit and credit cards and…. …


Say ‘I Do’ At The Awe-Inspiring Hyatt Carmel Highlands

If you’ve ever dreamed of having a coastal wedding overlooking the beach on a beautiful blue sky day, or during a radiant sunset you’re not alone. According to The Knot, 350,000 destination weddings happen annually, with a majority of newlyweds choosing to venture into wedded bliss while overlooking the seaside. Coastal …


10 Gorgeous Examples of Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Mismatched bridesmaid dresses are still very much on trend this year and like a good wine, they just keep getting better and better. The styles are mostly sticking to a few basic rules but they’re getting more adventurous and occasionally, they break all the rules and still pull of a truly …