Wedding

20 Beautiful Beach Wedding Dresses You Can Buy on Etsy

The biggest regret I have from my wedding day is that I didn’t get married on the beach. At the time, I was very young and not even sure who I really was, and I was certain if I didn’t have a “traditional” wedding, I would regret it. Looking back …

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Turning a Cancer Diagnosis Into a Wedding For a Cause

Weddings are always deemed one of the most special days in a lifetime. It is the beginning of a new chapter and a partnership that lasts forever. What would you do if that partnership was threatened by a cancer diagnosis? This is what Michelle and AJ were facing as a …

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Bridal Shower Gift Ideas For A Good Cause

With summer upon us, you probably have a variety of bridal showers and upcoming weddings. If you are anything like me, I wait until the last second to buy a present leaving me with a very picked over registry. So I usually try to give something off the registry especially …

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13 Appetizer Recipes for a Summer Wedding That Are Both Delicious AND Beautiful

Pin this post for later! Summer is just around the corner and that means it is wedding season! If you are having a summer wedding and happen to be on the prowl for delicious appetizers, here are thirteen finger-licking ideas.

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Vintage Inspired Wedding Dresses We Love

A bride wants to feel beautiful, unique and special on her wedding day, and what better way to ensure that than by wearing a vintage wedding dress? With so many decades of designs to choose from, a girl can easily find a style and shape that suits her, and she’ll …

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10 Unique and Affordable Bridesmaid Dresses Under $100

I’ve been to my fair share of weddings in my day and I think a brides favorite phrase is “Isn’t this dress great? You can totally wear it again!” Most times you totally can’t. Which is unfortunate because most times this means the dresses end up hiding in the back …

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15 Gorgeous Fall Wedding Centerpiece Ideas

Lately there has been a notable crispness in the air that I haven’t felt in month. That, along with the variety of pumpkin-flavored treats that seem to be popping up everywhere, it would seem that Autumn is upon us. It’s a beautiful season, synonymous with the changing of colors, gorgeous …

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Jamaica: Saying “I do” at an All-Inclusive Resort

Jamaica Weddings There are so many reasons to say “I Do” in Jamaica Mon! For the couple looking for a sunset wedding, I can’t think of a better location than the island of Jamaica. Known for its laid back and worry free vibe, they also make your big day as …

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Tips For a Whiter Smile on Your Wedding Day

Take one blushing bride all dressed in white, and one gorgeous groom. Accessorize with the perfect hair, makeup and flowers set against a gorgeous backdrop. These are just a few of the elements brides spend months preparing to be captured on film, but what about your smile? On your wedding …

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Create a Home of Hospitality with Your Wedding Registry

When I got married, the role of family hosting was passed on to me, and I was thrilled to be carrying on the holiday traditions. From summer to winter, my family is constantly gathering for birthdays, holidays, sunny afternoons, and BBQs. By taking on the role of “entertainer”, I get …

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Budget Friendly DIY Bridal Shower Party Décor

This post brought to you by Dollar General. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Surf and Sunshine. My sister is getting married this summer, and I am the maid of honor. As many of you know, this requires a lot of work, but I am more than …

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8 Items Tech Lovers Should Add to Their Wedding Registry at Best Buy

Wedding season is just around the corner and invitations should be arriving in the mail within the next month. Creating a wedding registry is one of the final items to check off a couples to-do list. This is such an exciting time as a couple virtually fills their future home …

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9 Destination Wedding DIY Ring Bearer Pillow Ideas

From the classic ring bearer to pillow to some “out of the box” ideas, we’ve compiled the unique 9 DIY Destination Wedding Ring Bearer Pillows. I love some of these unexpected ways for a ring bearer to carry the wedding bands – for instance, inside a coconut or a seashell. …

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10 Unique Groomsman Gift Ideas

As a bride, I found that Groomsman Gifts to be one of the most challenging items to choose for our wedding party. Sure there are a lot of choices out there but really, how many engraved money clips or cufflinks does one guy really need? I would be more inclined …

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How to Throw a Farm-to-Table Wedding Reception

Eating is an essential part of staying alive and staying happy, and at weddings, it’s one of the testaments of love, gratitude, and affection you can shower on your guests as a thank you for sharing your special day with you. While food trends at weddings certainly run the gamut …

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Inspiration for Romantic Rustic Wedding Flowers

If you’ve ever checked out Pinterest, you may notice that a large portion of pins are dedicated to either weddings or recipes. And why not? Pinterest is a visual way to organize thoughts, ideas, inspiration or to-do lists and planning a wedding definitely falls into several of those categories! A …

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