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Wedding Flowers with Friends

First things first, Flowers with Friends did not pay me to write this–I just LOVED them and their services THAT much! When I was planning our wedding, I knew I wanted the flowers to be extraordinary without the exorbitant price tag. Every bride-to-be’s dream, am I right? The way I chose my flower vendor was what you could call and act of God/a total accident. I didn’t find them on theknot.com or know anyone that had used them before. One afternoon, I was waiting for Josh  ...

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A Backyard Wedding: All in the Details

Happy Wednesday! No really, HAPPY WEDNESDAY because WE GOT OUR WEDDING PICTURES BACK! As soon as I looked through them I was filled with so much pride and love and I was instantly brought back to my wedding day. To be honest, I almost cried a little. I could seriously look at them all day long. Our backyard wedding was everything I wanted it to be and more! We spent A LOT of time only choosing things necessary and important to us for our wedding. If it didn’t have a story, it  ...

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7 Thoughts You Have the Week of Your Wedding

Y’all. I get married this week. As in, we’re having a wedding this weekend. In four days. Is this real life? It’s clearly crunch time. I’ve been wedding planning for months now, but it seems like everything is happening in this last week. SOS. All of the details need to be finished and all of the beauty routines need to be completed. It’s a lot. Pair that with ALL of the thoughts I’ve been having (and weird dreams–last night I dreamed I took up  ...

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Premarital Counseling and Why You Should

Let me start off by saying, premarital counseling was not something that we thought we needed. And it definitely wasn’t a “must have” on our wedding check list.  We weren’t actively seeking out a situation where we’d talk about our feelings and the “hard” stuff about marriage. I knew a lot of my friends who had recently gotten married went through it, but never thought it was something we’d do. After all, we’ve been dating for almost  ...

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