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5 Wedding Traditions to Break

Tomorrow Josh and I will have been married for 8 whole months! I believe in celebrating every little milestone even if it’s just mentioning it and doing a little jig. Seriously. As of a few days ago, we’ve been together (dating + married) for a total of 104 months. So, yea. WOW! Anyways, when it came to our wedding, I knew I wanted it to be all about us. I mean obviously. But, that meant kicking some wedding traditions to the curb. A WHITE DRESS My dress, while mostly white,  ...

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Wedding Planning, Weddings

This is How We Do It | Tips for Creating Your Wedding Playlist

When planning your wedding (and your wedding playlist), there can be so many tedious tasks. From choosing the cake topper to the color of the ribbon on the bouquets, a lot of the decisions you make seem meaningless. And they probably won’t be noticed by anyone but you. EVERYONE, however, will remember the music and either how it was so awesome that they never left the dance floor, or how they never wanted to get out on the dance floor. For our December wedding, we got a DJ. It ended  ...

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Wedding Wear Wednesday

How’s that for an alliteration? Can I real talk for just a second: I really wish we could go back and relive our wedding day over and over! It was such a special day and I really want to wear my dress again. Oh and to have an excuse for Josh to wear a suit (so handsome)! When choosing our wedding “colors” I knew IΒ 1.) didn’t want it to necessarily be a “Christmas” theme (our wedding was December 3rd) and 2.) I wanted to use pinks even though they are  ...

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To My Husband on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has always been a day I’ve looked forward to. You can say that I “love” it. Not in a “I depend on it” kind of way. It’s just a nice little happy in a “holiday” drought. I know, I know. I’m THAT person. But, I can’t help it. I look forward to the day even though I got burned in fifth grade when I gave this boy a valentine and he never talked to me again. Ever the optimist. I’ve always believed in love.  ...

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