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Tips for Creating Your Wedding Registry

While the idea of the wedding registry seems exciting, many brides get overwhelmed by it. What kind of price range should you go with? Is it too ridiculous to put that fancy coffee maker on there? How many sets of dinnerware should I register for? You compare prices and stores. Maybe your groom doesn’t agree […]

5 Benefits of Having 2 Maids of Honor

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Are you having trouble deciding on one person to be your maid of honor? Maybe you have two close friends you grew up with or two sisters who know you better than you know yourself. How do you pick one over the other? The maid of honor is a cherished role in the wedding party, […]

How to Make Your Wedding Ceremony Memorable

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How many weddings have you attended where the ceremony stood out most to you? Most often, the reception stands out as the fun part of the night. Guests look forward to dancing, dining and mingling with everyone. But the ceremony is at the heart of a wedding. The exchange of vows between the couple is […]

How to Get Your Marriage License

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Cake, dress, venue, photography, flowers, DJ, transportation… Everything seems to be in place for the big day. But do you have the one thing you need to actually make your marriage official? In the middle of all the exciting details to plan, it’s easy to forget about that piece of paper that makes you legally married. […]

5 Reasons to Book Wedding Day Transportation

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With all the excitement that comes in getting engaged and planning a wedding, one crucial detail often gets overlooked – wedding day transportation. While planning vehicles may not be as glamorous as dress shopping or cake tasting, planning transportation as early as possible will give you much less to stress about as the big day […]

Top 8 Wedding Cake Flavors

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Even though wedding desserts are branching out in a variety of ways – cupcakes, donuts, ice cream sundae bars – the traditional wedding cake is still a choice you can trust. While you might want to get more creative with flavors, the following 10 are among the most popular that you can rely on to […]

10 Engagement Party Ideas

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The engagement party is the kickoff to your wedding celebration. While proposals ultimately lead to the big wedding day, there are several moments to celebrate throughout the planning process. Especially (but not only!) if you have a long engagement, scattering parties, showers and events throughout the months can help you get through the long wait. […]

Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

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Among the most critical decisions in the wedding-planning process is choosing your wedding photographer. After the reception costs, photography tends to be the next biggest category for wedding budgets. Central Iowa is full of talented photographers, all varying in portfolios, packages and rates offered. With so many great options, choosing a photographer may seem overwhelming at […]

Tips for Touring Wedding Venues

Among the first things you want to do after getting engaged is start touring wedding venues. There’s a lot that goes into finding the perfect venue. Keep the following tips in mind when you start touring different places. Tips for Touring Venues Now that you understand the main decisions to be made, here are a […]

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Venue

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Booking your wedding venue belongs at the tops of your priority list when you first get engaged. Setting the backdrop for your wedding day, the perfect venue portrays the right ambiance, mood and emotions that you want you and your guests to feel. With this detail in place, you can better visualize the day and […]

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