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How to Hire the Best DJ

How to Hire the Best DJ

Many couples choose DJ’s to play music at their wedding reception and dance, but how do you get the best DJ? Someone who knows how to get the party started and keep it going long after the kids have fallen asleep and the older couples have retired for the night? You need a DJ with energy, great music and a fantastic personality

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How to Rent Like a Pro

How to Rent Like a Pro

If you are planning your wedding on your own without the help from a professional wedding planner here are some helpful tips for getting the rentals you need and getting a price you can afford. Once you’ve got your guest list finalized and your ceremony and reception site decided you might find that you need to rent extra chairs, tent or decor. Ask your ceremony or reception hall for a list of companies they have worked with and would recommend

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Potluck Wedding

Potluck Wedding

A potluck wedding dinner is a great way to include your guests in your wedding day. This would not be limited to local guests either, the out of town guests can bring trays of food from a grocery store, or baked goods from a local bakery.

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Flowers 101 for Your Wedding

Flowers 101 for Your Wedding

Unless you already work with flowers or have experience with seasonal bouquets, choosing flowers for your wedding might come as a challenge if you’re not sure what’s in bloom during the season you intend to marry in. Florists can get out-of-season flowers flown in, but you’ll pay top dollar for those blooms than if you pick from what’s in season locally.

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Backyard Wedding Affair

Backyard Wedding Affair

Intimate backyard weddings can have all the style and flair of a wedding that takes place at a church or a reception hosted at a hotel. In order to get the dreamy wedding you’ve always wanted, make sure you have the right decor. When you’re choosing decorations for a backyard wedding, think multi-purpose and your wedding will have that home away from home feel.

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Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

It’s very rare to live in the same city you grew up in these days, which can make the decision of where to get married difficult. Especially if your family is an hour away and his family is on the coast! With this decision looming, how do you go about deciding where to hold your nuptials?

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Gift Registry 101

Gift Registry 101

Gift registry makes gift giving and getting simple. You choose the items you want and your guests choose from your list to buy the items you want

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Bridal Party Hotel Etiquette

Bridal Party Hotel Etiquette

Whether you’re having a wedding in your home town or somewhere else, wedding etiquette dictates that the bride is responsible for the lodging of the bridal party the night before the wedding. If your parents have agreed to let the entire bridal party stay at their house that’s great, but in the case that you are out of town and your parents home is not an option, you are responsible for paying for your bridesmaids’ lodging

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Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

Destination weddings are becoming increasingly popular, they’re a way for couples to get married in a location that has meaning or in a place they’ve always dreamed of going together. It’s also a way to have a small intimate wedding with family and few friends. If you’re considering making your wedding a destination, here are some tips to help you plan and get the best possible deal for you and your guests.

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