Saving money on your reception menu

by Azure

Sure, your guests expect to eat at your reception, but they probably won’t be demanding Lobster Thermidore with a caviar chaser. If you remember to think in terms of satisfying your guests rather than impressing them and keep a sense of...

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Bridal Shower Games: Think outside the Toilet Paper Roll

by Azure

As you may have noticed, I’ve been thinking about bridal showers lately. Maybe it’s because I recently co-hosted a baby shower. Much to my chagrin, the other hostesses insisted on a game involving adult men, diapers, and baby bottles...

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Always A Blogsmaid: Owning Vs. Renting!

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid Even if you are looking to trim your budget, you may not want to to scrimp on style. Lately, I've been advising my clients to consider working with your florist or decorator to supply some of your own materials....

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Bring the celebration home with a tropical-themed party!

by Azure

Destination Weddings are a popular choice for couples-to-be, and while the concept of a big party “away from it all” is exciting, not everyone can make it. Luckily, there are many ways a bride and groom can celebrate with family and...

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Butterfly Inspiration Boards!

by Azure

Whether you are a butterfly fanatic like Mariah Carey, or just looking for a little something to put some “spring” in your step, get inspired by our Butterfly Inspiration Boards! From beautiful Save the Dates to gorgeous Versace...

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Saving money on wedding decorations

by Azure

Your wedding décor is one of the areas where you can get really flexible with your budget. There’s very little that’s mandatory nowadays, so spend on what you love and toss the rest. Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. Go with...

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Something to clutch at your wedding

by Azure

Let's face it: even if you have a champion maid of honor, you may need to have a place to keep a few little things on your wedding day. Since wedding dresses with kangaroo pouches are out this year, how about this practical-yet-delicious...

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The Man Registry: It’s my Bachelor Party, do we have to hit the clubs?

by Azure

About The Man Registry As Best Man, you surely want to give your best bud a proper send-off into married life. The bachelor party is your opportunity to do so. However, before you start planning the ultimate man-bash, you need to consider...

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To Trash or Not To Trash?

by Azure

Special Feature from Forever Photography by Kylene Your wedding is over. It was a huge success with lots of great memories, and you’ll see your proofs in a few weeks. Now what? What will you do with that beautiful wedding dress? You...

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Keeping honeymoon costs down and the romance up

by Azure

Getting away with your groom is half the fun of getting married, but the honeymoon is another thing to budget for. A few tips and a little research can help you get the financial wiggle room to let you give your wanderlust free rein. 1....

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A DIY Wedding… with Professional Flowers

by Azure

Sometimes, being a DIY bride isn’t as much of a money saver as you expect. After all, professionals have a little perk known as “wholesale prices.” Fiftyflowers.com gives you the best of both worlds. Their DIY packages let you...

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We’re Delightful & Alltop!

by Azure

We are so proud to join all the fantastic wedding bloggers listed on Delightful Blogs&AllTop! Featured Fashion Blog If you have a second, please rate OneWed's Savvy Scoop on Delightful Blogs!

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It’s A Jaime Thing: “Hello, Gorgeous.”

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing "How Do I Look?" Aaah yes, the classic favorite quotes from Barbara Streisand and Audrey Hepburn. Both lovely and alluring, these women knew just the right way to get a guy's attention. Right now, you get to...

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Finding a Bargain Wedding Dress that Looks Like a Million

by Azure

Sure, you want to look amazing at your wedding, but a Savvy Bride like you knows you don’t have to spend a fortune to do so. Here are a few tips on finding the perfect white wedding dress without spending too much green. 1. Set a budget...

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Light up your Outdoor Wedding

by Azure

Your outdoor wedding just got even more gorgeous. These beautiful sea glass luminaries from Package Perfect are just the thing to light your way down the beach at sunset or illuminate the faces of your loved ones at the reception. And with...

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Bubbly Bride: Welcoming your Guests in Style

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride When your friends and family fly in from around the country, it is always nice to have something to welcome them and let them know how grateful you are they came! This is especially important for destination weddings...

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Bridal Showers vs. Man Showers: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

by Azure

Last week The Man Registry wrote about “The Man Shower". I’m all for single-sex parties and showers. I have lots of male friends, but I really value the times when I can just hang out with the girls. I know plenty of guys feel the same...

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Lowering the Bar for Your Reception

by Azure

Alcohol is one of the big expenses of most wedding receptions. In most areas, your guests will expect an open bar, and costs can rack up faster than you think. Fortunately, your friendly former bartender is here to help. One of the most...

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Expert Answers: The Picture of Financial Compromise

by Azure

Special Feature from Dr. Taffy Wagner, Creator of Money Talk Before The Commitment Walk and Debt Stops At The Altar Over the last few days, I have watched different clips on morning shows or read in the news about brides saving money as...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Three-Ringed Circus-Themed Weddings!

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Here we go then, my debut as not only a Savvy Scoop guest blogger but any guest blogger. I am super excited (and shh! a teeny bit nervous – please play nice with the new girl). Quite apart from the lengthy and...

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Introducing Rock ‘n Roll Bride: One of Our Fabulous Weekly Guest Bloggers!

by Azure

Rock ‘n Roll Bride promotes individuality and general awesomeness in a cookie cutter, pastel pink, poufy dressed wedding world. Don’t let the wedding industry define your day – let *you* define your day. I'm Kat AKA The Rock 'n Roll...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Beautiful Bordeaux

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market Whether you’re planning a wedding at a vineyard or simply love a fine vintage, this inspiration board is for you! Burgundy and gold are a beautiful color combination to pair with ornate and elegant details....

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Bride Chic: BEYOND WHITE

by Azure

About Bride Chic Would you get married in black? Once upon a time most women did. In the 1800's brides wore everyday colors, mostly darker, somber ones. Today when we think black though, brides rarely come to mind. It's usually a shade...

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