Wedding Planning Write-Offs to Fatten Up Your Tax Return

by Azure

There are two things (ok, maybe more) that give me serious anxiety. Having a huge stack of unopened mail to sort through (random right?), and the time of year when companies like Turbo Tax and H&R Block start barraging the airwaves with commercials. The latter is my least favorite because it can only mean one thing…. the tax man is coming! Hopefully you’ve already filed your taxes, as April 15th is just three days away. But by this time next year, you may be filing as a...

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Recycled Bride: 5 Eco-Fabulous Wedding Favors

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Gift your guests in green style! Summer wedding guests deserve something special to commemorate your celebration. These eco-friendly favors are vibrant, sunny, and as good for your guests as they are for the Earth. 1. Take a cue from recent bride Chelsea Clinton, and give your guest reusable tote bags that they can use in place of paper or plastic. Chelsea's wedding favors included an orange tote from a local shop filled with products from a neighboring...

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Photographers (and other wedding professionals) Unite- Images For A Cure

by Azure

On October 11, 2009, wedding photographers, videographers, makeup artists, and more will band together for one common purpose- finding a cure. Images for a Cure is an amazing charitable organization, raising money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. If you are still looking to book an engagement session with your hubby-to-be, or are considering surprising your man with a racy boudoir shoot, wouldn't you love it if your session fees supported a great cause? With over 119...

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Bubbly Bride: Wedding Registry- Registering Where it Really Counts

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride For brides & grooms who have each lived on their own for awhile, have already found their favorite dish set, and would never part with their 5 year-old blender... some go about registering a bit differently. They don't need the endless sets of glassware and may not be interested in replacing their pots and pans. Combining two kitchens, furniture and odds and ends, they usually are left with more than they can handle! They might choose to replace a few of the...

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A Fabulous Wedding Favors & Gifts Idea for the Charitable Couple!

by Azure

Wanting to include a small take-away favor for your wedding guests, but finding it difficult to settle on something? A lot of the wedding favors out there feel more like a throw away than a keepsake, an extra expense adding little to the overall fabulousness of the wedding. There are two things that most people have in common, though- a love of chocolate and an affinity for philanthropy. Truffles for a Cause combines the two into beautifully packaged wedding favors, donating two...

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