Insider Secrets of Macy’s Wedding Registry

by Claire

Think you know everything there is to know when registering for your big day? Well think again: we’ve interviewed insiders at Macy's to get the real scoop on wedding registries to save you headache and heartbreak. So before you pick up that scanning gun and go wild, read these insider secrets and get the most out of your registry! #1: Don’t follow the beaten path. All stores will suggest a checklist of items you should add to your registry but that DOES NOT MEAN you need...

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Sanity-Saving Tips for Save the Dates

by Claire

Save the Dates are the first big decision (and purchase!) you will make for your wedding, and taking that leap can be a scary moment. If you haven't already started down the path to find the perfect Save the Date, these 5 tips will be an invaluable road map on your journey! Take a deep breath, read through all 5, and then get inspired to go out there and choose your very own! If you've already accomplished this exciting first step, comment below to share advice with other...

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9 Ways to Pull Off the Wedding of Your Dreams

by Azure

Wedding planning is hard, especially if you're juggling a full-time job while blissfully engaged. And it's easy to lose sight of what's truly important. In my five years of working with brides, grooms, and vendors, I've picked up priceless nuggets of wisdom on everything from finding the perfect wedding dress, to decorating on a dime. Now as a bride-to-be, I have an even better understanding of the joys and toils of wedding planning, and a new sense of respect for every couple...

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You Are Now Exiting The Wedding Zone

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Brides, when your wedding journey is complete, you may find yourself at a loss. For months or maybe even years, your world has been a haze of wedding planning, wedding blogs, wedding magazines, Pinterest, RSVPs, mason jars, DIY experimentation, and so on and so on. And now, that’s all over. Your wedding day has come and gone - hopefully it was AWESOME. Hopefully, your special day was overwhelmingly special - and better than you ever expected it to be. But now, sadly, the time has...

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The Man Registry: 5 tips on hiring a DJ

by Azure

About The Man Registry If you’ve decided to go the route of a DJ for the wedding reception entertainment, there are a few questions you should ask yourself (and the DJ) before you make the hire. Does the DJ take requests? You’re paying a DJ to create your ultimate wedding reception. You want your guests (and you) to have the best experience possible. It’s very uncommon for a DJ to not take requests from guests, but you should ask ahead of time. You can always get a track...

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The Man Registry: Best Man Tips for Keeping the Bachelor Party Cheap

by Azure

About The Man Registry We’re taking a departure from our weekly advice for the groom to offer some tips to another guy who may need it: The Best Man As Best Man, you want to give your buddy the ultimate bachelor party send-off into married life. Only problem is that your wallet is feeling pretty light lately (Let’s face it, whose isn’t)? Cuts in bachelor party festivities have been an unfortunate result of the economy we’re living in. However, this doesn’t mean that the...

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Always a Blogsmaid: 5 Tips for a Smooth Wedding Day!

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid Now that the spring is here, wedding season has truly begun. A little prep and organization the week before the wedding can make a world of difference on the wedding day. I thought I'd pass on some of the tips that I share with my brides to keep their wedding days running as smooth as silk. 1) Befriend Excel or whatever software that you need to keep your guest list and table assignments sortable alphabetically by last name AND by table. Give this to...

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