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13 Baseball Details That’ll Knock Your Wedding Out of the Park

by The Broke-Ass Bride

A cheer erupts as two teams take to the field for one glorious show. The sun is casting a warm light over the crowd and the grass is a perfect crisp green. Emotions run high as folks gather to hail their favorites. Beers are cheersed and high-fives are had. And one thing's for sure: He sure snagged a great catch! It's baseball season. And wedding season! And for anyone who has a love of America's Pastime, there are few greater marriages than the old ball game and your big day!...

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9 Subtle Ways to Gamify Your Wedding

by Azure

Want to infuse fun into your wedding day without getting too casual, or throwing off the elegant vibe you worked so hard to create? I know the feeling! Luckily, with sites like Pinterest and Etsy delivering endless inspiration to get your creative juices flowing, it's easier to pull off than you may think! So stand firm on the "No dunk tank at the wedding" rule, and try one of these more subtle options... 1.  Wedding Crossword 2.  Reception Dance Off 3.  Puzzle Guest...

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How To: Stock the Reception Bar Like a Champ

by Azure

A few weeks back, Jessica of The Budget Savvy Bride shared her best tips and tricks for pulling off a spectacular wedding on a dime. When asked to divulge her single best budget wedding idea, she had this to say... For my wedding, we found a venue that allowed us to supply our own alcohol, so we shopped at discount stores for our wine and beer for the reception. Cheapo Trader Joe's wine was disguised by custom wine bottle labels we DIY'd so no one was the wiser! If you're savvy...

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Foldable.me for Weddings

by Brooklyn Bride

Around Christmas time, I was introduced to a new site called Foldable.me, where you could create your own little foldable character out of paper. It's totally easy and totally fun, and I went and bought a bunch as gifts, in addition to making little characters out of me and my husband. The company has now introduced characters that can be dressed for a wedding, which makes them perfect as cake toppers, or even as gifts to your bridal party. You can also contact them for bulk...

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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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Thankful Registry

by Brooklyn Bride

As a blogger, I get a ton of press releases...most are pretty lame, but sometimes one catches my eye and I get intrigued. Such is the case with Thankful Registry. Some registry sites can be all pink and girly, which almost insults me, because I was DEFINITELY not into that when I was getting married. I really appreciate the thoughtfulness to design that TR has put into their product. It's almost a Pinterest hybrid, so you can register from anywhere, but it all looks really good. You...

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Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey: Doctor Who Makes a Great Wedding Companion

by The Broke-Ass Bride

YOU GUYS. All new episodes of Doctor Who start this weekend. SRSLY. It's time to jump back into time and space with everyone's favorite bowtie-wearing, sonic screwdriver-wielding, Dalek-fighting time lord. Adventures in the far reaches of the universe await! And so does your wedding planning, now that Wedding Season is about to kick off big time. But have no fear! You can totes let your geek flag fly and be the envy of Whovians worldwide when you have the Doctor make a special...

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7 Bucket List Items for Brides

by Azure

It's not a bad idea to come up with a bucket list of things you want to do before you enter into wedded bliss. Because any married couple will tell you that the moment you say I Do, everything will change. For better or for worse. To help you get those creative juices flowing, we've come up with a list of seven bucket list items to consider (from things you can do during pre-wedding festivities, to items to check off on the actual wedding day). Ready to jump right in? 1. Share a...

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Wedding Gifts Etiquette Myth

by Azure

Have you heard the etiquette "rule" that says you have one year (after attending a couple's wedding) to send a gift? Well, according to Peggy Post, this is more of a myth than a rule, and I can totally see why! I understand that everyone is busy and sometimes you don't get around to trolling the couple's registry until after the I Do's. But waiting an entire year to send a gift,  after indulging in drinks, dinner, and dancing on the couple's dime?! It just doesn't seem right! And...

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Hail Harvard with Crimson Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

In case you missed the March Madness memo, Harvard pulled a major upset against New Mexico last night. With just 5% of bracket makers choosing the Harvard smarties (No. 14 seed) to beat out No. 3 seed New Mexico (according to ESPN), I'll bet our friend The Man Registry has something to say about this one! And since I love college hoops AND gorgeous design, I thought a bit of Harvard-inspired wedding color inspiration was in order! What do you think of the mood board above? Isn't...

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5 Inside Tips from The Budget Savvy Bride

by Azure

Since starting to plan my own wedding, I've had to face one very harsh reality. Weddings ARE expensive, no matter how you cut it. So I've had a few burning questions on my mind about how to get crafty with your budget. Luckily, our girl Jessica aka The Budget Savvy Bride, came through big and answered my questions, and I thought I'd share the nuggets of wisdom with you today! Ready to roll? Best kept budget wedding secret? Hosting your event at a public space for little-to-no...

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Join the Wedding Inspiration Love Fest

by Azure

Nothing makes me happier than hearing praise and raves from our brides. After all, everything we do here at OneWed is to help and inspire anyone planning a wedding. So when I read through the reviews of our Wedding Inspiration app, I got all tingly inside and my heart jumped for joy! Mind if we toot our horn for a moment? Here's what five brideys had to say about Wedding Inspiration... Best wedding app ever I’ve used every other app made for brides since getting engaged and...

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5 Easy Ways to Infuse YOU into Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Depending on the size, style, and location of your wedding, chances are good that not every single guest in attendance will know all about you and your groom. There will be guests from your groom's side that you may be meeting for the first time, and extended family members or friends for you to introduce your new hubby to. And here's a cold hard fact. The more that wedding guests feel like they know the couple getting hitched, the more engaged and excited they are to be part of it...

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Six Biggest Faux Pas Kids Make at Weddings

by Azure

To invite, or not to invite, children to the wedding is a topic that has long caused strife to wedding planning couples.  Some say a wedding with drinking and dancing all through the night is no place for children.  Others think that leaving kids off the guest list is ridiculous and rude.  But ultimately, it is up to the couple to choose what’s right for them, and you can’t blame a bride for thinking that no kids means no wedding day disasters.  So today, we take a fun look at...

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A Potentially Risky Yet Fabulous Wedding Reception Idea

by Azure

I've already told you aaaaaall about my fiancé's creative ideas for our wedding reception... long drive contest, three hole putt putt, Slam n Jam basketball, and (gasp) a dunk tank (which I'll tell you right now will not be happening). So anytime I see games incorporated stylishly into real weddings, I can hardly contain my excitement. Enter, this adorable wedding in Pasadena photographed by Acqua Photo. The wedding venue, Pandora On Green, offered the perfect setting for guests...

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Learn to Work the Pole at Your Bachelorette

by Azure

Did I grab your attention with the title of this post? Or was it the super hot ladies working it in the photo above? Either way, mission accomplished! By now you have probably heard of the new workout classes like pole dancing and strip fitness that insist on improving your body and teaching you how to be sexy at the same time. I had the pleasure (pun intended) of taking part in a private group pole dancing class while in Miami for a bachelorette party recently, and I can't even...

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Why I Love You for Nearlyweds

by Azure

For me, there is nothing like receiving an unexpected love note from my fiancé, Reid, and I know he feels the same. But as a busy bride-to-be, I understand the stuggles of planning a wedding, working full-time, and keeping the romance alive. There are truly never enough hours in the day! But it is so important to work on and nurture your relationship, during your nearlywed years and especially once you've tied the knot. Because marriage is no cake walk! And it never hurts to...

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15 Valentine’s Day Gifts Perfect for Grooms for Under $100

by Azure

Valentine's Day is a week from Thursday, but if you're like me, you're still on the hunt for the perfect gift for your groom! And, you're probably thinking about all the hefty wedding expenses on your horizon, and that it may be wise to scale back and spend less this Valentine's Day. Sound about right? Well no need to stress, because help is on the way! Here are fifteen awesome gifts for less than $100, there's something special something for every type of man! Take a look: If he...

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9 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Sweetheart

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Need a Valentine’s Day gift for your (soon-to-be) wife or hubby? Show him or her some love with these fun and romantic gift picks. 1. Custom His & Hers Pilsner Glass Set. Always keep tabs on your drinks with these sleek custom pilsner glasses, which can be engraved with wording including “His Beer/Her Beer", "Mr./Mrs. or Groom/Bride.” A great gift for him, her or both, these glasses make a perfect addition to any home...

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10 Ways to Avoid Overspending on Your Wedding

by Azure

If you're newly engaged or just beginning your wedding planning journey, FREEZE! Stop where you are and read the ten tips below. Because whether your budget is $5,000 or $50,000, there is absolutely no reason to overpay to create the wedding of your dreams. Am I right? To get you started, here are ten ideas to help you save big: Cut the guest list - The quickest way to shave dollars and cents off the cost of your wedding is to scale back the guest list. If you only invite 40 or...

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9 Wedding Planning Worries to Stop Stressing About Today

by Azure

A bride's journey towards the aisle is filled with twists and turns, and while the engagement period is blissful, it's not all rainbows and unicorns. Because planning a wedding is hard! Especially when a full-time job is also in the picture (which is the case for the majority of brides today). So keeping the stress down, and the excitement up, is often easier said than done. But if you can let go of the nine wedding planning stressors below, your path to I Do will be significantly...

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