Economize, don’t compromise – how to keep your wedding costs down

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Whilst big weddings can cost a small fortune, even low-key celebrations can be expensive. But on a day as special as your wedding day, you shouldn’t have to settle for less for the sake of a limited budget – so how can you have your dream celebration without breaking the bank? Rather than compromising on […]

Who Covers the Wedding Costs? A Breakdown of Wedding Expenses and Traditions

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I’ve been in the wedding world for 15 years now, and I’ve talked to hundreds of couples. Almost always money and budgeting is the biggest question and concern with wedding planning.  Weddings are expensive, and it’s important to know early on  who foots the bill for the big day. Let’s jump into the traditional and […]

10 Budget-Friendly Honeymoon Ideas for Thrifty Couples

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Importance of budget-friendly honeymoons For many newlyweds,  a honeymoon is the perfect way to unwind after the whirlwind of wedding preparations. Weddings are expensive though, so, couples are looking more for budget-friendly honeymoon options that still offer all the romance and relaxation without breaking the bank. You want to have fun, but it is more […]

Creative Ideas for Ring Bearers

Little kids are always fun and cute, and weddings are a great time to throw in some extra kid cuteness. Ring bearers have been a part of weddings for as long as I can think of, so it’s something we are all used to seeing. Normally, they walk down with this really annoyed look on […]

How to Write a Killer Best Man Speech: Ultimate Guide for a Great Speech

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Being chosen as the best man for a wedding is an honor that comes with great responsibility. One of the big tasks you’ll have is giving a memorable best man speech. It’s a chance to celebrate the groom, entertain the guests, and show your support for the happy couple. I’ve yet to be a best […]

 Top Northwest Arkansas Wedding Venues

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When it comes to planning the perfect wedding day, choosing the right wedding venue is so important. Northwest Arkansas offers some many unique wedding venues, from charming chapels to rustic barns and elegant event spaces. In this article, we’ll explore some of the most sought-after wedding venues in Eureka Springs, Bentonville, Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, and […]

Expert Tips for Crafting Heartfelt and Unique Wedding Vows

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Writing your own wedding vows can be a scary task, but it’s a beautiful way to personalize your wedding day and make promises that are meaningful to you and your partner. Personal vows are an important part of any wedding ceremony, as they show the unique and special bond between the couple. They are a […]

Tips for Sunset or Golden Hour Photos on your Wedding

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Capturing stunning sunset or golden hour photos can add a magical touch to your wedding album. Whether you’re a professional photographer or a photography enthusiast, taking breathtaking sunset photos requires planning and careful execution. Here are some essential tips to ensure you capture the best sunset moments on your special day. Plan Ahead to Capture […]

Secrets to getting your groom onboard with wedding planning

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There are some things that guys really care about and things that we really don’t care about at all. I personally don’t care about the pillows on my couch or bed, but I know some ladies will have hundreds and they have to coordinate some how. Planning a wedding might be one of those things […]

New Technology Trends for 2024 Weddings


There were some huge jumps in technology in 2023 in the world and for weddings. Overall, artificial intelligence was by far the biggest change. Now it’s 2024, and many people are wondering what new technology will be popping up in weddings.   Personalized Wedding Apps One of my friends builds apps and it used to be […]