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Making Your Own Wedding Invitation Versus Hiring A Professional Stationery Vendor

Wedding Invitations

Forever Friends and Your Wedding Invitations Professionally printed wedding invitations by Carlson Craft come with the help of Forever Friends professional experience guiding you every step of the way, at no cost to you! We are living in a new, environmentally, budget-conscious age. With this in mind, Forever Friends is proud to offer a vast…

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Planning a Honeymoon or Destination Wedding!

Tahiti Honeymoon

Planning your honeymoon vacation or destination wedding travel should be fun! Working with a locally based travel professional assures you the quality vacation you are looking for without the stress and time involved while trying to arrange things on your own. Booking early allows you to lock-in the best promotional prices, as well as travel…

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5 Things A Bride Should Do After She Gets Engaged


Congratulations on your engagement! The very word *engaged* implies that you’re involved in a flurry of to-dos while wading through a sea of bridal magazines trying to figure out the difference between Venetian and Chantilly lace and calling your florist to discuss a shade of peach. There is good news! Planning your wedding is NOT…

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Posed Photojournalism: The Latest Trend in Wedding Photography

Wedding Photos

A bride dreams of her wedding day for years and starts planning from the time she can wield scissors. It’s one of her most important days and she’ll cherish the memories. While the memories of her dream wedding will gradually fade, her wedding pictures will not. Here are a few tips to make sure her…

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Personalizing Your Wedding Ceremony

Wedding Ceremony

The most personal part of your whole wedding day is your wedding ceremony.  I try to make sure that the words that my couples hear on their day really portray the style of their relationship and what’s important to them.  Be sure that you incorporate any sayings, poems, song lyrics or passages that feel special…

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Uplighting For Your Wedding Reception

Uplighting for your wedding

How Can One Make a Large Banquet Room or Wedding Reception Feel Warm and Cozy? As a professional DJ and Lighting Designer I can tell you that Decorating and Lighting can create that cozy feel you are in search of. If your budget allows for you to hire a Planner it can be a wise investment…

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No Children Allowed at Wedding Reception!

No Children Allowed at Wedding Reception

In order to avoid the possibility of kid related catastrophes, a bride and groom may wish to exclude children from their wedding and reception. If you are thinking about the option of an “Adults Only” wedding reception, its critically important that you consider the matter carefully and realize that some may indeed find this to…

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Avoid being a BRIDEZILLA!

Frazzled Bride

Ah Spring. Flowers growing, birds chirping, breezes blowing and…..brides screaming? It’s that time of year again: Wedding Season. Unless you are Vince Vaughn or Vera Wang, you might get a little itchy at the mention of a wedding. Let’s face it, taffeta in general is enough to give any bride the hives. But a newly…

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Pros and Cons of a Destination Wedding

Destination Wedding

Thinking About a Destination Wedding? Some pros and cons to think about. So you think you want to do a destination wedding? Well it is true that destination weddings end up saving couples thousands of dollars vs. a traditional wedding, but there are a lot of factors to consider before deciding if it’s an option…

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Weddings on the Beach – Tips for Planning

Beach Wedding

Are you planning to have your wedding on the beach? Here are some things to think about when thinking about beach weddings. Things to think about and tips on how to address them: Do you need a ceremony permit for that particular beach location? It is important to research the beach you are thinking about…

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