{Friday Five} Thanksgiving Recipes and Tips

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you're like me, you may still be scrambling for some delicious recipes to try out this year. It also may be your first Thanksgiving that you're hosting. Either way - I have five great recipes and two great cheat sheets to help you out! … [Read more...]

Ceremony Music from Lauren Surkamer with Beautiful Sounds

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Everyone needs music to walk down the aisle to, and if you don't want to play an iPod and are looking for a little more personalization, then you must must must check out Lauren Surkamer with Beautiful Sounds. … [Read more...]

What Engagement Ring Fits Your Personality?

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Christmas is around the corner, and that means there may be talks of a little bling in the near future for you. Your engagement ring is a piece of jewelry you'll wear for the rest of your life, so you want it to be perfect. You want it to not only fit your finger but fit your personality, too. … [Read more...]

{Friday Five} Wedding Vows

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Writing your own vows and need some inspiration? Then today's post is surely for you. I've scoured the Internet for five of the sweetest, most endearing wedding vows I can find. Even if you aren't writing your own vows, these words will hopefully inspire you anyway. … [Read more...]

Wedding Calligraphy by Lisa Marlo

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Beautiful, hand-lettered wedding invitations, programs, and menus are classic and always produce "oohs" and "aahs" from wedding guests. If you're not so good on the hand-lettering, you can always trust a professional like Lisa Marlo to do the job. … [Read more...]

{Date Night} A Day at The Biltmore Estate

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While we have a huge variety of things to do in Greenville and the Upstate, we are also blessed to live close to other cities like Atlanta, Charlotte, and Asheville. And one of Asheville's most well-known destinations is The Biltmore Estate. If you've been there, you know how gorgeous it is. But have you been around the holiday season? Gorgeous. This is a perfect idea for a date for you and yours. … [Read more...]

{Etiquette} Dos and Don’ts of Being a Bridesmaid

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Today's post is for the attendants. Your friend or sister has not only chosen you to be a part of her wedding day, but also trusts you to uphold to certain responsibilities and decorum. Make sure you don't let her down - take in these 9 Dos and Don'ts of being a bridesmaid from Martha Stewart. … [Read more...]

{Friday Five} Show-Stopping Engagement Rings

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Diamonds ARE a girl's best friend, and we never get tired of looking at insanely gorgeous engagement rings. I've gathered five six (Friday Six is ok for today, right?!) of the sparkliest, loveliest engagement rings...and if you need to casually email this link to a certain someone...go right on ahead and do it. ;) … [Read more...]

How to Reserve Hotel Room Blocks Like a Pro

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Today's post is a little peek into our amazing Allison's bride newsletter. While you are spending countless hours planning your perfect event, don't forget to overlook overnight arrangements for your guests. Many family and friends will travel long distances to celebrate with you and will most likely need a convenient place to stay during their visit. We've been asked lots of questions about reserving room blocks, so Allison spoke with the experts at The Westin Poinsett and The Courtyard … [Read more...]