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"I always say, keep a diary and someday it'll keep you" - Mae West


A monthly journal of love, marriage, and events galore

Homemade [hō(m)-ˈmād]: made or prepared at home, locally, or by the maker’s own efforts

While we know not everyone has a crafty or artistic side, we love when our couples bring a little something personal and homemade to their wedding celebration. Whether it’s creating a clever way to display escort cards, sharing their favorite sweet treat, or even making their own bouquet, that bit of effort makes the event…
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“We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic”

There is something so fun, so personal, so important about bringing yourself into your wedding planning. When your guests arrive, they should be able to see bits of both of you in the event. Including cultural traditions is a wonderful way of bringing in those details while also giving recognition to your heritage. Here are…
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“To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak”

Many years ago, I was surprised when I found out a young couple was using Anne Murray’s “Can I Have This Dance” as their first dance song. The song originally came out in 1980, before the bride was even born. The bride’s mom said her daughter had an old soul. For some reason, the song…
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April showers bring May flowers

May has come and gone and things are still a bit crazy. To try and add a little color, beauty, and joy to your world, this month we’re featuring some amazing bridal bouquets. Flowers seem to be one part of wedding planning that has so many couples overwhelmed – there are just too many gorgeous…
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Let’s talk about real love

We’re at the end of April and at home, still. While things are still so uncertain, there’s one thing you can always be sure of, the love of a pet. Maybe we should be a bit more specific, the love of a DOG, as no one truly knows what that cat of yours is thinking.…
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Let them eat cake!

There are a few times in your life when you can have an enormous cake and no one will scoff – your birthday and your wedding. With all that’s going on currently, we thought we’d share a little joy and sweetness and show some of the wonderful cakes couples have had over the years. Enjoy…
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