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Friday Love

Friday is my favorite day of the week.  It always has been.  It makes no sense really, because on Friday’s I’ve always had to do something.  When I was young, it was school.  Once I had a job, it was

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No Kids Allowed At My Wedding!

Eileen wrote in with a common wedding planning dilemma: she is having a wedding where children are not invited, but a very close friend who is breastfeeding her infant is insisting she bring her baby.  In this video I share

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I spent this past weekend with two of my favorite people in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD – my sisters!  I’m the oldest of three girls; Kari is the middle child (I would insert a middle child joke here but I

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What’s Trending in Weddings // LiveStream Weddings

Okay, so I can’t say that this is a trend that I’ve personally experienced, but if I were a bride getting married today – who has family out of state and in Portugal (beijos para você!) – I would be

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How to Respond to a Vendor You’re No Longer Interested In

If you are engaged and planning a wedding, at some point you will encounter this scenario: whether or not you should respond to a prospective wedding vendor that you are no longer interested in.   I recently received an email

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Mike & Lindsay // The El Cortez, Part Two

Lindsay and Mike are SO dear to me and I’m so excited to share part two of their El Cortez wedding.  You can read more about their story here and how Lindsay and I have a loooong history, which make me feel

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On Being An Expert

Well hi there….  Alison here – ahem – the ‘expert’. Let me ask you a question: have you been called an expert in your field?  Neither had I, until recently. Estate Weddings & Events asked to interview me for a

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Roaring Twenties Inspiration by Beau-coup

Today I am so excited to feature a guest post from the AH-MAZING Beau-coup Favors, who’s unique and classy favors rock my world! I especially loved this and this. Speaking of unique, check out the awesome post below written by

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