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Making it Official: Marriage License & Name Changing

Posted by Lauren Wallis

When you dream of getting married, paperwork and legal documents typically don't come to mind. But if you want to make it official, obtaining your marriage license is one of the most important wedding day details you need finalize.

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Topics: wedding planning, Chicago Wedding Planning & Ideas, Michigan Wedding Planning & Ideas, Resources

7 Ways to Trim Your Wedding Guest List

Posted by Lauren Wallis

Deciding who to invite to your wedding is often one of the most challenging (and emotionally charged) parts of planning a wedding. Office politics, family dynamics and budgets can create some stressful moments. Guest lists go beyond friendships, careers and family dynamics – especially when you remember each person on your guest list represents a fee for food, drinks, decor, printing, postage, and the list goes on.

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Topics: Michigan Wedding Planning & Ideas, Chicago Wedding Planning & Ideas, wedding planning

The Only Wedding Timeline You'll Need

Posted by Lauren Wallis

Is this you? You're deep in the throws of wedding planning.... and so many questions are racing through your mind as the day gets closer.

  • Maybe you're trying to nail down just how many hours you need the photographer for. (Do you need pictures at salon? Maybe!)
  • What time is the limo picking you up again? What if there's traffic - that one freeway is closed! 
  • What if dinner runs long? I want the dance floor open ASAP!
The good news you're carefully looking at every minute of how your wedding day will unfold -- which means you're on top of things BUT that's super stressful! So our team is here with some helpful tips to help you make the most of your day! One of the biggest mistakes.... well, we'll let you read on. 
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Topics: wedding planning, Michigan Wedding Planning & Ideas, Chicago Wedding Planning & Ideas, wedding ideas

How To Build Your Wedding Budget in 3 Simple Steps

Posted by Lauren Wallis

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Topics: wedding planning, Michigan Wedding Planning & Ideas, Chicago Wedding Planning & Ideas

When to Book Your Wedding Vendors & More!

Posted by Lauren Wallis

The average US engagement is 12 - 18 months! There are so many elements to think about from big ticket items like your reception venue to the small details like how you want your guests dinner napkins folded! (Yes, that's a thing!)  So to help keep you on track, we've broken down the tasks in an easy to use wedding planning timeline.

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Topics: wedding planning, Michigan Wedding Planning & Ideas, Chicago Wedding Planning & Ideas