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Real Brides Answer – What Would You Do Differently?
For all of you who are currently planning your wedding, check out these answers from real brides on what they would do[...]
Great Wedding Question: What If I Don’t Prefer My Preferred Wedding Vendor?
A great question came up the other day, posed by a bride-to-be.  She had signed a contract with a venue who[...]
The Yelp Bill: What Brides, Grooms & Wedding Professionals Need To Know
If you’ve ever heard me speak to a group of brides and grooms about contracts, one thing that I always[...]
6 Tips On How To Gracefully Broach The Wedding Budget Topic With Your Parents …Or Not
You’ve just gotten engaged. Woo hoo! You have made announcements to your friends and family, popped some bubbly and even[...]
Stop! Read This Before You Post A Yelp Review!
The stories I most frequently hear from brides and grooms typically involve a wedding vendor that did something crummy like[...]
You Said Yes! Now Protect That Bling: Ring Insurance 101
Please note that this post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links,[...]