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The Truth About Day-Of Wedding Planners a.k.a Wedding Coordinators

By at January 12, 2014 | 1:06 pm | 0 Comment

If you thought that "Are you hiring a wedding planner?" was a "Yes" or "No" question, think again. There is a happy medium between hiring a full-service planner and winging it all on your own, and that is the day-of coordinator. An often poorly understood concept, the day-of coordinator can be a life saver for couples who don't have the budget for a full-service

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Ace Your Wedding Vows in 7 Easy Steps

By at January 7, 2014 | 4:25 pm | 0 Comment

It's always a nice touch when couples write their own vows. It's the best way to bring you and your fiance's personalities into your wedding ceremony, and a sure-fire way to engage the audience, whether they are left crying or laughing. Expressing your love on paper may seem daunting, but it's easier than you'd think. Let us count the ways... 1. Begin

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Conversations You Must Have About Your Venue Before Your Big Day

By at January 7, 2014 | 11:21 am | 0 Comment

Earlier, we covered conversations you must have with your photographer before your big day. If you haven't read that, you can find it here: http://www.allaboutnaijaweddings.com/conversations-you-must-have-with-your-photographer-before-the-big-day/ Today, we'll cover the conversations you must have with your venue vendor before your big day! 1. Are you licensed

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Wedding Planning: 10 Things Brides Forget To Do

By at January 5, 2014 | 8:39 pm | 0 Comment

As the big day approaches, many brides tend to forget some fairly important things to do. We'll be sharing the most common tasks that brides forget entirely or postpone to the last minute. 1. Bring your marriage license: An important part of making it ‘official!’ Check with the jurisdiction where your ceremony will take place about any deadlines for applying

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Conversations You Must Have With Your Photographer Before The Big Day

By at January 3, 2014 | 11:02 am | 1 Comments

Are you planning a wedding and narrowed down your list of photographers for your big day? Before you part with any of your hard-earned cash, make sure you ask your wedding photographer these essential questions. Image credit: Jenny Demarco 1. Will you be my photographer on the day? Some companies have lots of photographers on their books, so make sure the person

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12 Wedding ‘Rules’ Every Bride Should Feel Free to Break

By at January 2, 2014 | 9:36 pm | 1 Comments

One year ago today, my fiance and I got engaged, and I remember that for a few hours after, we didn't tell anyone. We wanted to enjoy the glow on our own. In retrospect, I actually wish I'd taken even more time to keep the news to ourselves. Because it seems like as soon as one person knows, the advice (solicited or not) starts rollin' in -- from wedding magazines to

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Social Media and Weddings: Dos and Don’ts

By at October 15, 2013 | 7:32 pm | 0 Comment

As our lives continues to evolve around the internet and the need to stay connected, we find ourselves sharing and posting information be it personal or not across social media sites. Frankly, when it comes to weddings, it has made it fun! Numerous inspiration, from outfits to wedding decor and makeup can be seen in wedding pictures and videos shared online. Blame it on

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Bachelorette Party Drama: Who’s Right?

By at July 23, 2012 | 3:17 am | 4 Comments

**Here's a story about a demanding bride in my opinion. I have heard similar and in some cases, worse ones than this. All this makes me wonder about bachelorette party etiquette, costs of the festivities (should it be imposed or not) etc. Seems to me someone needs to have a real heart to heart talk with Dupe** Dupe and Chioma are best friends and Dupe is engaged to be

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Bridal Archetypes: Where Do You Fit In?

By at May 1, 2012 | 9:05 am | 2 Comments

Brides come with many different personalities, backgrounds, and levels of taste. There truly are significant bridal personality types. Do you fit in one or more of these categories? THE SUPER-ORGANIZED BRIDE: In your hand you always carry your wedding planner book completely intact and perfectly organized. It is filled with all the information you have collected

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Wedding Planning 101: A 12-Month Wedding Planning Checklist

By at April 8, 2012 | 8:47 pm | 4 Comments

You've said yes to the big question, now what? If you're starting to become overwhelmed with the thought of planning your big day, sit down, take a deep breath and look over this 12-month planning guide. You'll see that planning a wedding is simply a matter of getting organized. You can do it! 11-12 Months Before the Wedding Officially announce your

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Tips For The Bride and Groom: A Complete Guide To Help You Select A Caterer

By at April 6, 2012 | 2:31 pm | 0 Comment

Many people discover that their catered event is the biggest expense of their wedding or party. The cost of your wedding reception or party includes the food, beverages, kitchen staff, waitstaff, rentals, the decorations, and the cost of the reception site itself. About 50% of a couple’s wedding costs are the reception. It is very important to know how to interview and

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Tips For The Bride and Groom – How to Hire a DJ

By at April 6, 2012 | 12:18 pm | 2 Comments

It's hard enough planning a wedding ceremony, but then you also have to plan a reception! That means choosing food, drinks, decorations, locations, entertainment… While it may seem terribly important to pick exactly the right flowers, what's really important is that you pick the right people. This is by no means a comprehensive list of rules but the most important ones

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