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Your wedding NEEDS a purpose, not a plan

Before you get swept up in a frenzy of consumerism and wedding-nonsense, your wedding needs a purpose. What’s that? Read on to find out!

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4 Simple Ways to Have A Wedding That Gives Back

For decades, weddings have been caught up in a frenzy of mindless spending as a result of the overwhelming pressure to throw an extravagant affair and one-up your best friend’s wedding.

Now, our generation is making huge shifts by finding ways to include meaningful and charitable aspects into their wedding ceremonies.

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5 Steps for Getting the Wedding You Want, Without Going Into Debt

Did you know that in the US, the average cost of a wedding is $33,000 (!!) and while everyone’s tolerance level will be different, $33,000 could feel like a lot of money to spend on just one gathering when there are a number of competing priorities in your life. So it’s important to be practical when tackling this tricky budgeting business. 

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The Surprising Secret For How To Have The Perfect Wedding

When you start planning a wedding in today’s world, it becomes painstakingly clear that you simply must have bespoke paper invitations hand-addressed by a calligrapher, you absolutely have to have cute gifts for your guests to take home, and of course, you have to have a dress for the ceremony AND another for the reception. Don’t even think about not having an open bar! So, where exactly do you have the room to express what you really value when you are constantly busy fulfilling someone else’s ideal wedding plan?

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The Parent Trap — How To Stop Parents Interfering In Your Wedding Plans

The entanglement of your parent’s expectations and your own is a complicated symphony of nostalgia, social norms, and ego. So it’s not surprising to find that the complexity runs so deep that you may not even know where your true desires start and your parents desires end. So many couples say that they have simply “given in” to the pressures of their parents, but remember, my friend — it’s your wedding, so it also needs to be rooted in your rituals.

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Your Wedding Shouldn’t Be The Best Day of Your Life

From the time you were old enough to consume media and films, you have been bombarded with an image of what your “big day” should look like. That “big day” I’m talking about is your wedding. The media has successfully fooled us into believing that wedding happiness looks like a cookie-cutter Disney princess movie, with a heavy dose of blush-toned Pinterest boards. Keep reading to find out why your wedding should not be the best day of your life.

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Stacey and Katie: Words of Wisdom

Stacey and her wife, Katie, got married last year in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Stacey shares with us some of the things she learned about the wedding process, and she believes that finding the wedding photographers who perfectly suite you and your partner, is almost as important as finding the love of your life.

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