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6 Ways Take Time for Yourself and De-stress

6 Ways Take Time for Yourself and De-stress

It’s no surprise that planning a wedding can be time-consuming and stressful. From finding the perfect venue to picking the right caterer, and everything in between. However, throughout the process of planning your wedding, it’s important to find ways to help you...

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Everything You Need to Know About Engagement Rings

Everything You Need to Know About Engagement Rings

The 6 C’s You Must-Know from Michelle Demaree If you are one of the 2.3 million couples getting engaged this year, you are sure to set yourself apart by being in-the-know. Most websites will tell you about the 4 C’s of diamonds, but there are 2 more C’s that must be...

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5 Tips For A Dream Vow Renewal by Susan Breslow

5 Tips For A Dream Vow Renewal by Susan Breslow

The New Romantics…Your Parents? Move over, millennials. Romance isn't just about young love but the joy of saying “I’d do it all over again with you.”If your folks have an anniversary coming up, renewing their wedding vows could be the best gift of all. To nudge them...

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Top 5 Reasons To Have An All-Inclusive Destination Wedding

Top 5 Reasons To Have An All-Inclusive Destination Wedding

This cold January has us dreaming of warm destination weddings. If the gorgeous weather isn’t enough to convince you, here are 5 more reasons from Palace Resorts why destination weddings are the perfect option for your big day. ONE | Less stressful There’s nothing to...

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3 Tips For Choosing Bridal Hair Accessories

3 Tips For Choosing Bridal Hair Accessories

We love a floral bridal headpiece as much as the next bride. We can’t help ourselves, we live and breathe all things delicate and beautiful, and often find floral elements can add the perfect detail to a bridal look. A headpiece and veil are a simple accessories,...

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6 Honest Makeup Tips For a Bride Over 30

6 Honest Makeup Tips For a Bride Over 30

A collection of day saving beauty tips from makeup artist, Amanda Cocanougher Williamson of Little Rosie & Co. We all like YouTube, right? Makeup tutorials are a must in my down time. Before I got married I had to have watched over 20 bridal makeup tutorials....

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4 Things You Should Get Insured Before Your Wedding

4 Things You Should Get Insured Before Your Wedding

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. Don’t fall into the trap of ‘it won’t happen to me’ because there are certainly some horror stories for brides-to-be. When you have a large group of people celebrating with alcohol, there’s always the...

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Tips & Tricks from Health & Fitness Expert, LadyBoss

Tips & Tricks from Health & Fitness Expert, LadyBoss

Health & Fitness expert and founder of LadyBoss, Kaelin Poulin dishes on her "3 day" wedding planning style and gives us tips and tricks on how to lose weight and be fit for your wedding day. What was one of your favorite aspects of your wedding that you put a lot...

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7 Money Tips for Newlyweds From Rachel Cruze

7 Money Tips for Newlyweds From Rachel Cruze

Have you thought about what life looks like after you get married? It’s easy to get so caught up in being engaged, booking your honeymoon, and planning for the big day that you forget all about life on the other side. But today, I want you to stop for a minute, take a...

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What Will My Groom Wear? Pop of Color

What Will My Groom Wear? Pop of Color

We're ending our final installment of "What Will My Groom Wear" with a pop of color. This week we've covered black, white, and something blue and now we're looking for a bang at the finale. Photographer: Michael Allen Whether it be casual or formal, a pop of color is...

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What Will My Groom Wear? Something Blue

What Will My Groom Wear? Something Blue

In our 4 part series, "What Will My Groom Wear," we've highlighted the classics: Black & White, but now it's time to bring in a little color. Every bride needs something blue. This groom look is classy and easy to dress up or down, depending on the theme of your...

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What Will My Groom Wear? Timeless in White

What Will My Groom Wear? Timeless in White

Welcome back to our "What will my groom wear?" series. Yesterday we highlighted a very classic black suit look and today we're putting a new spin on a favorite vintage look. Gatsby isn't the only man who can rock a white jacket. This timeless tux will give any groom a...

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What Will My Groom Wear? Classic Black

What Will My Groom Wear? Classic Black

We know brides everywhere are thinking "What will my groom wear?" We have decided to give our grooms some well deserved attention and help them look their best on the big day. Whether your guy is more traditional or modern, we can help him look his most polished! We...

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The Evolution of The Wedding

The Evolution of The Wedding

Had to share ...  The evolution of the wedding has been ground breaking, and surely, become bank breaking! "Traditional" has almost become "basic" in the wedding world. Even the most religious ceremonies have some sort of flair to them these days. From something as...

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Remembering, Wedding Gown Designer, Amsale Aberra

Remembering, Wedding Gown Designer, Amsale Aberra

Born in 1954, wedding gown designer, Amsale Aberra was raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She grew up making her own clothes, without knowing that one day she would been described as ‘the inventor of the modern wedding dress.’ When it came time for college, Amsale did...

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10 Ways to Plan a Wedding on a Budget by Rachel Cruze

10 Ways to Plan a Wedding on a Budget by Rachel Cruze

Are you planning a wedding? Congratulations! Your wedding day will likely be one of the best days of your entire life. As you start to think about details, I want you to keep this in mind: You don’t need to go into debt to have an amazing wedding. After all, no one...

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Marriage by Rachel Cruze

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Marriage by Rachel Cruze

There are many important conversations to be had before the “I do’s” are exchanged on the big day. Money is often the topic avoided by couples and Rachel Cruze is here to help you realize how important this topic truly is. Regardless, if you are the spender or the...

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10 Tips for Packing Light for your Summer Vacay

10 Tips for Packing Light for your Summer Vacay

ONE | Make a written list. Write down the basics for what you’ll need, and make sure to include anything you could be prone to forget at the last minute (toothbrush, phone charger, etc.), and follow your list to ensure you don’t overpack. Choose staples you feel most...

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5 Honeymoon Destinations for Dog Lovers

5 Honeymoon Destinations for Dog Lovers

ONE | Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort, is the perfect place to vacation with your furry friend. It is complete with butlers and made-to-order dishes that are sure to spoil any pup while you and your love tour Los Cabos, Mexico. The "Dog Butlers" will take...

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9 Wedding Planning Apps We Love

9 Wedding Planning Apps We Love

One | Wedding Planner by The Knot Inc.: This app ranks a solid 4.7 out of 5 stars on Apple’s App Store. This app is basically a one stop shop for everything wedding related; it’s like a real life wedding planner, just without the actual person. Users can employ the...

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Happy National Best Friend Day!

Happy National Best Friend Day!

It's National Best Friend Day and we could not think of a better way to celebrate this day than with a quote from our cover bride and sneak peek of her Nashville wedding. Mattie Jackson Selecman (daughter of Country Music Icon, Alan Jackson) is beautifully gracing the...

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Beauty Products Every Bride Needs To Try

Beauty Products Every Bride Needs To Try

It’s not often that I start using new products – to test them out, and for personal use – and have them score across the board. After becoming a mother with our second child last year, my skin has had its own agenda. Random breakouts, dryness, hyperpigmentation, you...

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5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Veil

5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Veil

Once you find the dress, it’s time to decide if a veil will be a part of your big day look. While this may seem like a simple task, choosing your veil should be carefully considered. Why? You most likely put a great deal of time (and money) into finding the perfect...

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Our 5 Ideas for Perfect Centerpieces

Our 5 Ideas for Perfect Centerpieces

Creating the perfect atmosphere for the first meal together as a married couple is no small task. There are so many decisions to make from place settings to the menu to centerpieces. Here are some of our favorite centerpiece ideas to help make your big day more...

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9 Wedding Planning Apps We Love

9 Wedding Planning Apps We Love

A curated collection of wedding apps we think no Southern Bride should live without. One | Wedding Planner by The Knot Inc.: This app ranks a solid 4.7 out of 5 stars on Apple’s App Store. This app is basically a one stop shop for everything wedding related; it’s like...

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5 Unique Flowers to Use in Your Bridal Bouquet

5 Unique Flowers to Use in Your Bridal Bouquet

Looking for some extra details to set your wedding apart from all your friends? Using unique types of flowers in your bridal bouquet will elevate your look by adding interesting visual affects. One | Kale: Yes, you read right. No, it isn’t a flower, but kale is...

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7 Beauty Services Every Bride Should Consider

7 Beauty Services Every Bride Should Consider

A Few Tips & Tricks for the Big Day 1) Eyebrow Threading Every bride wants her brows to look perfect on her wedding day! Rather than home waxing or plucking, why not treat yourself to a job done by a pro? The biggest benefits of threading are that it is much more...

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Southern Bride’s 9 Carry-On Essentials

Southern Bride’s 9 Carry-On Essentials

Oops, the airline lost your bag? Have no fear. Pack these nine essentials in your carry-on to avoid the stress of a lost checked bag!  A change of underwear/appropriate clothing for the destination. Make sure you have some necessities just in case. Nothing feels...

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Southern Bride’s 5 Tips for Packing Light

Southern Bride’s 5 Tips for Packing Light

1.Roll your clothes. This one is the easiest trick in the book. Rolling your clothes tightly increases the space in your luggage. That's just a proven fact. Just make sure that you have an iron wherever you're going. 2. Fill your purses with small items such as...

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The Ultimate Girls Weekend in Nashville

The Ultimate Girls Weekend in Nashville

It seems like all we’ve been hearing about lately is Nashville. Bachelorette parties have been flocking to Nashville more and more lately, but it’s for good reason. With free live music happening at all times, the casual atmosphere, southern hospitality, and...

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him & Her

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him & Her

Gifts for Her: 1. Pj's from Bedhead: A luxurious set of pajamas is always a good idea! Get her a set she'll love to lounge in and if you really want to be cute and romantic, find a style that has matching pairs for him and her! Click HERE for more information. 2. The...

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Holiday Drink Recipe

Holiday Drink Recipe

Amazingly refreshing, bubbly, and sweet, your guest will love this holiday treat.  Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco 3 cups prosecco 1 cup limoncello liqueur In large pitcher, whisk together prosecco and limoncello Serve over raspberries, if desired Top your Raspberry...

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6 Beauty Products From 2017 We Had To Share

6 Beauty Products From 2017 We Had To Share

A curated list of 6 beauty products from 2017 that we had to share with you before the years was out. The products have be chosen, tested, and loved by our Southern Bride team. We know you'll love them, too!  

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