Pre Wedding Beauty Checklist


Getting ready on your wedding day can be very stressful. You want to look more gorgeous than you’ve ever looked before, but with everything going on it can be easy to forget something important. This wedding beauty checklist should help you when it comes to beautifying yourself on your big day. If you make sure you’ve got these things done, you can’t go wrong:

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Wedding Party Ideas #targetwedding


This Wedding Party Ideas conversation was sponsored by Target Weddings.  All opinions are our own.

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Getting married is one of the biggest events in a person’s life.  It becomes all consuming, with the places you have to go, and the things that you need to do.  And the expense!  It seems that because mention the “w” word, the price on anything skyrockets.  You can host your own party, quickly and inexpensively.  Here are a few ideas.

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DIY Starburst Candy Corn Party Favors


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Recently, I discovered two of my favorite things had come together, and created an even better item.  What are these two items, you ask?  Starburst and candy corn!  Oh yes, Starburst Candy Corn is now a thing, and it’s pretty fantastic.

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Great Ideas for Unique Wedding Venues

Great Ideas for Unique Wedding Venues

Unique Wedding Venue Ideas Great Ideas for Unique Wedding Venues

Ahhh…weddings.  Who doesn’t love a beautiful wedding in a gorgeous locale?  Browsing through wedding magazines can send a girl (or a guy!) into sensory overload.  Dresses, flowers, food, the rings!  And the picture perfect venues that are all too much to bear.  So, you can’t afford to have your wedding in the Bahamas or Aspen.  That doesn’t mean your wedding has to suck or be cookie cutter, either.

There are lots of unusual wedding and reception venues, if you just look around. 

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100 Ways to Say I Love You

100 Ways to Say I Love You

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The phrase “I Love You” is commonly referred to as “those three little words.”  For some reason, we find it so hard to say, even if we mean it from the bottom of our hearts.   When you’re looking for something else fun or a new twist on those three little words, peruse the list below of 100 ways to say I Love You.  In 100 different languages, that is! 


The list is formatted as LANGUAGE – Way to say I love you – (areas and/or countries this language is used)


 AFRIKAANS – Ek het jou lief; Ek is lief vir jou (Namibia, South Africa)

ALBANIAN – Te dua; Te dashuroj (Albania, Kosovo)

AMHARIC – Afekrishalehou (Ethiopia)

ARABIC – Ana behibak (to a male); Ana behibek (to a female) (Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Comoros, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan,Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, proposed Palestinian State, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen)

ARMENIAN – Yes kez sirum em; Kezi chat ge sirem(Armenia)

ASSAMESE – Moi tomak bhal pau (India)

AZERBAIJANI – Men seni severam (Azerbaijan, Iraq)

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Winter Wedding Ideas for 2012 – Elegant and Formal

Oscar de la Renta Winter 2012 wedding dress

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It used to be that people only got married during the Summer.  Well, if they were having a big wedding, that is.  Nowadays, weddings are happening year-round.  The only problem with this, is that you need to prepare for a Winter wedding much differently than you do for a summer wedding. 

Here are some of the hot Winter Wedding Ideas for 2012 + 2013

Winter 2012 & 2013 Wedding Dresses

Wedding Dresses are leaning back towards the elegance of yesteryear.  Lace, silks, and brocades can be seen in dresses from the top designers.  Modern twists like high-low hemlines, sheer necklines, and bare backs are also on-trend.  And, of course, lace sleeves are still so hot, thanks to Kate Middleton. 

Colored gowns are very popular this season as well.  Most brides are keeping it to a soft shade like silver, icy blue, or a blush pink. 

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