5 Mistakes That Could Throw Off Your Wedding Budget

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Sticking to your wedding budget is no easy task, but it can become a whole lot more difficult if you make any of these five common mistakes! Take a look at the budgeting pitfalls you should avoid when planning your big day.

Underestimating RSVPs

If you start inviting anyone and everyone you can think of in hopes that many of them aren’t likely to say yes, you might be shocked when response cards start rolling in. Start by only inviting the number of people your budget can accommodate. Should you receive some declines, move on to your “B List” and …

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3 Ways to Give Back this Christmas

3-ways-to-give-back-this-christmasChristmas is a wonderful time of year because it’s filled with the joy of gift-giving. But for the many people and families in need, this is a time of year that can be exceptionally lonely and stressful. As we celebrate the season, we also have the ability to help many people in need. Here are just a few ideas for how you can give back this Christmas!

Host a party with a purpose

This is the time of year when holiday parties take over our social calendar. If you’re planning to host a holiday party of your own, make it …

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The Best DIY Décor for Your Fall Wedding

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If you’re planning a fall wedding, there are many different opportunities to bring in some DIY décor. Creating your own decorations not only make the details feel that much more special, but it also helps to save money.

While we’ve all seen plenty of “Pinterest fails,” the good news is there are some simple and fool-proof ideas that are hard to mess up. Take a look at our favorite DIY fall wedding décor!

Centerpieces

Fall offers a ton of materials to create stunning centerpieces for your wedding. Pumpkins, pine cones, leaves and gourds can be mixed and matched to create …

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How to Promote Your Charity Event

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Weddings and graduations make up a lot of our business, but we have also helped many local nonprofits and charities plan successful events to raise funds for their various causes. It’s a uniquely rewarding experience that has also allowed us to gain some insight into how to market a charity event to maximize attendance and as a result, funds raised.

Take a look at these four key opportunities to better promote your next nonprofit event!

Have a Clear Message

First and foremost, you want to be sure your event makes it easy for people to understand why you’re raising funds …

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How to Plan a Magical Off-Season Wedding On a Budget

How to Plan a Magical Off-Season Wedding On a Budget

When it comes to weddings, everything is more expensive when it is at its height of popularity. But by opting for an off-season wedding (roughly November through April), you can often find great deals and more easily negotiate pricing with your vendors.

If you’re planning a wedding on a tight budget, going with an off-season date may be a great fit for you! Here’s our expert advice on how to plan an off-season wedding while making it feel just as much – if not more magical than those popular summer wedding dates.

Venue

An outside venue is not completely out …

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