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Old Faithful

August 27, 2015

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It’s insane to admit, but I’m still feeling the effects of wedding chaos in everyday life.  I’m constantly tired and am now fighting this annoying sore throat.  I have a suspicion it all has to do with a lack of nutrients due to the fact that I never did revisit the doctor after finding out I’m anemic.  Been thinking about possibly trying out a naturopath and finally putting effort into fixing my stomach issues.  Which is an extensive list of life long problems that are probably only heightened by my lack of iron (I’ve been a vegetarian for almost ever).  A real joy and a delight, I tell ya!  Have you ever seen a naturopathic doctor?  Any words of wisdom?

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4 Reasons Why You Need A Day-Of Wedding Coordinator

August 25, 2015

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The one piece of advice I heard on repeat from past brides, was to hire a Day-Of Coordinator.   I think many of us go into wedding planning with an independent and ambitious spirit, but truthfully, you can’t do it all.  I know it can be really tough to stick to your vision and know where to allocate your limited funds, but it’s physically impossible for you to assume any other role on your wedding day other than bride or groom (or mother of the bride, or wedding guest, or anyone else that you try to give this responsibility to).  Sure, hiring a Day-Of can sound like an added cost, but I’m here to tell you with as much emphasis as possible that it’s worth EVERY penny.  You can’t put a price tag on your sanity.  You NEED a Day-Of Wedding Coordinator.

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Pieces Of 70’s Flare

August 21, 2015

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We’ve all been guilty of it.  A hot trend hits NYFW, blogs, and magazines and we’re overcome with a sense of NEED.  This often leads to us to impulse buy and sometimes it’s for such a short lived trend!  These days, I’m trying to be a little more conscious of my spending and am aiming for smarter purchases that truly reflect my personal style.  I’m also doing my best to re-wear as often as possible.

My good friend Alexandra of To Vogue Or Bust and I decided to tackle the 70’s trend with two different looks and I’m proud to say that I was able to do so without splurging on anything new!  Something as broad as “70’s style” has the ability to be created with a modern twist, and hopefully with items you already own or can find second-hand!  Take a look:

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Not So Square

August 20, 2015

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Well, that certainly was the best week of my life that now feels like a distant dream.  I cannot wait to go through every second of it with you guys and re-live it all!  There’s so much to share and so many wedding planning and even life lessons learned.  Beforehand, I couldn’t stop saying how much I hated planning but after seeing it all come together, I take it all back!

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