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Wedding Education

How to Plan a Wedding in 6 Months in the Twin Cities

The Twin Cities couple’s checklist for planning a wedding in 6 months.

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Engagements

Everything You Need for Planning Your Proposal in the Twin Cities

Planning your proposal in the Twin Cities? Your guide on what to consider for your special moments is right here!

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Wedding Education

Your Ultimate Guide: What to Look for in a Wedding Planner

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and it’s natural to want everything to go perfectly. But with so many tasks to complete and so many details to coordinate, planning a wedding can quickly become overwhelming. This is where a wedding planner comes in handy.  A professional wedding planner […]

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Weddings

Creekside Farm Weddings and Events: A Hidden Gem in the Countryside

The space at Creekside Farm Weddings and Events is perfect for those who wish to have a wedding surrounded by diverse nature within driving distance to the Twin Cities! You’ll have 50 acres all to yourselves, the option for 9 different ceremony spot options, beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces for you and your guests to […]

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Wedding Education

Finding the Perfect Wedding Officiant in Minnesota

Choosing a wedding officiant is a vital decision when planning your big day. The person you select to officiate your ceremony will set the tone for your wedding day and play a significant role in making sure the day goes smoothly. With so much riding on this choice, it’s crucial to take the time to […]

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Silverwood Park Wedding

Weddings

Silverwood Park Wedding, feat. Fairies and Hobbits!

If you’re considering an affordable, outdoor wedding with a natural background on beautiful grounds, look no further than Three Rivers Park District’s Silverwood Park and Great Hall!  Among other things, you’ll be able to use their getting ready room, event space, outdoor ceremony space (don’t worry, it’s in the shade by the time you’d have […]

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Saint Paul Courthouse Wedding Photo

Wedding Education

How to plan a Saint Paul Courthouse Wedding

Courthouse weddings are great if you would like an intimate ceremony, are on a budget or a tight timeline, or even if you would like to avoid the stress of planning a larger wedding. You may even consider a small courthouse wedding if you are local to Minnesota and have a destination wedding planned to […]

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Wedding Education

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Wedding Guest List

Let me start off by saying when it comes to your wedding guest list – all guest list sizes are acceptable! It’s your wedding, and you get to choose who you would like to be there with you.  Guest lists can bring about an array of emotions, some folks experience all of them, while others […]

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Wedding Education

Preserving Memories: What to do with your wedding photos

You spent months planning, hours going over the color palette and your seating chart, and getting all the details just right for your perfect wedding celebration. Before you knew it the big day happened; you laughed, cried, and smiled for hours. Now you’re likely wanting some recovery time for everything, cause let’s be real, that […]

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Wedding Education

Creating Your Dream Wedding: A 4-Step Guide to Get You Started

So you’re engaged, or you’ve at least discussed getting married with your partner — hell yeah!  Now that you’ve decided to get married, you just need to decide how you want to get married! Easy, right? 😉 I’m here to share with you my best tips on how to start planning a wedding that will […]

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Weddings

A Match Made in the Machine Shop: A Gothic Wedding Celebration

When I first met with Moth and Logan to chat about their wedding at Machine Shop in Minneapolis, they told me they were creating a goth-inspired wedding — and boy did they deliver! Read on to see what your wedding day at Machine Shop can look like, including if the weather is cold or rainy, […]

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Wedding Education

Capture the Moment: 5 Reasons Why a First Look is a Must

You’re engaged, you’ve found a venue and set a date, and now you’re starting to imagine your day! EEK!!! One of the first questions to answer is: Do you want a first look?  Wait, backup a sec. What is a first look? A first look is an intentional, intimate moment where you and your partner […]

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