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How to Get Some Easy Honeymoon Help

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This easy craft is perfect for all brides and the perfect money dance replacement!
Ok it’s the time of the reception when the DJ announces the ever so awkward and uncomfortable money dance. As a bride you get the chance to dance with every single guest from your dorky uncle to your bridesmaid’s random date in hopes of getting a dollar or two to put towards your honeymoon.

Well, with this cute and easy DIY craft, you can tell the DJ to skip the money dance and continue to shake it on the dance floor- and hey you might even make it rain at the same time!

First, you get a top loading shadow box! It is crucial that it is a top loading box. You can find them at Michaels! how to 2

Once you have your frame the rest is super easy! Just pick a picture for the back drop and choose a color sharpie (silver or gold looks best) and write “honeymoon fund” or “tips for travel” right on the glass of the frame to complete the craft!

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What is there not love about an adorable how to project that will do the exact opposite of breaking the bank?!
Goodbye money dance and hello honeymoon!



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Travel Tuesday: San Francisco

This past weekend we headed to San Francisco to start the planning process for our first Northern California Wedding with Ari, our bride (and of my dear friends) and her groom, Andrew.

I love San Fran and we found some amazing venues and lots of incredible vendors.

There are so many beautiful sites to see in San Francisco, a visit here is a must! If you are thinking about getting married here you can be sure that your guests will enjoy exploring the city, there is so much to see and do!

Here are some of our favorites:


Take the Cable Car

“San Francisco itself is art, above all literary art. Every block is a short story, every hill a novel. Every home a poem, every dweller within immortal. That is the whole truth.”~William Saroyan


Visit the Full House (from the TV show)


Drive down Lombard street (or walk)


Explore the Muir Woods

“I don’t know of any other city where you can walk through so many culturally diverse neighborhoods, and you’re never out of sight of the wild hills. Nature is very close here.”~Gary Snyder

Golden Gate Bridge

Travel across the Golden Gate Bridge on a tandem bike


Stroll through Sausalito (get a sausalito cookie- they are huge and amazing)


Audio tour through Alcatraz

“It’s an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco. It must be a delightful city and possess all the attractions of the next world.”~Oscar Wilde


Get a treat at Ghiardelli Square (chocolate, icecream, Kara’s Cupcakes, OH MY!).


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Travel Tuesday: New York City

Start spreading the news
I am leaving today
I want to be a part of it
New York, New York


This past month we have had two of our lovely brides go to NYC to find their wedding gowns!

It’s such a magical city from Vera to Klienfelds, you are sure to have a wonderful experience and say “YES” to the dress!

Today let’s go on an adventure from our laptops (wherever you may be in the world) to the BIG APPLE!

Today we are inspired by this lovely city and all that it has to offer: Central Park, Time Square, Statue of Liberty, Greenwich Village, Empire State Building, to BROADWAY, we love it ALL!


The city seen for the first time,

in its first wild promise of all the mystery and

the beauty in the world.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald


A bad day in New York City is still better than a good day anywhere else.


New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of
There’s nothin’ you can’t do
Now you’re in New York
These streets will make you feel brand new
Big lights will inspire you
Let’s hear it for New York, New York,
New York


When I first moved to New York and I was totally broke,
sometimes I would buy Vogue instead of dinner.
I felt it fed me more.- Carrie Bradshaw
Give me such shows — give me the streets of Manhattan!
Walt Whitman

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.


One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to

it as much in five minutes as in five years.

Tom Wolfe


I want to wake up in that city
That doesn’t sleep
And find I’m king of the hill
Top of the heap


My little town blues
They are melting away
I gonna make a brand new start of it
In old New York

New York Times Square

If I can make it there
I’ll make it anywhere
It’s up to you
New York, New York



– Audrey Hepburn



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