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Everything Your Wedding Party Needs to Know About the Wedding Day

We all love our friends and family who take the time to be with us on our wedding day, but let’s be real.. sometimes they can add some extra stress! Just like the holidays, weddings brings everyone together, which can mean a lot of different dynamics to navigate. Here is everything you need to let your wedding party and family know before the wedding day so everyone can sit back and enjoy the day!

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Wedding Vocabulary 101: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Wedding Lingo

When you start to plan a wedding, you will quickly learn that the wedding industry is truly a different world! And in this different world, we speak our own language- one that is foreign to those who have never planned a wedding before! So to make things easier, here is a quick vocabulary lesson on all the wedding lingo you will hear and what it all means!

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7 Ways to Incorporate your Monogram into your Wedding

As brides in the South, we know the fun of monogramming and know that when it comes to monograms, you can pretty much put them on anything! Here are 7 classic AND creative ways to incorporate your monogram into your wedding:

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The Best Podcasts To Get You Through Wedding Planning

Let’s face it, as fun as planning a wedding can be, there are definitely some times it feels more tedious than exciting. Hours of stuffing and sealing envelopes, driving to planning meetings, and reading through timelines and contracts can start to take its toll! So, here are my favorite podcasts to entertain you while planning your perfect day!

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If the (Wedding) Shoe Fits

No outfit is truly complete without the perfect pair of shoes, and your wedding ensemble is no exception! Your wedding shoes are the perfect opportunity to show some style, a pop of color, and even some bling!

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Gifts for Every Occasion: Custom Boxes by Lily & Grey

Weddings come with so many events- bridal showers, bachelorette parties, wedding showers, and the list goes on! Whether your a bride, bridesmaids, or just looking for a nice gift, check out our guide to choosing the perfect gift for each occasion! 10% of the profits of these boxes will be donated to Once Upon a Wedding. Not to mention we have a SPECIAL TREAT FOR ALL OF YOU- use the code SS10 for 10% of your order!!! Head on over to Lily and Grey because you won't want to miss out! 

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Gifts for your Gals: Fun and Alternative Bridesmaids Gifts

Your bridesmaids are the girls who will give up an entire weekend to make sure you look pretty and to hold your dress when you pee… So you better believe they deserve a kick-ass gift! If you want to avoid the generic “bridesmaids/bride tribe/I-do crew” t-shirt that will inevitably end up in their pile of sleep shirts, here are some gifts that are sure to make your bridezilla moments worth it

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The Deal Behind First Look Photos

Everyone who has ever been in a wedding, attended a wedding, or has ever watched a wedding in a movie could tell you this one- It's bad luck for a groom to see his bride in her wedding dress before the wedding. Some perceive this as a romantic gesture, while others see it as a superstition. However, the origin of this tradition has almost nothing to do with romantic gestures or superstitions.

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