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5 Thoughtful Gifts to Surprise Your Partner

Surprising your partner with thoughtful gifts can deepen the connection and create cherished moments throughout your wedding journey. Here are five heartwarming gift ideas to consider! Personalized Keepsakes Gift your partner a personalized keepsake that holds...

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3 Incredible Ideas for a Wedding Reception Exit

The grand exit from your wedding reception is your special day’s final, memorable moment. In New Mexico, where weddings are celebrated with charm and vibrancy, the exit can be as unique and stunning as the rest of the event! If you’re seeking inspiration, attending a...

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Crafting Your Wedding Day Survival Kit!

Navigating the path to your wedding day can feel like a complex journey filled with excitement, anticipation, and, admittedly, a fair share of stress. Crafting a wedding day survival kit is an absolute must to ensure you’re prepared for any unexpected hiccups that...

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The Bridal Party and Wedding Planning in New Mexico!

Embarking on the journey of wedding planning can be both exciting and overwhelming. At New Mexico Wedding Expos and Guide, we understand the importance of a strong support system during this process. While your traditional bridal party comprises your closest friends,...

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How to Entertain Guests While You’re Shooting Photos

Your wedding day is a whirlwind of love and celebration; the photoshoot is your chance to capture those cherished moments. But what about your guests? While you’re busy striking poses and creating lasting memories, keeping your loved ones entertained is essential. So,...

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6 Different Ways to Use Flowers in Your Wedding Décor

Flowers have an enchanting way of adding elegance, romance, and a touch of nature’s beauty to your wedding décor. From elaborate floral installations to delicate boutonnieres, there are countless ways to incorporate blooms into your special day! As wedding planners in...

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How To Tailor a Wedding to Suit a Personality

Planning your dream wedding can be an exciting yet overwhelming journey. It’s a day that should reflect your unique personality and style, and finding ways to infuse your individuality into every celebration aspect is key. So today, we will explore some creative ideas...

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How To Write Your “Save The Date”

“Save the Date” cards are a great way to get the word out to your friends and family! “Save The Date” cards are not always necessary, but for a wedding planned well in advance, this ensures that your guests have enough notice to plan on attending your wedding. These...

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Planning Your Destination Wedding

Destination weddings can be a unique and beautiful experience! Taking your wedding out of town can reduce certain stressors. But planning nuptials in a faraway place can bring other planning needs that you might not have thought of. Here are a few steps to planning...

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What To Pack For Your Honeymoon

Just because it's an exciting vacation with a special name, preparing for it doesn’t have to be a daunting task. You’ve got an entire wedding to plan, so packing for your honeymoon might not be at the top of your to-do list. We’re here to help! Here are some of the...

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Ways to Make the Bridesmaids Comfortable!

Make bridesmaids comfortable Ways to Make the Bridesmaids Comfortable! Your bridesmaids are crucial in your wedding journey, from planning the big day to being by your side during the ceremony. As experts in wedding shows and expos in New Mexico, we understand the...

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What Should The Wedding Party Pay For?

The wedding party is there to support you on your big day, and you’re happy to have them! Even so, it can be difficult to talk about money and what might be expected of your party. Every wedding is different, so we’re breaking down the three biggest expenses that the...

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Remember To Say “Thank You!”

There are always those special people who came through with help during your wedding planning. Make sure to thank them for making your day special! A night away at a bed & breakfast makes a special gift for another couple who’s close to you, like your parents....

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10 Essential Items to Include in a Wedding Registry!

Planning your dream wedding is an exciting journey, and one of the most enjoyable aspects is creating your wedding registry. Your registry is not just a list of gifts; it’s an opportunity to curate a collection of items to enhance your newlywed life together. As...

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Can You Rent a Private Beach for Your Wedding?

Dreaming of a beachfront wedding, with the soothing sound of waves and the sun setting on the horizon? The allure of a private beach wedding is undeniable, but is it attainable in enchanting New Mexico? Today, we'll dive into renting a private beach for your wedding,...

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Vendor Spotlight – Natural Touch Photography

Natural Touch Photography has been photographing families and couples since 2006. Among the top wedding photographers in Albuquerque or Santa Fe wedding photographers, Natural Touch Photography has been voted by more than 2000 clients as the top wedding photography...

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Wedding Dress Shapes & Styles

You’ve found the love of your life! Now it’s time to pick the dress of your dreams! With so many different wedding gown styles, types and shapes, we’re giving you a quick guide to dress styles. From flowy to fitted, which style fits you? Ball Gown. Ball Gown dresses...

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Vendor Spotlight – All Things Boudoir

All Things Boudoir at the NM Wedding Expo. Photo by Matt Blasing Photography. “It’s about laughter, having fun, and doing the brave work of loving yourself. It’s a celebration - a celebration of YOU!” Boudoir photoshoots embrace you and your beauty. All Things Boudoir...

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The Most Common Dreams and Nightmares Before the Wedding!

Your wedding day is one of life’s most magical and anticipated moments. As you inch closer to the big day, you may find yourself experiencing a whirlwind of emotions, hopes, and fears. Dreams and nightmares about your wedding are normal and can offer insight into your...

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Wedding Cake Alternatives

Wedding cakes are classic, but not every couples’ favorite thing. If you don’t want a cake at your wedding, here are some other sweet alternatives that wedding guests are loving right now: Cookies. Having a cookie bar at your wedding is a tasty alternative to having a...

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How To Write The Perfect Wedding Toast

How To Write The Perfect Wedding Toast Giving a wedding toast can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! An ideal wedding toast should only be a few minutes long at most, so coming up with something short yet sentimental is easier than you think. We’ve...

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Vendor Spotlight – Bella’s Boutique

Bella’s Boutique at the NM Wedding Expo. Photo by Matt Blasing Photography. Fashion for Less! With clothes, jewelry, belts, purses and accessories to fit any budget, Bella’s Boutique is a local shop we can’t visit enough! Bella’s Boutique is a woman-owned shop in...

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Wedding Dress Fabrics & Materials

There are a lot of different kinds of fabrics and materials that wedding gowns are made of. What are they? What do they feel like? How are they made? Before booking your bridal fitting, here is a quick rundown of what materials and fabrics you're likely to see:...

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Communicating Your Dream Wedding to Your Wedding Planner

working with a wedding planner Planning your dream wedding in New Mexico? Envisioning a celebration that perfectly reflects your style and personality? One of the key aspects of turning your vision into reality is effectively communicating your desires to your wedding...

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How To Choose: Wedding Band vs. DJ

Choosing the right music for your reception is essential to creating the perfect atmosphere. You want your guests to feel relaxed, included, and ready to celebrate. You also want something that’s special for you and your spouse. Here are some things to consider when...

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3 Ways to Add Color to Your Wedding

Choosing a color scheme is one of the first steps in wedding planning. Some couples want a wide variety of colors, and others want to keep it simple. Even if you choose minimal color for your wedding, here are a few simple ways to add a pop of color to your wedding:...

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The Wedding’s Over – Now What?

Congrats, you’re married! Relax, enjoy each other’s company and start sharing your lives. Exciting as it is, this is a chance for both happy moments and potential conflict. That said, here are our tips married life after the wedding: Revel in the Excitement: First and...

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The Worst Mistakes the Groomsmen Can Make!

Groomsmen mistakes! When it comes to weddings, the focus is often on the bride and her bridesmaids. However, let’s not forget about the groom and his groomsmen! The groomsmen are significant in the wedding festivities and have important responsibilities. But there are...

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Joyful Songs to Share as a Couple on the Big Day!

Your wedding day is a joyous occasion, celebrating the love and unity between you and your partner. And you can’t have a wedding without swete music, so you’ll need professional wedding DJs who understand the importance of selecting the perfect songs that evoke...

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Vendor Spotlight – Forever Floral Designs

Want to save your wedding bouquet? No need to have it preserved - wood flowers won’t fade! Forever Floral Designs are affordable and hypoallergenic florals that will last a lifetime. They offer items for your shower, ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. Based in...

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5 Affordable Amazon Gifts For Any Bridesmaid

Finding affordable gifts for your bridesmaids can be a challenge! Getting gifts for your bridal party isn’t essential, but something small and thoughtful is a nice way to say “thank you.”  Let’s take a look at some of the best and simplest gifts from Amazon that any...

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Vendor Spotlight – Paragon Medi Spa

Realize your full potential. Look and feel your best! Paragon Medi Spa is located in Las Cruces. They offer a wide variety of services including injectables, PRP services, laser services, facials and more. Through a thorough consultation, they make sure that you are...

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5 Most Economical Flowers to Include in a Summer Wedding

Economical flowers for your wedding Are you planning a summer wedding in New Mexico and want to include beautiful flowers while sticking to your budget? Look no further than this guide to the most economical flowers for your special day! ·      Sunflowers Sunflowers...

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3 Eco-Friendly Invitations

Many couples are trying to make eco-friendly wedding options. When it comes to invitations, there are many ways to welcome your friends and family while also helping the planet. Here are 3 eco-friendly invitation options: Recycled paper. If you want to help the...

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Should I Go To A Wedding Expo?

A wedding expo can be the perfect place to start your wedding planning! If you don’t know what a wedding expo or bridal show is, take a look at “What Is A Wedding Expo?” Now that you know what a wedding expo is, it’s time to consider if you should actually go to a...

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Vendor Spotlight – Casa Cocktails

Looking for a unique bartending service for your wedding? Check out Casa Cocktails! Casa Cocktails works with you to create a special menu for you and your guests. They have a variety of packages to suit your needs. They also have at-home bar kits, so you can take...

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Tips for Bridal Makeup

Planning your makeup for the biggest day of your life may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be! We’re breaking down some tips and tricks to keep you looking good all day long. Start with your eyebrows, which frame your face. A week before your wedding, have...

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When and Where to Get Married In New Mexico?

New Mexico is a state with a rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and a unique southwestern charm that makes it a perfect destination for weddings. From the red rocks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the lush greenery of the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico...

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Questions To Ask Before Booking An Outdoor Venue

Spring and summer are right around the corner, and so is the season for outdoor weddings. If you’re thinking about having an outdoor wedding, there are some important things to consider. Here are a few questions you should ask before booking an outdoor venue: Is there...

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5 Neat Ideas for an English-Themed Wedding!

Are you a fan of all things British? Are you considering an English-themed wedding for your big day? Look no further; we’ve got some fantastic ideas to make your wedding day feel like a charming English affair! Here are some ideas for an English-themed wedding that...

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Wedding Planner: Pros and Cons

A wedding planner can help you create your dream wedding. But they also might not be what you need to plan your wedding. We’re breaking down the pros and cons to hiring a wedding planner: Pro: Hiring a wedding planner can actually save you money. They are...

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Great Ideas to Avoid Crowds on the Wedding Day

Your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life. But it can also be stressful, especially if you’re trying to avoid crowded areas and long lines, so we’re here to help! Here are some cool ideas to help you avoid crowds on your big day! ·      Consider...

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Vendor Spotlight – Fine Line Med Spa

They’re the fine line between the old you and the new you! Fine Line Med Spa is based in Albuquerque. This woman-owned business offers a variety of health and beauty services to get you looking and feeling your best before the big day. Fine Line Med Spa offers...

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What Is A Wedding Expo?

A “wedding expo” or “bridal fair” is a trade show for couples who are planning a wedding. Local wedding vendors come together so that you can meet with multiple wedding pros in a short amount of time. It’s never too early to start planning your special day. Whether...

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Vendor Spotlight – Designs by Maha

Are you looking for a unique way to save your bouquet after the big day? Maha is the bouquet preservation expert! “After you have put so much time and effort into planning your special day, allow us to put my heart and soul into preserving your special flowers in a...

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Top 10 Reasons To Attend A New Mexico Wedding Show!

Planning a wedding can be an overwhelming experience, but attending a wedding show can help make the process easier and more enjoyable. And when it comes to wedding expos, the New Mexico Wedding Expo and Guide is one of the best in the business, and we’re not...

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5-Star Amazon Bridesmaids Gifts

Looking for good gifts can be overwhelming! Every bridesmaid is different - some love to be dolled up in the cutest “bride tribe” attire, and others prefer something more subtle. Whichever gifts you end up getting, you want them to be good and well-recommended. Here...

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Plan Your Bridal Makeup

Your wedding day is the most photographed day of your life, and you want to look good! Here are some tips to help while planning your bridal makeup: A natural look might be what you’re going for. You are beautiful just the way you are! If minimal or even no makeup is...

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Gifts Ideas for Your Mom from the Wedding Expo

Gift ideas for mom to thank her for her help on your wedding day Some moms are into thoughtful, sentimental gifts, while others are hoping to just one up their besties. Just make sure this gift for your mom puts a smile on her face with a gift that will last a...

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Different Table Sizes and When to Use Them at a Wedding

When it comes to wedding planning, one of the most important elements is selecting the right size tables for your venue. It’s important to remember that the number of guests at your wedding and the available space will dictate what size tables you should use. The...

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5 Reasons to Not Give a DJ a Strict Song List

So, you’re here because you’re looking for a professional wedding DJ in New Mexico, right? You’ve come to the right place! Professional DJs have years of experience playing all kinds of music, from classics to current hits. So, it stands to reason that if you give...

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Creating A Lounge Area for A Wedding

Lounge area at your wedding reception Congratulations on getting engaged! There’s much to plan, but know that one of the most important aspects of your wedding is the venue or place. You must get it right!Of course, several décor factors and elements come into play...

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NM Wed Expo’s Vendor Spotlight – Nothing Bundt Cakes

Wedding Cake! For many brides, finding the perfect, unique wedding cake that captures the essence and character of their wedding in taste, flavor, and appearance is as important as finding the right wedding venue! And they would never compromise on this, and neither...

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3 Unique Ceremony Décor Ideas for a Fabolous Wedding

unique ceremony decor When it comes to your wedding ceremony, the venue, the flowers, and the music must all come together to create a beautiful and unforgettable experience for you and your guests. But with so many things to think about, it can be easy to overlook...

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Setting a Date for Your Fall Wedding

fall weddings Congratulations on your engagement! How far into your wedding planning are you? We’re asking because one of the first things you should do is set a date for your fall wedding. Here are a few things to remember when choosing a date for your autumn...

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Wedding Expo’s Vendor Spotlight – Suits Unlimited

Sometimes, it’s not all about finding the perfect dress; getting the right suit with the perfect fit is just as meaningful. Remember, a wedding is about two people, and the groom deserves as much attention as the bride.There is much to consider when finding the right...

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Booking A Destination Wedding DJ for Your Summer Wedding

Booking a DJ It’s a new week, and we’re getting closer to our exciting wedding expo on the 7th of August, 2022! Trust us when we say you don’t want to miss it. It will be an excellent opportunity to see why we’re touted as hosting the best wedding shows in New...

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Wedding Expos Vendor Spotlight – Styles DJ Services

DJs for your wedding - Styles DJ Understating the power of music in any celebration, especially weddings, is one of the key ingredients to pulling off a successful party. So, every couple must pay special attention to the big day’s entertainment. And what’s the best...

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Vendor Spotlight – Sound Production DJ and MC Services

Music is the life of every party, and this applies to weddings too! Perhaps long after your wedding, guests may not remember the length or style of your wedding dress, but they will remember a stale party. You don’t want that, do you? We want you, your partner, and...

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Ideas for Country Wedding

Country Weddings A country wedding can be a beautiful and unique event. But, just like any successful wedding, it requires good planning. You’ll need to keep a few things in mind to make sure everything goes smoothly, and we’ll help you out with them today. Here are a...

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Vendor Spotlight – Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery

wedding cake or cupcakes What is a wedding without a cake? Just another gathering of friends and family. The thing about wedding cake is that with many options in taste, flavor, style, texture, etc., it can be difficult for couples to decide on the right cake for...

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10 Ways to Show your Partner to Be Your Love

happy engaged couples Planning a wedding is hard work. Sadly, it’s not as simple as breezing through gown fittings and landing on that perfect venue – the devil is in the details, and there are tons of them! If you’re in the midst of planning your wedding, you know...

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Best Flower Trends for the Year

Wedding flower trends Flowers are a true staple in the wedding world. Fragile and beautiful, each with its own meaning, and an infinite combinations to make, wedding flowers are an important step in the wedding décor process.We have some tips for you – so read on if...

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Plan a Superb Backyard Wedding

Backyard weddings Summer is almost here – and together with it, we’re all looking forward to see a lot of outdoor weddings happening. Of course, many types of New Mexico wedding venues offer outdoor options – but what if you want an intimate backyard wedding?Well,...

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Wedding Gown Undergarments

Choose the appropriate undergarments for your wedding dress Your wedding dress is obviously crucial for the way you will feel on your Big Day. And while all the other accessories can definitely make a huge difference as well, it is highly important to remember that...

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Should You Wear a White Dress?

Chinese brides wear red on their wedding day because this is considered to be the luckiest and most joyous color in their culture – so it makes perfect sense that they associate it with such a happy, life-changing event. ·       In the Western countries, white is the...

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Top 3 Thank You Note Ideas

Sending out Thank You notes may not seem like a huge thing for many, but the truth is that they are just as crucial as the invitations themselves. Your guests took the time and put in the effort to attend your wedding and be by your side as you celebrate one of the...

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Tips for planning your long distance wedding

Destination weddings Naturally, you want your long distance wedding to be a magnificent and unforgettable – but how do you actually pull together all the planning details when there’s so much distance between you and your vendors?We have some tips for you – so read on...

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4 Unique Ways To Maximize Your Small Wedding Venue

Small wedding venue Choosing a venue for your wedding can take a large chunk out of your wedding budget, so we understand if you want something more affordable. And yet, such options often entail smaller venues, but how can you make the venues seem larger?If you’re...

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Giving Your Toast: The Definitive Guide

We like to search all over to see where the best help for you and planning your wedding might be found. And we’ve found that the giving Toasts part of the evening often leaves something to be desired. It’s a pain point and wanted to find a way to help you figure out...

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Plan your large wedding the right way

Planning a large wedding is very far from an easy job. In fact, no matter the size of your big day, putting all the details together will always seem like a huge source of stress and anxiety. Understandably, you want this day to be perfect from all points of view –...

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Vendor Spotlight – Nature Pointe Weddings and Events

wedding venue location The place you have chosen to say “I do” will forever be a part of your love story, so you can’t afford to get the wrong place. And, if you get the right venue, your wedding will be fantastic, the process leading up to it will be stress-free, and...

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What Makes Up an Unforgettable Wedding?

Unforgettable weddings The taste of the broth is in the cooking and when it comes to unforgettable weddings, the cooking of the broth is the planning. Your wedding is a celebration of love between you and your partner so most people usually think that means a sob fest...

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7 General Contents of a Wedding Program

Wedding programs A wedding program is a perfect souvenir of your day. In it, you can thank the people who made it possible and also pass across several vital information. While you won’t find an etiquette book declaring a wedding program a must-do, there are certain...

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5 Things to Do Right After You Put a Ring on It

After you put the ring on Congratulations on your engagement!We know this is a huge moment in your life – and we know you want to do everything right, from the moment you put the ring on your finger to the moment you bid your wedding guests farewell.What are some of...

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3 Essential Tips for Planning Large Weddings

Planning a large wedding We don’t want to scare you off, but psychologists say that planning a wedding can be one of the more stressful things you will ever do. And it makes sense, given the wide range of details that must come together in a flawless way (plus don’t...

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Flower Symbolism You Should Definitely Keep in Mind

Flowers have meaning! The beauty and grace of flowers will never cease to amaze us, and that might be one of the reasons these elements continue to be essential in most wedding planning efforts.Of course, you want your flowers to look fresh and flawlessly brought...

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Common Wedding Disasters and How to Handle Them

On your wedding day, you should be carefree, ecstatic, nervous and in a host of other emotional states. What you should not be feeling is fear that your big day will be ruined in some way. With planning, you can steer clear of common wedding mishaps to ensure that...

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What to Wear to Your Rehearsal Dinner

What to wear to your rehearsal dinner Everyone spends a lot of time looking at wedding fashion and bridal makeup, ensuring that they are fully prepared and happy for their big day. However, this does mean that the rehearsal dinner is often forgotten about. To help you...

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Don’t Make These Wedding Etiquette Faux-Pas!

Wedding etiquette To err is human, but truth be told, when it comes to your New Mexico wedding, you want to err on the safe side, rather than upset anyone (e.g. your grandma).What are some of the most common wedding etiquette faux-pas and why is it (still) important...

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Planning a Bachelorette Party for the Bride-to-Be

bachelorette parties When organizing a bachelorette party, it’s important to keep several things in mind. First and foremost, the bride-to-be should be included in every step of the planning process and feel comfortable communicating any concerns or suggestions....

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Top things your wedding guests will dislike

Things your wedding guests won't like Nobody wants their wedding guests to have an awful time – and you make no exception whatsoever. In fact, you want your guests to have the time of their lives, and while you are definitely free to create your own dream wedding, it...

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This Is How You Make Your Dream Wedding Ceremony Happen

Your wedding ceremony is so, so unique! Although a lot of people focus on the reception alone, the truth is that the ceremony is the very reason the reception is happening – it is the core and the source of the entire wedding. For you, as the bride and groom, your...

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You Probably Want to Avoid These Foods at Your Wedding

Avoid these foods at reception Food is a quintessential element in every wedding, regardless of how large or small, regardless of how formal or informal, regardless of the wedding theme and even regardless of the location.In many ways, food is the universal bride...

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6 Ways to Stay Hydrated on Your Wedding Day

Health tip for your wedding Can you remember what happened the last time that you got dehydrated? All the dizziness, fatigue, cramps headaches and possibly passing out is a no-no for your wedding day. That’s why we thought that we should remind you to stay hydrated on...

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Pick a Wedding Veil That’s Truly Suitable for You

Veil shopping Your wedding style should reflect your personality and it should speak about who you are. Of course, your wedding gown is very, very important – but that doesn’t mean it’s the ONLY thing that’s important when creating a flawless wedding look. For...

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Small vs Big Bridal Party: Which One Is Best for you?

small or big wedding party? Your bridesmaids are very important to you, they are, after all, your best friends and your closest relatives!What happens when you can’t decide on whether you want a small bridal party or a large one? When is each of these options a good...

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4 Advantages of Having A Wedding Planner by Your Side

Wedding planning Is your wedding coming and you don’t know where to start? Or maybe you do and you just can’t seem to muster the energy required for you to begin. This article was written for you then. Forget all those movies that make wedding planners look like a...

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3 Tips To Save Money With Vendors

Negotiation skills are essential to wedding planning. Many couples would be surprised at the amount of money they could have saved with their wedding vendors if they had negotiated a little more than they did.Fair negotiation benefits you and the vendor by bringing...

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Your Wedding’s Vendor List

Your wedding vendors One of the most important aspects of wedding planning is building what we’d like to call your vendor team. This is a group of vendors that will cater to you and your wedding. Do you have an idea of what vendors you require and those you won’t yet?...

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Vendor Spotlight – Angel Fire Resort

New Mexico wedding venues Every couple has dreams of a perfect wedding, and how do they get it? With the help of wedding professionals. That is the simple answer. No wedding can see success without professional wedding vendors and experts working hard to make the...

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Should You Use Greenery for Your Backdrop?

photo backdrops for wedding reception Congratulations on getting engaged! Now, it’s time to start planning your perfect wedding. So, what kind of wedding do you want?     What kind of backdrop do you think would work best if you’re having an...

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Tips for the Maid of Honor

Maid of Honor duties Have you been chosen as a Maid of Honor? You must be feeling more than special! However, please remember that this role comes with a lot of responsibility as well – and the bride relies on you to help her plan the Big Day.What are some of the most...

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Don’t Forget about These Unexpected Wedding Costs

Unexpected Wedding Costs Planning your wedding budget may not be the most entertaining part of it all – but it is something you should absolutely not skip. Otherwise, you may end up spending a lot more than your pocket actually allows for –and that’s not a good way to...

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Wedding Reception Splurges

Splurges on your reception Your wedding needs to be amazing – you don’t get married every day and your love story really deserves to shine bright and beautiful! Of course, you will have to be very careful with your wedding budget, especially given how expensive these...

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The 12 Components of Your Wedding Ceremony

Wedding Ceremony Your wedding ceremony refers to the part of your wedding where your vows are exchanged just before your wedding reception. If you’ve watched or attended a wedding before, you’ll notice that various components make up a wedding ceremony.Now that you’re...

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Tips To Plan Your Wedding Menu

Reception food Choosing a wedding menu isn’t an easy task when planning your wedding. How do you create a special menu for your vegetarian friend? How do you manage your menu if your sister-in-law who has a dairy allergy? How do you ensure there is enough food for...

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How to Plan a Multicultural Wedding

Love transcends all borders – space, language, culture, or anything else that might stand in its way. Love is not about the language you speak or the culture you belong to – it’s the connection that brings people together regardless of where they or their families...

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7 Important Tips for Hosting A Home Wedding

Home weddings Hosting your wedding at your home or at the home of a family member or friend has been on the rise because of the pandemic. It comes with an ambiance that holds meaning to you, and there’s also the notion that it could be less expensive and safer. If...

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Hidden Wedding Costs!

Some wedding fees can catch you by surprise if you're not prepared Your dream wedding deserves to come true – but before you start booking your venue and your vendors, you should first be aware of your budget too. What are the “hidden costs” to take into consideration...

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3 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Wedding Vendors

wedding vendors Let us also use this opportunity to join the plethora of friends and well-wishers in congratulating you for finding the right partner. Planning a wedding is always a time-consuming process, and half of getting it right comes from choosing the right...

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Choose the right setting for your wedding

chose the perfect venue for your wedding Creating the perfect setting for your Big Day is of the utmost importance – especially if you want this special event to mirror your own style and the story that stands behind the big “I Do”.How to choose the right setting for...

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Vendor Spotlight – Albuquerque Florist

Why are vendors such a necessity at your wedding? It’s simple: the success of your wedding is entirely dependent on the wedding vendors you choose to work with. New Mexico Wedding Guide and Expos help you make better decisions when selecting professional wedding...

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4 Reasons Why Weekday Weddings Rock

weekday weddings In every year, there are several Saturdays that are repeatedly requested for wedding dates. During the pandemic, there were a backlog of weddings scheduled. This meant that couples have to be more creative and flexible with their wedding dates. It...

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Top 3 Wedding Menu Questions

Questions to ask about your reception menu Planning a New Mexico wedding is frequently associated with a long list of questions. The wedding etiquette, the trends, the colors – everything can be a big question mark for a couple trying to pull off the perfect Big Day,...

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Tips for the Most Fun Wedding Reception Ever

Wedding Reception tips to make it fun in NM Your wedding ceremony is bound to be a river of emotions – but your wedding reception should be nothing less than absolutely FUN. It should be a big party you throw to celebrate your love story – and it should help guests...

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Entertain the kids at your wedding!

Every single guest at your wedding is very important to you. After all, these are all people who have chosen to spend their time and money celebrating your Big Day – so it’s only normal that you want all of them to feel excellent while at your wedding. What do you do...

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5 Major Things to Do After Your Engagement

We’re sure you’re wondering what the very first things you should do after the engagement are. We have some tips for you. You’ll find five of them in the following paragraphs. ● Celebrate with Your Spouse You have all the time in the world to call everyone and...

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Tips for your holiday wedding

Holiday weddings can be beautiful and tricky Holiday weddings are quite popular with couples who want to add some extra festive vibes to their celebration. And while a holiday wedding can definitely be a huge success, it is important for you to keep in mind that this...

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How to Create a Clear Wedding Seating Chart

seating charts for your reception As the host of your wedding, you want nothing less than to make every single guest feels excellent at your wedding, from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave.Of course, a good seating chart will help with that, as it will...

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Don’t Miss These Details at Your Wedding

Wedding details not to miss When it comes to your wedding day and wedding event, you do not forget any of the following:·  SignageEspecially at the reception. Please show your guests how to get to where you are holding your reception. You do not want them getting...

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4 Tips for Vetting Your Wedding Photographer

Choosing the right photographer Not hiring a professional photographer is one of the main regrets on surveys of couples after the weddings. You don’t get that time back and hiring the wrong person (who will be with you all day, on a most stressful day) can leave you...

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Holiday Weekend Weddings: To Plan or Not to Plan

Planning a wedding on a holiday weekend - photo by Smart Three-day weekends are a true blessing, especially when you consider how little spare time we all seem to have these days. Are these holidays a good wedding date, though?We have gathered some tips to help you...

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Choose a classy color palette for your big day

Wedding Color Schemes Colors have truly amazing powers – so it is very important that you choose the right color palette for your big day. How do you do that, and what are some of the prettiest, classiest and most timeless wedding color combinations? We have gathered...

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3 Ways to Choose the Perfect Wedding Venue

Finding your wedding venue Wedding planning can be tasking. It doesn’t matter whether it is choosing a dress, your flowers, or even the choice of cake you make. You still have to sit down and make plans. And your wedding venue is most likely the first thing you think...

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Vendor Spotlight – ABQ BarKeeps

Bar services for weddings in Albuqureque Have you ever attended a wedding with bar service? If you haven’t, believe us when we say it’s an experience on its own. We highly recommend you book a bar service for your wedding. Your guests will love and appreciate the...

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No Need to Panic on Your Wedding Day!

Invitations, flowers, seating charts, cake, food, drinks, entertainment, dress, tuxedo – it appears that there are a thousand and one things to do before the wedding day. That doesn’t mean you have to dedicate this special moment in your life to a constant state of...

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4 Wedding Planning Tips from Our Experts

Tips to help you plan your wedding One of the greatest highlights of your life is your wedding and the planning. The planning can be most stressful too. Averagely, most weddings need about 400 hours to plan. If you are already having palpitations at this point in this...

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Tips for saving money for your wedding

Money-saving tips for your wedding Your wedding day is one of the most amazing ones in your entire life – so it’s more than natural that you want everything about it to be really beautiful. Does this mean you have to spend a fortune on everything – ranging from the...

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These Things Commonly Go Wrong at Weddings

Things that can go wrong! This might sound apocalyptic for any couple, but the truth is that no matter how hard you plan your Big Day in New Mexico, there’s still a chance that something will go wrong.No worries, though. These unfortunate situations happen to a lot of...

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Your Wedding Guest List

Creating a guest list isn’t always easy, take a look at these tips to assist Your wedding should be filled with happiness and joy – and creating the right guest list is very important when it comes to this. Moreover, if you are running on a tighter budget, paying...

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3 Tips to Help You Plan an Unforgettable Engagement Party

engagement parties! Congratulations on your engagement! You must be really excited about it – and that’s totally understandable given the huge declaration of love you have just received!How to plan the perfect engagement party? What are some etiquette tips to really...

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Is It Necessary to Have Wedding Insurance?

There is no one answer to this. It’s all a matter of choice, but we’ll admit there are certain advantages to having wedding insurance. There are many reasons why it is necessary to have wedding insurance. Below are some of the most important ones. • Helps Cover Costs...

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Bridesmaids’ Dress Tips Every Bride Should Know

Choosing the dresses for your bridesmaids can prove to be a more daunting task than you initially expected. In fact, in many cases, choosing the bridesmaids’ dresses can frequently take longer and be more stressful than choosing your own wedding dress. How do you make...

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Top 3 Tips for an Unforgettable Honeymoon

Tips for your honeymoon As a newlywed couple, you want your honeymoon to be nothing short of incredible memories. After all, you really don’t go on a honeymoon every day, and this is a trip to celebrate the beginning of your marriage – so yes, it makes total sense to...

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5 Tips to Use When Creating Your Wedding Budget

Wedding Budget Creating your wedding budget is the first step when it comes to planning for your wedding. Here are a few tips that will help you with creating your wedding budget and sticking to it. ·  Count Your CashWhen it comes to weddings, there are...

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Ask wedding florists these questions

Wedding flowers Your wedding florist should be asked these questionsYour wedding flowers are utterly important for you, and that’s completely natural. Of course, you will want to choose a floral style that suits your wedding – but in order to achieve that, you will...

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You Will Love These Wedding Website Tips

NM Wedding Website Tips You don’t have to create a wedding website – but it can sure be useful, both for you and for your wedding guests too. With free and inexpensive drag-and-drop wedding website builders available one click away, creating one is easier than ever –...

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Choosing a Season For Your Wedding

The season of your wedding Asides from choosing the perfect theme, selecting a season for your wedding is of top tier importance. This is because the atmosphere, venue, colors, and setting of your event can all be affected by the season. Each season has its benefits,...

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Vendor Spotlight – Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North

Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North - home of the Summer NM Wedding Expo We’re exactly one day away from a new month, so you know we have to end March with a bang! This month’s final vendor spotlight introduces you to Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North, a fantastic...

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4 Tips on Choosing Your Wedding Guests

Are you making a wedding guests list? Don’t know who to add or who to leave out? It’s simple if only you don’t overthink it. Here are ways to make writing a  list for your wedding reception easier. ·      Think About Your Budget Hey, no matter who may get hurt in the...

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Cute and Fun Games for Your Bridal Shower

bridal shower games Traditionally, bridal showers aren’t planned by the bride. They are planned by the Maid of Honor (or another lady in the close entourage of the bride). So, if you have been assigned with this task, you surely want to make certain everyone invited...

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Wedding Day Checklist

For this very special day, you will need extra help. Request that a close friend or family member organize and keep track of the details of this checklist. Confirm with each person enlisted the role for which he/she will be responsible.Responsibility Designated /...

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3 Stationeries To Consider For Your Wedding

Wedding stationary Wedding stationery keeps getting better with all the trending design ideas and paper styles. There are many options to choose from, making wedding stationery an excellent choice for inviting guests instead of announcements on social media...

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Wedding Tips You Probably Didn’t Know

You Probably Didn’t Know These Wedding Tips    Everyone offers you their help and advice when you are planning the Big Day. And while there are definitely a lot of wedding planning tips that are actually useful, the truth is that there always seems to be...

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5 Alternatives to Floral Centerpieces for Your Wedding

Wedding centerpieces When you’re planning your wedding, one of the decisions you’ll need to make is what kind of centerpieces you want. If you’re looking for something different from flowers, here are five alternatives to consider! • Candle CenterpiecesCandles can...

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Love Your Wedding Photos

Taking beautiful wedding photos is one of the top priorities for every bride and groom. Of course, that’s more than natural, especially since you want to make sure all the beautiful memories of this Big Day are properly preserved for the decades to come. How to create...

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No Regret Weddings

Make sure you don't have regrets after your wedding You shouldn’t have regrets about your weddingYour wedding is a day of absolute happiness and beauty – and it should in no way be associated with any kind of regrets. Yet, what are some of the biggest regrets people...

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Wedding Dance

photo courtesy of Fizelwink Photography The moment you have waited for is here. The lights dim; the music playing is your song. You are announced and you are invited to the dance floor. Friends and family look on with admiration. He embraces you. You exchange loving...

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Wedding Planning Difficulty

Why Is Wedding Planning Difficult? As you may have heard it and read it before, wedding planning is not even by far the easiest thing to do – so much so that most people would definitely say it falls under the top 3 most stressful times in their lives.Why is it so...

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How to Have a Really Fun Wedding Reception

Ideas for fun wedding receptions There’s nothing like a fun wedding – with love in the air and good vibes hitting everyone, a good wedding will stick to people’s memory just like their favorite stories do.Yet, how do you actually plan a genuinely fun wedding...

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Vendor Spotlight – Jos. A. Bank

tux rentals for weddings A wedding happens once in a lifetime for some. And even if it isn’t your first, sharing your fantastic love story with your family and friends is something bound to forge beautiful memories!Having a fabulous wedding often means having...

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Vendor Spotlight – The Lash Lounge

Wedding trends - lashes The secret to a perfect wedding is attention to detail; every party involved must excel at what they do for resounding success. We’re, of course, talking about building a team of professional wedding vendors!Just like the New Mexico Wedding...

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How to Hire the BEST Wedding DJ

Wedding DJs in Albuquerque Your wedding music is of the utmost importance for the success of this huge event in your life. Regardless of whether you want a small wedding in New Mexico or a very luxurious, large event, you want to hire a DJ who will actually entertain...

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Wedding Speech Ideas

One of the biggest honors at a wedding is giving a speech. Delivering an address is quite different from a wedding toast. And while toasts are convenient for wedding receptions, the couple may need you to give a speech at events like the ceremony or dinner. Conveying...

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Best Tips for Budget-Friendly Wedding Flowers

Budget wedding flowers Your wedding flowers? Obviously, really important for a feminine, sweet, and romantic ambience at your wedding. However, spending a lot of money on your wedding flowers may not be an option for you – so what do you do then?We have gathered some...

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Top requirements to a legal marriage

Getting married is obviously a huge moment in anyone’s life – and while it is definitely important to you that you plan the perfect wedding, it is even more important that you make sure everything is absolutely legal and your marriage will be recognized. What are the...

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What Flowers Say

A gift of flowers has always been a favored expression of friendship and love. Here is a sampling of the special messages you can send by selecting flowers with meanings all their own. On your wedding eve, give your fiancé a mixture of red and white roses (happy love...

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Honor loved ones within your big day

Bringing honor to your loved ones Your big day is all about love – all about people who love each other, commitment, hope, beauty and emotion. Of course you want everyone you like and appreciate to be there for you on such a hugely important, life-changing moment!How...

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Forgotten Wedding Expenses

Some wedding expenses can be easily forgotten Planning a wedding takes a lot of time and dedication – but maybe more than anything, it takes an almost superhuman attention to detail. Some things can very easily slip through and end up on your wedding day without even...

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3 Reasons Why Wedding Ring Goes on the Fourth Finger

Wedding rings You probably have never cared for the reason behind “putting a ring on it” or why the ring has to go on the fourth finger.Well, we want you to know all the nitty-gritty about your saying yes, including the fun, traditional, and mythological parts. Here...

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Questions to Ask Your Wedding Vendors

As the bride and groom, you want to hire people you can truly trust. In the end, your wedding is a very unique event in your life – so it is perfectly natural to want to work with wedding vendors that provide you with nothing less than perfection. What are the top...

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4 Alternatives to Floral Décor for Your Wedding

When it comes to wedding décor, flowers are often the go-to option. But if you’re looking for something a little different, there are several options you can explore!We advise you to consult a professional wedding planner for this because they’ll take any ideas you...

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Wedding Trends That Will Always Be In Style

Trends that never get old Wedding planning can be a bulky and stressful affair. Between bookmarking your wish-list vendors, flipping through wedding guides and making other decisions, we admit that it can be pretty difficult to narrow down exactly which wedding trends...

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Your Wedding Guest Book

Guest book for your wedding These trends will help you create the perfect wedding guest bookYour wedding should be unique and personal. It should reflect your beliefs and who you are as a couple – and it should do it every step of the way. From the moment your guests...

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A Brief Guide on Wedding Tables

Banquet tables for your reception You want to make sure your wedding looks flawless from start to finish – and in order for that to happen, you’ll want to carefully plan out all the key parts of your Big Day.Of course, your wedding tables are an important part of your...

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Planning a Wedding in 3 Months or Less!

It is possible to plan your wedding quickly? As a bride to be, you’ve heard this a million times already: planning a wedding is not easy. And while we definitely agree with that, we also know that planning a picture-perfect is more than doable when you are genuinely...

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Wedding Entertainment – Getting the Most for It

Entertainment for your Reception As the host of one of the most unique events in your life, you want everything to be flawless about your wedding. You want the most stunning florals, the most delicious foods and the perfect color combination to match with your...

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Numbers of Bridesmaids and Groomsmen

What about if you have a mismatched number of groomsmen and bridesmaids?Although traditional weddings used to be surrounded by an almost impenetrable veil of traditions, rules and customs, modern weddings are becoming a lot more relaxed from this point of view. For...

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Be Disaster Ready for your Wedding!

Are you ready for whatever happens at your wedding? Sometimes, no matter how much you plan, there are still a lot of things that could go wrong. How to avoid wedding disasters and how to make sure you react the best way possible? Here are some tips you might want to...

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What to do after you buy your wedding dress

Buying your wedding dress Buying your wedding gown is a significant milestone in your wedding planning process. With this, one of your biggest wedding planning decisions is made!You may have found your dream dress after days of research, calculations and shopping....

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Engaged? Make These Resolutions for your wedding!

some things to do on your to-do list for brides this year As the beginning of a new year knocks on our doors, many of us want to be better. Aside from going to the gym, losing weight, and all the other “classic” resolutions, it would be amazing if more of us promised...

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Handling Wedding Day Anxiety

Things will come up on your wedding day so don't let them get the best of you. Your wedding day is bound to be full of nerves, emotions and anxiety. After all, this is a hugely important moment in your life and you will want it to be no less than perfect – so it’s...

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Wedding Attire Checklist

Bridal Shop _________________________Phone: _____________________________Millinery Shop ______________________Phone: _____________________________Formal Wear Shop ___________________ Phone: _____________________________Check when ordered: o Wedding Gowno...

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Vendor Spotlight – Manzano Mountain Retreat

Wedding reception location It’s a new month again, and we’re kicking it off with another insightful vendor spotlight! Today, we’ll be sitting with the Manzano Mountain Retreat!They are a wedding vendor that offers unique wedding venue services that add incredible...

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Farm-to-table wedding

Represent a farm-to-table wedding Without any trace of doubt, farm and rustic weddings have been extremely popular over the past few years – and you really do have a ton of reasons to love them. Casual, versatile, beautiful, easy to personalize, and definitely unique,...

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Crisis Kit

You can break Murphy’s Law if anything can go wrong it will, - on your wedding day by being prepared. Create a crisis kit by decorating a basket in coordinating colors. As you think of all the possible things that could solve your wedding day emergencies, take the...

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5 Wedding Planning Mistakes That You Must Avoid

wedding mistakes Here at New Mexico Wedding Expos and Guides, we believe that your wedding should be magical and fun. That’s why we say you a lot of planning stress by bringing all you need together in one place. But that is not all. Mistakes have been proven to take...

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4 Wedding Planning Tips for The Introverted Bride

help for an introverted bride As an introvert, thinking of your fast-approaching wedding date can be a source of anxiety for you. This can make you conflicted because you’ll be excited that you’re marrying the love of your life on one side and also dreading the...

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Attendants’ Jobs

bridesmaids responsibilities In addition to the countless other decisions you will make as you plan your wedding, you and your fiancé will need to choose your wedding attendants. Consider that at the average wedding, attendants include a maid/matron of honor, a best...

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Why Should I Go for a Black Wedding Dress?

black wedding dresses There are hundreds of different colors available to choose from when picking out your gown for this big day. No law says you must wear white only!Black wedding dresses can be perfect choices for brides looking for something unique or simple to...

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Lists of Duties for the Wedding Party

The wedding party is the group of people that you will work most closely with while planning our wedding. You will also need your wedding party’s assistance vastly on your wedding day to make sure that everything goes according to plan. Many couples complain that...

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Wedding Tips to Save your Sanity

remember to relax and ask for help We all know just how terribly exhausting wedding planning can be. And we all know how much stress and anxiety it can generate too. How to make sure you save your wedding (and your very own sanity)? We have gathered some tips to help...

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6 Mistakes Recently Engaged Brides Make

Photo by Fizelwink Photography So you finally decided to “put a ring on it,” and now you’re soaking up that “just got engaged” bliss, as you well should be! But before you jump full force into action mode, make sure you avoid making these six common and costly...

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Cost-cutting Tips for your Wedding

The average wedding in the United States costs over $25,000. Yours may cost more or less than the average wedding, but either way, you need to know your budget. Befriend it, even. Your budget will guide you in your decisions and, at times, break your heart. If you do...

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Who Pays for What – Traditionally Speaking

photo courtesy of Blue Rose Photography Communication, cooperation and realistic expectations are essential when you draw up your wedding budget. The bride’s family has traditionally paid all wedding expenses, but it is now appropriate for families to share costs.When...

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Addresses / Names to be Changed

photo courtesy of El Zocalo Plaza Long before the bride and groom leave on their honeymoon, the paperwork needed to recognize the new alliance might need to be updated. Here are some accounts you might want to take care of adding names to or changing:bank...

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4 Wedding Planning Tips to Keep in Mind

Wedding planning tips Your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your lives. We’re sure you are definitely ready to put in the extra leg work to make sure everything is perfect. From the moment you open your eyes on the Big Day to the moment you come...

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Tips for your perfect Wedding Day

photo courtesy of Blue Rose Photography You’ve thought of everything, or so you think. With your mind full of details, it is hard to know what you may have overlooked. Here are a few miscellaneous quick tips to make sure you’re covered.• Create a new email account to...

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Your Partner’s Checklist

We know your bride-to-be will appreciate all the help you can give with planning the wedding. Following is a list of planning details easily handled by your partner.Jeweler _____________________________________   Phone________________Formal Wear Shop...

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Common Wedding Mistakes for your Guests!

these mistakes can ruin the wedding fun Being among the guests at a wedding is a true honor. After all, the couple has selected you to be there for them as they tie the knot and to celebrate this important moment in their lives. For sure, you don’t want to ruin their...

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Choosing the right Wedding Cake

wedding cake Traditionally, wedding cake symbolized abundance and was served to bring good fortune to the newly married couple and to their guests. The cake also represented life’s sweetness and richness, which were best when shared. Though the symbolism still stands,...

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What you didn’t know about your gown

some tips to help you with buying your gown If you are getting married soon, buying the perfect wedding gown is most likely at the very top of your list of priorities. And that’s only natural, especially considering how amazingly special this moment is in your...

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Having a Rehearsal Dinner

rehearsal dinner A rehearsal dinner occurs a night or two before the wedding and provides an opportunity for you to thank everyone who has helped with the wedding planning. Etiquette does not require you to host a rehearsal dinner, but doing so is a good idea. Hosting...

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Limousine Checklist

Choose a well-established company• How long in business? • Licensed to operate over state lines? • How many vehicles to choose from? • Insurance coverage? • Concierge services available?Vehicle SelectionAlways visit the limousine showroom. There are several limousines...

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Catering Checklist

Make Reservations Early: Call your caterer 6 to 8 months before the wedding with:Wedding date _______ Wedding time ______ Reception location ___________________Reception time _______ Number of guests _______ Budget _______________________Some Taos, Santa Fe and...

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Having A Non-Traditional Wedding

photo courtesy of Fizelwink Photography Every little girl dreams of her perfect wedding day, it’s grand and glorious, her dress is white and flowing, and she is a princess for the day with a castle to celebrate in. It’s the wedding of the movies, as Hollywood paints...

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Vendor Spotlight – Isleta Resort & Casino

Wedding receptions and ceremonies at Isleta Wedding vendors are an inevitable part of any wedding planning process. To have the perfect wedding means to have professional wedding services, but this can be a challenging feat, especially if you’re a couple who wishes...

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Reception Checklist

Reception Checklist - Need / CostPrivate Room ___ /______ Room Capacity ___ /______ Hours Available ___/ ______ Staff ___/ ______ Head Table ___ ______ # of Guest Tables ___ ______ Linens ___ /______ China ___ /______ Stemware...

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Be Mindful of These When Selecting Your Wedding Vendors

picking wedding vendors Your wedding vendors are amazing teammates who understand what you want for your big day. And while choosing the right wedding vendors is essential for your wedding planning, it isn’t as easy as you might initially expect. There are many...

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3 Gorgeous Themes for Outdoor Weddings

outdoor weddings Couples always want their wedding to be unique and memorable. So instead of planning a formal event with white gowns and tuxedos, they opt for outdoor weddings that include camping, fishing, hiking, and other fun activities!This is a growing trend...

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Vendor Spotlight – El Zocalo Plaza

Reception venues Happy new year, everyone! We hope your wedding is just around the corner because we’re eager for you to meet incredibly talented wedding professionals at our expos! New Mexico Wedding Guide and Expos hosts excellent wedding expos that feature unique...

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Micro Weddings

Micro Weddings in New Mexico While big weddings are not going away, micro weddings are here to stay, and it seems many couples are starting the new year by hosting small yet lovely weddings! A micro wedding has family and friends getting together in an intimate...

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Vendor Spotlight – Hacienda Dona Andrea de Santa Fe

Wedding receptions outside Santa Fe It’s a new week and a new year! New Mexico Wedding Guide and Expos welcome you to 2022, and we’re excited for all the upcoming shows we have for you this year. Our shows are always the best places to meet professional wedding...

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Ideas For a Perfect Winter Wedding

Winter weddings in NM Some couples think little of winter weddings because of the weather. However, everyone wants to get married in the summer; thus, summer is often completely booked for weddings.However, perhaps because they are unaware, couples don’t realize that...

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Why You Should Hire a Wedding Videographer

People often wonder if there’s a need for a videographer at their wedding. We’re here to tell you that a videographer is a great addition to your wedding if you choose to use one.Videography entails more than just recording parts of your wedding. It captures special...

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Vendor Spotlight – Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa

wedding venue Only when your wedding vendors get to know you can your ideas and aspirations for the big day come alive. If you want a successful wedding, you’ll need skilled professionals. We understand that selecting a team of suppliers may be difficult, but that’s...

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Vendor Spotlight – Estella Floral Design

Flowers for your wedding Tying the knot with the love of your life is a dream come true for all brides. And you can have a perfect wedding too, but you must carefully plan it. That’s why you should hire professional wedding vendors who are all experts in their...

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Vendor Spotlight – Daniel Lozoya Photography

wedding photography Planning a wedding requires the combined effort of several individuals and wedding professionals.New Mexico Wedding Guide and Expos offer the perfect avenue for you to meet professional wedding vendors in one place. And wedding photographers are...

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4 Excellent Tips For Planning Your Memorable Day

Wedding planning tips Planning your wedding can be equal parts fun and exhausting. For example, once you’re engaged, there are many things you have to tend to. First, you have to pick out your dress. Then you have to start picking all of the wedding pros who will make...

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Vendor Spotlight – Blue Rose Photography

wedding photography Professional wedding vendors help complete a wedding. Whether you’re eloping, having a small or traditional wedding, professional vendors help make it a truly exceptional and lovely experience!With the right vendors, you’ll have a stress-free...

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3 Unique and Fun Reception Activities

reception fun Everyone loves dancing to a great playlist, but your wedding entertainment does not have to end on the dance floor. Your wedding can be even more delightful and interactive for your guests.Wedding couples surprise and delight their...

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Vendor Spotlight – ABC Cake Shop & Bakery

There are so many things to consider when planning a wedding. There are several details you must pay attention to and loose ends you must tie. But when you secure the services of a professional vendor team, there will be much fewer things to focus on during your...

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4 Bridal Necklace Ideas to Consider

Wedding jewelry shouldn’t be too hard to choose, right? But what happens when you walk into a bridal store and you see so many beautiful jewelry designs and styles? And you end up unsure which to choose?We’re here to help with that, but we’ll focus on necklaces today...

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4 Unique Flower Ideas For Your Wedding

Flowers for your wedding No wedding is complete without the perfect floral arrangements to beautify the occasion. They should always be a staple part of décor. Their unique ability to transform a given space into something completely different is remarkable.Whether...

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3 Ways to Achieve The Most From Your Wedding Planner

wedding planner We advise you to use wedding planners because they are professionals who know all it takes to realize a beautiful and successful wedding! But wedding planners can only do so much; your input is essential.A professional wedding planner will always give...

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3 Ways To Find Your Wedding Vendors

Wedding Vendors Wedding vendors are the teammates you need to see your wedding plans come to fruition, and finding the right vendors can be hectic and frustrating. With the many hours of meetings and going through their portfolios to determine if they’re suitable for...

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4 Tips For A Successful Wedding Expo

tips for bridal shows A wedding show comes with many good things, such as fashion trends, great prices for goods and services, and more manageable wedding planning options.  And yes, a wedding expo will show you more affordable wedding planning options too.Ensure...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Attend Wedding Expos

wedding shows Many couples don’t realize wedding expos are all but indispensable for an upcoming wedding. A wedding expo can help couples plan their weddings with little stress involved. With wedding Expos, you’re afforded the opportunity of seeing the wedding trends,...

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4 Great 2021 Wedding Dress Trends

Wedding dress trends With weddings, you can’t be too sure, trends come and go, or they alternate. And fashion is one aspect of weddings that is quite vast. But with its vastness or versatility comes excellent care to stay standard and not overdo things or not do...

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4 Engagement Ring Trend For 2021

The exciting thing about the trend in 2021 engagement rings is each piece’s uniqueness, even when they are in the same category. There’s always a distinctive feature, and we love to see it!Excitingly, we are sharing some of these engagement ring trends. Should you be...

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4 Affordable Wedding Favors For Your Guests

inexpensive wedding favors It's a good feeling when you see most of your guests present at your wedding. It shows you're loved enough to be honored.Most people might think it's needless to give wedding favors to your guests, but we beg to differ.What better way to...

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Why You Should Attend A Wedding Expo

Wedding expo are an exciting way to cool off the stress and panic that comes with planning a wedding. They are also a way to find out what you didn't know were necessary for a wedding.  It makes your work easier as you tick items off your to-do list, meet with vendors...

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Choosing A Wedding In The Summer

summer weddings Summer is the most popular season for weddings, of course. The sun is out, which means more weird tan lines, the weather's warmer, and it's time to travel!Everyone's thinking about traveling and vacation; you're most likely thinking about honeymoon...

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Why You May Want To Rethink Your Destination Wedding

destination weddings Are you planning a destination wedding? Weddings are great, no doubt. Firstly, they are the start of something new; a journey of love and family, and having it at a destination that you’ve always dreamed of would be just as incredible.These are...

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4 Fun Ideas for Your Intimate Wedding

Intimate weddings Lately, couples have been opting for smaller and more intimate weddings. It could be because of a tight budget, COVID-19, or just because they're low-key people.Whatever the reason, intimate weddings can still be elegant and memorable. For starters,...

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4 Unique Ideas For An Unforgettable Beach Wedding

Beach weddings After the stress that comes with planning your wedding, nothing will soothe you more than having your wedding at the beach. The sound of waves coming and leaving the shores at intervals and the sight and feel of beach sand against your soles sounds...

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4 Unique Wedding Dress Styles You Can Adopt

wedding dresses If you’ve ever gone shopping for a wedding dress without having a style in mind, you will agree that there are many styles in the stores.No matter how exciting it may be at first, it gets daunting eventually when you realize that you haven’t made a...

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5 Round Table Decoration Ideas for Your Wedding

Table decoration ideas Round table seating arrangements are an excellent option for any wedding. They create the atmosphere for great conversations and suit any location, plus they help manage space too!The arrangements allow guests to view the center of the room...

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How to Choose an Excellent Venue for Your Wedding

Wedding venues Your wedding venue is the sole determinant of many aspects that concern your wedding day. We’re talking about things like the decor, photographer, food presentation, etc.; the reason you need to pick a venue that aligns with your style and vision for...

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Creating a Seating Chart For Your Wedding

Seating chart for your reception Although sometimes, guests tend to choose their seats, mapping out a seating arrangement for your wedding is necessary. It can be a daunting task, thus why you need to have an idea of what factors to consider when deciding your...

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3 Wedding Hairstyles to Adopt in 2021

Wedding hairstyles It’s vital to know the bridal hairstyle you’ll want for your wedding day; your hairstyle can be stylish, chic, and fresh if only you know the ones to go for!From long, loose curls to buns and French twists, there’s something for everyone. Here are...

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4 Essential Items for Your Wedding Emergency Kit

Wedding day essentials One of the tiny details you can easily forget about when planning a wedding and even on the wedding day is the emergency kit. More often than not, people disregard the need for an emergency kit because wedding outfits are or look quite reliable,...

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4 Things to Expect from Your Wedding Planner

It’s understandable to feel confused about what a wedding planner does, especially if you’ve never planned a wedding before. However, a wedding planner, being essentially the project manager behind your event, is responsible for planning, managing, and executing all...

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4 Ways to Cut Your Wedding Costs

Wedding Costs Since COVID-19, many couples have opted for smaller weddings, which also means smaller crowds. Hosting a small wedding and planning how to bring down the wedding cost is a process. Making this arrangement for a smaller wedding takes some strategy; we’ll...

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5 Essential Tips for Choosing a Wedding Dress in 2021

wedding dress shopping It’s a new year with new wedding dress styles and designs! But planning a wedding is already exhausting, so getting a wedding dress right on your first try is the best thing you can hope for. And there are steps you can take to make things...

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Unique Wedding Favor Ideas For Your Guests

Wedding favors The most admirable gesture you’ll be proud of after your wedding celebration is handing out wedding favors at your reception. So, it would be best if you got them right. Ask yourself, “what would my guests appreciate more?” It would be best if you plan...

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8 Wedding Flower Trends to Look Out For

Floral trends Let’s face it, can anything take the place of flowers at weddings? Can you think of any? We can’t think of any too!Though a lot has been changing in the way weddings are planned and run, we are confident that wedding flowers will still hold their unique...

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3 Charitable Wedding Ideas

Ways to give back at your wedding If there is ever a time to give back, it is now; when some parts of the world are still struggling to accept the reality brought about by the global coronavirus pandemic. Like many local and small scale businesses, wedding planners...

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3 Ideas Wedding Planning Online

Wedding planning Couples who are wedding planning during this period have limited options but familiarize themselves with virtual communication with vendors. For this reason, vendors are flexing their creativity with new ways to help couples plan their big day in the...

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Cake Tasting: 3 Important Things You Need to Know

Cake tastings Cake tasting is one of the things couples always look forward to when it comes to wedding planning. Why wouldn’t they? Spending an hour or two eating and combining cake and frosting flavors to create a perfect bite, then spending another hour making...

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3 Reasons Why a Boat Is A Perfect Place To Get Married

Getting married on a boat Sometimes you wonder how your mind will be full of ideas, yet the same mind sometimes feels vacant because it is filled with doubts. We’ve seen and still see many couples who fall victim to this when planning their wedding. The bone of...

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5 Details You Should Know About Your Wedding Planner

Wedding planners Your wedding planner is easily one of the most important vendors on your big day. They will be responsible for managing other vendors. You must ensure your planner has adequate experience in dealing with vendors and also understands what the perfect...

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2 Alternatives to Pre-Wedding Parties

Party alternatives Many couples have had to postpone or minimize their wedding because of this pandemic. But no one is really talking about the pre-wedding parties we also love. What happened to them? We mean the bridal showers, engagement parties, bachelor and...

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5 Important Details for Your Virtual Wedding

Virtual weddings Virtual weddings are a new trend that have been made necessary by the pandemic. If you’ve decided to host a virtual wedding, congratulations!!! Streaming your wedding is a beautiful way to include those important to you even though they are not...

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6 Unique Venues for Your Wedding

Unique places to get married One of the important parts of planning your wedding is choosing a location. If you have decided that you're done with the conventional and want to be a little different on your wedding day, this is a great idea! That is why we've put...

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Three Gift Ideas for Newly Weds

Gifts for newlyweds If you are a friend or loved one to newly weds, and you are looking to get them a gift, you might find it difficult. This is because many times it is always hard to ascertain what they truly need from what they don't have. Other times, you may be...

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4 Great Gifts for The Wedding Couple

Wedding gifts Nine out of every ten couples nowadays has a wedding registry, which makes it easier to get gifts that are of great benefit to the couple. If however, the wedding you are about to attend is the one out of ten and the couple has decided that they want to...

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How to Plan A Special Small Wedding

Small weddings Small weddings are unique. They are easier to plan for and can be very fun. But that does not mean that it deserves less effort in the planning of your small wedding. If you intend to have one, these six tips from us can put you on the path to having a...

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4 Helpful Tools for Your Wedding Planning

Tools for wedding planning When it comes to the planning of your wedding, here are some tools that can also be very helpful in your wedding planning.● A To-Do ListWhen meeting with your planner, writing out what you want your wedding to look like can help to make the...

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4 Ways to Achieve A Timeless Atmosphere at Your Wedding

Wedding ideas Timeless weddings are elegant and give you the advantage of looking stunning on the day it happens and when you decide to visit the memories years later in the future. You cannot achieve that if you choose to have a wedding with too many modern trends as...

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6 Ways to Look Your Best at Your Wedding as The Groom

Beauty care for the guys Your wedding is one of the most special events in your life. It is an exciting day to shine, enjoy, and make lifetime memories with your family and loved ones. Women are often the focus of lots of grooming when it comes to this day, but it...

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6 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Like

wedding favors Wedding favors are a great way to thank your guests for coming to celebrate your wedding with you. But sometimes couples miss it when it comes to their wedding favors and are disappointed to find that their guests have forgotten about them quite...

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3 Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Planner

Here’s a list of 3 basic questions to ask your potential wedding planner before you hire them.·  Are You Available on My Wedding Date?You do not want to waste your time or that of the wedding planner if they will not be free on the date of your wedding. If you...

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3 Fun Ideas for Your GOT Themed Wedding

GOT wedding Here at New Mexico Wedding Expos and Guides, we love weddings that are themed after TV shows. And despite the unsatisfactory way it ended, you have to admit that Game of Thrones had us spellbound for a couple of years. So, if you’re both fans of Game of...

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Did You Know These Wedding Dress Alteration Tips?

Finding the right wedding dress is an important milestone in every bride-to-be’s life. And that’s perfectly normal: you want to look really great on your wedding day and your dress is obviously important when it comes to that. What are some of the wedding gown...

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How To Get Creative With Your Surprise Wedding

Surprise weddings Have you decided to have a surprise wedding? Then this article is for you. A surprise wedding can turn out to be quite fun. You just have to be creative with it. How can you get creative with a surprise wedding you ask? Read on to find out. · ...

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8 Important Resolutions for Our Brides-To-Be In 2020

Help yourself during your wedding planning Welcome to 2020! We’re excited about this new year here at New Mexico Wedding Expos and Guides and we know that our Brides-to-be are too. Now when it comes to the new year, most people have resolutions. This is because...

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Your Frozen Themed Wedding

Your wedding with a Frozen theme Winter is nearly here and for our winter brides, we at New Mexico Wedding Expos and Guides have written this post to help. Choosing a theme for your winter wedding can be a bit dicey, so why not take inspiration from Disney’s Frozen...

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Getting the Best Out of Our Wedding Expos

Make the Wedding Expo work for you! Here at New Mexico Wedding Expos & Guides, we hold some of the largest expos in the state and you are sure to find any and everything you are looking for when it comes to your wedding with us. Apart from your wedding, we also...

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Original Wedding Themes for A Beautiful Wedding

wedding themes Wedding themes are not a compulsory part of your wedding, but they certainly help to make your wedding planning easier. Once you choose a theme, it becomes easier to pick the colors that go with it, your fashion, decorations, music, and even the wedding...

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All About Winter Weddings

Winter weddings are out of the norm but can be a great option for a couple on a budget. It is off-season so you will most likely get discounts from locations and vendors that will help keep your budget and bank accounts safe. Winter weddings differ from weddings in...

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A Plastic-Free Wedding Trend

Environmentally friendly weddings Considering greener options for your wedding is a great idea! Every year we witness the rise of eco-friendly weddings and we'd like to point out that it doesn't mean that you will have a simple style or have to miss out on the details...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Modern Wedding Trends

Wedding Trends Not everyone wants their wedding to have a vintage or classic theme. We’ve put together a list of some of the most recent trends when it comes to modern weddings in this post and they are as follows:·   The DosThe most recent wedding trends...

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4 Reasons Why We Think Wedding Expos Are a Must

Get ideas at our Wedding Expo Here at New Mexico Wedding Expos and the Wedding Guide, we want to help you create your dream wedding. Our expos are the largest in the state and here are 4 reasons why we advocate for attending wedding expos and host them.·  ...

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The Must-Haves of Your Wedding Table

The setting of your wedding table is one of the things that you have to get right for your wedding. It is a bit more complicated than setting the table for your regular evening dinner. Whether you have hired a wedding planner or not, be sure to check that the...

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Romantic Engagement Ring Trends

Engagement ring trends Marriage is an institution that has persisted since time immemorial, but as with anything else in life, marriage is not static. Ancient traditions aren’t as potent in modern marriages anymore. Couples are now trying out new ways to add some...

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Fall Wedding? Check Out These Tips!

Fall weddings While a lot of couples settle for a spring or summer date when it comes to their wedding, it is perfectly understandable why you might want to tie the knot in the fall. The less crowded destinations, the chance of an Indian summer day, the colors of the...

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Fun Wedding Ideas Everyone Will Surely LOVE

Fun wedding ideas Your wedding is bound to be a really amazing event in your life – but you most definitely want everyone else to feel the same as you do too.Of course, you want to plan the kind of entertainment that makes your Big Day unforgettable and fun for...

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Bridesmaids’ Dresses 101: When to Buy Them?

Bridesmaids’ dresses Buying your own wedding dress is bound to be a journey into the realm of one thousand and one options – but don’t you even think that once your dress is readily ordered you are done!As a bride, you want your lovely attendants to be the mirroring...

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If You Love GoT, You Will Love These Wedding Ideas!

trendy wedding ideas There’s nothing better than a night spent with your loved one, just relaxing and watching TV shows – and this time of the year, in 2019, you are most likely watching Game of Thrones (especially with all the hype surrounding the last season of the...

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Wedding Flower Trends That Will Rock

Flowers for weddings There’s something magical about flowers that makes them truly essential in the art of planning unforgettable weddings.This is not to say that you can’t plan a wedding without actual blooms – but, in most cases, flowers will make a splash in at...

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These Are the TOP Hair Trends for Brides

Bridal hair trends All wedding trends can be inspiring – from those focused on the flowers to those focused on the food served during the Big Day.What about the latest bridal hair trends? We’ve pulled together some of the most recent trending hair styles in the world...

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How Do You Actually Find the Right Engagement Ring?

Your engagement ring Congratulations on having decided to pop the big question!We know this is a huge moment in your life, and we know just how much you want everything about it to be flawless.But how do you actually find the right engagement ring?We have some tips...

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Are You Allowed to Skip the Alcohol at the Wedding?

Serving alcohol at the wedding Planning a wedding is quite difficult. At the end of the day, it is completely worth it and you definitely deserve to have the wedding of your dreams – but you should be aware of the fact that planning it is not easy in any way. There is...

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Elegant and modern bouquets

Photo by Aesthetic life studio Include roses in your bouquet, with the sunflower to create a modern design with elegance. Featured florals in this arrangement: Rose – Roses are known as the flowers of love and romance. Many choose to include pink roses in their...

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The Best Ideas for Your Wedding After Party Outfit

Wedding after party outfits for NM brides If you are like most brides and grooms, you want your wedding day to last for as long as possible. You want to enjoy the magic, the joy, and the beauty of this special event in your life for the entire day (from dawn to dusk),...

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4 Tips for Those Who Want to Plan their Wedding FAST

planning a wedding quickly If you have just gotten engaged, you are probably incredibly excited about the months to come. Indeed, this is a very special time of your life – and you have the right to enjoy every second of your engagement and wedding planning just as...

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Top Trends for Couples

Wedding trends With November right around the corner, we’re all getting ready to step into a whole new year filled with love, beauty, and, well, weddings.Of course, if you plan on having your wedding next year, you want to borrow some of the most interesting wedding...

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Fall Wedding Trends Are Amazing!

getting married in the autumn Fall is a truly spectacular season.Spring is amazing for its energy and youthfulness. Summer is awesome for its sunny days and its carefree vibes. Winter is magical for its holidays.But nothing can beat the awe-inspiring colors of fall in...

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Stunning Wedding Décor Tips and Ideas

Wedding decor ideas Your wedding décor is meant to mirror your personality, your style, your love story.It’s meant to help you create the most amazing atmosphere at your wedding.It’s meant to make you and your guests feel amazing as you celebrate the big “I Do’s”.What...

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Lovely Bouquet Inspiration for Your Summer Wedding

Bouquet ideas available in New Mexico Summer weddings are madly popular for a very wide range of reasons. The chances that you get great weather on your wedding day is just one of the reasons – the wide variety of flowers and fresh ingredients for your wedding menus...

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Avoid Bridal Beauty Issues with These Tips

beauty tips All brides want to look fantastic on their Big Day – and you probably make no exception whatsoever, right?Of course, you have picked the perfect dress and the daintiest jewelry, you have a bouquet that will emphasize your gentleness and femininity, and...

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Considering a black & white wedding?

black and white weddings Considering a Black and White Wedding? Hear These Tips Out, Then!Many people believe black and white can easily become boring, especially when used for the décor of a wedding. However, that is not entirely true.At the end of the day, pulling...

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The Ultimate Wedding Dress Trends of 2019

wedding dress trends OK, 2019 may feel very far away, as we haven’t even reached mid-2018. However, for a bride who just got engaged in New Mexico and who wants to make sure she has enough time to plan ahead her Big Day, finding the right wedding dress will soon start...

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When You Should Give Your Parents Their Wedding Gifts

Gifts for your parents Your parents are absolutely amazing. They not only raised you to be a wonderful adult, but ever since you got engaged, they’ve been nothing but supporting, caring, and loving with you and the person who will enter their family as your life...

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Try Not to Set Your Wedding on These 2018 Dates

popular wedding dates As you very well know it, setting the wedding date is one of the first and foremost important steps in planning the perfect Big Day. Of course, you want to choose a date that’s convenient and meaningful for you – but does that mean all dates in...

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Plan Your Wedding Décor With These Tips

wedding decor tips Having a beautiful wedding is a very, very important dream for every bride to be. After all, you only get married once – and you want the ambiance created at your Big Day to reflect your style, personality and love story.What are some of the most...

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Stay Cozy and Warm as a Winter Bride!

Winter Weddings There’s nothing like a bride’s outfit! The way she dreams it up, the way she shops for it, the way she pulls everything together for the perfect bridal look – every single step of finding the right wedding attire is a really magical moment.Remember,...

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Rain Will Not Wash Out Your Wedding Day!

Weather won't ruin your wedding day! Your wedding day is one of the most special and unique events in your entire life – of course you want for it to be really beautiful!And while there are a lot of elements you can control – such as which catering service to hire, or...

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These Engagement Rings Will Inspire You!

Popping the big question is not something you do every day, so it is only natural to want to have a really amazing moment with your loved one when you do. Naturally, a beautiful and meaningful engagement ring is part of the deal – but have you considered the type of...

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Choose the Perfect Wedding Cake for Your Theme

your wedding cake Your wedding cake is one of those magical pieces that blend into the wedding theme and make it pop with elegance and beauty. Of course, you want this very special dessert to be gorgeously coordinated with the theme it complements – but how do you do...

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Is It Alright to Update Your Wedding Registry?

Updating your gift registry We all know how delicate the wedding registry issue can be. Not only will you have to be really careful with the way you share it, but you will also have to make sure the items on the list are suitable for all types of guests and budgets,...

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Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Big Day – Eat Healthy!

Eating healthy to have a great wedding day We know you’ve heard this a thousand times before – but you really are what you eat. Everything you put in your body affects you (for better or for worse), and not just from a physical point of view.For example, did you know...

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Best Summer Wedding Inspirational Ideas

Weddings in the summer! Summer weddings are still happening – and if you’re planning your own amazing summer Big Day, you surely want it to be perfect from all points of view. Of course, the aesthetics play a hugely important role in everything – but how do you create...

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Your Flower Girl

Who Can Be Your Flower Girl? These days, it is not absolutely necessary to have a flower girl that walks down the aisle before you do. However, it can definitely be a nice addition to your Big Day – depending on who you choose for this, the micro-moment could be...

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Did You Know These Wedding Flower Tips?

Tips for wedding flowers Beautiful florals have always been quite the important wedding décor element. However, regardless of whether you want stunning roses or delicate daisies, you will definitely realize that wedding flowers cost quite a lot.How to save money and...

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Bridal beauty tips for your wedding

bridal beauty secrets As a bride, you want nothing less than to look perfect on your wedding day – but what are the things to do to make sure you feel great in your own skin? We have some tips for you – read on and find out more.·      ...

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Fun edible wedding favors for your guests

Although it is in no way mandatory that you offer wedding favors, the truth is that most wedding couples do this at their own big day. What to do if you want to do it too? How to plan some really delicious wedding favors? We have some tips for you – so read on to...

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Choose a garden theme for your wedding day

Garden weddings in NM The wedding theme you choose for your wedding will dictate a number of other choices you will eventually have to make when planning the big day. Therefore, it is perfectly normal to want to choose a wedding theme that will truly suit you – now,...

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Décor inspiration for your wedding

Decor for your wedding The success of a wedding relies on a lot of factors – but one of the most important ones is the ambiance you create for your guests. Of course, your wedding décor is a huge part of this!How do you decorate your big day in a stylish, beautiful,...

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Perfect dresses for your bridesmaids

Bridesmaid dresses As the bride, you want your bridesmaids to reflect your style and elegance in the way they dress. How do you choose really pretty dresses for these special ladies, though? We have gathered some of the most popular bridesmaids’ dresses trends of the...

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Create your wedding to stand out

Unique weddings In the way we talk, walk, think, and look, we are all unique and unrepeatable. But even more than anything, our stories are unique – and your romance makes no exception from the rule. Thus, it is only natural to want your wedding to be just as special...

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Add Style to your Wedding

Top tips to styling your weddingAs a bride, you definitely want your wedding to be stylish and unique – and thankfully, the wedding trends out there provide us all with plenty of inspiration. What are the latest ideas? What are the top tips to styling your wedding?...

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Consider these factors for your destination wedding

Having a destination wedding is a truly stunning idea, especially if you are charmed by travelling, the beauties of certain places or simply by the adventurous vibe of a destination event. However, before you fully decide on this type of Big Day, it is of the utmost...

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Your wedding photographer does not need a shot list

Great wedding photography It is more than easy to get swept away by all the pretty trends you constantly pin on your Pinterest wedding board. It is easy to be bewitched by what other people have done at their weddings. And it can be even easier to become...

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Plan your Bachelorette Party to Perfection

Bachelorette Parties Regardless of whether you are the Maid of Honor and want to plan a perfect bachelorette party for the bride-to-be or you are the bride herself, you will surely want this party to be really memorable. How do you do it? How do you plan a...

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Wedding Photography that Fits with You

Your wedding photography should reflect you as a couple. Wedding photography goes beyond just mere images. It tells a story – that of your love and that of how you decided to commit to each other. It captures your very souls in one of the most fragile, emotional and...

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Create an exciting bar for your big day

Signature drinks for your wedding Your wedding is a very special moment in your life – and while you do want to celebrate your love and seize the magic of the Big Day, you also want to make sure your wedding guests are equally happy with everything at your event.How...

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Low wedding centerpieces, a gorgeous option

Wedding centerpieces We all know wedding trends are in a continuous change – and while there’s no one to say you’re not allowed to use something that’s “gone out of fashion”, the truth is that looking at the new trends can freshen up your creativity and help you...

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Environmentally Friendly Lighting for a Green Bride

Keeping up with the Jones’ just went green. Throughout history weddings have been something of a showboating affair and not just the affirmation or reaffirmation of a couple’s love. Of course that is very important too, but weddings have been vehicles for families and...

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Traditional Weddings vs. Modern Weddings

Modern weddings VS traditional weddings Regardless of how traditional or contemporary they may be, weddings will always be absolutely amazing. What are some of the traditions that have either completely changed or adjusted to modern days, though? We have some tips for...

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Wedding Entertainment – be Unique

Be unique with your wedding entertainment As the bride and groom, you want nothing more than to have a truly unforgettable wedding – and entertainment is absolutely fundamental when it comes to this. How to be unique with your wedding entertainment, though? How to...

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Choose Your Wedding Gown to Represent the Season

Wedding Dress selection Create your wedding dress to represent your wedding seasonAs a bride to be, you want to be nothing less than breath-taking and gorgeous on your wedding day – and given the uniqueness of the moment and its importance, it’s perfectly normal to...

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Unique wedding seating chart ideas

Be unique with your wedding entertainment Creating a well-thought-of wedding seating arrangement is highly important for the success of your wedding. After all, the last thing you want is people who cannot stand each other to be seated right next to each other,...

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Sunflowers for Fall Weddings

Your fall wedding bouquet All flowers are gorgeous – and this is one of the main reasons the vast majority of brides will place such high importance on how their wedding florals look. Of course, you will also want to make sure your Big Day’s bouquets and flower...

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Outdoor Weddings Running Smoothly

Outdoor weddings are especially popular during the hot season, but the absolute truth is that they can actually be quite demanding if you want everything to run smoothly. With a little attention to detail and a well-thought plan, though, your outdoor wedding can turn...

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Flower arrangements for your Wedding Day

Do you have all the floral arrangements for your wedding day you need? Flowers have always been a very, very important part of a bride’s wedding day. And yet, with so many things to handle for the Big Day, it can be easy to allow things to slip away. For example, have...

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Wedding Color Schemes

The colors you choose for your big day are not important just for the décor – they are absolutely essential to creating the perfect ambiance at one of the most memorable events of your life. How to make sure you choose the perfect color scheme for your wedding? We...

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Personalized Boutonnieres

Allow your Groom and his Groomsmen to stand out with special boutonnieres Everything about your wedding should be personal and unique. In the end, you, your future spouse and your love story itself are absolutely special – so your wedding should reflect that as much...

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An un-plugged wedding

Are you going to have one? Your wedding is one of the most amazing, emotional and unforgettable events of your entire life – so you are more than allowed to set your own “rules” (as long as they are within the boundaries of common sense, of course).For example, many...

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Create your signature wedding cocktail

Something special for a summer wedding What could be better than a delicious signature cocktail to add uniqueness and personality to your wedding day bar? With summer here in full force, you will want your cocktails to be both tasty and extremely refreshing – and...

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Preserve your wedding bouquet

Your wedding bouquet is beautiful! Be sure you know how to preserve it Your wedding day will be unforgettable. The magic, the emotion and the beauty of everything surrounding this event deserve to be preserved forever – unfortunately though, human memory cannot...

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Creative Wedding Proposals

Some people have proposed in some unthinkable ways!Popping the big question is one of the most beautifully emotional moments of your life – so you definitely want to do this in a memorable way. What are some of the most unique ideas people have used for their wedding...

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A Creative Food Bar at your Reception!

Be creative by having a unique food bar! Your guests deserve to have the time of their lives at your wedding. After all, these wonderful people have come a long way to be there for you and to celebrate this huge moment in your life – so you will surely want them to...

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Signature Cocktails at your Reception

Be creative when choosing your wedding signature cocktail names! - Try some of these ideas:Your wedding should be all about you, your love story and the amazing things that make you unique as a couple. From the décor to the dress, everything about this special day...

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A Vineyard Wedding

Have you considered having a wedding in a vineyard? Elegant, classy and unforgettable, vineyard weddings are gaining more and more attention – and understandably so. Have you considered a vineyard wedding too? If so, what are some of the most important aspects to...

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Adding a pop of color to your wedding

With summer approaching, more and more of us think of golden beaches and deep blue ocean waters that calm our souls and provide us with the peace and relaxation we all need so much. If you are planning a summer wedding, bringing the same feel into your Big Day is a...

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Unique Engagement Party Tips

make your engagement party special Your engagement party is the first pre-wedding event, so you definitely want to start the entire process on the right foot and you want to make sure everything about this party is perfect. What are some of the most important things...

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Wording your Save the Date Cards

Make sure you word them correctly Although not absolutely mandatory, “Save the Date” cards are a great option when you want to make sure guests will not have anything else planned on your wedding day. Moreover, they are truly important when you plan a destination...

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Themes for your Wedding

What about stripes for your wedding? Stripes are really fun and they can add a dash of playfulness and stylishness everywhere they are incorporated. But how can they be incorporated in a wedding? Are stripes elegant enough for such a big event in someone’s life?Yes,...

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An Outdoor Venue – questions you should ask

Be sure you're not caught by surprised if you don't ask With spring and summer right around the corner, we can expect more and more outdoor weddings as well. And if you have your heart set on an outdoor affair, you should first and foremost make sure you ask the right...

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Invitations for the eco-friendly

green invitations Being eco-friendly is more than an option – for many people, it is a way they live their lives. But what happens when you are an eco-friendly couple and you don’t want your wedding to leave a paper trail behind it? How do you handle wedding...

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Create fun hashtag elements!

Your wedding is such a special day that leaving it undocumented would be a real pity. Of course, you are going to hire a photographer (and maybe even a videographer too). But how can you gather together all those Social Media photos your guests will share? The answer...

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Unique Wedding Menu Ideas

Novel reception menus Your guests will be there for you on a very important day of your life – the day you tie the knot and begin your life as a married couple. Naturally, you want them to be fully pleased with everything at your wedding – and your food is not even by...

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Decorating your aisles gorgeously

make an elegant walk down the aisle Decorate your wedding aisle gorgeously to Walking down the aisle – now, this is a moment you’ve been picturing ever since you were a kid. And you always dreamed it to be magical, unforgettable and amazingly romantic. You always...

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Hiring a Wedding Planner

Photo source: flickr.com/flashbacktunisie Hiring a wedding planner for your New Mexico wedding can save you money A wedding planner will be beneficial in helping you create a beautifully elegant wedding!Planning a wedding? Then hiring a professional event planner...

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Personalized Wedding Place Cards

One of the best ways to organize seating for a wedding or any type of event is by using place cards. Seating charts allows guests to see the overall seating at a banquet hall whereas place cards point out the individual seating at a specific table in the banquet...

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Using Bridal Consultants or Wedding Planners

For the uninitiated, planning a wedding can be a daunting task. Many brides feel overwhelmed and confused by the countless choices before them. If this sounds like you, you may want to hire a bridal consultant. A bridal consultant is a trained professional hired to...

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Having a Sunday Wedding

Most weddings are performed on Saturday with the reception following. Their popularity guarantees that some reception facilities are booked as much as 18 months in advance for Saturdays, especially in July and August. If you decide to get married on Sunday, you will...

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Dealing with Stress on your Wedding Day

Your wedding day is coming right up, and you have never been happier. But, chances are, you have been less stressed. Planning a wedding can be an enormous undertaking. With so many details to attend to and so many people to consider, you may feel overwhelmed and...

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Musical Entertainment Tips

Selecting the perfect musical entertainment for the biggest event in your life can be stressful. Here are five tips every bride-to-be should know when searching for the best “quality” musical entertainment. Locating Entertainment For optimal availability and the...

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Are you Ready to Attend a Bridal Fair?

If you’re like many brides you are scheduled to head to a bridal show this season. These shows are created to help brides find the right fit to make their big day absolutely amazing. However, going to these shows can seem overwhelming. Make sure you’re prepared to...

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4 Steps to Planning a Fantastic Rehearsal Dinner

The rehearsal dinner is a fun and relaxed evening to enjoy with friends and family who have come in for the wedding and to most importantly celebrate the arrival of your big day. Here are some basic steps to help you plan a fantastic rehearsal dinner. 1. Setting a...

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A Wedding for Two

When you hear about a typical wedding, it is almost always referred to as the bride’s day. It has become the traditional norm for the wedding to be for the girl. More often than not, it’s what she wants and he is just tagging along for the ride. Usually the men are...

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How to Throw a 1920s Wedding

For some people, choosing a theme for their wedding is one of the most difficult decisions of their lives. It has to be fun, but still maintain a certain level of class. You’re looking for the perfect combination of elegance and party. It sounds like quite the tall...

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Tips for after the Wedding

You’ve already decided he’s the one, but soon it will be time to take one final step: moving in together. After all the hoopla and planning surrounding your wedding and all it entails, officially living together will be your chance to relax, enjoy each other’s company...

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How to Get in Shape for Your Big Day

Congratulations, you’re engaged! Time to find a dress, create a menu, decide on a venue, taste some food, make a guest list and pick a wedding party. What’s more, if the stress of planning a wedding wasn’t enough, you caught a glimpse of yourself in the mirror this...

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Picking Your Wedding Gown

After you and your fiance' have set a wedding date, one of the first things you'll want to shop for is your wedding dress. Decide on the type of wedding you want: will it be formal or informal? Then establish a budget. Include everything from your headpiece to...

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Saying Thank You

The planning of your wedding is often lengthy and the details numerous. There are always those special people who came through with help. For Mom and Dad a night away at a bed & breakfast makes a special gift. Have a “Thank You” basket delivered to your sister the...

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DJ + Live Music

photo courtesy of Fizelwink Photography One of the hardest decisions in planning your wedding will be choosing the entertainment for your reception. This decision is usually a personal preference, but sometimes it becomes a financial decision, as live bands can be...

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Choosing Entertainment at the Reception

Photo: S. Strine Photography Choosing the right music for your reception is essential to creating the perfect atmosphere on your special day. Of course, you have to like the music, but you also want your guests to feel relaxed, included, and ready to celebrate. Would...

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Beauty Tips

photo courtesy of Fizelwink Photography These days, natural-looking beauty is in. So for the most important day of your life, you’ll want to look your natural best. Enhance away, but use caution; avoid heavy makeup or so drastically changing your look that you leave...

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Lista para el Novio

photo courtesy of Fizelwink Photography Sabemos que su prometida le va agradecer toda sui ayuda para planear la boda. La lista que sigue son detailes que el novio puede manejar y una seccion para su convenecia poder hacer notas.Joyero...

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Dia de bodas – Lista para la Novia

photo courtesy of Blue Rose Photography  Para ese día tan especial,  necesitará ayuda extra. Pídale a alguien que haga los varios detalles de la lista.  Confirme los detalles con cada persona.Detalle...

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Responsibildades para el Dia de la Boda

photo courtesy of Blue Rose Photography Responsibildades para el Dia de la BodaPonga el nombre de la persons que esta encargada en cada categoria.Regalos en la mesa (quien los cuida) __________La mesa del libro de invitados ________________Asegurar las tarjetas a los...

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Planning a Wedding with Pinterest

Bridal shows are a way to see and touch and taste that you can't get on Pinterest! Whether your big day is years, months, weeks or even days from now, there is always a lot of planning to be done. You need the dress, the venue, the food, the cake, the hair, the nails,...

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