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What To Do After You Get Engaged

You’re Engaged, Now What? After the initial shock and excitement of becoming engaged dies down and it’s time to start planning you will probably be initially overwhelmed by how much there is to do and all the opinions coming in from everyone around you. [caption id="attachment_24370" align="alignnone" width="810"] Photograph by Michael and Carina Photography[/caption] Pick… READ MORE

Top Five Traditional Wedding Elements Tossed by Millennial Couples

Traditions are often the backbone of nuptials, but as the next generation ties the knot, new trends continue to sprout while longstanding practices are left by the wayside. A population that now exceeds the baby boomers, millennials cherish new ideas, customization and authenticity, which is further exemplified through their wedding decisions. Diane Tighe, who plans events for father… READ MORE

Inspiration For Your Spring Wedding Bouquet

Spring Florals One of the best parts about getting married in the Springtime is the countless options that are available for your floral arrangements and bouquets for your special day. Between the soft airy color pallets, incredibly fresh blooms, and ample amount of green accent options, there is definitely no shortage of inspiration for you… READ MORE

Planning a Chapel Wedding in the Raleigh Area

Wedding planners in the Triangle warn that saying “I Do” in a local chapel takes advanced planning. Barring another couple’s misfortunes, the months of April, May and June are pretty much off the table a year in advance, as is October. Some savvy brides have already snapped up prime dates for fall 2018 and spring 2019. “This is such a growing… READ MORE

Traditions to Honor Family on Your Wedding Day

It's natural that many couples want to take extra steps to honor special family members and even the whole clan during their wedding. Sometimes it may be an acknowledgement made to parents or other influential people during the ceremony such as having parents light an altar candle or handing a flower to each mother. Honor can also bestowed on those who… READ MORE

Foodie Focused Weddings

In North Carolina, we are lucky to be surrounded by some of the top culinary talent in the county, and luckily for brides, many of those chefs are also linked to the wedding and catering industry. We are proud of all of the NC Chefs who were recognized in this year's James Beard Foundation nominations! Special shout out… READ MORE

Bridal Beauty Tips from SB&G

Ladies, do not be ashamed to splurge on your wedding day looks. There will never be another day in your life in which you are more in the spotlight. We’re sharing some of today’s most popular beauty treatments that will help you look your best on your wedding day. Spray Tanning Sunless tanning is healthy and quick. Avoid harmful… READ MORE

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