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The Alexandra Lee Journal - A home for stunning weddings, romantic engagement sessions and helpful, insightful tidbits.

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  Vendors Photography – Alexandra Lee Photography Venue – Gibson’s Italia Wedding Planner- North Shore Weddings Gown + Designer – Hayley Paige from Bella Bianca Couture Shoes – Stuart Weitzmann Jewelry – Tiffany & Co. Bridesmaid Dresses – Brideside Hair – Emily Chura Makeup Artist – America Fresse Groom + Groomsmen – The Black Tux […]

Gibson’s Italia Intimate Wedding

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 Many couples toy with the idea of planning a destination wedding, but often aren’t sure what the benefits of a destination wedding are. Storybook Abroad is a destination wedding planning company based in Chicago planning destination events for couples all over the world. Today I teamed up with Lisa Jaroscak, the lead planner, to walk […]

Benefits of a Destination Wedding

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How do you thank your best of friends for all their help and for being a part of your day? The best way to do this is with a gift to show your gratitude and thanks. If you’re anything like me, your wedding party gifts must be special, thoughtful, and something everyone will love. There […]

Wedding Party Gift Ideas – For Her

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One of the first most important steps to wedding planning is figuring out your wedding budget. How to budget for your wedding? I partnered with my friend and colleague MK Anderson, lead planner and owner of Your Day by MK, where she walks you through the most important steps to creating your wedding budget. How […]

How to Budget for Your Wedding | Your Day by MK

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There are a lot of wedding blogs out there telling you what questions to ask before hiring your wedding photographer. However, a lot of times those questions aren’t important and don’t tell you what you really need to know. I went ahead and put together the most important questions to ask your wedding photographer before […]

Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Photographer

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Recently I shared a blog post on tips on what to wear for the ladies. You can find that post HERE. However, now it’s time for the guys. It is equally essential for the guys to look and feel confident in their photos as well. Here are a few tips for what to wear for […]

What to Wear for Engagement Photos – 5 Tips for Him

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You’ve got the ring and celebrated the engagement, and now it’s time to plan your dream wedding. You may be wondering where you should start, how do you choose, and where do you look? It can be overwhelming, but below are some tips for how to choose your wedding vendors, the right wedding ones for […]

How to Choose Your Wedding Vendors

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A closet full of clothes and still not sure what to wear for your engagement photos? You’re not alone! There are tons of different things to consider. To dress up or to be casual? Wear something with color or stick to neutrals? The internet is full of information about what is most flattering, what to […]

What to Wear for You Engagement Photos – 5 Tips for Her

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Including your dog in your engagement photos is a great way to add your personality. Dogs and puppies are the best and they’re a huge part of our families. So it’s safe to say I love when my couples decide to include their dog in their engagement session. As cute as they can be, sometimes […]

5 Tips For Including Your Dog In Your Engagement Photos

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The Wrigley Building summer engagement sessions are popular right now. And it’s no surprise why. It’s so pretty, elegant, and there are so many gems around it for photos! Alexa and Pat sure made it look really good too! I had so much fun hanging out with them and their ADORABLE son! I’m so excited […]

Wrigley Building Summer Engagement

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