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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 […]

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How to Budget for Your Wedding | Your Day by MK

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Wedding first looks have my heart! I absolutely love them! Having a first look for your wedding day allows you to see each other and talk to each other before the wedding day in private. Imagine being nervous all day. Waiting to see each other later that night… sometimes as late as 6pm! When you […]

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First Looks – From Their Perspective

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Weddings are beautiful, happy, fun days. If you’ve been a guest, helped a friend or family member, or been a part of a wedding day, you know that putting together this huge shindig is no joke. There’s a ton of planning, thought and work into putting together this celebration of two people coming together. Now it’s your […]

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How to Stay Organized Wedding Planning

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Now, I may be biased… but I think Chicago is one of the best cities in America! There’s so much to do, so much to see, and it’s all so pretty! I mean, what other city has a beautiful skyline, beaches, water, fantastic architecture, and four seasons!? (The best season is the outside patio season!) […]

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7 Best Chicago Engagement Session Locations

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For those who love sweets, choosing a wedding cake is a big deal! But also, how do you know what to choose? And who to choose? That’s why I asked Victoria of The Quintessential Cake (who makes awesome cakes and super amazing, real looking sugar flowers btw!) to help me write a blog post on […]

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How to Pick A Wedding Cake

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If had to pick my top three favorite wedding details, the florals would have to be in that list! Flowers are so pretty and add such a great pop of color to your wedding day! But, it can be hard to choose what flowers you want. Especially if you don’t know what is what and […]

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Choosing Seasonal Flowers For Your Wedding

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I love the details. The details are so pretty and so special to the bride and groom. I would have to say my favorite three details are the dress, florals, and custom wedding invitations! When it comes to printing your wedding invites, there are lots of options. Letterpress, digital, foil printing, etc. With so many […]

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Five Gorgeous Ways to Print Your Wedding Invitations

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Today I am starting something a little different and new on the Alexandra Lee blog. I know so many amazing vendors, or as I like to call them, friendors! They are all crazy talented and great friends to have! I thought it would be super helpful to my brides and future brides to have them […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need A Planner

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