How to Handle Wedding Decision Fatigue

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Decision fatigue is a very real and true side effect of planning a wedding. This is an exact statement I sent to a bride earlier today, and it’s so true. As the wedding date approaches, suddenly the things that you said you weren’t going to worry about become these big tasks that eat up way more time than you’re willing …

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Why Does the Groom Wear a Boutonniere?

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Do you know why the groom wears a boutonniere? The truth is, there are a few theories, all rooted deep in history hundreds of years ago. The first dates back to the egyptians and aztecs, who are believed to have worn flowers of a specific color to designate teams during sporting events. Players on a team would wear the same …

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The Truth About Wedding Favors

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Of all the things people splurge on for their wedding, favors can arguably become one of the most offensive ways to waste your budget dollars. I don’t want to sound rude, but the truth of the matter is, no one wants a tchotchke with your monogram, initials and/or wedding date on it. It might be cute for a day or …

Wedding Ceremonies Are Stressful AF.

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If you’ve had a wedding with me, you’ve probably been witness to the deep sigh of relief that comes out of me once the processional is complete. Wedding ceremonies have such a formality to them that they very easily become these intimidating wedding monsters that make us want to crawl under the bridal train and hide.  But here’s the thing: …

First-Look Trends for Your Wedding Day

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Think back to the moment that you first laid eyes on your partner. What did you feel? Perhaps, your cheeks flushed, your eyes widened, and you smiled. No matter how you felt, it was certainly a significant moment within your life, even if you didn’t realize it at the time. The first time you saw each other was certainly incredible! …

Contagious Events Named One of the Best Wedding Planners in Boston (again!)

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We’re incredibly honored to share that we’ve been named one of the top three best wedding planners in Boston, according to Three Best Rated®. After a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence, Contagious Events was found to be a standout among the competition. Three Best Rated® found that Contagious Events …

5 Unique Rituals for Your Wedding Ceremony

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Your wedding ceremony is all about uniting with your partner! The loving bond that you have created together is truly special, and you will certainly highlight just how wonderful your relationship is by evoking heartfelt vows to one another. However, there are other ways in which you can unite as one. Related: Unconventional Ideas for a Unique Wedding Are you …

Tips for Planning Your Wedding Invitations

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Your wedding invitations are a big part of your big day! After all, you will want to ensure that all of your friends and family members will be present for your nuptials. Therefore, you will want to plan your invitations to perfection! More Reading: How to Find the Best Wedding Vendors for Your Big Day Are you preparing to create …

5 Creative Alternatives to the Bridal Bouquet Toss

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For decades, the bridal bouquet toss has been a wedding staple. However, as time goes on, brides are choosing to showcase new and creative takes on this wedding classic! But, if you would still like to take part in the timeless wedding tradition, know that you can create a small toss bouquet to present to the single ladies, posing as …

Top Legal Benefits of Being Married

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If you are getting married, know that your life will change in many ways. If you aren’t already living with your partner, you soon will be. In addition, know that joining your lives together will be such a wonderful experience for you both, and something that you should be truly excited about! Related: What to Do After Getting Engaged However, know …