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May 30//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//10 Wedding Costs Brides Overlook

May 30, 2018

Sticking to your budget is probably the hardest thing about planning a wedding. Many brides know that their dress will have to be altered and the catering bill might be higher than previously thought; but, some overlook these hidden wedding costs that should be included in the overall budget. 1) Beauty Treatments Yes, you have […]

May 23, 2018

Here at Rebecca Hicks Photography, we believe that having a budget is the foundation of every great wedding. There are so many vendors that need to be hired for each and every wedding; including, venues, caterers, photographers, etc. However, despite many blog posts on wedding planning websites, the number one vendor that brides underestimate the […]

May 23//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//The Most Underestimated Wedding Cost

May 16//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//4 Things Every Bride Should Know…Before Wedding Dress Shopping

May 16, 2018

There is nothing as dreamy as walking into a bridal boutique for the first time. Each store is enchanting; but, before you head out with your family and best of friends, there are some important things to consider. Brush up on these tips before making an appointment.  1) Keep Your Shopping Team Small You have […]

May 9, 2018

At the beginning of the wedding planning process, choosing your wedding party is a big deal for all brides and grooms. Not only will these honorary attendants help the bride and groom get ready for the biggest day of their lives, but, they will help set the tone for the day, also. Therefore, in order […]

May 9//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Choosing Your Wedding Party

May 2//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Bridal Party Duties (Groomsmen Edition)

May 2, 2018

One of the most exciting parts of wedding planning is choosing your bridal party. Last week, I blogged about the role of the maid of honor, bridesmaids, and flower girl; and, this week we will turn to the groom’s side of the bridal party that he is responsible for choosing. 1) Best Man Like the […]

April 25, 2018

You have been chosen to be a part of your friend’s wedding day…now what? All your inspiration is coming from the movie, Bridesmaids, but, after that, you have no clue where to begin and how to serve your friend well. Each supporting role in a bride’s wedding party makes a big difference, including making sure […]

Apr. 25//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Bridal Party Duties (Bridesmaids Edition)

Apr. 18//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Vendor vs. Friend-or

April 18, 2018

A friend-or is exactly what it sounds like, a friend who takes the place of a wedding vendor. As for my opinion, I would be weary of hiring a friend as a traditional wedding vendor. Not only do they probably have limited experience doing weddings; but, they most likely do not have the contacts if […]

April 11, 2018

You have planned your whole life for this day; but, you need a little help to make your dreams become a reality-that is where day of coordinators and wedding planners save the day. While not quite as exciting as choosing a gown or wedding cake, the choice of hiring a day of coordinator or wedding […]

Apr. 11//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Day of Coordinator vs. Wedding Planner

Apr. 4//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Tips For Finding Your Dream Photographer

April 4, 2018

When it comes to picking a wedding photographer, it is important to pick and hire the right photographer for you-every bride has a different style they are looking for. You only get one chance to capture your wedding day, so make sure the person you hire is up for the challenge.  The tips below should […]

March 28, 2018

Choosing a venue-it probably is one of the biggest decisions you will make in the wedding planning process. On average, the wedding venue is where the bride spends twenty to thirty percent of her wedding budget; and, it has the ability to set the tone of the whole wedding.  With so many amazing venues to […]

Mar. 28//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Tips For Finding Your Dream Venue