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There are so many details that go into planning a wedding, and it can seem overwhelming when you need to stick to a budget. Fear not: Lily & Lime photography is here to help you figure out your reception table decor on a budget! Not only will it look beautiful, but it will make for some […]

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“Make sure you take a few moments, just the two of you, to soak it all in.” “Don’t sweat the small stuff – if at the end of the day you get married, everything went perfectly.” “Bring a comfortable pair of shoes to dance in.” “Make sure you eat something!” When you’re a bride-to-be, there […]

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It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. The love of your life is on one knee proposing with your dream ring (keeping our #apbling page open on your laptop = major key). After you’ve said yes, wiped away the happy tears and called everyone you’ve ever met to share the big news, there’s one more thing you […]

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TGIT! We have something special for the fellas today thanks to our friend and ultimate men’s style enthusiast- Denola Grey. If you’re like me and struggle with tying or knotting a tie, this tutorial is for you. Go ahead and save this step by step infographic for that “rainy” day because trust me, the time will come.  (Check […]

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  From the engagement party, bridal showers, bachelor/bachelorette parties and the wedding itself, there is a whole lot of gift giving involved when you’re invited to a wedding. Of course you want to give the happy couple a lovely, memorable gift, but sometimes it can feel a little overwhelming to find the perfect choice. What’s the best […]

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As a recent newlywed, our former #APbride Phyllis knows a whole lot about the stress of wedding planning. Check out her 10 brilliant tips for keeping it together as you prepare to say I do.  [image by Terri Baskin Photography] 1.     Take a moment to enjoy just being engaged. We didn’t start planning until 2 […]

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As a bride-to-be, there are going to be many daunting tasks in your journey to the aisle (don’t even get us started on seating list drama!) But the one thing that shouldn’t be stressful? Picking out all of the items you need to start your life together as a couple. Shopping should be fun! However, […]

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Both my fiance and I were born and raised in the Midwest. We went to college there, met there, fell in love there and it’s there that our relationship took roots. So when deciding where we should tie the knot, we didn’t even question that it would be where we came from, even after a […]