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There is without a doubt SO much that goes into wedding planning, but one thing we know will DEFINITELY be on your mind is how you will look on your big day. This is hands down one of the (if not the MOST) important days of your life, and its inevitable that you will want […]

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During the Holiday Season, it is SO easy to get lost online or in crazy busy stores trying to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. We have all been there, and we know how stressful this time of year can be! We are here to share some of our favorite gifts with you! […]

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We took to the most reliable poll source… (Facebook;)) to ask our married friends what their biggest wedding day regrets or mistakes were. We were overwhelmed with the traffic of conversation this topic brought about! We decided to organize these ideas to help out all of our engaged or soon to be married friends out […]

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We partnered with Sunshine Ballroom in Ballston Spa for this blog post on four simple reasons you will benefit from taking dance lessons before your wedding day! We’ve included pictures of some our favorite dance moments, too. See what Sunshine Ballroom had to say below! For a lot of couples, the first dance at a […]

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Here’s a tidbit of a few things we’ve learned from being behind the lens all these years… 1. Hire a Wedding Planner Seriously, this is their chosen career and their masters of what they do. They comply and coordinate with all of your vendors, so you don’t have to. They make lists and check off […]

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In the Words of a Videographer What you NEED Photographers to Know Communication: Reach out before the wedding! We always reach out to photographers we haven’t worked with prior to the big day. If you don’t hear from us “videographers”… take the initiative. Use the call to talk about how you can work together to […]

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In our pursuit of supporting local and absolutely falling in love with our little slice of Eastern New York heaven, we have decided to share some of the delights and highlights of Saratoga Springs and why it is an AWESOME place to walk down the aisle and exchange wedding vows. We’re giving you seven reasons […]

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Last month, we were all about making connections (we still are)! That goes for both our business connections AND our client connections. We want to continually be meeting with the right people and it should not have a start and end date – it should be an ongoing process. About a year back, we wrote […]


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