10 tips to get the cake you want

by Brooke Rester | Dolce Bakeshop, Long Beach When planning a wedding, a bride’s mind turns to flower arrangements, music, venues and even table settings. With so much to consider, it’s no wonder that one of the final items checked off the list is the cake. Your cake, just like your dress, should be a…

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How to Find the Right DJ

by Marcel Lanoux | Nightshift Sounds Entertainment Your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime day, and finding the right DJ is essential to having a great wedding reception. Hire the wrong one and it can ruin your whole day, so this really is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make during the planning process. It’s definitely not…

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What to expect from a professional makeup artist

by Jackie Merlau | jmerlaumakeup.com You may already know you want to hire a makeup artist for your wedding, but do you know what should be expected from a professional artist on the most important day of your life? Here are some tips to help!   THE SEARCH You should find a makeup artist who…

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FAIRLEY & JAMES Announcement

Ms. Penny Fairley and Mr. Anthony James wed May 6, 2017, in Biloxi.         VENDORS May Photographer: Lisa Tilley with Tilley Photography Wedding planner: Susie Davis with A Plan to Remember Ceremony venue: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum Of Art Reception venue: Biloxi Yacht Club Florist: Rachel Bond with Pine Hill Floral Designs Caterer: Biloxi Yacht…

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Thuy & Peter: “A” for persistence

Some mutual friends thought Thuy Tran and Peter Nguyen were a perfect match — but Thuy wasn’t quite ready to accept that. “I found him too timid,” she recalls. They remained “just friends” for nearly 10 years; they’d see each other occasionally because of their shared friends. “It wasn’t until March of 2014 that he…

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Kimberley & David: A special spot

Kimberley Rushton and David Wilson caught a first glance at each other at a mutual friends’ home during their high school years. David was best friends with the brother of Kimberley’s best friend. But it actually took six years for them to reconnect and realize there was a special spark between them. They spotted each…

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Budget Planner

Budget Planner If the two of you are paying for your own wedding (which more and more couples are), you might want to head to your marriage counseling classes before you tackle this one. Setting a budget is easy, sticking to it is another matter altogether. Even if your families are going to assist with…

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Summer/Fall 2017 Hair Lookbook

An essential part of the bride’s look on her wedding day is a fabulous hairstyle to complete that head-to-toe glamour! Whether it’s a modern and organic upstyle, a classic chignon or soft vintage waves embellished with a stunning hairpiece, the options are endless and can be perfectly tailored to accent face shape and the dress…

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