Jamie is a writer based in Santa Barbara, California, who loves to write about all things creative including weddings, DIY projects, and decor. She’s lucky to be married to her best friend and partner in life who is a professor at a university in Santa Barbara. He\'s not only her best friend, but a really great writing coach! Follow her stories for budget tips, DIY projects, and all other things wedding!

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15 Commonly Asked Questions About Planning a Wedding Reception Menu
Wedding planning
How to Choose a Fall Wedding Dress
Fall

How to Choose a Fall Wedding Dress

Here are our best tips for finding your dream dress for a beautiful autumn wedding. read more

10 Common Destination Wedding Mistakes
Venues

10 Common Destination Wedding Mistakes

Here’s how to have your wedding destination go off without a hitch. read more

10 Perfect Fall Wedding Details
Wedding theme

10 Perfect Fall Wedding Details

Interested in tying the knot when the leaves are turning? read more

8 Mindless Habits That Are Ruining Your Marriage
Marriage

8 Mindless Habits That Are Ruining Your Marriage

You probably don’t even realize you’re doing these things! read more

8 Reasons Why Even Happy Couples Should Go to Marriage Counseling
Advice

8 Reasons Why Even Happy Couples Should Go to Marriage Counseling

Curious about what therapy can do for your relationship? Here’s what you can expect counseling to do for your marriage. read more

8 Ways to Be the Best Maid of Honor
Maid of honor

8 Ways to Be the Best Maid of Honor

Here’s how to be there for your bestie during this exciting time of her life. read more

A Shy Person’s Guide to Giving a Wedding Toast or Speech
Reception

A Shy Person’s Guide to Giving a Wedding Toast or Speech

If you’re shy about giving a wedding toast, here’s how to handle it like an absolute pro. read more

How to Make Sure Every Wedding Guest Can Hear Your Marriage Ceremony
Wedding planning

How to Make Sure Every Wedding Guest Can Hear Your Marriage Ceremony

How do you ensure that even the back row can hear every word of your vows? read more

The Difference Between Religious, Spiritual, and Civil Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding planning

The Difference Between Religious, Spiritual, and Civil Wedding Ceremonies

Here’s everything you need to know about religious, spiritual, and civil wedding ceremonies. read more

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