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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How to Fake Tan Before Your Wedding
Beauty

How to Fake Tan Before Your Wedding

Here’s some of our best tips to ensure you look sun-kissed instead of splotchy. read more

How to DIY a Grazing Station at Your Wedding Reception
Food

How to DIY a Grazing Station at Your Wedding Reception

Unlike a traditional buffet, grazing tables are more casual, but can look visually stunning (and, of course, delicious). read more

20 Winter Wedding Favors
Favors

20 Winter Wedding Favors

From gingerbread men to candles, here’s some winter-appropriate wedding favors your guests will appreciate. read more

6 Cell Phone Etiquette Rules for Wedding Guests
Etiquette

6 Cell Phone Etiquette Rules for Wedding Guests

Keep these rules in mind as you arrive to that upcoming wedding! read more

Wedding Dress Etiquette
Wedding dress

Wedding Dress Etiquette

Following these tips will ensure your dress is appropriate for the time and location of the ceremony. read more

7 Old-Fashioned Wedding Etiquette Rules That Are Still Relevant
Etiquette
10 Fall Wedding Floral Trends
Trends

10 Fall Wedding Floral Trends

From succulents and sunflowers to using locally sourced flowers, here’s what’s popular in wedding flowers this season. read more

How to Plan a Fall Wedding Menu
Catering

How to Plan a Fall Wedding Menu

Here’s seven ways to embrace the tastes of the season at your wedding. read more

15 Commonly Asked Questions About Planning a Wedding Reception Menu
Food
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