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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Preparing for an Outdoor Spring Wedding
Wedding planning

Preparing for an Outdoor Spring Wedding

Planning an outdoor wedding for the spring? Don’t forget to ask yourself these six questions to make your day truly unforgettable. read more

5 Non-Traditional Engagement Ring Ideas
Engagement

5 Non-Traditional Engagement Ring Ideas

Don’t want a cookie cutter engagement ring? Here’s how to make sure your engagement ring stands out from the crowd. read more

5 Questions to Consider When Crafting Your Invitations
Invitations

5 Questions to Consider When Crafting Your Invitations

Starting to plan your wedding invitations? Here are a few questions you need to ask yourself before you get the process started. read more

Incorporating Children Into Your Wedding Ceremony
Children

Incorporating Children Into Your Wedding Ceremony

Make your wedding day even more special and memorable by including your little ones in all of the celebration. read more

How to Tell Someone He or She Won’t Be in the Wedding Party
Advice

How to Tell Someone He or She Won’t Be in the Wedding Party

Not sure how to tell someone he or she won’t be the wedding party? Here are 5 tips to help you check this unpleasant wedding task off your list. read more

3 Classic Hollywood Makeup Looks to Steal for Your Wedding Day
Makeup

3 Classic Hollywood Makeup Looks to Steal for Your Wedding Day

Whether you’re an Audrey, an Elizabeth, or a Lena, there’s nothing better look for your wedding day than a classic one. read more

Booking the Venue: How to Choose and What to Consider
Venues

Booking the Venue: How to Choose and What to Consider

You’ve said yes to the big question, and now the question is—where are you going to tie the knot? read more

8 Ways to Save Money on your Rehearsal Dinner
Budget

8 Ways to Save Money on your Rehearsal Dinner

Rehearsal dinners can get expensive—especially when you have to feed and entertain a large crowd. Try one of these budget-saving ideas for an unforgettable pre-wedding night. read more

7 Wedding Hacks to Keep You Under Budget
Wedding dress

7 Wedding Hacks to Keep You Under Budget

With a little bit of savvy and a lot of research, you will be well on your way to having the wallet-friendly wedding of your dreams. read more

8 Nontraditional Items You Can (and Should) Register for
Registry

8 Nontraditional Items You Can (and Should) Register for

Whether you want to register for a honeymoon, a wine subscription, or even a down payment on your home, this isn’t your grandmother’s wedding registry. read more

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