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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The Pros and Cons of Engagement Ring Insurance
Finances

The Pros and Cons of Engagement Ring Insurance

It may wise to protect this particular financial investment. read more

Why You May Want a Vintage Wedding Ring (And How to Find the Perfect One)
Jewelry

Why You May Want a Vintage Wedding Ring (And How to Find the Perfect One)

One way to guarantee your engagement ring is unique is to go vintage! read more

5 Reasons Why You Should Wear a Conflict-Free Diamond Ring
Engagement rings

5 Reasons Why You Should Wear a Conflict-Free Diamond Ring

Here’s a few reasons why you may want to ensure your ring is ethically sourced. read more

The Pros and Cons of the Most Popular Wedding Websites
Wedding planning

The Pros and Cons of the Most Popular Wedding Websites

Here’s 4 of the most popular wedding website builders and how to decide which one’s for you. read more

6 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid When Wedding Planning
Friends
7 Ways to Make Your Courthouse Wedding Special
Wedding planning

7 Ways to Make Your Courthouse Wedding Special

Tying the knot at a courthouse doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate in style. read more

Should You Invite People to Your Elopement?
Traditions

Should You Invite People to Your Elopement?

You want to elope—but is it against the rules to invite friends or family? read more

Honeymoon in Santa Barbara Aboard the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
Honeymoon

Honeymoon in Santa Barbara Aboard the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Make the relaxation key with a honeymoon to Santa Barbara on the Amtrak. read more

11 Things You Never Thought to Register For
Registry

11 Things You Never Thought to Register For

From national park passes to humidifiers, here’s our favorite untraditional picks for wedding registries. read more

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