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30+ Groom Duties That Will Really Help the Bride

Groom: this groom duties post is for you! Be sure you subscribe and stay in the loop, too!

Dear Groom, Heyyyy handsome, it’s me, your Bride. I know I’ve been a little preoccupied lately, pouring over wedding books and Pinterest and reading endless wedding blogs for even *more* ideas. I’m just really excited to marry you. And I realized something: there are a ton of groom duties you could do that would *really* help me out. So, I’ve put them all into a list. Some of these are really simple, while others are a little more elaborate. You don’t have to do them all… but a few here and there would really make me feel less stressed. Anyway, thanks for taking the time to read this, and for helping me with these wedding plans. You’re awesome. But you already knew that. On to the list…

Oh and, you know, kiss me like this.

groom kissing bride

photo: bonnallie brodeur

This Vow Book is Perfect for Weddings (Giveaway!)

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This beautiful wedding vow book will become a keepsake for years to come. By Claire Magnolia. | http://emmalinebride.com/ceremony/wedding-vow-book-handmade/

by claire magnolia

Hi, loves! It’s a beautiful Monday and we’re kicking off the week with a brand new giveaway! But first… have you considered a wedding vow book for your ceremony? A vow book is one detail you should add to your list, especially if you are reciting your own vows. Today we are sharing a favorite vow book, which is handmade by Claire Magnolia. They are even giving one away to a lucky reader! Find out more below…

How to Be a Happy Bride from A to Z

Want to be a happy bride? Crave no-stress planning? You’ve come to the right place! Before you read, be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss future posts.

how to be a happy bride from a to z

clutch by eclu

Planning your wedding doesn’t have to be stressful. At Emmaline Bride, our goal is to help you plan a beautiful wedding without the stress. Planning the biggest day of your life is supposed to be fun, right? And we know that if you’re a happy bride, you’ll have an easier time planning your Best Day Ever. To help, we’ve made you this handy guide to keep things in perspective. You’ll also want to grab this and this, since they’ll outline tons of wedding ideas (without overwhelming you. Promise.) Enjoy!

How to Plan a Western Themed Wedding

How to Plan a Western Themed Wedding (invites: jen simpson design)

invitation: jen simpson design

One of my favorite wedding themes is rustic, which can include a western, barn, farmhouse, woodland, or country vibe. Today we’re showing you how to plan a western themed wedding with a handful of tried-and-true ideas, both handmade and do-it-yourself. We’ll show you how to plan a western themed wedding with ideas for invitation, venue, time of year, attire, ceremony + reception decor, and gifts. Read on to find out more…

5 DIY Wedding Tips Every Bride Should Know

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topper by goose grease

It’s Friday… and if you’re trying to save a few bucks with DIY projects or you just feel like getting crafty, here are a few tips to help! DIY projects can be fun, but they tend to get overwhelming if you don’t follow a few simple rules. Read on to find out the secrets to successful DIY projects PLUS see a handful of DIY kits you can grab now with instructions and craft supplies to get you started!

7 Things You MUST Pack in Your Wedding Bag

bridal clutch

by cloe noel

Hello, loves! You’ve heard of emergency wedding kits in the past, but carrying around all that extra “stuff” can weigh heavily on your wedding bag. And, most wedding bags or clutches can only carry so much! Today, we’re cutting down on the clutter and sharing the seven things you absolutely must pack in your wedding bag. These carefully selected items are what we feel will keep you happy, pain-free, and embarrassment-free, too. We could always add more to the list – like mascara, and eye makeup remover – but we’re focusing more on things you’ll want to keep on hand. (Extras can always be kept in a large tote bag and stored in your bridal suite.) What would YOU pack in your wedding bag if you only had room for seven things? Here’s what made our list…

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clutch by cloe noel

30+ Wedding Makeup Mistakes to Avoid

Beautiful Bride | photo: Sarah Carpenter | 30+ Wedding Makeup Mistakes to Avoid via http://emmalinebride.com/bride/wedding-makeup-mistakes

photo: sarah carpenter via style me pretty

Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day. But did you know there are some wedding makeup mistakes you could be making without even knowing it? To help, we’ve compiled a list of the most common wedding makeup mistakes to avoid so you look (and feel!) your best on your big day. We’ve also teamed up with Forshee Designs to give away a special gift to one lucky bride! Find out what it is and read the full list…

9 “Getting Ready” Rules You Need to Know for Weddings

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bow-back tanks: bridal bliss couture, photo: amber hatley photography

Getting ready for your wedding is an event in itself. The hair. The makeup. The pop mix your MOH made blaring from a nearby speaker. The (happy) tears. The waterproof-mascara (I swear by this one, and I’m pregnant so I cry a lot, ha!) The bridesmaid gift-giving moment. The first look after putting on the gown. There is so much to love about getting ready before the wedding, so you might as well make it a special part of your day. Today we’re sharing some rules you should know for getting ready to ensure you and your entire bridal party have an absolute blast. We’re also sharing some getting ready attire ideas and a special giveaway from Memento that you’ll want to win and start wearing RIGHT NOW. So, grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and get ready to jot down a few notes for the big day!

5 Kitchen Essentials You’ll Wish You Registered For

You’re about to register for your wedding and you’ve decided to start with your kitchen. But what could you use? What do you actually need? One of the biggest mistakes couples make when registering is not knowing where to start and what to register for… and that’s where we come in. Today we’re sharing five kitchen essentials from Cuisinart you’ll absolutely need, use, and be glad you registered for. Plus, we’ll give you some ideas on how to use these products to create three delicious recipes for the holidays. Enjoy!


Kitchen Essentials for the Registry

1. Cuisinart® Cook Central

Why you’ll love it: now you can spend less time prepping dinner and more time enjoying it! You can slow cook, roast, brown/sauté, or steam — even combination cook — with the touch of a button. Prepare meals ahead of time so they’re ready when you are (and not the other way around).

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