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First Look Photography- Things to Consider

The First Look seems to be a huge point of contention among engaged couples and I feel like before I talk about it, I need to make a disclaimer. Please know that you are NOT required to do a first look. The decision is completely 100% up to the two of you. Don’t let your […]

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When Wedding DIY takes over your life

Bridechilla Jaime wanted to create her own wedding stationery. Many hundreds of dollars and glasses of wine later, did she achieve her wedding DIY goals?I have a confession to make. I can be a tad bit obsessive. Not in a boil your bunny kind of way, but I have a deep seeded desire to make […]

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Inspiration – Antique Lilac Wedding at Cherokee Bluffs, GA

Antique Lilac Wedding InspirationCherokee Bluffs Park, GAPhotographer, Lindsay Vaughn, of Inspiration Photography by Linds reached out to us with a sweet story and images from a recent wedding inspiration photoshoot. She approached Autumn and Drake, a real life married couple, to model for her shoot – knowing that they did not have photos from their own […]

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The Power of Saying No in Wedding Planning

Wedding planning is the one time in your life when everything is supposed to be all about you. So then why is it that so many others want to make your wedding about them? Your mother, your best friend, your soon-to-be mother in law…Everyone you meet and know will have an opinion about your wedding. […]

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Planning a Second Wedding

I’ve got some news for you—not all marriages last. I realize that’s the last thing you want to read on a wedding blog, but it’s reality. Not to diminish the severity of divorces but…shit happens. My first marriage failed.Much later, after navigating through the newness (i.e. weirdness) of internet dating, I met someone. He was […]

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279- Chasing Your Veil- Why the Wedding ‘System’ is Broken

This episode of Bridechilla Podcast, we fight back!What from you say?The patriarchy, the pressure, the feeling that can sometimes appear that we can never get ahead with wedding planning and life and all of the other stuff that we have to get done. The feeling that we are chasing our veil…that we should be consumed […]

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Colorful Wedding Ideas to Steal

​Hey Bridechillas! Cathy here. I’m the blogger, DIYer and party planner extraordinaire over at WellKeptChaos. I’m currently planning my wedding, so I’ve been scouring Pinterest for the very best ideas. A lot of what you see on Pinterest is repetitive, and us Bridechillas like to break the mold a bit! It’s no secret that I’m […]

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How to Deflect Negative Feedback And Opinions

Here’s something besides congratulations and questions about when the wedding is going to be, that you will be guaranteed to receive when you get engaged- opinions.As the very wise saying goes…Everyone has something to say and no matter how much ‘well meaning’, or how helpful they think they are being, it can be damn frustrating, […]

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Wedding Planning Side Hustle- To Earn Extra Money

Having a side hustle, working an additional job, using your skills to pay the bills (outside of your day job) can be an awesome way to avoid debt and afford the little details that might not be possible on your current budget.I have always been a side hustler, looking for ways to make my money work […]

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279- Wedding Planning Q&A…on a train

Our favourite Mother-in-law (I have to say that by law) is back on the podcast in this episode, Rich’s Mom Veronika, joins us to answer some of your wedding planning questions and talk bra sizes, the wives of King Henry the VIII and her new found love of The Bridechilla Community.This episode was recorded on […]

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