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How to Plan Your Wedding in 4 Months

You’ve found the love of your life and you’re obviously SO stoked about marrying them. So why put it off for a year? Let’s do this thing and commence the wedded bliss! This last-minute wedding checklist explains all the steps for a traditional wedding so you can add or subtract as you wish but know...

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19 Expert Wedding Day Tips & Tricks

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19 Expert Wedding Day Tips & Tricks

At Wedgewood Weddings, we pride ourselves on being experts in the wedding industry. With coordinators and general managers who have been in the industry for many many years, we've been around the block and see our fair share of ‘definitely do’ and ‘oh no, please don’t’ ideas for your wedding! Our...

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Star Sign Approved Wedding Seasons

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Star Sign Approved Wedding Seasons

From an Astrological point of view, seasons, dates, and even hours can be crucial and very important in determining future events and the best possible outcomes. This is why, in today’s article inspired by Mary Aragon, we’ve prepared for you the best wedding seasons for each Zodiac sign, so that...

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6 Video Games to Strengthen Your Relationship

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6 Video Games to Strengthen Your Relationship

Gaming together is an excellent way to spend quality time with your loved one by adding common goals and excitement to your lives. When you’re gaming together, your purpose is mutual – to beat the game – which creates an environment that encourages trust, communication, and teamwork. These are all...

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How to Tour a Wedding Venue

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How to Tour a Wedding Venue

Finding a venue is one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning! Assuming you’ve already browsed online and narrowed down your venue options to a select few, it’s time to walk through them in person and see which one gives you all the feels. From beach-front ceremonies to historic mansions,...

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Ceremony Rehearsal & Rehearsal Dinner Q&A

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All About Wedding Rehearsals

You’ve planned for your day forever and at last, it’s around the corner! The final step to help prepare for your special day is the wedding rehearsal walkthrough, which usually takes place the night before the wedding.

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Wedding Food: Everything You Need To Know

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Wedding Food: Everything You Need To Know

Our wedding food secrets: how to make sure your guests are well-fed - and you enjoy a delicious meal selection too! The Wedgewood Weddings menu has been carefully curated and crafted based on the feedback of our couples and hundreds of thousands of guests. Consider this: we host about 10,000...

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Not-Cliché Love Songs for Your First Dance

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Not-Cliché Love Songs for Your First Dance

The first dance is the epitome of romance. Which makes the peer pressure to select your original, fun, romantic, clever, sweet first dance song is incredible! If you think every result from a Google search is either way too cheesy, outdated, overplayed on the radio, or all of the above, we get it! ...

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How Much Does A Wedding Cost?

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How Much Does A Wedding Cost?

Your wedding is likely a day that you’ve been dreaming about for years. So, it’s only natural to want to start planning it the minute you get engaged. We get it and we’re almost as excited as you two! Today we're breaking down how to confidently budget for your wedding, how much wedding venues and...

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Want a Great Day? Start With a Smile!

Ready to make it a great day? Here are six excellent tips and tricks to start your day off right and with a smile! 1. Take a moment at the start of each day to think about all of the things you are grateful for. Think about your friends, family, health, and all the little things that some may take...

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New Wedding Traditions You'll Love

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New Wedding Traditions You'll Love

The wonderful thing about wedding traditions is that they don’t have to be traditional couples can alter and update popular rituals to fit their unique personalities. New wedding traditions and customs are born every day, creating an endless combination of possibilities for celebrating your...

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Meaningful Father-Daughter Dance Music Options

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Meaningful Father-Daughter Dance Music Options

The father-daughter dance at a wedding is a very special moment and it’s up to you to make it fun, sentimental and a combination of your personalities. Unless you woke up knowing the perfect song, there are a couple of brilliant ways to get started narrowing down the vast selection of musical...

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Wedding Ring Tattoo Ideas

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Wedding Ring Tattoo Ideas

While we don't expect traditional wedding rings to fade away anytime soon, there are several fun alternative ring options beyond diamond and gold bands. One such option is a wedding ring tattoo, which is a great way to showcase your love forever. Ring finger tattoos come with quite a few benefits,...

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Wedding Attire Ideas For Your Groom & Groomsmen

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Wedding Attire Ideas For Your Groom & Groomsmen

Let's talk men's wedding fashion! While often more understated than that of bridal trends, grooms and groomsmen have always found a way to add a hint of flair to their wedding attire. From suit and tuxedo styles to accessories like cufflinks, the details help make for a dapper groom’s party. Take a...

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Common Wedding Planning Questions

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Common Wedding Planning Questions

Wedding planning is incredibly exciting . . . but also a little confusing. This is likely your first time planning an event this big! So, how are you supposed to know all the logistics? We got you—our wedding experts are here to make sense of all the chaos, tradition, and friendly suggestions....

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Essential Pricing Guide & Wedding Budget Help

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Essential Pricing Guide & Wedding Budget Help

Let’s be real. Budgeting is a far less fun topic than cake tasting. But it needs to happen—and it needs to happen before you start booking dates and placing deposits. Whether you’re “richer or poorer,” everyone needs a little wedding budget help. The wedding experts from Wedgewood Weddings are here...

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Planning Your LGBTQ+ Wedding

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Planning Your LGBTQ+ Wedding

Thanks to the landmark (and long overdue) Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage in 2015, LGBTQ+ weddings are now legal in all 50 states. Planning an inclusive wedding is exactly the same as a traditional weddingunless you want it to be different! Wedding planning is full of exciting,...

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15 Funny Wedding Day Memes

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15 Fun Wedding Day Memes

When planning a wedding, we all go through every emotion possible, from choosing the venue to whisking ourselves off on the honeymoon of our dreams. Planning a wedding, organizing your life, and keeping up with your usual daily life can be a challenge. Behind every fabulous wedding photo, there’s...

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20 Ways to Display Your Wedding Hashtag Sign

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20 Ways to Display Your Wedding Hashtag

Wedding hashtags are one of the biggest wedding trends to emerge over the past few years. It's such a fun & creative way to involve your wedding guests in celebrating your special day. From cute puns to a romantic play on words, wedding hashtags are a great way to build hype for your wedding!

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Real Wedding at Tapestry House with Greg & Kaila | Wedgewood Weddings

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Greg & Kaila's Garden Wedding at Tapestry House

Tucked away just north of Fort Collins, Colorado sits Tapestry House by Wedgewood Weddings, a charming and unique wedding venue that has hosted many incredible couples, including Greg & Kaila. While both the bride and groom are originally from Illinois, they love the Fort Collins area so much that...

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All About Sequel Weddings

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All About Sequel Weddings

First introduced by our friends at The Knot in 2019, Sequel Weddings gained more traction as a creative way to keep wedding plans intact due to COVID-19-related interruptions. and nowadays the trend remains on point especially for couples with busy, busy lives or people who want to spread out the...

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The Ultimate Guide to Men's Fall & Winter Wedding Attire

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The Ultimate Guide to Men's Fall & Winter Wedding Attire

A wedding is no ordinary occasion. For most people, it’s the most important day of their lives! That means, everything needs special attention: from the tiniest details (like the napkin fold) to the biggest decisions (like the wedding day attire).

With so much at stake you need to give your wedding...

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Best Suit / Dress Shirt Combinations

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Best Suit / Dress Shirt Combinations

You’ve ordered the perfect suit for your big event. The cut flatters and style wows. Now, what in the world should you put under that jacket? These suit and dress shirt combinations are sure to look fabulous in every Instagram and pro photo snapped!

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The 'Need-To-Knows' of Outside Catering

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The 'Need-To-Knows' of Outside Catering

Let’s be real, a big reason why your guests want to come to your wedding is to indulge in the delicious free food. It’s a big incentive! So, you’re probably wanting to compare catering options to assure yourself that you’ll be providing the most scrumptious wedding day meal. But how do you...

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Latest Wedding Color Trends

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Latest Wedding Color Trends

From the powder blue suits that were a staple of the 80s to the rise of Millennial Pink, the wedding industry has seen a variety of color trends throughout the years. While pastel hues like blush and soft blue are timeless, we’re swooning over the latest color trends for 2023. From the resurgence...

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Find Your 2025 Wedding Date

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Find Your 2025 Wedding Date

Picking a wedding date can be the funniest part of your wedding planning process. If you're planning to say 'I Do' in 2025, then you have a variety of wedding dates that pair with fantastic holidays and celebrations to choose from. No date is a bad date to get married, but if you're hoping to find...

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13 Relationship Strengthening Activities

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13 Couple-Centric Bonding Ideas

Looking for couple's activities to strengthen your relationship? We've got 13 ideas right here! Many people dream of the day they meet "the one" and hope that they'll fall in love, get married, and live happily ever after with their perfect partner. In reality, the best relationships happen when...

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Affordable Wedding Dress Alternatives

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Affordable Wedding Dress Alternatives

The hunt for your wedding dress is probably one of the first things you started after you got the ring. Because, unless you get to go to the Oscars every year, your wedding gown will be the most elegant dress you’ll ever get to wear! So, it’s exciting to find the perfect one! But you’ve probably...

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Invitations You’ll Love!

Invitations You’ll Love!

You’ve finished your guest list, you’ve finished your wedding registry, now it's time to find the perfect wedding day invitations! Many couples refer to our Invitations by Wedgewood Weddings website to find their favorite!

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The Ultimate Guide to Live-Streaming Your Wedding

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The Ultimate Guide to Live-Streaming Your Wedding

Whether you're planning an intimate wedding celebration, getting hitched in a tropical location, or have guests that can't make the trip due to a global pandemic, there are many reasons why you might opt to live stream your wedding for all your friends and family to see! Thanks to technology, live...

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6 Beautiful Wedding Traditions with EVIL Roots

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6 Beautiful Wedding Traditions with EVIL Roots

Why does a bride have to hold flowers? Why does she wear a veil? Who was the first couple to tie cans to the back of their getaway car? 

We've become so accustomed to these classic wedding traditions that we don't question the story behind them. If you rather stay blissfully ignorant, that's okay,...

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Latest Wedding Album Trends

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Latest Wedding Album Trends

An important part of planning a wedding is hiring a good photographer. It costs couples $1,000-$8,000+ for incredible photos, so why do so many wedding budgets forget about the album? It would be a shame to throw your precious memories in a drawer!Wedding albums are still relevant and essential in...

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Is An All-Inclusive Wedding Right For You?

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Is An All-Inclusive Wedding Right For You?

Wedding planning is a marathon! Unless you absolutely love planning events, chances are the planning process might have you feeling a bit of stress. From fiddling with the budget to finding the venue, there’s a mountain of work that goes into planning the wedding of your dreams. If you can relate...

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7 Fabulous Foodie Favors for Outdoor Weddings | Wedgewood Weddings

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7 Fabulous Foodie Favors for Outdoor Weddings

It’s your big day, and you want to thank your guests for sharing in on the special occasion too. Thoughtful wedding favors are a wonderful way to do just that! But how do you give everyone something you know they’ll love? The answer is surprisingly simple. Treat your guests to a decadent treat they...

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First Look: Pros & Cons

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First Look Photo: Pros & Cons of Capturing the First Moment

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you’re sure to have seen the trend of having a highly anticipated “first look” moment. We see an anxious bride sneaking up behind her groom, tapping the back of his shoulder, and the reveal of the groom’s emotional reaction to his...

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Have you Heard of Kissing Balls?

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Have you Heard of Kissing Balls?

First - what is a kissing ball, AKA pomander? It's a ball or sphere of flowers designed to look pretty and smell great! 

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7 Signature Cocktail Recipes We Love

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7 Signature Cocktail Recipes We Love

Signature cocktails are a unique touch that will elevate the guest experience for your wedding. If you are looking to highlight a signature cocktail for your cocktail hour or reception, we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite recipes. And if you’re still in self-isolation, having an in-home...

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Top 20 Song Choices For Your Parent Dance

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Top 20 Song Choices For Your Parent Dance

Dancing with a parent is a time-honored wedding tradition. Let's look at the ways we can make it work for your family and create extra memories that will be treasured across the generations. Weddings are about celebrating a new marriage, while also generally paying homage to the families that...

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Essential Wedding Cake Trends

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Essential Wedding Cake Trends

There are so many options when it comes to choosing a wedding cake - this is not your simple "chocolate or vanilla" birthday cake decision! Wedding cakes come in a large variety of flavors, frosting types, colors, shapes, and décor options.  The options are endless and all available to you in...

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7 Wedding Day Traditions & Their Meanings

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7 Wedding Day Traditions & Their Meanings

Check out seven of the all-time favorite American wedding day traditions. From the bouquet toss to the garter search, traditional wedding customs are still incredibly popular. Today we'll share a few that we see at most weddings and explain the thoughts that made them popular in the first place!...

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Essential Info: When To Book Your Wedding Vendors

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Essential Info: When To Book Your Wedding Vendors

You're newly engaged and now it's time to piece together your wedding team! As the nation's leader in special events, we know a thing or two about planning a wedding. One of the most important steps in the planning process is booking your wedding vendors. Timing is key with this process, so let's...

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Ghoulishly Gothic Fall Wedding Ideas

If you and your fiancé love moody thunderstorms, scary movies, dark color palettes and unconventional adventures, a spooky Halloween-themed wedding might just be perfect for you! Skulls and pumpkins make wonderful gothic decor but gone are the days of taking this theme so literally! Think: dark and...

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Welcome to Your One-Stop Wedding Shop

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Welcome to Your One-Stop Wedding Shop

Let's talk about why choosing a one-stop shop for all your wedding needs is a great idea!

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Local’s Guide to Ventura County Weddings

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Local Guide: Ventura County Weddings

Ventura is one of 58 distinct counties in California and one of my favorites! South of Santa Barbara and North of Los Angeles, it brings the best of both worlds. Many couples choose Ventura County for their nuptials, so today, we're sharing a local's insider knowledge about the area.

The rural...

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Holiday Party Planning Steps You Don't Want To Skip

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Holiday Party Planning Steps You Don't Want To Skip

It’s the most wonderful time of the year full of social and company holiday parties galore... be the holiday hero by making sure you check remember these thoughtful steps!

Each year we host and plan hundreds of holiday parties across the country and take note of the most important party planning...

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18 Inspirational Feel Good Ideas

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18 Inspirational Feel Good Ideas

Today, we're sharing our favorite simple moments to help you feel good. Put your feet up as you decide which of these fun ideas will help make your day feel 10% better... or get inspired and make your loved one, a colleague, or a stranger's day a little more lovely with an act of kindness! Feeling...

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10 Tips for a Long & Happy Relationship

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10 Tips for a Long & Happy Relationship

You know those couples that are always having fun, laughing and joking with each other, and really seem to be best friends? How do they do it? What makes their relationship work? Well, here are a few things that happy couples do to keep their romance alive and help them to create a long-lasting...

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10 Things To Know About Marriage

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10 Things To Know About Marriage

When you are planning on spending the rest of your life with one person, there are a few tips that everyone should follow:

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Real Couple Advice - What Would You Change?

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Real Couple Advice - What Would You Change?

We asked a selection of couples about what they wish they’d known before their wedding day. The good news is regrets are mostly small and relate to minor moments that don’t disrupt the whole day. Read through for ideas that will help save your energy, budget, and time! 😘

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At-Home Wedding Proposal Ideas We Love

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At-Home Wedding Proposal Ideas We Love

Self-isolation with your significant other isn’t exactly the most romantic situation. Chances are you’ve been home for weeks and sporting the same cozy pair of sweatpants for days on end. In this ‘new normal,’ date night dinners out and tropical vacations aren’t realistic - at least not for a...

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10 Ideas to Show Your Love

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10 Ways To Show Your Love

With COVID-19 rightly all over the news, it's more important than ever to find the little things to appreciate. Whether it's a beautiful sunset, a long walk with your dog, or a successful day of homeschooling—these moments of appreciation will keep you going.  If you're lucky enough to be with...

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At-Home Date Night Fun - 20 Ideas to Inspire

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At-Home Date Night Fun - 20 Ideas to Inspire

A 'Netflix and chill' kind of night is great, but doing that every night can get really old, real fast. With all this extra stay-at-home time, why not switch it up? Take advantage of your quarantine and strengthen your relationship. Check out these unique ideas to thrive together on a night at home.

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