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Differences Between a Wedding Dinner and a Wedding Reception: What Kind of Celebration Will You Have?

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Planning a wedding can be very stressful. Weddings are expensive, and the bride wants perfection on her day. One of the most expensive items is the wedding dinner or reception. What’s the difference between the two and which should you have? Here’s some information to shed light on the subject. What’s the Difference? Honestly, there’s not a lot of difference these days between a wedding reception and dinner. A reception and dinner can be as elaborate or simple as the bride and groom want. It’s not uncommon for couples to have themes like a wedding hoe-down. Lots of barbecues are...

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A Guide To A Successful Destination Marriage Proposal

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Image Source: Unsplash If you are planning to pop the question and would like to make it an event to remember, why not plan a destination proposal? It could be on top of a small mountain, or perhaps a romantic sunset on a tropical beach, and if you and your partner are both romantics, this is a great idea.  Planning The Proposal In order to create the perfect destination proposal, you need to plan the event carefully, and with that in mind, here are a few questions you should ask yourself. Does your partner like surprises? Where is your ideal...

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Start Your New Year Out Right

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December is here and that means the new year is right around the corner. You may already be thinking of ways to make 2020 the best year ever. To avoid being overwhelmed, focus on one area at a time. Choose just a few small changes you will be able to sustain, and your efforts will be rewarded. Home Make your house a home you love. If your space is cluttered, purge unneeded items. If your home is too bare, take a decorating course. You don’t have to remake the whole place at once. Focus on three key areas: what you...

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3 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

3 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

When determining the answer to “What price house can I afford“, one of the important things to consider in addition to that monthly mortgage payment is your utility bills. They can take a big chunk out of your budget if you’re not careful. The average family spends more than $2,000 a year on energy bills, according to EnergyStar.gov, but many are paying a whole lot more. If you don’t want to be part of that group, consider these three ways of making your home more energy-efficient to help reduce the high costs of utility bills. Get a Smart Thermostat If...

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5 Must-Have Items This Fall For Your Living Room

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Fall is here, and it’s time to rethink your interior decor. Making simple changes in your living room can create a warm, inviting, and trendy space to get you through the cold months ahead. Here are the five must-have items to decorate your living room this fall. Jewel-Toned Accent Pillows Jewel tones are a huge trend this fall season. Shades of peacock blue, emerald green, plum, and fuchsia are making a bold statement and creating an aura of elegance wherever they’re incorporated. To take part in this trend, grab some jewel-toned accent pillows. These simple accessories make a huge impact...

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