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On October 22nd 2016 I exchanged vows with a wonderful man I now get to call my husband. Being engaged and getting married was a very exciting time in my life but I hope these posts will help a fellow bride as you are planning your own adventure!

Our Engagement Photos Photographed by 3Eight Photography
Our Wedding Photographed by 3Eight Photography
 

Wedding Related Posts:


Wedding Budgeting - How to have a nice day without you or your parents going broke
Wedding Planner Review
Bridal Thoughts
Bride Culture
Bride Swag
The Wedding Day is just the beginning
Allure Brides Beauty Box
The Mrs Box - heirloom ring box review

Bridal Shows in Memphis:

The Pink Bride
Everything Bridal with David Tuterra
The Big Fake Wedding

Tulle La La Boxes:

Box 1 and 2
Box 3
Box 4
Box 5
Box 6 - The Last One

Our Wedding:


Something Old and Something Borrowed
Something New
Father of the Bride
Facing the day without my Mom
The Bridal Party
Bride and Groom
The Ceremony
Sharing the day with the married couples in our life
Sorority Sisters
Pinterest vs. Reality



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