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Please take a look at these oh-so-perfect wedding favors, made by BloemBox....they are seriously the sweetest little things I have ever seen.


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The pricing ranges from $5.50 each (for the tiny tins in the top left corner) to $20 for the BloemBox Originals...or you can really splurge and go for the Songbirds Seed Mat Garden (top right) for $30 each. These are such a great way to tackle two difficult wedding tasks at one time...the decor and the favors.

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I have officially survived 2 full days without carbs. If you knew me, you would understand just how amazing this is. I have been moaning and groaning about the 10 pounds that I gained post-wedding, for nearly 2 years now...but for the life of me, I can't seem to make it past 3 o'clock when I start a diet. Anyway, since misery loves company, I thought that I would post about this lovely little bakery in LA, called Buttercake Bakery, that one of our readers emailed me about.


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I love that their baked goods aren't too perfect, or too designed...they remind me of stuff that Mom (okay, not my mom, per se) made growing up.


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The girls at Buttercake Bakery are happy and able to ship out their oh-so-good treats anywhere in the country (extra charges will apply). How perfect would these be for favors, served with a piping hot cup of coffee? I am imagining those cute heart cookies in white handkerchiefs, secured with bakery twine wrapped a few times around the center. Then, a letterpressed note attached (or handwritten in red ink) that says, \"from our hearts to yours.\" Cheesy? Or cute?


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Cakes are $12 for a 5\" round and $30.00 for a 9\" round. Cookies and scones are around $1.50, bars start at $2.25, cupcakes are around $2.00, tarts are $20.00 for an 8\" and $30.00 for a 10\". Buttercake Bakery also puts together gift baskets filled with their goodies, that start at $27.50.

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I love this palette that Joy over at Oh Joy, posted the other day...varying shades of pinks, green, blue and white. It seems so effortless. So, summer chic. Sometimes, people think too much about their palette and it almost becomes cliche. The best wedding colors, in my opinion, are those that don't seem forced or staged.


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Top picture is by Oh Joy!, Bottom (left to right) are from Oh How Charming!, J Crew and House Martin. Pretty, hugh!

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Day to day, I get a lot of questions that don't necessarily fall into one category or another. So, I am going to make a new category called Q & A...basically just questions that I get from readers! Since most of you are in the trenches of wedding planning or simply read this blog, as a way to stay connected to such a fun time in your life, I really encourage everyone to comment on the Q & A's.


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Q. I am currently planning my May '08 wedding in California and my Midwestern Mom is having a meltdown. My fiance works in the fashion business and Mi Madre is well aware that there will be quite a fashionable crowd. I'm having a difficult time helping her find a classic, yet fashionable Mother of the Bride outfit...got any suggestions?


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A. My mom had a heck of a time trying to choose the perfect outfit. And to be honest, when you look at what mothers are \"supposed\" to wear, there just isn't a lot to choose from. Throw in a fashion forward crowd, and it is no wonder she is having a meltdown!


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The good news is that more and more stores are starting to catch on to the problematic \"mother of the bride outfit dilemma.\" Many of the major department stores, like Neiman and Nordstrom, now have sections on their websites devoted completely to the mothers. How great is that! And, the dresses are by well known designers like Carmen Marc Valvo, Vera Wang, Elie Tahari and so many others.


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Bottom line...when you are the mother, aim for spectacular. But understated. You cannot go wrong with a well-made gown in a soft hue like champagne (not beige), black or pale pink. Go for something that flatters your figure and that is made with a beautiful, luxurious fabric. I love these gowns from Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom...they are so simple, but so chic.


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I found this great article in an old Martha Stewart Weddings that I thought I would share with you...


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Since most weddings these days are more about the entire weekend, than the day itself, it seems like the organizers have to come up with different ways of keeping guests entertained. Here are some of Martha's tips for keeping the wedding weekend stress free for the planners, while still fun and relaxed for your guests...


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-Set the tone for a weekend wedding and let guests know what events lie ahead by hanging welcome packages on the doors to their hotel rooms. The gift box above, hung from a ribbon includes an itinerary of events and a map of how to get from one to the next. It also contains information about the area, such as a list of restaurants, interesting sites, places to shop and twenty-four-hour drugstores. A package like this is easy to assemble. You can download maps and type other information on the computer in advance. Toss in a disposable camera, a bottle of water, plus any other little extras you like.


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-A typical wedding weekend might go something like this: guests arrive Friday afternoon or evening and are welcomed at a cocktail reception or rehearsal dinner by the couple and their parents; the ceremony and reception take place on Saturday; then everyone departs on Sunday following a farewells brunch for the newlyweds. In addition, the couple might have additional, more casual activities such as a volleyball game or guided tour of local landmarks planned. Couples should allow some free time for guests to relax and do as they please.


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-It's important that pre-wedding parties or dinners not detract from the main event. If the reception will be a formal dinner, you might plan a casual barbecue for a rehearsal dinner that includes all guests.


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-A day-after breakfast hosted by a relative or a friend, ends the weekend on a sweet note and allows the bride and groom to spend more time with their guests. Food should be uncomplicated; pair homemade items that can be made ahead of time with store-bought extras. Cookies and candies are easy for guests to take for the trip home.


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Bottom line...keep your guests happy by giving them some direction. But, don't go so overboard that all of the other extras take away from the main event. When in doubt, go for activities that are casual and relaxed.


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All from Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter 2005

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Again, from the Martha Stewart Weddings Winter 2005 issue, I found these great color palette ideas...


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Lush Purples with Chartreuse Accents...


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Sweet Pink Pinks with Patterned Accents...


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A Modern Mix of Greens and Blues...


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Here are some tips when finding your color palette:


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-When choosing a palette for your wedding, keep in mind the colors already in place at the site where the ceremony or reception will be held, and build around them.


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-If there's one color you especially love, make it resonate by mixing it's various shades, both soft and strong.


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-Using one or two colors with a  neutral shade as white, taupe, or brown is nearly always effective. If you pick three or four colors, consider using one or two of them sparingly; intense hues make particularly striking accents. Combining more than four color families, however, can look haphazard.

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My beautiful sister, Erin, is turning 34 today and my family is busy getting ready for her birthday party. In lieu of a standard post, I am just going to leave you with this absolutely beautiful wedding that Martha featured a few years back. It's proof that a wedding, rich in tradition and beauty, will always stand the test of time...


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I have always had a love for the Indian culture...the vibrant colors, the rich tradition, the elegance. And, having seen the beauty of an Indian inspired wedding, I am now even more enraptured.


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Thus, I was thrilled when Priya, over at Love Made Visible, sent me a heads-up that the second edition of her South Asian inspired online magazine, Nirali, is now out...and it's a wedding issue! Definitely go check out the site, as the pictures are over-the-top, drool-worthy. And, she has some brilliant ideas for any type of wedding!


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I hope you'll spend a few minutes browsing the Nirali site...it is beautifully done and has such great resources and ideas for weddings. Have a great weekend!

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I am loving the idea that Hostess With The Mostess has on her site today...a tiffany inspired bridal shower!


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She has complete instructions on how to create this adorable look, as well, which is so great. I loooooove that Jennifer (the writer) uses such a broad range of items to build this tablescape...from paper plates to flutes of champagne. AND she includes links where you can buy everything. Ummm, does it get any easier???? An added touch to the whole event...call your local bakery and see if they can make a tiffany cake (or mini cakes), using blue fondant icing and a white fondant ribbon. If the fondant is too pricey, ask them to use a tiffany blue icing, then place a white ribbon around it yourself!


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If you haven't already, definitely check out The Hostess with the Mostess...SUCH good ideas for all of the wedding parties that a girl needs!!!

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I am sure that many of you have heard of The Cake Girls. They have been featured in nearly every major magazine and are even going to have a spot on the Food Network this summer. If you haven't heard of them, prepare yourself to fall in love...with a cake.


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How gorgeous are these cakes! My current favorite is the top left photo...what a beautiful wedding it would be, if the entire event was inspired by this cake.

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