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If you are a bride looking to gather information on vendors in your area, I created this special page just for you! Here, you will find a list of vendors I recommend, venues that are a favorite for all budgets, wedding advice by planners, and more! It's all here and it's all free for you!

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A first look is based on having quality alone time with your spouse right before the ceremony begins. It's a way for you to see each other and take the time to enjoy your wedding day without having guest be there! It's a great idea to think about, but might not be for you. Read more to find out the pros and cons of a first look!

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Monterey+ Carmel Wedding Vendors

In need of vendors? This is for you! I teamed up with some of the most favorite and trusted vendors. Hair and Makeup, Florist, planners, dress shops, and more! You can find it all here! Just click the link below to get where you want to go!

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Before you begin planning, but after you have decided on your budget, take a few weeks to simply write down what you and your spouse want when it comes to vendors and venues! List them based on importance and what means the most to you, this way you have an idea of where your money will go first, second, third, etc. 

Try to keep an open mind! No wedding day or planning goes perfect, even with having the best team. Things can simply fall behind! Best advice is to keep the vendors updated and keep things moving along the best you can! Things happen, but having a plan A and B can really make it better!

Lastly, although wedding planning is fun, it can also be stressful! During the process, make sure you take a break from the planning and still focus on each other. You guys are still a couple and still have needs, and rights to go out on a date! Do so without bringing up the wedding planning/ wedding dreams! It will be nice to have the break!

by: dana arnold

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