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A Destination Wedding Weekend Event Right Near Home

Looking for a memory-making wedding weekend getaway for all? Look no further than Texas’ best small town.

Close enough to home to be convenient, but far enough to feel like a true destination wedding, Fredericksburg offers fun for all generations and has a multitude of charming wedding venues

Read on to learn more about this great Hill Country wedding destination and all the adventures that await you and your guests.


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Aly Am Guest Post

With the rush of so many details to think about for every wedding, Gretchen Olivares, owner of Aly Am Paperie, has a solution to ensure your special family mementos don’t get forgotten. From your family Bible to heirloom jewelry, these special items are often missed in the photography rush the day of the wedding. With Aly Am Paperie’s Memory Box, you won’t need to worry about capturing these details.


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How to Choose Your…Austin Wedding Date.

You know the drill. You upload your engagement video, post your engagement ring pics and announce to the world “We’re engaged!” Then, the questions come pouring in. And they’re all centered on when exactly your knots will be tied.

Choosing a wedding date is often the first big wedding decision couples need to make. And that decision can even extend to include family input and bridal party needs. In a planning process where each decision seems it’s own micro-relationship test, choosing a wedding date needs forethought and patience.

The good news? We have a few things to consider to make that decision just a little easier.


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How to Chose Your…San Antonio Wedding Date.

You know the drill. You upload your engagement video, post your engagement ring pics and announce to the world “We’re engaged!” Then, the questions come pouring in. And they’re all centered on when exactly your knots will be tied.

Choosing a wedding date is often the first big wedding decision couples need to make. And that decision can even extend to include family input and bridal party needs. In a planning process where each decision seems it’s own micro-relationship test, choosing a wedding date needs forethought and patience.

The good news? We have a few things to consider to make that decision just a little easier.


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The San Antonio Wedding Vendors You Didn’t Know You Needed…

As soon as that ring slides on your finger, you’re thinking about the wedding day. The big ticket items such as a venue, caterer and decor will immediately come to mind. But what about the essential wedding vendors you may NOT have thought of? We have a list summed up for you of important wedding professionals you may have missed…until you need them.


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The Austin Wedding Vendors You Didn’t Know You Needed…

As soon as that ring slides on your finger, you’re thinking about the wedding day. The big ticket items such as a venue, caterer and decor will immediately come to mind. But what about the essential wedding vendors you may NOT have thought of? We have a list summed up for you of important wedding professionals you may have missed…until you need them.


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Afrocentric Wedding Themes & Ideas – Your Austin Wedding

Whether you have a distinct knowledge of your ancestry you want to connect with, or you simply want to imbibe your wedding with Afrocentric traditions and themes. We have your tips, ideas, and a bit of history.


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Trends, Tips and Super Cool Stuff – San Antonio Wedding Guide Winter Issue Highlight

The winter issue of the Texas Wedding Guide has hit the stands, and we’re showing off the latest in weddings. From trends and tips to really cool wedding ideas, we’re covering the can’t miss wedding features. Need some ideas? 
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Trends, Tips and Super Cool Stuff – Austin Wedding Guide Winter Issue Highlight

The winter issue of the Texas Wedding Guide has hit the stands, and we’re showing off the latest in weddings. From trends and tips to really cool wedding ideas, we’re covering the can’t miss wedding features. Need some ideas? 
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Need a Valentine’s Gift? Check out these Austin events and specials!

Our vendors are known for their wedding and event expertise, but they don’t stop there. We’ve gathered up some Valentine’s gift ideas, still available and ready to get in time for V-Day. So take a break from the planning, spend some time together, and remember where you first began.


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Need A Valentine’s Gift? Check out San Antonio events and specials!

Our vendors are known for their wedding and event expertise, but they don’t stop there. We’ve gathered up some Valentine’s gift ideas, still available and ready to get in time for V-Day. So take a break from the planning, spend some time together, and remember where you first began.


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A Wedding Winter Wonderland in San Antonio

Though winters in San Antonio may often be bright and sunny, couples who love the winter wonderland look for their nuptials can still get that snowy flair. From decorations to floral to fashion, it’s all about the look. Never mind the weather. 
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A Winter Wonderland in Austin

Though winters in Austin may often be bright and sunny, couples who love the winter wonderland look for their nuptials can still get that snowy flair. From decorations to floral to fashion, it’s all about the look. Never mind the weather. 
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Boutique Weddings in San Antonio – Perfectly Intimate

Planning your boutique wedding in San Antonio? We’ve compiled expert tips and links to intimate wedding specials in the San Antonio area. Let’s get planning!


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Including Dogs in Your Weddings – San Antonio Guest Post by Elm Pass Woods

These days dogs are more a part of our families than ever – so it only makes sense that you and your future forever-love want to include your canine (or canines!) in your wedding day. Check out this helpful blog post from Alex Gold-Haws of Elm Pass Woods.


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Fast Five with Sugar Clouds Cotton Candy

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Lauren Leal, owner of Sugar Clouds Cotton Candy.
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Fast Five with The Knot Tyer Wedding Minister

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Scott Payne, Minister/Owner of The Knot Tyer Wedding Minister. 
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Fast Five with Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Elevia Le, Special Events Coordinator for Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery.  
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Open Air Open House Shows Off City Backdrop

Couples who headed out to San Fernando Hall’s Open House earlier this month were in for a special treat. 
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Fast Five with Bridal Connection at Stone Oak

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from, Angelita Sorensen, boutique manager at the Bridal Connection at Stone Oak.
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Black Friday Savings for YOUR Wedding!

While Black Friday may have changed because of the pandemic, what hasn’t changed is the savings! Here are a few special offers to help you save on your wedding! Don’t forget, you can always find the latest savings at TexasWeddings.com
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Black Friday savings for YOUR Wedding!

While Black Friday may have changed because of the pandemic, what hasn’t changed is the savings! Here are a few special offers to help you save on your wedding! Don’t forget, you can always find the latest savings at TexasWeddings.com
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Fast Five with Lone Star Oaks

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Mary Spradlin of Lone Star Oaks.
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Fast Five with Vacations in Paradise

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Michelle Bouzek of Vacations in Paradise.


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Fast Five with Messina Inn

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Cherri Maley of Messina Inn:
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Fast Five with Twin Creeks Country Club

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Cara Foley of Twin Creeks Country Club.
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Fast Five with Odd Brew Photography

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from David Alvarez, owner of Odd Brew Photography.  
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A Sweet New Experience for Your Guests

Today’s wedding couples, more and more often, want to offer their guests more than the traditional reception. They want to give their guests an experience. 
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Fast Five with the Pavilions at Rockport Beach

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Kerry Goodall from Pavilions at Rockport Beach.
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Fast Five with Russ Russell, Cruise Planners

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from C.T. “Russ” Russell:
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Fast Five with Premiere Events

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Delores Crum, owner of Premiere Events 
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Fast Five with Witte Idea Photo & Film

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Zac & Kimberly Witte of Witte Idea Photo & Film:
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Fast Five with Sun Gold Photograpy

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Paula Williams, co-owner (with husband Damian) of Sun Gold Photography.
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The Donut Delivery Continues

Wedding professionals across the city (and some outside of it too) have been surprised by Texas Weddings staff dropping by with a sweet delivery. 
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Fast Five with The OASIS on Lake Travis

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Beth Dale of The OASIS on Lake Travis.
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Delivering the Donuts

That was no mysterious stranger distributing donuts earlier this week. It was our very own Account Executive Craig Brown. 
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Spreading sweetness all around

National Donut Day might have been last week, but one day isn’t nearly enough time to show our clients how sweet we think they are. Members of the Texas Weddings staff have been out visiting clients and taking them something sweet!


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Wedding Gown Shopping Tips from the MOB

A quick recap of our story so far: Sheila Dunn, Texas Wedding Guide Editor for more than 20 years, has a new title, Mother-of-the-Bride as her daughter, Hannah, plans her 2021 wedding. So, what happens when an industry insider gets a chance to see things from a different point of view? Follow our occasional series to find out!


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Sheep don’t care

Sheep don’t care about quarantines and isolation. Luci Cook and Michael Holcomb, the husband and wife owners of Stregare Baking Company, have learned that first hand.
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Fast Five with PhotoHouse Films

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Will Herrington, principal/creative director of PhotoHouse Films:
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A New Title — Mother of the Bride!

A New Title for Industry Insider: MOB!

Sheila Dunn, Texas Wedding Guide Editor, has had an opportunity to see things from a different point of view.  Read about her experience.


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Honeymoon Trends for 2020 – Guest Post

This is a great time to be thinking about and planning your wedding and honeymoon. You’ve got the time and thanks to the Internet, you’ve got the information.

As we keep looking to the future, C.T. “Russ” Russell fills us in on one of the hot honeymoon trends for 2020. For information on all his services, from destination weddings to honeymoons, visit lightning-travel.com.
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How to Turn your Invite List into an RSVP number – Guest Post

If you’re trying to figure out how many people will be at your wedding, here are some tips from an expert.

Guest blog by La Escondida Celebration Center.


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5 Reasons Why you Need to Hire a Planner for Your Special Day!

Is hiring a wedding planner at the top of your list? Gretchen with Aly Am Paperie gave us some great advice about why you should hire a planner for your special day. 
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To Include RSVP Cards OR Not? That Is The Question!

Are RSVP cards important for your wedding invitation suite? Cherin Thompson with CT9 Designs has the perfect answer!


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Continued – Wedding Pros Know How To Party!

New website launch

Wedding professionals don’t just know how to throw a great party, they know how to enjoy one as well.
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Wedding Pros Know How To Party

Bride photo with her book cover

When you host an event at the Oasis on Lake Travis, you are always going to be competing against the beautiful sunset views, but we tried.
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Generating a Fun Hashtag

Nowadays, using a hashtag at your wedding is practically expected. Unless you have a cool last name, coming up with a fun hashtag will seem strenuous. Not to worry, we have found the perfect hashtag generators for you!  Fully embrace the digital age with the help of these hashtag starters.
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Creating a Fun Hashtag

Wedding hashtags are a great way to keep all the special moments captured by your family and friends on your big day. You could even begin using your hashtag during your engagement party, bridal shower, and rehearsal dinner. This would not only allow you to have every cherished moment all in one place, but could also help your guests remember your hashtag after using it a couple of times.
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Top Ten Wedding No-No’s

Let’s be honest, we have all been to some sketchy events, to say the least, whether it was the fault of the wedding couple or the guest, it is up in the air. Here is a list of popular Wedding Guide no-no’s taken from our staff that we have all personally seen!
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