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couple taking engagement photos on cranberry bog at box mill hall
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If you grew up on the South Coast of Massachusetts, you probably associate cranberry bogs very strongly with the region. And if you’ve been here a long time, they’re probably something you appreciate about the region. So, why not get married at one?! You can do just that at Box Mill Hall in Wareham—a mill-turned-wedding-venue […]

Get to know Box Mill Hall – a quintessential South Coast wedding venue

Weddings

couple posing for photos at their wedding in the Tropical Forest of the Franklin Park Zoo
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The classroom at Franklin Park Zoo was transformed into a whimsical jungle on the evening of Danya & Chris’s wedding—mostly by the bride herself!  Danya & Chris had an intimate DIY wedding that suited their personalities perfectly. They are both huge animal lovers, so getting married at the zoo just made sense. So did featuring […]

An insanely fun wedding at Franklin Park Zoo

Weddings

couple getting married outdoors at farm wedding venue by Tressie Seymour of Rhode Island Minister
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Choosing your wedding vendor team is a big deal & can be a bit overwhelming! You want to make sure you find vendors who are not only personable and easy to work with, but whom you can count on to bring your unique vision to life. I get it! And because I strongly believe you […]

14 of my favorite Boston wedding vendors

Weddings

lauren, owner of soulistic boho salon, a unique Providence hair salon
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Getting your hair done professionally is an experience that not only renews your confidence in your physical appearance – it makes you feel better about yourself all around! That’s the philosophy that Providence hair salon owner Lauren Dennehy has built her brand on. After many years of nurturing her talent and finding her place in […]

Meet Lauren, owner of a very unique & special Providence hair salon

Boudoir

alternative bride holding a sunflower bouquet at a Friendly Crossways wedding
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Your venue is more than just a physical space in which to hold your wedding celebration. It can really shape the overall mood and vibe of your day! Sure, you want a beautiful location that suits your visual style. But more than that, you want to make sure you’re in good hands—that the people behind […]

Get to know Friendly Crossways Retreat Center – the perfect intimate wedding venue in Harvard, MA

Weddings

candle holder wedding bouquet preservation rhode island
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You’ve put a ton of thought into the color scheme of your wedding. You’ve found an amazing florist who understands your vision and is SO excited to bring it to life (if you are still looking, definitely check out Black Iris Floral Designs!). How awesome would it be if you could preserve this gorgeous feature […]

Meet Miranda, an amazing wedding bouquet preservation artist in Rhode Island

Weddings

cute skeleton wedding cake topper at a Halloween Salem Massachusetts wedding, captured by Vivid Instincts Photography
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If you’re planning a not-so-traditional Salem Massachusetts wedding, it just makes sense that you’d want a not-so-traditional vendor team on your side. And if you’re specifically leaning towards the idea of a non-religious, romantic, Celtic, Viking, Pagan, or Wiccan ceremony–or even just a witchy, ethereal aesthetic for your big day–I have just the wedding officiant […]

Planning a Salem Massachusetts wedding? Here’s why you need Tara of Witchy Woman Weddings

Weddings

couple posing for photos in the courtyard after their wedding ceremony at Willowdale Estate
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Tucked away in the small town of Topsfield, MA is an enormous, elegant stone mansion. Outside, there’s a lovely courtyard, and the building is surrounded by over 700 acres of state forest. Inside, there’s a cozy library, plenty of fabulous rustic decor, large yet welcoming rooms, and the kind of interior vibes that just melt […]

Get to know Willowdale Estate – one of MA’s most beautiful mansion wedding venues

Weddings

bride and groom outside in the snow at the Mansion at the Highlands, a beautiful Fall River wedding venue
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Massachusetts received a record-setting amount of snow last weekend, but that’s not the reason I’ll never forget the Blizzard of 2022. I’ll always remember it as the day I (unexpectedly) got to capture Samantha & Chris’s beautiful wedding, which took place at a hidden gem of a Fall River wedding venue! I had just gotten […]

An intimate celebration at a stunning Fall River wedding venue

Weddings

An intimate wedding ceremony led by April of The Offbeat Officiant, a Boston wedding officiant
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When you choose a wedding officiant who really fits your style, your ceremony can actually end up being one of the most memorable parts of your day! You might be looking for someone who truly appreciates the relationship you have with your partner, someone who can make the experience fun & relaxed. If that’s the […]

Meet April (AKA The Offbeat Officiant) – a one-of-a-kind Boston wedding officiant

Weddings

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