Monthly Archives: February 2012

The beautiful result

I’m very proud. Very proud, to be able to place albums into my clients’ hands and give them memories for life. Yes, they are pricey, and yes, they take a while to design, create, and for the very awesome KISS Wedding Books to print, but for the value that they present over generations, the way […]

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Stephanie and Amman, Engaged! | Chicago Engagement Session at Lightology

Under the guise of pretending that he was still in India, Amman surprised my friend and classmate Stephanie last month in New York City with an extravagant proposal. She thought she was grabbing lunch with her brother, but Amman showed up with flowers instead! Stephanie wasn’t aware that it was a proposal, because Amman likes […]

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Your time lost in wedding planning is money lost | Wedding MBA

What’s an extra stress-free weekend spent with your spouse-to-be worth? How about several girls’ nights out / extra football games with your guys? How about 5 extra hours a week to work out? A wedding MBA invests in vendors who generate positive ROI, understanding that the biggest expense they had to give up in wedding […]

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The budget buster: the wedding guest | Wedding MBA

I’ve tried to make this post non-technical, but we’re talking numbers, so it is going to get technical. If you ever get lost, the best thing to do is to try to reproduce my Excel from scratch and you’ll see how it came about. (photo of me shooting a wedding, by Amie Fedora Photography) Let’s […]

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Why most wedding budget tools are incorrect | Wedding MBA

It really bothers me when I see all these sites that present your budget using a percentage-based calculation system. For example, the WeddingWire wedding budget has you enter your entire wedding budget and then tells you how much you should be spending in every category, based on the belief that your venue should be 50% […]

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