The 10 most popular wedding first dance songs

If you’re in love, or just can’t get enough love songs, you probably already know that Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” is an incredibly popular wedding song. What you may not have known is that he has several wedding song’s that can be perfect for your first dance, vow renewal or just a romantic dance[…]

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Winter anniversary gift ideas

We love anniversaries around here and winter anniversaries are some of my favorites. I actually (secretly) wish we had a winter wedding. Although I wouldn’t change our beach wedding for the world. Winter weddings have a romantic warmth about them. I think deep reds and soft whites. Snow and warm fires. A beautiful woodland scene[…]

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Top 7 fall anniversary date ideas

Did you know that October is the second most popular month to get married? And for good reason, it’s one of the most beautiful times of year. The lucky couples celebrating their fall wedding anniversaries can use this time of year to their advantage with cozy sweaters, warm blankets, bonfires, hot cocoa and beautiful outdoor[…]

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Leather Anniversary Gift For Him

A leather anniversary gift can be as unique as you are. Gifts for him are hard to come by, especially when you’re looking for something sentimental and not too mushy, amiright? “Music is what feelings sound like” Share your love of music and desire for cool home decor with a leather engraved sheet music print[…]

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Why is leather the 3rd anniversary gift? 


Leather is traditionally the 3rd anniversary gift because leather represents durability and flexibility. At 3 years of marriage, married couples are typically still in the learning phase of marriage. We’re getting used to each others quirks and idiosyncrasies. And more importantly, we’re learning how to cope with big and small issues as a team instead[…]

Planning the perfect anniversary celebration

Make this years anniversary celebration of your marriage profound and special! Keep in mind that this day is a remembrance of your vows and the special bond you have been building since you said I do. Some ideas and tips to get started on planning and executing the perfect anniversary: Plan your special day around the[…]

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Why is paper the first anniversary gift?

Paper is used traditionally as the gift for year one of marriage…. Gifts on paper are symbolic. Most believe that paper anniversaries and the paper gift is representing a blank page, a new beginning and the ability to write your own story.  This article on 1st wedding anniversaries published by the Spuce.com says it perfectly: “Take[…]

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12 Fall Date Ideas for Married Couples

You know that “date your spouse” thing you may often hear? Don’t just blow it off, actually do it! It’s key to a long and happy marriage and the best way to reconnect whether you do it weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. So, be sure to set special one-on-one time aside for each other and you’ll[…]

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Third Anniversary Gift Ideas

Updated 7.18.17 Are you celebrating your 3rd anniversary soon? Leather represents durability and protection and the growth and strength a marriage has experienced in the first 3 years as a married couple. We have written a post in more detail on why leather is the 3rd anniversary gift and you can read it here if[…]

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2nd anniversary gift ideas

Content updated 7.18.17 I love the 2nd anniversary gift selection. Okay, I might be a bit biased, but the 2nd and 3rd years are my sweet spot of creative happiness. The very first map I ever designed was for my husband as a gift on our 2nd anniversary. I designed a map of Turks and[…]

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7 Spring date ideas

Get out your spring clothes (yes, stop wearing sweatpants and hoodies all day) and start breathing in some fresh air with your special somebody! These 7 spring date ideas will get you outside and bonding over love and laughter and warming up your winter time blues in no time at all. 1. Watch the sunrise[…]

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First anniversary gift ideas

The 1st anniversary is traditionally the paper anniversary and I feel the most creative year available. Here are 5 first anniversary gift ideas to get you inspired and check out our Pinterest board to see examples and links to ideas! (also feel free to browse our shop here or on our Etsy site). 1. Hand[…]

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