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Plan your pre-sunset toasts with the Golden Hour Calculator

When I was planning my wedding day schedule, I knew one thing: I wanted toasts to be happening on the front lawn of the B&B during the “Golden Hour,” that brief window of time before sunset when everything is glazed in that rich, warm, yellow light.

I spent a bunch of time online, looking at sunset times, trying to figure out how to schedule the transition from dinner to toasts so that I could nail the timing just right… if only the Golden Hour Calculator had existed then!

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Register AND plan your dream honeymoon with Traveler’s Joy

From our recent survey, we know that a lot of you are looking for MOAR HONEYMOON INFO PLZ! So how pleased are you guys to know that Offbeat Bride sponsor and online registry Traveler’s Joy now offers a cool service called Honeymoon Tipster. Keep reading to find out more about the online registry with the honeymoon bonus…

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What’s so awesome about SimpleRegistry? (Hint: iPhones are involved)

Wedding registries — we love ’em! Seriously, what’s not to love? You get to pick your own prezzies and fill your newly wed abode with everything you’ve been desperately needing. But what if what you need can’t be completely registered for at, say, ONE department store? Then you gotta use a service like our sponsor SimpleRegistry –a one-stop cash registry service that enables you to add activities, experiences, and items from any retailer in the world to one easy-to-manage registry page. And here’s four reasons why SimpleRegistry simply (see what I did there?) kicks ass…

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My top 5 “ah-ha!” wedding moments: Shit I’m glad I know now

Besides the obvious “ah-ha!” moment of “OMG I’m SO glad I found Offbeat Bride,” I wanted to share the top-five realizations I’ve had while planning this thing. These tidbits may not be for everyone, but if my best friend were getting married, this is what I’d tell her.

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How to elope AND share the wedding with your family at the same time

What happens when you decide to elope and then, at the last minute, you want desperately to also share that experience with your families? Thanks to technology you can do what Andy and Cassie did…

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What invitation design software should I use for my DIY wedding invitations?

Whether it’s because of the rotten economy or because you want to add a personal touch, I support anyone who uses the tools at hand to bring their wedding to life. Invitations can really set the tone for your wedding (they’re the first thing your guests see, right?) and it’s not surprising that many couples want to have an active hand in this important first step.