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A Wedding Day Full of Surprises

Raleigh Wedding Planner Magnolia Collective Plans a Surprise Ceremony in Coastal North Carolina Meagan Culkin of Raleigh-based wedding planners Magnolia Collective pulled off a day full of emotional surprises for this Chapel Hill couple. Sam and Dave tied the knot at their dream venue, the Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center in Beaufort, North Carolina, on… READ MORE

Romance at River Dunes

Coastal Wedding Weekend at River Dunes in Oriental, North Carolina Jessica and Joshua describe the way they met as “serendipitous,” because their love story started the same way their parents had both found one another: as neighbors. The pair grew up in the Raleigh area, but Joshua went to Sanderson High School and graduated from… READ MORE

Wedding Gift Guide

30+ Ideas for Bridesmaid Gifts, Vendor Gifts and More Who should I include on my wedding gift list?  Gift giving is an extension of Southern hospitality. Giving gifts shows that you love and appreciate your guests who've traveled to your wedding, the members of your wedding party who've been part of your special day and… READ MORE

Love Conquers All

UNC Charlotte Shooting Survivor Says 'I Do' at Walnut Hill  Tragedy struck while Drew Pescaro was in class at UNC Charlotte on April 30, 2019. He spent 27 days in the hospital recovering after being injured during the shooting that took place at the university. Seven months later, with the event still fresh in their… READ MORE

Classic is the New Modern

A Classic White Wedding in Chapel Hill Planned by Folie à Deux Events Claudia and Andrew are New York City natives who relocated to Wake Forest, North Carolina, where they planned the classic white wedding of their dreams with the help of another NYC transplant; Erica Greenwold Reisen of Folie à Deux Events. The couple had a very clear idea of… READ MORE

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