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When you think about your wedding day the last thing you want to do is all the paperwork.. that’s not the fun part of planning, right? From the marriage license, to the permits needed for locations, let me guide you on how to do it all. How to get a Marriage License If you’re local […]

The midwest is always known as the flyover states… Iowa and Ohio ? I’m not sure why that always get’s confused, but here we are, wanting to elope or have a small, intimate wedding in Iowa! My name is Jamie, I was born and cornfed so I know that traditional large weddings rule this state […]

When you want to stay in the city (like Omaha even) and you also want to elope instead, this is what it could look like with the right set of vendors on your team. I am swooning over this Omaha shootout ! There are hints of mustard yellow everywhere, and just simple, go with the […]

“Elopement” definition: BADASS WAY TO GET MARRIED! Okay, but really, an elopement is still a wedding, just different than a traditionally large, full of people type. An elopement is anywhere from the couple to say ~20 people (where it could fall into what is known as just a small, “intimate wedding”) where the couple is […]

Couple in wedding attire posing in front of Colorado Mountains

Let’s dive into part 3 of “How to Elope or have a Small Wedding” which is all about Telling your family + friends that you are going to elope instead! You’re searching google + pinterest + instagram looking for the answer to, “How to Elope” or “How to have a small wedding” and I am […]

Hello humans! So, you’re engaged and the one thing you know for sure is that a large wedding is not for you.. now you’re on my blog looking for the answer of, “what do I do next”? This is PART 2 of my mini blog series of how to elope! Are you typing into google […]


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