10 Things You GOTTA Know About Eloping

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The well-planned elopement

The well-planned elopement

The connotation of the stereotypical elopement contains elements of secrecy, romance and spur-of-the-momentness. The image of a couple dashing off on a whim to be wed in a Vegas chapel springs to mind. Oh, how far we've come! I'm here to tell you--it's not always, "Hey, let's get in the…

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12 Reasons Why Colorado is the Best Place to Elope

12 Reasons Why Colorado is the Best Place to Elope

Forget Vegas! For our money, Colorado is one of the most spectacular places on earth to be married. Consider the following: The price of a marriage license in Colorado is one of the least expensive in the nation. $30! For Vegas, it's double that at $60. You don't even need…

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Dealing with Your Family’s Reaction to your Elopement

Dealing with Your Family’s Reaction to your Elopement

One reason that some couples hesitate to consider an intimate “just us” ceremony is because they fear hurting the feelings of unincluded family members. There’s not much benefit-and potentially quite a bit of harm--from swapping pre-wedding day stress for post-wedding day stress. At least the former has an ending date;…

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Planning your elopement ceremony

Planning your elopement ceremony

An elopement ceremony doesn't take much planning. Still, there are a few things to consider so your simple and romantic wedding celebration stays that way. Be selective in your choice of a location. You've chosen to have an intimate wedding that's all about you. Whether it's near of far, make…

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Elopement hits main stream media

Elopement hits main stream media

We just love this article posted by ABC News titled Stressed-out Americans Embrace Elopement. Here are some of the highlights: [caption id="attachment_680" align="alignleft" width="300"] Elopements (like this one held on the Oregon coast) are just plain FUN! Photo courtesy Kelso Photography[/caption]   Although it's tough to quantify, a growing number…

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