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Brenda's Wedding Blog is your online resource for planning your dream elegant wedding. Helping you find the "wow" in weddings.

This and That . . . plus, photos from Simply Hue

Blogger Vicki of Simply Hue has opened up an etsy shop called Simply Hue Designs that features her amazing photos that you can now purchase. Below is just a sampling of my favorites. To see more, you can visit Vicki's etsy shop here.

And, here's another weekly list of wedding sales, discounts, giveaways, and tidbits. Please be sure to come back for Eye Candy Friday, but first up in a little bit is a fun fall party.

Handmade Wedding Invitation Giveaway
Enter to win a $65 gift certificate to Blossom Accents this week on the blog

Lasso'd Moon Designs : The Ink Spot Giveaway
Win a Guest Book Poster! Love this idea, instead of having a guest book that ends up in storage, you now have a keepsake to hang up on your wall.

Brides Against Breast Cancer VIP Gown Sale & Fundraising Reception
Friday, October 23 from 7pm-10pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel (8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD)
Price: $25 (includes Bride and one guest); $15 per additional guest; to pre-order ticket, visit or call 240.821.5514
Featuring guest speakers Aaron & Kristen Hall, founders of Wedzilla

Milestones Bridal Expo
Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Gown Sale

Saturday, October 24 from 11am-5pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel (8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD)
Price: $7; pay at door or to pre-order ticket, visit
The expo will feature premier wedding vendors, from caterers and limousines, to dance specialists and jewelry. The gown sale will allow brides to browse through hundreds of beautiful name brand and designer gowns valued up to $8,000 at an incredible 25% to 75% savings (debit cards and all major credit cards accepted), and all proceeds go to the Brides Against Breast Cancer Organization, a non-profit organization dedicated to granting wishes to men and women battling Stage IV breast cancer. There will also be gift bags, door prizes, raffles, food, fashion shows and much more!

Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Gown Sale
Milestones Vendor Consultation Day

Sunday, October 25 from 11am-5pm {free}
Crowne Plaza Hotel (8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD)
The vendor consultations will allow brides to speak with vendors in a more intimate setting, one-on-one, to discuss services in more detail.

To purchase your Brides Against Breast Cancer VIP Preview Sale & Fundraising Reception, visit or call 240.821.5514. For more information or to buy an advanced expo/gown sale ticket, visit

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