Brenda's Wedding Blog | Fresh Ideas for Creative Weddings

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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, an inspiring wedding e-zine

Today's "This and That..." starts off with one of the many spectacular photos from the 003 Issue of Utterly Engaged {the wedding e-zine that's inspiring budget savvy brides with style}. You can check out Issue No 003 here.
And, now onto another weekly mega list of wedding sales, discounts, giveaways, and tidbits. Be sure to check out last week's post too, for many more wedding sales that are still running. And, please come back to see the Eye Candy Friday that will be coming up later this morning, it's a good one :)


Wedding Tidbits

The Event Essentials
{fine wedding invitations and event stationery}
launched a brand new web site featuring their event stationery and design

{the vintage inspired stationery design company}
now offering personalized menus, place cards, details (directions/info) cards, and thank you cards to match their wedding invitation designs. All of the new designs and products are available in both digital and letterpress.

"Wedding Night Live" - Now Casting Couples in LA, NYC and Atlanta areas
A Major Cable Network is producing an amazing night of weddings LIVE on television. Lucky couples chosen will receive $10,000. Seeking couples with good back-stories who are marrying on 11/21/09 or are willing to change the date/time. If you are getting married November 21st, 2009 in LA, NYC or Atlanta areas ONLY and your ceremony and reception are in the same location, send us a brief paragraph, recent photo and contact information to: {Deadline is September 8th, 2009} Couples may be asked to submit a short video. Friends, Family and Bridal Party must be willing to appear on camera.

Celebrity Wedding Planner Auctions Off Her Services and Wedding Package
Wedding Planner, Mindy Weiss, is auctioning off an Exclusive Package with proceeds going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, in conjunction with the 44th Annual Jerry Lewis Telethon broadcasting on Sept 6th and Sept 7th. Mindy's package, worth around $4,000, includes: 10 hours of consulting personally by Mindy Weiss ($3,000), $250 towards invitations by Lehr & Black, $500 towards flowers by Mark Gardner, a bottle of Cristal, and five pounds of See's Candies. To bid on this exclusive package, please visit the BiddingForGood auction at Bidding opens on Sept 1, 2009.

2010 San Francisco Dream Wedding Giveaway
San Francisco's top wedding vendors are giving away a Dream Destination Wedding & Honeymoon to Napa. Visit to enter.


Wedding Sales

Nai Wedding Favors
Summer Sale - Ends Sunday August 30th, 2009
• Save $30.00 Over $250.00 - Enter FA30
• Save 20% Off $350.00 - Enter SUMMER20
• Free Shipping Over $120.00 Orders - Enter SHIP120

Navy & Lavender
15% off with coupon code: N&LFall09
Ends September 14, 2009

For many more wedding sales that are still running, please see last week's post.