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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, a Felt Birdie Wedding Cake Topper

Today's "This and That..." starts off with a cute ivory bird wedding cake topper from Hey Mie Mie on etsy. Isn't this adorable? And, you receive 2 of the felt birds for $16. To see other birdie cake toppers and even more felt accessories, please click here.
above photo from Hey Mie Mie

And, here's another weekly list of wedding sales, discounts, events, giveaways, and tidbits. Please be sure to check back to see the Eye Candy Friday that will be coming up in a little bit.

Wedding Giveaways

This Week's Blog Giveaway
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Naturally Sweet Couples Have Chance to Marry in an Eco-Sweet Way
SUN CRYSTALS is providing the opportunity for 20 naturally-sweet couples to marry (or renew their vows) in the SUN CRYSTALS Sweet & Solar Wedding on October 22nd at Foley Square Park in New York City. From the band and the lighting to the paper goods and the refreshments, every element of the SUN CRYSTALS Sweet & Solar Wedding will be solar powered and eco-friendly, creating sweet memories the newlyweds will never forget. Full details can be found here

Red Carpet Wedding is awarding one lucky bride a complimentary rental of dazzling diamond earrings to wear on her wedding day. Each bride who joins before October 30 will be entered to win, compliments of Adorn Brides.

Best Blurb Books Contest
Photo Books can be entered through Oct. 22, 2009 in one of three categories - family {weddings}, pets, or travel {honeymoon} - for a shot at winning one of three $3,000 grand prizes or one of three $1,000 runner-up prizes. Beginning October 23, the public can cast their votes for their favorite books submitted. One vote per person per category will be accepted through November 9. Once public voting is closed, one judge in each category will select a grand prize winner and a runner-up from among the Blurb books that received the most votes. Full contest details can be found here


Wedding Events

Michele Bride Sample Sale
Up to 50% off designer bride's and mother of the bride's couture dresses.September 26th and 27th from 11 am - 4 pm at the Water's Edge Resort & Spa in Westbrook, CT.

Upcoming Bridal Shows
A continuously updated list of the latest bridal shows in your area can be found in the Best Wedding Sites Bridal Show directory.


Wedding Sales

Coren Moore's Fall Promo
Receive 15% off all bridesmaid dresses when ordered between now and October 30th. All Fall Promo orders will ship on February 1, so this is ideal for weddings anytime after March 1, 2010.