Tips for planning a unique and personalized wedding

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Sharon Naylor, author of "Your Wedding Your Way" shares her top tips with us on how to create a one-of-a-kind wedding, most of which won't cost you a dime!

Use elements of your love story in every area of your wedding; from the food on the menu to the songs on your playlist. Draw from the best memories of your falling-in-love days. Serving the same creme brulee that you had the night you got engaged reminds you of a very special moment in your love story, and let's guests share in the fabulous elements of your history. Some ideas: use the songs he loaded onto your iPod when you were first dating, serve the same vintage of wine that you served him the first time you cooked dinner for him, choose a coconut custard wedding cake filling to pay homage to the first island vacation you took together (and the dessert you shared while watching the sun set over the ocean...just before he proposed.)

Bring in songs you like for the party. If you don't create and submit a list, the deejay or band will most likely just play songs

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