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Gifts for Grooms, Dad and Groomsmen

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Photo: Ama by Aisha

With Father’s Day and wedding season just around the corner, we’ve got gifts for grooms on the brain. While cuff links (like these beauties) and flasks are traditional can’t-go-wrong choices, they’re not the only options out there. Here are our current picks for useful mementos for groomsmen, guy-friendly welcome bag favors, thank-you’s for Dad, and gifts for your groom-to-be.

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Wedding Registry Health And Fitness Gifts

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Photo: Courtesy of Vitamix | Available at Bering’s

If exercise is a core part of your lifestyle, make sure to include health and fitness gifts on your wedding registry. After all, this is 2019, and wedding gifts aren’t limited to china patterns and silver. Here, we’ve combined high-end fitness equipment with practical, everyday home appliances that every fitness-loving Houston newlywed household needs…and thrown in a couple of our favorite fitness accessories for good measure, to help you count your steps, up your reps and get your gains in style!

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Our Soiree Gift Bag Brands ROCK!

Photo: Civic Photos

One of our favorite parts of planning the one-and-only I Do! Wedding Soiree is curating awesome goodies for our fabulous Soiree gift bags. And the swag we gifted our attendees at this past week’s I Do! Soiree was no exception! Find out what’s in the bag, why we picked it and what we love about each selected brand and product. We really do take great care to choose Soiree gift bag goodies we think you’ll love. And we hope you’ll make these fine beauty, skincare, fragrance, lifestyle and accessory part of your pre-wedding prep routine, and gift-buying decisions for hostess gifts, bridesmaids gifts and favors, before and after your big day! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Classic White Wedding By Blanca Duran Photography

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Photo: Blanca Duran Photography

When Adam took Hannah to the terrace of the Hilton Americas-Houston, she thought he’d brought her there to celebrate her freedom from the job she’d disliked and recently quit. But, at the elegant Downtown property, with the sunset skyline as their backdrop, he took her completely by surprise when instead of congratulating her on her liberating career move…he asked her to be his wife! After the big question, “Adam told me that my family was downstairs in the bar lounge waiting to celebrate with us,” Hannah recounts. “I was so happy. The whole experience was perfect. He did a fantastic job!” The couple’s classic white wedding was textured with touches of greenery, along with lush ivory floral arrangements and shimmering linens from Houston event designer Plants N’ Petals. “My favorite moment was when our 19-month-old niece ran up to us during our husband-and-wife dance,” Hannah says. “She got away from Mommy on accident, but it was a super cute moment that everyone gushed over!” Join us in gushing over Houston wedding photographer Blanca Duran’s gorgeous photos of this classic white wedding, and wishing Hannah & Adam all of our love, always. Click here to read the rest of this post »