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Disclaimer: Venues are always changing their pricing and policies, so the information in this blog may be out-of-date. River Bottoms Ranch Location:  1374 N River Rd Midway, UT 84049 River Bottoms Ranch is approximately 50 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport. River Bottoms Ranch Cost: Prices vary depending on season. And holidays are […]

River Bottom Ranch Wedding Information & Cost

When Caroline, one of my best friends, got engaged, I was over the moon. Five months later, she hadn’t done anything related toward wedding planning. She said she was so busy already & the idea of organizing an event like that seemed stressful and unenjoyable. Caroline had been leaning toward eloping in a destination location, […]

Timber Moose Lodge Wedding Information & Cost

Igor & I had already gotten legally & church married before our actual wedding-wedding celebration. But I love wedding ceremonies & I still wanted to do something special with all our friends & family present – even if it was really just symbolic.  And I didn’t want to throw a generic wedding – I wanted […]

5 Ways We Personalized Our Ceremony

Snowbasin Wedding Utah Mountain Ski Caili Chung Photography

Because of covid-restrictions on gatherings, Igor and I got legally & church married before having the party-wedding with all our friends and family. And I’ll be honest – our legal wedding wasn’t as “fun” as you’d hope a wedding would be. I woke up early in the morning to do a Target run, pick up […]

Wedding Checklist for the Big Day

Igor and I both grew up in Salt Lake City, our immediate families (minus his dad) are in Salt Lake City, and we lived in Salt Lake City while planning our wedding. So getting married in Utah was the obvious choice. While I didn’t have my future wedding plans fully flushed out, I always knew […]

Things to Consider When Choosing a Wedding Venue & Why We Chose Snowbasin

Pulgas Water Temple Wedding Caili Chung Photography

If you’re new to wedding planning, you may not know the difference between these things. And what you need. No worries, I gotchu 🙂 Save the Dates Save-the-dates are meant to put guests on notice so they don’t make plans on your date and therefore be unavailable to attend your wedding. If you’re going to […]

Save the Dates vs. Invitations vs. Wedding Website

Weddings can be expensiveeeee.  The biggest costs for a wedding are usually the venue, food, and alcohol. If you’re on a tight budget, the best thing you can do is save in these areas by finding a less expensive venue that allows you to bring your own food and alcohol (you can find a much […]

Ways We Saved Money On Our Wedding:

As an additional service to help both myself and my couple, I create a recommended wedding day schedule. If the couple has hired a wedding planner, I will work with him/her to create a schedule that works for us both. If the couple doesn’t have a planner, they usually just go by my solo recommendation. […]

Real Wedding Timelines From Real Weddings

Storm Mountain Wedding Big Cottonwood Canyon Caili Chung Photography

If you’re looking for a mountain wedding venue at the best price, Storm Mountain is my go-to recommendation! I chose to throw my own wedding rehearsal dinner here because it is simply gorgeous and so so affordable. I’ve compiled essential Storm Mountain wedding information and costs as of Spring 2022. Things are always subject to […]

Storm Mountain Amphitheater/Picnic Area Wedding Info & Cost

One of the ways we saved money for our wedding was to make most of our wedding invitations digital. It’s 2021 😉 We printed only 25 physical invitations and gave those only to older-generation guests who’d expect it and people who actually save that paper. For all other guests, we sent them the below message […]

Things to Put On a Wedding Website