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Being a busy plus size bride and having the holidays right around the corner, like in a week and a half, if you are anything like me then you could use some crafty ideas for wrapping all those wonderful gifts. Here are some of my favorite Pinterest giftwrapping finds!  If you looking for other pinterest […]

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Logo by Cris of Kiss My Tulle I am so excited to be a part of this wonderful event. I am a member of TWIPS (a community of wedding bloggers and vendors who support one another in business and life) and some of us members decided to participate in something we did last year that was such […]

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  • LaylaMayville - What an amazing year of accomplishments!! You go girl! You’re really an inspiration :)ReplyCancel

    • prettypearbride - Awe, you’re making me blush! Thanks so much!ReplyCancel

  • Lotoya Vongrechin - I am so proud of PPB, I am enjoying the blog and website.  Congratulations on all the success this year.  I am excited to see what you bring in 2013.  Happy to be a fan.ReplyCancel

  • Lissahn - Your magazine is a huge accomplishment and I’m so excited for you!!  I’m still waiting for my copy. :-) Let me know when you’ll be in Atlanta so I can attend your launch party! xoxoReplyCancel

  • amanda @ baci - So amazing, I had no idea you were launching a dress line – what an amazing step!!!  Cheers to all of your 2013 successes :)ReplyCancel

  • Beautiful Again Bridal - I am so happy for you Shafonne, this is all so amazing. So excited to see your dresses!!ReplyCancel

It’s something about blue that just makes me happy and when it’s a bright vibrant blue it makes me smile a little bigger.  I think it’s because I’m just a bright and vibrant person, LOL! I had to.  Well, this wedding definitely had me at “Hello”, yep that hello when something is THAT fabulous and […]

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Full figured brides know better than anyone how frustrating it is to go dress shopping at small, local stores – and usually believe the only option for multiple sized bridesmaids is to drag them to a big-box retail store. Luckily ladies, there is another option that will not only make your bridesmaids feel good, but […]

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  • kia - Full figured ladies should always feel and look beautiful so its important for that dress they choose thank you for featuring my dresses.  =)ReplyCancel

    • prettypearbride - Our pleasure, your dresses are fabulous!!ReplyCancel

Oh my, I can’t believe it’s that time of year again but yep it is.  Time for all those gorgeous rings to start “popping” out.  I just love the way a newly engaged plus size bride looks.  You will notice that she is so much more animated and uses her hands for any and everything.  […]

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Yep, you heard it right. You can win a $35 Visa GC on us by taking our survey. We are always looking for ways to improve our site and PPB Magazine so we invite you to take our short survey and let us know what you like, what you don’t like and how we can […]

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  • Erin - I completed the survey but I’m not sure how to enter the contest… is it simply by commenting here, or something else?ReplyCancel

    • prettypearbride - Hey Erin,

      You are entered automatically once you complete the survey. I know it’s a little different from what we normally do. Thanks for participating.ReplyCancel

With New Years coming up and holiday parties being planned all over. This sequin wall is a great idea for a photo wall or just as a great background for a dessert bar or food table.  Heck it could even work for a kick ass wedding backdrop for a plus size bride trying to blow […]

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And the winner is Emerald!! Yes ma’am green is the Pantone Color for 2013.  I love green for its stately, regal and calming feel.  It’s just stunning. Check some great wedding ideas featuring green! Source: orangeblossomspecialevents.com via Pretty Pear Bride on Pinterest Source: lfw.krisatomic.com via Pretty Pear Bride on Pinterest Source: revel-blog.com via Pretty Pear […]

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  • Sara - Great post – I’m really excited for this color! And of course – thanks for the link love! xxReplyCancel

  • Lotoya Vongrechin - Lovvveee this post.  Whew this color is goregous.  Green is one of my favorite colors.  Its so lovely how mint is the paint color for 2013 announced by Sherwin Williams.ReplyCancel

I wanted to share some additional holiday themed cocktails.  You can never have  too many cocktails to enjoy the holidays! Hot Buttered Rum Source: beyondwonderful.com via Pretty Pear Bride on Pinterest Ingredients 1 ounce dark rum 1/2 cup boiling water 1 heaping tablespoon hot buttered rum mixture (recipe follows) ~ cinnamon ~ nutmeg Hot Buttered […]

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