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Sarah Shewey
Sarah Shewey is the CEO and founder of Happily (, the largest wedding coordination collective where couples can quickly and easily find and hire trusted wedding professionals and planners. Shewey began her event career in 2002 at Harvard’s American Repertory Theater, earning the title of “Best Party of the Year” by the Boston Globe. Her work in creating sustainable weddings and innovative events has been covered by the Associated Press, the BBC, NPR, and Forbes. Follow @happilywedding

Entries by Sarah Shewey

Making Your (Wedding Day) List and Checking it Twice

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2014 | 11:14 AM

And, check! With the last to-do on your checklist complete, you're finally done with wedding planning. You've got the dress, the venue, and the reception has been planned to the last detail. So now you just sit back and relax until the big day, right? Maybe not exactly.

While you...

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5 Realistic Ways to DIY Your Wedding Without Going Into the Red

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 6:51 PM

It's no secret that wedding planning can be a rabbit hole to an empty bank account if you allow yourself to get too carried away. That's why more brides (and even their supportive grooms) are turning to do-it-yourself projects as a way to cut costs and create a...

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9 Bridezilla Stress Busters

(1) Comments | Posted July 19, 2012 | 11:55 AM

Your wedding day will be one of the happiest days of your life -- but there might be days leading up to the big day that feel like some of the worst. I have identified nine different originating points for wedding stress and asked relationship experts, marriage ceremony officiants, wellness...

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9 Easy Ways To Make Your Mom Feel Special On Your Wedding Day

(3) Comments | Posted May 9, 2012 | 6:06 PM

They may sometimes drive you crazy, but in the end you have your whole life to thank your mom for. Most couples have very little time to spend with all of their guests, which can sometimes leave your mom feeling neglected and make the pain of losing her baby sting...

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Wedding Planning Primer For The DIYer: 9 Essential Steps To Start Planning Your Wedding

(27) Comments | Posted March 22, 2012 | 7:54 PM

Need a little jump start on planning your own wedding? This cheeky and sensible primer for the DIYer will put you on the right track for celebrating your Big Day. Read on for tips on how to handle stress, figure out how much to spend, manage your guest list and...

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