Making Memories is gearing up for the 2011 Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns. They will be visiting 25+ cities across the country.  Starting with Washington D.C. tomorrow, June 17. This is an amazing opportunity for any Modern Jewish Bride (actually for all brides) to infuse a bit of Tzedakah into their wedding and get a NEW designer wedding gown at a remarkable price.  (This is NOT like the warehouse sales where brides…


Joy is defined as, “the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation.”  In Hebrew a similar word of joy and elation is Simcha!  Which is why we often refer to beautiful times in our lives such as births, Bar and Bat Mitzvah and weddings as simcha(s)! Gazing at these pictures of Julie and Avi it is easy to understand why!  There is so much Joy depicted…


David Tutera has done it multiple times on his show My Fair Wedding.  Chelsea Clinton did it too!  But, earlier this month, when Kate Middleton donned two separate wedding dresses (one for the ceremony and one for the reception) it officially became a wedding trend!  And, there’s nothing to stop a Modern Jewish Woman from adopting the trend t00. Although, when this Modern Jewish bride chose to change dresses following her ceremony, it wasn’t to…

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    • We love the beautiful dress featured in one of our latest blog posts... almost as much as the bride that wore it! To see the rest of the wedding and read their advice on planning the perfect event, head over to the blog (link in bio)!
Photographer:  @stevekoophoto 
Reception Venue: Cafe Brauer
Caterer: @tigerlilyevents 
Floral Designer: @kloeckner_preferred_flowers 
Wedding Invite/Program Design: @spilledinkpress 
Cake Designer: @hoosiermamapie 
Band: @stringtheoryband 
DJ: @toastandjamdjs 
Bridal Store: @hctbride 
Shoes: @salvatoreferragamo_ 
Bridal Accessories: @bluenilediamond 
Hair & Make-Up: @beautyoncallsalon 
Groom & Groomsmen Suits: @combatgent 
Groom & Groomsmen Ties: @dessygroup
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