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Gift Ideas That Will Make You Feel Proud to Give

The act of giving and receiving is gratifying, but the process of buying gifts for others does come difficult to some. Group gatherings like a bachelorette party or a corporate outing with employees to help build team dynamics can add to the pressure.

No matter the occasion, a gift is an opportunity to show those close to us we appreciate their company and the joy they add to our lives. When gifting in large volumes you’ll need to take several variables into consideration, and these won’t always match up against one another. However, good news is at DiscountMugs we have a knack for life events such as these.

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The Ultimate Guide to Budget-Friendly Weddings

Finding that special one you want to spend the rest of your life with is magical. It gives your life such joy, happiness, and comfort that it’s only natural to want to celebrate a proposal with everyone you hold dear. Weddings are the one day in our lives we get to go all out, dress up in our fanciest clothes, bring together everyone we care about, and to live out a fairytale.

Weddings are the perfect ending to your dating relationship, and the perfect prologue to your marriage, but they don’t often come cheaply. The average cost of a wedding today exceeds what many people pay for a down payment on a house. This isn’t to say that everyone goes in expecting to pay $20,000 to $30,000 for one event, but that they lose sight of their budget along the way.

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It's Wedding Planning Season. Now What?

Wedding planners and brides-to-be, I know that creating the event of your dreams is no easy feat. Luckily for you, at DiscountMugs we have the secret to what makes your nuptials truly memorable. From customizable beverage koozies to calendars, plus shot glasses and tote bags, when it comes to the different ways in which you can utilize your gift, you're never limited to just the day-of! In this article, we’ll dive into all the fun ways you can apply engaging, useful accessories to pre- and post-wedding celebrations. I’m here to guide and inspire you to design the wedding of your dreams, while saving the most for your wallet. The options are endless when it comes to bringing your personalized message to life, delighting your guests, and remaining a tangible reminder of a very special day.

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Say it with… The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Favors

Your wedding day is said to be the most special day of your life. Making an enduring commitment to the one you love. For many, it can also be one of the most stressful! What would that day be without the company of friends and family and the support of your bridesmaids and groomsmen; who have not only come together to help you celebrate your union but have likely played an important part in keeping the bride and groom grounded in the run-up to the big day.

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Winter Wedding Ideas Everyone Will Love

A winter wonderland wedding is unlike any other celebration. The air is crisp, so everyone has to bundle up and get cozy. The setting is dreamy and romantic, with snow all around and the possibility of a snowfall that could happen any time, making it seem like the celebration is taking place inside a beautiful snow globe. Winter weddings are a magical time to come together and commemorate the love shared between two people, but most people overlook them or don’t consider it when in the wedding planning process. It’s more common for couples to immediately consider spring or summer weddings, but a winter-themed wedding can be stunning and offer a more intimate feel that summer weddings just don’t seem to hit.

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5 Party Favor Ideas for Destination Weddings Your Guests Can Carry on Board

There is no day like a wedding day; a celebration of two people who commit to take care of each other for life. The icing on the cake - the people they love get to celebrate with them! Destination weddings offer family and friends the opportunity to travel to unique locations and even have a bit of time to relax as they come to witness a once-in-a-lifetime bond between a couple.

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Winter Weddings: Treats and Drink Ideas To Warm Up During the Reception

There is no celebration quite like a winter wedding. Compliments of nature itself, this is a magical time when the season brings a bit of chill to the air and a beautiful backdrop for your precious memories. Friends and family who gather to witness your connection, won’t mind the colder temperatures as they take part in your special day - and I’m sure you will find yourselves hoping for a light snow to trickle just at the right time. All the more why it's wise to plan ahead, and think of ways to keep your guests warm with drink ideas to ward off the chills. Set the stage for a winter wonderland of love, and enjoy your day.

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Super Cute Winter Wedding Favor Ideas Your Guests Will Absolutely Love

There is nothing quite like a winter wedding. The air is sharp and crisp, guests are bundled, and the excitement of two people sharing their love is matched only by the possibility of a beautiful snow fall to accompany the sendoff. There is much to think about when planning a wedding, no matter the season, from the cake to guest seating and dress fittings to food selection.

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4 Groomsmen Gifts Your Favorite Buddies will Really Want

Your best friends: they’ve stood by you and supported you throughout the years, and they’ll be the ones standing at the altar with you on your wedding day, so, of course, you want it to be a day for them to remember as well! If you’re like most grooms, you want to do something special to thank these special dudes for their support, good-natured jabbing, and friendship over the years. Luckily, you’re not alone. There are dozens of fun ways to reward your groomsmen for showing up for you, and we’re here to give you a few ideas. Read on.

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Top 5 Bridal Party Gifts for Fall Weddings

All too soon, the warmer weather will start to fade away and the coolness of fall will set in, bringing with it milder temperatures and pumpkin-flavored everything. Fall weddings are especially beautiful as the leaves and the season continue to change. These months of the year are a unique time in which to get married, no matter where in the country you are planning to have your fall wedding.

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How to Plan the Perfect Fall Wedding

The autumn season represents change and reflection. Leaves fall to prepare the ground for hibernation, children go back to school, and a new harvest begins.  

You and your partner have decided to take the plunge and tie the knot. While it’s a wonderfully exciting first step towards a life together, planning a wedding can be a huge undertaking. It’s common for couples to want their big day to be a celebration of their love, an expression of their personalities, an experience for their guests, and a day they will never forget, all while going off without a hitch. Every little detail needs to be considered and every possible choice to be explored before deciding on the right one. From the venue to the photographer to the flowers or wedding invitations or personalized party favors, all aspects of the wedding need to be purposefully chosen and carefully planned out and executed. 

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Getting Married? Here's the Ultimate Checklist to Personalized Wedding Favor Ideas


Getting married is a wonderful thing. And in many traditions, surrounding yourself with family and friends is part of what makes it so special. Inviting guests can make the wedding feel like a true party — and like any good party host, sending guests home with favors is considered proper etiquette.

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Don't Do it Alone: 4 Wedding Planning Tips from Professional Wedding Planners

You’re engaged to be married! Now you can begin planning the wedding of your dreams. Simple, right?

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8 Party Favor Ideas for a Summer Beach Wedding

Ah, the beach. The soothing sound of crashing waves. The warm sand beneath your toes. Your beloved standing across from you, smiling in the sunlight. Your friends and family underneath the swaying palm trees. The perfect destination wedding unfolding before your eyes.

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Unique Save-the-Date Magnets to Announce Your Wedding Day to Guests

If you and your partner have become recently engaged, chances are that you’ve already begun preparing for the big day.. For many, this includes a large reception with family and friends, along with dinner and dancing into the night. For others, a destination wedding is the ultimate celebration, barefoot on an exotic  beach with a more intimate group of loved ones. Still others prefer a low key gathering near a holiday weekend to make the most of good weather and a shorter work week.

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