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Tips for Having Your Dog Be a Part of Your Ceremony

By renee halgerson | May 20, 2020
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The phrase, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” may be true for some brides, but others are talking about their furry friends. Having your dog be a part of your ceremony can add a few extra tasks, but Hitch Studio can help you make the process fun! Whether you want your dog to be your…

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Venue Spotlight: Buffalo Ridge in Gary, SD

By renee halgerson | May 14, 2020
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Buffalo Ridge Resort is truly best described as a hidden gem. Located in small town Gary, SD, Buffalo Ridge is the perfect all-inclusive destination. We have a number of unique aspects that set us apart. Our stunning and historic buildings and breathtaking scenery serve as the perfect backdrop to any function. From weddings and family…

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Micro Wedding Planning Packages Available from Hitch Studio in Brookings, SD

By renee halgerson | May 5, 2020
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Micro Wedding Planning Packages are available through Hitch Studio! It may be small, but we can still make it special and perfect. These micro-weddings were designed to be an easy alternative to the larger wedding day you have planned. Not to replace that special day — but to be a stress-free bundled small, 10-person ceremony…

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Peach, Blush, Blue, and Gold Wedding Styled Shoot

By renee halgerson | Apr 30, 2020
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“Hey! Do you want to do a styled shoot?!” Yes, yes! The answer is always yes! When Chelsea Jean Photography asked me to do a styled shoot with her, I was allll over it! Especially because I’m missing weddings and couples so much right now. When weddings aren’t happening, we’ll make our own happen! 🙂…

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6 Ideas for Celebrating Your Graduation Party During COVID-19

By renee halgerson | Apr 22, 2020
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Cancelling an event is very tough. Especially if it is something you have been looking forward to for a long time, like your graduation. It can be a really emotional time for many people. It’s hard to look at the bright side of things sometimes, but in times like these it is always best to…

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What To Know About Weddings in 2020

By renee halgerson | Apr 13, 2020
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We’re always keeping ourselves in the know about changes in the wedding industry, current trends, and wedding planning advancements. We love this industry and how it continues to evolve! We summarized the data from WeddingWire’s 2020 Newlywed Report, the largest study of today’s wedding planning journey in the US. It’s based on data from 25,000…

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40 Date Night Ideas To Do During COVID-19:

By renee halgerson | Apr 6, 2020
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Date Night ideas While Staying Safe from the Corona Virus. The silver lining to this pandemic is that couples are staying at home together with an opportunity to turn a scary time into a fun opportunity for growth. Before we dive into my “Top 40 Date Night Ideas To Do During COVID-19”, I want to…

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Postponing Your Wedding: Wording, Tips, and What To Do In The Meantime

By renee halgerson | Mar 31, 2020
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There are many things that can postpone or reschedule your big day. Family emergencies, natural disasters, or just life in general. Whether it was your choice or not, sometimes dates have to be pushed back. Postponing your wedding can be a choice you make in advance, but sometimes it hits you by surprise and you…

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“The Office” Themed Baby Shower Ideas

By renee halgerson | Mar 26, 2020
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Have I mentioned that I LOVE theme parties?! Getting to help plan this one was SO. MUCH. FUN! There is a group of women whom I admire so much. We created a Masterminds Group of seven entrepreneurial-minded women who share business wins and challenges each week. What has that done for us the past five…

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Ideas for planning your St. Patrick’s Day party!

By renee halgerson | Mar 17, 2020
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Ohhhh…I love a good themed party!! And St. Patrick’s Day is perfect because it has a built-in theme! Hitch Studio was back on the set of KELOLAND talking about tips for planning a great St. Patrick’s Day party! Are you needing some inspiration for planning your St. Paddy’s day celebration today…or…

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