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12 Wedding ‘Rules’ Every Bride Should Feel Free to Break

By at January 2, 2014 | 9:36 pm | 1 Comments

One year ago today, my fiance and I got engaged, and I remember that for a few hours after, we didn't tell anyone. We wanted to enjoy the glow on our own. In retrospect, I actually wish I'd taken even more time to keep the news to ourselves. Because it seems like as soon as one person knows, the advice (solicited or not) starts rollin' in -- from wedding magazines to

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Social Media and Weddings: Dos and Don’ts

By at October 15, 2013 | 7:32 pm | 0 Comment

As our lives continues to evolve around the internet and the need to stay connected, we find ourselves sharing and posting information be it personal or not across social media sites. Frankly, when it comes to weddings, it has made it fun! Numerous inspiration, from outfits to wedding decor and makeup can be seen in wedding pictures and videos shared online. Blame it on

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Bridal Archetypes: Where Do You Fit In?

By at May 1, 2012 | 9:05 am | 2 Comments

Brides come with many different personalities, backgrounds, and levels of taste. There truly are significant bridal personality types. Do you fit in one or more of these categories? THE SUPER-ORGANIZED BRIDE: In your hand you always carry your wedding planner book completely intact and perfectly organized. It is filled with all the information you have collected

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Wedding Planning 101: A 12-Month Wedding Planning Checklist

By at April 8, 2012 | 8:47 pm | 4 Comments

You've said yes to the big question, now what? If you're starting to become overwhelmed with the thought of planning your big day, sit down, take a deep breath and look over this 12-month planning guide. You'll see that planning a wedding is simply a matter of getting organized. You can do it! 11-12 Months Before the Wedding Officially announce your

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Tips For The Bride and Groom: A Complete Guide To Help You Select A Caterer

By at April 6, 2012 | 2:31 pm | 0 Comment

Many people discover that their catered event is the biggest expense of their wedding or party. The cost of your wedding reception or party includes the food, beverages, kitchen staff, waitstaff, rentals, the decorations, and the cost of the reception site itself. About 50% of a couple’s wedding costs are the reception. It is very important to know how to interview and

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Tips For The Bride and Groom – How to Hire a DJ

By at April 6, 2012 | 12:18 pm | 2 Comments

It's hard enough planning a wedding ceremony, but then you also have to plan a reception! That means choosing food, drinks, decorations, locations, entertainment… While it may seem terribly important to pick exactly the right flowers, what's really important is that you pick the right people. This is by no means a comprehensive list of rules but the most important ones

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For The Bride: Wedding Gown Tips – How To Flatter Your Figure

By at March 25, 2012 | 4:48 pm | 1 Comments

Do you know what style flatters your body type? Many brides don't, but by choosing wisely, you can highlight your best features while camouflaging your "problem areas". Here's a guide that can help you look your best for your wedding day. This is just a guide to go by; ultimately, you have to decide what looks good on you and how you feel in it! Styles that look

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For The Bride & Groom: A Guide to Vendor Contracts

By at March 25, 2012 | 3:43 pm | 0 Comment

Let's get something straight: Every time you hire a photographer, caterer, florist, or hairdresser; book a chapel, park, or hotel ballroom; or order something from a dress shop, dressmaker, or formal-wear store, you must get your agreement in writing. Until you put down a deposit, there is no contract, and you have no guarantees. Read everything in your contracts and

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For the Bride: A Quick Guide to Selecting Your Bridesmaids

By at March 17, 2012 | 4:53 pm | 1 Comments

Among the usual nervousness involved in planning a wedding, the choice of bridesmaids is one of the major concerns of most brides. Sometimes, they allow sentiments to overrule their sense of judgement and end up making wrong choices, which might be too late to correct. The first thing you need to consider is the expected number of guests for the ceremony. Some wedding

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Wedding Planning 101: Duties and Responsibilities of the Bridesmaids

By at March 17, 2012 | 4:27 pm | 0 Comment

So you have just been chosen to be one of the bridesmaids at a wedding ceremony. Congratulations! Right now, you are already visualizing how you're going to look, what you'll put on, what you'll need to buy, etc. for that day. After all, you’re the bridesmaid and not the maid of honour, so you don't have to be at the beck and call of the bride.

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20 Details Every Bride Forgets

By at March 13, 2012 | 10:49 pm | 0 Comment

Think you've got it all covered? Think again. We're betting there are at least a couple items on this list you missed. 1. Remembering a pretty hanger for your dress It's a tiny detail, but when your photographer takes the classic photo of your dress hanging up before you put it on, you don't want to ruin the shot with a plastic or wire hanger. 2. Telling family

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Wedding Transportation: Costs, Tips & Trends

By at March 12, 2012 | 10:41 pm | 0 Comment

You know what you're wearing, what you're eating, and who's reading what at your ceremony, but none of that matters if you have no way of getting yourselves (and the wedding party) to the wedding site. (a great task for the groom). These 11 tips will get you ready to roll: 1. What It Costs You're likely to be charged by the hour (ranging from $40-$75 per hour,

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