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Walking Down the (Shoe) Aisle

We loved this story we saw on the Today Show last Friday – a die-hard T.J. Maxx fan and her sweetheart married recently in the store, a first for T.J. Maxx. The bride visits the store at least once a ...

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Show Your Socks!

If you can’t get your groom and his groomsmen to go daring with their vest and tie colors, perhaps you can get them to have fun with their socks. The Urban Bride shares a collection of photographs of tuxedo-clad guys ...

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In case you missed it …

Are you including children in your invite list? It’s an old debate, with pros and cons on both sides. No matter which side you come down on, there are proper ways to let guests know who is invited and who ...

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Mad Libs for the Best Man

Many a child passed the time on a long car ride with Mad Libs – enter random nouns, verbs, and adjectives to get a hilarious and usually nonsensical story. Now, if you dare, share this link with your best man ...

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Married to History

Southern Maryland is a goldmine of beautiful historic sites, many of which are available for wedding rentals. If you’re into history and want to keep your whole day in sync with your location, Brides.com has scoured the 2010 runways for ...

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What will she wear?

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton is getting married this weekend, and details about the event are being kept tighter than a state secret. Based on the little they do know – that Clinton will marry at a historic estate in ...

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Cute Soap Favors

If you hadn’t guessed, I’m an avid fan of Etsy and love scrolling through their daily emails of recommended items. I was immediately attracted last week to the cute soaps by the shop Howard’s Home. From chocolate chip cookies and ...

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Six Trends for Your Hair

What’s hot for hair in 2010? TheKnot.com has compiled a gallery of six gorgeous trends for tresses. The list includes veils and hair embellishments like floral headbands and glitzy pins. It doesn’t matter whether you’re planning to wear it up ...

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20 Bridal Beauty Tips

Think you know everything about wedding day beauty? Even if you’re a makeup maven, we’re pretty sure you’ll learn something new from this list of 20 beauty tips from TheKnot.com. There are the obvious tips (wear waterproof mascara, apply sunscreen ...

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Taming Your Tan Lines

What do you do when your tan lines don’t match the neckline of your dress? Of course, the first solution is to be extra careful and wear sunscreen and a strapless top when you might pick up some color despite ...

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