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The Best Bridesmaids and Groomsmen

There’s a lot more to being a bridesmaid or groomsman than looking great in a dress or tux and attending parties. Traditionally, bridesmaids and groomsmen have helped the couple with wedding details before the wedding and been there as moral ...

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Handmade Vineyard Wedding

Want a homemade look to your wedding day but just aren’t the crafty type? Don’t despair – that’s what the talented folks at Etsy.com are for! We love this bride’s description of her handmade vineyard wedding, from bridesmaid gifts to ...

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The Gulf oil spill and your wedding

If you’re planning a destination wedding or honeymoon on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, you’re no doubt concerned about how the oil spill in the Gulf will impact your plans. There’s no doubt it’s affecting some couples’ plans ...

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Fixing “beauty bummers”

You know how it goes: your makeup and hair look great when you walk out the door, but by midday, they’re shadows of their former selves. Don’t let this happen on your wedding day! The Knot offers solution to this ...

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Shoes that Rock

You’ve got the perfect dress, but what about the perfect shoes? The folks at GetMarried.com mined the expertise of shoe designer Ann Roth to find out what’s hot (and what’s not) when it comes to wedding day shoes. She suggests ...

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Seven days to go …

The last week before your wedding can feel like a mad dash to the finish line. There’s so much that can’t be done until this week, and if you’ve procrastinated on anything, it’s coming due. Glamour magazine offers a helpful ...

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Sweeping Romance

If you were swept away by the romance of Titanic, you’ll love this story. A Georgia couple married last week on the Grand Staircase of the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., becoming the first to do so at ...

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By the power …

Who to perform the ceremony can be a tricky question, especially if you don’t attend church regularly or if you and your fiancé are from different religious backgrounds. The solution might be closer than you think: National Public Radio reported ...

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Making Requests

We know there are certain songs you DO NOT want to hear at your reception. Maybe you dislike country music, “The Chicken Dance,” or Justin Bieber. But, the truth is that your guests are going to get up and dance ...

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DIY Invitations

If you’ve been admiring the multi-layered invitations in the catalogs and magazines but can’t afford them, why not try your hand at making them? The folks at Better Homes and Gardens have compiled 18 easy paper-crafting techniques to help you ...

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