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Let Them Eat Cake

Most reception sites will have someone to cut your cake for you, but in case you (or someone you appoint) needs to do the honors, here are some tips for doing it right from cake experts Wilton. No, round cakes ...

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Gowns, gowns and more gowns!

Need inspiration for your wedding gown? Looking for an excuse to look through pages and pages of pictures of wedding gowns? Designers are unveiling their Spring 2010 gowns in New York this week, and you can find coverage of the ...

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Engagement Oops

As evidenced by this story from a few weeks back, you’ve probably guessed that I like hearing strange engagement stories. Here’s another one for the books. Don Walling had a romantic proposal planned for his girlfriend, Gina Pellicani: dinner out ...

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DIY Veil

Want to wear a veil but not finding anything in your style or budget? Make it yourself! You don’t need to be a seamstress to do it, though a sewing machine would help. Blogger Miss Perfume over at WeddingBee.com recounts ...

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Get Ready for 2010!

We know, we know, 2009 is just hitting its stride. But, if you’re newly engaged and planning a wedding for 2010, you need to start planning now! Start your wedding brainstorming by checking out some top trends for 2010, including ...

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Glassware Art

Don’t drink out of just any glass at your wedding! Take a sip of bubbly from the “Something Blue” glass (at right) from DesignsByLolita.com. Each hand-painted glass is adorned with a garter, blue flowers and pearl detailing. On the bottom ...

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Say what?

If you eavesdrop on your wedding vendors, you might think you’re listening to a foreign language. “Four tops” are not a band, FOB is not a watch chain, and you don’t need to worry when your vendors start talking about ...

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Romance Lasts!

Don’t let anyone tell you the romance has to fade after many years of marriage: a new study published last week in a psychology journal reported that 13 percent of couples say there is still “high levels of romance” in ...

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I Love You, Man …

… or not. If you didn’t like your guy’s best man, would you speak up? In the new comedy “I Love You, Man,” which opens today, groom-to-be Peter discovers he doesn’t have a close enough friend to serve as his ...

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Get Celebrity Hair

When you’re shopping for a wedding day hair style, don’t limit yourself to bridal magazines and pictures of other brides. Look to the stars for inspiration — you might find your perfect wedding-day ‘do on the red carpet! For starters, ...

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