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Prevent Terribe Toasts

While you don’t want to seem like a bridezilla, giving the toasts givers some guidelines will prevent embarrassment or speeches that drone on forever. Let the best man, maid of honor and father or bride know how long you want them ...

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What to Say

Got writer’s block when it comes to wording your wedding invitations? Don’t worry – you’ll find plenty of help online, whether you’re planning an informal celebration and want to have some fun with your invite text or are looking for ...

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What to Wear?

Ever gotten a wedding invitation with dress code information and had no idea what to wear? This post from Glamour magazine’s Save the Date blog is a great primer for wedding guests looking to decode the terms and an excellent ...

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Superman Saves the Reception

What do you do when Zod invades your wedding reception and threatens to steal the bride and your groomsmen are unable to stop him? Call for Superman, of course! That’s what happened at one couple’s May wedding, and the epic ...

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Pay Pal for Your Wedding?

What do you think about this: a cash-strapped bride has started a blog called “Help Me Pay for My Wedding” that’s dedicated to helping raise money to pay for her upcoming nuptials. She’s raised some money so far and gotten ...

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Have you met Emily?

If you followed our recent series of articles on basic wedding etiquette, you’re already acquainted with etiquette guru Emily Post, whose name is practically synonymous with good manners. But, if you still have lingering questions, why not check out The ...

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In case you missed it …

Last week, we started a series of stories about wedding etiquette; we’ll be adding a new story each week for the next four weeks. Weddings are rich with tradition and etiquette conventions, and we’re hoping these stories will help answer ...

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Need Help Saying Thanks?

Got writer’s block when it comes to writing out your thank you cards? You’re not alone — just ask any married couple. Luckily, you can find samples for thank you note text here and here, as well as some handy ...

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Got a Question?

We can help you find answers! Submit your wedding-related question to Ask the Wedding Planner at SoMdWeddings.com, and we might answer your question and post it to the site. Remember, no question is a dumb question, so ask away, whether ...

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Which fork?

You might get to your wedding and see more flatware around your place setting than you’re used to. Which is the salad fork? Which is the soup spoon? The etiquette police aren’t going to arrest you at your wedding, and ...

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