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Outdoor Entertaining Tips

While the suggestions in this story from The Washington Post are not specific to weddings, there’s a lot of inspiration to be taken from these ideas. For example, if you’re planning a casual outdoor reception, put blankets and pillows on ...

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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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Kid Considerations

I just returned from the most kid-friendly wedding I’ve ever been to. It was a weekend-long wedding in Wisconsin, and as a mom of an 18-month-old boy, I appreciated the efforts my friends made to make kids welcome. First, they ...

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DIY Hanging Vases

Talk about creative — and beautiful! We love this DIY hanging vase idea from Jade and Ron over at WeddingBee.com. Bride Jade took glass hanging vases in a couple of different shapes and filled them with flowers and beads to ...

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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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Consignment Queen

Stroll through your local thrift or consignment store and scan through the classifieds, and you’re likely to find a number of wedding dresses looking for a second chance to shine. And if you’re a bride on a tight budget, buying ...

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I want my Knot TV!

Get your wedding fix every week with a new live online show from the wedding gurus at TheKnot.com! Website editor Carly and her team will show you what’s hot in weddings and take you behind the scenes of The Knot. ...

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The Wrong Song

Ever been to a wedding a questioned the couple’s song choices? The folks at NPR recently asked their listeners for stories of totally inappropriate wedding songs — think, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” by The Righteous Brothers. They’ve posted five ...

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Watching the Skies

We’ve tipped to this before, but with all the wild weather we’ve been having lately, I figured it was worth mentioning again. Weather.com has a special Wedding Planner section on its website — you can track weather for your wedding ...

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Photos that Pop

You want great engagement photos, but a special photo session to get them is just not in your budget. Follow some simple tips from the pros — choose the right time of day, don’t dress matchy-matchy, pick a unique location ...

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