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Wedding Planning

Finding the Dress 101

After getting engaged and setting the date, going dress shopping is probably the most exciting part of the wedding-planning process. But where to begin? It’s helpful first to know a little about your wedding — how formal will it be? ...

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Survey says

Every year, as you probably know, the Today show hosts a wedding. Viewers choose the winning couple and then vote on various aspects of their wedding, including attire, rings, hair and honeymoon. Ever wish you could have someone else make ...

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Gift grab

Most guests appreciate it when you register for gifts because it ensures that they give you something you actually want and need. So, whether this is your first marriage or your fifth and whether or not you live together, you ...

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Bridal show update

If you don’t have your tickets for our Fall Bridal Affair, here’s another reason to get them: every person who buys a ticket gets a certificate for up to $300 in gas rebates! The gas rebates aren’t the only budget-buster ...

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In the know

Word travels slow when you do it by phone, word-of-mouth or snail mail. Set up a wedding website, and you have an easy way to keep guests up to date on the details of your wedding. Share your love story, ...

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Hair’s the thing …

Once you’ve nailed down the dress, it’s time to think about hair. Up or down? (Or part up, part down?) Long or short? Tiara, veil, both or neither? Luckily, there are lots of web tools to help you find wedding-day ...

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With these rings …

When the Olympics started 10 days ago, couples around the world rushed to get married and have children on 08/08/08. Why? The number eight is considered lucky by the Chinese (which is why the Opening Ceremony started at 8:08 p.m. ...

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Questions, questions

The best way to ensure you have a potential wedding service provider’s full attention is to set up an in-person meeting or interview with him or her. While you’re talking with that person, maximize your time and make sure you ...

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What Not to Wear — Weddings!

What Not to Wear is one of my all-time favorite TV shows. I watch it so much, my husband groans every time he hears the theme music. (I keep hoping someone will nominate me!) So, it goes without saying that ...

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By the power

I hate to take all the romance out of weddings, but without a proper marriage license, you’re not legally wed, at least according to the state of Maryland. There’s no trick to getting a marriage license, and you can turn ...

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