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Tip etiquette

Who among your wedding service providers are you tipping? How much are you giving? I don’t remember everyone my husband and I tipped, but I know we rewarded our DJ and the waitstaff for good service. Most of the time, ...

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Tomato scare

Are tomatoes on your wedding menu? You’ve probably seen the news reports: the FDA is warning that some Roma, plum and round, red tomatoes have been found to be tainted with salmonella, and many grocery stores and restaurants are removing ...

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Stressed out?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by wedding planning, you’re not alone. Lots of brides get stressed. It’s a pretty safe bet that this is the largest party you’ve even planned — as well as being one of the biggest events in ...

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Hot, hot, hot!

Have you checked the forecast for this weekend? It’s going to be HOT! Whether your wedding is this weekend, later in the summer or next summer, there are measures you can take to keep your guests and bridal party safe ...

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Ready for anything

You don’t want to go through your wedding day with a headache you can’t kick, a stain you can’t get rid of, or a blister on your heel from your new shoes. (Trust me on that last one — I ...

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Don’t forget …

Take it from someone who’s been there — the last week before your wedding is going to be crazy. Out-of-town family and attendants may be arriving, and last-minute details need to be finalized. There’s an easy way to take some ...

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Something new, something good

We’ve all got at least one bridesmaid dress in our closets — you know, the expensive dress you wore for your friend’s wedding but will never wear again. I saw a tip from Ideal Bite the other day about recycling ...

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Thinking of a theme?

Many couples like to plan their wedding around a theme, whether it’s something specific like Las Vegas or something more general like a garden wedding. Did you know we’ve got stories with tips for several different themes on our website? ...

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New marriage “rules”

You’ve probably been getting marriage advice since you started announcing your engagement, right? I saw a piece on the Today Show the other day about some new “rules” for marriage by Good Housekeeping magazine. What they’ve done is taken five ...

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Let the groom have his cake …

When you ordered your wedding cake, did you think of ordering something special for the groom, too? Groom’s cakes are a Southern tradition. They were displayed with the wedding cake (or, bride’s cake) at the reception and cut into pieces ...

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