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Cooking Up the Perfect Cake

After dinner, there’s always dessert, right? Of course there is, and a wedding dinner is no different. The thing is, wedding cakes have to serve a dual purpose — they’ve got to be beautiful, but they’ve also got to be ...

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5 Tips for Planning Your Honeymoon

It’s the trip of a lifetime – your first vacation as a married couple. Where will you go? Here are five tips for planning a dream honeymoon. Start Early Planning your honeymoon doesn’t have to be the first wedding task ...

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The Costs of Being in the Bridal Party

There’s already a lot of politics that go into choosing your bridal party. Family relations, friendships, even your parents have an opinion about who should stand by you on the big day. Add another consideration as you make your choice: ...

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Thinking Outside the Guest Book

We love it when couples take tradition and turn it on its head. For decades, the guest book has been a standard wedding accessory, capturing guests’ signatures but usually nothing else. These days, couples are asking guests for their signature ...

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Simple Ways to ‘Green’ Your Wedding

With St. Patrick’s Day and spring right around the corner, it’s no wonder that we’re thinking green now that it’s March. Green is also popular in weddings, whether it’s one of your colors or a representation of your commitment to ...

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Maryland Wedding Inspiration: Rustic Barn Wedding with a Twist

What happens when you put a twist on the popular rustic barn wedding? You get something beautiful – soft and airy with an upscale western twist, according to planner Nature of Design. Silver chrome skulls and silver and diamonds added ...

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Etiquette Tips for Saying “I Do” Again

Saying I Do Again

Getting married again? Congratulations! As you plan your wedding, you might have some questions about how this wedding differs from your first. Here are some common etiquette questions you might have. Can I wear white? Contrary to popular belief, you ...

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Merry Mismatched ‘Maids

We love the look of mismatched bridesmaids, and we know you do, too – it’s one of the hottest trends in weddings! And bridesmaids love it, too: Going mismatched can let each girl choose a shade or a style that ...

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Who Pays for What?

There used to be rules about who paid for what at a wedding. The bride and groom’s families each paid for certain parts of the wedding, and let’s be honest: Most of the cost fell to the bride’s family. These ...

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Giving Thanks: How to Write and Send Thank You Cards

The honeymoon is over, the gifts are open, and you’re settling into married life. Before you can totally move beyond your wedding day, there’s one more important task for you and your new spouse: Thank you cards. Think about it: ...

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