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Ceremony 101: Who Sits Where?

Like all aspects of a wedding, there are traditions for where the couple’s families sit at the ceremony. Traditionally, in Christian ceremonies, the bride’s family and guests sit on the left while the groom’s sit on the right. In Jewish ...

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Getting Married the Purr-fect Way

Raise your hand if this describes you: You’re the couple who dotes on their pet the way a parent spoils a child. He or she has top-notch health care, brand-name food, a comfy bed, and toys scattered all over the ...

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Exploring Your Ceremony Options

When all is said and done, your ceremony is the main event of your wedding day – even if your reception takes up the bulk of the budget. If you don’t already have a church in mind, check out these ...

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Replacing the Rice with Something Just as Nice

You’ve seen the classic movie shots: The happy newlywed couple exits the church under a shower of rice. You’ve probably even attended weddings where rice was thrown, though we’re guessing it wasn’t a recent wedding. These days, tossing the grain ...

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Find the Right Wedding Gown for Your Shape

You’ve been picturing your wedding dress in your mind since you got engaged — maybe even since you were a kid. Is it a frilly Cinderella-style gown or maybe a sexy, hip-hugging sheath? Now that you’re engaged, and it’s time ...

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Who Gets a Tip on Your Wedding Day?

It’s standard to tip for good service, whether you’re eating out, getting a haircut, or hailing a cab. But which wedding vendors get tips on your wedding day? Follow these guidelines from the Emily Post Institute for wedding day tipping. ...

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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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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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Choosing the Right Wedding Flowers

There are a number of elements that need to be considered when you’re choosing your wedding flowers. And with the many choices as brides have today in wedding flowers, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Here are simple tips to get ...

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7 Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Date

Newly engaged? Congratulations! What’s the No. 1 question you get asked these days? Parents, friends, and well-wishers of all stripes want to know one thing: When is the big day? You can’t do anything else in your wedding planning until ...

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