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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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Take a break

Feeling a little stressed by wedding planning? Kill time and calm those nerves with some online wedding games. Most are dress-up games — there’s a bride (sometimes with a groom and bridesmaids) and it’s up to you to choose her ...

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Cakes, behind the scenes

If you’ve ever wondered about the ins and outs of high-end wedding cakes, you’ll want to tune into the We channel’s new show, Amazing Wedding Cakes. The show, which will debut Sunday, Sept. 7, at 10 p.m., will follow three ...

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By the slice …

The next time you’re concerned about the per-slice price of wedding cake, consider this: a bidder in England paid more than $1,800 for a piece of one of the 23 official cakes served at the wedding of Princess Diana and ...

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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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Google Earth Proposal

So, you’re flipping through Google Earth one day, zooming in and out of cities and towns. All of a sudden, you come across a proposal — and you recognize the person holding the sign. The proposal’s meant for you! That’s ...

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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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Wedding History: The Garter Toss

Did you know that the garter toss dates back centuries? Here’s how it started: Anything worn by the bride was considered lucky. Members of the bridal party would follow the couple to the wedding night room (how cozy!), and in ...

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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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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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