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Would you take on sponsors to help offset the cost of your wedding? You don’t have to go all Star Jones on your day — getting corporate sponsors for everything and turning the day into a spectacle — but a ...

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Want to trash your dress?

No, we don’t mean throw it out. We mean donning your dress after your wedding day for one last photo shoot — a shoot where you don’t care how your dress looks when it’s over. Water, dirt, grease — it’s ...

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Shower Week Day 3: The “Man Shower”

Sorry, girls. This isn’t a shower where the favors are men. Nope, it’s a shower for the groom. As women have added bachelorette parties to their calendar of pre-wedding events, so some men have added the man shower to their ...

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Shower Week Day 2: Planning Ideas

I’ll be honest: I didn’t have a traditional shower when I got married. It’s just not my thing, and I really don’t like being the center of attention at parties. Instead, I spent a weekend in NYC with my mom, ...

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Shower Week Day 1: Etiquette

There’s etiquette for everything involving weddings, isn’t there? Showers are no different. Here are some quick do’s and don’t’s: Don’t throw your own shower — it looks like a gift grab. Showers are traditionally hosted by the maid/matron of honor. ...

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Happy Fourth!

Planning an All-American wedding? You could go all out, and wear this or this to show your patriotic spirit. Or, you could be a little more subtle. Your colors, naturally, would be red, white and blue. If true red, white ...

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You CAN Wear It Again!

It’s the scourge of many a bridesmaid: a dress that you paid hundreds for but can never wear again. (I had two, both lavender.) This week, we heard about a new line of dresses from David’s Bridal — Modern Expressions ...

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Spare a Square?

So here’s a use I never thought of for toilet paper: as fabric for a wedding dress. (For the record: I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about creative uses for TP.) Anyway. Charmin and Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com sponsored a contest ...

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Replacing rice

Throwing rice at your wedding won’t cause birds to explode, but it can be a hassle to clean up. In fact, many ceremony locations won’t allow you to throw rice at all. Originally, rice was thrown because it is a ...

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The ultimate cake?

It’s amazing the things you find online when you’re not looking for them. While I was researching this week’s trends article on cakes, I came across this: a bride who had a wedding cake made as a life-size image of ...

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