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Why I Collected Trash on My Wedding Day

Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.02.2011 | Weddings
Ann Brenoff

With a few notable exceptions, gluttony has pretty much bit the dust in this recession. The last bastion of excessive self-indulgence may be weddings. It wasn't always like that. Weddings have a long tradition of being an occasion to give back to the larger community.

An Open Letter to Crazy Brides

Ingrid Haas | Posted 12.02.2011 | Weddings
Ingrid Haas

I've been to thirteen weddings in two years, and I'm exhausted. My feet hurt, my bank account is dangling somewhere between overdraft and non-existent and I'm bloated from all the cheap champagne and stuffed ravioli. The cycle of madness needs to end.

How the Legalization of Gay Marriage Made Me a Better Event Designer

Matthew Robbins | Posted 12.02.2011 | Weddings
Matthew Robbins

Now that I can legally marry my partner of 17 years in New York, I'm so thrilled to announce that not only am I lost in the madness, but I'm enjoying all of the emotion and stress that comes with thinking about your own wedding plans.

Forget Bridezilla. I was Foodzilla

Maggie Nemser | Posted 12.02.2011 | Weddings
Maggie Nemser

While I used to make fun of brides for obsessing over the wrong thing -- a perfect dress, bridesmaids, to emboss or not to emboss the invitation -- when my husband dropped the Big Q, I cried, smiled and then immediately began to plan the menu in my head.

Indiebride 2.0

Lori Leibovich | Posted 12.02.2011 | Weddings
Lori Leibovich

I am thrilled to announce that as of today, Indiebride will become part of Huffington Post Weddings, a new site that embodies the spirit and mission of Indiebride -- a commitment to focusing not just on the wedding day, but the years of marriage to come.