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8 Ways To Keep The Romance Alive During Wedding Planning

Natasha Burton | Posted 08.02.2014 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

You don't have to wait until the honeymoon to release a deep breath and rekindle the passion that made you want to get married in the first place. The following eight tips will have you buzzing with love again in no time.

12 Totally Romantic Mountain Wedding Ideas

Leila Lewis | Posted 08.02.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Your mountain wedding will feel like a little getaway for all involved and be a truly memorable experience! Check out the inspiration below to make your mountain wedding perfect!

Every Bride Is Bound To Have These 20 Wedding Epiphanies

Posted 06.02.2014 | Weddings

By Stefania Sainato for Bridal Guide After the euphoria of getting engaged starts to taper off, it's time for planning mode: You're going to have a...

10 Things You Should Never Say To A Bride Before Her Wedding

Lover.ly | Posted 05.31.2014 | Weddings

By Rachel W. Miller for Lover.ly Wedding season is here, and that means many of the brides-to-be in your life are in the home stretch of planning. ...

The Most Fun Any Wedding Guest Has Ever Had In A Photo Booth

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.30.2014 | Weddings

Fake mustache? No. Giant sunglasses? No. Crazy hats? No. A man walked into a photo booth at his brother-in-law's wedding and did this: ...

5 Ways Brides And Grooms Completely Blow Their Wedding Budget

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.30.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Don't try to extend you reception beyond the standard four to five hours. That's enough free unlimited alcohol for any group of wedding guests.

10 Things You Won't Believe Happened at Weddings I've Planned

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.28.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I have learned never to say "I've seen it all" or to claim there's nothing left that could surprise me in wedding planning. Just when I think there's ...

How To Plan A Fiancé-Friendly Wedding

Kristen Green | Posted 07.27.2014 | Weddings
Kristen Green

If when you present your Pinterest board of wedding inspiration to your fiancé, he freaks and says it looks like a little girl's tea party, you may need to be more respectful in your color choices.

10 Wedding Photos Guaranteed To Make You Smile

The Knot | Posted 05.29.2014 | Weddings

By: Bridget Clegg for TheKnot.com Forget your wedding planning to-do list for a minute and take a peek at these grin-inducing photos, guaranteed to...

Make Sure You Talk About This Before Saying 'I Do'

Posted 05.27.2014 | Weddings

By Holly Kylen for Bridal Guide Put yourselves on the right financial path with these tips from ING wedding finance expert Holly Kylen. Don't do...

The One Question You Should Ask Your Wedding Photographer

G.E. Masana | Posted 07.23.2014 | Weddings
G.E. Masana

If you're a wedding couple looking for more significant photos with meaning, then here's what to do when you interview photographers.

8 Things Not To Skimp On For Your Wedding

Wedding Wire | Posted 05.23.2014 | Weddings

By Kim Forrest, Editor, WeddingWire The first step of wedding planning is setting your budget. But it’s not as simple as coming up with a total ...

10 Things No One Tells You About The Big Day

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 07.20.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

Bridal magazines and Pinterest boards don't often speak of this, but I will: Your wedding day is one day of your life. Your marriage, God willing, will last longer than one day.

Now This Is Far Better Than Throwing Rice At Newlyweds

Posted 05.19.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Throwing rice on the newlyweds as they make an exit from their ceremony or reception has been a wedding tradition for...

These Are The Costs A Bride Should Cover For Her Bridesmaids

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 07.19.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

There are a few items on this list that may need further discussion.

The Wedding Reception Style Every Newly Engaged Couple Is Coveting

lover.ly | Posted 05.18.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Serving your wedding meal family-style (where each table of guests shares food from a large platter) has been popular...

This Wedding Planning Step Can Either Make or Derail Your 'I Do'

Kristen Green | Posted 07.15.2014 | Weddings
Kristen Green

What comes first when wedding planning? Announcing your engagement? Nailing down your wedding budget? Hiring a planner? While all of these to-dos certainly need to be checked off your list early on, the first stage in wedding planning is creating your wedding brand.

Psst! Wanna Elope?

Budget Travel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

When you're engaged to be married, but buried under catering menus, to-do lists, and secret Pinterest boards featuring enough decorative twigs to build the world's largest bird's nest, forgoing a huge wedding for a combination elopement/honeymoon can look rather appealing.

8 Buttoned-Up Wedding Looks That Are Anything But Boring

Posted 05.15.2014 | Weddings

By Kelle Khalil for Lover.ly We've loved the wedding gowns with dramatic backs that have cropped up on the bridal runways over the last few seasons...

The Definitive Guide To Including Your Dog In Your Wedding

Laura Hartle | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings
Laura Hartle

Gonna put a ring on it? Put a shirt on it, first. (On your dog, not your intended. Don't make it weird.)

Breaking Tradition Can Be the Best Tradition

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

There is a fine line between holding onto items for sentimental reason and because you deserve a spot on the season premiere of Hoarders. Similarly, between real tradition and yet another excuse for excess.

5 Questions to Answer Before You Start Interviewing Wedding Planners

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

We like to pretend we make magic happen, but wedding planners don't actually read minds. We work on details, facts and numbers.

DIY Ideas for Incorporating Children into Second Weddings

Rachel Sherman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings
Rachel Sherman

A second marriage is different. It starts with a second wedding. This wedding is also different. First of all, you are an old hat. Second of all, much of the weight is (hopefully) lifted.

Summer Weddings Are Practically Begging For One Of These Nautical Touches

Leila Lewis | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Summer wedding season is the perfect time for a seaside soiree so why not give your guests a party to remember? Add anchors, rope and vintage life rings to give your wedding the feeling of being on a real ship.

Keeping Your "Game Face" As a Wedding Planner When Everybody Around You Is Losing Their Cool

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I have a game face. Not a poker face, a "game face." This means that no matter what is going down right in front of my nose at a wedding, I have the a...