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REVEALED: 5 Hidden Truths About Wedding Planning

Lauren Grove | Posted 08.17.2013 | Weddings
Lauren Grove

There is so much information out there about planning a wedding -- but how do you know what is right, what will work for you, and more importantly -- what the truth is?

The Surprising Reason Your Wedding May Be So Expensive

Posted 06.17.2013 | Weddings

Want to save money on your Big Day? According to new research, you might want to refrain from telling vendors that you're planning a wedding. In a...

WATCH: Etiquette Expert Talks Second Weddings

The Huffington Post | Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.14.2013 | Fifty

Tying the knot for the second time can bring up a lot of questions. Is another big wedding and white dress totally appropriate? Is throwing a bridal s...

Poem: We Will Judge You Based on Your Wedding

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

image credit: Madeline von Foerster We Will Judge You Based on Your Wedding We will judge you based on your wedding, on what you have designed. H...

Happy Campers! Gorgeous Inspiration For Your Campground Wedding

Posted 06.13.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly We have such fond memories of going to summer camp as children, so we can't get enough camp-inspired wedding decor. ...

A Shocking Number Of Men Select Their Brides' Wedding Gowns

Posted 06.13.2013 | Weddings

Gone are the days of grooms seeing their brides in a wedding gown for the first time at the altar. Yes, "First Look" photo shoots are becoming increas...

16 Things Every Couple Should Know Before The Big Day

Posted 06.13.2013 | Weddings

You can read about it in a wedding book, on a blog or in a magazine, but until you've actually gotten married yourself, it's hard to know what it's re...

How Do We Plan A Gay Wedding That Isn't Straight?

www.slate.com | Posted 06.13.2013 | Weddings

The other night on Bravo’s reality show Newlyweds: The First Year, the gay couple finally had their wedding. It was an elaborate, highly coiffed aff...

7 Ways To Have An Indie Wedding Ceremony

ny.racked.com | Posted 06.12.2013 | Weddings

Welcome to the age of Pinterest-fueled weddings, where there's more inspiration for upcycling a mason jar than there are hours in a day. No modern bri...

Punk Luxe: Wedding Ideas With an Edge

Patricia Vining | Posted 08.12.2013 | Weddings
Patricia Vining

Punk is all about reinvention, found materials and repurposing, while couture is all about signature luxury. Let's combine them for the perfect, hybrid mash-up that will be unique to you and your partner. Let's call it Punk Luxe! Here are 5 easy projects for a Punk Luxe Wedding.

5 Things Brides Should NEVER Do When Picking Out A Wedding Dress

Raquel Kelley | Posted 08.12.2013 | Weddings
Raquel Kelley

If I could do it all over again, I would have done it differently. I'm here to tell you what I wish someone would have told me. It's what not to do when picking out your wedding dress.

20 Ways To Save BIG On Your Wedding Cake

Posted 06.12.2013 | Weddings

By Sharon Naylor for Bridal Guide Swirls of buttercream, cascades of iced ribbons and blossoms — wedding cakes are the stuff of dreams, and it’...

Yum! 5 Delicious Edible Wedding Favors

Maggie Lord | Posted 08.11.2013 | Weddings
Maggie Lord

For whatever the reason it seems that selecting the right favor gives couples some of the most trouble. To help get your taste buds going I came up with five favor ideas that will charm your guests and their stomachs.

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before My Wedding Day

Caci Cooper | Posted 08.11.2013 | Weddings
Caci Cooper

I reflected on the things I wish I'd known about or been told about before the wedding. The taboo things, the uncomfortable bits, the parts that you just don't talk about or maybe even the advice I was told but didn't believe. Hopefully they'll help another bride (or groom) to be.

Why Couples Often End Up WAY Over Budget

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly When planning a wedding, couples tend to think about their budget in terms of "big ticket" items: the dress, the venu...

PHOTOS: 12 Delicious Ways To Serve Donuts At Your Wedding

Posted 06.07.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly As "cronut" fever sweeps NYC, it feels like donuts are having their moment. We love the way this sweet treat has been...

3 Step System for Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

G.E. Masana | Posted 08.06.2013 | Weddings
G.E. Masana

Every delighted couple I've ever spoken to has always said it was all about the photos for them. Couples who felt indifferent, or worse, about their photos after their wedding, always seemed to have compromised on this one point.

What To Scan And What To Skip On Your Wedding Registry

www.cbsnews.com | Posted 06.05.2013 | Weddings

That Kitchen-Aid mixer you just never sprung for, or that dinnerware set for the "adult" dinner parties you may finally throw -- or perhaps a canoe. Y...

Personalizing Your Wedding: 6 Tips From a {Newlywed} DIY Diva

Lindsay Simone Meirowitz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Weddings
Lindsay Simone Meirowitz

As a DIY blogger, perpetual crafter, and recent newlywed, I've devised my top six tips for personalizing your wedding... one DIY project at a time.

A Dash of Desi: Five Ways to Add a South Asian Touch to Your Wedding

Jafreen M. Uddin | Posted 08.04.2013 | Weddings
Jafreen M. Uddin

Whether you're trying to plan a multicultural wedding and looking for ways to incorporate South Asian touches to your celebration, or if you're just in love with the glamour and glitz, we've got five simple and gorgeous ideas that will help any bride add some serious South Asian flair!

PHOTOS: Stunning Bouquets For Every Location

Posted 06.04.2013 | Weddings

This article originally appeared in Martha Stewart Weddings Wherever you wed, consider carrying local blooms down the aisle. They're often the fres...

A Groom's Guide to Wedding Planning

Bitchless Bride | Posted 08.03.2013 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

It's quite rare that the groom is interested in anything having to do with the wedding planning aside from where he is supposed to be and when he is supposed to be there... Oh, and how much it's going to cost. Yup! That's usually when the groom's get involved.

The Gay Men's Guide To Planning A Wedding

Denise Oliveira | Posted 08.03.2013 | Weddings
Denise Oliveira

Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Grooms, written by the playwright and event planner Jason Mitchell, is full of tons of useful tips and plenty of hilarious one-liners certain to make wedding planning a lot easier for the gay groom.

If You Could, Would You Reverse Time and Have a Divorce Do-Over?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 08.03.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

why is it that most of those same people, facing the inevitability of divorce years later, don't also approach the divorce planning process in a similar fashion as a wedding?

4 Ways Your Family May Ruin Your Wedding

Pete Goldfinger | Posted 07.31.2013 | Weddings
Pete Goldfinger

Congratulations! You're engaged! Now enjoy this moment because it's the last time that your impending wedding will actually be yours. From the first phone call to the last, everybody you love will congratulate you while systematically working together to bring down the happiest day of your life.