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Wedding Social Media Dos and Don'ts

Marcella White Campbell | Posted 06.03.2013 | Weddings
Marcella White Campbell

More and more couples are realizing that their wedding actually starts the moment they change their Facebook status to "engaged." Creative couples are using social media channels to keep their guests involved and entertained, from the first engagement ring snapshot to the bouquet toss.

Are You Making These Mistakes When Selecting Wedding Flowers?

Lori Friedlander | Posted 06.03.2013 | Weddings
Lori Friedlander

Choosing flowers is one of the more difficult tasks for brides. Let's face it -- most brides-to-be don't know much about flowers!

Turning Volunteering Into Wedding Planning Peace

Tricia Spencer | Posted 06.03.2013 | Weddings
Tricia Spencer

Volunteerism is win-win. It always has been, and it always will be. But for brides and grooms preparing for their upcoming nuptials, volunteering can also be a welcome source of much-needed peace during wedding preparations.

PHOTOS: The Only Dress A Wedding Guest Needs

Kellee Khalil | Posted 06.03.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

While seeing your friends and loved ones walk down the aisle is wonderful, all those invites can leave you stressed about what to wear.

Facebook Graph Search Is Your Unique Wedding Planning Tool

Isabel Smith | Posted 06.03.2013 | Weddings
Isabel Smith

With Facebook Graph Search, which was announced earlier this year, you can use the power of your social connections to make planning your big day easier by harnessing their experience and recommendations, making your big day even more personal.

How to Create a Spiritual But Not Religious Wedding Ceremony

Judith Johnson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Weddings
Judith Johnson

When the spiritual but not religious are creating a wedding ceremony, they do not have a template to follow. In fact, as long as their ceremony complies with the laws of the state in which the marriage takes place, they can do whatever they want.

25 Essential Wedding Planning Lessons

Bridal Guide | Posted 06.02.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

You're constantly looking at top wedding blogs, pinning has become your second job, and your wedding coordinator is on speed dial (or, if you don't have one, then you feel like you're ready to become one). But you can never fully anticipate the wedding day until (gulp) it's finally here.

50 Wedding Songs For 50 States With Marriage Equality (Here's Hoping!)

Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Glennisha Morgan

For those who are planning their weddings (and those who are simply romantics looking forward to their big days), I've pulled together 50 songs (some of my personal favorites), from Céline Dion to Luther Vandross, for each of what I hope will soon be the 50 states with legal gay marriage.

Audrey Hepburn's Advice For Today's Bride

G.E. Masana | Posted 06.02.2013 | Weddings
G.E. Masana

Audrey would do whatever she wanted to do on her wedding day. That would be the Number One thing.

21 Things I've Learned From Attending 21 Weddings

Lori Fradkin | Posted 06.01.2013 | Weddings
Lori Fradkin

The wedding is about the couple, but it's not only about the couple.

Your 3 Big Same-Sex Wedding Mistakes

Mary Gorham Malia | Posted 06.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Mary Gorham Malia

Same-sex marriage is here to stay, so I sat down with Ms. Chris Weber, who has 25 years of experience as a wedding planner, to talk about the biggest mistakes that people make in planning their weddings.

How To Plan A Wedding In 24 Hours

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | Posted 05.31.2013 | Weddings
Claudia Maittlen-Harris

I asked Caitlin if she regrets not having a big wedding, and she said maybe someday in the future they'll have a ceremony, but for now she was just happy to be married.

14 Wedding Planning Nightmares To Avoid

The Stir | Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings
The Stir

As much as friends who are recent former brides, sisters-in-law-to-be, and even your mother might warn you about what to expect around corner, there are certain wedding planning nightmares no one can prepare you for.

Why It's OK To Have An Expensive Wedding | Posted 03.28.2013 | Weddings

There have been a bunch of news stories recently about Bridal Brokerage, a new business that buys and sells canceled weddings. If a wedding falls thro...

PHOTOS: 10 Ways To Up The Cute Factor On Your Big Day

Kellee Khalil | Posted 05.27.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

We've all been to a wedding where the flower girl tosses petals as she walks down the aisle. But she doesn't have to!

6 Wedding Shower Rules To Follow | Posted 03.26.2013 | Weddings

Look, I like weddings. I enjoy seeing two people I care about pledge their love to each other, before diving into a feast and cutting loose on the dan...

REVEALED: The Most Difficult Type Of Brides

Posted 03.26.2013 | Weddings

Who's the bigger bridezilla: traditional brides, or "anti-brides" who shun traditional wedding customs like princess gowns and bridal showers? Accordi...

5 Things To Consider Before Booking Your Venue

Maggie Lord | Posted 05.26.2013 | Weddings
Maggie Lord

The question of where and when a wedding will take place are not always as easy to answer as a couple would like them to be.

Wedding Planning Dos And Don'ts From Real Couples | Posted 03.25.2013 | Weddings

Your wedding should be — and usually is — one of the happiest days of your life — but planning one can be hard work. Thankfully, whether you're ...

30 Must-Have Bridesmaid Dresses Under $250

BRIDES | Posted 05.25.2013 | Weddings

Yes, $250 is still a big chunk of change, but these looks are so stylish your 'maids will be wearing them again and again!

How To Cope With Post-Wedding Blues

Bitchless Bride | Posted 05.23.2013 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

You can't eat, you can't sleep, you're super depressed and nothing can even come close to making you happy. No, you didn't just lose the love of your life -- you married him!

12 Steps To The Perfect Garden Wedding

Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weddings
Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

A wedding is a wonderful opportunity to show off your garden, but there's no doubt about it, by planning an outdoor wedding, you're taking a risk.

PHOTOS: 10 Lovely Spring Wedding Bouquets

Kellee Khalil | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

We love cozying up in front of a warm fireplace just as much as the next gal, but we have to admit we are beyond excited for the first day of spring. ...

The Wedding Wake-Up Call Every Bride Needs

Alexandra Rosario Kelly | Posted 05.20.2013 | Weddings
Alexandra Rosario Kelly

You know what will matter the most? Not the shoes, the dress, the flowers, the cake, or the assorted odds and ends. It will be the love and light from the people who are there to share the start of this journey with us.

WATCH: How To Dress Up A Budget Wedding

Posted 03.20.2013 | Weddings

You may be planning a wedding on a small budget, but that doesn't mean your Big Day has to be boring. During an appearance on HuffPost Live Monday...