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5 Steps To A Bachelor Party That Doesn't Suck

Brandon Hoang | Posted 07.23.2013 | Weddings
Brandon Hoang

Just remember: A good bachelor party is one in which no one ends up in the emergency room, but a great bachelor party is when unexpected friendships are made.

PHOTOS: All The Emerald Inspiration You'll Ever Need

Posted 05.23.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Happy birthday, May lovelies! May's birthstone is emerald (and emerald happens to be the 2013 Pantone color of the ye...

How To Avoid Wearing A Hideous Bridesmaid Dress

Sonali Lamba | Posted 07.22.2013 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

It's an age-old story: boy meets girl, boy asks girl to marry him, girl asks you to be a bridesmaid, girl turns into a self-consumed bride with an eye...

How Catering Works at a Destination Wedding: A Bridal Etiquette Primer

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.22.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Unless you are getting married at your local VFW or having your wedding reception in your backyard, do not plan on having any leftovers when the party ends.

Sign This, Or Else! How Prenup Powerplays Prevail

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 07.22.2013 | Weddings
Susan Pease Gadoua

Most people see love and business like oil and water. But marriage is a legal contract. In fact, marriage is the greatest legal partnership most people will enter into in their lives -- and a family is nothing short of a corporation.

Wedding Industry Insider: Tradeshows, Tweets and Talent

Patricia Vining | Posted 07.21.2013 | Weddings
Patricia Vining

In life and in business, you get what you give. Start building that village!

LOOK: These Aren't Your Typical Wedding Flowers

Posted 05.20.2013 | Weddings

One Toronto couple decided to skip traditional wedding flowers and try something truly unique -- an elephant made of carnations and roses! Mother-d...

How Pinterest Can Ruin Your Wedding

www.cnbc.com | Posted 05.20.2013 | Weddings

There are certain things no one tells you when you start planning a wedding....

Why 'Unique' Weddings Are A Myth

Marta Segal Block | Posted 07.20.2013 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

People have been getting married for thousands of years. Why do today's couples (mainly brides) feel so pressured to be unique?

Recessionista Wedding Ideas

Colleen Mullaney | Posted 07.20.2013 | Weddings
Colleen Mullaney

Wedding plans are all about communication. Getting guests to and fro, directing them from one place to the next, and keeping them informed about activities and events can be a full-time job.

The 10 Best Songs To Play At Your Black Tie Wedding

Posted 05.19.2013 | Weddings

This article originally appeared on Martha Stewart Weddings. Once you attach "black tie" to your Big Day, it changes things a bit. Suits get fancie...

Top 4 Ways To Serve Food At Your Wedding

Posted 05.17.2013 | Weddings

By Carly Totten for Lover.ly Struggling to decide how best to serve your wedding meal? Terms like plated, buffet, home style, or passed mini bites ...

20 Adorable Wedding Moments That Will Brighten Your Day

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.15.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

I thought I would round up some of the most romantic wedding moments that make us want to say "awww," because as stressful as wedding planning can be, it's all worth it to marry your best friend.

PHOTOS: The Most Unbelievable Wedding Cakes We've Ever Seen

Posted 05.14.2013 | Weddings

Summer wedding season is in full swing and couples tying the knot in the next few months may still be on the hunt for the perfect wedding cake. If you...

Say Yes to the Saree: 5 Tips for the Multicultural Bride

Jafreen M. Uddin | Posted 07.14.2013 | Weddings
Jafreen M. Uddin

Every bride has hundreds of decisions to make when planning her big day, but for the brides planning multicultural weddings, there are twice as many decisions and balancing your own personal preferences with traditional South Asian customs can be tricky.

Jennifer Aniston's Favorite Pre-Wedding Activity

Posted 05.13.2013 | Weddings

Jennifer Aniston is preparing to say "I do" to fiance Justin Theroux soon, and she's not letting the stress of wedding planning get to her. The 44-yea...

PHOTOS: 5 Incredible Wedding Cake Options

Posted 05.13.2013 | Weddings

By Rachel Wilkerson for Lover.ly Choosing your wedding cake seems like a wedding planning task that would be easy, but it can be more difficult tha...

The Great-Granddaughter Of Etiquette Queen Advises Post50s

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.13.2013 | Fifty

Emily Post’s great-great-granddaughter, Lizzie Post, has inherited her great-great grandmother's flair for guiding us through life's ticklish situat...

PHOTOS: Oscar de la Renta Debuts Must-Have Stationery Collection

Posted 05.09.2013 | Weddings

Can't afford an Oscar de la Renta wedding gown but still want to include the designer in your Big Day? Now you can! On Wednesday, de la Renta launc...

What's Hot (and Not) in Wedding Desserts

Maggie Austin | Posted 07.07.2013 | Weddings
Maggie Austin

Ah, wedding trends. It's a daunting thing to think of how any choice will look 20 years down the road. When the puffy sleeves were almost as big as the hair, even the term "trend" can be scary! But fear not. Here are some of the hottest concepts for that very important confection.

WATCH: Wearing A Penis Necklace Is 'Just Sad'

Posted 05.08.2013 | Weddings

If you're tying the knot this summer, you may also be in the throes of planning your bachelorette party. But what if you don't want a to wear a penis ...

PHOTO: The Most Interesting Trend In Wedding Photography

Posted 05.08.2013 | Weddings

We love posed wedding photos. They're timeless, classic and a good way to ensure everyone in the bridal party gets photographed. But we also adore ...

Spring Cake Trends from Maggie Austin

Maggie Austin | Posted 07.07.2013 | Weddings
Maggie Austin

You've chosen each other (yay!), but now you need to make a million other choices that can (at times) seem to take on a life of their own. The wedding cake is one of the most important elements of any reception. To make your life easier here are some of the latest trends in cake design.

The Wedding Planning Advice Every Couple Needs To Hear

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 05.08.2013 | Weddings

Wondering what's trendy in weddings and how to incorporate some "of the moment" details into your Big Day? We've got answers! Sojourner and Milo Au...

The Language of Color... Secrets to a Perfect Wedding Palette

Patricia Vining | Posted 07.07.2013 | Weddings
Patricia Vining

No matter what your style is, it is important to choose your color palette with your heart. Forget the fads--go with something you love (like your fiancé!).