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3 Shady Practices Wedding Vendors Don't Want You To Know About

Carly Cylinder | Posted 10.18.2012 | Weddings
Carly Cylinder

There's no shortage of in-your-face wedding planning on TV right now, but I was curious: What goes on behind the scenes that we don't know about? Are there... shall I say it... scandals in the wedding industry?

Why Backyard Weddings Are Better

Posted 08.16.2012 | Weddings

By Amanda Chatel for When my sister got married a couple years ago, she opted for a small wedding. In her mind, it was more important...

5 Ways To Ensure Your Honeymoon Is Better Than Everyone Else's

Harmony Walton | Posted 10.14.2012 | Weddings
Harmony Walton

More and more couples I speak with return home feeling melancholy from their trip of a lifetime. A bit of a wedding postpartum has set in; the big event you spent much of the past year thinking about and talking about is over.

Why You Should Stop Reading Wedding Blogs NOW

Marta Segal Block | Posted 10.13.2012 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

Whenever I give advice on how to pull off a fabulous wedding on a budget I always include a strange tip: STOP reading wedding blogs.

Katherine Bindley

Couple Has 22 Weddings In 13 Countries | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.14.2012 | Weddings

For the most part, couples go into wedding planning hoping their first wedding will be their one and only. Lisa Gant and Alex Pelling, a couple from Y...

A Step-By-Step Guide To Seating Your Guests

Sharon Sacks | Posted 10.13.2012 | Weddings
Sharon Sacks

The seating plan is the backbone of your reception scheme, and an essential part of wedding planning that is not to be overlooked. Once a decision has been made about the size of your wedding and the location, you can start thinking about your seating arrangements.

PHOTOS: 5 Simple Ways To Spice Up Your Garden Wedding

Lindsey Jones | Posted 10.12.2012 | Weddings
Lindsey Jones

While garden weddings can be exceptionally beautiful, it's important to plan carefully to ensure your special day is a success. Follow these five tips below to plan an event you'll love, and that your guests will be talking about for years to come.

The Most Awkward Guest At Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.11.2012 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Does anybody else attending your wedding know that you and the guy they're seated beside used to do more than just Algebra homework together down in his basement after school? Just wondering.

5 Crazy Things No One Tells You About Wedding Planning

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | Posted 10.10.2012 | Weddings
Claudia Maittlen-Harris

Watching the Olympics is a good reminder that when done well, people make very difficult things look easy. That's often the truth with beautiful weddings.

3 Ways To Keep Mom From Messing Up Your Wedding

Posted 08.09.2012 | Weddings

By Dr. LaKeasha Sullivan for Mothers all over the world have been taking control of weddings since weddings began. Oftentimes, it is ...

Why I Loved My Secret Wedding

Kate Awsumb | Posted 08.02.2013 | Weddings
Kate Awsumb

During our impromptu toast and cake cutting/face smashing, complete with two-foot tall "Bride" and "Groom" glasses gifted by a friend, I heard someone whisper to the person next to her, "Did they actually get married or not? I'm so confused!"

Meet The World's Craziest Groomzillas

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.07.2012 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I've suffered through more than my fair share of "Groomzillas" in the past five years, but there were certainly a few that truly stand out in my mind. It's certainly proof that weddings can bring out the worst in anyone.

How To Break Tradition Without Pissing Off Your Grandma

Joelle Duff | Posted 10.07.2012 | Weddings
Joelle Duff

It's millennials who are most likely to toss tradition aside, and it's millennials who are getting married right now. But that doesn't mean that everyone at the wedding will appreciate it.

Single Astrologer Plans Wedding With No Husband

Posted 08.06.2012 | Weddings

She has the dress, the venue and the date for her wedding. Now all Australian astrologer Anita Chakra Burtty needs is a groom. Burtty told Chann...

10 Tips For Getting The Wedding You Really Want

iLoveInns | Posted 10.02.2012 | Weddings

The legal ceremony requires little else besides the license, bride, groom, officiant and witnesses, but from there anything goes and is indicative of the personal creativity and budget constraints of the couple getting married.

4 Ways To Get Over Wedding Withdrawal

Justine Lorelle LoMonaco | Posted 10.01.2012 | Weddings
Justine Lorelle LoMonaco

We all know you totally baited your coworker into bringing up that wedding she's going to next week just so you could talk about it. What you're experiencing is wedding withdrawal, and there is a cure.

10 Huge Wedding Myths Busted

Susan Southerland | Posted 10.01.2012 | Weddings
Susan Southerland

Keep these myths in mind as you start your planning process to avoid some of the challenges the brides who've gone before you have had.

Why We Jumped Ship On Our Own Wedding

Morgan Montgomery | Posted 09.30.2012 | Weddings
Morgan Montgomery

It's amazing how much less concern there is when you take the getting married part out of the wedding and just have a party.

The Most Important Questions To Ask Your Wedding Vendors

Sharon Sacks | Posted 09.30.2012 | Weddings
Sharon Sacks

Before meeting with each of the vendors that you have in mind, you need to have a detailed list of questions prepared. Asking these important questions will help assure there will be no surprises along the way!

The 6 Meanest Things Brides Do To Each Other

Meredith Bodgas | Posted 09.29.2012 | Weddings
Meredith Bodgas

Brides have to stick together. After all, no one better understands why it's of the utmost importance that you have Vanda orchids and not Dendrobium orchids in your centerpieces. So let's not piss each other off, okay?

Dos and Don'ts For Displaying Your Gorgeous Wedding Cake

Marina Sousa | Posted 09.26.2012 | Weddings
Marina Sousa

I have often left a delivery amazed at how a bride can be so meticulous and stylish when it comes to her cake design, only then to house it in the far, dark corner of a fluorescent-lit cavernous banquet hall.

The Easiest Way To Save Money On Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 09.24.2012 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

And I don't mean they have a ball park budget they need to narrow down, I mean most haven't even considered how much their grand plan will total up to when all is said and done.

3 Wedding Vendor Scams You'll Want To Avoid

Posted 07.25.2012 | Weddings

By Azure Nelson | It's supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life, so the last thing you want to think about is getting rippe...

Why I Think Weddings Are a Stupid Waste of Money

LearnVest | Posted 09.23.2012 | Women

Just because we were brainwashed into thinking a wedding is the ultimate entitlement doesn't mean we have to act on it.

9 Things That Will Stress You Out Before Your Wedding (And How To Deal)

Sarah Shewey | Posted 09.18.2012 | Weddings
Sarah Shewey

Your wedding day will be one of the happiest days of your life -- but there might be days leading up to the big day that feel like some of the worst.