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Loss and Mourning in Aida Zilelian's The Legacy of Lost Things

Christopher Atamian | Posted 02.26.2015 | Books
Christopher Atamian

What ensues is a tragic and powerful tale of love and hate, tragedy and rebirth. Zilelian's prose is lyrical at times, but for the most part she crafts a purposely flat realism that perfectly complements her subject matter.

10 Things Every Guest Expects At Your Wedding

Melanie Nolan | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weddings
Melanie Nolan

When planning a wedding it is so easy to get caught up in all the glamour, fashion and photo's that sometimes you forget you are actually hosting an event for 100+ people!

15 Things I'm Embarrassed To Admit I Need From My Future Husband

YourTango | Posted 02.20.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

Though this solo stint has taught me a ton about my values and desires, it's also has given me time to think about thethings I absolutely need in a partner.

Parents of the Bride Commissioning These One-of-a-Kind Wedding Dress Sculptures

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 02.18.2015 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

Have you ever wanted to give a wedding gift that is so unique and memorable it can't be duplicated? Using ceramic, glass, and stone, mosaic artist Shelly Hamill creates sculptures commemorating the bride's wedding dress.

The Ugly Side of Wedding Planning

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

If you're planning a wedding you'll likely encounter some of the obstacles that are inevitable along the way. But at least now you can enter the race with some training under your belt. I'll be on the sidelines, cheering you on.

24 Unique Details That Will Make Your Bouquet Stand Out

Bridal Guide | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Non-floral items such as brooches, paper and even starfish also continue to rise in popularity.

First Comes Love, Then Comes Mortgage

Redfin | Posted 02.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 27.4 percent of couples who cohabitate before marriage break up by the third year of living together. That might be something to think about if you already have an issue with your significant others' cleaning habits ... or lack thereof.

Here's How A Same-Sex Marriage Proposal Put This Aussie Pop Star On The Map

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.11.2015 | Gay Voices

Before Spencer Stout and Dustin Reeser were married at the 2014 Grammy Awards with 33 other couples, their flash mob marriage proposal took the Intern...

Reasons a Destination Wedding Locale Might Be Surprisingly Horrible For Your Guests

Tracie Domino | Posted 02.09.2015 | Weddings
Tracie Domino

Once you determine the type of atmosphere and climate you prefer, there are certain guest considerations we recommend you keep in mind so they will be thrilled to join you for your big day - and will not be complaining behind your back.

We Eloped In Vegas, And It Was Absolutely Perfect

Lisa Page Rosenberg | Posted 02.10.2015 | Weddings
Lisa Page Rosenberg

After we met, Jeff waited a full six months to bring up the topic of marriage. He did this by proposing. We waited another four months before eloping. I purchased a white cocktail dress and pale blue sandals on sale and picked up a veil at a Mexican wedding store.

Brides Reveal Their Biggest Fears About Marriage

BRIDES | Posted 02.09.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

By Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Photo: Getty Images Everyone always says that getting married is one of the best days of your life (and it is!), but ...

How To Incorporate Your Love Of Board Games Into Your Wedding

The Knot | Posted 02.06.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

While checkers or bingo might seem like the sort of pastime for camp and not a wedding, there are dozens of couples who might beg to differ.

10 Corners You Should Never Cut When Planning A Wedding

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Sure, you might be super close with someone that has DJ'd a few parties, and maybe you do like the idea of your cousin as your officiant. Trust us, keep your friends and family as guests at your wedding and not as vendors.

25 Wedding Photos To Touch And Inspire You

DL Cade | Posted 02.03.2015 | Weddings
DL Cade

Wedding season is on its annual three-month off-season (typically January, February and March), but that doesn't mean you can't get swept up in the wo...

11 Examples Of What Not To Wear To A Wedding

The Knot | Posted 02.02.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

Ever been to a wedding where someone's outfit got more attention than the couple getting married? Or where a mishap with the bride's dress created a completely unplanned distraction? These people have -- and they told us their most outrageous wedding attire stories.

Why I Don't Want to Be My Husband's Wife

Alexandra T. Mai | Posted 01.27.2015 | Weddings
Alexandra T. Mai

Reflecting on my own upcoming marriage, I don't buy into the idea that I'd be the gentle caregiver preoccupied with the household and children while my husband, the strong breadwinner, occupies his mind with the family's finances and ponders the 'big things' thoughtfully by swirling his scotch.

These Wedding Details Will Appeal To Coffee-Loving Brides And Grooms

The Knot | Posted 01.27.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

From using the aromatic beans as a way to amp up your escort card display, to filling up glass vases with beans and candles and creating a customized cappuccino bar or giving away a personalized bag of grounds, there are plenty of ways to show off your coffee addiction.

10 Hidden Wedding Costs You Should Budget For

BRIDES | Posted 01.27.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

By BRIDES Photo: Getty Images Creating a wedding budget is a key part of the planning process, but remember that there will always be costs yo...

2015 Wedding Trends

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 01.22.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

In honor of 2015, here are 15 wedding trends that you will be seeing throughout the year. You may recognize some of these trends from last year, and even years past.

8 Wedding Trends That Need To Be Retired

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 01.22.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Every year the wedding rules seem to change, and while we love seeing certain trends stick around, there are ones that we just wish would go away. If you're planning your big day right now, here are some trends that we feel just aren't trendy anymore.

7 Things Your Partner Is Secretly Doing Before Proposing

Kellee Khalil | Posted 01.20.2015 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

It seems like everywhere we look these days, someone just got engaged. And regardless of whether your partner staged a flash mob in Times Square or pu...

The Top 10 Wedding Planning Myths

The Knot | Posted 01.19.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

Not all wedding rules are written in stone. Here are some you can feel free to ignore.

The Best Wedding Cakes Of 2014

The Knot | Posted 01.18.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

Even though we saw the rise of creatively displayed alternative wedding desserts like doughnuts, cake push-pops and good ol' fashion milk and cookies, the wedding cake proved it's staying power.

10 Of The Hottest New Wedding Trends For 2015

The Knot | Posted 01.15.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

By Lauren Kay for TheKnot.com We don't have a crystal ball but we do have our pulse on what's hot in the world of weddings. From Wild West weddings o...

How To Pop The Question...To Your Bridesmaids

Amber Harrison | Posted 01.09.2015 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Couples are getting increasingly creative with this wedding task, honoring friends and family in personal and meaningful ways. Looking for the perfect way to ask? Here are a few ideas to help you get started.