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Beautiful Wedding Decor Also Needs to Actually Work for the Event

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.16.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Pinterest has become an amazing channel to market my own services, and Instagram is a hoot because you see the good, bad, and the truly ugly from other weddings all posted by wedding guests. But what's important for brides and grooms to realize is that not everything that looks pretty is functional.

Jenny's Wedding

Robyn Vie Carpenter | Posted 07.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Robyn Vie Carpenter

This film was really about awakening. Each character had their own awakening. Each was set on a new path because Jenny wanted to finally be honest about her life and her love.

Eastern Charm to Corporate Leadership: My Inspirations From Indian Weddings

Karthik Rajan | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Why people embark on a journey to show up at an Indian wedding is more than a social obligation -- to engage, to enjoy, to contribute, to participate and above all feel good about themselves and for the people around them.

A Reality Check About Those Bridesmaid Dresses You Picked Out

Amber Harrison | Posted 07.14.2016 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Wedding season is officially upon us, which means bridesmaids everywhere are slipping into dresses of all styles, colors and lengths. Even though brides do a lot to make sure 'maids love their dresses, chances are they won't be wearing them again.

Confessions of a Recovering Fat Kid

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.15.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Two days before my wedding, I was laying in the bathtub, crying because I felt bad about my body. "I am bad, I am wrong, I don't deserve the love of a great man, I don't deserve a spectacular wedding day," was the thought reel playing on loop in my head. Talking to my fiancé that night, something finally clicked.

The Bittersweet Reality Of Planning A Wedding Amid Grief

Brittany L. Stalsburg, PhD | Posted 07.15.2016 | Weddings
Brittany L. Stalsburg, PhD

I knew I would marry Chuck the day of his sister's wedding about 8 months after we started dating. That weekend was when he found out his mother's cancer was terminal, and that she had less than a year of life left. What does one do as a bride-to-be of man with such torment in his soul?

60 Dreamy Dresses For A Beach-Bound Bride

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.14.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Dream about getting married on a tropical island or in a nautical celebration by the sea? These light and airy gowns won't weigh you down.

Carolina, the Cake and Me -- How Willie Brown, Denise Hale, Susan Gutfreund and San Francisco Society Witnessed a TV Host Take a Dress for it's Star Turn at Her Sunset Wedding

Elisabeth Laurence | Posted 07.13.2016 | Weddings
Elisabeth Laurence

Sometimes--it's love at first sight. Even with a dress. And when you add a cake--well, anything can happen. Of course, you could say fate brought us together--the gown and me.

Picking Out Your Own Engagement Ring? A Do Or A Don't

Mara Opperman | Posted 07.10.2016 | Weddings
Mara Opperman

It appears more and more women are putting in their two cents, both literally and figuratively when picking out the engagement ring.

See Who Got Married This Weekend!

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.13.2015 | Weddings

Summer and outdoor weddings go hand in hand. So we weren't surprised to see that many of our readers who tied the knot this weekend did so outside. Ch...

I Am Not a Sailor, I Am a Captain: Behind the Words of 'La Bamba'

Bob Schulman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Many -- but not all -- Latino musicologists agree the name of the song relates to the Spanish word bambolear, roughly meaning "to shake." Beyond that, though, the oft-improvised lyrics run the gamut from a happy Mexican dance tune to tales of lamented love.

Can a Bridezilla be Tamed?

Claire Enston | Posted 07.13.2016 | Weddings
Claire Enston

Planning a wedding can be stressful, there are lots of decisions to make! It's impossible to make every decision at the same time, so it makes sense to break them down into areas. Focus on one thing at a time so you avoid overwhelm.

The Storybook Wedding Proposal

Jimmy Dunne | Posted 07.13.2016 | Weddings
Jimmy Dunne

She said her heart stopped -- and she literally stepped back from the suitcase -- just staring at it. Do I open it? Do I pretend I didn't see this? She couldn't help herself. She's her mother's daughter. She opened the box. Whoopsie.

I'm With Stupid: Tough Times for Dissenting Bakers in Orwell-egon

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.10.2016 | Politics
Todd Hartley

By now, you may have heard about the lesbian couple in Oregon who were politely turned down when they asked a bakery owned by a Christian couple to make them a wedding cake.

Nicky Hilton Marries James Rothschild With Paris Hilton As Her Bridesmaid

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment

Congratulations are in order for Nicky Hilton, who married James Rothschild in London Friday. Hilton and Rothschild wed in the Orangery in the Kensin...

A Bridesmaid's Travails

Tim Ward | Posted 07.10.2016 | Books
Tim Ward

Anne Wagener has been a bridesmaid 10 times. She has transformed her experiences -- good, bad, and hilarious -- into a delightful first romantic novel, Borrow a Bridesmaid. It's also a portal into the minds and hearts of 21st century 20-somethings.

4 Gorgeous Ways To Bring The Outside Into Your Wedding

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.10.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

While an outdoor wedding is a beautiful idea, it isn't always practical,

Nova Scotia, Spain's Costa Brava and 5 Other Food-Filled Honeymoons

Food52 | Posted 07.09.2016 | Travel
Food52

Thinking about the moments after the buzz of getting married -- when not every waking hour is dedicated to florals, hors d'oeuvres or seating -- can be exciting and wonderful. And especially when you're planning a trip you and your partner will take to celebrate just being together.

A "Destination Wedding" Can Be within Driving Distance of Your Hometown: A Wedding Planner's Challenge to Find the Right Venue

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.07.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

The words "destination wedding" don't have to mean that all of your guests must fly someplace tropical in order for you to have a total getaway for your wedding weekend.

Love, Laws & Loopholes

Amy Firth | Posted 07.05.2016 | Religion
Amy Firth

Despite any differences, love is what we all share - it's the great unifier, our one universal truth - that no matter who we are, where we've come from, what we believe, we know this one thing: love works.

6 Steal-Worthy Details From Celebrity Weddings

Tracie Domino | Posted 07.08.2016 | Weddings
Tracie Domino

If you have ever felt like you wanted your wedding to feel like one of these celebrity weddings, consider adding any of these steal-worthy details into your own to add a little celebrity sparkle.

Austin: My Time in Texas' Liberal Haven

Adam Williams | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Adam Williams

When my good friend Tommas informed me he was going to propose to his Texan fiance Jordan, the excitement of a venture to Texas immediately flipped my stomach.

How to Give the Perfect Bridal Shower Gift

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 07.01.2016 | Weddings
Elizabeth Rider

Wedding season brings (bridal) shower season and it's time to break free from the norm and shower your bride with the best gift at the party.

Tips to Have the Best Bridal Shower Ever

Leila Lewis | Posted 07.02.2016 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

After having a bridal shower of my own, attending many of my friends' showers, and admiring inspiration from others, I have a few tips in my book for throwing the best bridal shower.

These Bridal Photos Of 'Bearded Dame' Harnaam Kaur Are Simply Stunning

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women

When bridal blogger Kat Williams saw photos of Harnaam Kaur, she knew she had to feature them on her site. Kaur has Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, a cond...