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10 Dos And Don'ts All Wedding Guests Must Follow

Amanda Goetz | Posted 03.25.2014 | Weddings
Amanda Goetz

I won't deny that all the new amazing apps and technology available have made many parts of the planning process easier and attending a wedding more enjoyable; however, wedding guests need to brush up on their social media manners before they ruin someone's special day.

How to Become a Professional Wedding Planner

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.04.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

If you really want to be a wedding planner, there are six million opportunities out there for you. You have to show the initiative to go out and get them.

You Only Get to Plan the Wedding Once Unless You Want to Pay to Plan It Over and Over Again

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.12.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Remember what they told you in school about standardized tests? Your first instinct is usually correct. If you're unsure, don't mess with it. When it doubt, pick "C." Same rules go for wedding planning.

Alex Thomopoulos: The Genius of Gluten-free Cooking

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 04.07.2014 | Food
Elsa Giannakoudaki

She believes the best attitude to take with any dietary concern is to consider what you can have, and to not what you cannot eat.

Inside the World of an Event Planner: Behind the Scenes at Tracy Taylor Ward Design

Judith Johnson | Posted 03.15.2014 | Weddings
Judith Johnson

How do you figure out who to contact and what you need to find out about them? These are the questions that inspired me to interview and write about a number of event planners.

From Concept to Execution: Tips for Successful Events from an Award-Winning Event Planner and Entrepreneur

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

With hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake and fierce competition for clients, being an event planner in New York City is no easy feat. Cheryl Gen...

9 Things Magazines Don't Tell You About Wedding Planning

Sharyn Bires | Posted 02.16.2014 | Weddings
Sharyn Bires

I felt pretty confident that I knew everything there was to know about wedding planning. I considered myself quite the expert. And then I got engaged. The minute that ring went on my finger I realized I was completely unprepared for the practical realities of wedding planning.

7 Wedding Tools For The Tech-Savvy Bride

Leila Lewis | Posted 12.30.2013 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

'Brides to be' can use many tech tools to enhance their wedding planning experience. Being a bride in this day and age means being more tech savvy than ever before. Apps and digital tools can greatly cut down stress and help keep you organized.

Making Sure Your Vacation Doesn't Suck

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

My vacation was mostly great, but I made one mistake. My hope is that I catch you before you leave for your vacations and help you design them, so you maximize relaxing and having fun with your loved ones. This is an important area of life.

WATCH: Etiquette Expert Talks Second Weddings

The Huffington Post | Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.14.2013 | Fifty

Tying the knot for the second time can bring up a lot of questions. Is another big wedding and white dress totally appropriate? Is throwing a bridal s...

3 Things You Need To Know About Planning A Rehearsal Dinner

Harriette Rose Katz | Posted 05.18.2013 | Weddings
Harriette Rose Katz

The rehearsal dinner, while clearly not the main event, is certainly a part of the wedding dream, and one that should not be overlooked as it sets the tone for the entire celebratory weekend.

Why Every Event Needs a Contingency Plan

Scott Givens | Posted 04.24.2013 | Technology
Scott Givens

When producing live-broadcast events like the Super Bowl, the Grammys, the Oscars or the Olympics, it's not a question of if a setback will happen, but more a question of when.

Your Start-Up Life: Break the Rules, but Do So Brilliantly (PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

David Stark, President and Creative Director of David Stark Design and Production breaks the rules nearly every day. He makes the point that if creativity is the core driver of his business, its solid foundations and discipline play just as great a role in its success.

The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Wedding

Sharon Sacks | Posted 02.04.2013 | Weddings
Sharon Sacks

Everybody wants their wedding to be an unforgettable experience, and so do I. But to have that dream wedding you're going to have to get the planning started far in advance.

10 Ways To NOT Have A Boring Wedding

www.marthastewartweddings.com | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weddings

Turn up the volume and the fun during your ceremony with these festive ideas from real weddings....

9 Totally Non-Traditional Bachelor Party Ideas

Posted 11.14.2012 | Weddings

For many grooms, one of the most anticipated parts of the wedding festivities is a wild bachelor party. Just ask the men of "The Hangover." But in ...

And The Best Wedding Planner In Your State Is...

www.foxnews.com | Posted 11.13.2012 | Weddings

This may sound ridiculous to some, but partying isn’t easy, especially for a host or hostess. Putting on a party is a lot to take on, and it's an ev...

6 Post-Sandy Wedding Snafus You Need To Consider

Meredith Bodgas | Posted 01.08.2013 | Weddings
Meredith Bodgas

While losing your venue so soon before your wedding is horrific, it's an obvious problem, one you're hyper-aware you need to remedy. Other Sandy effects, like those that follow, aren't as apparent -- and you may not even know about them until it's too late.

What Your Wedding Colors Really Mean

Nancy Stoltz | Posted 12.08.2012 | Weddings
Nancy Stoltz

How important is the role of color when planning a wedding or special event?

The Career That's Booming At The Political Conventions

www.msnbc.msn.com | Posted 09.05.2012 | Impact

The team behind a dozen parties, panels and lounges in Tampa and Charlotte are throwing some of the biggest events of the RNC and DNC. But they didn't...

3 Wedding-Planning Pitfalls Most Brides Don't Consider

Posted 08.31.2012 | Weddings

By Holly Lefevre, The Everything Wedding Etiquette Book This article first appeared on GalTime.com When it comes to wedding planning the first th...

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.

Ask Event Expert Colin Cowie A Question!

Posted 07.12.2012 | Women

Event and lifestyle expert, Colin Cowie, will be joining me soon on Mondays with Marlo! Now is your chance to ask him anything you'd like to know abou...

WATCH: The Secret Jennifer Gilbert Has Been Hiding for 20 Years

Amy Palmer | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women
Amy Palmer

In May 1991, a 22-year-old Jennifer Gilbert was visiting friends in New York's West Village. It was a beautiful day -- the sun was shining and she was happy. Then the unexpected happened.

"You Picked The Wrong Girl": How One Woman Took Back Her Life

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Women

At 22, Jennifer Gilbert was attacked in the hallway of a New York City apartment building and stabbed multiple times. She survived, told very few peop...