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8 Wedding Planning Secrets From the Insiders

Judith Johnson | Posted 04.18.2014 | Weddings
Judith Johnson

Your wedding day will not be perfect, but a great team of vendors can make sure it's as close as possible.

Here's Some Tough Love All Brides Need To Hear

Posted 03.28.2014 | Weddings

Written by Maressa Brown on CafeMom's blog, The Stir Just like any major milestone in life, your wedding day is something you just have to experi...

The Top 10 Mistakes Newlyweds Make After The Big Day

Posted 03.08.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide As you settle into married life, there are still a few important wedding-related tasks that you need to keep in m...

6 Unconventional Wedding Fashion Tips

Carmen Feliciano | Posted 04.15.2014 | Weddings
Carmen Feliciano

Wearing something akin to a sack will not make you look "better". While you want to avoid dresses that are too tight (this applies to anyone of any size), dresses that show off your curves actually make you look slimmer and sexier.

5 Tips for Not Screwing Up Valentine's Day This Year

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.12.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

So many couples screw up the biggest romantic holiday of the year. And then they feel bitter about it. Let's avoid that this year!

You're Engaged! Now What? Review These 6 Dos and Don'ts to Avoid Major Wedding Mistakes

Glamour | Posted 03.27.2014 | Weddings
Glamour

There's so much to do! But don't jump into doing any of it just yet. You'll have plenty of time to write checklists and contact vendors -- but you can't get back the first few dreamy, floating-in-the-clouds days after you've just gotten engaged.

3 Reasons It's Okay to Say "I Guess I Do"

Raquel Kelley | Posted 03.25.2014 | Weddings
Raquel Kelley

Do whatever you need to do to unwind and know that what you are going through is completely normal. We all go through it, but know that tomorrow will be better.

4 Things You Should Never Ask Your Bridesmaids

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 03.24.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

While your bridesmaids are going to be there for you, that doesn't mean you should abuse your bridal power! No one likes a bridezilla, but as some of you past brides must know, sometimes walking the line between bride and friend is tricky.

3 Savvy Secrets to Find Your Wedding Style From Top Wedding Bloggers

Ariane Fisher | Posted 03.15.2014 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

"Keep it timeless. Don't choose a style just because it's this season's trend."

How to Say NO When Your Significant Other Pops the Question

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.05.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Oh yes, it happens. All the time. The problem is that most of the women being asked -- with a bright sparkly diamond -- say yes because they don't know what else to do in the moment.

The Top 10 Wedding Trends Of 2013

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

Lover.ly -- search, save, shop and share wedding ideas in one place. By Rachel W. Miller for Lover.ly As we look back on another year gone by,...

The First Three Things You Should Do to Pre-Plan Your Wedding Before You Announce the Date

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

It's too early to announce the date and location of your wedding before you've got things all locked down. Just because you have written down your wish list, doesn't mean that it will have the slightest resemblance to a real wedding budget when it all comes down to it.

What the Bride Wants, the Bride Gets -- Wedding Planners Don't Make the Big Decisions

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.15.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

There seems to be a misunderstanding amongst some about WHO makes the decisions and choices for the wedding events. The clients choose the venue, the lighting, the food, the beverages, the music and pretty much everything else you can think of.

How to Not Ruin Your Wedding

Summer McLane | Posted 02.09.2014 | Weddings
Summer McLane

The DJ cut off your favorite song right before your favorite part? That's okay. Dance to the next song.

5 Best Pieces of Advice for Newly Engaged Couples

Stacie Martin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Weddings
Stacie Martin

Wedding planning is a good lesson in trust, compromise and learning to lean on each other for the soon to be married couple. When challenges arise, remember that your finance is there to help and support you.

Confessions of a Superstitious Wedding Planner

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.01.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Now let me be clear -- I do not push these superstitions on my clients. If anything I shy away from showing how weird I am to those who are paying me.

The Question You Should Never Ask Couples This Holiday Season

Posted 11.28.2013 | Weddings

By Rachel W. Miller for Lover.ly As families everywhere gather together for the holidays, it's likely that you'll find yourself making small talk w...

15 Money-Saving Tricks From Real Brides

Bridal Guide | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

With weddings becoming more and more expensive — according to CostofWedding.com, U.S. couples spend an average of $25,656 on their big day, and that...

The Ultimate Guide To Wedding Day Facial Hair

Bridal Guide | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

In honor of Movember, -- we've gathered some photos of handsome grooms who rocked facial hair at their wedding, from barely-there to the whole shebang.

The Cost Brides Really Should Cover For Their 'Maids

Posted 10.28.2013 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

9 Awkward Wedding Situations You'll Eventually Find Yourself In

Tiana Brown | Posted 12.24.2013 | Weddings
Tiana Brown

Everyone has that uncle/aunt/cousin/friend/sibling that drinks too much at weddings and gets out of hand. If you don't have one, don't worry. I bet your fiancé does! This is kind of hard to avoid.

Avoid Ring Disasters - Protect Your Wedding Rings from Your Dog and Your Garbage Disposal

Sandy Malone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

So you have a beautiful engagement ring, or maybe you've even got the wedding ring too by the time you're reading this... don't stop reading. This advice isn't just for newly engaged couples!

The A-Z Guide To Planning Your Wedding

Bridal Guide | Posted 12.01.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Your head might start spinning as you ponder the difference between an escort card and a place card. Relax -- here are all the basics you'll need to help you pull together a memorable wedding.

Everything You Need To Know About Planning A Second Wedding

Posted 09.30.2013 | Divorce

Courtesy of Bridal Guide Remarrying? Worried about doing it "right"? Here's everything you need to know. Planning your second wedding should be ...

7 Things No One Warns You About Your Wedding Day

Posted 09.27.2013 | Weddings

Written by Maressa Brown on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. You can read every article in every bridal magazine, every Q&A or checklist on wedding webs...