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3 Good Reasons To Stay Married

Tyler Ward | Posted 07.01.2014 | Divorce
Tyler Ward

Although happiness is often a very real byproduct of a healthy relationship, marriage is designed to pull dysfunction to the surface of our lives, set it on fire and help us grow. The job of marriage is to refine our dysfunction and spur us into progressive wholeness.

Are You Failing Your Business

Marta Segal Block | Posted 06.24.2014 | Small Business
Marta Segal Block

What J fails to recognize are her two fatal errors and these errors are common to so many small businesses in so many fields.

10 Old, New, Borrowed And Blue Accessories For The Modern Bride

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 06.12.2014 | Weddings
Zoey Gulmi

While you've probably already chosen the perfect venue, a photographer to capture your most precious moments, and a wedding dress that's sure to make your groom's heart skip a beat, you may have overlooked one important tradition.

Wedding Registry 101 With Miss USA Erin Brady

Svitlana Flom | Posted 06.10.2014 | Weddings
Svitlana Flom

Recently I had an interesting opportunity to work with beautiful Miss USA, Erin Brady, whose reign is coming to an end this summer to design her wedding registry. Erin and her fiancé are getting married this year.

We Found A PT Cruiser We Wouldn't Be Embarrassed To Be Seen In

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.09.2014 | Weddings

Brides usually don't dream about riding to their wedding in a PT Cruiser -- but that's only because they've never seen a PT Cruiser like this before! ...

8 Ways To Dress Your Bridesmaids In Floral Prints

Posted 06.09.2014 | Weddings

By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com You know your bridesmaids don’t have to wear solid colors, right? Once you’ve accepted that monochromatic brides...

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Betsy Talbot | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

Imagining the romance of Florence is easy enough, but it is easy to get overwhelmed with the number of tourists in this historic and popular city. Take a breath, realize you can't do everything in one trip and focus on making memories that will last long after you return home.

What Mom Missed

Erica Ford | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Erica Ford

When my first daughter started cooing, my heart swelled and I ran to call my mother. The feel of my ribs turning inward on themselves when I remembered she was dead was more than I could bear.

Everything You Need To Know About Buying An Engagement Ring

David S. Bunton | Posted 06.04.2014 | Weddings
David S. Bunton

No matter how much you plan to spend, it is critical to buy a ring from a reliable source with an excellent reputation. Otherwise, you risk overpaying or getting a product with an undisclosed flaw, or a custom design that's not exactly what you had in mind.

Why This Couple Tied The Knot 30,000 Feet In The Air

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.05.2014 | Weddings

Marieke van De Wal thought she was going on a girls-only trip with her sister to the Greek Islands, but in reality, she was headed to her own surprise...

5 Easy Ways To Go Green At Your Wedding

GalTime | Posted 06.04.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

The idea here is to cut down on wasting fuel. Choose a venue that does both the wedding and reception so guests don't have to drive to more than one location.

The Grooms Wore Ted Baker

Marion Winik | Posted 05.29.2014 | Weddings
Marion Winik

For many years I was a freelancer for Brides magazine, writing up weddings at the Museum of Natural History, at exclusive resorts in Cabo San Lucas, o...

The Empowerment of Love

Janet Blair Page | Posted 05.28.2014 | Women
Janet Blair Page

I think we can all agree on the power of love as a force in the world. The word I believe applies to finding love is empower, visualizing and taking full personal responsibility for having the love you want.

Kim Kardashian's Wedding

Susie Sampson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

It is finally here! The wedding we have all been waiting for...or dreading -- Kim Kardashian marries Kanye West in Italy!

5 Different Ways To Say Your Wedding Vows

Natasha Burton | Posted 05.22.2014 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

Vows are, obviously, a big deal. I'd argue that they're actually the most important part of the wedding. For all the couples out there who want to write their own vows... but don't actually want to write their own vows, here are some alternative ideas that will be just as meaningful.

10 Things No One Tells You About The Big Day

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 05.20.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

Bridal magazines and Pinterest boards don't often speak of this, but I will: Your wedding day is one day of your life. Your marriage, God willing, will last longer than one day.

15 Stages Every Groom Goes Through

Posted 05.19.2014 | Weddings

By Jessica Testa for TheKnot.com We already told you the 15 stages every bride goes through when planning a wedding, but what about grooms? The...

7 Reasons to Have a Savings Account for Social Gatherings

MyBankTracker | Posted 05.15.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

If you are not financially prepared, social engagements can leave your finances strained. When you plan and set aside funds for social engagements, you won't have to dip into your emergency fund, your day to day spending account or max out credit cards.

This Disc Jockey's Sketchy Marriage Proposal Rocked

Caurie Putnam | Posted 05.16.2014 | Weddings
Caurie Putnam

He found the perfect spot to propose -- the gardens of the historic Ellwanger Estate in Rochester -- and found a caricature artist who was willing to play along.

10 'Essentials' You Can Take Off Your Wedding Checklist

Natasha Burton | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

Visit any bridal website and you'll likely find a link to it's all-encompassing, all-knowing master wedding checklist -- a collection of all the must-haves and do-tos you need to complete before you can get yourself down that aisle.

What Do You Call Your Mother in Law?

Denise Oliveira | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Denise Oliveira

Knowing what to call your mother-in-law may be easier in families and communities that still have a strong naming tradition.

Getting Married Soon? 10 Smarter Ways to Spend the Average Wedding Budget

MyBankTracker | Posted 07.08.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

The need to make one day memorable has resulted in dress purchases that rival down payments on a car and a catering bill that can easily run into the thousands. One of the most cited reasons for divorce is money woes, which makes this pricey wedding-planning process quite ironic.

Groom's Chance Encounter With Famous Photog Ends Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.07.2014 | Weddings

Imagine this: The day before your wedding, you happen to run into a famous photographer. Being a huge fan of his work, you happen to mention you're ge...

Couple Who Survived Deadly Arkansas Tornado Weds Amid The Wreckage Of Their Home

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.06.2014 | Good News

The deadly Arkansas tornado made Angie Ryall and Randy Wright realize just how short and unpredicatable life can be. So the couple, who planned to...

Wedding Season is Approaching. Here's How to Be the Best Best Man

AskMen.com | Posted 07.05.2014 | Weddings
AskMen.com

So, your buddy's getting hitched. That's great! What's more, he's asked you to be his steward along the path between bachelorhood and matrimony. That's... a different story altogether.