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'Do We Have to Invite Plus Ones to Our Wedding?'

Wendy Atterberry | Posted 10.21.2014 | Weddings
Wendy Atterberry

While the rules of etiquette are slightly flexible on inviting 'plus ones' for single friends who aren't in serious relationships, they are rigid when it comes to inviting the spouses and live-in partners of guests.

Wedding Tattoos Are Becoming the Hottest New Wedding Trend

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.21.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

It's important to remember that a tattoo -- even a wedding tattoo -- is a permanent thing (unless you end up divorced and spend a lot of money to have it later removed). To choose something that you're not both in love with is a horrible idea and something one of you may likely regret.

Skip The Wedding, Stalk The Hashtag?

Chiara Atik | Posted 10.21.2014 | Weddings
Chiara Atik

It's become somewhat of a Sunday morning tradition: I lie in bed, I scroll through Instagram, I see pictures from the various weddings my friends have attended that weekend, I click on the wedding hashtag, I silently look at 15, 20, sometimes 50 pictures of what is often a complete stranger's wedding. Repeat.

The High Cost of Wedding Fear

Liz Coopersmith | Posted 10.20.2014 | Weddings
Liz Coopersmith

You want to impress your family and friends, and most of all, you want to impress yourself. It's a lot of pressure, and completely unrealistic.

Elvis-Themed Las Vegas Chapel Refuses To Hold Gay Weddings

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.20.2014 | Gay Voices

Some Elvis-themed wedding chapels in Las Vegas are all shook up about the new ruling on marriage equality in Nevada and at least one is refusing to ho...

10 Gorgeous Wedding Bouquets For Fall

Kellee Khalil | Posted 10.20.2014 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

As the temperature drops and autumn sets in, many of summer's most beautiful wedding flowers are no longer in season. But these gorgeous autumn bouque...

It Was Just My Anniversary, But Please Don't Ask Me Which One

Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.20.2014 | Weddings
Ann Brenoff

Weddings and anniversaries seem like one-day events to me. What matters more are the things that transpire on all the other days of the year -- how you treat each other, how you make one another feel, what kind of partnership you have running the show that is your life together.

Why We Both Changed Our Names When We Got Married

Literally, Darling | Posted 10.17.2014 | Weddings
Literally, Darling

Our hyphenated last names reflect that. We remain individuals, while retaining our family history. But we are now part of the same family.

What Do You Value in Your Vendors?

Joelle Duff | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weddings
Joelle Duff

The debate over how much of ourselves we should share online will never go away, regardless of whether or not you are a wedding professional. But is oversharing always a bad thing?

'I Don't Want to Marry My Fiancé'

Wendy Atterberry | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weddings
Wendy Atterberry

Rather than plan a wedding, you'd rather break your engagement. And you should. If you aren't feeling it, you aren't feeling it. But I say go a step further, and just end the relationship.

These Engagement Photos Are (Almost) Too Awkward To Put In A Frame

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.17.2014 | Weddings

Getting engaged is an exciting moment for a couple, and some choose to celebrate the milestone with a photo shoot. However, these engagement snaps,...

There are 99 Problems With Marriage but the Size of an Engagement Ring is Not One

Jenny Triplett | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weddings
Jenny Triplett

There always seems to be a study regarding marriages, the cost of weddings and even divorces. With all of the possible variables that the human factor presents, what seems to be missing is good ol common sense.

Married Couples Reveal What Really Happens On The Wedding Night

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weddings

Before tying the knot, every couple imagines what their wedding night might look like -- some combination of rose petals, champagne and hours of mind-...

Trending: 7 Key Traits Found in Millennial Generation Weddings

Anne Naylor | Posted 10.13.2014 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

If you were born between 1980 and 2000, you are one of the Millennial Generation. It is likely that you will not want the traditional white wedding, but you will want to create your own special marriage celebration.

Judge Approves Jail Wedding For Quadruple Homicide Suspect

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.10.2014 | Crime

Orange is the new white! An Indiana judge says quadruple homicide suspect Kenneth "Cody" Rackemann can marry his fiancee in jail, but he won't be a...

How to Be a Good Wedding Guest

Reflective Bride | Posted 10.08.2014 | Weddings
Reflective Bride

Planning a wedding, though lovely and romantic, can be a very stressful process... and there are a few things you as a guest can do to make life a little easier on the happy couple.

10 Ways to Cut the Costs of Planning Your Wedding

Scott Taylor | Posted 10.09.2014 | Weddings
Scott Taylor

Affording every lust-have is simply out of the window, and we have to start looking at ways to keep our costs down. If you are a couple who wants to be thrifty with your money, here are 10 ways to cut the costs of planning your wedding.

Vows

Vicki Wilson | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Vicki Wilson

Here was my husband, knowing what we know, saying, "Screw the worst. I'm here to love you forever." And I cried because it was from my parents that we were learning that kind of love. It's a heartbreaking lesson. And a beautiful one.

I Regret Having a Wedding

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 10.07.2014 | Weddings
Lindsay Patton-Carson

When it comes to parties, I want my favorite people to show up at a dive bar so we can all drink from cheap pitchers (gin and tonic for me, please) and do karaoke together. I was completely out of my element on this one. Tulle? What's that?

Proof That Lace Is Not Just For Wedding Gowns

Leila Lewis | Posted 10.03.2014 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Lace is one of 2014's most popular wedding trends! Of course it looks amazing when added to a wedding gown, but there are so many other ways to incorporate it into your beautiful day!

Are Intimate "I Do's" Right for You?

Amber Harrison | Posted 10.02.2014 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Even if you are not an A-list Hollywood celeb, the level of privacy around your nuptials is an important thing to consider, even early on, to ensure your day is as reflective (and respectful!) of you as possible.

The Key to Wedding Gratuities - A Primer for Newbies

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.01.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Trying to remember who you need to hand cash to, and how much, isn't something you want to think about on the most important day of your life. And even if you plan ahead to do it, that doesn't mean you'll actually succeed.

3 Perfectly Acceptable Reasons To Say 'No' To Being A Bridesmaid

Joanne Barken | Posted 10.01.2014 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

The answer to this question is, of course, "Yes." Being a bridesmaid for a friend is an exciting and often emotional experience. But while your role is to support the bride as she plans for the big day, certain situations make it completely acceptable to tell the bride "no."

These Bridesmaids Photos Are A Train Wreck, And We Just Can't Look Away

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.03.2014 | Weddings

They say that a bride is supposed to be the center of attention at her wedding -- but, really, how could you ever compete with these bridesmaids? B...

Etsy Wedding Dress Guide: 8 Best Etsy Bridal Boutiques

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 09.30.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

For a fraction of what you would pay at a traditional wedding dress boutique, you could get a handmade, one-of-a-kind wedding gown on Etsy that you'll not only love on your wedding day, but you'll also love looking back on.