These are the 5 Types of Food You Should Avoid Eating the Day Before Your Wedding

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We know you’ve been working your butt off to get in dress-ready shape for your Big Day (have you been following any of our fitness and health tips?) and the last thing you want to do in the days leading up to your wedding is sabotage all of your hard work by indulging in foods that’ll make you bloat.

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You’ll Spend All Day On the New Instagram Account ‘The Way We Met’

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Much like HowHeAsked.com before it, there is a new fun, sweet, entertaining and inspiring time suck out there focused on the darlingness of the couples who have contributed to it: The new Instagram account The Way We Met.

The conceit is really simple and totally works: Each picture features a couple—whether they’ve only been dating a few months or have been married for a million years—and the story, in the words of one member of the couple (pre-approved and fact-checked by the other member, we’re sure) of how they met.

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Here’s a Concise List of the Beauty Essentials You Need to Pack for Your Honeymoon

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I’m notorious for being an over-packer: No matter the distance or duration of my trip (whether it’s a quick weekend visit to a friend in Baltimore or a week-long getaway to the Caribbean), I’m constantly traveling with more baggage than necessary. I’m sure many of you can relate.

And while planning out my outfits is always a challenge, my biggest packing downfall is by far in the beauty department. I admit, my daily skincare and beauty routine is entirely too long, and even when on vacation I can’t seem to narrow it down to just the necessities.

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Study: More Women are Keeping Their Maiden Names After Marriage

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According to a study conducted by The New York Times, the trend of women keeping their maiden names after marriage is currently on the rise. The concept first took off during the feminist movement in the 1970s (at a time when state laws required a woman to use her husband’s name to vote, do banking and get a passport), and seems to be making a resurgence in recent years for a number of reasons—career, education and cohabitation all play a role.

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BHLDN is Holding a Sample Sale at the Navy Yard Next Weekend

Tons of pretty gowns will be on major sale for one day only.

Tons of pretty gowns will be on major sale for one day only.

If you’ve been eyeing BHLDN‘s gorgeous gowns but are a bit hesitant to order your wedding dress online (sadly they have yet to open a boutique here in the city), you’re going to love this news: The Philly-based brand is holding its second-ever sample sale at the Navy Yard on Saturday, July 11.

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If Justin Timberlake Is a Guest at Your Wedding, You Just Might Get a Surprise Performance

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Stars; they’re just like us! They, too, have to go to the weddings of their spouse’s college roommates on their summer weekends.

And when they do, sometimes they decide to have a little fun and give the crowd (and the newlyweds!) a thrill by showcasing their talents right in the middle of the celebration—just like Justin Timberlake did this past weekend at the wedding of his wife Jessica Biel’s roomie from Tufts.

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