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A Guide to Social Media at Your Wedding

There is much talk these days about social media usage and weddings—and on both sides of the topic. Some people would rather no pictures be […]

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Ask the Expert: For Gifts That Arrive Before the Wedding, When Should I Send a Thank-You Note?

Question: My wedding is not for a couple of weeks but I’ve already received a handful of early wedding gifts. Should I sent thank-you notes […]

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Ask the Expert: What’s the Best Way to Collect Our Guests’ Mailing Addresses?

Question: I’ll soon have to provide our calligrapher with a list of our guests’ mailing addresses, but I only have a handful of them. What’s the best […]

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11 Tips to Avoid Being A Sobbing Mess On Your Wedding Day

We can’t talk about ugly crying without paying homage to the girl who does it best: Kim Kardashian West. She is the queen of the […]

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15 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding, From Real Brides Who Have Been There

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Some of the best wedding advice usually comes from the first-hand lessons of the brides and grooms who […]

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Having an Engagement Party? Don’t Do These 8 Things

Your engagement party is the first of many celebrations that’ll be thrown in your honor in the months leading up to your Big Day, and […]

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5 Wedding-Toast Tips You (and Your Speech-Givers) Need to Know

In this day and age, where wedding toasts are now full-on performances, there’s a whole new kind of pressure for best men and maids (or matrons) […]

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These are the Secrets to Looking Great in Your Wedding Photos

I am notoriously picky about having my picture taken. Just ask my mother (she’ll tell you about the time we drove to Timbuktu to have […]

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For the Groom: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping for an Engagement Ring

These days, we rarely see a ring shopper go ring shopping without even the slightest bit of intel into the shape and style of his soon-to-be […]

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Ask the Expert: How Can I Throw an Affordable After-Party?

Question: We like the idea of having an after-party but it’s not in our budget to have guests frequenting the open bar for several hours after […]

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5 Quick Tips For Creating the Perfect Wedding Website

If you haven’t already created a wedding website, chances are it’s somewhere on your list of to-dos—they’ve become standard among engaged couples these days. We’ve […]

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These 8 Apps Can Help You Save Tons of Money on Your Wedding

There are a lot of apps and websites out there nowadays that aim at making the wedding planning process a tad bit easier—and cheaper!—for all of you […]

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8 Tips to Keep in Mind When Packing For Your Honeymoon

I’ve confessed to you before that packing is not my strong suit, and I’m sure many of you will agree that sometimes it seems nearly […]

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Here’s How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Wedding Guest Complaints

In last year’s Fall/Winter issue of Philadelphia Wedding, we asked you (and our friends, family and coworkers) to share with us the biggest party fouls […]

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6 Reasons Why That Wedding Dress You Tried on Isn’t The One

“When it’s The One, you’ll know it.” We hear that line all the time when a bride-to-be is shopping for her wedding dress. And, in […]