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Ask the Expert: Do I Have to Use My Venue’s ‘Preferred’ Vendors?

Question: I just got engaged and am in the very beginning stages of planning, starting with looking at venues online. I know that if a place […]

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Ask the Expert: Are We Expected to Entertain Out-of-Town Guests?

Question: We have a bunch of guests coming in from out of town for our wedding, some of them a few days before the main event. Are […]

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Here’s What to Tell Your Wedding Guests If You’re Getting Married in Philly On Pope Weekend

Back in January, we started talking about the various headaches that the pontiff’s visit to Philadelphia was going to cause local couples getting married that last weekend […]

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Ask the Expert: How Do We Get Our Guests to Use a Photo-Sharing App?

Question: We are going to use a wedding photo-sharing app so that we can gather all of our guests’ fun pictures from our reception—but what’s the […]

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Ask the Expert: Do We Need to Include Plus-Ones on Our Save-the-Dates?

Question: Our save-the-dates are ready to be mailed, but my fiancé and I haven’t decided which of our guests will be invited with plus-ones. Is it okay to wait to […]

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Ask the Expert: What’s the Best Way to Let Our Guests Know That Our Wedding Date Has Changed?

Q: We had to change the date of our wedding from a Saturday to the very next day, that Sunday—but we’ve already sent out our […]

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Jimmy Fallon’s Horrifying Ring Avulsion Injury Is Another Reason to Make Sure Your Wedding Ring Fits

I was one of the many people in recent weeks who were fascinated to know what kind of finger injury Jimmy Fallon could have possibly […]

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Ask the Expert: How Much Can I Expect to Get Back When Reselling My Wedding Dress?

Q: In figuring out my dress budget, I’m trying to calculate how much I’ll be able to make back on it by consigning it at […]

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Ask the Expert: How Do We Ask Our Guests to Put Their Phones Away During the Ceremony?

Q: We’re fine with people sharing and posting photos during the reception, but we’d prefer they don’t have their phones out during the ceremony. How […]

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Wedding Planners Confess: Here Are Their 15 Pet Peeves

I read this post on Bustle the other day, and chuckled to myself in a it’s-funny-cause-it’s-true kind of way: wedding planners have to deal with […]

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Newlyweds: Follow These 5 Tips for Getting Off on the Right Financial Track

We have called on Beth D’Andrea more than once here at PW, because with her experience as a financial counselor (through her Malvern-based firm, Plumtree […]

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Ask the Expert: Can a Florist Still Do My Centerpieces If They Don’t Include Flowers?

Question: I’m going to have a bouquet for my wedding, so will my bridesmaids, and we’ll probably have some other various flowers for the day, too. […]

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Local Wedding Planner Lynda Barness Tells Us Her Best Stories In Her New Book

If you met a wedding planner at a cocktail party, we’re guessing the first thing you’d ask her wouldn’t have to do with, say, how […]

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Ask the Expert: I Got a Save-the-Date to a Wedding, But No Invitation. What Do I Do?

Q: Months ago, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a save-the-date to a wedding I wasn’t expecting to be invited to, but am quite excited […]

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From Philly’s Love Me Do Photography: 4 Tips for How to Get the Most Out of Your Engagement Session

We’ve been fans of the talented ladies over at Love Me Do Photography for quite a few years now, and have very much enjoyed both […]