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This Is the Only Acceptable Way to Request a Song at a Wedding

I was at a wedding a few summers ago during peak “Call Me Maybe,” and towards the end of the night, one of my guy friends […]

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On the Evolution of Asking for Cash Wedding Gifts: Meet the New Envelope Registry

Feelings have changed on the whole requesting-cash-for-wedding-gifts thing even since I have been hanging out here at Philadelphia Wedding. I feel like way back when, […]

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Ask the Expert: My Wedding’s in a Few Months. Can I Still Get Any Dress I Want If I Rush It?

Question: My boyfriend and I just got engaged and were actually considering trying to pull this off in a few months—but first, I’m trying to see […]

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Ask the Expert: Can I Send Out Save-the-Dates Before Confirming the Guest List?

Question: We’ve settled on a wedding date, and because it’s in the not-too-distant future, we want to get our save-the-dates out as soon as possible. […]

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Ask These 10 Questions Before Hiring Your Wedding Band Or DJ

We spend a lot of time over here talking about the various things you should be talking about with your various wedding vendors—much of which should […]

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Ask the Expert: I Think the Bride Forgot My Plus One. Is It Okay to Remind Her? 

Question: I was recently invited to a wedding of an old family friend. I’d like to go, but I won’t know anyone else there, and […]

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Ask the Expert: Is There an Age Limit for Flower Girls and Junior Bridesmaids?

Question: I’d love to have my young niece play a role in my wedding, but she seems a bit too old to be a flower girl. Is there a cut […]

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Ask the Expert: A Check We Received As a Wedding Gift Bounced. What Do We Do?

Question: When my husband and I went to deposit the generous checks given to us by some guests as gifts, one of them bounced. We […]

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Philadelphia Wedding’s Editor Is Featured On the Styled Bride!

You know normally, we’re the ones reaching out to the fab peeps in the Philly wedding industry to get their take on things; to ask […]

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Getting Married When Pope Francis Is In Philly? Check Out These Wedding-Planning Tips

If you are getting married in Philadelphia the same September weekend that will see the city play host to Pope Francis’ visit, well, then we […]

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Ask the Expert: Is There a Good Alternative to Bridal Party Announcements?

Question: Neither my fiancé nor I love the whole wedding-party-announcement thing at receptions, but we’re worried that without it, there’s nothing to officially kick the […]

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Ask the Expert: How Do Same-Sex Couples Legally Hyphenate Their Last Names?

Question: My partner and I got married soon after same-sex weddings became legal in Pennsylvania, and we’d like to use a hyphenated combination of both […]

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Should You Sign a Prenup? This Guide Will Help You Decide

Prenups are (obviously) not one of the more romantic topics we discuss here on the blog, but they are nonetheless an important aspect of tying the knot. Whether […]

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Ask the Expert: Can I Turn Down My Friend’s Offer to Contribute Her Talents to My Wedding?

Question: My friend, a graphic designer, offered her services for our wedding invitations as her gift. I’m concerned, though, about getting into an awkward situation […]

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Ask the Expert: Is it Ever Too Late to Send a Wedding Gift?

Question: My friend got married during a time when I was insanely busy and stressed, and I am just now realizing that I don’t think I […]