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8 Tips for Newlyweds on How to Split Up the Holidays

How did you and your new spouse decide where you’d celebrate Thanksgiving yesterday? Was it a painful process, or did you two exhibit flawless teamwork […]

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Ask the Expert: Do We Have to Serve a Gluten-Free Option at Our Wedding?

Q: I know that it’s standard practice to offer a vegetarian option for the dinner at our wedding, but these days, I feel like everyone […]

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10 Wedding Photographer Pet Peeves You Should Know About

Here’s the thing: wedding vendors very often have super helpful advice and/or tips and/or do’s and don’t’s that would extremely useful for their couples to know—but a […]

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4 Expert Tips for Creating a Custom Wedding Hashtag

Ever since social media basically took over the world, there’s been talk about the role that it should, or shouldn’t, play in the biggest day […]

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9 Tips for Freezing—and Defrosting—Your Wedding Cake for Your First Anniversary 

The Washington Post mused today on whether the whole freezing the top tier of your wedding cake for the purposes of sentimental consumption on your […]

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Why the Most Newlyweds Change Their Names In October, and Tips for Getting It Done 

According to the peeps at MissNowMrs.com—the super smart and helpful website that will make changing your post-nuptial name not a nightmare, no matter what state […]

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Outsource That! Or, How to Tackle Your Wedding To-Do List (and the Local Experts Who Can Help You) 

THE TASK: SHOPPING FOR YOUR HONEYMOON Why Source It Out Because your wedding-day shopping list (you know, that dress?) already runneth over. Who Can Do […]

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Ask the Expert: Are There Any Tips For Getting a Good Sleep the Night Before My Wedding?

Q: I’ve heard many tales about brides who are unable to sleep the night before their wedding and I’m worried that I’ll find myself in […]

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Ask the Expert: I’m Paying for My Bridesmaids’ Hair & Makeup. Do I Need to Get Them Something Else?

Q: I’m going to pay for my bridesmaids to have their hair and makeup done the morning of the wedding. Is it okay to make […]

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Brides: Read These 8 Expert Tips Before You Choose Your Veil

We’ve been talking about our love for the veil for a while now, and continue to be happy in seeing its returns to the wedding-day […]

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Ask the Expert: Do We Have to Provide Transportation From Our Reception to All Hotels Where Guests Are Staying? 

Q: Do we need to provide transportation to and from our reception for both hotels where we have guests staying? Or is it okay to just […]

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Ask the Expert: Am I Expected To Bring A Gift To Every Pre-Wedding Event?

Question: In addition to being a guest at my friend’s wedding, I’ve also been invited to quite a few of the showers and parties that […]

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Ask The Expert: Are Handwritten Thank-You Cards a Must?

Question: I was thinking of typing up a form thank-you letter and then changing it a little to personalize it for each of my guests. […]

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10 Don’t’s for the Mother of the Bride

It’s funny, most of the time, when you’re reading things like—well, this—any trouble that’s being referred to between a bride and a mother is usually […]

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Ask the Expert: What Should I Do If Guests Don’t RSVP On Time?

Question: The RSVP date for my wedding is quickly approaching but I haven’t received as many response cards as I would’ve expected by now. What should I […]