Ask the Expert

Philadelphia Wedding

ASK THE EXPERT: How Can We Acknowledge a Guest’s Birthday at Our Wedding?

Question: Unfortunately, it couldn’t be avoided, and our wedding day is actually on my sister’s birthday. What would be the best way—and time—to acknowledge her […]

Philadelphia Wedding

Here’s How to Phrase a Thank-You Note to a Guest Who Did Not Send a Wedding Gift

If I were to recount the number of stories I have that involve a newly married couple who didn’t know what to do concerning wedding […]

Philadelphia Wedding

Solutions for the 9 Most Awkward Wedding-Guest Situations

The guest list has, perhaps, always been the area of weddings most fraught with difficulty. With awkwardness, with tension, with uncertainty. Making up your guest […]

Philadelphia Wedding

PHOTOS: How to DIY 3 Gorgeous Wedding-Day ‘Dos

I’ve mentioned before that brides who decide to do their own hair and/or makeup make me very nervous: What if they find they’re too excited/emotional/whatever […]

Philadelphia Wedding

ASK THE EXPERT: Should You Send a Wedding Invitation to Someone You Know Can’t Come?

So you may recall the question I posed (kind of to myself) in a post yesterday, though in case not, here is a review: I […]

Philadelphia Wedding

12 Easy-to-Make Wedding Etiquette Mistakes

I read this article on HuffPo the other week when it was published, and hung on to it, because I thought it was a good […]

Philadelphia Wedding

ASK THE EXPERT: Should a Wedding Gift Cover the Cost of the Guest’s Plate?

So very coincidentally, this topic came up for me a few weeks ago when someone was thinking out loud in front of me about how […]

Philadelphia Wedding

You May Tell Your Guests Your Wedding Is Black Tie; You May Not Choose Their Outfits

I don’t know how many of you click in weekly to “Thatz Not Okay,” the weekly “advice” column on Gawker, but last night’s entry (it’s […]

Philadelphia Wedding

STUDY: The More Siblings You Have, the Lower Your Chances of Divorce

Earlier this week, Ohio State University declared that the more siblings you have, the lesser the risk that one day you will get divorced. Wait, […]

Philadelphia Wedding

ASK THE EXPERT: Do We Really Need Wedding Insurance?

Q: We always assumed that wedding insurance was mostly a rip-off, but after last year’s hurricane, we’re reconsidering. Is it worth it? What will it […]

Philadelphia Wedding

ASK THE EXPERT: Who Pays for the Honeymoon?

Q: My fiancé and I assumed we’d be paying for the honeymoon ourselves, but people have mentioned that the groom’s parents traditionally pay for it. […]

Philadelphia Wedding

9 Ways to Avoid the Post-Wedding Blues

While it’s no fun to think about the idea of feeling down after the excitement of your wedding is all said and done—and while right […]

Philadelphia Wedding

10 Wedding Weight-Loss Tips For Brides

I don’t usually watch The Lookout, ABC’s primetime news show dedicated to the consumer, because they do a lot of those undercover reporting things where […]

Philadelphia Wedding

Get Wedding-Ready Abs With These 3 Exercises and 3 Foods

Fact: Good posture comes from your core. Horsham Athletic Club‘s Jewel Kessler offers three abs-shredding moves for posture-perfect pics on your wedding day and beyond […]

Philadelphia Wedding

Gifts Worth Thousands Stolen From Wedding in Montgomery County

You may have heard on the news last night that a couple who had just tied the knot at the William Penn Inn in Lower […]