Brides and Bouquets 2010

15 Stories • Available January 2010
Weddings Packaged To Go

Weddings Packaged To Go

Couples want their wedding days to be totally unique and totally representative of them. They also hope that everything will fall into place without angst or last-minute surprises. Then, of course,

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Dress End

Dress End

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Eloping

Eloping

When they hear the word "elope," many people probably imagine a couple running off to Las Vegas on a whim dressed in jeans and T-shirts and having a quickie wedding. In today's tough economic times

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The Flowers

The Flowers

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Other Than Saturday

Other Than Saturday

Some women start thinking about their dream weddings from a very young age. Especially as a child, the traditional fluffy white dress, white horse and Saturday full of flowers and dancing play big

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Same Old Song And Dance

Same Old Song And Dance

No matter how much time a bride and groom spend planning their wedding, there are bound to be a few things that don't go according to the plan. Some are unavoidable, such as bad weather, the best m

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Second Time Around

Second Time Around

If you're getting married for the second time, that doesn't mean you have to have a second-rate wedding. It does mean, let's hope, that you are a lot wiser and that you will make this event even mo

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Gifts For Wedding Attendants

Gifts For Wedding Attendants

Though generally on the receiving end when it comes to wedding presents, brides and grooms must do some shopping of their own in connection with the big day. Gifts for attendants -- including the m

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International Traditions

International Traditions

Imagine your wedding lasting several days, where you get painted with intricate designs in henna, get ritually bathed, have multiple parties over those days, wear red and ride an elephant to your w

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Say 'i Do' To A Green Wedding

Say 'i Do' To A Green Wedding

Congratulations! You just got engaged with a conflict-free diamond ring, and now you're busy planning your very own "green" wedding ceremony. But before you wiggle into that fairy tale dress of hem

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Dealing With Parents

Dealing With Parents

How's this for an understatement: Planning your wedding is a big deal. You are planning one of the most important days of your life. Your wedding day is a celebration of love and commitment you onl

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The Registry

The Registry

According to a recent report by the wedding authority Web site BrideTide, more than 70 percent of today's brides and grooms set up gift registries at Bed Bath & Beyond, Target or Macy's. However, b

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Blending Religions

Blending Religions

With a little compromise -- and the right officiant -- a mixed-faith couple can design a ceremony rich in tradition, one that reflects their shared values while satisfying families on both sides.

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History Of Weddings

History Of Weddings

Since long before the Book of Genesis in the Bible -- which states, "A man shall leave his father and his mother and cling to his wife, and they shall become one flesh" -- marriage has been a tradi

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The Vows

The Vows

Each segment of the ceremony plays an important role in making a wedding memorable, but it's when the couple faces each other and pledges their love in front of family and friends that's the most e

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Wedding Facts 1

Wedding Facts 1

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Wedding Facts 2

Wedding Facts 2

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Wedding Facts 3

Wedding Facts 3

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