Wedding Bells 2010

15 Stories • Available June 2010
Wedding Favors

Wedding Favors

If you haven't been to a wedding in a while, you might be surprised by the guest favors. No longer limited to such traditional offerings as matchbooks engraved with the happy couple's initials or J

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Shakin' Up Your Wedding

Shakin' Up Your Wedding

Patrick Dempsey isn't the only man who has found himself on the woman's side of the wedding party. In the movie "Made of Honor," Dempsey's character is asked by his best friend, Hannah, to be her m

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Charitable Registries

Charitable Registries

A bride and groom spend much of their engagement and wedding seasons receiving -- everything from good wishes to parties to gifts -- but a skyrocketing number of couples have decided to balance the

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Tabletop Trends

Tabletop Trends

A dream reception comprises color, and when those ballroom doors swing open, your guests, seating cards in hand, will be dazzled by the color and design of the guest tables. Centerpieces have long

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Music And More

Music And More

When Steve Blahitka stepped onto the stage at his wedding, guests -- who had traveled more than six hours to attend the destination wedding -- knew they were in for a treat. The groom sat at the ba

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Sweetness

Sweetness

Every wedding guest waits for the cake -- and the additional desserts you offer. In years past, when budgets were not constricted by the economy, many brides and grooms offered a wedding cake and a

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Unique Floral Arrangements

Unique Floral Arrangements

For many brides, a dream wedding is awash in a sea of white roses and exotic centerpieces filled with delicate stephanotis, fragrant gardenias and wildly beautiful orchids. Upon the first meeting w

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Wedding Web Sites

Wedding Web Sites

Personal wedding Web sites allow engaged couples to share wedding details with their guests at the click of a button. A bride and groom can not only deliver important wedding information in one pla

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Wedding Emergencies

Wedding Emergencies

Every bride and groom dreams of the perfect wedding, but emergencies can -- and do -- happen. According to RoseLynn Micari-Fiumara of Bridal Reflections salons, common wedding emergencies include

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A Union Of Hearts

A Union Of Hearts

When Desiree Leone and Carolee Stoll got "married" eight years ago, they had to go to Vermont for a small civil union with a justice of the peace; when they came home to New York, they had a barbec

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Bubble Baths And Tranquilizers

Bubble Baths And Tranquilizers

Your wedding day. It's supposed to be the best day of your life, right? So why all the tears, freakouts, panic attacks and bridezilla-esque temper tantrums the morning of the big day? Forget the

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Your Look

Your Look

Preparing for a wedding ceremony may take just as much time as having a baby, says James Tramondo, wedding expert and host of the Style Network's "Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?" "I tell all my client

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To Drink Or Not To Drink?

To Drink Or Not To Drink?

Hosting an open bar at your wedding reception means a good time for guests, but there are special considerations. "Beverages are regularly a sticking point because it can blow a budget if people a

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Gone But Not Forgotten

Gone But Not Forgotten

Dana Marlowe's dad passed away when she was only 12, long before he would have been planning to walk his daughter down the aisle. When Dana did get married, in 2003, she wanted to feel her father's

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Double Reception

Double Reception

Two wedding receptions means twice the planning -- and twice the cost -- but it's a popular option for couples with faraway friends and family who can't make it to the wedding. In fact, more and m

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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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