Wedding Bells 2020

12 Stories • Available June 2020
9 Ideas For A Frugal (not Cheap!) Wedding

9 Ideas For A Frugal (not Cheap!) Wedding

I get a lot of mail on the subject of weddings. I get stories of joy, tales of woe, great ideas and even a blooper from time to time. In 27 years, I cannot recall a single time I've heard from

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Bachelorette Goodies

Bachelorette Goodies

Last week, I was visiting my parents in the home I grew up in. As always, they sent me home with relics of my youth that they found too precious to part with but no longer wanted cluttering their

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Why Not Marry?

Why Not Marry?

DEAR SUSAN: My mother and I have talked over the same question you asked today. And here's what I've come up with: No. 1: MARRIAGE IS HARD TO GET OUT OF. I grew up thinking my father paid so l

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Fantasy Weddings Have A Real Cost

Fantasy Weddings Have A Real Cost

Dear Readers: While there's a lot of talk about how millennials are creating their own wedding traditions -- from cotton candy bouquets to movie-themed ceremonies -- there's one thing that seems

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Bouquet And Boutonniere Trends

Bouquet And Boutonniere Trends

Walking into the world of wedding flowers can feel like a wild wonderland. So many choices! Which flowers? How many? What style? What color palette to select? And with your budget in mind, will

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Virtual Bridal Showers

Virtual Bridal Showers

Wedding planning involves lots of celebrations along the way to the big day. Bridal showers are a must for many brides. The gathering, typically for women only, is a time for a delightful meal, f

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Embracing Virtual Weddings

Embracing Virtual Weddings

After a year or more of planning the most perfect wedding to celebrate your love, imagine your disappointment when the venue manager calls you to say, "We're closed because of the coronavirus."

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I Do -- Anywhere

I Do -- Anywhere

What is your dream wedding? Is it at a romantic castle? Or maybe it's by the sea? Some couples want to keep family traditions, like getting married in the same church as their parents or grandpar

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A Break From Tradition

A Break From Tradition

The wedding day is one of the most fancy occasions in a woman's life. For nearly 200 years, women have worn white wedding gowns, but that's changing as more women are embracing high fashion, colo

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Picking The Menu

Picking The Menu

Planning a wedding menu can be lots of fun, and it can also be stressful. After all, this meal is the signature dinner party for newlyweds. Most couples try to select a menu that will please t

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Wedding Cake Alternatives

Wedding Cake Alternatives

Let them eat cake! Or cupcakes. Or s'mores. Or pie. Or doughnuts. Or candy. When it comes to wedding desserts, there are no wrong choices. Though 76% of couples still serve a cake at their nuptia

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Dance The Night Away

Dance The Night Away

Everyone dances at weddings, not just the social, outgoing types or the crazy uncles. It's one of the most special parts of a wedding, and the experience just can't be recreated at any other soci

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