Weddings Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

How to be a great bridesmaid or groomsmen - What the Wedding Party needs to know
Is this your first time as a bridesmaid, groomsman, or family member of the engaged couple? Here are the most helpful links on the web to help you through the joys and responsibilities of being an important part of such a special day.

What is the Job of a Ring Bearer?
Your ring bearer's walk down the aisle is one of the highlights of the ceremony. Learn more about his role and how to ensure his part goes smoothly.

Advice, Tips, and Ideas on Bridal Showers or Wedding Showers
If you're throwing a bridal shower soon, you'll want to check out these ideas for bridal shower themes, invitation wording, etiquette, and best of all, tons of bridal shower games.

6 Things to Know If a Friend is Officiating Your Wedding
Thinking about getting a friend to officiate your wedding? Here are the things you'll need to be sure to do, so that your ceremony goes smoothly.

Have Guests RSVP With a Funny Response Card
Funny response cards are a great way to make your wedding invitations casual and fun. Ask your guests to RSVP with one of these funny response cards.

A Meaningful Yet Inexpensive Bridal Shower Gift
In these economic times, when everyone is trying to save money, a bridal shower is a good opportunity to give a meaningful but inexpensive present.

7 Tips for Throwing a Honeymoon Shower
A honeymoon shower is a perfect way to celebrate a bride who has a honeymoon registry. Here are tips and ideas for decorations, music, food.

Non-Traditional Bridal Shower Themes and Ideas
If you're tired of games and boring gifts, host a non-traditional bridal shower. These themes and ideas are aimed at the bride who has everything.

Left and Right Bridal Shower Game with a Surprise
Bridal shower games can be a great way to have fun with women who don't know each other well. This one will bring laughs, and a surprise at the end.

Ethical & Socially Conscious Weddings
Ethical & Socially Conscious Weddings, Wedding Companies that Give Back, Wedding Charities and much more.

Hiring Vendors and Contracts
Information to help in the vendor selection process and navigating the legal and financial implications of a wedding.

Saying Thank You for Your Wedding - Great Ways to Say Thanks
When you're engaged, so many people do incredible things for you. So when it's time to give wedding thanks, you need creative and fun ways to do so. Here's how to say thank you for your wedding.

Ways to save money on your wedding
Tips and ideas to plan a beautiful wedding on any budget.

Wedding Planning for Brides and Grooms
Everything newly engaged couples need for wedding planning. Brides and grooms can get advice, tools, insider tips and more--including engagement etiquette, reception planning, wedding gowns, bridesmaids, and floral arrangements.

Your Wedding Night - Planning for a Magical Wedding Night
Your wedding night can be magical and exciting, but only if you plan ahead. Otherwise it's more likely to be boring or even scary! Here are tips and advice to make your wedding night incredible.

wedding trends - a history of wedding trends
Every year we look at what are the biggest wedding trends and styles. Curious about what was hot in weddings five years ago? Here's where to look.

Wedding Inspiration + Ideas
Wedding Ideas and Inspiration for couples planning their big day.

7 Ideas to Elevate Your Guests' Experience
It's so important to consider your guests' experience when making your wedding plans. Find ways to surprise and delight your guests at your wedding!

Wedding Invitations, Wedding Programs, and Wedding Stationery
Your wedding stationery is not only an important element of your wedding, it's also a perfect memento. Here's information on finding the perfect wedding invitation, wedding invitation wording, creating a wedding program, and other stationery you may need.

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Personalize Your Wedding with Paper
Paper is an affordable and chic way to personalize your wedding. From your save the dates to your signage, paper can make your big day stand out!

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Surviving Wedding Season Without Going Broke
Check out these tips and tricks for surviving wedding season without going broke! Save money on all aspects of being a wedding guest with these tips.

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How to be a great wedding guest
Everything a guest needs to know when attending a wedding. Get advice on wedding gifts, wedding etiquette, and generally what to expect.

Wedding Budget Planning Tools - How to Create an Accurate and Useful Wedding Budget
Your wedding budget is one of the most important guides you'll need when planning your wedding. Here are the checklists, worksheets, and advice necessary to get an accurate and useful wedding budget.

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Summer Wedding Ideas
May through August is the number one most popular time of year to get married. Summer is full of sunshine and warmth which is perfect for weddings.

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A Guide to Figuring Out Who Will Pay for a Wedding
Figuring out who will pay for what can be one of the most stressful parts of wedding planning. Check out this list of who pays for what at a wedding.

Winter Weddings
Weddings in the Winter

Fall Weddings
Weddings in the Fall

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Weddings by Season
Advice for planning the perfect seasonal wedding

Personalize your Wedding with Traditions, Colors and Themes
Here are the steps to making your wedding your own, rather than someone else's vision of it for you. How to create a wedding style, incorporate traditions and religions, choose unifying colors, and more.

The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Thank You Notes
Sending wedding thank you notes is an important task because it lets people know that their time, effort and gifts are appreciated.

Wedding Venues, Locations and Ideal Spots - The Place for Your Wedding
There are so many different places to have a wedding , but how do you choose the perfect ceremony site and reception venue for your big day? If you're considering a destination wedding, how do you decide where to go? This simple guide will help you make one of the most important decisions for your wedding- where to have it.

Stress Management for the Bride and Groom - How to avoid and deal with wedding stress
We all know far too well that engaged couples are STRESSED! Dealing with budgets, and styles, and time crunches and conflicting opinions is enough to make anyone want to elope! Before you pull the plug on your beautiful dreams and plans, check out these pages on stress management, dealing with stressful people, easy fixes and more.

Eloping? Check out this list of Do's and Don'ts
The Do's and Don'ts of Eloping, as told to About.com by destination wedding and elopement experts. Learn more about elopements on About.com.

Should You Elope? We weight the Pros and Cons
Should You Elope? So many times in the wedding process, a frazzled bride will exclaim

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Programs
Wedding programs are one of those little touches that can add a big impact to your wedding day. But what should wedding programs include?

Ideas for Cheap Wedding Flowers
Yes, you can save have gorgeous arrangements without breaking the bank. These cheap wedding flower ideas help you save money without sacrificing style.

Great wedding favors from the gracious host
We've all gotten (and promptly discarded) those wedding favors that have become a cliche. Don't waste your money- check out these links for unusual wedding favors that will show your personality. Your guests will be sure to appreciate your gift, and remember what a great time they had at your wedding.

Wedding Favors: Do's and Don'ts
Don't miss this article all about the do's and don't of wedding favors. Pick and plan for the perfect favors to show appreciation for your guests.

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Tux Shopping
The Top Five Groom Attire Mistakes: What to consider when you're choosing your wedding day suit or tuxedo. Tips for dressing wedding appropriate.

Wedding Attire and Style - Wedding Dresses, Tuxedos, Beauty and More
Looking good on your wedding day is essential! Here's where to find the best wedding dresses, tuxedos, beauty advice and more.

Groom Tuxedo and Style Tips - What a Groom Needs to Know About Tuxedos, Style and More
Some grooms may thing that the fashion decisions for a wedding are only for a bride, and that he just needs to go get a plain black tuxedo and be done with it. But what kind of tuxedo? Will you wear a tuxedo at all? What do you wear for a beach wedding, or informal daytime wedding? Here are some great places get all your groom style questions answered.

Brides Beware: How to Avoid Buying A Counterfeit Wedding Gown
Brides Beware: be careful when shopping for your wedding dress if you're shopping online. Learn how to spot counterfeiters with these helpful tips.

Wedding Gift Ideas from the Traditional to the Unusual - Wedding Gifts
Hot wedding gift ideas and the places to find them, whether the bride and groom are traditional or artsy, formal or casual. From classic Tiffany & Co. to untraditional wedding gifts, you'll find it all here.

The Wedding Reception
Everything you need to make your wedding reception magical, from decor to catering and music to lighting.

Guest Etiquette: When You're Not Invited to the Wedding
Office politics can create some sticky situations, especially when you're not invited to a coworkers wedding- read our advice on how to handle it.

Wedding Reception Timeline
What happens at a wedding reception? Don't miss this wedding reception timeline, including descriptions of what happens during each moment.

Should You Host a Day After Wedding Brunch?
Do you really need a Day After Wedding Brunch? Check out these tips for keeping yourself sane while hosting a day-after brunch!

How to Ask a Friend to Be a Bridesmaid
It's important to make your bridal party feel special. Check out these creative ways to ask your closest friends and loved ones to be in your wedding!

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10 Spring Wedding Ideas To Love
Check out this list of ideas to help you create the Perfect Spring Wedding.

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Survival Guide to Attending an Outdoor Wedding in Summer
Being a guest at a wedding is fun, but melting as a guest at a summer outdoor wedding is not. Here are my top tips for surviving an outdoor summer wedding.

Guide: How Much to Spend on a Wedding Gift
Using the old price-per-plate rule to gauge the cost of your gift is outdated. This article explains the new rules of how much to spend on a wedding gift.

Bridal Emergency Kit Essentials for Your Wedding Day
Be prepared for any mishaps on your wedding day by putting together a fully stocked bridal emergency kit. Check out our list of items to include.

What is a Dowry?
What is a dowry, where did this custom originate and what is its purpose? The definition of a marital dowry and aspects associated with the custom.

Questions to Ask Your Wedding DJ
A wedding DJ is one of very few vendors who can truly make or break your reception. Ask these important questions before you sign a contract.

Guests and The Wedding Ceremony: Etiquette, Vows of Support, and More
You'll be the star of your wedding ceremony, but there also will be a supporting cast of characters: your guests! Here's what you'll need to know about etiquette, involving your guests,and more.

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The best wedding planners, calendars, checklists and tools
The most crucial thing for a newly engaged couple to do is get organized. A good wedding planner will help you figure out month-by-month what you need to accomplish, so that you won't find yourself completely overwhelmed only weeks before the big day. Here are the best wedding planners, checklists, calendars and tools on the NET.

Free Printable Wedding Checklists
A wide variety of wedding checklists, including month-to-month,

Wedding Food - Wedding Cakes, Wedding Menus, Wine and Champagne for your Wedding
You've set a budget, made your guest list, and found a great ceremony and reception site, but you aren't sure what to serve? Here is an easy step by step guide to setting a menu, along with advice on champagne and wine, and of course, the grand finale, WEDDING CAKE.

Wedding Websites - what to put on them & how to create them.
Wedding Websites - what to put on them & how to create them.

Wedding Dresses - Tips for Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress
Shopping for your wedding dress can be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding. But it can also be one of the most stressful parts. Here are tips for finding the perfect wedding dress, examples of stylish wedding dresses, tips on saving money on your wedding dress, and profiles of prominent wedding dress designers.

What Do Wedding Dresses Cost? Budgeting for Your Gown
How much do wedding dresses cost and why are they priced so differently? We break down the factors that play into the cost of wedding dresses.

The Role of Ushers at Your Wedding
Ushers are important members of a wedding party - but what exactly do they do? Learn about the role and responsibilities of ushers at your wedding.

New Wedding Inspiration Tool You Simply MUST Check Out
Aisle Society is a new wedding inspiration platform that is curated by your favorite wedding bloggers to help you get ideas for your big day!

Ways to De-Stress During Wedding Planning
Wedding planning can be stressful, but there are so many ways to mitigate and manage that overwhelm. We share tips for destressing during planning.

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist
A comprehensive list of every task and to-do related to planning your wedding. This amazing Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist will change your life!

Wedding Flowers in Season


Wedding Transportation - Where, When, Why and How
Don't miss this list of tips for deciding what type of wedding transportation is right for your big day, including questions to ask before you book!

The Ultimate Name Change Checklist


How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Date
Choosing a wedding date is a little bit like playing Tetris. Here are the major things you should think about when choosing a wedding date.

Should You Change Your Name When You Get Married?
Somewhere between 60 and 80 percent of brides take their husband's last name when they get married, while only 20 percent keep their maiden names.

The Do Not Play List - What Songs NOT To Play At Your Wedding Reception


Wedding Planning Tips for Grooms
Wedding planning tips and advice for grooms: how to support and help your fiancée in planning your wedding.

What Do You Wear to a Wedding? - Wedding Attire Guide
What do you wear to a wedding? If you're wondering where to start, this guide breaks down proper wedding attire that is appropriate for every type of wedding.

What to Wear to a Wedding as the Mother of the Bride
If you'll be the mother of the bride this fall, here's advice on how to look chic and appropriate and not matronly! Includes pictures and buying guide. Page 10.

What to Wear to a Fall Wedding - Formal Daytime Fall Wedding
Looking polished but not stuffy for a daytime wedding can be tricky to achieve. Here's a great solution, complete with picture and buying advice.

What to Wear to a Fall Wedding - Stay Warm at a Fall Wedding
Worried about being cold at a fall wedding? Wearing a skimpy evening dress means finding a way to be warm without ruining the lines of your dress. Here are three options for staying warm!

What to Wear to a Fall Destination Wedding
Going to a destination wedding in the fall can be tricky. Sometimes there's just not something tropical in the stores. Here's a guide to what to look for, along with pictures and buying guide

What to Wear to an Every Type of Fall Wedding
If you're going to a fall wedding, you'll want to look chic and appropriate. Here are suggestions for what to wear to every type of fall wedding including pictures and buying advice.

What to Wear to a Fall Wedding - Black Tie Optional Fall Wedding
A suggestion for what a wedding guest should wear to an evening black tie optional wedding in the fall, along with picture and shopping information

What to Wear to a Fall Wedding - Casual Evening Fall Wedding
Trying to figure out what's appropriate to wear to a casual evening wedding? Here's a style guide, complete with pictures and buying advice.

What to Wear to a Fall Wedding - Festive Attire Fall Wedding
Festive Attire is one of those wedding invitation phrases that many people don't understand. Here's a suggestion for what to wear to a fall festive attire wedding.

What to Wear to a Fall Wedding - Casual Daytime Fall Wedding
If you're invited to a casual daytime wedding, you'll want to be comfortable and chic. With this season's hottest styles, finding a great look is easy.

What to Wear to a Fall Wedding - Late Afternoon or Early Evening Fall Wedding
If you're invited to a 4 pm wedding ceremony and 6 pm wedding reception, it can be tricky to figure out what to wear. Here's a simple solution that will have you looking fashion-forward and appropriate.

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding When You're Plus-Sized
While formal plus-size dresses still leave something to be desired, here are a few suggestions that are figure-flattering and will make you feel gorgeous.

What to Wear to an Evening Black Tie Church Wedding - Suggestions on What to Wear to a Summer Wedding


What to Wear to a Wedding That Calls for Festive Attire - Suggestions for the Wedding Guest on What to Wear to a Wedding
Suggestions on what to wear to a wedding when the wedding invitation says Festive Attire.

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding: Mother of the Bride
When you're the Mother of the Bride, you want to stand out and feel special, without upstaging your daughter. Here are a few suggestions.

What to Wear to a Formal Daytime Wedding
Suggestions for what to wear to a morning or afternoon wedding that is more formal.

What to Wear to Any Style of Wedding
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What to Wear to a Formal or Dressy Evening Wedding
Suggestions on what to wear to a wedding when you're not sure how formal the wedding will be.

What to Wear to a Garden Summer Wedding
Garden weddings are usually dressy affairs, but ones for which sequined and beaded dresses are simply too much. Strike the right note with these dresses.

What to Wear to a Summer Beach Wedding
Heading to a summer beach or destination wedding? Here are a few suggestions to minimize wrinkling and feel relaxed and easy on the beach.

What to Wear to a Daytime Casual Wedding
Suggestions for what to wear to a summer daytime casual wedding

Wedding Photography: Checklist of "Must Have" Photos
Looking for the ultimate checklist of must-have wedding photos? Don't miss this extensive list of all the most important shots to take on your wedding day.

Wedding Music for Your Ceremony, Bands, DJs & Reception Musicians
Music at a wedding can be something easily not given enough attention. But just as the flowers, dress, and location are crucial to setting the tone, music is a crucial way to convey your feelings, personalities, wedding theme, and to help your guests relax.

Twenty Sweet Songs for Your Father-Daughter Dance
The best and most sentimental song choices for the father-daughter dance at a wedding reception.

Twenty Sweet Songs for Your Father-Daughter Dance
The best and most sentimental song choices for the father-daughter dance at a wedding reception.

Medieval Wedding Dress, Menu, Invitation, and More
Have you always wanted to be a princess in a tower with a knight coming to rescue you? Then the medieval wedding is for you. From finding an appropriate medieval wedding dress to adding those finishing touches, here are some great ideas to make your big day a success.

Medieval Weddings - Medieval Wedding Invitations - Medieval Wedding Entertainment - Medieval Wedding Special Touches
More suggestions on how to make your medieval wedding theme a success - from beautiful invitations to hiring the right entertainers and those extra special touches. Page 2.

How to Marry With a Victorian Wedding Theme
If you've always loved the Victorian era and elegant old-fashioned style, why not have a Victorian wedding? Here are some great tips to get you started.

How many Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Should There Be?
At what point does a wedding party get too large? You may think the more the merrier, but actually there are some important ramifications of a large wedding party that you should consider.

Wedding Themes and Style Inspiration
Selecting a wedding theme is a great way to start planning your wedding. But what theme is right for you?

Gift Ideas for Engaged Couples
Are you engaged and wondering what gift to buy your fiance or fiancee on Valentine's Day? These wedding-related gift ideas are sure to please

Romantic and Inexpensive Valentine's Day Ideas
Looking to do something romantic and special for your Valentine, but don't have a lot of money? Here are some great ideas for celebrating Valentine's Day at home where your sweetheart will feel truly special.

About the Bridget Fonda Danny Elfman Wedding & Marriage
Bridget Fonda & Danny Elfman wed in 2003. Read more for details about the couple's ceremony, marriage and brief biographies of the actress and composer.

About Mary J. Blige's Wedding
Like many celebrities these days, Mary J. Blige opted to wed husband Kendu Isaacs in a quiet ceremony away from the paparazzi circus. Here are the details of their wedding date, including what they wore, what they ate, and which celebrity guest failed to show!

Find a Wedding Dress for Your Body Shape: Tips and Designers for Every Silhouette
Tips from Style Experts on Finding the Perfect Wedding Gown for Your Shape and Body Type

Wedding Registry 101 for the Modern Couple
Wedding Registry 101: What you need to know to create a modern, usable wedding registry

Wedding Sand Ceremony Basics and Special Touches
A wedding sand ceremony is a meaningful addition to your wedding, which leaves you with a long-lasting memento of the commitment you are making to each other. Find out what it is, what you'll need, and special touches to make it personal.

Two Wedding Dresses: The When and Why of This Style Trend
Two Wedding Dresses: Is this recent trend right for you? Tips on how to do it right, maximize your budget, and pull it off fabulously.

A Valentine's Day Meal at Home - Menu and Recipes - Use Seductive Foods to Create a Romantic Valentine's Day Meal
Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine's Day with an easy home-cooked meal, full of seductive foods and aphrodisiacs.

Should You Invite Your Exes to Your Wedding?
Making a wedding guest list is almost always tricky, but figuring out whether to invite your ex- to your wedding is an especially tricky question. Here are the pros and cons of why you should and shouldn't have an old flame around on your wedding day.

10 Fun Marshmallow Wedding Favors
The marshmallow wedding favor is the new cupcake. They're cute, fun, colorful, and very trendy. Here are ten great marshmallow wedding favors you'll love.

William and Kate's Wedding Cakes
The Palace has announced the plans for the royal wedding cakes. Yes, there will be two! One is very traditional, and the other is a bit unusual.

Prince William and Catherine's Royal Wedding Music
When Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton wed, British wedding ceremony music will play an important role. Find out which songs they've chosen to set a romantic and reverent tone

Shortest Celebrity Marriages - Celebrity Relationships
Britney Spears' recent wedding to Jason Allen Alexander may be the record-holder for shortest celebrity wedding. Just hours after tying the knot, they were filing for an annulment. What other brief celebrity weddings are in the running for the title? Read more to find out.

Unity Candle Ceremony and Unity Alternatives
Looking to include a unity candle ceremony or other unity tradition in your wedding? Here is a list of the many varieties of traditions out there, and how to include them in your wedding.

Valentine's Day Proposal Ideas
Looking for a unique way to propose on Valentine's Day? Here are ten original ideas for ways to pop the question on February 14th.

Six More Valentine's Day Proposal Ideas
Looking to get engaged on Valentine's Day? Here are six more ideas for original ways to pop the question. Page 2.

Wedding and Engagement Rings Style Options
Considering buying wedding or engagement rings and confused about where to begin? Here is all the information you'll need, including most common metals, choosing your style, the most durable gemstones, and the 4 c's of diamond buying.

Choosing Your Wedding Venue Questions
When looking at wedding venues, it can be easy to get swept up in a breathtaking view without considering all of the potential complications of a particular site. Before you sign that contract, ask these questions.

First Dance Songs for Weddings
Choosing the first dance song at your wedding can seem like an impossible task. Let our list of popular options inspire you.

Smart Shopping Advice on Wedding Rings
When shopping for a wedding ring, it's easy to be swayed by heightened emotions, idealized examples from movies, and the marketing of the diamond industry. Under such pressures, you might end up with wedding rings that aren't right for you. Before you go shopping, read these tips on how to buy a wedding ring that fits your budget, style, and taste.

Five Michael Jackson Wedding Songs
Michael Jackson's untimely death has the sad silver lining of reminding all of us of how talented he was, and how his music made us feel good. And since a wedding is a time to feel good, it makes sense to play some MJ! He might be best known for Thriller or Beat It, but there are in fact Michael Jackson wedding songs about love and happiness. Here are my top 5 Michael Jackson wedding songs.

Acknowledging the Death of a Parent at Your Wedding
A wedding is a joyous occasion, but when you have a deceased parent or family member, it can be difficult to know how to remember them in a way that won't change the tone of the day. Here are 6 interesting ideas on remembering a parent at the wedding.

Dr. Seuss Inspired Wedding Vows for Fun Weddings
If you're getting married and you're a big fan of Dr. Seuss, you might consider using these silly, rhyming wedding vows.

General Wedding Registry Sites - Comprehensive Wedding Registry Stores
These general wedding registry sites have a variety of furnishings, dinnerware, luggage and more in several price ranges. Most brides will register at one or more general stores (that has locations across country) as well as a specialty store that closer expresses their personality. Guests can look here for easy and traditional wedding gifts that are sure to please.

Engagement - Between the Proposal and the Wedding - Tips and Advice for Your Engagement
Engagement is that special period between your marriage proposal and your wedding. Though it's easy to just focus on your wedding day, there are parties and celebrations, personal changes, and unique opportunities to express love. Here's all you need to know to make your engagement awesome.

Tips and Samples of Wedding Toasts - All About Great Wedding Toasts
If you have to give a wedding toast, be sure to check out this category. From samples of wedding toasts, to tips on writing one, and public speaking tips, everything you need is right here.

Wedding Glossary Terms N Through Z
Definitions of common wedding planning terms from the letter N to the letter Z

Wedding Glossary Terms A Through M
Definitions of common wedding planning terms from the letter a to the letter m.

Destination Weddings - A Guide to Having a Fabulous Destination Wedding
Almost 20% of weddings these days are desination weddings - ones where the bride and groom have to travel to the wedding. Could this be the perfect romantic solution for your wedding? Click here for tips, advice, and planning tools.

Engagement Party Planning Guide - All About Engagement Parties
An engagement party is a fun way to celebrate your engagement and your love for one another months before your wedding day. Here's a planning guide starting with advice on whether you should even have an engagement party, when and where to have one, and tips on making it fun and personal.

Glossary of Wedding Planning Terms - Wedding Glossary of Definitions
This glossary of wedding planning terms will help you if you're confused about bombonieres or unsure if you're supposed to have a nosegay. Here are the basic wedding terms that confuse many people. If there's a word that's not on this list, email me at weddings@aboutguide.com, and I'll add i

Inexpensive Wedding Registries - Register for Affordable Wedding Gifts
These inexpensive wedding registries are great places for wedding gifts that don't cost a fortune. They are perfect for the considerate bride and groom who don't want to ask their guests to spend too much money. You'll find everything from whimsical items to traditional ones at these large stores.

Marriage Licenses and Name Changes - The Legal Aspects of Getting Married
If you're getting legally married, you'll want to make sure you've done things properly so that the wedding is actually legal. That means checking out the legal requirements for marriage licenses in your area. And while you're dealing with legal matters, figure out if you want to change your name and how to go about it.

Marriage Proposals - a guide to popping the question - Engagements
Thinking of proposing marriage? Or just like reading about wedding proposals? Here's everything you need to know - from dos and don'ts, to engagement ring buying advice, to readers' own stories of their engagements.

Picking the perfect wedding date - finding the time of year that's right for your wedding
You've just gotten engaged, now everyone wants to know when the wedding is. How to pick the perfect date? This guide will help guide you through the pitfalls and help you pick the ideal date for you; deciding what time of year, how to deal with holiday weekends, and what the Farmer's Almanac really means.

Wedding Traditions and Customs - Incorporate your culture
Weddings are rituals full of traditions- from the wearing of white, to jumping the broom, to the carrying the bride over the threshold. Ever wonder what some of these traditions mean? Want to incorporate some meaningful customs into your own wedding? Here's all the info you need.

Untraditional and Unusual Wedding Gift Registries
For the untraditional bride and groom, check out these new sites to register for your wedding gifts. From modern art to registering for your honeymoon, you'll find it here.

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Engaged Couples - Presents that Will Please Your Engaged Valentine
Finding a good Valentine's Day gift isn't always easy, especially when you add the pressures of wedding planning, and the need to have the most perfect Valentine's Day ever as an engaged couple. Here are several ideas for a special something to give your sweetheart.

Ideas for Celebrating Valentine's Day when You're Engaged - Valentine's Day for Engaged Couples
When you're engaged, Valentine's Day takes on special meaning. Here are a few creative ideas on ways to celebrate.

Wedding Guest List - Organizing Your Wedding Guest List
Planning a wedding (rather than eloping) is all about getting married in front of your family and friends. But figuring out who goes on your guest list, and how to organize them, can be a daunting task. Here are tips and advice on organizing your wedding guest list.

Wedding Planners - All About Wedding Planners, Consultants, Coordinators, and Managers
Wedding planners can help your engagement be fun and fabulous rather than a chore or a nightmare. Here's what to look for, what they do, and even how much wedding planners cost.

Your Bridal Registry -- The Right Bridal Registry for Your Wedding Style
You're creating a home together - now what do you want to decorate it with? Click here for bridal registry advice, top places to register for every style, frequently asked questions about registering and more. From classic Tiffany & Co. to untraditional choices, you'll find it all here.

Gay and Lesbian Weddings and Commitment Ceremonies - Information for GLBT couples
Are you planning a lesbian, gay, transgender or queer wedding? While all of Weddings.about.com will be useful during the planning process, here is information specifically geared towards your wedding, including what happens during a commitment ceremony, frequently asked questions, places to get legally hitched, other legal advice, and more.

e a Wedding Planner! Information on Wedding Jobs and Wedding Careers
Interested in a new career as a wedding planner? Already a wedding professional who's looking for tips and resources to grow your business? Here are my tips and some helpful links for a great career field.

Bridal Beauty - Wedding Beauty Advice for the Blushing Bride
Every bride wants to be beautiful on her wedding day. While the beaming smile on your face and the joy of your wedding is a good start, here are some tricks and tips to help you along.

The Best Internet Sites for Finding Cute Bridesmaid Dresses
The Internet is the ideal place to shop for bridesmaid dresses--you can email pictures back and forth, find local stores in each bridesmaid's area, and compare prices and styles easily. You'll also find the best advice for choosing the ultimate attire for your ultimate friends.

First steps for the newly engaged couple
Are you a bride- and groom-to-be who are wondering where to start on this confusing wedding planning process? Make this the first stop on your wedding journey- advice, help on getting organized, and how to pick your date and venue.

Today Show Throws a Destination Wedding
For the 5th year, the Today Show is hosting Today Throws a Wedding, where a couple wins an all-expenses paid dream wedding. The only catch? The TV viewing audience gets to pick all parts of the wedding, from the wedding dress to the honeymoon location. This year, the couple will win a destination wedding. Click here to read what happened each week, and a recap of their beautiful wedding.

Valentine's Day Meal at Home - Romantic Valentines Day Menu
Sometimes the most romantic place to have a Valentine's Day meal is at home - particularly when you're trying to save money for your wedding! Here are recipes and tips for the perfect Valentine's Day meal at home.

All About Wedding Cakes - Finding a Wedding Cake Baker, How to Make Your Own Wedding Cake
Wedding Cakes are the grand finale to a reception - so shouldn't they be breathtaking? Here is advice on how to find a wedding cake baker and questions you should ask. If you're interested in making your own wedding cake, or making one for another family member, here is a step-by-step guide to making and decorating a wedding cake.

Wedding Dress Designers - Profiles of Famous Wedding Dress Designers - Vera Wang, Monique Lhuillier, more
Looking for a designer wedding dress? Why not check out these profiles of famous wedding dress designers. Learn everything from how they got started to how much a dress costs and where to find it. Profiles include Vera Wang, Monique Lhuillier and more.

Wedding Invitation Wording - Samples of What to Say on Wedding Invitations
The wedding invitation is the first thing your guests will know about your big day, and likely something they will hold onto afterwards as a memento. Here is advice on wedding invitation wording and etiquette.

Wedding Readings - a library of wedding readings from traditional to unique
If you're looking for a wedding reading, start with this library of wedding readings. There's sure to be the right one for you, whether you're looking for classic and traditional to unusual and unique. Sources range from the Bible to fiction and poetry.

Wedding Vows
Everything you need to know about wedding vows, from a huge directory of free samples of wedding vows, to how to write your own, and even specialized ones for those who want to include their children or for those who are renewing their wedding vows.

William and Kate's Royal Wedding - Details on Prince William and Kate Middleton's Royal Wedding
Prince William has finally proposed to Kate Middleton and so we finally have a Royal Wedding to look forward to. Here are all the details on the proposal, the engagement ring, and rumors about the big day.

Mother of the Bride Fashion
Mother of the Bride Fashion, advice, tips and suggestions

Valentine's Day for Engaged Couples - Ideas for Brides and Grooms Celebrating Valentine's Day
Celebrating Valentine's Day takes on a new meaning when you're engaged. Here are many ways to celebrate your love for one another, cute and original gifts, and even Valentine's Day proposal ideas and a Valentine's wedding theme!

Wedding Programs - Tips, Ideas, and Samples of Wedding Programs
Here's a guide to wedding programs. Do you need one? What purpose do they serve? What should be included in a wedding program? All of these questions answered and more.

Wedding Response Cards and RSVPS - Wording for Response Cards and RSVP Etiquette
Do you know how to word your wedding response cards? Are you wondering if you can ask guests to RSVP online? Do you even know what RSVP stands for? Here are the answers to all your questions!

Wedding Ceremony Music - A Comprehensive Guide to Wedding Ceremony Music
Wedding ceremony music is a vital part of most nuptials. It adds color, meaning, sentiment, and emotion. Make sure you have the right wedding ceremony music for your event.

Unity Candles and Other Unity Ceremonies
Having a unity ceremony at your wedding is a beautiful way to express the commitment you are making to one another, and the new family that you are creating. Here are examples and fresh ideas, from the unity candle to ones you've probably never heard of.

Ideas and resources for the bachelorette party
Ideas and resources for the bachelorette party

Advice and Information for the Bridal Party and Wedding Guests
Advice and Information for the Bridal Party and Wedding Guests on your role in the wedding, etiquette, advice on buying wedding gifts, what to wear, and more!

Celebrity Weddings - Read all about Celebrity Wedding Details
There's something so captivating about a celebrity wedding. They often spend 10 times as much as your average bride and groom - sometimes all that money creates a dream wedding, and sometimes it just creates a trainwreck! Click here to read about celebrity weddings, and what famous people spend their money on.

Your Honeymoon - A Guide to Honeymoon Planning
A honeymoon can be a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Begin your honeymoon planning here, and find information on your honeymoon budget, when to go, where to go, and more.

Wedding Photography - Finding a Wedding Photographer
Your wedding photographs will be the most lasting element of your wedding for years to come. Make sure you capture the most important memories by selecting the right photographer, while working within your budget of course. Once you've selected him or her, here's hints for communicating effectively.

Bridal Showers and Engagement Parties
Everyone knows a wedding is much more than just one event. The typical wedding includes at least three other parties - an engagement party, a bridal shower, and the rehearsal dinner. You might also have bachelor or bachelorette parties, post-wedding brunches, and other parties to add to the fun and festivity of the big day. Here's ideas and tips on being the perfect host at all of these events.

All About Wedding Flowers
Advice on choosing flowers for your wedding, finding a florist, what to do if you're allergic to flowers, and more.

Buying Engagement Rings and Wedding Rings
Your engagement and wedding rings are some of the most important purchases you'll make in your life. Before you buy them, click here to read buying advice, information on diamonds, how to get great deals, what gemstones to avoid, and more.

Your Wedding Ceremony - Orders of Service, Wedding Vows, Wedding Readings and More about Your Wedding Ceremony
Looking for different wedding vow wordings? Need suggestions for readings and songs? Or perhaps you need to know what comes first in the wedding ceremony? Here's everything you need to know from processional to recessional..

What is an Appropriate Gift for a Vow Renewal?
What is the gift etiquette for a vow renewal? Am I expected to give a gift for a vow renewal? What are some good gift ideas for vow renewals?

Ashoka Diamond - Definition and Pictures
The Ashoka diamond gained fame recently when Reese Witherspoon was given an Ashoka cut engagement ring. But what is this cut, and what makes it special?

Non-Cheesy Father Daughter Dance Songs
The father daughter dance is a little bit sappy, but that doesn't mean that you have to choose a trite tune. Here are dozens of non-cheesy father daughter dance songs from every genre.

List of Father Daughter Dance Songs
The father daughter dance is a little bit sappy, but that doesn't mean that you have to choose a trite tune. Page 2 of a two-part series.

Five Ways to Save Money On Your Wedding Flowers
Five cost-saving tips for your wedding flowers. Learn how to save money on your wedding flowers with these five tips!

Creative Wedding Ideas and Wedding Planning Advice
Get wedding planning tips and browse creative wedding ideas from a professional wedding planner. Learn how to plan a wedding as unique as you are!

What Is a Bridal Henna Party?
In many Muslim and Hindu weddings, it's traditional to have a henna party before the wedding. Find out what a henna party is and why it's essential.

Wedding Thank You Note Wording
Don't get stumped writing thank you cards. This article on how to write wedding thank you cards makes it easy with sample notes and wedding thank you wording.

Bride's Side vs Groom's Side - Church Weddings
Which side of the aisle are guests supposed to sit on at the wedding, and why? This article examines the reasoning behind the tradition.

Recessional Definition - what is a wedding recessional?
You may have heard the term recessional when talking about a wedding ceremony, but you may not know what it is, when it happens, and who is involved. Here's answers to all those questions and more.

Addressing a Wedding Invitation to a Doctor
How do you address an invitation to a Doctor and his or her spouse? We answer this common wedding etiquette question.

Giving a Best Man Speech - Do's and Don'ts
Giving a Best Man Speech doesn't have to be scary or intimidating. Using these Do's and Don'ts will keep you on the right track as you craft your heartfelt and humorous message.

Wedding Party Roles and Responsibilities
Check out this guide to who's who in the wedding party, including the roles and responsibilities of each member of your wedding party for your big day and beyond.

Planning a Destination Wedding with a To-do List
Destination weddings are hot hot hot. And while they may be fun and relaxing, they require an extra level of organization. After all, you won't be able to run to the store to pick up a last-minute item, or add someone to the guest list at the eleventh hour. To make sure you are calm and relaxed, use this simple destination wedding checklist to keep yourself organized and on schedule.

Destination Wedding Checklist - 4 to 6 Months Before Your Destination Wedding
Planning a Destination Wedding? Follow this checklist to see what you should be doing 4 to 6 months before your wedding. Help staying organized and on task.

Destination Wedding Checklist -2 to 4 Months Before Your Destination Wedding
Planning a Destination Wedding? Follow this checklist to see what you should be doing 2 to 4 months before your wedding. Help staying organized and on task.

Destination Wedding Checklist -1 to 2 Months Before Your Destination Wedding
Planning a Destination Wedding? Follow this checklist to see what you should be doing 1 to 2 months before your wedding. Help staying organized and on task.

Destination Wedding Checklist -2 Weeks Before Your Destination Wedding
Planning a Destination Wedding? Follow this checklist to see what you should be doing in the last few weeks before your wedding. Help staying organized and on task.

Destination Wedding Checklist -What to do Upon Arrival at Your Destination Wedding Location
Planning a Destination Wedding? Follow this checklist to see what you should be doing when you get to your wedding location.

Engagement Ring - Picking the Right Diamond - Cost, Shape, Clarity, Caret, Color
How big of a diamond do you need? And How much does a diamond engagement ring cost?

Finding the Right Engagement Ring
An illustrated guide to buying an engagement ring, including a comparison of different styles, costs, metals, and sizes. Here are the steps you need to take when buying an engagement ring

Step 2: What's Her Engagement Ring Style?
Finding her engagement ring style

Diamond Engagement Rings Aren't the Only Story: Gemstone Engagement Rings
Diamonds are forever, says the marketing campaign, but other stones are lasting and beautiful in engagement rings as well.

When Buying an Engagement Ring, Consider Diamond Shape.
A classic round diamond solitaire engagement ring is extremely popular (accounting for more than 75% of diamond sales), but that's hardly the whole story in diamonds.

Heavy Metal : Gold, White Gold, and Platinum Engagement Rings
The metal of an engagement ring can affect its style as much as the diamond. Does your future fiancé tend to wear more silver or gold jewelry? Do you like the look of diamonds more against gold or against silver? Here's a description of the most common metals used in engagement rings, and some considerations you might not have thought of.

Finding the Right Jeweler
An illustrated guide to buying an engagement ring, including a comparison of different styles, costs, metals, and sizes. Here are the steps you need to take when buying an engagement ring

Bride Outfits for a Day-After Wedding Brunch
On the day after your wedding, all eyes will still be on you. But after a night of celebration, toasting, and indulgence, you'll also want to be relaxed and comfortable. Here are my suggestions on what to wear.

Tasks and To-do List for the Wedding Day
A wedding day checklist helps to keep the chaos organized. Lists are always useful tools, but especially on your wedding day, you'll want to know that you've accomplished everything you needed to, and packed all of the essentials. This wedding day checklist will help you be on top of those last minute tasks and to-dos.

Cute Idea for Long Distance Bridesmaids
When a good friend or close relative gets married, it's natural that you'd want to help celebrate and throw a bridal shower for them. But what happens if you live far away? Why not throw a bridal shower in a box?

Best Destination Weddings Locations
Wondering where to plan your special day? From an intimate inn in upstate New York, to a chateau in France, and a museum in San Francisco, here are my picks for the most romantic wedding destinations in the world.

History and Origins of Wedding Receptions
What is a reception? Why is the party after a wedding called a reception? This article explains the origins of the wedding reception and today's trends.

Classic Wedding Tradition with Modern Twist
You've probably heard of the tradition,

Symbolize Your Wedding with Something New
When it comes to the tradition of brides wearing something old, new, borrowed, and blue, the something new is usually the easiest part. Most likely you'll have purchased at least one something new as a matter of course. But you can add greater symbolism and luck by using it as a way to symbolize your future together. Here are 10 creative ideas.

Make-Ahead Food for a Bridal Shower
Throwing a bridal shower is a great way to honor your friend, and a great way to make yourself crazy. Keep it simple with this easy, make-ahead bridal shower menu. Nothing needs to be heated or kept frozen, there's no fussy last-minute assembly, and everything is delicious.

Guide to Having a Casual Wedding
Tips on throwing a great casual wedding- what you should wear, where to have it, charming menu ideas and more.

Guide to the Flowers You'll Need
Before you talk to your florist, put together a list of wedding flowers you'll need. It will help focus your discussions, and help you stay within budget!

Wedding vs. Legal Marriage
Is a wedding the same thing as a marriage? Should gays and lesbians denied legal marriage not have weddings?

Bad Wedding Dates for 2010, 2011, 2012
Before you pay non-refundable deposits, or send out save-the-dates, avoid disaster by making sure your wedding doesn't fall on one of these dates.

Tips for Hosting a Great Engagement Party
When your loved ones have decided to tie the knot, it's only natural that you'd want to celebrate them with a fabulous engagement party. Since this isn't just any old party, so be sure you follow these simple rules and tips to make it a success.

Wedding Dress Shopping Tips
Don't miss these wedding dress shopping tips to make your experience easier and stress-free! These tips for wedding dress shopping take out the guesswork of making your decisions.

Holidays, Religious Days and Other Bad Dates
Most of the wedding articles you'll read will tell advice on the best wedding dates to have the best weather and the biggest discounts. What they don't tell you is what the WORST wedding dates are. Here are wedding dates you'll surely want to avoid when planning:

Planning a Rehearsal Dinner
A basic guide to planning a rehearsal dinner, including answers to such questions as

Wedding Readings for Every Ceremony
If you're looking for wedding readings, start with this library of wedding readings for every kind of ceremony, from traditional & religious to unique & fun.

Choosing a Flower Girl and Her Dress
Having a flower girl is a nice way of honoring a young girl in your life and making her a part of your big day. And of course, her cuteness will make your guests smile. Here are tips and advice on choosing a flower girl, preparing her for her role, and finding the precious dress that she'll wear.

Responsibilities of the Mother of the Bride
Congratulations! Your little girl is getting married. But being the mother of the bride (or MOB) is not an easy role – not only is it a big job, but a job that has changed significantly over the years. Here's how to play your role with aplomb.

Tips for a Great Best Man Speech
Writing a best man speech? The pressure may be on, but this best man speech outline and tips will help you write a speech they'll remember forever.

Splurge and Save Smartly on Your Wedding
So many articles tell you how to save money on your wedding, but do you know where to splurge on your wedding? Here's what's really worth the cost, and how to be savvy even while you're splurging.

Asking for Cash Instead of Gifts
the most frequent question I am asked by brides and grooms is

Find the Perfect Songs for Your Ceremony
What will you choose for your wedding ceremony music? This guide to both classic and contemporary wedding ceremony songs will help you make an unforgettable entrance.

Guide to the Etiquette of Vow Renewal
In this world where divorce seems to be the norm, a couple managing to stay together through thick and thin deserves some celebration! If you and your spouse have made it to a significant anniversary, or you just want to have a

Wedding Invitation Timeline Etiquette
An answer to the frequently asked question

Wedding Invitation Etiquette Help
An answer to the frequently asked question,

Wedding Gift Etiquette
An answer to the frequently asked question,

Five Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Dress
Don't miss these tips for saving money on your wedding dress. These cost-saving strategies can save hundreds of dollars on the purchase of your gown.

Your Wedding Budget: Deciding When to Save versus When to Splurge
Figuring out which areas to spend or save on can be one of the trickiest parts of planning a wedding. Don't miss this list of helpful questions to define your priorities.

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Affordable Wedding Dress Designers: Dresses under $2,000
If you're looking for an affordable wedding dress, check out these Affordable Wedding Dress Designers featuring Wedding Dresses under $2,000.

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Affordable Wedding Dress Designers: Dresses under $2,000
If you're looking for an affordable wedding dress, check out these Affordable Wedding Dress Designers featuring Wedding Dresses under $2,000.

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Wedding Day Beauty
Makeup, Hair, Skin and Nail tips to look flawless on your big day.

Romantic Perfumes for Your Wedding Day
If you're looking for the perfect fragrance for your wedding day, don't miss this selection of the top wedding scents for brides!

Destination Wedding Trends
Find out what's trending in the world of destination weddings from the mouths of popular destination wedding vendors and experts in the field.

Flower Girl Outfits for Every Wedding Style
Flower girl fashion for the littlest member of your wedding party. Don't miss these lovely flower girl dresses!

Bridal Shower Invitation - Bride with Long Glove - Top Picks for Bridal Shower Invitations
If Audrey Hepburn were having a bridal shower, this is what her invitation would look like![

Engagement Ring Bridal Shower or Engagement Party Invitation from Zabella Designs
This clever bridal shower or engagement party invitation features a die cut

The Perfect Pair -Bridal Shower or Engagement Party Invitation from Exquisite Papers
Simple, chic, to the point! This pear invitation could be used for any number of wedding-related parties and events, and perhaps even as a wedding invitation. But I love it best for an engagement party.

Tying the Knot Bridal Shower Invitation by Stevie Streck
Stevie Streck has lots of great bridal shower invitations, but my favorite is this fun heart with a knot.

Greetings Island
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

Download & Print
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

CoPrinted
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

Swell & Grand
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

Printable Invitation Kits
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

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Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

Minted
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

The Budget Savvy Bride
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

Wedding Chicks
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

Printable Press
Ten sources for printable wedding invitation templates to save you money on your wedding!

Destination Wedding in Puerto Rico
A destination wedding in Puerto Rico is a pretty miraculous thing. Not only do you get tropical beaches and rainforest, a charming and historic capital city, and great culture but it’s part of the United States (no passport required!) and only a few hours from many US airports. Most people on the island speak English, and the modern infrastructure makes planning your wedding comparatively easy.

Tussy Mussy Definition - Wedding Bouquets
A definition of the term Tussy Mussy, especially as it is used in weddings

Cute Bridesmaids Boxes To Pop the Question To Your Besties
Want to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding in a cute and creative way? Check out this collection of totally doable DIY ideas.

Be My Maid Box
Want to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding in a cute and creative way? Check out this collection of totally doable DIY ideas.

Friendship Roadtrip Through Life Bridesmaids Box
Want to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding in a cute and creative way? Check out this collection of totally doable DIY ideas.

Will You Be My
Want to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding in a cute and creative way? Check out this collection of totally doable DIY ideas.

Bridesmaid Tote Gift
Want to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding in a cute and creative way? Check out this collection of totally doable DIY ideas.

Bridesmaids Lunch Box Idea
Want to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding in a cute and creative way? Check out this collection of totally doable DIY ideas.

Pop Themed Bridesmaids Proposal Box
Want to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding in a cute and creative way? Check out this collection of totally doable DIY ideas.

Katie and Tom's Wedding Details (Tomkat)
Even if you don't normally pay attention to celebrities, you're probably curious about the three-ring circus that Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise's wedding is promising to be. Here are all of Tomkat's wedding details including their romantic castle wedding location, Katie's dress, and more.

Monique Lhuillier - Celebrity Wedding Dress Designer
Move over Vera Wang, there's a new designer-to-the-stars in town. The hot name on everyone's lips right now is Monique Lhuillier. But who is this woman, what are her designs like, and better yet, can you afford them?

Personalize Your Wedding Invitations with Beautiful Printing
10 original ideas for ways to personalize your wedding invitations and make them unique

Bridal Shower Ideas: Pampering at the Spa
While bridal shower games have long been popular, today's bride is often looking for more modern alternatives such as activity-oriented events held outside the home. The most popular of these types is the Spa Shower. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Should You Have a Religious Wedding? A Guide to the Pros and Cons of Having a Religious Wedding Vs. Secular
Are you an interfaith or non-practicing religious engaged couple? Are you agnostic but your family is religious? If you're trying to decide whether or not to have a religious wedding, here are some considerations and possible solutions.

Creative and Personal Wedding Gift Ideas
Don't buy another boring wedding gift! Here are 10 great wedding gift ideas, along with tips on making your present feel personal and unique.

Using Facebook for Wedding Planning Organization
How to use Facebook to organize your wedding planning process.

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What You'll Need in Order to Get a Marriage License
If you're planning to get legally married, there is one thing you mustn't forget – the marriage license. Here's a guide to what you'll need to get a marriage license, including where to apply, what documents you'll need and more.

Funny Wedding Readings - Humorous Poems and Quotes
Funny wedding readings can help keep a ceremony from becoming too serious... or too boring.

Farallon Restaurant - A San Francisco Wedding Venue
Originally part of the Elks' Lodge Swimming Pool, Farallon marries underwater decor, vintage architecture, and modern details to make it one of my top 10 San Francisco wedding venues.

California Academy of Sciences - a San Francisco Wedding Location
Adventurous couples seeking a San Francisco wedding venue should definitely check out the California Academy of Sciences. Not only is there a full museum of natural history, there's also a rainforest, an aquarium, and a planetarium!

Legion of Honor - a Unique San Francisco Wedding Venue
It's one of my top 10 most romantic and unique wedding venues in San Francisco.

Bluxome Street Winery - a San Francisco Wedding Location
San Francisco is a city of contradictions. It's a city known for it's well-preserved history and landmarks, but it's also a town on the cutting edge. Bluxome Street Winery marries that history with modern style. It's one of my top 10 most romantic and unique wedding venues in San Francisco.

Top 10 Best San Francisco Wedding Venues
Finding a wedding venue in San Francisco is easy - there are thousands. But finding a truly romantic and unique venue is a bit harder. Fortunately there are ten that are fantastically stunning. Here are my picks for where to get married in San Francisco.

Foreign Cinema - a Top San Francisco Wedding Venue
My top 10 list of San Francisco wedding venues includes grand mansions and breathtaking views. So you might be surprised to find out it also includes a quirky restaurant that offers dinner and a movie. Find out why this place is such a great San Francisco wedding venue.

Top 10 Best San Francisco Wedding Venues
Finding a wedding venue in San Francisco is easy - there are thousands. But finding a truly romantic and unique venue is a bit harder. Fortunately there are ten that are fantastically stunning. Here are my picks for where to get married in San Francisco.

San Francisco City Hall - San Francisco Wedding Location
City Hall is a classic place for a wedding ceremony, but in San Francisco, City Hall is so gorgeous it's great venue for your reception too. It's one of my top 10 most romantic and unique wedding venues in San Francisco.

Bently Reserve - San Francisco Wedding Venue
If your wedding needs the glamour of the roaring '20s, the majestic Bently Reserve makes for a stunning setting. It's one of my top 10 most romantic and unique wedding venues in San Francisco.

The Maritime Museum - a San Francisco Wedding Venue
The nautical elegance of the San Francisco Maritime Museum make it a great wedding location. But the breathtaking views make it one of my top 10 most romantic and unique wedding venues in San Francisco.

Swedenborgian Church - a Top San Francisco Wedding Venue
This Arts and Crafts church makes a magnificent setting for your San Francisco wedding ceremony and reception. It's one of my top 10 most romantic and unique wedding venues in San Francisco.

Wedding Dress Designer Amsale Aberra
Amsale Aberra is one of the top wedding dress designers in the world, and a true American success story. Find out how this Ethopian designer rose to the top, and details about Amsale wedding dresses.

Step by Step Guide to Making a DIY Orchid Boutonniere - Finish Taping and Secure Lily Grass
How to secure your DIY boutonniere

How to Make an Easy Orchid Boutonniere
A DIY orchid boutonniere with an easy step-by-step guide.

Step by Step Guide to Making a DIY Orchid Boutonniere - How to Store and Pin Your Boutonniere
How to Pin a Boutonniere. Weddings.

Supplies You'll Need to Make an Orchid Boutonniere
The supplies you'll need to make a step-by-step diy boutonniere

How to Wire the Orchid in Your DIY Boutonniere
The first step in a DIY boutonniere is to wire the orchid

Step by Step Guide to Making a DIY Orchid Boutonniere - Bending the Wire
The next step is to bend the wire.

Step by Step Guide to Making a DIY Orchid Boutonniere - Adding a Crystal Accent Pin
How to add a crystal accent pin to your DIY boutonniere

Step by Step Guide to Making a DIY Orchid Boutonniere - Secure Stem With Florists Tape
How to use florists tape to secure your DIY boutonniere

Step by Step Guide to Making a DIY Orchid Boutonniere - How to add greenery to your DIY boutonniere
How to add greenery to your DIY boutonniere

Step by Step Guide to Making a DIY Orchid Boutonniere - How to Trim and Finish
How to trim and finish your DIY Boutonniere

How to Get The Engagement Ring You Want
Think your Honey might be popping the question soon? Here are 5 tips to ensure that you get the ring you really want!

Wedding Night Lingerie - Anything Goes
When you're looking for wedding night lingerie, don't think you have to stick to white nightgowns. Here are some non-traditional and sexy suggestions for your first evening as a married couple.

Wedding Night Lingerie - Agent Provacateur Sexy Bra Set
Wedding night lingerie usually means a nightgown or a babydoll teddy. But since you're probably not actually planning to sleep in it (wink, wink), there's no reason it can't be a racy bra and panty set with matching garter. I love this peekaboo set from Agent Provacateur.

Wedding Night Lingerie - Personalized Mrs. Underwear
If you're changing your name when you get married, it can be fun to surprise your new spouse with some personalized undies on your wedding night.

Wedding Night Lingerie - a Non-Traditional Lace Dress
A sexy lace dress for the bride who's looking for non-traditional wedding night lingerie.