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Marriage

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  • Best Bling for Your Buck: The perfect engagement ring doesn't have to break the bank. Here's how to shop smart

    Best Bling for Your Buck: The perfect engagement ring doesn't have to break the bank. Here's how to shop smart
    Adhering to the rules of the ever-changing economy – i.e., keeping your wallet closed at all times! – can be a damper when you’ve got marriage on your mind. A wedding is a pricey endeavor that, of course, commences with a pricey...
  • Financial Finesse: Before marriage is the best time for couples to get their money lives in order

    Financial Finesse: Before marriage is the best time for couples to get their money lives in order
    Planning a wedding can be an expensive endeavor, and with a life of future mortgages and future college tuition for your kids and your future retirement ahead of you, the sooner you get on solid financial footing, the better. That starts with solid...
  • I have just gotten engaged and I really want to have an engagement party. How soon should we have it? How extravagant does it need to be? Who should we invite?

    Three great questions.  The sooner you get organized the sooner you can celebrate.  And what a wonderful event to celebrate with friends and family! How soon? One rule: the news should be fresh enough to still be exciting, so plan for no later than 3...
  • I have been offered "something borrowed" from just about everyone, how can I choose and not hurt feelings?

    The origin of “something borrowed” stems from the following rhyme: Something old, something new something borrowed, something blue And a silver sixpence in her shoe. Each item in this Victorian-era poem represents a good-luck token for...
  • What is the best way for me to organize all the different aspects of planning for my big day?

    In one word: binder.  It does not have to be fancy, pretty or designer. It does have to be sturdy and high capacity! You can find pre-made planners, but they are generic and you'll end up changing things around anyway to suit your specific needs. So...
  • My mother wants me to wear her wedding dress; how do I refuse without hurting her feeling?

    So let’s just say you have had your wedding dress picked out before you were even engaged, you have been dreaming about your perfect wedding since you were 12, but your mother now wants you to wear her wedding dress. What to do? There are a few...
  • What if it rains on my wedding day?

    They (whoever “they” are) say rain on your wedding day is good luck; well try telling that to the dripping wet bride! Rain on the big day might sound like the worst thing ever but with the right provisions and preparations it doesn’t...
  • Shopping Savvy

    Shopping Savvy
    Brides-to-be these days have no excuse for not saving money, especially on their milestone-day wardrobe. While many brides have sought out deals on designer gowns at sample sales, second-hand stores and online sites like eBay and OnceWed.com, the latest...
  • Reference Check

    Reference Check
    Florists, bakers, caterers, a wedding planner, a photographer, a videographer, a DJ, transportation - the list goes on and on. With so many people to hire, checking references is a necessity. After all, brides want only the best for their big day. But...
  • Style Tips for Saris

    Style Tips for Saris
    When people think of a traditional weddings, they often think of a bride walking down the aisle in a beautiful white gown while guests in dapper suits and formal dresses stand for her procession commenting on how beautiful she looks. But when it comes to...
  • Like A Dog Trying To Eat Soap Bubbles

    Weddings are a lot of work. So much work, in fact, I asked my editor to push the deadline for this column back to the end of the weekend...so I can spend my days off working. Business hours are reserved for angry phone calls and bathroom cry breaks....