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Marriage

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  • 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...
  • Declining a Wedding Attendant Invite

    Someone just asked you to be in their bridal party, and you just want to say no because of the expense and/or time involved, you feel like you don’t know the asker well enough, or you simply can’t stand the idea of doing it for the 27th time....
  • Bowing Out, Gracefully

    Having to bow out of being a wedding attendant after you already agreed to do it is never ideal. The etiquette pros from The Emily Post Institute say that backing out for any other reason than a serious economic, health or family crisis, is a "risky move....
  • 'Tis the Season

    Summer Pros: “The weather!” says Christina Friedrichsen, author of “Intimate Weddings: Planning a Small Wedding that Fits Your Budget and Style” (North Light Books, 2004). “If you’ve got your heart set on an outdoor...
  • 'Tango' Time: The Color of 2012

    For bride looking to jump-start their wedding look, orange is in for 2012. Pantone, the global color authority recently selected Tangerine Tango as its Color of the Year for 2012. The color is said to provide an energy boost that allows us to refresh and...
  • Sugar on Top

    Scan the websites of your favorite wedding magazines and bridal blogs and you’ll find scores of stunning cakes accented with everything from fresh flowers and real fruit to crushed hard candies and licorice laces tied in elegant bows. You’re...
  • Man Up

    So, you want a wedding that’s just as much his as yours, but you don’t exactly relish the notion of all the men off in a dudes-only corner playing Xbox. Nevermind the fact that “man cave” was just included in Lake Superior State...
  • Yes, Mom, You Can Help

    Have a potentially overbearing mother-of-the-bride and/or mother-of-the-groom on your hands? Give her something to do with all her nervous and excited energy by doling out specific jobs she can call her own, advises Nora Sheils, owner of Bridal Bliss &...
  • Picking Your Palette

    Want a dreamy, romantic vibe for your upcoming I Do’s? Consider a palette of pale pink and champagne. Just want to have fun? Go for bold pairings of vibrant hues, such as cherry red and aqua. The key thing to keep in mind: the colors you choose will...