| Jan 19, 2011
| 11:58 AM
If you have normal hearing, you probably take for granted the gift of sound. But if you are a guest at a wedding where someone is deaf you realize how much he or she is missing. From the ceremonial toasts at the pre-wedding reception to the ceremony and...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:05 PM
With multiple music-making options at different price points to choose from, selecting the method that’s right for your event may seem a little daunting.
To help get your planning back in tune, here are the upsides and downsides to the three most...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Some days come down to this: the perfect mixture of autumnal sunlight and crispness, the throaty renditions of a jazz quartet, the elegance of dining under a tent - and the backdrop of a red house brimming with historical significance.
For Joan Thorne...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 11:57 AM
From country clubs and rose gardens to museums, beaches, castles and even water parks, how do you decide on the venue for your wedding when there are countless options to choose from?
To help you on your big day way, here’s a heads up on one...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 8:36 AM
What do Gwyneth Paltrow, Amanda Peet, Ashlee Simpson, and my cousin Channie have in common? They all were pregnant brides.
If you Google “maternity wedding dresses,” at least 12 sites pop up. You can learn that model Heidi Klum, who was five...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 11:39 AM
You spend countless hours debating which wedding veil you’ll wear and which shoes you’ll step into – but don’t forget that your bouquet is a bridal accessory, too. You want to be sure your bunch of blooms suits your gown, the style...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:04 AM
Cream cheese frosting or fondant? Classic vanilla cake or coffee with salted caramel filling?? Fresh flowers to decorate your towering tiers, or delicate details made from sugar paste???
When it’s likely to take center stage at your reception and...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 11:41 AM
Lots of couples love the deeply personal nature of writing their own wedding vows, but often find it difficult to sit down and actually spell out how they feel. Sound familiar? This expert advice should help you find the right words.
| Jun 14, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Planning an outdoor summer wedding? Here's what you need to do to ensure everyone is comfortable and happy when it's hot and humid out.
The first important task is to assess your venue for its direct sunlight pattern, says Sharon Naylor, author of...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Tiaras, fascinators, hats and more – headwear is all the rage in wedding attire these days, thanks to England’s über-stylish princess-to-be. Not only does Kate Middleton rarely leave home without something on her head, for her own upcoming...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:04 AM
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....