The who, what, and wear of child attendants, plus flower girl-basket alternatives
say no to photo mistakes
Real brides tell us how their photographers messed up. We tell you how to make sure yours doesn't.
See how to give fave foods like pigs-in-a-blanket a wedding-worthy redo
civil ceremonies 101
If you're not going to the chapel, here's a blueprint for nonreligious vows
money matters: sweeten the deal
Don't let financial issues sour your new marriage
Down-to-earth solutions to your peskiest problems
10 ways a wedding consultant can help
From manager to mediator, this is your go-to gal
the brides guide to music
It can be the most memorable part of your day. We've got cool ideas for traditional dances, the cases for band vs. DJ vs. iPod, A-listers' favorite first dances, and a whole lot more.
There's something seductive and totally cool about cruising. We help you choose what sea to see, tour the new ships on the block, explain shore excursions, and take you into the wild. Also, go beyond the beach in the Caribbean and test some wacky onboard action.
Inject seasonal splendor into your autumn celebration with a cozy color scheme, a hearty menu (s'mores!), and chic touches straight from the forest
between the vines
A culinary-minded couple treated guests to top-notch food and wine at a sunny Sonoma Valley vineyard
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