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5 questions you should ask your wedding vendors
Your wedding planning checklist likely starts with the dress, but second on the list is usually the venue.
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09-24-2014
 
 
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What should you do if guests don't RSVP?
No matter how hard you work on making your stationery look just right for your big day, there are some instances when wedding invitation etiquette falls by the wayside.
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09-22-2014
 
 
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When it's OK to say 'no' to your parents while wedding planning
Your parents or future in-laws are looking forward to you and your fiance's upcoming nuptials too, but in some instances, a "Momzilla" or an overbearing father may enter the picture.
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09-16-2014
 
 
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6 ways to slash your wedding budget
Now that you're engaged and officially ready to begin the wedding planning process, the first thing you'll need to do is know what kind of budget you and your fiance will be working with.
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09-15-2014
 
 
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Don't believe these wedding planning myths
Weddings have had a long stretch of influence in our history, and over time, there have been a lot of unnecessary rules and urban legends linked to this happy rite of passage.
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09-11-2014
 
 
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What to consider when choosing your wedding color scheme
Not sure where to start when it comes to your wedding colors?
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09-04-2014
 
 
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Six-month checkpoint: Things you should have done by now
Let that excitement fuel your wedding planning, because as you get closer to the date, you will have quite a few projects on your hands.
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08-20-2014
 
 
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Tips for delegating wedding planning tasks
As a bride-to-be, you should understand that no wedding is planned alone. 
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08-19-2014
 
 
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Is it taboo to start planning the wedding before you're engaged?
When adulthood has set in and you are dating seriously (or not), is it taboo to continue setting aside ideas for your future wedding day? 
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08-11-2014
 
 
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5 signs you need a day of wedding planning rest
Don't let the stress get the best of you - know when you need to take a wedding planning break. 
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08-11-2014
 
 
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Pros and cons of having a weekday wedding
While most brides and grooms choose to tie the knot on the weekend, an increasing number of couples are having their nuptials on weekdays.
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07-28-2014
 
 
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The people you need to talk to when planning a wedding
When going through your wedding checklist, be sure you are aware of who you will need to talk to, including your family members.
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07-24-2014
 
 
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Read twice, order once: Why proofreading invitations is so important
In order to get your family to the big day, you must send out wedding invitations. It is of the utmost importance that these have been proofread.
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07-16-2014
 
 
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Know your stationery: Can you identify the different card types?
Though, with more than 10 standard cards listed on your to do list, from wedding invitations to thank you notes, it can be hard to discern what exactly it is you should be choosing to include.
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07-15-2014
 
 
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How to get your guests excited as your wedding day approaches
Guests who are just as pumped as you to go to a wedding will definitely ensure that your celebration will be one that is not forgotten. 
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07-14-2014
 
 
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How to involve guests who didn't make the bridal party cut
Having too many friends can lead to confusion when it comes time to fill in the names of your bridal party on your wedding checklist.
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07-14-2014
 
 
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Out-of-the-box ceremony seating ideas
When going through your wedding checklist, give yourself a breather on both budget and time with these ceremony seating ideas.
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07-11-2014
 
 
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Summer blockbusters that make great wedding themes
From save the date invitations to party favors, a movie is a show-stopping way to make your wedding unique.
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07-10-2014
 
 
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Cute ways to provide shade at your outdoor wedding
Try any of these fun ways to shade your guests at your lovely outdoor wedding.
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06-19-2014
 
 
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The first and last things you should plan for your wedding
You no doubt have a lot of things on your wedding planning checklist, but certain items should be done first, and others should be left for later.
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06-17-2014
 
 
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6 essentials you'll want in your wedding day emergency kit
There are a few things you don't want to say "I do" without: your fiance, wedding dress, rings and emergency kit.
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06-10-2014
 
 
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Small wedding planning details that are easy to overlook
When planning for your big day, it's hard to miss the big stuff, like finding the perfect dress, choosing the bouquet to carry down the aisle and selecting the best venue.
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06-06-2014
 
 
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What to do if it rains on your wedding day
Even if you've planned everything down to the very last detail, sometimes the unexpected can throw a wrench in your wedding day.
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05-27-2014
 
 
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How to stay organized during the wedding planning process
If you are taking on the wedding planning process yourself, it's important that you do everything you can to stay organized.
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05-16-2014
 
 
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The first and last things to do when planning a wedding
After you've shown off your engagement ring to anyone and everyone you see, it's time to buckle down and start putting together your wedding planning checklist.
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05-15-2014
 
 
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5 best wedding registry services
You've ordered your save the date invitations, booked your venues, and are ready to complete the next item on your wedding checklist. Yes, we're talking about creating your wedding registry!
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05-14-2014
 
 
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How to DIY your own bouquet
05-05-2014
 
 
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How to solve wedding 4 etiquette dilemmas
For a few tips on how to gracefully handle situations that every couple must face, take a break from addressing wedding invitations and check out this advice.
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05-02-2014
 
 
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Keeping it together while merging guest lists

Regardless of how you've split up your planning duties, deciding to whom you want to send wedding invitations is a choice you'll have to make together.

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04-21-2014
 
 
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Choosing between a DJ and a band
04-17-2014
 
 
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Wedding budgets increase - yours doesn't have to
According to The Knot's 13 Real Weddings Study, which got input and budget breakdowns from 13,000 recently married couples, the average wedding cost last year was just shy of $30,000. Here are some ideas on how to stick to your budget.
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03-31-2014
 
 
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Wedding bands 101
03-13-2014
 
 
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How to book your wedding venue
03-12-2014
 
 
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Ceremony roles explained
03-11-2014
 
 
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Choosing your wedding party
03-07-2014
 
 
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Dos and don'ts for the perfect maid of honor toast
02-11-2014
 
 
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Staying within your wedding budget
02-10-2014
 
 
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Tips on creating your wedding reception seating chart
02-05-2014
 
 
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Wedding invitation guide: from creating the guest list to sending them out
02-05-2014
 
 
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Tips for creating centerpiece/wedding favor combinations
01-30-2014
 
 
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What should you look for in a wedding planner?
01-29-2014
 
 
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5 kid-friendly wedding favors
01-27-2014
 
 
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Unique wedding menus and place card designs
01-23-2014
 
 
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His and hers wedding favor ideas
01-22-2014
 
 
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Week-before-the-wedding checklist
01-22-2014
 
 
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Tips for writing a best man wedding toast
01-21-2014
 
 
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Should you hire a wedding planner?
01-21-2014
 
 
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How to modernize your heirloom wedding gown
01-15-2014
 
 
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Bridal dress inspiration from the Golden Globes
01-14-2014
 
 
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Winter-themed wedding favors
01-08-2014
 
 
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10 creative first dance songs
01-08-2014
 
 
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5 creative rides to take you from the wedding to the reception
01-08-2014
 
 
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Who should you invite to the bridal shower?
01-07-2014
 
 
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How to pair groomsmen and bridesmaids
01-07-2014
 
 
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How to pick your bridal jewelry
01-06-2014
 
 
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Bridesmaid etiquette 101
01-06-2014
 
 
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How to choose a dress for a winter wedding
01-06-2014
 
 
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Tips on planning your honeymoon
01-06-2014
 
 
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Tips for capturing iconic moments at your wedding
01-06-2014
 
 
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How to design favors that fit your wedding
01-03-2014
 
 
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Who to invite to your rehearsal dinner
01-03-2014
 
 
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Converstation starters for your wedding reception table
01-03-2014
 
 
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Top questions to ask the caterer
01-03-2014
 
 
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Tips for choosing a wedding ceremony venue
01-03-2014
 
 
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How to relax during wedding planning
01-03-2014
 
 
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Wedding dress silhouettes 101
01-03-2014
 
 
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Creative ways to propose to your bridesmaids
01-03-2014
 
 
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Organizing your bridal gown-buying timeline
01-02-2014
 
 
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How to choose bridesmaid dresses without the drama
01-02-2014
 
 
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Top 3 people to take dress shopping
12-17-2013
 
 
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4 tips for matching your invitations to the wedding theme
11-26-2013
 
 
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How to shop for a wedding band
11-22-2013
 
 
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