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Mar 23, 2014

Contribute to Wedding Ideas

Would you like to share your knowledge about Wedding Ideas? Great, find out how you can submit your story or tip here.

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Aug 17, 2013

No Wedding Gifts

My fiancé and I have decided not to have wedding gifts because neither of us has the space to store it. Also, I am leaving for the military (not sure when

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Aug 17, 2013

Asking For Money Wedding Gifts

I live with my future in laws, and we don't need the usual gifts. How can we appropriately ask for gift cards / cash as wedding gifts? Our Thoughts The

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Aug 17, 2013

Wedding Gift For Moving Bride

I am the bride, and I will be getting married in America and leaving to live in Africa. I won't need to take furniture with me, just my clothing. What

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Oct 30, 2011

Cocktail Reception Seating

Is it necessary to have a seat for every person if you are not having a sit down dinner? We are planning an appetizer cocktail wedding reception with

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Oct 13, 2011

West Palm Beach, FL - Brilliance, LLC

Brilliance, LLC 3469 Boynton Beach Boulevard, Suite 3 Boynton Beach, Florida 33436 Contact Person: Jonathon Ohayon Areas Served: Nationwide Phone: (561)369-5551

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Oct 11, 2011

Who To Invite To Wedding And Reception

Hi, My husband is a pastor and our son is getting married. Our church is not large and the bride-to-be has a rather large family (aunts and uncles), but

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Oct 01, 2011

Grooms Cake Question

My son is getting married in the bride's home town. There are a few food items that are unique to our area, and have become traditional fare for birthdays,

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Sep 29, 2011

Wedding Gift From Groomsman

What is the standard for wedding gifts from members of the bridal party given that they have the expense of tuxedos and dresses etc.? Our Thoughts When

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Sep 28, 2011

Wedding Planner Gift

What is a good thank you gift to buy your wedding planner? Our Thoughts Dear Holly, First, always start with a hand written thank you note telling

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Sep 27, 2011

Choosing A Wedding Date

Should the bride and groom collaborate with the families to see if the wedding date suits everyone or not? Our Thoughts Dear Sharon, While it is a nice

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Aug 14, 2011

New Jersey Weddings - NJ Wedding Vendors For Your Big Day

Plan New Jersey Weddings and Find The Best Vendors

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Jul 25, 2011

Wedding Vendor Listing - Get Exposure For Your Wedding Business!

A Wedding Vendor Listing is a great way to get your wedding related business noticed.

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Jul 12, 2011

Paying For Wedding Reception

Does the groom or brides family pay for alcohol at the wedding reception? Our Thoughts Traditional wedding etiquette says that the bride’s family typically

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Jul 12, 2011

Bridal Party Wedding Invitation Etiquette

What is the etiquette for inviting parents of the bridal party if you don't know them or haven’t ever met them? Our Thoughts Dear Susan, If I am reading

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Jul 11, 2011

Post Wedding Reception Gifts

We will be having a destination wedding with immediate family and want to have a post wedding reception with the rest of our extended family and friends.

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Jul 11, 2011

Vintage Wedding Theme Flowers

HEY! I was just wondering if it's an ignorant or extremely contradictory to have pinwheels as bouquets *or mixed in with bouquets* in an inside church

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Jul 06, 2011


Hello! My colors are navy blue (to match my fiancé’s air force dress blues) silver, and white, and I absolutely cannot come up with a good wedding centerpiece.

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Jul 06, 2011

Renewing vows

My husband and I have our 30th anniversary of being together coming up. After living together for almost 10 yrs, we have been married for 20. My ceremony

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Jul 01, 2011

Two Wedding In Two States

Well, we have set the date and our wedding is only 5 months away problem is, my family is from PA and my fiancé’s is from TX. We both come from really

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Jun 16, 2011

Wedding Reception Trees

I'm planning an inside wedding reception for April 2012 and was wondering how much it'd be to get about 5 ft. planted trees to put around the room. It'll

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Jun 15, 2011

Wedding Speech Protocol

At the wedding reception, does a representative of the groom speak first with a representative of the bride speaking last? Our Thoughts It is traditional

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Jun 15, 2011

Father And Daughter Wedding Dance

What is traditional wedding protocol for the father/daughter dance and groom/mother dance? Our Thoughts Dear Anita, Regarding the timing at a traditional

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Jun 15, 2011

Wedding Gifts And Bridal Shower Gifts

If you are invited to the brides shower and the wedding, is it appropriate to purchase two gifts? Our Thoughts Dear Ms. Ann, The short answer is, yes.

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Jun 09, 2011

Wedding Ceremony Before Wedding Reception

My daughter doesn't like being the center of attention, and she is uncomfortable with the thought of 175 people watching her get married. We have a traditional

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May 10, 2011

Mother of the Groom Dress

The mother of the bride insists that it is now the style for both mothers to dress almost identically. We now each have a dress of the same color, same

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May 10, 2011

Sending Wedding Invitations

When should I plan to send my wedding invitations? My wedding day is in June. Our Thoughts Dear Pamela, Wedding invitations traditionally are sent

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May 04, 2011

Red Wedding Dress Question

My fiancé and I got married the end of February at the justice of the peace. We are having a public wedding ceremony September. Is it appropriate to

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May 04, 2011

Steampunk Wedding Theme

Ok, so everything is basically planned for our wedding but what to do about reception entertainment! Our steampunk wedding theme falls into the year of

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Apr 27, 2011

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Napkins

Our son is getting married on May 21, 2011. Of course we are responsible for the wedding rehearsal dinner. We are ordering napkins for the dinner with

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