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Wedding-Planning Questions That Annoy Grooms

You know what the best thing about having bridesmaids is? You can blab about your wedding all you want to them and they'll be super into it, hanging on to every word you say (or at least pretending to be). Your fiancé, on the other hand, well...don't get your hopes up. It's not that he doesn't …

Do You Have to Honor All of My Parent's Guest List Requests?

<i>Whether you're planning to have a small wedding or a big wedding, deciding who you want to invite can be a little more than overwhelming — especially if you have your parents pressuring you to invite more people than you originally planned. Do you have to indulge all of their requests or is it ok</i> …

Wedding Details Guests Will Definitely Notice

Figuring out where to splurge and save on your big day can be a huge headache. After all, you want everything to be Pinterest-perfect, right? Unfortunately (sorry perfectionist brides!), when you're working on a wedding budget you can't have it all your way. You can, however, choose to spend your …

Weddings

Who Should You Tip? And How Much?

Chances are, you're tossing around money where you shouldn't—and neglecting to tip some of the people who deserve it most! Budget Travel sheds light …

A Healthy, Protein-Packed Salad

• <b>To make the dressing:</b> In a small bowl, mix together grated garlic clove, 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and a pinch …

Bibimbap at Home

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 2 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>Buy thinly sliced beef for this bibimbap recipe at Korean markets, or ask your butcher to cut it for you.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Bulgogi<p>1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>1/3 cup finely grated Asian pear with juices<p>2 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 garlic …

9 Instagram Accounts Every Bride-To-Be Should Be Following

For a bride-to-be, Instagram is a land of untold inspirational treasures. Industry professionals, bridal shops and wedding blogs have carefully curated accounts that are the perfect way to start brainstorming. Follow a few, and your feed will become the place you get your best ideas. We've …

5 Things to Consider When Choosing Your Wedding Destination

What if you and your fiancé have decided that you <i>definitely want to have a destination wedding</i> but you're not entirely sure where? How do you begin planning your wedding? Simple Answer: You can't begin planning a wedding until you have definitely decided exactly where you want to get married.<p>Many …

10 Ways to Cut the Costs of Planning Your Wedding

When it comes to beginning your wedding planning, there is nothing worse than those first few moments when you contemplate your wedding budget. You sit down at the computer, open up a spreadsheet and before long you can a feel an alarming twitch resonating from your purse. Shortly after that twitch …

How to Plan an Outdoor Wedding

<i>There are a ton of advantages to having a wedding outside! Whether you dream of a ceremony under the trees and a bright blue sky, or envision your guests dancing the night away under the stars, it's easy to understand why — natural beauty is always the best backdrop. An outdoor service and/or</i> …

How to Keep Your Wedding Guest List Under Control

<i>Meet our latest real wedding blogger Sarah Knight, personal assistant to Giuliana Rancic at E! Entertainment. Sarah is in the midst of planning her Los Angeles wedding and she's going to share each step of the process. From guest list tips to cake tasting with G while her fiancé is away playing</i> …

Kahlil Gibran Wedding Readings

Couples of all backgrounds and faiths appreciate the romantic inspiration on marriage and love by Lebanese-born author, poet, philosopher, and artist Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931).<p>While his classic book, <i>The Prophet,</i> spiked in popularity in the 1930s and again in the 1960s, some parts of the book have …

13 Dreamy Destination Wedding Details

<i>By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com</i><p>These creative ideas -- and the pros behind them -- used local culture and scenery in amazing ways that take destination wedding décor to a whole new level.<p><b>An Infinity Pool Ceremony</b><p><i>Samuel Lippke Studios</i><p>This idea from wedding planner and founder of Hong Kong-based The …

The Best Wedding Blogs You Might Have Missed This Week

<i>You'd never plan your wedding at work (cough, cough) — but your lunch break is a whole other story! For your #WeddingWednesday lunchtime, we rounded up gorgeous real weddings, pretty style details, and helpful tips from across the web. Our favorite recent wedding blogs feature great ways to inject</i> …

The High Cost of Wedding Fear

<i>The original version of this article appeared on www.thebrokeassbride.com.</i><p>I talk to lots of engaged couples every week, as you can imagine. And, I've watched a lot of you exhibit two very disturbing emotions when it comes to your weddings: fear and shame.<p>It takes me at least a couple of tries to …

The U.S. Chairman of PwC on Keeping Millennials Engaged

Ethan Hill<p><b>The Idea:</b> Young staffers don’t make work their main priority. Moritz explains how his firm motivates them.<p>Sometimes I wonder what my reaction would have been if, as a twentysomething starting out at Price Waterhouse nearly three decades ago, I had been magically transported to today’s PwC.<p>…

5 Things to Communicate to Your Wedding Photographer

Some people think photography is the most important part of the wedding day. The pictures and videos that capture the exact moment you say "I do," exchange your first kiss, and begin your first dance are going to be displayed all over the walls of your home, social media and will definitely be the …

The Best Wedding Blogs You Might Have Missed This Week

<i>You'd never plan your wedding at work (cough, cough) — but your lunch break is a whole other story! For your #WeddingWednesday lunchtime, we rounded up gorgeous real weddings, pretty style details, and helpful tips from across the web. Our favorite recent wedding blogs have one of two things in</i> …

10 Signs You've Found The Perfect Wedding Dress

Finding your perfect wedding dress can be nearly as difficult as finding the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. From ball gowns to bias-cut numbers the options are endless. To help you narrow down the search, we rounded up 10 signs that you may have finally found the one.<p><b>1. You</b> …

The Best Wedding Bouquet Pictures on Instagram

Photos (clockwise from left): Courtesy of Linda Whitten, Bonnie Draper, Kristen Frey Wicker, Full Aperture<p>The soft, tissue paper-y petals of peonies. The vibrant purples of autumnal dahlias. The everlasting classic beauty of white roses. Is it any wonder that wedding bouquets are among our favorite …

Ideas for a Boutonniere Both You and Your Groom Will Agree On

Most brides don't give an overwhelming amount of thought to their groom's boutonniere. In fact, we're sure many of you ladies had simply planned to have your florist pick a bloom from your bouquet and turn it into an accent for your guy's lapel. Sure, these pretty-yet-predictable picks are totally …

Cake Designer Maggie Austin Reveals Her Top Tips

Rock-star baker Maggie Austin's style and skill made her an overnight success with foodies everywhere (including the Obamas!). We're eating up her best tips to get a wedding cake you'll absolutely love.<p><b>Bring a photo of your wedding gown to the first meeting with your baker.</b><p>She can take style cues …

5 Ways to Get the Groom Involved That Won't Feel Like Torture

<i>Owner of Weddings in Vieques, a destination-wedding planning company off the coast of Puerto Rico, Sandy Malone has helped countless couples plan their big day since 2007. Here she shares ways to get your fiancé excited about wedding planning.</i><p>There are some grooms out there who are fully-engaged in …

Common Causes of Pre-Wedding Nerves

Contrary to popular belief, cold feet aren't the only cause of pre-wedding jitters. In fact, most of the time brides couldn't be more excited to marry their significant others. It's the things that are truly out of their control that often get them the most worked up (think feuding family …

Belated Wedding Reception Planning Ideas

<i>Though most couples have their full wedding reception immediately following the reception, it doesn't always happen that way. When a small, private, or destination wedding has taken place, some couples decide to give a party in the weeks following the ceremony to share their happiness with friends</i> …

How to Plan a Late-Night Snack Wedding Menu

We've all been there. You're at a wedding and you've been drinking and dancing for the last three or four hours. The party's winding down and the hunger pangs are setting in and, much to your dismay, you realize you missed dessert and all the slices of cake are gone. Almost in a panic, you're …

Decor Questions You Have to Ask About Your Ceremony Site

<i>Most brides and grooms choose to decorate their wedding ceremony space with some sort of flowers, fans, candles, altars, or garlands. And why not?! As long as the venue or house of worship allows it, adding some pizzazz helps convey your wedding theme and makes guests feel truly at home in a place</i> …

Zebra Popcorn Recipe

• Preheat the oven to 250 F. Place the popcorn into two 13" x 9" pans. Make sure to remove all the unpopped kernels you can find (when they are covered …

Morning Yoga Poses That Will Wake You Up

If you want to establish a consistent yoga practice, one of the first steps is to find the time of day that works best for you and make sure to be on …

Yoga

Tips for Decorating with Rugs

Add a rug to a room that lacks excitement, and problem solved. While that alone is a good enough reason to decorate with a rug, there are many others …