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15 Stock Photos That Got Wedding Planning SO Wrong

Celebrity<p>loverly ·<p><i>We look through wedding photos all day long, and occasionally come across some really hilarious ones…particularly on stock photo websites. Here are the best of the worst wedding stock photos, in all their stereotypical glory.</i><p>You’re engaged! First things first, you’ll put on your …

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Wedding Planning Ideas, Inspiration, & Wedding Planning Checklist

Get Inspired<p>Browse our beautiful collection of real Weddings, scroll through endless big day inspiration, and read up on the latest tricks and trends.<p>Read The Latest<p>From big day DIYs and details, to helpful how-tos and must-read round-ups, stay up to-date with all the latest wedding trends.<p>Get Your …

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31 Halloween Party Ideas

This awesome link roundup takes care of all your Halloween party planning needs. There are ideas for food, party favors, games, and decorations! My …

Decorations

The Ultimate Date-Night Look For When Your Big Plans Are Staying In

As the temperature begins its seasonal downward slide, sometimes there is nothing more relaxing or satisfying than not going out on the weekend and instead experiencing the joys of a joint staycation. The setting may be more familiar—and certainly more casual—than the average date, but it’s no …

BizBash

Which theme have you always wanted to use for a holiday party? The best responses could wind up in BizBash.

Webinar: Deliver More for Sponsors & Stay on Budget

Register today at bizbash.com/webinars In this webinar, Todd Hawkins of the Todd Group will join BizBash editor in chief Anna Sekula for a …

Fall Party Ideas

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Unique Invitations

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Holiday Party Ideas 2014: The 3 Biggest Themes This Year

With budgets on the upswing and the corporate holiday party now being viewed as a valuable way to boost employee productivity and lift morale, …

Holiday Party Ideas

To help you celebrate your best holiday season ever, we’ve rounded up merry-making ideas for catering, decor, entertainment, and more for any type of …

Darkest Chocolate Crepe Cake

The decorative nuts are dipped in caramelized sugar and hung in bat fashion -- upside down -- so the sugar streams and hardens into the best candy on the block.

4 Oktoberfest Beers You'll Love and Foods to Pair With Them

Certified cicerone (or beer sommelier) Anne Becerra tells us everything we wanted to know about Oktoberfest beers, including the best foods to eat with them and why they work so well together.<p>The caramelized flavors of the malts match perfectly with the sausage's browned edges and crispy skin. …

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Super simple to make, this healthy side dish packs a crunchy, flavorful punch.

Halloween Party Ideas

Brandy Punch

This heady brew is based on Chatham Artillery Punch, a famous libation from Savannah, Georgia.

"One Pot" Meals: A Sneak Peek of Our Newest Book!

We're thrilled to be sharing recipes from our newest book, "One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More." Order a copy -- then, get cooking!<p>How gorgeous are the colors of this beet hash? The entire meal can be prepared in as little as 30 minutes -- and all in one …

How to Celebrate Day of the Dead

Zoe Maya Jones is a chef and culinary instructor who grew up celebrating Dia de los Muertos -- or Day of the Dead -- in her hometown of Cancun, Mexico.<p>What Is Day of the Dead, Anyway?<p>Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a beautiful marriage of whimsy and spookiness. It's a holiday that …

Mind-Blowing Bacon Jam

It’s jam made with bacon. Do you really need any more convincing?

31 Days of Painted Pumpkins from the MSLO Staff

Get inspired by handmade pumpkin designs by Martha Stewart crafters and staffers using Martha Stewart Craft paints!<p>A jewel-toned, geometric masterpiece.

Make Every Day Taco Tuesday with Our 30 Best Taco Recipes

<b>Is is Tuesday yet? Our favorite taco recipes are too delicious to have just one night of the week. Set up a taco bar for a DIY party or serve up shells with any filling you please for a quick weeknight dinner.</b><p>Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Radish Salad<p>Take grilled chicken tacos to new heights by …

Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Don't toss those seeds! With a bit of seasoning and a little honey, you can make a sweet and spicy snack with a satisfying crunch.

5 Lessons We Learned at the Brimfield Antique Show

How-to<p>Alexia Conley ·<p>Last week, we ventured from NYC to Massachusetts for the Brimfield Antiques Show—the largest outdoor antique show in the world. As first-timers, it was touch and go there for a little while…but, after a long day of driving followed by ogling amazing antiques, bargaining with …

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I'm a Guy and I Hyphenated My Last Name When I Got Married

[[opening: Deciding whether or not to change your last name after you get married is a deeply personal decision, and we believe every newlywed should do what's best for him or her. Today, we're featuring the story of one recent couple who decided they'd both change their names. Read on to see how …

Relationships

10 Things You Need to Do After Your Wedding Is Over

The first few weeks after your wedding, it will likely be all you can think about. You'll be on a post-wedding high and won't want to come down. Then one day you'll suddenly realize that you've been married for six months...and there's still a pile of extra wedding favors sitting on your kitchen …

10 Things Wedding Photographers Secretly Wish You'd Tell Them

[[opening: William Petruzzo is a wedding, portrait, and commercial photographer in the Washington, DC area. He is the founder of Petruzzo Photography and the co-founder of ChirpWed, a wedding photography organization that prepares, equips, and supports talented up-and-coming wedding photographers. …

Wedding Band vs. DJ: Which One Is Better?

Ideas<p>loverly ·<p>When it comes to wedding entertainment, most couples opt for music and dancing. But should you hire a DJ or a band to provide that music? How you answer that question may depend on where you live (bands are more prevalent in the South in the US) or just your personal taste (some …

Weddings

20 Fun Date Ideas to Try This Fall

Ah, autumn! There’s just something about this season that has us in the mood for a little romance. If you’re just as excited as we are for sweaters, boots, hot chocolate, and snuggling, read on for 20 fall date ideas you’ll definitely want to try.<p>1. Head to the pumpkin patch and choose pumpkins. …

Decorations

This Mint Wedding Inspiration Shoot is Filled with Southern Charm!

Ideas<p>loverly ·<p>This mint green styled shoot is oh-so-loverly! Photographed by Geni of Pink Owl Photography at Raleigh’s historic Merrimon-Wynne House, it has a charming Southern vibe that we absolutely love. From the beautiful setting and breezy color palette to the oversized bridal bouquet and …

Weddings

This High Wedding Guest's Photobomb Is Hilarious | Loverly | Wedding Planning Made Simple

Celebrity<p>This High Wedding Guest’s Photobomb Is Hilarious<p>Rachel W. Miller ·<p>This couple didn’t have a weed wedding…but that didn’t stop one guest from getting high on their big day. Can you guess which one he is?<p><i>Photo by Aria Photography</i><p>Redditor cc971172 posted this photo with the caption, “So…I …

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