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Disney Announces Weddings Inside the Magic Kingdom

USA TODAY   Arthur Levine   Is marriage on your horizon? Do you love the Disney theme parks almost as much as you love your fiancé? Imagine this fantasy scenario: It’s your wedding day, and you ride up Main Street U.S.A. in Cinderella’s horse-drawn carriage accompanied by bewigged, royal coachmen. A vintage jitney has already […]

8 Signs Your Relationship is Headed for Marriage

Brides Jillian Kramer If you think there’s no sign short of a diamond ring that can point to whether you’re headed for marriage or not, think again. Our experts are here to share eight ways you can tell if your relationship will last a lifetime. YOUR PARTNER ISN’T AFRAID TO CHALLENGE YOU. Constantly butting heads could mean you’re headed […]

6 Signs Your Marriage Will Last a Lifetime

    Cosmopolitan Anna Davies     “When something weird happens, my guy is always the first one I want to text.” –Erin W., Highlands Ranch, CO Seeing your guy as your person – the one you want to share gossip or funny observations with – is essential, say Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz, psychotherapists and authors ofBuilding a Love That […]

Irish Wedding Customs, Superstitions, and Lucky Traditions.

We have all heard the expression “the luck of the Irish”. When a bride begins planning a wedding based on Irish customs, it is very true that much of what she does will be based on trying to bring good luck to the marriage and to shun bad luck at the same time. Irish weddings […]

6 Tips to Not Be an Annoying Couple on Social Media

We spend a good amount of our free time scrolling through Facebook and Instagram, and at least once a day we look at a post that makes us say “Oh god, why?” Everyone knows “that couple,” and you, my friend, are one beautiful new relationship away from sliding down the slippery slope into Annoyingville. (Population: You […]

8 Things You Didn’t Realize Annoy Your Bridesmaids

Annie Gabillet Bridezilla? Who? Me? Of course, most brides want to avoid being high-maintenance. But with all the pressure of planning a wedding, you’re bound to take some of it out on your bridesmaids or simply let things fall through the cracks. In order to be the best bride and friend you can be, we asked […]

The New Rules of Wedding Etiquette

In the world of wedding hashtags, up-to-the-minute status updates and tweets, we bring you the most common social-media-related wedding faux pas—and discuss what to do instead. (You’re welcome.) By Simone Hill If You’re Planning Your Wedding Call your parents before pressing “post” or “tweet” to announce your engagement. Your close friends and family will want […]

At-Home Wedding Reception Planning Secrets

Sentimental? Yes. Simple? Not always. Here’s what you may not know about planning a backyard wedding celebration. When it comes to weddings, there really is no place like home. Maybe your parents have an amazing lakeside house, or Grandma has that perfect country cottage. But odds are your childhood homestead isn’t quite prepared for 150 […]

10 Cold Weather Wedding Tips

by Tara Block   Fall and Winter may not be prime wedding seasons, but really, why not? Sure the weather’s unpredictable, but there are many benefits to planning an off-season wedding. Booking vendors and locations won’t feel like Bride Wars, your guests won’t be suffering from wedding guest fatigue, and each sentimental season offers cozy, romantic settings. The key […]

How to Deal With the Elements of Winter Weddings

White wedding in the forecast? Sounds beautiful — just make sure you’re prepared for the winter weather. By Anja Winikka Dress Appropriately You don’t have to forgo outdoor photos just because you’re getting married in the winter. Just make sure you’re prepared with warm attire to avoid shivering your way through your photo session. Find […]