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6 ways to beat your inner bridezilla

(BPT) - Having fears on your wedding day is normal and many questions will run through your head; “Did I invite everyone?” “What if I trip in my heels?” “Am I forgetting something?” Out of all the questions you’ll ask yourself, “Am I being a bridezilla?” probably won’t be one of them.

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Thursday 04/30/2015
6 Tips for Planning Your Wedding Photos Like a Pro
Updated: May 01, 2015 - 3:32 am

(NewsUSA) - With everything that goes into your wedding day, those once-in-a-lifetime moments will go by in a blur, which is why hiring a professional wedding photographer is a must. After all, the last thing you should be worrying about is whether your photographer will be able to capture your big day.

Wednesday 03/18/2015
Money-saving wedding-planning tips for any budget
Updated: March 18, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Weddings can be expensive, and most brides and grooms need to establish a budget before they start planning the wedding so they can afford to get hitched. Many couples are now getting married later in life and paying most or all of the costs themselves, so it's important to start budgeting sooner than later.

Domestic bliss: 5 fabulous wedding registry upgrades
Updated: March 18, 2015 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Getting ready to say “I do?” Of all the tasks you’ll do to prepare for your big day, creating your wedding registry will be one of the most fun. It’s your chance to choose everything for your home, from towels and linens to plates, flatware and kitchen gadgets. Be sure to add choices in a variety of price ranges so guests can decide how much they want to spend, while still getting you and your new spouse something you really want. Dream big - in addition to the basics, take this opportunity to ask for premium gifts. Here are a few items any couple would be thrilled to receive and enjoy.

Friday 03/13/2015
Personal style redefines tradition for engaged couples choosing tableware
Updated: March 14, 2015 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. The well-known saying may seem cliche, but the adage defines tabletop trends for spring wedding registries. Engaged couples are steering away from the conventional choices made by their parents' generation. Experts say they are instead opting for personal style over tradition. They’re blending patterns, shapes and colors mixing old and new.

Monday 12/29/2014
7 chapters to create a fairytale wedding
Posted: December 29, 2014

(BPT) - Do you follow tradition or do you tend to blaze your own path? Every bride is faced with this question when it comes to planning her fairytale wedding. And while you may face pressure from friends or family to make one choice or another, try to remember that your wedding day is whatever you make of it. You have the ability to create your own fairytale, and that’s one of the reasons your wedding day may be the biggest and best day of your life.

Thursday 12/18/2014
Wedding trend alert: More couples choose enchanting winter themes
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - The glittering icicles, crisp white snow and a simple unspoken elegance – the wonder of winter has suited weddings well for many years. Today, Disney’s Frozen has renewed interest in winter weddings, with more couples choosing a sophisticated theme that is inspired by the style and storyline of the popular film.

Want to celebrate your marriage? Hold a vow renewal ceremony
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - Your wedding might have been 50 years ago, 20 years ago, or even just last year. Each year on your anniversary, you and your spouse might give each other cards and a special gift. But this year, why not consider renewing your vows?

Pint-sized wedding guests: Yay or nay?
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - It’s one of the most debated aspects of any wedding: Should children be invited? Some argue children add to the magic of the event while others prefer to keep the potential tantrums far from their big day. Ultimately it’s up to the couple to decide what is right for them, and with the proper etiquette, it’s simple to communicate to guests exactly what they want without offending anyone.

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