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Wedding Planning Tips

Sometimes a few tips from a pro are all you need to get back on the right track. Get your wedding planning organized with the advice in these articles.

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10 Wedding Planning Must-dos Before the I-dos

If only it were as simple as picking a china pattern and choosing the boutonnieres. Getting married is a life-changing event, and this glamorous event comes with some not-so-glam to-dos. Have you checked these 10 off your list?


How has the Internet changed the wedding industry?

The marriage of the Internet and the wedding industry has been a match made in heaven — you can plan your entire wedding without leaving your couch. See more »

Big Wedding Blunders

Avoid these wedding blunders to come across as the cool, confident bride you really are! See more »

Wedding Withdrawal: How can you cope after your big day?

Now that you're married, do you miss wearing white so much it's making you blue? Does the absence of the day-to-day stress of planning a wedding make you want to crawl back in bed? If so, you probably have a serious case of wedding withdrawal. See more »

10 Rules Every Bridesmaid Should Follow

Being a bridesmaid is an honor, but it's also a tactical support function that requires some very practical behavior on your part. See more »

Finding the Right Season for Your Bridal Style

There are four amazing seasons in a year, and celebrating the one that resonates with you can help you choose your wedding's theme, color scheme, food and more. We'll help you decide if you're a warm-weather or cool-weather bride! See more »

10 Completely Awful (and Anonymous) Bridesmaid Tales of Woe

Despite the lengthy, detailed planning that goes into a wedding, sometimes there are missteps, mishaps -- even major disasters. See more »

Why Your Wedding Officiant Matters

Orchids or lilies? Carving station or sushi chef? You've given a lot of thought to your wedding, but have you considered the details of your ceremony? The person who pronounces you husband and wife can have a big impact on your vows. See more »

10 Stay-cool Tips for Summer Brides

It's the hottest season -- literally and figuratively! The thermometer reads 98 degrees, and you plan to wow your guests with your slinky gown and luau-themed rehearsal dinner. But you'll have to stave off heat-induced grouchiness, too. Here's how. See more »

To Have, Hold and Hyphenate: Your Married Name

You're attached to your guy, but you're also pretty attached to your name. There's no reason you can't have them both. Whether you take his name, keep yours or hyphenate them, you can express your married identity in a way that's comfortable for you. See more »

What goes under your gown? A Blushing Bride's Foundation Tips

Whether your dress is impossibly slinky and silky, or it's a ball gown with a neck that plunges halfway down your sternum, you've got some undergarment challenges on your hands. These are the wedding day accessories no one talks about. See more »