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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Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Day

There's so much to consider when you're planning a wedding: invitations, food, entertainment, flowers and the list goes on. Is a stress-free wedding day possible?


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.

Big Wedding Blunders

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.