Archive for the year 2013

The Secret to Saving Money on Wedding Gifts


Posted on 13. Dec, 2013 by .

Tweet There’s a certain age you hit – somewhere around five years out of college – where it seems like literally everyone is getting married. Which is wonderful for them, but not so much for your bank account. Of course, a wedding is a momentous occasion and you want to celebrate the bride and groom […]

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Can I Get an Extra Side of Sauce with that Wedding Tradition? Racy Wedding Customs from Around the World

Groom removes bride's garter.

Posted on 13. May, 2013 by .

TweetI was at a wedding recently. Which isn’t that odd, given my age. Sometimes it feels like I might as well block off the next three years of weekends to accommodate all of my friends and relatives getting married. Anyhow, after the ceremony, which was a beautiful outdoor affair, a fairly typical reception, for an […]

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10 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Get Married


Posted on 12. Apr, 2013 by .

Tweet Back when I first saw Susan Piver promote her book, The Hard Questions: 100 Questions to Ask Before You Say “I Do”, on Oprah, I was one of those girls desperately hoping my boyfriend would propose. Now, too many years later, I’ve got a year of marriage under my belt (yep, same guy) and […]

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Top 10 Honeymoon Spots

Pool and Palms - Desroches Island

Posted on 20. Feb, 2013 by .

TweetYour honeymoon is a once-in-lifetime vacation, and while some brides might be happy to just flop down in the sun next to some pool, you have an opportunity to enjoy incredible experiences, people, and destinations that will make your honeymoon so much more memorable. Michael Cottam created TheBigDay honeymoon registry website in 2001; today, he’s […]

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Bridezilla Conundrum: Do You Really Have to Invite Everyone on the Big Day?

Angry Bride

Posted on 08. Feb, 2013 by .

TweetWe all have that one person who is just kind of in our lives — for better or worse. Whether it’s a weird uncle, your best friend’s annoying sister, or the snarky gal you work with, everyone has someone in their lives that they can’t really stand, but are stuck with. Of course, you know […]

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4 Reasons You Should Talk to a Divorce Lawyer before Getting Married

Wedding Rings and Gavel

Posted on 23. Jan, 2013 by .

Tweet No one wants to begin their life with another person by thinking about its potential end.  But, guess what, folks?  Divorce happens to about half of all married couples.  (And if you’re a bridezilla, your odds are likely higher.) Below are 4 reasons even the most splendidly solid couples should seek the advice of […]

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Infographic: Top 10 Engagement Facts and Trends

Top 10 Engagment Facts and Trends Infographic

Posted on 17. Jan, 2013 by .

TweetDid you know that the average cost of an engagement ring in 2011 was $5,130? Find that and more engagement facts facts and trends in this infographic. Source: Simply Bridal.

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