Jennifer Rizzuto

PLANNING A WEDDING IN A NEW REALITY
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PLANNING A WEDDING IN A NEW REALITY

Our world has changed – your wedding might have to as well. Everywhere we look, there’s an article telling us what we already know: COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, has altered life as we know it. Never before has our generation witnessed the mass shut down of not only our nation, but […]

Keeping Your Body While Gyms Are Closed
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Keeping Your Body While Gyms Are Closed

You can still get a great, effective workout while in quarantine To say that the current COVID-19 outbreak has uprooted our way of living would be an incredible understatement. “Social distancing” is a term we’ve all grown familiar with. We’re all experts in telecommuting to work (now we have proof all those meetings could have […]

To plug or unplug? The pros and cons of smartphones at your ceremony
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To plug or unplug? The pros and cons of smartphones at your ceremony

Why allowing guests to use their mobile devices is (and isn’t) such a bad idea. Smartphones have made our lives simultaneously easier (great selfies! Internet access anywhere! Order food without talking to anyone!) and harder (your boss thinks it’s cool to text you about work at 10:30pm!). The same goes for how they fit into […]

How to stick to your wedding budget
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How to stick to your wedding budget

Why setting spending limits doesn’t have to mean sacrificing the day of your dreams. Ah, Long Island: where a single day could cost as much as a bachelor’s degree. There’s no denying that our weddings can be very big, very beautiful, and very expensive. With a booming wedding industry and lots of bells and whistles […]

What I wish I knew before my Wedding
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What I wish I knew before my Wedding

Brides of weddings past offer insights into what to expect when it’s your turn to walk down the aisle. While staring into the abyss of your wedding planning notebook, in between trying to schedule trials and coordinate bridesmaid dress fittings, do you ever wish you could look into a crystal ball and automatically know what […]

Bridesmaid gifts they’ll actually love
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Bridesmaid gifts they’ll actually love

Break free from the tried and tired with a spin on the traditional. They’re your squad. Your ride-or-dies. The ones who’ve seen you at your best (like when you walked across the stage for that well earned diploma) and your worst (like when they had to pick you up off the floor of that bar […]