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“I’m Client-Obsessed”: Stephen Mayo Photography Tells the Story of Your Wedding with a Boutique-level Experience
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“I’m Client-Obsessed”: Stephen Mayo Photography Tells the Story of Your Wedding with a Boutique-level Experience

Stephen Mayo Photography emphasizes meaningful connection and creates timeless imagery – from your engagement session until the last dance of the night. It’s vital for any wedding vendor to possess the skills, talent, and professionalism to bring your ideas and inspiration to life. But when choosing a photographer, you’ll want to find that something extra […]

BOLI Mourns the Passing of Long-Standing Member
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BOLI Mourns the Passing of Long-Standing Member

Alex Valerie had been a Bride of Long Island for four years On Sunday August 21st, Bride of Long Island member Alexandria Valerie lost her brave battle against ovarian cancer. She was 30 years old.  Alex had been a member of BOLI since 2018, when she and her now-wife Chelsea got engaged. Founder Heather Cunningham, […]

10 Bachelorette Ideas That Don’t Involve Alcohol
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10 Bachelorette Ideas That Don’t Involve Alcohol

A good party doesn’t have to include gallons of booze and wicked hangovers! Here are 10 bachelorette ideas that don’t involve alcohol. It’s your last fling before the ring, and you can’t wait to gather your best girls to celebrate! While plenty of bachelorette plans revolve around the idea of getting…well, let’s just call it […]

“Let Me Sweat The Small Stuff, While You Soak in That ‘Just Married’ Feeling”: Events by Shannon Offers Knowledge, Passion, and Empathy as You Plan Your Wedding
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“Let Me Sweat The Small Stuff, While You Soak in That ‘Just Married’ Feeling”: Events by Shannon Offers Knowledge, Passion, and Empathy as You Plan Your Wedding

With experience on both sides of the aisle, wedding planner Shannon O’Connor of Events by Shannon is ready to help you curate the wedding day of your dreams. Some brides are totally prepared to handle every intimate detail of their weddings. But for all the brides who’ve been scrolling Pinterest since high school, there are […]

How Do You Address Your Wedding Invitations? Here Are All The Ways
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How Do You Address Your Wedding Invitations? Here Are All The Ways

You’re inviting married couples, non-married couples that live together, couples with children – how do you address your wedding invitations? Here are all the ways! You can’t wait to celebrate your wedding day with friends and family! But as you start putting everything together, you may start to wonder – how do you address your […]

7 Wedding Gown Options That Will Set You Apart
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7 Wedding Gown Options That Will Set You Apart

Classics are classics for a reason! But if you’re looking for a departure from the norm, here are 7 wedding gown options that will set you apart. A-lines, mermaids, and long lacy veils – oh my! There’s no doubt that a traditional bridal wardrobe is gorgeous. And let’s face it: at what other point in […]

What to do When a Wedding Vendor Cancels on You
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What to do When a Wedding Vendor Cancels on You

It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes a dream vendor has to pull out of your big day. Here’s what to do when a wedding vendor cancels on you. We don’t have to tell you twice that wedding planning is stressful. From dress fittings to seating charts to arguing with your future MIL about the color […]

Even More of the Biggest Wedding Myths – Busted
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Even More of the Biggest Wedding Myths – Busted

Planning a wedding? You’re bound to hear a few pieces of advice – and some of it you should totally ignore! Here are even more of the biggest wedding myths busted. From even bridal party numbers to recouping wedding expenses, we’ve busted a fair amount of the biggest wedding myths. But there are plenty more […]

How to Honor Your Step-Parents During Your Wedding
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How to Honor Your Step-Parents During Your Wedding

While they may not be related by blood, step-parents can have a huge impact in your life. Here’s how to honor your step-parents during your wedding. There are certain wedding moments that every parent looks forward to sharing with their children – a father walking his daughter down the aisle, a mother dancing with her […]