Jennifer Rizzuto

My Dad Didn’t Walk Me Down the Aisle – and I Survived
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My Dad Didn’t Walk Me Down the Aisle – and I Survived

Weddings are chocked full of two things: traditions and expectations. But remember- it’s your day, and you get to make the decisions. No matter what traditions or expectations those decisions may defy.  A few images come to mind when you hear the word “wedding” – yes, a stressed out bride trying to figure out a […]

How to Celebrate Your Wedding When You’ve Lost a Loved One
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How to Celebrate Your Wedding When You’ve Lost a Loved One

It may be hard to be totally happy when you’re missing someone important to you. But there are ways to keep their memory alive while honoring your new chapter. You’re sure to encounter your fair share of stress during wedding planning (and those guests who return their RSVPs without filling them out aren’t helping matters […]

6 Reasons You Should Go to a Bridal Expo
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6 Reasons You Should Go to a Bridal Expo

Just engaged and don’t know where to start? A Bridal Expo can be a huge help. You’ve been under a trance from that sparkly bling on your finger for awhile now. And while the joy and excitement of being engaged will never falter, eventually you’ll start to realize: you have a WEDDING to plan! Most […]

10 Alternatives for a Traditional Guest Book
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10 Alternatives for a Traditional Guest Book

Looking for a creative way to remember all of your guests? Here are some alternatives for a traditional guest book. The great photos, the dried bouquet, and even the top tier of your delicious cake will all help you to remember the magic of your wedding day. But don’t forget about your guest book! Seeing […]

Not Your Average Photo Booth
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Not Your Average Photo Booth

Get the super glam, Kardashian-inspired photo booth – right here on Long Island! Scrolling on Instagram, you’re bound to see it – in between wedding inspo, ring selfies, and that gorgeous content on the BOLI account (you’re following, right?), you catch a gaggle of Kardashians cloaked in a super sleek black and white filter. Keep […]

Wedding restrictions for COVID-19 return
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Wedding restrictions for COVID-19 return

This article will provide information on the latest mandates affecting Long Island weddings, starting December 13 2021. Unfortunately, many Brides of Long Island will see a few COVID-related mandates be implemented within the next few days. We know that this is not the news you want to hear, and we share in your frustrations and […]

“I’m all about the experience:” WSJ Bartending Enriches Your Wedding Events, One Sip at a Time
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“I’m all about the experience:” WSJ Bartending Enriches Your Wedding Events, One Sip at a Time

From crowd pleasing cocktails to interactive mixology and even drone photography, the team at WSJ Bartending creates an unforgettable experience with every round of “cheers.” Backyard weddings and mini-monies have become increasingly popular, thanks in part COVID-19. But just because your wedding isn’t happening inside a grand hall or a mansion doesn’t mean you can’t […]