Jennifer Rizzuto

How to Best Use the Winter Holidays for Wedding Planning
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How to Best Use the Winter Holidays for Wedding Planning

Dashing through the snow, making weddings bright! The winter holidays are a great time to check things off your planning to-do list. It’s the most wonderful time of the year (except for your wedding day, of course)! The winter holiday season is a time to gather with family, devour some delicious treats, and defend your […]

What to Do if You’re Under Your Minimum
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What to Do if You’re Under Your Minimum

We expect mostly “yeses” on those RSVPs, but sometimes life gets in the way for our guests. Here’s what to do if you’re under your minimum. There’s no doubt about it – wedding planning is stressful. For many BOLIs, one of the most stressful parts of wedding planning is dealing with RSVPs. From trying to […]

‘Chilla or ‘Zilla? “Dress Code Dilemma”
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‘Chilla or ‘Zilla? “Dress Code Dilemma”

You’re a bride, and brides deserve to have the day of their dreams! But are you being too demanding in your requests? Our bloggers are here to weigh in on real BOLI submissions. “My wedding is planned for June 2023, and we’re going for a tropical, “beachy” theme. I’d like to impose a dress code […]

Why a Thanksgiving Wedding is an Awesome Idea
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Why a Thanksgiving Wedding is an Awesome Idea

Parades, stuffing, and…a walk down the aisle? Why saying “I do” around turkey day will leave you with plenty to be thankful for! Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you have a long list of blessings: a fantastic fiancé, a bridal party that does so much, and that gorgeous bling on your finger! While […]

On One Knee: Asking His Queen at Storm King
Proposals & I Dos

On One Knee: Asking His Queen at Storm King

In Brides of Long Island’s monthly “On One Knee” series, we share the moment where it all begins – the proposal! This month, BOLI Chelsea Minella remembers a life changing visit to an iconic New York landmark. In October 2019, Chelsea Minella and her boyfriend Justin Hillman decided to take a day trip upstate. But […]

What to Do With Your Dress After Your Wedding
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What to Do With Your Dress After Your Wedding

You’ve obsessed over it, altered it, cried in it, and married your best friend in it. But what do you do with your dress after your wedding? The “I dos” have been said, the cake has been cut, and the bouquet has been tossed. Your wedding was one of the best days ever, and has […]

Miss October: An Autumn Shower for the Storybooks
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Miss October: An Autumn Shower for the Storybooks

In Brides of Long Island’s monthly “Miss” series, we profile some of our members’ incredible bridal showers. This month, Deanna Braun Lepage remembers her autumn-filled celebration. The changing leaves, the brewing cider, and the crisper temperatures of October mean more time to cozy up with the ones you love. For BOLI Deanna Braun Lepage, the […]

On One Knee: Painting a Happy Future
Proposals & I Dos

On One Knee: Painting a Happy Future

In Brides of Long Island’s monthly “On One Knee” series, we share the moment where it all begins – the proposal! This month, BOLI Cassandra Monches describes a paint night that turned into a beautiful beginning. On June 27, 2019 BOLI Cassandra Monches joined her boyfriend Gary and their friends for a creatively inspired night. […]

Miss September: Showers of Rosé on a Summer Day
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Miss September: Showers of Rosé on a Summer Day

In Brides of Long Island’s monthly “Miss” series, we profile some of our members’ unforgettable bridal showers. This month, we talked to BOLI Janel Arbasto about what it’s like to live “La Vie en Rosé.” Summer is a season for celebrations, and for Bride of Long Island Janel Arbasto, the summer months will always hold […]