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Peace, Love & Diamonds! Brides of Long Island Hits 20,000 Members.
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Peace, Love & Diamonds! Brides of Long Island Hits 20,000 Members.

What started as a small Facebook group has turned into a mighty sisterhood. We did it! The Brides of Long Island Facebook group has hit yet another milestone – 20,000 members! In just six years, the small group that founder Heather Cunningham started during her own wedding planning has transformed into a safe community and […]

35 of the Best Photo & Video Vendors on Long Island
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35 of the Best Photo & Video Vendors on Long Island

Any one of these photo or video vendors will create great wedding memories. The photographer and/or videographer is one of the most important vendors you will work with during your wedding. They will be documenting your big day so you can look back on the best day of your life with fond memories. So, it’s […]

Black Friday Wedding Shopping Guide
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Black Friday Wedding Shopping Guide

Wedding planning can get expensive pretty quickly. Why not take advantage of Black Friday sales to save some extra cash? As the holidays approach, the bills can add up, especially if you’re planning a wedding. But the holidays are actually the perfect time to shop for your wedding! Stores run huge sales on Black Friday […]

16 Unique Bridal Shower Ideas
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16 Unique Bridal Shower Ideas

Tired of the same old wishing well shower at a restaurant or your mom’s house? These unique ideas are sure to keep your guests talking. Whether you are planning your own bridal shower, or someone else is (ie. your bride tribe or mother), it doesn’t have to be a traditional gathering where everyone “oohs and […]

16 Must-Have Photos with Your Bridesmaids
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16 Must-Have Photos with Your Bridesmaids

Have fun with your besties with these photos on your wedding day. There are so many must-have photos when it comes to your wedding day. After family group shots and standard couple photos, it might be easy for you to forget to have fun with your bride tribe. When you meet with your photographer to […]

Mrs. October: A Hurricane on Her Wedding Day Didn’t Phase This BOLI
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Mrs. October: A Hurricane on Her Wedding Day Didn’t Phase This BOLI

In Brides of Long Island’s Monthly “Mrs.” series, we profile some of our members’ unforgettable weddings. This month, we spoke with Shana Power about her wedding at Sea Cliff Manor and why it’s important to ask venues about tents! When Shana and Conor Power started dating in high school, they never imagined they’d be saying […]

29 Items to Pack for Your Night Before the Wedding Bag
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29 Items to Pack for Your Night Before the Wedding Bag

Staying at a hotel the night before your wedding? Make sure you have these items in your overnight bag. As if you don’t have enough to worry about the few days leading up to your wedding – If you’re staying in a hotel the night before the big day, you need to worry about packing!! […]

Not Following Wedding Traditions and How I Stood My Ground
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Not Following Wedding Traditions and How I Stood My Ground

It doesn’t matter how many people before you did something, if you don’t want to do it, that’s OK. As if wedding planning wasn’t stressful enough, when you throw in everyone else’s opinions on what you should and shouldn’t do, it can be enough to make you want to throw in the towel and elope […]