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9 Ways to Include Pets in Your Wedding
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9 Ways to Include Pets in Your Wedding

We love our fur babies! Here are 9 adorable ways to include pets in your wedding. The four-legged members of our family hold a super special place in our hearts, so why shouldn’t they be front and center on one of the most important days of our lives? Many popular venues have no problem allowing […]

Is Wedding Photography on its Way Out?
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Is Wedding Photography on its Way Out?

Andrew Theodorakis, owner of BOLI Preferred Vendor Yellow House Images, believes change is on the horizon. Here’s why. “Your wedding photographer is the most important vendor you’ll hire.” It’s a common refrain heard from countless former brides and for good reason – once the vows have been said and the party has been thrown, your […]

4 Reasons to Get Married on an Off-Day
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4 Reasons to Get Married on an Off-Day

Considering a Thursday wedding? Or even a TUESDAY wedding? Here are 4 reasons to get married on an off-day! There’s no denying that weekends are made for weddings – most of us are off from work and ready to party, with fewer responsibilities than we have during the week. But while choosing a Saturday or […]

Should I Take Out a Loan for My Wedding?
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Should I Take Out a Loan for My Wedding?

Should you stick to a strict budget? Or borrow money to bring your wedding visions to life?  Your guest list tops 200, you want the string quartet AND the aerialists at the cocktail hour, and those main course upgrades look impossible to resist. You’ve been waiting your whole life for your wedding day, and let’s […]

27 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Hair and Makeup Artist
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27 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Hair and Makeup Artist

You want flawless hair and makeup for the big day! Here are 27 questions to ask when choosing a hair and makeup artist, so you’ll know that you’re working with someone who can execute your vision.    Natural glow or glitzed-up glam? Boho waves or a sleek up do? Whatever your preferences, you’ll need a […]

6 of the Best Wedding Planners on Long Island
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6 of the Best Wedding Planners on Long Island

Want to hand someone else the wedding planning reins? Here are 6 of the best wedding planners on Long Island! There are those of us who busted out the spreadsheets before our fiancés could even slip the ring on our fingers. But if the thought of coordinating vendors, making a timeline, and scheduling venue appointments […]

Help! I’m Supposed to Get My Period on My Wedding Day!
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Help! I’m Supposed to Get My Period on My Wedding Day!

“That time of the month” aligning with “you may now kiss the bride”? Here’s what to do if you’re supposed to get your period on your wedding day It WOULD be like Aunt Flo to show up to your wedding uninvited.  We get it. The thought of donning a (very white and probably fitted) dress […]

Should I Fire My Bridesmaid?
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Should I Fire My Bridesmaid?

Whether she’s going ghost, behaving badly, or just not stepping up to the plate, you may start to wonder – should I fire my bridesmaid? Yes, you know (and understand!) the saying “no one will care about your wedding more than you do.” It makes sense – it is YOUR day, after all. With that […]

What is a Wedding Content Creator, and Should You Hire One?
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What is a Wedding Content Creator, and Should You Hire One?

 Is a wedding content creator essential for your big day? It goes without saying that your photographer and videographer are incredibly important parts of your wedding day team. Think about it – once the vows have been said, the cake has been cut, and the dance floor has cooled, the one tangible reminder you’ll have […]