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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 […]

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 […]

Does Everything Change After the Wedding?
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Does Everything Change After the Wedding?

You’ve walked the aisle, said your vows, and enjoyed an amazing party. But does everything change after the wedding is over? There’s a reason your wedding day is considered a “milestone” – it’s the first day in a lifetime that you’ll spend as a wife. And while most of your brain power has probably been […]

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 […]