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5 Must Haves for Every BOLI’s Holiday Wish List
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5 Must Haves for Every BOLI’s Holiday Wish List

Make your spirits bright with these great gift ideas! The holiday season has arrived and with it comes the age old tradition of gift giving and receiving. You’ve got some killer presents lined up for your family (your niece is going to go crazy over that Baby Yoda doll you scored!) but you may be […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BOLI Mourns the Passing of Long-Standing Member
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BOLI Mourns the Passing of Long-Standing Member

Alex Valerie had been a Bride of Long Island for four years On Sunday August 21st, Bride of Long Island member Alexandria Valerie lost her brave battle against ovarian cancer. She was 30 years old.  Alex had been a member of BOLI since 2018, when she and her now-wife Chelsea got engaged. Founder Heather Cunningham, […]

“Let Me Sweat The Small Stuff, While You Soak in That ‘Just Married’ Feeling”: Events by Shannon Offers Knowledge, Passion, and Empathy as You Plan Your Wedding
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“Let Me Sweat The Small Stuff, While You Soak in That ‘Just Married’ Feeling”: Events by Shannon Offers Knowledge, Passion, and Empathy as You Plan Your Wedding

With experience on both sides of the aisle, wedding planner Shannon O’Connor of Events by Shannon is ready to help you curate the wedding day of your dreams. Some brides are totally prepared to handle every intimate detail of their weddings. But for all the brides who’ve been scrolling Pinterest since high school, there are […]

9 Wedding DIY Ideas That Any BOLI Can Tackle
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9 Wedding DIY Ideas That Any BOLI Can Tackle

Whether you are crafty or not, these DIY ideas are perfect for anyone. Do you have Pinterest boards of amazing ideas for your big day? Or maybe you’re trying to save some money for other fun things for your wedding. Either way, there are so many do-it-yourself projects you can do for your wedding, the […]