wedding plan

How to Plan a Wedding on the Water

If you’re looking for barefoot luxury and want to skip toes in the sand, look beyond the shores for a non-traditional place where you can surround yourself with something blue. Outdoor events and intimate gatherings are here to stay, and couples in search of a new spin on an open-air venue may find their perfect match in a wedding on …

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13 Ways to Plan a Wedding Online

Even before the pandemic forced us all indoors, engaged couples were increasingly relying on technology to put together their big days. After all, now that we attend exercise classes, conduct therapy sessions, and even shop for cars online, it was only a matter of time before wedding planning went digital, too.  With the world still connecting virtually, more and more …

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Woman deemed ‘bridezilla’ over her major wedding venue complaint: ‘They should plan better’

A woman went head-to-head with a wedding party that tried to take over her husband’s birthday party. She took to Reddit’s “Am I the A******” to share her story. She planned a surprise party for her husband months in advance. She even paid to reserve a rec room in her apartment complex. But on the day of the birthday party, …

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Non-family friend wedding, parenting advice from Care and Feeding.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by LightFieldStudios/iStock/Getty Images Plus.  Slate Plus members get more Care and Feeding every week. Dear Care and Feeding, I recently torpedoed my close family when the topic of my cousin’s wedding came up. My cousin is getting married in a foreign country at a five-star, all-inclusive resort. Guests are required to stay a minimum of three nights. …

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Hiring a Wedding Planner? Here Are a Few Questions to Consider.

Mr. Rhee noted that partial planners start work four to six months before a wedding. They do all of the above, while also referring vendors, advising on floor plans, seating, tastings, and making final decisions. Full-service planners, especially those with designer backgrounds, “typically work a year out and produce your wedding from start to finish,” Mr. Rhee said. Last on …

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Do You Need a Wedding Planner?

A wedding day is a happy but also complicated day filled with many moving parts—not to mention the added pressure of having to be a perfect occasion. Weddings are also a big business. Not surprisingly, as in many industries, a whole profession of advisors exists, generically known as “wedding planners.” Though not new—the oldest planner trade organization dates back to …

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Are we right that the wedding plan is bonkers?

DEAR MISS MANNERS: We’ve been friends with a couple for over 20 years. Our son grew up with theirs — elementary through high school, after-school sports, etc. Their son is getting married out of town. It’s drivable for us, but would mean a flight and hotel for our son and his wife. Our friends just informed us that while we …

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How to Plan a Surprise Wedding

Surprise weddings aren’t new, especially among the rich and famous. But during the pandemic, their appeal has been gaining in popularity. Following a year and a half of quarantining, couples seem to be craving more intimacy and personalization and less pomp and circumstance. A surprise or pop-up wedding — perhaps from an engagement or birthday party — is a memorable …

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