Planning a Wedding? 10 Reasons to Think Small

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By Christina Friedrichsen, IntimateWeddings.com Job losses. Plummeting stocks. A housing market that continues to tank. It's enough to make any girl get the jitters. And as if the recession wasn't bad enough, you have a wedding to plan! Take heart. You can still have an amazing wedding - and stick to your budget. How? A small guest list! When you've got fewer guests, you can splurge on the things that really matter to you. For some that might be a gourmet dinner, for others it...

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Destination Wedding ... for Teens?

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If last week’s post about honeymooning in Italy has you singing “That’s Amore,” then why not get married on Romeo and Juliet's balcony in Verona? According to articles here and here, a balcony that supposedly once belonged to the Capello family (the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Capulets) will be available for weddings starting in April. Too bad Bristol and Levi broke up… Check in with us tomorrow, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day we’ll be filled with “green”...

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Destination: Italy An Off-the-Beaten-Track Honeymoon for the Adventurous Couple

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Special Feature by Madeline Clarke Jhawar of Italy Beyond the Obvious Hello, savvy travelers! Feel free to use the honeymoon itinerary below, or contact Italy Beyond the Obvious for an itinerary that’s more closely matched to your interests and travel pace. Tell us you saw us on OneWed.com for a 20% discount, through July 2009. Summit a volcano at midnight. Hike high above the Mediterranean coast on a narrow mule path. Balance the hiking with beach time and a visit to the ancient...

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Bring the celebration home with a tropical-themed party!

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Destination Weddings are a popular choice for couples-to-be, and while the concept of a big party “away from it all” is exciting, not everyone can make it. Luckily, there are many ways a bride and groom can celebrate with family and friends who couldn’t make it to the big event. To help bring the party home, throw a small celebration with a tropical theme! Three simple steps to bring the celebration home (without throwing off your budget): 1. Use backyard decorations but keep...

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Bubbly Bride: Welcoming your Guests in Style

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About Bubbly Bride When your friends and family fly in from around the country, it is always nice to have something to welcome them and let them know how grateful you are they came! This is especially important for destination weddings since most of your guests traveled further to attend. You want to introduce your guests to the city and let them know all of the fantastic sights and places to eat during their down time. Another great idea is to include an itinerary for the long...

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