Question of the Week: What Is a DIY Bride?

by Azure

The other day I had a conversation with an old friend who started telling me about his DIY wedding, and raving about the food at the restaurant where the reception was held. I was a little confused and asked him how it was DIY, if the reception was at a restaurant, which provided food, drink, and decor. "Oh," he said, well "We didn't have a planner." The more I talk to people about weddings the more I realize there's a huge range of what people consider DIY. So, what do you consider...

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Question of the Week: How Green Are You? How Green Is Your Wedding?

by Azure

Earth Day is Thursday (actually, I guess now the whole week is Earth Week). Obviously, it's very fashionable and popular to be eco-friendly or green with your life and your wedding. But, I'm just curious, how eco-friendly are you really? How important is having an eco-friendly wedding to you? Are you doing the basic reduce, reuse, recycle or are you going the extra mile and spending the extra dollar to make your wedding eco-friendly? Are you asking questions of your vendors, and...

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Question of the Week: Are You Ready for Tax Day?

by Azure

Thursday is tax day, if you're looking for ways to stall finishing your returns, think about these questions: Has getting engaged changed the way you think about money? Are you being more responsible and thinking about saving for the future more? Do you feel ready to be in charge of your financial future? Or would you rather forget about that part of getting married? Have you and your guy talked about how you'll handle finances? One account or two? One person in charge of bills or...

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Question of the Week: How Do You Use Your Wedding Website?

by Azure

A couple of weeks ago we launched a new online tool. Now, you can create a custom-made wedding website, with a custom-created domain name! For a small fee, you can choose any name you like that makes it easy for your guests to find your wedding website (well, any available name). Here's the question part: How important is your wedding website? What do you see as it's main purpose? How much time do you spend working on it? Helpful Links Create a Wedding Website

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Question of the Week: What Would You Like on Your Wedding Menu?

by Azure

I have food on the brain! How are you thinking about your wedding menu? Is it food that you and your fiancé like, or is it more about what the guests expect? If money were no object what would you serve? What's your favorite item that you are serving? Helpful Links Find a Great Caterer Food and Drink ideas

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Question of the Week: Where Would You Like to Buy a Wedding Dress?

by Azure

You've probably heard the news that White House Black Market and Urban Outfitters are joining J.Crew in being fashionable retailers offering a bridal line. It got me wondering, what store do you see as your wedding style? If you could get any store that you shop at (or dream about shopping at) to make a bridal line, which store would it be and why? Feel free to be creative, maybe it's not even a clothing store, but a different kind of designer. Helpful Links Wedding...

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Question of the Week: What Did You Think of Zoe Saldana’s Oscar Dress?

by Azure

We've got a lot of Oscar talk around here this week. Really though, I've just got one question that I can't stop asking people, what did you think of Zoe Saldana's Givenchy dress? Do you appreciate it when stars try something a little different, or is it just too much? Is your wedding dress style going to be surprising? Would you rather be talked about in something a little "out there" or play it safe and be ignored? Helpful Links Designer Wedding Dresses

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Question of the Week: Do You Watch Wedding-Based Reality Shows?

by Azure

A few of us around the office spend a little too much time watching reality TV then we should probably admit. Last night's Bachelor episode left me wondering, do you like watching wedding-themed reality shows? Platinum Weddings? Bridezilla? Do these shows give you ideas, or do they give you the heebie jeebies?

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Question of the Week: Who Would You Want as a Wedding Singer?

by Azure

As you know from our 2010 Wedding Trends, weddings are moving away from the big, platinum blow out and getting smaller, more intimate and more meaningful. Still, it's fun to dream. So, if you could have ANYONE perform at your wedding, who would it be? How much do you think it would be worth to have someone famous as your own personal wedding singer?

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Question of the Week: Which Wedding Trend Do You Hope Is Gone Forever?

by Azure

Last week, we published our forecast for 2010 Wedding Trends. It got us thinking, what trends from the past are gone forever and which trends will be making a comeback? Will pastel bridesmaids' dresses come back? What about the "table picture"? Which trends do you hope are gone forever?

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