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Special to OneWed.com by Robbin Montero Most people dread planning designated seating for any event, much less a wedding reception where family relationships are sometimes touchy. Particularly in the latter wedding-planning stages, seating can seem a daunting task. Choose an informal occasion with an hors d’oeuvres reception, outdoor buffet, or food stations, and you can avoid designated... (more)
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Dear Wedding Maven Is there a polite way to let people know that they are NOT invited to my wedding? We are having a fairly small wedding and I get the feeling that a lot of friends and co-workers assume they’ll be invited, when in fact, we’re only inviting family and our very closest friends. I get a lot of questions about the wedding and wedding planning and I’m worried that people... (more)
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Ask the Experts is your chance to get your specific wedding questions answered by a variety of wedding professionals. If you have a question for our panel of experts write asktheexperts@onewed.com. Dear Ask the Experts, My fiancé and I want a mix of Caribbean and Filipino food at our wedding. We are going to have a buffet for 150 guests, and are ordering food from two different places. I... (more)
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Special to OneWed by Marie O'Mara of Honeymoons.com A popular question honeymooners have is about traveling to Europe, particularly the romantic country of France. My last trip to Europe I had the pleasure of stopping in Paris, France for an amazing & very magical few days. I quickly fell in love with the timeless city & romance of Paris. After a few days in Paris, I recommend that couples... (more)
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Dear Wedding Maven, I am looking for suggestions for the wording of a bridal shower invitation. I’m the maid of honor, I live in Illinois, but the bride lives in Arizona. We are having her shower in Illinois, when she’s home for a visit, but don’t want her to have to ship the gifts home. Can we ask people to send the gifts to her home in Illinois, but bring a picture? Thanks Long... (more)
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Ask the Experts is you chance to get professional wedding advice from OneWed’s panel of wedding experts. If you have a question write asktheexperts@onewed.com. Dear Experts I’m getting married in January in Chicago (I know, but we don’t have a lot of out of town guests, so I’m not worried about the weather). I’m on a tight budget but most of the DIY advice I see for flowers and... (more)
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Ask the Experts is your weekly chance to get expert wedding advice from OneWed’s panel of wedding experts. If you have a question write asktheexperts@onewed.com Dear Ask the Experts, My fiancé and I are trying to decide on our bridal party. Is there an ideal number for bridesmaids and groomsmen? Can groomsmen and ushers be the same people, or should they be separate? What are some... (more)
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Dear Wedding Maven, I have been blessed with a wonderful Maid of Honor. I never expected any "duties" from her in particular. I truly just wanted to honor her and have an excuse for her to come along with me dress shopping, venue hunting, menu tasting, etc. Thankfully, she has been very thorough in "traditional duties" because I am pretty clueless as a bride! She has gone above and beyond... (more)
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Ask the Experts is your chance to tap into a panel of wedding experts to get your most pressing wedding questions answered. If you have a question for the panel write asktheexperts@onewed.com. Dear Ask the Experts, I got married last year and LOVED planning my wedding. I’ve helped with the weddings of a few friends as well and now I’m considering looking into doing this as a career. ... (more)
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Special to OneWed by Robbin Montero of A Dream Wedding Tough decisions For some brides a sudden burst of tearful protest from an infant is just a reminder of the familial love surrounding them on their special day. For others and their guests, even soft cooing from a baby is distracting and annoying. Your wedding guests want to hear the vows you and your new partner in life will recite on... (more)
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