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Special to OneWed from Pamela Yellen As a new or young couple just starting out, planning your life together is an exciting and beautiful time. Endless possibilities abound, but endless decisions have to made in order for those possibilities to become reality — some of which are fun to think about while others not so much so. What neighborhood will you live in? Where will you go on... (more)
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Special to OneWed from David Cunningham and Deborah Beroset of Landmark Education There’s a lot of attention on the economy right now – and many people are worrying and preoccupied with their finances and economic struggles. This type of stress can take its toll on you and your relationships. For you and your spouse, it’s more important than ever to take steps to keep your... (more)
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Ask the Experts is your chance to get wedding planning advice from a panel of wedding professionals. Dear Experts, Do wedding vendors who own their own businesses expect a tip? In my mind, if you’re a planner or florist, and you own your business, you set the price that you think is fair for your work, so it’s different than tipping a waiter who works for someone else and whose salary... (more)
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Special to OneWed from The Plunge.com Brides and grooms alike, listen up: this is it. The biggie. The size of your guest list is the one variable that will make or break your wedding’s budget. A few extra guests could mean the difference between an open bar and boxed wine. Ready for the most stretched metaphor you will hear this month? Your wedding’s guest list is like the world’s... (more)
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Ask the Experts is your chance to get wedding advice from a panel of wedding professionals. If you need wedding advice write asktheexperts@onewed.com This week a bride asks: Dear Ask the Experts, I’m considering hiring a wedding planner for my wedding, but I read a lot of conflicting information about how they work. Some people say that all wedding planners charge referral fees... (more)
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Special to OneWed from Robbin Montero of A Dream Wedding One of the biggest hurdles for parents planning a child's wedding is that thirty years may have passed since the parent last planned a wedding. To say things have changed in that time is an understatement. Back then, brides were often unaware of the costs and the mother of the bride often made all the plans. To give perspective, I... (more)
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Quick, what will be your guests’ first impression of your wedding? Here’s a hint, it will happen long before they get to the ceremony, see the dress, or eat the cake. Your wedding invitation (or save the date card) is your guests’ introduction to your wedding. It tells them where to go, what to wear, and what kind of event to expect. Today, when we rely so much on electronic... (more)
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If you're just diving in to wedding planning and feeling overwhelmed with expenses, Pure Ambiance Event Planning has some great basic tips on reducing your costs. Happy planning! Special Feature by Kisha Barner of Pure Ambiance Event Planning 1) Having a wedding in winter months is definitely cheaper than having it in peak seasons, such as fall or summer. Consider looking at different... (more)
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It seems like everywhere you turn there’s another article about how to have a wedding on a tight budget. My problem with these articles is that they either tell me things I already know (ice sculptures are an unnecessary expense, a big guest list will be more expensive than a small one, who knew?) or they make suggestions that unless you quit your job and take classes in baking, calligraphy,... (more)
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Special Feature by Sittercity.com Venue? Check. Wedding cake? Check. A reliable, experienced babysitter? Oh, right. With the chaos of wedding planning and the speed with which everything seems to move once that date is set, it’s easy to rush overlook hiring a sitter to provide wedding day child care. Because wedding planning is hectic enough, here is a complete guide to help you hire a... (more)
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