Special to OneWed by Ashley Koff, R.D., featured dietitian on the CW’s 'Shedding for the Wedding' 1. Make every bite count with nutrient dense foods. Think organic, whole foods versus processed, packaged foods. Make a salad bowl of organic blueberries (1/2 cup –fresh or frozen), quinoa (1 ...

Special to OneWed from Bally Total Fitness expert David Van Daff Your wedding is a great excuse to get in shape and start thinking about how you and your fiance can create a healthy lifestyle for yourselves, and your future family. But let's face it, the wedding day is ...

Nothing Says ‘I Do’ Like Health Insurance Special to OneWed from Carrie McClean of eHealthInsurance.com With wedding expenses and honeymoon plans on their minds, few new couples spend much time thinking about how health insurance factors into their future. Maybe they should. The fact is, a quality health insurance ...

Special to OneWed by Marie O'Mara of Honeymoons.com When couples are looking for the Bora Bora atmosphere with half the travel, Petit St. Vincent Resort may be their answer. The resort is located on a private island in the Grenadines island chain - located in the southeastern Caribbean. Typically ...

Special to OneWed by Marie O'Mara of Honeymoons.com For an amazing and unusual honeymoon location, couples need to check out the Algarve in Portugal. Located at the seashore in Portugal’s southernmost province, Algarve is not only the country’s most popular tourist destination, it is a vacation ...

Dear Wedding Maven I have a bridesmaid problem. One of my bridesmaids doesn’t shave her legs or underarms. It’s not a political thing, she just can’t be bothered. I don’t really care, but my mother keeps bringing it up because the girls are wearing strapless dresses ...

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 ...

Special to OneWed by Marie O'Mara of Honeymoons.com Last I left off I had just arrived in the Dominican Republic for a 40th birthday party. Our room at Tortuga Bay, in the Punta Cana Resort was oceanfront with what felt like our very own beach. As someone who ...

It’s a finishing touch, so it may be the last thing you think about. But a wedding hairdo can be a major source of freakout. No need to stress – just a little preplanning can give you a cool head and even cooler tresses. If you really like your usual ...

The trouble with most fitness experts is that they’re fitness experts. I stopped trusting them when I was in high school. I’d been getting into a good, steady routine of going to the gym after school for a while, and then one of the trainers gave me flack ...

Raise your hand if this phrase has come out of your mouth, “I wish I could lose (5, 10, 20) pounds before the wedding.” Or maybe for you it’s not so much about losing weight, but having Michelle Obama arms in your sleeveless dress? If you have pre-wedding fitness ...

I know the temptation. You get so focused on everything at your wedding looking perfect that it’s hard not to include yourself in that “everything”. And I know how the fittings can get. You know that little demon that lives on your shoulder? The one that whispers “This dress ...

The rationalizations are easy. “It’s just a few months, and then I can relax.” “It’s just to jump-start me.” “I’ll be careful.” Mine was “I’m just trying it to see if it works.” We all know that crash diets are terrible for you, but most of ...