Hi. I recently got engaged, about 2 weeks ago. For the past 10 years, after going to my first Christmas wedding, I have wanted to have a Christmas wedding. My fiance and I both love Christmas, and think it is such a special and joyous time of year that we ...

Special to OneWed from Platinum Guild International The experts at PGI (Platinum Guild International) were kind enough to share these six tips for purchasing your wedding bands. 1. Start Shopping six months before the wedding Most wedding bands need to be special ordered, and you may want to have them ...

Dear Ask the Experts, What's the rule of thumb one should use for cost when purchasing a wedding gift? I just heard that it's the cost of two plates at the reception. But how does one know what the cost of two plates is? Especially if one is ...

Special to OneWed from Drew of GigMasters.com The days just before your event can be among the most stressful you’ll ever experience. You’re busy worrying about caterers, the five-day forecast, the potential of your uncle giving one of his famous embarrassing speeches and any number of other ...

Dear Wedding Maven, My father is getting married this summer to a women with whom I get along (she's much better then other women he's had in his life). Without anyone asking me, I was told I was going to be a bridesmaid, which is fine, but I ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I'm in a dilemma. My best friend is getting married in a matter of weeks and I am her maid of honor. My issue is that she has been cheating on her fiancé for months now. I feel stuck in the middle. I've never warmed ...

Dear experts, My wedding is in 29 days and I have yet to come up with ideas as to how to decorate my reception. We are having both the ceremony and reception at my mother-in-law’s church. The reception is in their "hall" which is actually a basketball court with ...

Dear Panel, My sister and I both got engaged this year. My parents are happy for both of us, but feel very guilty and even ashamed that their financial situation doesn't allow them to pitch in to help fund our ceremonies or receptions. In their view, it is the ...

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 ...

Dear Wedding Maven, My husband and I met and married in a foreign country without any family present. We have decided to have a small "wedding" when we arrive home. I have a few questions about how to go about things. We want the wedding to be VERY casual. We ...

Ask the Experts is your chance to get your wedding questions answered by a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question, write the panel at asktheexperts@onewed.com This week a bride writes: I'm having a Destination wedding in Florida in the height of the summer. We ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I am the MOH in my best friend's wedding and I am just clueless on what is actually needed to make this her special day. I've never been a MOH before so I'm trying to do my best. I think the biggest problem is ...

Special to OneWed from The Plunge Hello, ladies of OneWed. One thing we’ve found is that, when it comes to Bachelor Parties, women often are worried about something very specific: strippers. And even more specifically: lap dances. A reader recently wrote us upset because her husband had promised her ...

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 ...

Dear Experts My daughter was recently married by a Justice of the Peace and is planning on having her marriage blessed. We would like to invite guests to this event and also to a reception. We cannot seem to find the proper invitation wording, can you help? Thanks Mother of ...

Special to OneWed by David Tutera™ of My Fair Wedding, provided by Platinum Guild International Your gorgeous engagement ring is one of your most treasured possessions. And the wedding bands you'll exchange with your love after saying I Do will forever symbolize the beginning of your life together. For ...

Special to OneWed from The Plunge Normally we write for men. Normally we give them tools, tricks, and insights to survive the process. But today, we cross the line to help out you, the readers of OneWed, The Bride. So how do you get your man on board? 5 Ways ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I have a question that I am very wishy washy about. I am having a small wedding on the beach. My father and my fiancé’s mother will be the only people attending. We were going to have dinner afterwards and send out announcements with pictures. My ...

Ask the Experts is your chance to get all of your wedding questions answered by a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question for the panel write asktheexperts@onewed.com Dear Experts I’m having an early evening wedding. I’d like people to dress up a little ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I've always wanted to have my bridal party dress up as superheroes in my wedding. Wonder Woman and Superman, things like that that. My friend of 18 years and matron of honor flat out refuses to even try on a costume. The idea to her is ...