Studio EMP Today is a difficult day for me, because exactly one year ago, I lost the most amazing man I’d ever met—my grandfather Vern.  He brought so much joy to my life, was a constant source of love, support and guidance, and had the kindest, happiest, most ...

In this week's Ask the Wedding Maven column a bride writes in with a sticky bridesmaid situation. To keep the family peace, she asked her brother's on again-off again girlfriend to be a bridesmaid. They were off, now they're back on, but now she isn't sure ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I have a sticky situation relating to my bridesmaids. I got engaged 1 year and 3 months ago, and at that time, I asked my brother's fiancée to be one of my bridesmaids, along with my sister (as the maid of honor of course) and my ...

Dear Maven, I'm going nuts, because my mom is trying to take over my entire wedding, She decided she wants assigned seats for her list, none of my friends are going to have assigned seats or the groom’s family, but her guests are going to have assigned seats ...

Blended families often come with their own unique set of wedding problems. In this week's advice column, an adult daughter of the groom writes in with a question about what she should and shouldn't do. The Wedding Maven answers her question, but may not solve the real problem ...

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 ...

About Bubbly Bride Who is required to be invited to your bridal shower? Will you have numerous bridal showers and separate your friends from family, or possibly keep your family and your husband's family separate? Recently I have seen a large range of differences in how brides are handling ...

In this week's Ask the Experts, a bride wonders how to make her mother feel better about not being able to pay for part of the wedding. Read what the experts have to say, and learn a surprising statistic about who pays for what in most weddings! Do you ...

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 ...

Ask the Experts gives you a chance to have all your wedding questions answered by a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question for the panel write asktheexperts@onewed.com This week, a bride writes in with what she thinks is a "mother-in-law disaster." Her future mother-in-law has ...

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 ...

In this week's advice column, the Wedding Maven takes a little break from all the recent bridesmaid strife, and tries to help out a bride who is worried about how to balance her desire for a small wedding with friends with her family. Do you need wedding advice? If ...

Dear Wedding Maven, My fiancé and I just recently got engaged and although we do not have a date set, I have already started thinking about the guest list so that I have one on hand if anything comes up. My parents are divorced, my mother re-married, so it goes ...

About Bubbly Bride Recently I had the opportunity to experience a true act of kindness, and what I think would make a sweet tradition if chosen to participate in. Wedding budgets and costs are one of the most stressful parts of any wedding. No budget or planning can prepare you ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I need some advice. My sister is my matron of honor, and she is a very difficult person to get along with in general. Her daughter is the flower girl (2 years old). My sister got very upset that I am not allowing her other child (who ...

In this week's Ask the Wedding Maven column, the Wedding Maven attempts to help a stressed out bride by showing her the bigger picture of her family situation, and introducing her to Wedding Pre Party as a way of keeping unsolicited opinions at bay. Do you need wedding advice ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I have two aunts on my mother's side of the family. Her younger sister and I have always been close (we are only 15 years apart), because she and my mother were close for most of my childhood. Since they have had a falling out, my ...

About Bubbly Bride Food has always surrounded wedding festivities. You begin with the rehearsal dinner, jump into the 5 course wedding meal and end with the morning after brunch. By the end of the marathon weekend, it is easy to feel as if you are in a food coma. Try ...

In this week's Ask the Wedding Maven column the Wedding Maven answers a question from a seriously stressed out southern girl. This Derby City bride has two women vying for maid of honor status including her unreliable older sister and her own mother! Can the Wedding Maven help her ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I’m a newly engaged woman. My fiancé and I have not decided on our bridesmaids, maid of honor, groomsmen and best man. My mother is very demanding and controlling. She wants to be the mother of the bride as well as the maid of honor. I ...