Elizabeth Anne Designs A very popular area at your wedding is your dessert table. So many guests will have sweet tooth’s! Whether you choose to have pies, cake pops, just wedding cake, or a candy or s’more bar, there are many desserts to choose from. However, the display ...

Llanes Weddings via SMP When the open bar is flowing, the band is crooning or the DJ's spinning, and the photo booth is snap, snap, snapping away, there's just one thing missing... Fun wedding favors that guests can bust out and let loose with at the reception! Because ...

Watson-Studios via SMP Your wedding day will be a blur, filled with love, laughter, and romance. You'll want to savor every moment, something that may be easier said than done. One of the top regrets we hear from newlyweds is that, between making the rounds to thank guests at ...

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 our weekly column where real couples get their questions about weddings and wedding planning answered. If you have a question for our panel of experts, write asktheexperts@onewed.com This week, a bride writes: My fiancé brought up a good question while we were at my ...

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 ...

Special to OneWed by Robbin Montero Salute! Sante! Cheers! Toasting dates back to Roman times when a glass of wine with a toasted piece of bread at the bottom was passed around the table. The last person to sip from the goblet, claimed the bread and would be the one ...

Dear Wedding Maven, I’m getting married next year at my parents’ house. I was thinking about having a potluck reception and asking people to contribute a dish instead of hiring a caterer. It seems friendly and old-fashioned to me (and it would save me money), but I’m not ...

Doing your guests a favor Wedding favors are a nice addition to your wedding reception… but they’re also a very new tradition, so don’t stress about it if they’re not your thing. Wedding favors should either be 1) portable, fun, and personal or 2) edible. Edible is ...

1. Above all, be clear about your budget. Most caterers are happy to work within any budget, but they do need to know what it is! Even low-balling is better than making a caterer run back and forth to rental companies trying to figure out your magic number. That said ...

You love your maid-of-honor. She’s your best-friend, she’s been with you through grade school, summer camp, high school, and countless break-ups. You know she loves you and has hundreds of great things to say about you and your fiancé at the wedding, if only she were capable of ...

Last week we ran a little piece with the worst Father/Daughter dance choices. Which got us thinking, what would be the worst music choices for weddings in general? It turns out the folks at NPR were one step ahead of us (hey, they’re very smart over there). Here ...

WARNING: This post may cause unintentional sniffling. Happy Monday! Father’s Day is this weekend, and to celebrate we offer a week’s worth of posts honoring dad. Today, we give you a completely unscientific listing of what I have determined are the top ten father/daughter dance songs. I ...

Getting ready to choose your caterer? We talked to some wedding reception catering veterans to get their very best advice. Check out our Top Ten Tips for a Good Working Relationship with Your Caterer for a wedding reception that's as effortless as it is delicious.

You may have a few Swarovski crystals glittering away on your gown or in your hair, but don't you want to spread the sparkle? These Swarovski crystal tea lights will have your head table glowing. ...And it's not like anybody would exactly complain if these also showed up ...

Your wedding reception will be a feast for the eyes, and of course a feast for the stomach... But your guests need to sit comfortably too! The Chameleon Chair Collection offers beauty and comfort. The chairs are stackable so they can be easily loaded in and out, and the clever ...

Featured wedding by Brian Drouin of Drouin Photography Katie was frantically hurrying to get ready for her big day as Tim shook from nervousness while he checked over his vows. It was a gorgeous autumn afternoon. The sun gleamed and the breeze rustled through the landscape. Then suddenly a calmness ...

Alcohol is one of the big expenses of most wedding receptions. In most areas, your guests will expect an open bar, and costs can rack up faster than you think. Fortunately, your friendly former bartender is here to help. One of the most important things to know is that most ...

Sure, your guests expect to eat at your reception, but they probably won’t be demanding Lobster Thermidore with a caviar chaser. If you remember to think in terms of satisfying your guests rather than impressing them and keep a sense of play in your planning, you can keep everyone ...

What's cooler than cool? Ice cold. Add some extra sparkle to your reception or engagement party with Cool Jewels from Fred. These diamond-shaped ice cube trays are an easy and inexpensive way to play up your party's theme - not to mention a fun surprise when your guests order ...