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By Jill Jaracz » Monday, July 24, 2017

Next to the ceremony and the dress, food might be the most important aspect of any wedding because it’s one of the few things people remember long after the celebration. Chef Alexa Lemley of... Read More

By Kristen Fischer » Friday, July 21, 2017

It can be tough to differentiate what things you need to buy versus rent for your wedding day. Which items are better off borrowed? That depends on both your vision and your venue. “Many things... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, July 17, 2017

There are a lot of details that go into planning your wedding day, from the desserts and dress to the vendors and venue. One detail you shouldn’t overlook: the lighting. How you decide to... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, July 14, 2017

While some couples slice into their wedding cake immediately following dinner and serve it as dessert, if your towering tiers are a work of art, you may prefer to leave it on display for a while and... Read More

By Taniesha Robinson » Friday, July 7, 2017

Today’s brides are pinning, liking, sharing, posting – and, yes, flipping through pages of glossy magazines while on the hunt for inspiration as they plan for the big day. And not only are they... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, July 3, 2017

From all those little birdies whispering about how you should be planning your wedding to notaries who tell you that half of all marriages end in divorce (you know, as you’re getting your marriage... Read More

By Heather Dornhecker » Monday, June 26, 2017

Bigger isn’t always better, even when it comes to weddings. Intimate weddings, with their close-knit vibe, can be just as lavish and elegant as bigger celebrations. Here are three expert tips for... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Monday, June 12, 2017

From navigating family politics to dealing with 1,001 tiny details during your lunch break, planning your big day can lead to big-time tension. Here’s a primer of what to expect when you’re... Read More

By buffalobrides » Monday, June 5, 2017

Whether it is for the wedding ceremony or the reception, music plays an integral role in your big day. The soundtrack of your big day is completely up to you, ranging from your walk down the... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, June 5, 2017

Whether you’re actively planning your nuptials or not, we’ve all been down the Pinterest wedding rabbit hole. You start looking for makeup ideas and suddenly you’re pinning every DIY and beauty... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Friday, June 2, 2017

It takes a team effort to put on a wedding, with each member taking on specific tasks. While other people may have significant roles, such as readers, candle lighters, and singers, they aren’t... Read More

By buffalobrides » Tuesday, May 23, 2017

For the second consecutive year, Buffalo Brides is teaming up with Spring Lake Winery to host the Enchanted Garden Party. This year's event takes place on Sunday, June 25, from 1-4 pm! Much like... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, May 8, 2017

Ice cream – two little words that bring people instant joy, happiness, and nostalgic memories (is the ice cream truck song stuck in your head yet?). If there’s anything that could make your... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, May 5, 2017

The last thing any bride or groom wants is to show up late to the altar. Arranging a chauffeur to get you and your closest pals to and from the ceremony won’t just make your day run a lot smoother... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, April 24, 2017

There’s no doubt — throwing a wedding is expensive. But it’s not exactly cheap to be a guest either. According to a survey by American Express and Ebiquity, Americans were expected to attend... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Friday, April 21, 2017

Receiving a gorgeous wedding invitation in the mail is thrilling, and it’s an honor to be chosen to celebrate such a special occasion. But along with those good feelings come some worries: How will... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Monday, April 17, 2017

You’ve dreamed of a wedding day filled with garden delight for as long as you can remember. From a greenery-filled ceremony to flower-inspired cocktails, your vision can certainly come to life with... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, April 14, 2017

Even budget brides want stunner personal flowers and impactful arrangements. Here are four ways to get gorgeous blooms without breaking the bank. Pick seasonal blooms “As spring comes to... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, April 10, 2017

Sit-down dinner with multiple courses, or yummy handhelds like fish tacos and burger bites? Wedding food was once black and white, with a full-fledged banquet hall dinner on one side of the spectrum... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, April 7, 2017

Want to make your nuptials unforgettable? Look no further than these ideas from The Knot’s Wedding Trend Report for 2017. Alternative Registries Don’t need a china set or slow cooker? More... Read More

By Nola Sarkisian-Miller » Monday, April 3, 2017

Some people may fantasize about having Maroon 5 play at their wedding. A select few can transform the dream to reality, like the heir to an Armenian billionaire who made headlines last June with... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, March 31, 2017

Sure, some couples can’t wait to jump into their jammies and pass out after their I do’s, but many never want the night to end. Reserving tables or a room at a great restaurant that stays open... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Monday, March 27, 2017

For couples who prize individuality above all else, an at-home wedding is the easiest way to achieve automatic, affordable character. Here’s everything you need to make it work. Space It... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Monday, March 20, 2017

The big question – Will you marry me? – is easy to answer. The follow-up question – When? – can be a lot tougher. When Sara Dorchak got engaged in September 2015, she thought for sure that... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Friday, March 17, 2017

Each year, Pantone selects a Color of the Year that expresses the current global mood and attitude. The 2017 Color of the Year is Greenery. Pantone calls it “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade... Read More

By Kristen Fischer » Friday, March 3, 2017

When you celebrate your big day, does it have to include alcohol? Not at all! Many couples throw a dry wedding reception that still lets them raise a glass to their newly wedded bliss. Throwing... Read More

By Jesse Darland » Monday, February 27, 2017

There’s no way around it: the cost of a wedding continues to increase. The most recent American Wedding Survey from Brides magazine, released in 2016, pegged the average at $26,522. That... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Monday, February 20, 2017

Just when you thought you’d listed every possible expense in your wedding budget, along comes a cost or two you hadn’t accounted for. To eliminate any more surprises, take a look at some expenses... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Friday, February 17, 2017

Your kid brother got a drone for Christmas and now wants to use it to take pictures at your wedding. Should you let him? You'd never consider hiring anyone other than a professional photographer,... Read More

By Nola Sarkisian-Miller » Monday, February 13, 2017

Cakes may have been an afterthought in weddings past, but these days couples are getting more adventurous in their dessert choices with showstopping icings, creative cream fillings and novelty... Read More

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