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Ceremony & Reception

By Nancy Mattia » Friday, November 17, 2017

Your photographer will take plenty of shots of the first dance, wedding cake and bouquet toss. But what about the not-obvious ones, like you alone with your beloved grandmother or your ceremony... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, November 13, 2017

Dreaming of a winter wonderland wedding? Don’t go for the same old, same old. Plan an enchanting and unique event with these tips and modern new trends. Avoid traditional holiday... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Friday, November 10, 2017

If time, work or money weren't an issue, you and your soon-to-be spouse would spend your life traveling. Even though reality is what it is, you can still celebrate your mutual love of travel on your... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, November 3, 2017

Congrats, you’re engaged! And to top off all the excitement, you’re getting married to a member of the military. Military weddings make for a memorable occasion for all – its special for... Read More

By buffalobrides » Thursday, November 2, 2017

Brides-to-be, bridesmaids, friends and family were all smiles during the 7th annual Little White Dress event, Wednesday, Nov. 1 at Shea's Performing Arts Center. Wedding vendors, food, drink and a... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, October 30, 2017

Cheers! To coffee, that is. While you may see open bars and mixed drinks as a more traditional staple of a wedding, recently more couples are opting to add a unique pick-me-up to receptions with... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Friday, October 27, 2017

If nothing will make you happier than a mermaid-themed wedding, tastefully and tactfully done, then bring on the happiness. Your dream day can come true with these festive ideas and tips for an... Read More

By Jesse Darland » Monday, October 23, 2017

Because the wedding cake forms the centerpiece of your reception, you want it to reflect your taste, sophistication and sense of style. It also gives you the chance to show off your wedding theme and... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, October 16, 2017

While a wedding is a celebration of the bride and groom, it’s also a celebration of love, friends and family. Don’t forget to honor your loved ones who took time out of their busy schedules to... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Friday, October 13, 2017

Writing your own vows is the ultimate way to customize the ceremony. Make every word count by steering clear of these common wedding vow mistakes brides and grooms make. Using clichés “I... Read More

By Kristen Fischer » Friday, October 6, 2017

The meal served at your wedding plays a valuable role in setting the tone for your event and making it unforgettable, so the food better be great! And while wedding buffets often get a bad rep for... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Monday, October 2, 2017

With all the time and money that goes into throwing your wedding, why would you want to miss one fabulous second of it? That’s why more and more couples are opting to have the bride’s big reveal... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Smaller weddings may be increasing popular, but that doesn’t mean costs are going down. According to The Knot 2016 Real Weddings Study, the average price tag for a wedding was $35,329 last year –... Read More

By buffalobrides » Monday, September 25, 2017

Brides-to-be, bridesmaids, friends and family are invited to attend the 7th annual Little White Dress event, taking place on Wednesday, November 1st at Shea's Performing Arts Center from 5:30 p.m.... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, September 22, 2017

No matter how you know the bride (your lifelong bestie, sorority sister or actual sister), it’s truly an honor to be asked to be the maid of honor. It’s also a big responsibility. Here’s what... Read More

By Lindsey Romaine » Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Save-the-dates are more than just a pre-wedding formality. They’re a chance to give guests a taste of what’s to come, and to properly introduce the soon-to-be-marrieds. Thanks to social media,... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, September 1, 2017

Summer is the best season to get married. True or false? False, especially depending on your definition of “best.” For the longest time, summer was the quintessential time for weddings –... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, August 28, 2017

You’ve got the wine, you’ve got the beer and now it’s on to the cocktails. With alcohol and bars available at most weddings, it can be hard to stand out with unique choices. Here are three... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, August 25, 2017

Whether you’re the college roommate, childhood best friend or brother, it’s a big deal to be asked to be the best man. As your buddy’s big day approaches, here’s what you need to know about... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Monday, August 21, 2017

Today a wedding isn't a wedding if it doesn't have a lot of sparkle. "There is an aspect of glitter in every single wedding now," says Sophie Solinsky, owner of Soirée Event Design in Spokane,... Read More

By Metro » Friday, August 18, 2017

Accepting the honor of being in a friend or family member's wedding means more than dressing in the fancy clothing and showing up on the designated date. The wedding party - particularly the... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Friday, August 11, 2017

Flowers are big on your list for bringing together your wedding day vision. But it can be hard to find exactly what you want and what will pair perfectly with your overall wedding theme. If going the... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Technology is omnipresent today – from checking the weather app on our phone in the morning to locking the door at night with a smart security system. So it makes sense that technology is also a... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Friday, August 4, 2017

If skipping town to say “I do” is on the agenda, kudos to you. While you won't have to deal with traditional details of a local wedding, there is plenty you'll have to consider for your... Read More

By Kristen Fischer » Wednesday, August 2, 2017

As you prepare for your big day, keep in mind that you’ll need to do more than select centerpieces and bridesmaids gowns. Safeguarding your wedding plans from cybercrimes is a must in this day and... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Monday, July 31, 2017

Wedding Style: Luxe To achieve a glamorous aesthetic, steer toward large statement centerpieces with monochromatic blooms or masses of a single flower type, says Diane Wagner, a New York-based... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, July 28, 2017

Wedding planning got your head spinning? Sometimes, in the midst of it all, you and your beau may think of just running down to the courthouse and tying the knot right then and there. While the... Read More

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

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