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By buffalobrides » Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Join us at Shea's Performing Arts Center for an evening full of wedding inspiration! Tuesday, November 13 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Click here to RSVP on Eventbrite Mix and mingle with wedding vendors... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, September 10, 2018

Forget barns and burlap: today’s biggest wedding trend is all about edge. This look is all about contrasting the softness of flowers, lace and greenery with sleek metals, unfinished woods and... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, June 22, 2018

Just like dresses and décor, food styles, cuisines and flavors tend go in and out of favor for weddings. And with the rise of foodie culture, there’s no lack of new and exciting trends for couples... Read More

By Matthew M.F. Miller » Friday, June 15, 2018

Congratulations on your engagement! Of course, you're ecstatic about planning your perfect wedding and spending the rest of your life with that perfect someone. And while taking care of things... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, June 11, 2018

You’ve said ‘I do’ and sealed it with a kiss – now it’s time to raise a glass, along with your guests, to your newly minted married status. But what’s in your glass as you say... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, June 8, 2018

Playing “Let’s Get it Started” by the Black Eyed Peas can only go so far with actually getting the party started for your guests. When it comes to throwing the best party of your lives,... Read More

By Jake Laub » Friday, June 1, 2018

Whether you lean toward the contemporary or the traditional, the first step toward picking the right music for your wedding is to know the stages of the ceremony and the mood you want to create for... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Tuesday, May 29, 2018

From the cocktail hour to the Champagne toast, drinks are a key component of most modern weddings. They can make good food great, and they warm strangers both to each other and the dance... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, May 25, 2018

Your wedding day should leave a lasting impression on you and your guests, but that doesn’t mean it has to make a big impact on the Earth. According to a recent survey by, 51 percent of... Read More

By Matthew M.F. Miller » Monday, May 21, 2018

In 2017, the average cost of a wedding ballooned to $25,764, according to according to The Wedding Report, the Tucson, Ariz.-based wedding market research company. Some research shows that number... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, May 18, 2018

While there’s never a bad time of year to say ‘I do,’ summer does have a few advantages, such as beautiful weather, bright and vibrant colors and, of course, plenty of flower options. The warm... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, May 14, 2018

Evening weddings may be traditional, but an increasing number of couples are tying the knot with the sun still shining overhead. According to the 2017 Pinterest Wedding Report, searches for brunch... Read More

By Danielle Robinson » Friday, May 11, 2018

Who, what, where, when and why: a well-thought-out invitation will tell guests everything they need to know about what's in store. Stationery Solutions With a world of colors, fonts, papers and... Read More

By Matthew M.F. Miller » Monday, May 7, 2018

When they become engaged, a sixty percent of brides-to-be will update their social-media status within the first 24 hours, according to a social-wedding survey from; 86 percent will do so... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, April 30, 2018

When it comes to reception food, modern couples aren’t limited to traditional 3-course sit down meals. Between buffets, food stations, food trucks, cocktail-style meals and more, the possibilities... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, April 27, 2018

Social media is an ever-present part of our lives these days – even on our wedding day. From Pinterest boards collecting inspiration to ceremony live streams for guests across the globe, weddings... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, April 23, 2018

Want to get married in a church but not sure where to start? For couples that don’t belong to a church, are a part of different religions or no religions at all, church weddings can be difficult to... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, April 13, 2018

Many couples add personal touches to their wedding, displaying baby photos or detailing their love story on programs or decor, but what about personalizing a wedding for guests? While, sure,... Read More

By chrissmith » Friday, April 6, 2018

After the excitement of getting engaged wears off, the reality of having to plan a wedding usually starts to set in. And unless you’re a professional wedding planner, you probably don’t know... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Monday, April 2, 2018

Whether you’re exchanging vows at a house of worship or an alternative venue, there’s plenty of opportunity to add fruits and veggies says Michael J. Skaff, owner of Skaff Floral Creations in... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, March 30, 2018

Want to plan an ultra-special wedding? Pantone’s Color of the Year is here and perfect for the occasion. Ultra Violet is what the color guru company describes as communicating “originality,... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, March 23, 2018

Who said a guestbook has to be a guest book? While books have been the traditional way for couples to document the guests at their wedding, today the term guestbook has really evolved to include more... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, March 16, 2018

Want chic wedding flowers on the cheap? It’s easier than you might think – the trick is using color and structure to turn affordable, familiar blooms into sophisticated, exotic... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, March 12, 2018

Weddings are expensive. According to The Knot, last year, the average couple spent just over $33,000 on their big day. For couples on a budget, every dollar and even every cent matters. Here are... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, March 9, 2018

For many brides and grooms, wedding planning is a family affair. The mother of the bride, in particular, often plays a big role leading up to the big day. Of course, the stress of planning a big... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, February 23, 2018

In many ways, a wedding ceremony is a show. There is a cast, lines that must be recited and a captive audience. As such, the ceremony needs a program to guide friends and family through the... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, February 19, 2018

With 2018 officially in full swing, it’s out with the old and in with the new – even for weddings. If you’re tying the knot this year, here are a few fresh styles and innovative trends to... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, February 16, 2018

The best day of your life doesn’t need to involve alcohol. While it may feel like you’re going against the grain not serving booze at your wedding, that doesn’t mean it can’t be... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Friday, February 9, 2018

The year of Greenery is officially over. In 2018, Ultra Violet reigns supreme as Pantone’s Color of the Year. Every year, the experts at the Pantone Color Institute forecast color trends and... Read More

By Renee Lee » Monday, February 5, 2018

From the moment I first started writing about weddings (more than five years ago now), I’ve spent an countless time daydreaming not only about my own wedding, but also writing about it... Read More

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