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By Kristen Fischer » Friday, May 26, 2017

“Will you marry me?” isn’t the only wedding-related question that’s on the minds of many brides and grooms. Nowadays, proposing to members of the wedding party —think, “Will you be my... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Monday, December 26, 2016

Whether you’re a super techy couple or not, adding some “smart” gadgets to your registry will be a sign of your wedding times. Plus, your guests will be geeked up to shop outside the box. After... Read More

By Nola Sarkisian-Miller » Monday, December 12, 2016

You’ve gotten gifts for your bridesmaids and favors for the guests - but what about a little something for your groom? This is an opportunity to shower your spouse-to-be with something that... Read More

By Caitlin Mullen Puterbaugh » Friday, September 2, 2016

Who says that you can only have your gal pals by your side when you tie the knot? Keep your best guy friend where he belongs on your big day by making him a “bridesman” or even the “man of... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Friday, June 17, 2016

It’s easy to fall in love with a scanner gun while setting up your registry. Cute pillows—zap! Wineglasses—zap! Outdoor grill—sure, zap! Make sure you get the most out of your registry... Read More

By Metro » Monday, March 21, 2016

Brides-to-be thinking of asking a pregnant friend or family member to be in the bridal party should know such a request is common. Recent findings indicate that around half of all weddings now... Read More

By Joseph Popiolkowski » Monday, October 12, 2015

This article appears in the Monday, Oct. 12 edition of The Buffalo News. For subscription info, please call 716-842-1111 or click here.  WHEATFIELD – Katie and Peter Arcara were married Sunday... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, October 9, 2015

Maybe you and your fiancé have lived together for ages and already own enough dishes, wine glasses and linens to satisfy Louis XIV. How do you tell your guests that you simply don’t need any... Read More

By Metro » Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Being asked to join a bridal party is both an honor and a responsibility. When asked to take on such significant and meaningful roles, men and women may recognize the honor but be unsure of what... Read More

By Metro » Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Many once-popular wedding traditions have fallen by the wayside. But one wedding tradition that has withstood the test of time is the wedding registry. Couples about to tie the knot still build a... Read More

By Metro » Friday, April 3, 2015

Do you have a shelf or cabinet that’s filled to the brim with wedding favors such as engraved ice cream scoopers, cake servers, cheese spreaders or tea light candle holders? If you do, you’re not... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, April 3, 2015

You’ve figured out the perfect favor for your guests, but what about a sweet token to commemorate the occasion for your spouse-to-be? The history of the gift exchange between bride and groom... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Thursday, April 2, 2015

Being a bridesmaid or groomsman can require a lot of work – and cost a pretty penny. If you’re going to put someone on the spot, it’s helpful to know the finer points of whom and how to... Read More

By Metro » Thursday, April 2, 2015

It is sometimes difficult to ask for what you truly want as a gift. After all, you don’t want to seem like you are picky, overly choosy or ungrateful when receiving gifts. So for holidays and... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Thursday, April 2, 2015

Thank guests for attending your soirée with these easy DIY reminders of the big day. Seasonal Sensation Purchase a pile of your favorite local fruit and wrap each snack in a way that works with... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Thursday, April 2, 2015

When the friendships you have with your wedding party are priceless, how do you decide what’s appropriate to spend on their thank-you gifts? There’s actually no clear-cut answer, says Elise... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Thursday, April 2, 2015

According to Sharon Naylor, a wedding etiquette expert and author of “The Bride’s Guide to Freebies” (Lyons Press, 2012) most couples decide on two to three wedding registry options, though... Read More

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