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Not your mama’s registry

Registry & Gifts: Modern wedding registries that can change your life. Comment

The big picture

Planning: Photographers explain how to take quality engagement photos. Comment

If you build it, they will come

DIY Projects: What to keep in mind while building a wedding website. Comments (2)

The guest list game

Budget: The longer your guest list, the more money you spend. Here is who you should and should not invite to your wedding. Comments (1)

The ABCs of RSVP etiquette

Invitations: We can send a text, an e-mail, and tweet with lightening speed, but for some reason, some of the people you invite to your wedding will not respond with a RSVP. Why is this? And what should one do when they find themselves in this kind of situation? We’re here to help! Comments (4)

Tips on tipping

Budget: The rules can be a little unclear when it comes to tipping your vendors at your wedding. Here is how to show your gratuity. Comment

Ten budget-friendly tips

Budget: Have a stylish and sophisticated wedding on a budget with these ten simple guidelines. Comment

Weddings unplugged

Ceremony ideas: Don’t like the idea of guests texting during your wedding? Here is how to get them to disconnect from the outside world and plug into your special day. Comments (2)

Favorite favors

Unique Ideas: Parting gifts your guests actually will love. Comment

Local flower power

Flowers: Add a little more green to your special day by choosing seasonal, locally-sourced blooms. Comment

The groom’s guide to wedding awesomeness

For the Groom: Ten ways guys can get excited about the wedding planning process. Comment

Roll into the chapel in style

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Get your big day beauty on at Pilo Arts

Sponsored Content: The stylists at this Bay Ridge salon understand that weddings stem from a bride’s childhood, and they fully accept the responsibility of meeting your high expectations. Read more…

Become an ordained minster in NY

Ceremony ideas: How your friend or relative can become an ordained minister. Comments (1)

Hee-haw! Donkeys and other weird weddings trends

Unique Ideas: Freaky fads you may want to consider — or reconsider — when planning your nuptials. Comment

Thinking outside the banquet hall

Venues: Are you digging around for a rare wedding venue? Here are a few ways to find a diamond in the rough. Comment

Why your wedding cake costs so much

Budget: We breakdown the price of wedding cakes, so you can have the tiered tower of buttercream frosting you’ve always dreamed of — regardless of budget. Comment

Great save-the-dates!

Invitations: Get your guests giddy with a little originality Comment

Catering conundrums

Food & Drinks: Formal or casual? Fifty or 200 guests? Chicken or fish? Here are some crucial tips on hiring the perfect caterer. Comment

Loud vows

Ceremony ideas: Unique quotes that will catch everyone’s attention Comment

Off the beat-en path

Music & Entertainment: A playlist of 30 first dance songs for the unconventional couple. Comment