Nine decadent alternatives to wedding cakes

Multi-layered, beautifully tiered cakes are focal points of wedding receptions across America. For decades, brides and grooms-to-be have laboriously tested and tasted endless varieties of dark chocolate ganache >> Read more >>

High price for love: Weddings’ average cost hits $25K

It turns out true love indeed has a price tag – and a pretty hefty one at that. The Wedding Report, a recent study by Pew Research Center and the U.S. Census Bureau, found that the average wedding costs about >> Read more >>

Safe weight-loss tips for wedding season

Over the years, brides-to-be have taken drastic measures to lose weight ahead of the Big Day: drinking a concoction of lemon juice, water, syrup, and cayenne pepper, wiring their mouths shut, and taking a pregnancy >> Read more >>

Modern brides have no shortage of wedding planning resources

From the moment the rock goes on her left hand, a bride is bombarded with questions, opinions, websites, magazines, blogs and oh, the endless possibilities!  Tried-and-true bridal magazines and event planners >> Read more >>

Helpful hints to cut down the cost of attending a wedding

How do you save on the weddings of friends and co-workers?  “We found that gifts, on average, run around over $100, and the cost is higher if it’s a close friend’s wedding,’’ said Kristin Koch, senior >> Read more >>

Wedding cake trends include creative construction

With three decades and counting in the cake decorating field, Dawn Trammell, owner of Luscious Crumb, has seen shortening replaced with butter, butter cream replaced by fondant and elaborate designs give way to >> Read more >>

Wedding Ceremony: How do I choose an officiant for my gay wedding?

With few exceptions to this rule, allow yourself enough time to be thoughtful and thorough in your search for the perfect officiant. The person you choose will play an integral role in one of the most important >> Read more >>

Wedding Planning: What not to say to your venue coordinator

The venue is one of the most important components of a wedding. After choosing the right location for your nuptials, it's important to establish a good working relationship with the venue's coordinator to make >> Read more >>

Buy your wedding invitations online

Searching for the perfect wedding invitation can be a daunting task, especially given all of the options involved in finding the perfect one. So, where do you begin your search for the one invitation that suits >> Read more >>

Weddings that set the stage for divorce

What a pity when the seeds of divorce are sowed at the wedding. Bridezillas, pushy wedding planners, fights with the in-laws, sibling rivalries, disgruntled relatives, sparring divorced parents, a MOB who thinks >> Read more >>