From Diane's Desk

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Hello everyone! This is Diane Forden, Editor in Chief of Bridal Guide magazine. Let me congratulate all of you brides-to-be out there on your engagement. You must be so excited to be planning your wedding and well, maybe you’re a bit overwhelmed and anxious, too. That’s why I’m here to help. I’d like to know what’s on your mind, what questions you may have, what’s bothering you and what you like and don’t like about the whole wedding planning process. So please write, let me know your thoughts and ask any questions.

Travel Must-Have: Power Up Your Devices On-The-Go

No one likes to run out of juice…on cell phones or iPads, that is. The frustration of not being connected and trying to find a place to re-charge (if you’re not at home) is maddening! Which is why I want to share one of my favorite new finds: FatCat’s PowerBar 9600.... READ MORE

April 4, 2013

Inside the New Issue

Editor-in-Chief Diane Forden takes you on a tour through the pages of our May/June issue... READ MORE

March 26, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: "How Do We Tell Someone They're Not Invited?"

Editor-in-chief Diane Forden answers a reader's biggest etiquette question.... READ MORE

March 22, 2013

Bug Off! A Summer Wedding Saver

With warm weather around the corner, some of you may be looking forward to your outdoor summer wedding... READ MORE

March 15, 2013

A Wedding Away: Under the Tuscan Sun

When these lovely, picturesque wedding-perfect images of the Villa Poggio Bartoli in Tuscany, Italy came across my desk, I had to share them with you: It’s the ultimate fantasy wedding.... READ MORE

March 11, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: "Can I Use Pre-Printed Address Labels?"

Editor-in-chief Diane Forden answers a reader's burning question ... READ MORE

March 8, 2013

Pet Pointers: How to Include Your Dog

One of the sweetest things about weddings today is having man’s (and woman’s) best friend take part in the ceremony. Who doesn’t ooh and aah when they spot a furry friend walking down the aisle with tail wagging and looking their wedding best?... READ MORE

March 1, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: "Who Gets a Plus One?"

Editor-in-chief Diane Forden answers a reader's burning question ... READ MORE

March 1, 2013

Fresh Start: New Registry Ideas

Spring is just around the corner, so it’s a great time to start thinking about giving your home a lift with new bath and bedding options... READ MORE

February 21, 2013

10 Ways to Make Your Wedding Romantic

Get tips from Preston Bailey on how to make your wedding (and newlywed life) romantic. Hint: You might want your fiancé to take a look at these, too!... READ MORE

February 14, 2013

Featured: David Tutera on How to Keep Your Reception Fun. See more Q&As with David