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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.

A Restaurant Reception: What You Need to Know

Fashion-forward foodies who crave a chic, intimate environment—along with a fantastic meal—may want to consider the restaurant wedding reception trend... READ MORE

January 21, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: “When Should We Throw the Bridal Shower?"

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

January 18, 2013

In the News: Ideas for Your Wedding

Looking for ways to personalize your wedding? Make headlines with this unique concept from newsfavor.com: your very own custom hand-written newspaper keepsakes... READ MORE

January 11, 2013

Etiquette Q&A: “Who Covers Travel Costs for an Out-of-Town Bridesmaid?"

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

December 21, 2012

Glow On! Romantic Lighting for Your Table

Whether you’re planning a cozy dinner-for-two, a chic New Year’s Eve party or just want a unique look for your reception tables, you’ll love these super-cool paper shades from dipotter.com... READ MORE

December 18, 2012

Etiquette Q&A: “Do We Send Thank-You Notes to Guests Who Didn't Bring Gifts?"

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

December 14, 2012

Beautiful Blooms: Dazzling Ideas for Your Flowers

I recently discovered two fantastic florists, Vanessa and Michael Gonzalez, owners of Verde Flowers in New York City, who create gorgeous, unforgettable arrangements.... READ MORE

December 14, 2012

Etiquette Q&A: “Is It Acceptable to Only Serve Cocktails & Desserts?”

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

December 7, 2012

The Holidays: How to Avoid a Family Feud

‘Tis the season to be merry… except when unwelcome family feuds intrude upon all the merriment! Newlyweds especially often have to deal with unhappy parents and in-laws questioning their plans on where to spend the holidays... READ MORE

December 6, 2012

Cheers! Signature Cocktail Idea for Holiday Weddings

I can hardly believe that the holiday season is upon us! And what better time is there to break out a little bubbly or sparking wine to toast the season? ... READ MORE

November 20, 2012


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