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10 Realizations You'll Have About Yourself While Wedding Planning

Wedding planning can be a time for some serious self-discovery (for better or for worse). From stress-management to decisiveness to communication skills, you’re likely to learn a whole lot about who you are (and what you’re made of) while you gear up for the big day. Here are ten self-revelations you’ll likely experience while getting ready for your wedding.

How to Make Your Beach Wedding Unique

A wedding on the beach is such a good idea — it's relaxing and romantic. But other than a sandy aisle and white resin chairs, not a lot of couples know what to do with this space. Things can get tricky with an aisle runner (which we don't recommend), and sometimes beaches won't allow anything thrown, included rose petals or confetti. Finding out the rules and regulations is part of the planning process for one amazing beach wedding. 

The New Pre-Wedding Party Your Groom Will Love

Traditionally, the bridal shower is reserved for the bride's nearest and dearest. But what about when there are two grooms? Or when you're only close with the groom and want to celebrate him? Introducing the bro-dal shower — "like a bridal shower... for dudes." The editors at BuzzFeed Life just threw two fun showers for their betrothed male coworkers. 

Light Up Your Life! Candles to Give (and Receive)

I love candles. Their soft glow easily transforms the look of a room, and the wonderful scents are a testament to the benefits of aromatherapy. As my friends and family well know, I never tire of receiving candles as gifts, and I keep one on my desk at all times and light several at home in the evening. They make great gifts for your bridal party, family members or as a special thank-you to vendors or anyone who’s gone above and beyond in helping you plan the big day. Here’s a rundown of some unique candles for family and friends or to use for your own enjoyment.

5 Things You Need to Know About Summer Weddings

The long, sun-drenched days of summer are so appealing for weddings. But before you plan an outdoor wedding during these steamy months, there are a few important things you need to keep in mind:

1. You'll need to book your date early. Not only is it the most popular time of year to get married — meaning the best venues book up quickly — but you're also going to be competing for your guests' attention; between vacations and other weddings, it pays to let your wedding VIPs know your date as early as possible so that they don't make other commitments. 

Marriage License 101: What You Need to Know

As you plan your wedding and prepare to take your vows, don’t forget about your marriage license! It may seem like a simple piece of paperwork, but a marriage license is the single document that legally marks you as married. Here are answers to the top six questions brides ask about marriage licenses so you’re in the know before you walk down the aisle.


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