The months before your wedding are already a whirlwind of appointments and meetings, but don't forget to book the below!
No matter what your skin issues, visiting your dermatologist will help get your skin on track before your wedding. If adult-acne is a big concern, your doctor can work with you to determine the best skincare routine for your skin type. They can also be the ones you call to zap the zit with a cortisone shot if an unexpected blemish pops up the day before your wedding.
A bride spends months thinking over every detail of her wedding, from the dress
to what will be served at the cocktail hour. Each aspect of the big day has been
carefully planned, but what to do with the children who attend is often
overlooked. Moms and Dads know it can be difficult to bring kids to an adult
event, but sometimes it can be just as difficult to find a sitter. To make sure
everyone has fun at your wedding, we’re sharing our top 10 favorite ideas to
keep even the tiniest of tots entertained!
15 WAYS TO MAKE A GOOD IMPRESSION AT THE TABLE
Forget "You are what you eat." You arehowyou eat. Dining with good
manners is an important way to make a great lasting impression, as well as a way
to ensure that you’re invited again.
1. There's no such thing as being fashionably late, only
unfashionably tardy!An eight o'clock invitation to an intimate dinner
party means eight o'clock, which allows time for cocktails and a sit down dinner
at eight forty-five.
2. Flatware is positioned in the logical order of its use; in other
words, moving toward the plate.
What do you think about couples seeing each other and doing pictures before the
First off, I'd like to say that there is no right decision.
Everyone is different and I
strongly believe that weddings should reflect the character and personality of
the bride and groom, even down to how they lay out the day.
me, I've heard both extreme sides of the argument. One one side, I've talked
with people who believe it's bad luck, wedding blasphemy and that I'm crazy for
even suggesting it.
Until you're in that boat with a ring on your finger and in the midst of all the planning craziness, there are some things you just won't get about wedding planning — no matter how hard you try or how badly you want to. This one goes out to all the engaged girls out there and all the happily married brides who have been there, done that.
1. That selecting a wedding date isn't as simple as just selecting a wedding date. There are a lot of things (and people!) we have to take into consideration first so please bear with us.
Be Willing To Make Compromises
things you want and things you need. You need a wedding dress, but you want a
custom gown designed by Vera herself. You need to feed your guests, but you want
to feed them 10 courses of Jean-George Vongerichten’s finest creations. Your
wants may feel like needs, but let’s keep things in perspective.
Stick To Your Budget
Speaking of wants vs. needs, it’s important to create a
budget and stick to it. That Lanvin dress might fit like a dream, but if it’s
ten thousand too many, keep looking.
We're counting down the all-to-common mistakes brides-to-be make, so you can avoid as many of them as possible!
1. Don't announce your engagement on Facebook before calling Grandma.
As a professional wedding planner, I’m chock full of random, practical wisdom that you wouldn’t think of if you hadn’t been tohundredsof weddings. Here are my top 13 wedding-pro secrets…
1. Have multiple pairs of scissors around while you’re getting ready.
Everyone has to cut tag, or those hangar pseudo-strap thingies out of their dresses. Scissors also come in handy for tips two and three…
2. Get a clear plastic “over the door” shoe organizer and fill it with things everyone will need while getting ready.
Wedding planning isn’t always easy. Or fun for that matter. It can turn even the sweetest, kindest, most generous human being into a nightmarish bridezilla who barks orders at her friends, hangs up on her Mom, and fights with her groom over the tiniest details—serif or sans serif?! What do you mean you don’t know what I’m talking about?!You don’t want to be that person…the person we all swore we would never be. (I was—I woke up in a feverish sweat one night convinced we had ordered the wrong size tables, insisting we run over to the wedding site “right this minute” to measure the outdoor patio for the third time, and crying to my groom that he was being insensitive when trying to convince me I was reading the tape measure wrong.
DID YOU KNOW....
... Why a wedding cake?
The wedding cake symbolized fertility. Today, the cake serves the dual purpose of providing dessert for the guests and a photo opportunity for the couple's wedding album.
The top layer of the cake isn't eaten. Instead, the couple is supposed to save it for their first anniversary.
However, many people do not enjoy eating cake that has been frozen for a year. Therefore, they sometimes ask their baker to recreate the top layer of their wedding cake for their anniversary celebration.