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Your fiance did a beautiful job picking out just the right engagement ring that represents you and your love for each other. So of course you’ll want to be able to look at it every day to admire its exquisiteness. Here are a few tips for caring for and cleaning your ring to ensure that it stays as gorgeous as the day he proposed to you. 10 Ways to Take Care of Your Engagement Ring Are you the athletic type? Remember to take your ring off during sports so you won’t injure yourself or others with that big rock on your finger. Read More →

  These days, it’s not enough to get your future hubby just some plain old ring. No, now you have to get creative with your wedding band choices. I mean, you don’t want your man to be stuck with some drab ring for as long as you both shall live now, do you? Check out these 4 wedding band trends that the love of your life will be proud to wear! Top 4 Men’s Wedding Band Trends of 2012 Personalized Wedding Bands. Don’t just go for the typical gold one-size-fits-all wedding band. Every man is different. Does your guy spend Read More →

  Everyone is a little bit frantic on the wedding day, even the groom, so why not do a little something extra to remind your future spouse that this day is all about the two of you being united? After all didn’t he get you a beautiful engagement ring of your dreams? Here are a few suggestions that will pleasantly surprise him on the big day. Have ‘I love you’ embroidered on his shirt collar or cuff. Just a sweet little reminder of your feelings for each other. Keep an engagement diary to give him that keeps track of all Read More →

After the Engagement Ring! We know how grueling it can be to shop for and select the perfect engagement ring, or wedding ring. So we like to let down our hair now and then and talk about the fun stuff that comes after the ring. You might want to jot a note or two from this great list our writers have come up with! I wish I had this list at my buddy’s wedding in 2006… Editor If someone close to you is getting married, you’re probably going to want to make a toast at their wedding and show your Read More →

Wedding Guest Etiquette 6 Sure Fire Ways a Guest Can Ruin Your Day The day have finally arrived for you to marry the love of your life, so of course your wedding will go off without a hitch, right? Not necessarily. We’ve all heard the horror stories of disruptive, rude, clueless guests – here are some things you need to watch out for. Speak Up During the Ceremony Nobody wants to hear “Are you sure?” or “Don’t do it!” during your wedding ceremony. But, believe it or not, people actually do voice their opinion at the wrong times. Guests should Read More →

Wedding Planning – Grooms! Don’t just focus on your bachelor party! Men – yes, you popped the question, but the hard work doesn’t end there. Don’t leave your bride to all the dirty work – you should chip in and give her a hand! Here’s what you can do to help. 1. Have an Opinion Help with the planning. You don’t need to help with flower bouquets or anything, but insert your opinion on some of the major things. What food would you like? Do you want a band or a DJ? It’s your wedding, too, so you may want Read More →

Wedding Budgets 101 – A Guide for the Newly Engaged This is one of the happiest times of your life. You are in love and now engaged. But don’t get too caught up in everything, you need to think about how you are going to pay for your wedding! Traditionally, the bride’s family covers the cost of the wedding, but more and more groom’s families are choosing to help out, too. You will need to talk to both sides of the family individually to figure out who will be paying for what. Your budget will be the combination of what Read More →

Yay, you’re engaged! Now it’s time to get down to business. Have you begun to plan an engagement party yet? If not, we are here to help! Here’s a list of things you need to do for an awesome celebration of your engagement.  Setting the Engagement Party Date Planning to have a long engagement? It’s okay to wait a few months after he pops the question to have the party. Otherwise, it usually takes place a couple of months after the engagement. Either way, make sure it takes place closer to the engagement than to the actual wedding day. Compiling Read More →

8 Myths About Planning A Wedding It’s hard enough planning a wedding without all of the phony “rules” that accompany it. Here’s a list of the ones you can ignore. Myth #1: Hiring friends is the same as hiring wedding vendors. I don’t care how fantastic of a fashion or photojournalist your friend is – on your wedding day, you may not get the results you are looking for. An experienced photographer will know how to get a ton of different, fabulous shots (your first dance, exchanging vows, etc.) and also capture all of the fun your friends and family Read More →

It’s not exactly a walk in the park to write your wedding vows. It’s deeply personal, almost like writing poetry. Add the fact that you will be reading it in front of a group of people watching you and waiting for the wedding rings to be exchanged, it’s kind of scary. However, reading your vows to your future spouse will be one of the most memorable moments in your life. Here are some tips to make sure you make your vows absolutely perfect. Start Early. You will really regret waiting until the last minute to write your vows. You’ll feel Read More →