Tips on making the most out of your gift registry and how-tos and don'ts when buying gifts for bridal party and groomsmen.
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on November 08, 2013 at 5:00am
An important part of planning any wedding would be where the bride and groom are planning to register for wedding gifts. If you could only pick one store to register at, which one would it be?
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on June 27, 2013 at 2:12pm
As the marriage trend continues to shift towards getting married later in life, traditional wedding registries are starting to be replaced. Couples that already have established homes are branching out when it comes to registries, will you do the same? What type of wedding registry best suits you and your fiance’s wants and needs? Weigh in in this week’s wedding poll?
article by CTW Features | posted on June 09, 2013 at 5:00am
If you’re planning on going to a wedding this year, you better check your bank account balance first because being a guest certainly hasn’t gotten cheaper. Wedding guests anticipate a cost of $539 per wedding they attend in 2013, up 59 percent over 2012, according to the most recent American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, which surveyed more than 1,500 U.S. adults. Travel is among the la…
article by Erin Morris | posted on April 08, 2013 at 8:58am
There’s no end to the planning and organization that goes into creating a dream wedding. But for brides- and grooms-to-be on the go, help is just a download away. Planning used to involve endless paper trails, but now there are plenty of tools right at your fingertips designed to help you get more accomplished and manage your wedding like a pro. Check out some wedding apps that will get you bot…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on April 04, 2013 at 1:00am
According to Sharon Naylor, a wedding etiquette expert and author of “The Bride’s Guide to Freebies” (Lyons Press, 2012) most couples decide on two to three wedding registry options, though it’s fine to have up to four. Diane Gottsman, a national etiquette expert and owner of the San Antonio-based Protocol School of Texas, suggests having a variety of options, including local kitchen and h…
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on March 22, 2013 at 8:04am
With so many different choices, it can be hard to settle on what type of favor to thank your guests with. What type of favor will you, or did you, give at your wedding? Weigh in in this week’s wedding poll!
article by Metro Creative | posted on March 18, 2013 at 1:00am
Do you have a shelf or cabinet that’s filled to the brim with wedding favors such as engraved ice cream scoopers, cake servers, cheese spreaders or tea light candle holders? If you do, you’re not alone. As couples pore over guest favor options, many select trinkets or knickknacks that, while thoughtful, end up collecting dust in someone’s home. Edible gifts also can be thoughtful — and flavorful…
article by Megan Patsavas - CTW Features | posted on March 15, 2013 at 10:47am
The Pantone Color Institute’s 2013 Color of the Year gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “going green.” Emerald (Pantone 17-5641) was selected as the new “it” color based on what designers and jewelers around the world are doing, and because of it’s meaning, says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Emerald green, as a symbolic color, speaks to…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on February 26, 2013 at 10:04am
Jaimie Fender, Portland, Ore.-based attorney; married Aug.27, 2011 Seasonal items: “I got married in the summer, so I registered for a lot of stuff like portable outdoor furniture, outdoor plasticware (margarita glasses, pitcher, etc.) and a small hibachi grill. But now that we have a new house, I wish we had a real patio set and more fine china, and we have a large outdoor barbecue, so the gri…
article by ARA Content | posted on January 31, 2013 at 9:16am
If long-standing wedding traditions seem a little confining and out of date for your modern nuptial celebration, you’re not alone. Lifestyles are trending toward practical and tasteful simplification. An easy-going elegance and a balance of formality and fun is now the norm. So you might ask, “How can creative couples introduce more contemporary options to their celebrations yet still craft a memo…
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About a year ago, we attended the wedding of the daughter of very good friends of ours. We placed a generous amount of cash in the wedding card.
Nearly four months…