Your To-Dos Before the I-Dos

How to Transport Your Wedding Gown for a Destination Wedding

Traveling for your wedding? Awesome! Here’s how to make sure your garb doesn’t let lost at the airport

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Doing the Father-Stepfather-Daughter Dance

The father-daughter dance is a favorite wedding tradition. Here’s how a stepdad can cut in without slighting the bride’s father

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Gifting an Heirloom Gown to Someone Who May Not Want It

Everyone loves gifts, right? Maybe not: when it comes to brides, make sure you’re respecting her wishes (and style)

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How to Cut People from Your Wedding Guest List

It’s every bride’s nightmare: trimming down the guest list — and facing the wrath of slighted friends and great-aunts. Here’s how to do it properly

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Inviting Guests When Your Wedding Venue is Out-of-State

You don’t want to leave close friends off the guest list, but when your wedding location is a bit of a hike, what do you do?

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How to Throw an Office Shower (When No One’s Invited to the Actual Wedding)

Bridal showers for your coworkers is tricky when the rest of the office isn’t invited to the wedding. What to do?

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The Four Most Popular Wedding Etiquette Questions

The Wedding Guru addresses the four questions everyone wants to know about wedding etiquette

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Destination Wedding? Don’t Ditch Your Family for the Honeymoon

Cool your jets! Just because you married at a faraway location doesn’t mean you can ditch your family and friends

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The 3 Things You Need to Know If You Want a Weekend Wedding

So you’re getting married — why not make the wedding last the whole weekend? Here are the three things you need to consider

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Mom vs. Wedding Planner

One mom wants control of the wedding planner, which spells trouble for our bride-to-be

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Wedding Cakes: Taste It Before You Try It!

Good idea: Having a close friend bake your wedding cake Bad idea: Not tasting the cake beforehand

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Booking Two Weddings in One Day

Double-booked: What are the downsides to being one of two weddings the same day?

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The Downside to Renting a Site for Your Wedding

Property rentals might be more affordable, but don’t expect any extras

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Announcing Your Wedding Engagement at a Family Party

Can you announce your engagement at a family party without stealing anyone’s thunder?

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Is the Coed Bachelor/Bachelorette Party the New Wedding Trend?

A couple wants to opt out of the bachelor and bachelorette parties, but their friends have other ideas

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Wedding Customs and Their Origins: Why Do Grooms Carry Their Brides Through the Front Door?

Carrying your bride over the threshold of your new home isn’t as romantic as you think! The Wedding Guru enlightens on the origins of this ritual

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Your To-Dos Before the I-Dos

About This Blog

Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride, hubby-to-be, or even a wedding guest, The Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all of your wedding-related questions.

This blog hails from HudsonValleyWeddings.com, the one-stop resource for services and products, promotions and specials, a Regional Bridal Show schedule, Wed Shop, and links to money-saving and wedding-related Web sites.

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