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We’re Low on Cash: Can We Ask Our Wedding Guests to Pay for Their Meals?

A local bride and her fiancé consider an epic breach of wedding etiquette; thankfully, the Wedding Guru stops them in their tracks

Bridal Registry: What to Buy for the Couple Who Has Everything

Some bridal registry suggestions for the couple who has everything

Should I Have a Bridal Registry If I’m Planning an Expensive Destination Wedding?

One bride is planning her wedding in Paris — an already-costly affair. Should her pricey destination wedding affect the cost of the items on her registry?

Religious Weddings: Inviting an Atheist to Your Ceremony

A difference in religious beliefs should never get in the way of a friendship

Wedding Gifts: Ordering from a Bridal Registry (and What to Do If the Gift is Lost in the Mail)

A local bride is told her wedding gift is in the mail — but she never receives it. What’s the best way to ask her guest about it?

Wedding Gifts: Should I Give a Gift if I’m Out of Town?

A wedding guest wonders if she should send her niece an engagement gift if she can’t attend the party

Paying for a Wedding: Divorced Mom and Dad Split the Cost... Sort Of

This mother-of-the-groom feels her ex isn’t putting in his fair share — and it could affect her cash gift

Wedding Etiquette: When to Clap, When to Cry — and When to Use Your Cell Phone (Hint: Never)

Getting emotional is OK at a wedding, so long as you’re tasteful. Cell phones, on the other hand, are never acceptable!

Wedding Invitations: Tips When Mailing Your RSVP Cards to Guests

Ensure a no-fuss guest list when mailing your RSVP cards with this quick and easy trick

Wedding Gifts: How to Reject a Traditional Wedding Gift and Accept a Gift of Service

Accepting a wedding gift is rarely a problem (we should all be so lucky!); however, here’s what to do when you want to tell the gift-giver that a traditional gift is not necessary

Budget Weddings: Big Family, Little Wallet

A bride and her in-laws come to blows regarding the size of the wedding

Wedding Etiquette: Calling Off the Wedding Means Returning the Gifts

A guest is surprised to learn that her best friend canceled her wedding — and she’s not retuning the gifts
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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.

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