Judy Lewis

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How to Include Your Email on Wedding Invitation RSVP Cards

Planning a Hudson Valley wedding? Take the eco-chic approach and ask guests to RSVP via email on your invitation cards.

What Will I Leave My Children?

A Kingston resident considers one of life’s big questions.

How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

With so many different styles of capturing precious moments, how do you narrow down your wedding photographer?

Military Couples Who Skip a Wedding May Still Receive Gifts

A military couple eloped before the husband was deployed. Now that he’s returned, they want to throw a dinner party. Is it proper to ask for gifts?

Subtle Ways to Honor Family Members (Without Ticking Off Your OCD Groom)

One numbers-obsessed groom stands in the way of a bride’s clever idea for honoring their loved ones at their wedding

Do We Have to Reciprocate a Generous Wedding Gift?

Are you obligated to return the favor when someone gives you a wildly expensive wedding gift?

The Right Way to Deal With No-Shows at a Wedding

Emergencies aside, there’s no reason why an RSVP “yes” should turn into an empty seat at your wedding. No guest? No gift? No good

What to Do When You’re Unhappy Where You’ve Been Seated At a Wedding

A guest questions the seating arrangement at a wedding she attended. Should she complain to the bride, or just deal with it?

What to Do When A Not-So-Close Friend Asks You to Plan Their Wedding

One reader questions why a friend’s wedding planning was tasked to her — and how she can get out of it

Best Wedding Decoration Ideas, Centerpieces, and Party Favors

Which time of the year are you getting married? Here are some colors and décor ideas for every season

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