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How to Save Money on Your Wedding and Prevent Divorce

Lada Gaga and millions more got engaged on Valentine’s Day. Now’s the hard part – planning a wedding that you’ll love but won’t break your budget. The cost of the average U.S. wedding is $30,000. B…

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Woman Marries a Mannequin, Seriously?

You may have read about artist Suzanne Heintz in my previous post, "Woman Buys Mannequin Family in Response to Marrriage Pressure." It was published on April 1st, but it was not an April Fools' Da…

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Pre-Wedding Jitters

Just cold feet, or is there something more to anxiety about walking down the aisle? A recent study at UCLA found that those pre-wedding jitters are actually a good predictor of less marital satisfacti…

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4 Reasons Why There’s More to Life Than Marriage

By Ché Blackwood for Cupid’s Pulse, via DivineCaroline If romantic comedies and romance novels are to be believed, all single women are on a crazed mission to marry the man of their dreams. They a…

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How the Food Truck Concept is Spreading To Other Businesses

Photo Credit: Fashion Mobile By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger Fifty years ago, Jane Jacobs wrote, "New ideas must use old buildings." Today she might write "New ideas need old trucks." It's an importa…

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Make Your Own Wedding Brooch Bouquet

Brooch bouquets (along with alternative invites) for weddings is a trend that seems to be really sticking around. While buying them straight-out can be pricey (think $250 and up), crafting your own bo…

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Discrimination Against Relationship Status

By Lisa Spector, Canine Music Expert, Juilliard Graduate, and co-creator of Through a Dog’s Ear. I received a beautiful wedding invitation the other day from a bride who is very near and dear to my…

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Vegan Vows: A Yummy Cruelty-Free Wedding

Weddings inspire and delight. Starting with the wedding, a couple begins to build a beautiful life together. Planning a wedding can be stressful. Vegan couples are faced with the added challenge of bo…

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Sustainable Wedding Invitation Ideas

Weddings are a shared expression of a couples' love for each other. My last article discussed why and how to create a green wedding. Valerie Edmunds, author of The Green Wedding Guide, encourages …

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