How to Reschedule Your Wedding due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing

COVID-19 (coronavirus) has impacted 2020 and its events monumentally. Pro sports leagues have canceled their seasons indefinitely, NCAA Winter and Spring athletes saw their seasons abruptly end with no March Madness or conference championships, and the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed until 2021. While these events have a significant national and global impact, perhaps the most personally significant events to be derailed by COVID-19 and recommended social distancing restrictions are mitzvahs, graduation ceremonies, quinceañeras, birthdays, and of course, weddings.

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10 Absolute Must-Haves on Your Wedding Registry

Whether you will be moving in with your true love after your wedding, or you’ve been living together for years, every couple needs a wedding registry. Couples have been procuring registries since Marshall Field’s (you know it today as Macy’s) created the first widely used wedding registry in 1924. Over the decades, while customs for engaged couples and their living arrangements have evolved, there are still critical must-haves that every two-some should add to their registry. Make sure you include the items below when planning what you’ll need for your new life together. 

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The Six Best Tools Available to Build Your Wedding Website

Your wedding is going to be an event. No—it’s going to be the event of the year. That means that you have lots of vital deets to share with your guests, including the location of the rehearsal dinner, the time of the ceremony, transportation to the reception, the must-attend sparkler send-off, and the morning-after brunch. Not only do these pieces of information need to be communicated in your wedding invitation suite, but they also need to be available online for the forgetful few who will leave their invite in their hotel room. Hosting a wedding website also allows you to provide links to your block of reserved hotel rooms, your wedding registry (hello Cuisinart ten-piece cooking set!), and the story of how you and your fiancé fell in love.

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Six Must-Haves in Your Purse on Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day will bring together all of your favorite, most-loved people. Being surrounded by everyone you love is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, which means you must be prepared with everything you love as well. There are six must-haves that you cannot leave home without if you want your wedding day to be perfect. No matter what gorgeous clutch you select to match your dream gown, make sure you pack these six essential items inside:

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The Maid of Honor Dilemma: What to Do if You Don’t Know Whom to Choose

Maid of Honor Dilemma

If you think the 2020 Presidential election is political, ask a bride what it’s like to have to choose a maid of honor out of her three sisters, two besties, and five cousins. If you are lucky enough to have many special women (and men, because hey, it’s a new decade) in your life that you’d love to have by your side while you say your I dos, choosing just one maid of honor can seem inconceivable. Fortunately, we’re here to tell you that in the era of anything goes weddings, modern brides have a variety of options for how they can structure their bridal party so that no one’s feelings are hurt, and you’re surrounded by all the most special people in your life on your wedding day.

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How to Take the Perfect Engagement Ring Selfie

Thanks to social media, spreading the news that your SO finally popped the question is as easy as hitting the share button—however, it requires the perfect photo of the rock. How can one best show off the glimmer and glam of their engagement ring, and express in imagery the elation of knowing they are going to marry their one true love? Read our engagement ring selfie tips for our expert advice.

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Wedding Etiquette: How to Extend Invitations to Your B-List

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The guest list. It’s one of the most daunting and stressful wedding planning requirements. If your budget was unlimited (but let’s be honest, that possibility affects a tiny percentage of couples), you’d invite everyone you’ve ever known to attend your big event. In reality, you’ll need to find the sweet spot between what your budget can accommodate, and what your reception venue requires as its minimum number of guests.

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