Professionals share advice on how to be a fabulous maid of honor

...the ideas the bride has sound horrible to you and are not your style, remember that to her they're great," said wedding planner Elizabeth Brandon, the owner of the Los Angeles-based Wink! Weddings. "Try to take everything with a grain of...

Honoring deceased loved ones on your wedding day can be heartwarming

...somewhere in between, are a good idea for those who are missing somebody important that day, said San Francisco wedding planner Kathryn Kalabokes."A wedding is the one time that everyone would be there, and when you've lost someone, especially...

Themes permeated candidates' forum

...need not apply" outlook on government jobs, and even nongovernment service-oriented careers such as bakers, wedding planners and photographers. In other words, there is a soft discrimination looming against Christians who oppose this ruling...

Wedding-party music should blend harmoniously with every setting

...go down in flames."Although professional DJs and wedding planners scoff at the idea of do-it-yourself dance-floor...Asked for an interview, one prominent New York wedding planner sniffed, "That does not make sense at all. None...

Smart Spending: From the venue to the menu, how to save on wedding food

...of catering your reception, which is typically the biggest single item on a couple's wedding budget.Brooklyn wedding planner Jove Meyer boils it down to one word: flexibility."If you're flexible, there are definitely many ways to save...

Grand Central is popular spot for wedding photos

...Connecticut."It's that juxtaposition of a moment of romance against the hustle and bustle," said New York City wedding planner Karen Bussen, adding that many of the couples taking wedding photos at Grand Central have no personal connection...

Oddities not rare in sports in 2014

...start running like a crazy guy."LOVE AND DEATH: The Win nipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League became wedding planners. The team offered couples the chance to say "I do" on its field, completing perhaps the ultimate Hail Marry...

Make your wedding a family affair

...groom, but between each of them and their children and/or stepchildren."Make sure to bring the tissues," says wedding planner Stephany Allongo in Palm Beach, Fla. "This is usually a tearjerker."

Football fans know how to game-plan for their nuptials

...rather than attend.In Dallas, longtime wedding planner Micki Novak said fall weddings often are planned...director of the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners.Professional wedding planner Kavonda L. Rogers, of Montgomery, Ala...

Leah Marie Gordon - Tyler Newman Janik

...attendants were Charlie Salmons and Oliver Salmons. The wedding director was Leslie Lyle. Photography was by Ivey Gibb of Ivey Mischel Photography. Music was provided by Scott and Caroline Sizemore. Wedding planner was Shelia Griffin.